Cornell College Events

Friday, February 24th

Time Event Title
9:00 amWrestling @ IIAC JV Championships (Coe host) Cedar Rapids
10:00 amTrack and Field IIAC Championships Cornell College
10:30 amWrestling @ IIAC Championships (Coe host) Cedar Rapids
11:10 am-11:45 amEast West Meditation, Mindfulness, and Stress Reduction Allee Chapel
Opens with instruction enfolding Eastern and Western spiritual approaches and medical stress-reduction perspectives. Throughout the year we will explore various relaxation response and breathing techniques, practices used in Zen theory and meditation, ancient Christian meditation/centering prayer, energy work (i.e. chakra meditation), and other modalities. Sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain and Spiritual Life.
11:30 am-12:45 pmBerry Center Lunch and Learn: Careers in the State Government Sector Thomas Commons
The Berry Center invites you to take part in an informal discussion with Jeff Curran '09 and Katie Gieszler '10 to discuss career options for economics and business students in the state government sector. Curran and Gieszler both graduated with bachelor's degrees in economics and business. Curran is a labor market economist for Iowa Workforce Development, State of Iowa, where he collects and disseminates information on unemployment rates, job projections, industry trends, labor sheds, and some topical issues of the day. He is also a business analyst/accountability partner at Startup City Des Moines, a startup incubator assisting local entrepreneurs. Gieszler works at the Iowa Economic Development Authority in the Community Development Division administering a federally-funded property acquisition ("buyout") program as a result of the statewide 2008 flooding. Grab your lunch and join us to learn how the careers of these dynamic young alumni took shape!
3:15 pmMusic Seminar Student Recital Armstrong Hall
4:00 pm-5:30 pmFaculty Social Brackett House
4:00 pmMen's Tennis @ St. Ambrose Davenport
7:30 pmTheatre Production: "In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)" by Sarah Ruhl Kimmel Theatre
Written by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Saffron Henke. The show runs Feb. 17, 18 and 24, 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. in Kimmel Theatre. For tickets contact the Box Office at 895-4293. A 2010 Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony nominee for Best Play, Sarah Ruhl's provocative and sometimes tender comedy is set in the 1880s -- a time when doctors believed that "hysterical" women (and men) could be treated with vibrators, and electricity was a brand new technology. The play finds a Victorian-era doctor in New York championing the effects of this new electronic device, while in the adjoining room, the doctor's wife is yearning for a different kind of intimacy. IN THE NEXT ROOM or THE VIBRATOR PLAY is a sex comedy with a head on its shoulders and a heart on its sleeve.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Feb 20th-Mar 9thRegistration for 2012-2013

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