ITHACA, NY — While chopping wood for the night’s campfire along Idaho’s Salmon River, you suddenly slice off a finger. The nearest hospital is 80 miles away, and the only transportation is a raft. What to do? After completing the three–credit course “Wilderness Medicine” in mid-January, 12 Ithaca College students will know exactly how to...
ITHACA, NY — “Europeans work, on average, nine fewer weeks than Americans,” said Linda Heyne, associate professor of recreation and leisure services at Ithaca College. “If we were living in Europe, our work year would now be over.”
To address what many see as...
ITHACA, NY — In addition to lecture notes and textbooks, Ithaca College students taking Judy Kennison’s “Understanding Disability” course are required to have access to a bathing suit, squirt guns, inflatable rafts, and a large supply of patience. That’s what serves them best when, every week, the bus from the Franziska Racker Centers pulls up to the Hill Center...