Cornell College Events

Monday, March 25th

Time Event Title
All day-Mar 29thPhilanthropy Week at Cornell
March 25-29 is Philanthropy Week.
All dayPhilanthropy Week--Be in the know
Take a look at the signs around campus: A lot of what you see around you every day would not be possible without the support of alumni and parent donors. Stop by the OC to see all the ways see all the ways philanthropy shapes your experience on the Hilltop; get your "Giving: It's a Cornell Thing" sticker; and pick up your Philanthropy Week hunt by the Info Desk, visit different buildings on campus, and find answers by the Philanthropy Friday celebration. For more information, visit the Philanthropy Week website.
9:00 am-12:00 pmChautauqua - Term 7 Thomas Commons
Shannon Reed, associate professor of English, presents "Why Do We Like Literary Characters?" Anyone who loves to read literature has entered a book, become a character and imagined being in that fictional world. Participants will talk about how and why we sometimes sympathize with characters. Why do we come to care about people who never lived? Does that kind of caring have any effect on who we are or how we behave? The course will consider what Aristotle, Samuel Johnson, and Adam Smith have said about these questions and consider recent ideas about literary characters. Along the way, we will discuss our own favorite stories and characters. This course continues April 1 and 8. Cost of the four-week program is $36. For more information call 895-4119.
11:10 am-12:00 pmDean's Forum Thomas Commons
The topic for this forum will be Cornell's Emerging Strategic Plan.
1:00 pm-3:00 pmMonday Matinee Movie Madness Cole Library
Cole Library will host a showing of "Anna Karenina." The Madness: The person who brings the most guests to the March matinee movie will win a movie night at the library. The movie night will include up to 20 friends or family members, popcorn and pop for your guests, and the opportunity to watch the movie of your choice. Invite your friends and neighbors to the March Matinee Movie, then call 895-4271 to let Cole Library know you are attending.
3:15 pm-4:15 pmDean's Forum Thomas Commons
The topic for this forum is Cornell's Emerging Strategic Plan.
3:30 pm-4:00 pmRoom Selection Information Session Thomas Commons
Still have questions regarding room selection and the housing lotteries? Stop by this info session to get those questions answered.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Feb 27th-Mar 25thBuy a Shirt - Support the American Cancer Society Various locations
Mar 24th-Apr 3rdSenior art exhibit Peter Paul Luce Gallery

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