Cornell College Events

Friday, October 11th

Time Event Title
11:00 am-12:30 pmHealthy Relationships and Domestic Violence Awareness Tabling Thomas Commons
Games and incentives to bring awareness and education around healthy relationships and domestic violence.
11:15 am-11:55 amMeditation, Mindfulness, & Mind-Body-Spirit Allee Chapel
Opens with breath and energy centered embodied practices (i.e. tai-chi or qigong) followed by guided and silent seated meditation. Enfolds insights from integrative health care and spiritual wisdom from age-old Buddhist, Christian contemplative, yoga, Vedanta, and other traditions. Typically ends with loving kindness meditation and/or Himalayan singing bowl sound healing. Led by certified teacher and chaplain. All welcome.
12:00 pm-12:30 pmTruman Scholarship information session Thomas Commons
The Truman Scholarship is a $30,000 merit-based scholarship available to college juniors who plan to pursue careers in public service. This includes work in education, non-profits, government agencies, and more. Interested students must complete a campus screening process by October 28 to be considered.
3:00 pm-6:00 pmFreewrite Friday Van Etten-Lacey House
Drop by the Van Etten-Lacey House (408 3rd St SW) on Friday afternoons (Weeks 1-3, 3-6 p.m.) to write alongside others in a cozy, inspiring setting. Enjoy coffee, tea, and cinnamon rolls as you write from one of the provided prompts or work independently. Students, faculty, and staff are all welcome. Contact Madeleine Koenigsberg (mkoenigsberg21) with questions or ideas for collaborations with your class, event, or organization. Everyone is very much welcome!
3:15 pmMusic Seminar Student Recital Ringer Recital Studio
3:30 pm-5:00 pmIndigenous Astronomies: Skywatching in Prehistoric Mexico Cole Library
Gabrielle Vail, Ph.D. will lecture on Mayan Codices, Friday October 11, at 3:30 pm, 2nd floor Cole Library, with a reception to follow at 4:30 in the same location. Vail is a Research Assistant, Research Labs of Archaeology, and a Research Affiliate, Inherit: Indigenous Heritage Passed to Present, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Websites:; Sponsored by: Department of Latin American Studies, Cole Library, The Department of Art & Art History and the Peter Paul Luce Endowment

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Sep 1st-Oct 27thArt Alumni Invitational: Self-Portrait As...(point of departure) McWethy Hall

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