Cornell College Events

Thursday, March 31st

Time Event Title
9:00 am-3:00 pmCampus Currents Thomas Commons
All staff members are encouraged to attend a Campus Currents meeting to gain and share information useful for engaging current students, recruiting new students, and connecting with alumni and friends of the college. These meetings also give staff members opportunities to discuss and provide feedback on broader college issues. Campus Currents meetings are repeated so offices can remain open while staff rotate attendance. These meetings are 9-10 a.m. and again 2-3 p.m. each day they are held.
9:30 am-10:00 amStory Time Cole Library
Story Time is every Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. Topics for March are spring, dancing, gardening, and bugs.
11:10 am-12:00 pmScience Interest Group: "What do we really do in the Caribbean?" West Science
For the last 17 years, students have been conducting research in the Caribbean ranging from ecology to cellular biology. Recently, courses have focused on coral biology. Professor of Biology Barbara Christie-Pope and Professor of Biology Craig Tepper will present a travelogue of these courses, along with the latest results of student research on fire coral.
11:15 am-12:15 pmAA Meeting Allee Chapel
Alcoholics Anonymous meeting - open to students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. For more information, contact
11:15 am-12:45 pmPet Therapy Thomas Commons
Need to de-stress? Come to Pet Therapy! Invited faculty, staff, and community members will be bringing their pets: dogs and puppies on the OC, cats in Shaw, and weather permitting, the therapy donkeys will be on the Ped Mall. Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Residence Life, and Psi Chi.
11:30 am-12:30 pmResume writing workshop Thomas Commons
Jason Napoli from the Career Engagement Center will be giving advice for effective resume writing in Hedges. Learn the do's and don'ts of resume writing and know what it takes to get serious consideration in the competitive job and internship market.
12:10 pm-1:00 pmTrashcan Volcano Demonstration Ped Mall
Witness the explosive power of Earth's volcanoes right here on the Cornell campus! At 12:10 p.m. on the Ped Mall between Law and College Halls, the University of Iowa’s Dr. Ingrid Peate will demonstrate an erupting trashcan volcano. You don't want to miss it!
3:15 pm-4:15 pmNew Faculty Orientation - Tenure Track Faculty Cole Library
All new faculty and their mentors Blocks 1-4 Tenure track faculty and their mentors Blocks 5-8
6:30 pm-9:00 pmRoom Selection 2016-17: Room Draw II Thomas Commons
Students interested in a double room will select rooms for the 2016-17 academic year. Bring your Numbers Draw passes and IDs for all roommates.

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