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Join us on Monday, February 9, for an engaging discussion with agricultural and engineering expert Dr. Ed Harwood.  

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FREE practice exams and events to help you on your path to an advanced degree!

Take the first step and take a free practice test with Kaplan to see how you will score on the test you may be facing for an advanced degree. No preparing is necessary to see your base score! Additional FREE events can be accessed via the link below as well -- just click "view more events" to see everything that is scheduled. 

 

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Chemistry invites Alumnus Neal Abrams '00, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.  Neal will be presenting on Tuesday, February 3rd at 4:00 p.m. in CNS 333.  Neals topic will focus on;  Photocatalytic compounds from cellulose biotemplates.

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Winter Safety

Contributed by Gary Goss on 01/28/2015 

Now that winter is upon us, we want to remind everyone about a specific danger involving the ponds on the IC Campus.

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It's still a competitive job market out there, and it's up to you to create your own career success. You're not alone though- Career Services can help you get on target with career planning and preparation. Each "Career Clinic" session will cover career planning strategies based on where you are on your college path. We'll discuss what employers are looking for and how best to set yourself up for getting a job or into graduate school after graduation.

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The first installment of the 2015 HPPE Speaker Series will feature Luvelle Brown, Ph.D., Superintendent of Ithaca City Schools. Dr. Brown will present a speech entitled "Engage, Educate, Empower: A Strategic Approach to Meeting the Needs of All Learners" on Monday, February 2 at 6 p.m. in Hill Center 104. 

The 2015 HPPE speaker series is sponsored by the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education. This year's topic is "Teaching, Learning, and Diversity in the 21st Century."

For more information or to RSVP for the event, visit the calendar listing found here.

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ITS offers technology workshops every week on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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The fragmentation and destruction of habitat is a primary cause of decline in wildlife populations. When development or irresponsible resource extraction occurs, critical habitat is often unwittingly harmed, simply because no one realizes that the area affected is an important denning, feeding, wintering or travel area for one or more species. The isolation of wildlife populations within fragmented habitats severely compromises the long-term well-being of many species as healthy ecosystem functions, services and resiliency declines over time. Climate change is accelerating fragmentation and habitat disruption.  

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This Friday, and every Friday! Want to come play (or learn to play) contra music? Come to Fish Bowl, the open contra music group that meets on Friday afternoons in the Campus Center, near or inside the Fish Bowl (the glass-walled room near the coffee shop). 

 

 

 

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Have you ever had a question about race but were uncomfortable or unsure how to ask? What does racism mean to you? How do you experience racism? How do you think racism has affected your and others’ lives? How do you cope with the effects? Who is responsible for eliminating racism? How might that happen?

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Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Distinguished Speaker Series welcomes Holly G. Prigerson, Ph.D. on Monday, February 16, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall for a presentation entitled, “On Being Mortal: The Human Hand in How We Die.” 

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Please be aware that the U-Lot (Campus Center lot) will be closed for special event parking for the full duration of the day on Thursday, January 29. 

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ACE, the Ithaca College portal that provides access to Parnassus, Argus, Homer, IC Workflow and Advance, has been experiencing intermittent connectivity issues. ITS is actively working to identify and correct the problem. If you encounter this problem, a temporary solution is to wait about 10 minutes and then try again.

February is American Heart Month, a time to learn about your risks for heart disease and staying “heart healthy.” To celebrate, we will be hosting a Heart Health Trivia Challenge on the Mind, Body, Me Facebook page beginning on February 2nd. You do not have to be a member of Mind, Body, Me to participate!  

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Please join us for a talk by visiting alum, Dr. James E. Taylor ’00 on Friday, February 6, from 2 - 4 p.m. in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center.  Dr. Taylor is Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation's leading and most innovative healthcare organizations throughout North and South Carolina.  

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N.A.S.A. event, "7 WORDS THAT MATTER: A Visual Translation," scheduled in the Handwerker Gallery for thiscoming Thursday, January 29, at 6pm has been unfortunately CANCELED due to student scheduling conflicts.  Help us spread the word amongst colleagues and peers!

Bob Ullrich, who contributed significantly to the advancement of the Ithaca College School of Business as its dean from 1998 to 2004, passed away on January 14 in Newport, Rhode Island, at the age of 75. His survivors include his wife, Portia, and children, Karl and Marie.

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that Center for Natural Sciences has now passed the Wi-Fi testing phase and is complete.  Faculty, Staff and Students using that building should now enjoy strong, stable, robust Wi-Fi service.

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Contributed by Wade Pickren, PhD,
Director, Sponsored Research

All faculty planning to conduct research or classroom activity involving nucleic acids or any potentially bio-hazardous material, including pathogens, biological toxins, or human cells, tissues, organs or fluids must obtain prior approval from the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) before undertaking that activity. This committee provides federally-mandated oversight of activities that present risk of infection or illness in humans.

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Due to some upcoming changes in staffing in the Center for Print Production with Cyndi French leaving Ithaca College, I wanted to take this opportunity to remind the campus community about Print Production deadlines and priorities for the Spring Semester.

 

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