Ithaca Seminar Presentations and Posters


Contributed by James Rothenberg

On Monday, December 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Emerson Suites, first-year students enrolled in an Ithaca Seminar will display and present work from their seminars.

Ithaca Seminar Presentations

The Ithaca Seminar is a new all-college program that offers interdisciplinary courses in the fall semester to first-year students. This year 12 courses, comprising 18 sections, were taught by faculty members from each of the five schools of Ithaca College.

10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Posters and “sensory samples” produced by students in Ron Schassburger’s "Making Sense of the World: How Our Senses Inform, Guide, and Enrich Our Lives."

Posters produced by students in "Sustaining Our Worlds: Connecting People, Prosperity, and Our Planet" (Professors Keri Lee, Susanne Morgan, Jim Rothenberg, David Saiia).

Radio Features: Taped radio minutes performed by students in Nancy Jacobson’s course, "Saving Nature: A Look at Whales."

Performances and Presentations

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. -- Presentations by students in Scott Smith’s course, "What’s New? Creativity and Intellectual Property in the 21st Century"

5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.: -- Various musical pieces performed by students in Louise Mygatt’s course, Improvisation and Composition

6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. -- The spiral of life and other mathematical art designs presented by students in Dani Novak’s course, "Math and Art: Exploring the Inner Worlds"

7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. -- West African dances, a Native American Song, and a Indian Raga Dance and music performed by students in Baruch Whitehead’s course, Worlds of Music: Understanding Musical Meanings in a Global Context