Cornell College Events
Friday, October 5th (link)
|All day-Oct 7th||Homecoming 2012 |
|11:10 am||Science 101 with Tahllee Baynard West Science|
Tahllee Baynard '97 will present a Chemistry Department Seminar titled "Science 101: A Debate about Reality and Opportunities." Join us for a discussion that might change the way you view reality and opportunities. Science 101 will be a multi-disciplinary workshop about life at the interface of science, business, and government. The material for this activity is based on real adventures in a complex world. Baynard earned a B.S.S. in chemistry and history from Cornell, completed his Ph.D. in physical chemistry at the University of Chicago, and is currently a research science manager at Lockheed Martin Space Systems.
|11:30 am-12:30 pm||Conversations About Teaching - Deterring Plagiarism in the Classroom Cole Library|
What is your approach to combating plagiarism in the classroom? This session will discuss approaches for staging and creating assignments in ways which discourage plagiarism, as well as tools for catching it, and strategies used to discuss consequences for students who have plagiarized. Facilitators for this session are Michelle Mouton, associate professor of English, and Chris Conrad, assistant professor of economics and business. Participants are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch.
|3:15 pm-4:00 pm||Beta Omicron Distinguished Alumni Visitor Public Lecture Thomas Commons|
Pulitzer Prize-winner John Sullivan '93 will present "Public Service Journalism in a Declining Media Landscape: A new model for producing investigative reporting." Sullivan will talk about the enormous investment newspapers make to produce stories such as "Assault on Learning," the Philadelphia Inquirer series that won the Pulitzer Prize this year in the public service category, and how institutions such as Medill at Northwestern are exploring new models to hold government officials accountable. The lecture will include a discussion of what's involved in reporting, and writing the most ambitious stories, especially at a time when newspapers are increasingly succumbing to a failing financial model.
|4:30 pm-5:00 pm||Steel Pan Bands Homecoming Concert King Chapel|
Pandemonium, Toucan, and Panic steel pan bands will perform a short outdoor concert on the north side of King Chapel, weather permitting.
|5:30 pm||Alumni and Faculty Kick Off Reception Small Multi-Sport Center|
Join alumni, current and emeriti faculty, and members of the Greeks for a Homecoming weekend kick-off buffet dinner.
|9:00 pm||Pep Rally Ash Park|
The pep rally will include the announcement of Homecoming King and Queen winners and a performance by the cheerleaders. Fireworks will occur at the end of the rally.
|9:30 pm||Bonfire Intramural Fields|
Following the Pep Rally walk down to the Intramural fields behind New Hall to get warm by the fire and enjoy s'mores and hot chocolate with your friends. Sponsored by National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH).
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