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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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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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The Ithaca College Wind Ensemble, conducted by music performance professor Stephen Peterson, performed John Corigliano’s “Circus Maximus” at Cornell University’s Bailey Hall in February. The piece — which employs a marching band, two sirens, and a shotgun, among more traditional instruments — is designed to create an...

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