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Barney Beins (Psychology) co-authored The Worth Expert Guide to Scientific Literacy: Thinking Like a Psychological Scientist with Ken Keith of the University of San Diego. The book was published by Worth Publishers.

The theme of the book is the development of scientific literacy in students through the teaching of psychology. The focus is on the research processes that allow students to begin thinking like scientists.

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This FREE workshop helps you learn to set financial goals, track spending, and get the most for your money! Join CCE and share your ideas about ways to save and utilize community resources. All participants receive a free assortment of money management tools. 

Class size is limited; advance registration is required. Call (607) 272-2292 to reserve a seat, or ask for Elizabeth Woolf or email ebw52@cornell.edu for more information. Free childcare is also available - ask when registering. 

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On Saturday, April 29 at 5pm The Department of Theatre Arts and The Womens' and Gender Studies Program will present award-winning Chicago theatre artist Minita Ghandi in her original one-woman show Muthaland in the Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center. About the show: "The Life of a young woman is forever changed on a trip to India where she unearths family secrets, encounters a prophet, and ultimately discovers her voice within a culture of silence. The familiar and the foreign swap roles in this dark comedy about culture, identity, spirituality, and sexuality."

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Friday, March 31, 2017, is the last day to provide feedback on the Charter of Shared Governance.  The survey will close at 11:59 pm. Check the email you received on March 22 for an anonymous link to the survey.

If you have misplaced your email, contact Doreen Hettich-Atkins and she will be happy to re-send the link.

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The 40th Annual Spring Induction Ceremony of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Ithaca College was held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Hockett Family Recital Hall. The Ithaca College Phi Kappa Phi Executive Committee is proud to announce the following new members:

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In the book “1984” by George Orwell, on April 4, Winston Smith began questioning Big Brother. On the same date, people will gather across the United States to watch the film 1984 and discuss its relevance today. 

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Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, founding director of the Office of State Grants (OSG) and CSTEP student Dallas Fonseca ‘18, will both present at the 25th Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference which will be held April 7-9, 2017 at The Sagamore on Lake George in Bolton Landing, NY. 

Dallas is majoring in both mathematics and biochemistry and he is advised and supported with his research presentation by assistant professor Dr. Te-Wen Lo from the Department of Biology in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College and by assistant professor Zachary Campbell from the Department of Biological Sciences in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Texas at Dallas.  Dallas will present “Sperm or Oocyte? The Role of Specificity in the Emergence of Post-transcriptional Regulons in Germline Development.”

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 Registration to work Commencement closes on Saturday, April 1.  Don't miss your change to participate, get paid (if non-exempt staff), and be there to celebrate with your favorite students and their family members during Commencement Weekend, Friday, May 19 - Sunday, May 21, 2017.

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Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a month full of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs! 

Thursday, March 30
12:10-1:05pm
School of Business, Room 111

William Handwerker is the grandson of Nathan Handwerker, founder of America’s favorite frankfurter company and the iconic Coney Island, New York institution. He will discuss his experiences working alongside his grandfather Nathan, father Murray, and many other employees for almost 30 years at the company. He will also describe the inner workings of being a founding family member in the business.  

Open to All! Students: RSVP on OrgSync under the School of Business tab to earn Career Connections Credit at least 48 hours in advance.  Pizza Lunch provided!

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Family Carnival is back for another year! There will be activities for all ages, including arts and crafts, face painting, bag toss, and two bounce houses! There will also be live performances, a raffle, and pizza! The event will be held on Friday, April 7, from 5:00pm - 8:00pm in the lower level gyms of the IC Fitness Center. 

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Take a comical spin around Terrace dining hall and bring your hunger to justice! Join us for some superhero food favorites starring special culinary guests: Lemoyne College, Hobart William Smith Colleges, and, of course, Ithaca! Find your inner superhero, this is worth a fly by! TERRACE DH: 5PM / DINNER / WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29TH, 2017

Come one, come all to the World's Fare Station in Campus Center Dining Hall! IC Dining Staff will team up with IC Students to present an authentic menu as International Hosts! 

 

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Mara Alper's documentary video art "Rising" was selected for screening in Ethnografilm Paris in April. "Rising" is a poetic documentary short evoking the Bali Hindu religion honoring fire, water and air. These reflect the three Tri Hita Karana philosophy for well-being on Bali -- harmony among people, harmony with nature, harmony with God. Mara is currently in Bali continuing her research on water rituals in religions and daily life. 

Ethnografilm accepts non-fiction film genres that promote the systematic understanding of the social world through film. Marked by its contemporary relevance and broad intellectual range, the purpose of Ethnografilm is to understand society, culture, and social issues. The festival serves as a showcase and forum for dialog between independent and academic filmmakers. It screens in Paris, Africa, Asia, and New Orleans.     The festival is co-sponsored by the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) and collaborates with the University Film and Video Association.


Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a month full of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs! 

Tuesday, April 4
12:10-1:05pm
School of Business, Room 111

Hear from the CEO of a multi-million dollar business what he looks for when hiring recent graduates. What can you do to be prepared for the interview and the job?

Open to All! Students: RSVP on OrgSync under the School of Business tab for Career Connections Credit at least 48 hours in advance. Pizza lunch provided!

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 On March 22 and 23, 2017 all Ithaca College community members received a direct email that shared the updated draft of the proposed charter of shared governance.   Also shared was an FAQ document that outlines the feedback the Shared Governance Task Force received following the release of the initial draft in the Fall.

An anonymous survey link was also provided for campus community members to provide the task force with feedback on the updated draft.

The survey will close on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 11:59 pm.

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Barbara Gaines '79 will share reflections on what the professional world is like for those in the LGBTQ community, Wednesday, April 5, 3:00 pm, Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center.

Among her many professional experiences and accomplishments, she was Executive Producer of the Late Show with David Letterman, and worked for Letterman for 35 years and over 6,028 episodes, beginning with his morning show in 1980. In her nineteen years as a producer for the Late Show, she received fourteen Emmy nominations and won five Emmy Awards. Gaines and her wife of 24 years were married by Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum in 1993 and wed legally in San Francisco in 2008. They have a 10-year-old son. We are excited to welcome her to campus to share her reflections and expertise. Sponsored by the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services.

To view the calendar of events listing, click here

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Colleges Against Cancer is Ithaca College’s chapter of the national campus-wide organization that is recognized by the American Cancer Society. Their mission statement is to help fight against cancer through grassroots advocacy, prevention and early detection education, Relay for Life and many other activities honoring cancer survivors. Colleges Against Cancer, or CAC, also promotes the Great American Smoke-out (quitting smoking), breast cancer awareness, sun safety, and healthy lifestyle choices within the Ithaca community.

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This year's ITHACON event attracted more than 1,500 participants and involved 135 IC (and some Cornell) student volunteers.  Students exhibited their comic art, chaired and participated in panels, ran creative workshops for children and teens, and did the administrative work of running the conference.

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Alyssa Rodriguez, senior English Major, has won the Daniel Walden Prize "awarded annually to an outstanding emerging scholar in popular culture studies" by the Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Association for her work on the trope of the "Manic Pixie Dream Girl" in film and Young Adult fiction.

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