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.
Sunday, February 16th
Please refer to the master calendar for events that began earlier in the day.
Cole Library Author Series
Cole Library, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Real People – Real Events – Real Conversations is Cole Library's winter author series. This series is more than just a book reading, it is also a conversation with each writer. Each event will be held on a Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Browsing Room. Our second author, Linda McCann, will read from her book "Lost Linn County: Vanished Towns of the Cedar Valley." A native of Iowa, McCann has spent many years researching and writing about Iowa. "Lost Linn County" is McCann's fifth book about Linn County towns that won't be found on most maps today and their "almost" forgotten stories. Coffee and cookies will be served after the event and the author will also have books to sell if you would like to purchase one and have it signed. Contact: Cathy Boggs
Monday, February 17th
Thomas Commons, All day - 12:00 a.m.
Monday, Feb. 17 there will be no incoming or outgoing mail due to President's Day. If you have any questions please contact Becky Baxa x4480 or Chris Robertson x4333. Contact: Becky Baxa
Admission Senior Open House
Kimmel Theatre, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Chautauqua - Block 6
Hedges Conference Room,
Thomas Commons, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Presented by M. Philip Lucas, Ph.D., professor of history. This course covers the Civil War from 1863-1865. Optimism of the North and South had vanished, but slavery was also gone. We begin with the gloomy war news from Fredericksburg in December 1862 and the fragmenting political situation in the North. Military events will compose a significant portion of the course. This course continues Feb. 24 and March 3. Cost of the four-week program is $36.00. For more information call 895-4119. Contact: Alice Povey
Presentation and teaching demonstration by David Lisenby
Law Hall, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
David Lisenby, candidate for the Spanish Latin American teaching position in the department of classical and modern languages, will give a presentation titled "Frustrated Mulata Aspirations: Reincarnations of Cecilia Valdes in Post-Soviet Cuba." A reception will follow in Moosehead Lounge. He will also give a teaching demonstration Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 11:15 a.m.-noon in Durham Classroom-Thomas Commons. Contact: Alice Povey
CLCP: Citizenship Workshop
Thomas Commons, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
How do recognizing our connections and roles in communities beyond Cornell help you develop as a leader? Come to the session on citizenship to learn about this aspect of leadership. Note: This program is required for the citizenship certificate. Contact: Heidi Levine
Tuesday, February 18th
Daytime Adult Book Discussion Group
Cole Library, 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
The daytime book discussion group will meet Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 9:30-11 a.m. in Room 310 on the library's third floor. The book they will discuss is "Behind the Beautiful Forevers" by Katherine Boo. If you would like to join in the discussion call Treva at 319-535-1087 or just come that morning. Contact: Cathy Boggs
West Science, 11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Thedacare Center internship information session
Shaw, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Dimensions is currently recruiting for a paid ($15/Hr) summer internship at the Thedacare Center for Healthcare Value in Appleton, Wisconsin. The internship is open to students in all majors, but is designed for students who are interested in healthcare, particularly in the areas of healthcare policy, administration and delivery. An informational session will be held from 3:30–4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18 in Shaw. You may apply for the internship if you have a conflict that precludes your attendance at this event. The selection process will include an interview. Students with interest in this opportunity should email Julie Barnes for further details. Applications must be submitted by noon on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. The internship dates are May 27–Aug. 15, 2014. Contact: Julie Barnes
Community of Readers Adult Book Discussion Group
Cole Library, 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Community of Readers will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 310. We will discuss "The Warmth of Other Suns" by Isabel Wilkerson. If you would like to join the discussion, call Cathy at 319-895-4262. Contact: Cathy Boggs
Wednesday, February 19th
Eagle Week: Conservation Presentations
Orange Carpet, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Join Environmental Club's Biodiversity working group for informal presentations on conservation. Contact: Nolan Schillerstrom
Peer Education Info. Session
Shaw, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Find out how you can help educate Cornell students about substance use, sexual assault, suicide prevention, and other mental health and wellness topics as a Peer Educator during the 2014-15 school year. Information sessions will be held 5:30-6 p.m. on Feb. 11 in MLK, 4:30-5 p.m. on Feb. 13 in MLK, and 11:30 a.m.-noon on Feb. 19 in Shaw. Applications can be picked up at these sessions or at the Counseling Center's front desk in Ebersole beginning Feb. 10; they are due by 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28. Questions? AFridman@cornellcollege.edu. Contact: Alice Fridman Glass
Director of Intercultural Life Candidate Presentation
Thomas Commons, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Please join us for the presentation from a Director of Intercultural Life candidate. All are welcome. Contact: Cindy Krob
Interview Skills Workshop
Thomas Commons, 4:00 p.m.
Please join the Career Engagement Center and Rebecca Sullens '09, Sourcing Specialist, OfficeTeam at our Interview Skills Workshop on Tuesday, February 18. Rebecca and her team screen and interview hundreds of job applicants each year, and are able to recognize and advise on positive interview practices. Don't miss this chance to learn Interview Skills from a pro and network with a well connected local recruiter. RSVP on JIVE today! http://tinyurl.com/9mktaqh Contact: Jason Napoli
Human Trafficking Documentary: "Not My Life"
Thomas Commons, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Join Alternative Spring Break and UNICEF at Cornell on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. in Hedges for the screening of "Not My Life," a documentary about human trafficking. Contact: Michael Johnson
Candlelit Night Prayer with Simple Chant
Allee Chapel, 6:30 p.m. - 7:10 p.m.
A Service of Darkness, Light, Beauty, and Hope. Based on ancient liturgy and scripture from The Book of Common Prayer. Will teach simple chant. ~Led by Chaplain and Spiritus. All are welcome. Contact: Catherine Quehl-Engel
Thursday, February 20th
HAIG Lecture: Here and Now: Devised Theatre as Living Inquiry
Thomas Commons, 11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This presentation discusses how a devising process which recognizes the opportunities unique to a liberal arts environment can result in performance-based research and collective interdisciplinary experimentation that encourages students to think beyond the theatre program. Contact: Michelle Herder
Eagle Week: Documentary Screening of The Condor's Shadow
Orange Carpet, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Teen Movie Night
Cole Library, 6:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Teen Movie Night: "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" Come watch the movie based on the best-selling series by Cassandra Clare Thursday, Feb. 20, 6:30-8:45 p.m. in Room 108. Follow Clary as she discovers she is a Shadowhunter, becomes embroiled in an ancient battle between angels and demons, and travels to Downworld, a dangerous city filled with warlocks, vampires, werewolves, and other monsters. Contact: Grace Chamberlain