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Did you miss an online workshop presented by TIAA-CREF? You can still catch up by following the on-demand version at www.tiaa-cref.org/VE.

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Ioanide presented key ideas from her forthcoming book, The Emotional Politics of Racism: How Feelings Trump Facts in an Era of Colorblindness (Stanford University Press) at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on April 23, 2015 in Geneva, NY. Invited by the Political Science, Education, and Music Departments, Ioanide met an engaging and energized crowd of 150 students and faculty members to discuss the emotional and irrational dimensions of contemporary gendered racism and nativism. She concluded her talk with a discussion on ethical witnessing and the significance of protest/cultural creation in the realignment of the emotional geographies of our bodies toward justice. Ioanide’s book was named one of Flavorwire’s 10 Must-Read Academic Books of 2015 and is available for pre-ordering at Amazon.com.
 

This support group is held every Thursdays from 1-1:50 in the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) group room located on the 2nd floor of the Hammond Health Center.

 

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Peter Martin, Education, recently presented research at the annual national conference of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) in San Diego, California. CEC is the world’s largest professional association that advocates for research and policies to address issues related to the education of students with special needs.  Dr. Martin presented his case study research, “Qualities of a Master Teacher and Differentiator in an Inclusion Setting."

 

Please join us on Wednesday, April 29, from 4:00-5:00 pm, in the second floor atrium of the School of Business for a farewell reception for Interim Dean Jim Simpson and Dr. Athena Zhang.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 10:00 11:45 a.m. (Register here, Limited to the first 20 registrants)
With Sheri Englund of Englund Literary Services

If you will be spending this summer preparing a book manuscript, it’s not too soon to think about approaching publishers. Is your manuscript ready? How can you create and narrow a list of suitable presses? And what will you need to do to introduce acquisitions editors to your manuscript—and seize their interest?

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Dr. Tom Angelo
Tuesday, May 19, 2015, Clark and Klingenstein Lounges

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The Center for Faculty Excellence announces its teaching and learning blog threads@CFEThis week's post is a Recommended Read titled "Were We in the Same Class?: Interpreting Responses on Student Evaluations of Teaching"

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The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) will be concluding this year's discussion series, TECH N' COLOR: Technology, Racism, Resistance, with Senior MLK Scholars* discussing surveillance, on and off campus, based on their experiences.

When: Thursday, April 30th
What time: noon - 1:00 p.m.
Were: Clark Lounge (lunch provided)

*Senior MLK Scholars
Sierra Council
Breanne Espina
Marc Gonzalez
Jordana Jarrett
Zach Jones
Candace King
Aaron Lipford
Lia Munuz
Helena Murphy

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Homer Connect can now be accessed through Google Chrome with no errors or extra steps to access the site. As always, please report any further problems to the Helpdesk.

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As you plan for next year, please consider these two exciting opportunities to engage in community-based learning dialogue with passionate teachers/scholars. Read on for the details and then register to participate in the 4/30 Service Learning Panel and/or the May 12/13 Service Learning Institute.

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Scott Erickson, Marketing/Law Department of the School of Business, presented in Cartagena, Spain, on April 10.

 

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Deborah Rifkin was recently elected to serve as Member-at-Large on the Executive Board of her discipline's national organization, The Society for Music Theory. (societymusictheory.org) She will serve a three-year term.

The Spring 2015 Jewish Studies Faculty Showcase Presents 

Cynthia A. Hogan

"The Art of Religion: Aestheticizing Jewish Ceremonial Art"

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
12:10-1pm 
Handwerker Gallery

*Free and open to the public
 

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Ali Erkan (Computer Science), Michael Smith (History/ENVS), Joe Rodriguez ( Computer Science '15) and Steve Lam (Computer Science '13) gave an invited talk, "Guiding Students Beyond Linear Thinking: The Learning in Networks of Knowledge (LINK) Project," as part of Indiana University's Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning lecture series.  The development of LINK was funded in part by an National Endowment for the Humanities grant.  Joe and Steve also led a workshop with undergraduate researchers and Ali and Michael met with faculty groups interested in  mentoring undergraduate research, the practice of the scholarship of teaching and learning, and data analytics.

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, April 29th!

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HTLH 22700 Stress: Its Nature and Management will be offered online during the May intersession, beginning May 12 and ending on May 22.  This is a 3-credit, liberal arts course. Offered totally online, its flexible format means that you do not need to be online at any particular time.  For more information contact Deb Wuest at wuest@ithaca.edu

Attributes: Attributes:  ICC - Social Sciences, Theme: Mind, Body, Spirit; GE 1: Self & Society, Liberal Arts

CRN 10035

 

 

Anthony Adornato, assistant professor in the Department of Journalism, moderated a panel titled “10 Things You Should Teach About Mobile” at the 2015 Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Convention in Las Vegas on April 12.

The session highlighted the importance of integrating mobile into existing journalism classes as well tips on how to create a class dedicated to mobile journalism skills.

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  Peter Silberman, an associate professor of music theory in the School of Music, recently presented research at the annual meeting of the New England Conference of Music Theorists held April 24 and 25 at Boston University.

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and, Dale Hudson, associate professor of film and new media at New York University Abu Dhabi, have published a new book, Thinking Through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places (New York and London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2015).
 
Thinking through Digital Media offers a means of conceptualizing digital media by looking at projects that think through digital media, migrating between documentary, experimental, narrative, animation, video game, and live performance.

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