Relay For Life

Join Colleges Against Cancer for Cornell's 11th annual Relay For Life Saturday April 26th. Students, faculty, staff, and community members come together to honor those who have battled cancer and support goals of the American Cancer Society. Last year more than $41,000 was raised. Help us to celebrate, remember, and fight back!

12pm-12am

Small Multi-Sports Center

Relay

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For more student

 events, visit the student activities calendar here!

Know Your Status

Did you know the Student Health Center offers FREE, confidential testing for sexually transmitted diseases?

Join us on April 22nd, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm for our special Get Yourself Tested (GYT) event! Call 319-895-4292 or stop by to set up an appointment!

STI

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Anxiety Screening

Wondering if you may have symptoms of anxiety?  

Cornell students click here to take a 
free, confidential screening online to see if you may have symptoms of anxiety, including generalized anxiety and PTSD.

anxiety

?: Counseling Center, 
x4292 (319-895-4292)

Fall 2014-2015 Reservations

On Wednesday, April 23rd  the Information Desk will accept reservation requests for The Commons for student group meetings, fall semester 2014.

Reservations requests will NOT be accepted prior to April 23rd. We are asking that you submit your request rather than making the reservations yourself, so that we can accommodate as many people as possible. Click here to submit a reservation request. 

Reservation

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Announcements

Today@Cornell

Wednesday, April 23rd

Please refer to the master calendar for events that began earlier in the day.

Campaign Finance
Zamora's Market, 6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Scott Foens will be speaking on campaign finance. Scott is a former senior project manager at AEGON USA and has worked "on the ground" in finance. Contact: THazen15

Thursday, April 24th

Children's Story Time
Children's Room, Cole Library, 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Join us for Story Time Fun! Contact: Cathy Boggs

HAIG Lecture: Wilderness, National Parks, and the Poetic Imagination
Hedges, Thomas Commons, 11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

This talk will be part travelogue, part philosophical meditation, part poetry reading as Professor Glenn Freeman recounts his experiences as artist-in-residence at several national parks and wilderness areas. Freeman will reflect on the relationship of culture to wilderness, and the role the arts can play in wilderness preservation. Contact: Michelle Herder

Softball vs. Westminster College
Mount Vernon, 4:30 p.m.

Softball vs. Westminster College
Mount Vernon, 4:30 p.m.

Academic Awards Celebration
Hall-Perrine Room, Thomas Commons, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join us to celebrate student academic achievements at Cornell. All-college, departmental, and interdepartmental award winners will be recognized. Everyone is welcome. A reception will follow. Contact: Nancy Rawson

Friday, April 25th

Student Senate Elections
Cornell College, All day

Vote for your class representatives all day on Community. Each class has four representatives, and each student may vote for the representatives for their class. Polls are open midnight to midnight! Contact LZahourek15 with questions. Contact: LZahourek15

Men's Tennis vs. TBA
Madison, Wis., 8:30 a.m.

MWC Team Championships Contact: Teresa Flockhart

Meditation, Mindfulness & Mind-Body-Spirit
Allee Chapel, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Friday at 11:30 (except block breaks) in Allee Chapel. Drop into this contemplative community of students, faculty, staff, and others gathering for East-West spiritual practices and related wisdom to increase personal and communal healing peace, compassion, and awareness of life's inter-connective oneness. Both prayerful and secular variations of commonalities. ~ Led by Chaplain with Spiritual Life Inter-faith & Spiritus leaders Contact: Catherine Quehl-Engel

Music Seminar Student Recital
Ringer Recital Studio, 3:15 p.m.

The Urgency of Narrative with Nathan Schneider
Van Etten-Lacey House, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Come hear literary journalist Nathan Schneider discuss the importance of storytelling in our encounter with the world and world-tested advice about how to survive as a young writer. A collaborative, interdisciplinary event sponsored by the Berry Center, the Center for the Literary Arts, and the Civic Engagement Office. Cookies, Coffee, and Lemonade! Schneider is a journalist who has written about religion and resistance for publications including Harper's, The Nation, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and The New York Times. He is the author of two books, both published by University of California Press in 2013: Thank You, Anarchy: Notes from the Occupy Apocalypse and God in Proof: The Story of a Search from the Ancients to the Internet. He is an editor for two online publications, "Waging Nonviolence" and "Killing the Buddha," and is a contributing editor for "The Immanent Frame," the Social Science Research Council's online forum on religion, secularism, and the public sphere. Schneider has appeared as an invited speaker at institutions including Columbia University, Harvard Divinity School, New York University, UNESCO, Yale University, Haverford College, Fordham University, and the Ford Foundation. He holds a B.A. in religious studies from Brown University and an M.A. in the same subject from University of California, Santa Barbara. Contact: Mark Mayer

Jazz Ensemble Swing Dance (Smith Dining Hall, Thomas Commons)
Smith Dining Hall, Thomas Commons, 7:00 p.m.

