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Increasingly popular program gains department status. by Melanie Breault ’11

A biodiesel production facility, natural landscaping, energy audits, and sustainable food service to reduce waste — every one of those initiatives,” says Michael Smith, assistant professor of history and of environmental studies, “has been stimulated...

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Ithaca youth celebrate older adults.   Samantha Allen ’11

The Who said it bluntly in the lyrics to “My Generation”: “I hope I die before I get old.” 

Without a doubt, aging has gotten a bad rap. Ithaca youth, however, sang a different tune last August.

The forum was Young Poets Night, hosted by the IC Gerontology...

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Organist, opera singer coming to Whalen Center

The School of Music’s concert season of Recitalists Extraordinaire kicked off in September with cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Awadagin Pratt. The spring will bring performances by organist Cameron Carpenter on March 26 and Ithaca native and opera singer...

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Two experienced administrators have new roles in alumni relations and development.  By Keith Davis

Marsha Eger ’70 and Gretchen  Van Valen, M.M. ’93—formerly executive director of alumni relations and associate director of alumni relations, respectively—have new roles in the Division of Institutional Advancement. Eger is now director of...

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Thom Hartmann broadcasts from Ithaca and gives advice to aspiring journalists.  By Samantha Allen ’11

Progressive talk show radio host Thom Hartmann is the first to admit that his kind of programming isn’t news but opinion. For him, it’s all about people—and their stories.

“The brain is a story organ,” he says....

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