Cornell College Events

Tuesday, May 8th

Time Event Title
11:10 am-12:00 pmFaculty Meeting West Science
3:30 pm-5:00 pm"Europe and the World Economic Crisis," a Public Lecture by Robert J. Samuelson Thomas Commons
Robert J. Samuelson is an award-winning journalist who writes a weekly economics column for The Washington Post. He was a columnist and contributing editor for Newsweek magazine and his articles have been published by The National Journal, the Sunday Times of London, the Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The New Republic and other prestigious publications. He is the 1993 winner of the John Hancock Award for Best Business and Financial Columnist and was named by the Washingtonian magazine as among the top 50 journalists in the capital city. Samuelson is the author of "The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath: The Past and Future of American Affluence" (2008) and "The Good Life and Its Discontents: The American Dream in the Age of Entitlement, 1945-1995" (1995). He received his BA in Government from Harvard University. Sponsored by the Berry Center for Economics, Business, and Public Policy.
3:30 pmPresentation by Kate Blinn Law Hall
Kate Blinn, candidate for the social sciences consulting librarian position, will give a presentation. A reception will follow in Moosehead Lounge.
6:00 pm-7:00 pmMathematics Tuesdays: Taking Sudoku Seriously Law Hall
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is offering a series of public lectures on the mathematics of Sudoku. Jim Freeman will lecture on Sudoku using material from the book "Taking Sudoku Seriously: The Math Behind the World's Most Popular Pencil Puzzle" by Jason Rosenhouse and Laura Taalman. Talks are open to any interested person. The first lecture will be March 6, with additional weekly sessions of blocks 7, 8, and 9. Each lecture will be made accessible for those who cannot attend each session.
7:00 pm-8:30 pm"Iranium" Screening and Discussion Thomas Commons
Are you aware of the looming threat in the Middle East? Are you interested in learning more about Iran's ongoing plans to develop a nuclear program which could create a dangerous threat to Israel, the U.S., and the entire world? Join community members and fellow Cornell students at Christians United for Israel's screening of the documentary "Iranium." A discussion will follow the movie.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
May 7th-May 11thSummer Housing Sign-Up Residence Life Office

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