Today@Cornell

Monday, April 21st

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

Study Abroad Returnee Conference Event
Hedges, Thomas Commons, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Kailey Colestock is a senior at Cornell College. She participated in a semester long program through the ACM in Amman, Jordan. Kailey presents "Changes in Amman" and various re-entry insights. Contact: Kimberly Cullen

India/China/Italy Off-Campus Presentations
Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons, 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Have you ever wondered what takes place on a course trip to Italy? China? or India? As part of the 2014 Study Abroad Returnee Conference: Students and faculty who have participated in off-campus courses now have a chance to share their diverse experiences on April 21, from 3:15-4:30 p.m., on the Orange Carpet. This off-campus presentation will be an exclusive presentation on three 2013-14 off-campus trips (Italy, China, & India). The theme is traveling around the world. Pictures, artifacts, writings, and posters will be shared with the Cornell community from all three destinations. You won't want to miss it! FREE REFRESHMENTS. This event will be followed by a grand prize raffle drawing at 5:30 on the OC. Raffle prize is eligible for those who filled out an RSVP form online. Contact: Kimberly Cullen

Presentation by Michael Mosier
203, Law Hall, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Michael Mosier, candidate for the Spanish Latin American teaching position in the department of classical and modern languages, will give a presentation titled "The Rise of Detective Fiction and the Birth of the Modern Reader in Latin America." A reception will follow in Moosehead Lounge. He will also give a teaching demonstration Tuesday, April 22 from 11:15 a.m.-noon in Russell Classroom - Thomas Commons. Contact: Alice Povey

Teen Movie Night - Catching Fire
108, Cole Library, 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Monday, April 21 from 6:30-9 p.m. we will be showing the second movie installment of the Hunger Games Trilogy! Follow Katniss and Peeta as they take part in their Victor's Tour and face President Snow for the second time. Popcorn and a drink will be provided. Please call 895-4271 to reserve your seat! Contact: Grace Chamberlain

Tuesday, April 22nd

Study Abroad Returnee Conference Event
Hedges, Thomas Commons, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Jason Napoli, Cornell College Career Engagement Office, presents "Marketing Your Experience Abroad." Contact: Kimberly Cullen

Earth Day with Environmental Club
Orange Carpet, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join Environmental Club's working groups on the OC for a palooza of activities and information! With a special visit from Blank Park Zoo! Contact: Nathan Spalding

Lego Club
108, Cole Library, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join Lego Club and build! Contact: Grace Chamberlain

Chemistry seminar: Sustainable Chemistry: Re-thinking chemicals
100, West Science, 4:00 p.m.

Prof. George Kraus from Iowa State University will present a seminar. Join us at 3:30 p.m. for a reception before the talk at 4 p.m. Talk details: From plastic bottles to chemicals used in food production, there is a growing recognition that we need to produce these materials from renewable resources and by more environmentally benign processes. In less than two decades the field of green chemistry has emerged. The guiding principles of this emerging area will be presented along with examples of successful reactions. Contact: Craig Teague

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

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

Baseball vs. Coe College
Cedar Rapids, 5:00 p.m.

Bremner Cup Contact: Teresa Flockhart

Knitting Night
326, Cole Library, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Join us for Knitting Night on Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p.m. in Room 326. Bring your current knitting project and join in the fun! Contact: Cathy Boggs

Announcements

Freeman, Rexroat read at Prairie Lights
English Professor Glenn Freeman and Director of Communications Dee Ann Rexroat are among the contributors reading from their work in the 2010 Wapsipinicon Almanac tonight at 7 p.m. on Live From Prairie Lights. Admission is free to the event at Prairie Lights Bookstore in downtown Iowa City. See http://www.prairielights.com/live for more information.

Today@Cornell

Monday, April 21st

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

Study Abroad Returnee Conference Event
Hedges, Thomas Commons, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Kailey Colestock is a senior at Cornell College. She participated in a semester long program through the ACM in Amman, Jordan. Kailey presents "Changes in Amman" and various re-entry insights. Contact: Kimberly Cullen

India/China/Italy Off-Campus Presentations
Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons, 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Have you ever wondered what takes place on a course trip to Italy? China? or India? As part of the 2014 Study Abroad Returnee Conference: Students and faculty who have participated in off-campus courses now have a chance to share their diverse experiences on April 21, from 3:15-4:30 p.m., on the Orange Carpet. This off-campus presentation will be an exclusive presentation on three 2013-14 off-campus trips (Italy, China, & India). The theme is traveling around the world. Pictures, artifacts, writings, and posters will be shared with the Cornell community from all three destinations. You won't want to miss it! FREE REFRESHMENTS. This event will be followed by a grand prize raffle drawing at 5:30 on the OC. Raffle prize is eligible for those who filled out an RSVP form online. Contact: Kimberly Cullen

Presentation by Michael Mosier
203, Law Hall, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Michael Mosier, candidate for the Spanish Latin American teaching position in the department of classical and modern languages, will give a presentation titled "The Rise of Detective Fiction and the Birth of the Modern Reader in Latin America." A reception will follow in Moosehead Lounge. He will also give a teaching demonstration Tuesday, April 22 from 11:15 a.m.-noon in Russell Classroom - Thomas Commons. Contact: Alice Povey

Teen Movie Night - Catching Fire
108, Cole Library, 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Monday, April 21 from 6:30-9 p.m. we will be showing the second movie installment of the Hunger Games Trilogy! Follow Katniss and Peeta as they take part in their Victor's Tour and face President Snow for the second time. Popcorn and a drink will be provided. Please call 895-4271 to reserve your seat! Contact: Grace Chamberlain

Tuesday, April 22nd

Study Abroad Returnee Conference Event
Hedges, Thomas Commons, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Jason Napoli, Cornell College Career Engagement Office, presents "Marketing Your Experience Abroad." Contact: Kimberly Cullen

Earth Day with Environmental Club
Orange Carpet, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join Environmental Club's working groups on the OC for a palooza of activities and information! With a special visit from Blank Park Zoo! Contact: Nathan Spalding

Lego Club
108, Cole Library, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join Lego Club and build! Contact: Grace Chamberlain

Chemistry seminar: Sustainable Chemistry: Re-thinking chemicals
100, West Science, 4:00 p.m.

Prof. George Kraus from Iowa State University will present a seminar. Join us at 3:30 p.m. for a reception before the talk at 4 p.m. Talk details: From plastic bottles to chemicals used in food production, there is a growing recognition that we need to produce these materials from renewable resources and by more environmentally benign processes. In less than two decades the field of green chemistry has emerged. The guiding principles of this emerging area will be presented along with examples of successful reactions. Contact: Craig Teague

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

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

Baseball vs. Coe College
Cedar Rapids, 5:00 p.m.

Bremner Cup Contact: Teresa Flockhart

Knitting Night
326, Cole Library, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Join us for Knitting Night on Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p.m. in Room 326. Bring your current knitting project and join in the fun! Contact: Cathy Boggs