Cornell College Events

Wednesday, February 28th

Time Event Title
11:00 amThe Loving Generation Film Series Orange Carpet
Join The Office of Intercultural Life in a 4-day viewing of the short film series "The Loving Generation." In 1967, the Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia overturned all laws outlawing interracial marriage. The Loving Generation tells the story of a generation of Americans born to one black parent and one white parent. Their narratives provide a fascinating and unique window into the borderland between “blackness” and “whiteness,” and, in some cases, explode fixed ideas about race and identity. Each day ICL will show a new segment from the series. The film will loop throughout the lunch break. The viewings will begin on Monday, Feb. 26. 2018 at 11am on the OC and continue through the 1st of March. ***Sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Life***
11:10 am-12:00 pmCryptography Talk by Kevin Bombadier Law Hall
Essential to our modern world, cryptography is the study of secure communication. In this talk we will discuss some of the basic ideas in cryptography and explain the differences between symmetric and asymmetric-key algorithms. This talk will be self-contained; no prior knowledge of cryptography will be assumed. Presented by Kevin Bombadier from the University of Iowa. Students interested in cryptography or learning about graduate school are encouraged to join our speaker for lunch at the Hilltop Cafe after the talk.
12:15 pm30 Minute Gentle YOGA Shaw
Relax. De-stress. Renew from 12:15-12:45 p.m. in Shaw. A gentle class for beginners through intermediate (Use your Cornell ID to grab a mat and props from the Roe Howard Fitness Center. Led by certified instructors. Open to students, faculty, and staff ~Sponsored by the Offices of Health, Counseling, and Spiritual Life.
3:15 pm-4:00 pmBible Study & Tea Chaplain's Office
Going deeper. Join chaplain & Soul Friends for sacred encounter through scripture & reflection. 3:15-4 in The Chaplain's Office (3rd Floor Old Sem).
4:45 pmCardio Kickboxing & Core Dows
Come for a fun, upbeat workout that will focus on getting the blood pumping! No experience or equipment needed. Bring tennis shoes, a water bottle, and willingness to get moving! All faculty, staff and students are welcome every Wednesday.
6:00 pmWe Grow Things: Women Powered Farms Thomas Commons
Three local farmers—Carmen Black, Kate Edwards, and Donna Warhover—will discuss what got them interested in farming, what hurdles they faced in becoming a farmer, how they practice sustainability, and what challenges women face in agriculture.

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