Cornell College Events

Friday, April 13th

Time Event Title
11:10 am-11:50 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-12:30 pmConversations About Teaching Cole Library
Conversations About Teaching offers an opportunity for faculty to discuss topics related to the classroom. The title of April's CAT session is "How Feedback Improves Our professor of politics and Catherine Stewart, associate professor of history. Participants are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch.
12:00 pm-1:00 pmWebcast: The 10 Differentiators of Exceptional Teams in Higher Education Thomas Commons
As the higher education landscape changes, there is greater stress placed on departmental teams to deal with multiple generations, retirements and turnover, and increasingly complex operating environments and responsibilities. As the stakes increase, so too must the performance of these teams. Join leadership expert Patrick Sanaghan online to learn 10 qualities that differentiate high-performing teams. In addition, Sanaghan will discuss the changing nature of teams in higher ed, unique challenges facing higher ed teams, and what current research says about exceptional teams. For more information on the webcast, visit the Academic Impressions website.
3:15 pmSr. Recital: Osean Perez, violin; Tessa Smith, viola; and Music Seminar Student Recital Armstrong Hall
5:00 pmBaseball vs. Simpson College--NOTE DATE CHANGE Ash Park
5:15 pm-7:15 pmMovie Screening: "A Time For Drunken Horses" Thomas Commons
Ayoub is a young boy living in a village near the border of Iraq in Kurdistan Province. He works in the bazaar along with his little sister. When their father dies, Ayoub is obliged to protect his three sisters and sick brother, Madi. Madi needs surgery, without which, he is expected to live a maximum of seven to eight months. Ayoub tries to smuggle merchandise by mule into Iraq in an attempt to raise money for Madi's operation. The owner of the mules refuses to pay Ayoub and his group after the job. Ayoub again looks for a job to pay for his brother's operation. He gets a second chance to smuggle goods using the mule his uncle lends him after breaking his arm. Rojin, Ayoub's sister, marries a suitor living in a village on the border of Iraq on the condition that he smuggles Madi into Iraq for his operation. Despite Ayoub's objections, the wedding takes place and they all move to the border village. The groom's mother prevents Madi from going with them and gives Ayoub a mule as a conciliatory gift. Ayoub and Madi--along with the acquired mule--return to their native village and sell it to get money for Madi's operation. Introductory comments will be made by Dr. Nilay Ozok-Gundogan.
7:00 pm-9:00 pmLyrically Inclined/Voicebox Slam Zamora's Market
Cornell's first poetry slam! Three rounds of competitive poetry,with a $50 cash prize for first place. If you would like to participate, please sign in at 6:30 p.m. and have three poems ready to perform (memorization is not required).
7:30 pmSteel Drum Concert King Chapel
Admission is free and open to the public.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Apr 9th-Apr 20thACM Traveling Photo Show Thomas Commons
Apr 9th-Apr 13thClothesline Project Thomas Commons

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