Under the direction of Dr. Martin Hearne. Admission is free and open to the public. Contact: Cathy Schonhorst

The Department of Theatre Presents HERE AND NOW
Brackett House, 7:00 p.m.

This immersive experience invites 25 audience members per performance to physically explore a world created by the performers. Set in the atmosphere of an upscale party, an ensemble of hosts will guide the audience as they explore the rooms, halls and doorways to discover performances that offer a variety of perspectives on the topic of identity and identity construction. Written by the ensemble, this production was inspired by conversations, poetry, technology, dance, film, news reports, blogs and music and offers a night of reflection that is filled with poignancy and humor. Here and Now opens Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Brackett House, the Alumni Guest House across the street from Norton Geology building on the corner of 5th Ave. SW and 2nd Street SW the Cornell College Campus. The production runs April 25 and 26 and May 2 and 3 with back to back performances at 7 and 8:30 p.m. and May 4 at 2 and 3:30 p.m. This is a free performance, but space is limited and reservations are strongly encouraged. Reservations can be made by calling (319) 895-4293 or by sending an e-mail to boxoffice@cornellcollege.edu. This production is intended for mature audiences. Contact: Janeve West Contact: Janeve West

The Department of Theatre Presents HERE AND NOW
Brackett House, 8:30 p.m.

This immersive experience invites 25 audience members per performance to physically explore a world created by the performers. Set in the atmosphere of an upscale party, an ensemble of hosts will guide the audience as they explore the rooms, halls and doorways to discover performances that offer a variety of perspectives on the topic of identity and identity construction. Written by the ensemble, this production was inspired by conversations, poetry, technology, dance, film, news reports, blogs and music and offers a night of reflection that is filled with poignancy and humor. Here and Now opens Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Brackett House, the Alumni Guest House across the street from Norton Geology building on the corner of 5th Ave. SW and 2nd Street SW the Cornell College Campus. The production runs April 25 and 26 and May 2 and 3 with back to back performances at 7 and 8:30 p.m. and May 4 at 2 and 3:30 p.m. This is a free performance, but space is limited and reservations are strongly encouraged. Reservations can be made by calling (319) 895-4293 or by sending an e-mail to boxoffice@cornellcollege.edu. This production is intended for mature audiences. Contact: Janeve West Contact: Janeve West

Saturday, April 26th

Moonlight Cafe's Last Opening
Zamora's Market, 12:30 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.

Don't miss Moonlight Cafe's last opening for this year. Bring your friends and have fun! Contact: Trang Hoang

Men's Tennis vs. TBA
Madison, Wis., 8:00 a.m.

MWC Doubles Championships Contact: Teresa Flockhart

Student Symposium
Thomas Commons, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The 18th annual Cornell College Student Symposium will showcase research on a wide range of topics. The symposium runs from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. For further details, visit the symposium website. Contact: Alice Povey

Relay For Life
Ash Park, 12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Join Colleges Against Cancer for Cornell's 11th annual Relay For Life. Students, faculty, staff, and community members come together to honor those who have battled cancer and support goals of the American Cancer Society. Last year more than $41,000 was raised. Help us to celebrate, remember, and fight back! Contact: Molly Johnson

Baseball vs. Illinois College
Mount Vernon, 1:00 p.m.

Baseball vs. Illinois College
Mount Vernon, 1:00 p.m.

