Cornell College Events

Tuesday, April 18th

Time Event Title
8:45 amMEET ME AT THE PEACE POLE for 5 minutes at 8:45 a.m. Peace Pole
Amid political and other differences we gather to pass the peace, to lift up in 5 words or fewer places in the world in need of healing, and also to name where in the past week we've glimpsed life's goodness and beauty. Rain or shine at the Peace Pole beside Allee Chapel. Sponsored by Chaplain & Spiritual Life
9:30 am-11:00 amDaytime Adult Book Discussion Group Cole Library
The Daytime Book Discussion Group will meet Tuesday, April 18, from 9:30-11 a.m. in Room 310 on the library’s third floor. They will discuss "The Zookeeper’s Wife" by Diane Ackerman. If you would like to join in the discussion, call Sherene at 319-535-1105 or just come that morning.
11:10 am-12:00 pmFaculty Meeting West Science
12:00 pm-1:00 pmFaculty Luncheon Thomas Commons
Bring your lunch to Ringer Dining Room following the Faculty Meeting to dine with your fellow faculty members.
3:30 pm-4:30 pmLego Club Cole Library
Come build and play at Lego Club. Lego Club meets every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Room 108.
4:00 pm-5:00 pmSustainable Water Development: A New Graduate Education Model (and some iron redox chemistry as well West Science
Michelle Scherer, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Iowa, will speak about her research and about the new NSF-funded graduate program in Sustainable Water Development (SWD). The new SWD graduate program will be housed in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, while building upon strengths across the campus in the area of water sustainability and emphasizing the critical roles of water quality and quantity as well as food and energy production. Major research efforts will address high-priority research needs for such communities, including: forecasting, mitigating and adapting to climate variability; innovative solutions for minimizing waste streams and promoting resource recovery; new water treatment infrastructure suitable in scale and energy demand for small communities; and management of biogeochemical cycles and agro-ecosystem structure to promote environmental quality. Examples of current research Michelle Scherer's group is conducting will also be discussed, including aresenic in Iowa and how iron minerals influence the nitrogen and carbon cycles.
5:00 pm-7:00 pmTeen Table-Top Role Playing Game Series Cole Library
The group is currently playing Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition! Teen RPG now meets every Tuesday and Wednesday, 5-7 p.m., in Room 108. Tuesday and Wednesday sessions are running different story lines, so to avoid confusion we request that members pick a session to attend and only attend on that day.
7:30 pm-9:00 pmCommunity of Readers Cole Library
Community of Readers will meet on Tuesday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 310. We will discuss "Girls of Atomic City" by Denise Kiernan. If you would like to join the discussion, call Cathy at 319-895-4262 or join us that evening.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Mar 26th-Apr 22ndSonnenschein Collection: Curated by Steven Coburn & Jessica Meis McWethy Hall

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