Cornell College Events

Thursday, January 19th

Time Event Title
11:10 amHAIG Lecture Thomas Commons
Associate Professor of Education Jill Heinrich will give a lecture titled "The Devil is in the Details: Can I Really Say God in School?" This presentation will examine conflicts regarding the separation of church and state in our nation's public schools. Through careful examination of the Establishment Clause as articulated in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, as well as influential court cases that have set legal precedent and thus driven educational policy, it examines what this "separation" mandate means when it comes to the inclusion of religion in the school sphere, including discussion of religious history, theory and practice in the curricular setting, and tolerance for religious exercise through such venues as school prayer or holiday celebrations.
3:15 pm"Purchasing Power: Behind the Scenes of an E-commerce Website" Law Hall
The campus community is invited to hear student Luke Korth talk about his two-block computer science internship as a .Net Web Developer at J&P Cycles.
5:30 pmThe Civic Engagement Office is Hiring--Work Study Info Session Thomas Commons
The Civic Engagement Office has several student staff work-study positions open for 2012-2013. Student staff lead Lunch Buddies, Middle School Mentoring, Colleges Against Cancer, Alternative Spring Break, and volunteer coordination efforts. To learn more, attend one of the information sessions on Jan. 18 and 19.
7:30 pm-9:00 pmOccupy Forum Thomas Commons
Interested in learning more about the Occupy movement? Come to this forum to hear three Cornell professors offer their opinions on the movement. Three Kindle Fires will be raffled off at the end of the session (must be present to win). Sponsored by Student Senate, Academic Affairs, and the New York Times.
7:30 pmRecital by Octave--Cornell's Music Living and Learning Community Armstrong Hall
The department of music presents in recital--Octave--Cornell's Music Living and Learning Community. Featuring Tim Bingham, Liz Broussard, Colin Cline, Bill Frisch, Corey Lohman, Osean Perez, Danny Schwarze and Tess Smith, with guests Audrey Zannini and Mikael Bryant.

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