Cornell College Events

Friday, January 18th

Time Event Title
8:30 am-9:00 amHot Cocoa on the Ped Mall Ped Mall
Cornell welcomes back students with hot chocolate on the Ped Mall the first week of class in the second semester.
11:00 am-1:00 pmSleep Lab Thomas Commons
Sleep is one of the most vital components to wellness. Join the Cornell Well Being Network on the OC to learn more about how you can make the most of sleep! The Sleep Lab will include interactive components (moon breathing, yoga postures for sleep, make an aromatherapy sachet, and more), giveaways, and you can enter in a drawing for some great sleep-related prizes! We hope you stop by to start the new year off on a great sleep schedule!
11:10 am-12:00 pmGeology Candidate Presentation Norton
The campus community is invited to meet a candidate for the tenure-track, assistant professor position in the Department of Geology. The candidate will give a presentation titled "fossil facebook: Studying the evolutionary history of marine animal communities with network analysis" from 11 a.m.- noon on Friday, Jan. 18.
11:15 am-12:00 pmMEDITATION & MINDFULNESS Allee Chapel
A learning, support, & practice group for helping you be happier & more compassionately skillful with stress & other difficulties amid everyday life. Singing bowl sound/vibration healing also enfolded. Fridays (except Block Breaks) from 11:15-noon in Allee Chapel. Free and open to students, faculty, staff, and the greater Mt. Vernon community. ~Sponsored and led by Chaplain (certified instructor)
12:00 pm-1:00 pmBlock 5 First Friday Lunch Hilltop Cafe
Mark your calendars for Block 5’s First Friday Lunch! First Friday Lunches are a casual opportunity for all faculty and staff to get out and eat lunch more regularly with other departments and those newer to the college. On each first Friday of the block, look for reserved tables in Smith Dining Hall and the fun folks who brought you the BINGO Block Party (Stefanie Bray, Dan Chou, Jessica Dopler, Maxwell Love, Rebecca Sullens). Sit by someone new and be entered into a drawing to win a Hilltop Cafe Meal Voucher (Attendees are responsible for purchasing their own meal)
3:30 pm-4:30 pmMiddle School Book Group Cole Library
This month the MSBG book group will read "The Magic Misfits" by Neil Patrick Harris. The meeting date is Friday, January 18, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Browsing Room. If you would like to join the group please email Grace at
4:00 pm-5:00 pmDance Dows
Every Friday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dance class performed to various genres of music from week to week. Open to students, faculty, and staff.
7:00 pmMagician: Ben Seidman! Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons
PAAC presents the amazing magician, Ben Seidman! Winner of the best small venue performer and entertainer of the year (2014/2015), his style is a creative mixture of psychological magic, stand up comedy, and an interactive, fun atmosphere that will have you in awe!

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