Three student groups have been chosen as the first-place winners of Ithaca College’s first Business Idea Competition, sponsored by the School of Business, in the categories of web service, product and software.
Three student groups have been chosen as the...
Unknown to many Ithaca College students are the amazing public nights at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory. Earlier this month, I headed up to the observatory that sits tucked away in the woods on campus, along with several other students, a father and son, and a couple who looked to be on a date, to see if we could get a little starry-eyed.
Chair of physics department lands NASA grant
Beth Ellen Clark, associate professor and chair of the physics department, received a $2.7 million grant from NASA in August to fund her part of the first U.S. mission to bring samples of an asteroid back to Earth for study and analysis.
The mission, named OSIRIS-REx, is scheduled for 2016 and will execute touch and go...
Tom Pfaff, a professor in the mathematics department, recently published an article in the College Mathematics Journal. The article, Averaging Sums of Powers of Integers, appeared in the November, 2011 issue.
In the article, Professor Pfaff addresses the question: "When is the average of sums of powers of integers itself a sum of the first n integers raised...
Tom Pfaff, a professor in the Mathematics department, recently gave the Randolph Lecture at the Fall, 2011 meeting of the Seaway section of the Mathematical Association of America.
The talk, "Sustain This! Making Math Matter," described examples of how sustainability issues can be covered in...