Middle School Book Group
108, Cole Library, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Middle School Book Group will meet Saturday, April 26 at 2 p.m. to discuss "The Order of the Odd-Fish" by James Kennedy. Contact: Grace Chamberlain

Phi Beta Kappa Initiation
2nd floor, Cole Library, 2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Cornell's Phi Beta Kappa chapter will initiate twelve new members selected from the senior class. Phi Beta Kappa is the nation's only purely academic honors society that selects students for excellent academic performance and demonstrated devotion to broadening their horizons through the liberal arts. Friends and family are welcome to attend. Contact: David Yamanishi

PAAC Music: The Ballroom Thieves

This charismatic Boston trio captivates audiences with unrivaled three-part vocal harmonies, accompanied by skilled parts of guitar, cello and percussion, that work together to create an inspiring, passionate folk sound. Contact: Emily Wyler

The Department of Theatre Presents HERE AND NOW
Brackett House, 7:00 p.m.

This immersive experience invites 25 audience members per performance to physically explore a world created by the performers. Set in the atmosphere of an upscale party, an ensemble of hosts will guide the audience as they explore the rooms, halls and doorways to discover performances that offer a variety of perspectives on the topic of identity and identity construction. Written by the ensemble, this production was inspired by conversations, poetry, technology, dance, film, news reports, blogs and music and offers a night of reflection that is filled with poignancy and humor. Here and Now opens Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Brackett House, the Alumni Guest House across the street from Norton Geology building on the corner of 5th Ave. SW and 2nd Street SW the Cornell College Campus. The production runs April 25 and 26 and May 2 and 3 with back to back performances at 7 and 8:30 p.m. and May 4 at 2 and 3:30 p.m. This is a free performance, but space is limited and reservations are strongly encouraged. Reservations can be made by calling (319) 895-4293 or by sending an e-mail to boxoffice@cornellcollege.edu. This production is intended for mature audiences. Contact: Janeve West Contact: Janeve West

The Department of Theatre Presents HERE AND NOW
Brackett House, 8:30 p.m.

This immersive experience invites 25 audience members per performance to physically explore a world created by the performers. Set in the atmosphere of an upscale party, an ensemble of hosts will guide the audience as they explore the rooms, halls and doorways to discover performances that offer a variety of perspectives on the topic of identity and identity construction. Written by the ensemble, this production was inspired by conversations, poetry, technology, dance, film, news reports, blogs and music and offers a night of reflection that is filled with poignancy and humor. Here and Now opens Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Brackett House, the Alumni Guest House across the street from Norton Geology building on the corner of 5th Ave. SW and 2nd Street SW the Cornell College Campus. The production runs April 25 and 26 and May 2 and 3 with back to back performances at 7 and 8:30 p.m. and May 4 at 2 and 3:30 p.m. This is a free performance, but space is limited and reservations are strongly encouraged. Reservations can be made by calling (319) 895-4293 or by sending an e-mail to boxoffice@cornellcollege.edu. This production is intended for mature audiences. Contact: Janeve West Contact: Janeve West

OLA Spring Formal
Cedar Rapids, 9:00 p.m. - 11:55 p.m.

All are invited to the Shores Event Center in Cedar Rapids for the Spring Formal. The theme will be Casino Royale and DJ is TBA. Transportation, beverages and snacks will be provided. Contact: Leticia Valencia

Sunday, April 27th

Men's Tennis vs. TBA
Madison, Wis., 8:00 a.m.

MWC Singles Championships Contact: Teresa Flockhart

Baseball vs. Illinois College
Mount Vernon, 11:00 a.m.

Baseball vs. Illinois College
Mount Vernon, 11:00 a.m.

Admission Admitted Student Day
Thomas Commons, 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Baseball's 175th Birthday?
108, Cole Library, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

On Sunday, April 27, join us as baseball enthusiast and historian Phil Lucas shares "Baseball's 175th Birthday?" We will be drawing for a voucher for tickets to attend a Cedar Rapids Kernels game at this program. Contact: Cathy Boggs

High School Book Group
108, Cole Library, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The High School Book Group will meet Sunday, April 27 at 3 p.m. to discuss "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Contact: Grace Chamberlain

Fellowship of Christian Athletes Barn Dance & Grillout
Small Multi-Sport Center, 5:30 p.m.

Join Fellowship of Christian Athletes for our annual grill-out and, new this year, barn dance! The dance will feature a live band and caller, so come ready to dance and enjoy great food and company! Contact: KOeltjenbruns15

Chamber Orchestra and Concert Choir - QED: Engaging Richard Feynman
King Chapel, 7:00 p.m.

Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Martin Hearne; Concert Choir under the direction of Dr. Lisa Hearne. Admission is free and open to the public. Contact: Cathy Schonhorst