Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events:

Time Event Title
3:20 pm Oct 17thYOGA: Come for Calm, Ease, & Peace Shaw
Gentle, breath and energy focused classes every Tuesdays in Shaw. Arrive no later than 3:20 p.m. (You’ll need your Cornell ID to grab a mat and blanket from the Fitness Room). See info & waiver on weblink. Led by certified instructors. Open to students, faculty, and staff ~Sponsored by the Offices of Health, Counseling, and Spiritual Life.
11:10 am Oct 19thSIG (Science Interest Group) Lecture: Craig Teague West Science
Chemistry Professor Craig Teague will talk on "Advanced materials for carbon dioxide capture: Research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory." In the quest for a diversified energy portfolio, new materials are needed to effectively and efficiently separate and capture carbon dioxide. In this talk, Teague will describe efforts to capture carbon dioxide using two advanced materials systems. First, some room temperature ionic liquids can chemically capture carbon dioxide; he will discuss structure within these systems. Second, he will describe the synthesis and characterization of microporous carbons derived from soft drinks. In addition, he will briefly describe opportunities for undergraduates in the national laboratory system as well as sabbatical projects related to teaching and learning.
11:15 am Oct 19thAlcoholics Anonymous (AA) Allee Chapel
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS (AA), Thursdays 11:15 to Noon in Allee Chapel (except during breaks). Offering support. Living the 12 Steps. Open to students, faculty, staff, and townspeople. For more info. email scoleman. ~Sponsored by Chaplain & Spiritual Life
11:15 am Oct 20thMEDITATION, MINDFULNESS, & MIND-BODY-SPIRIT PRACTICES Allee Chapel
Join us for this learning and practice group on Fridays at 11:15 - noon in Allee Chapel (except during breaks). Sessions enfold seated and movement-based meditation from diverse Eastern and Western approaches. Includes contemplative wisdom for everyday life. Come for increased calm, compassion, resiliency, stress reduction, and ability to be more skillful with difficult emotions. Led by certified instructor (CQE). Students, faculty, staff, and townspeople welcome. ~Sponsored by Chaplain & Spiritual Life
11:15 am Oct 23rdPet Therapy Thomas Commons
Got stress? Come relax and play with the pets of invited faculty, staff, and community members! Dogs on the OC, cats in Shaw, and snake in Thayer. Sponsored by the Counseling Center and Residence Life.
3:20 pm Oct 24thYOGA: Come for Calm, Ease, & Peace Allee Chapel
Gentle, breath and energy focused classes every Tuesdays in Shaw. Arrive no later than 3:20 p.m. (You’ll need your Cornell ID to grab a mat and blanket from the Fitness Room). See info & waiver on weblink. Led by certified instructors. Open to students, faculty, and staff ~Sponsored by the Offices of Health, Counseling, and Spiritual Life.
3:20 pm Oct 31stYOGA: Come for Calm, Ease, & Peace Allee Chapel
Gentle, breath and energy focused classes every Tuesdays in Shaw. Arrive no later than 3:20 p.m. (You’ll need your Cornell ID to grab a mat and blanket from the Fitness Room). See info & waiver on weblink. Led by certified instructors. Open to students, faculty, and staff ~Sponsored by the Offices of Health, Counseling, and Spiritual Life.
6:30 pm Nov 1stHonoring Our Dead: All Souls & Saints NIGHT PRAYER Allee Chapel
6:30-7:10pm Bring a photo, memory, or symbol of a deceased mentor, friend, family member, saint, author, athlete, musician, or anyone else from anytime in history whose spirit stirs your soul. Then raise a glass of cider, light a candle, and we'll join you in a prayer of thanks. Includes peace prayers, brief sacred reading optional Communion, support, and inclusive love. This is an ecumenical Christian gathering honoring of differences and our shared humanity. Please also bring your prayers for our world, this nation, for loved ones, Dreamers, yourself, and all who long for peace. Wherever you are on the journey, we welcome you. Location: Allee Chapel ~Sponsored by Chaplain & Spiritual Life's Soul Friends
11:15 am Nov 2ndAlcoholics Anonymous (AA) Allee Chapel
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS (AA), Thursdays 11:15 to Noon in Allee Chapel (except during breaks). Offering support. Living the 12 Steps. Open to students, faculty, staff, and townspeople. For more info. email scoleman. ~Sponsored by Chaplain & Spiritual Life
6:00 pm Nov 2ndEssayist Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel Reading Van Etten-Lacey House
Distinguished Visiting Writer Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel will read from her work, including her debut essay collection, “Fear Icons,” a timely lyric exploration of some of the most ingrained cultural icons of fear. The book, forthcoming in the fall of 2018, is the winner of the inaugural Gournay Prize from the Ohio State University Press. Schlegel holds an MS in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana and an MFA from Iowa's Nonfiction Writing Program; she is assistant professor of English and Creative Writing at Whitman College in Washington. Her essays have appeared in the Tin House blog, The Kenyon Review, Conjunctions, and elsewhere. Hosted by the Center for the Literary Arts.

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