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

Sunday, April 6th

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

Softball vs. Illinois College
Mount Vernon, 12:00 p.m.

Softball vs. Illinois College
Mount Vernon, 12:00 p.m.

Baseball vs. Knox College
Mount Vernon, 12:00 p.m.

Baseball vs. Knox College
Mount Vernon, 12:00 p.m.

Art History Thesis Presentations
222, McWethy Hall, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Three senior art history majors will offer brief presentations of their thesis research projects on Sunday, April 6, 2014 in 222 McWethy Hall at 1 p.m. Their talks will be followed by the opening of senior studio exhibitions in the nearby Luce Gallery at 2 p.m. The presenters and paper titles are: Elizabeth "Liz" Madden, "Leda and the Swan: Concord and Motherhood in Renaissance Domestic Art." Ryne Kempen, "Fighting the AIDS Epidemic in the 1980s: Keith Haring's Saint Sebastian." Rio Dulaney, "Will Wilson's Auto Immune Response Installation: Healing the Diné World." Contact: Christina Penn-Goetsch

Senior Art Thesis Show
Peter Paul Luce Gallery, McWethy Hall, 2:00 p.m.

Four Studio Art Majors will display their work at the Peter Paul Luce Gallery in McWethy Hall as part of a comprehensive senior project. The show will feature an installation piece, a custom-made photography device with accompanying photos, non-objective paintings, and abstract expressionist paintings. It will open on April 6 with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. Contact: Katelynn Paul

Guy Mendilow Ensemble
Orange Carpet, 4:00 p.m.

The Guy Mendilow Ensemble, an award-winning sextet comprising musicians from Israel, Palestine, Argentina, Japan, the UK, and the U.S. will be performing music from the Sephardic tradition on the Orange Carpet Sunday, April 6 at 4 p.m. Contact: Carol Lacy-Salazar

Monday, April 7th

Chautauqua - Block 7
Hedges Conference Room, Thomas Commons, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Presented by Thomas Javoroski, Ph.D. "Corporations Are People Too: The Changing World of Ethics and Business." Many of the ethical issues of the modern world have been unchanged for centuries: wages, unemployment, worker's rights, insider trading. With a rapidly changing business world and advances in technology and globalization, we'll take a closer look at what concepts of right and wrong are keeping up and which ones might need to change. Contact: Alice Povey

Student Poster Presentation: Themes from Soviet-Era Novels and Films
Orange Carpet, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Using Soviet propaganda posters as their inspiration, students from the Soviet and Post-Soviet Literature and Film course (RUS 355) are creating visual representations of ideas and themes from the novels and films they are studying, including Doctor Zhivago, The Master and Margarita, and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. Contact: Lynne Ikach

A Brief History of Reading the Roman Poet Catullus
Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons, 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Satiric, raunchy, and erotic, Catullus is one of the most influential poets of the Roman world. His poetry was read, imitated, and used as inspiration by poets during the Roman Empire and Renaissance poets and scholars, and beyond. Come see the Poster display describing how different communities of readers through history responded to Catullus' vivid poetry. Presented by LAT 312 The Age of Cicero. Contact: John Gruber-Miller

Small-Thomas Lecture: Honoring the Faith of Another Without Dishonoring Your Own
Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

United Methodist pastor, The Rev. Dr. Mouzon Biggs, is an award winning interfaith dialogue, race relations, and Oklahoma Center for Community & Justice leadership. Established by Cornell trustee and honorary trustee, Dick and Norma Small, the Small-Thomas Lectures have the goal of building community in which people of all cultures and religions enjoy respect and develop understanding and support of one another. To learn more, see the news release on our website. Contact: Catherine Quehl-Engel

Tuesday, April 8th

Pet Therapy
OC, Shaw, Ped Mall, Thomas Commons, 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Want to take a break from studying and de-stress? Come play with furry friends at Pet Therapy Day! There will be dogs on the OC, cats in Shaw, and miniature donkeys on the Ped Mall (weather permitting.) Sponsored by the Counseling Center. Questions? AFridman@cornellcollege.edu Contact: Alice Fridman Glass

Bless This Mess

Confession (reconciliation) and/or prayer for healing with anointing. 4th Tuesday of block, or when in need. Appointment recommended (x4402). Contact: Catherine Quehl-Engel

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

Join Lego Club and build! Contact: Grace Chamberlain

Wednesday, April 9th

Career Road Trip: Chicago

Looking to network while exploring various careers? Join us as we host an Alumni Networking Dinner and meet with: + Gorilla Group (IT/web development). + Jacobson Group (HR Consulting). + Rachel Johnston, Ph.D. '94, Director, Criminology Program, Adler School of Professional Psychology. Apply today to network with alumni and gain an advantage in the professional world! Application Deadline: March 27, 2014 Contact: Jason Napoli

Reserve Baseball vs. Coe College
Mount Vernon, 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 10th

Block break

Block break begins April 10 and continues through April 13. Contact: N/A

JenCon
Law Hall, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

C&G's annual gaming convention! Come play games, attend gaming panels, buy games from Battlezone, enter video game tournaments, and other gaming awesomeness. Contact: Joseph Anderson

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

Spring Book Talk
2nd Floor, Cole Library, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join Cathy Boggs and Greg Cotton as they book talk their favorite reads for great spring and summertime reading! Call Char at Hills Bank 895-4018 or Kristin at Cole Library 895-4201 to reserve your free lunch. Contact: Cathy Boggs