Stories

Class chooses athlete-turned-judge and humanitarian.

The class of 2008 chose Alan Page, Minnesota’s first African American Supreme Court Justice, as its Commencement speaker. A former member of the 1970s Minnesota Vikings team, Page was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame and was the first defensive player in NFL history to...

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Celebrating 15 years of education, research, outreach, and innovation

The Gerontology Institute marked its 15th anniversary in November with a celebration of the institute’s achievements, including the addition of a major and minor in aging studies; participation in the Gerontology Infusion in the Public Schools Project; founding...

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Physics professor discusses the search for life on other planets.  by Karin Fleming ’09

In 1974 scientists beamed their first message into space to communicate our presence to other civilizations in our galaxy. By now, the coded message, named after Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory, from which it was sent, has...

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With an 8-3 season record, the IC football team clinched its 37th consecutive winning season.

It was the second-longest active winning stretch at any level of U.S. college football (Linfield College hit its 52nd winning season this year). Ithaca’s 40-17 Cortaca Jug victory at home over rival Cortland earned the team its 16th spot...

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IC kicks off 2008 by honoring Martin Luther King Jr.   by Greg Ryan ’08

Flyers blanketed the campus. “Why are you in classes today?” they demanded. The question caught many students venturing to class that blustery Martin Luther King Jr. birthday in 2005 by surprise, and that’s what the MLK scholars...

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