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When accessing Homer Connect through Chrome, users may see an error that the connection or site is unsafe. In the desktop version of Chrome, the Web address for Homer Connect will show "https" crossed out and in red text. On mobile versions, an error page will appear and users will have to click Advanced and acknowledge that they want to continue.
The error is due to a certificate problem on the server, which ITS is working to correct as quickly as possible. Please be assured that HomerConnect is safe to access through Google Chrome.
Do not miss out on this Summer Wellness Series with Ithaca Chiropractor, Dr. Mike Massari, brought to you by the Office of Human Resource’s Work/Life Lunch and Learn series! Throughout the summer months of 2015 Dr. Mike will lead workshops on How to Lose 20 pounds in 30 days, Home and Body Detox, Secrets to Longevity and more! The workshops will help you become a healthier and happier YOU. The schedule of events is below:
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We recently announced that Aetna has partnered with PayFlex to administer Ithaca College Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts. As a result of this change our Aetna Representative will be on campus several times over the next few weeks conducting informational sessions on PayFlex and to answer any questions employees may have on the change to PayFlex. The following informational sessions will be held in the Office of Human Resources, Garden Level, Peggy Ryan Williams Center. No RSVP necessary.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 04/24/2015
The Creative Space Gallery — a new exhibit space on the downtown Ithaca Commons — will hold a grand opening reception for its first installation on Friday, May 1 from 5–8 p.m. Located at 215 E. State St., the gallery is free and open to the public. Regular gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m., with the inaugural exhibit running through May 17.
Titled “In Theories,” the show features work from more than a dozen Ithaca College student artists across a variety of different mediums, including painting, printmaking, video, drawing and sculpture.
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Contributed by Brooke Hansen on 04/24/2015
Prof. Rossen discusses his work in New York and Hawai’i at spring 2015 archaeology forums
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Take advantage of the last week of concerts offered this semester by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; some highlights are featured below.
Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!
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Internationally renowned paleo-artist John Gurche to present "The New Old Guy: A New Species of Ancient Homo" Monday, April 27th, 7-8pm, Textor 101. All are welcome!
Contributed by Lisa Corewyn on 04/24/2015
The Department of Anthropology presents a guest lecture by internationally renowned paleo-artist John Gurche. He will be talking about a recent fossil discovery of Homo from South Africa that he has been working on.
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 04/24/2015
Project Look Sharp’s Executive Director Cyndy Scheibe presented at the NYS Educational Media Technology Association’s Spring Media Literacy Conference on March 25th.
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Please join us this Friday afternoon for the 2015 Rachel Siegel Lecture
Dr. Natasha Zaretsky
Generations of Memory: Reflecting on Holocaust Testimony, Gender, and Survival in Contemporary Buenos Aires
Friday, April 24th
Free and open to the public
Dr. Natasha Zaretsky, Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University, will deliver this year's Rachel Siegel Lecture. Zaretsky is a cultural anthropologist focusing on human rights, migration, and the politics of memory in the Jewish diaspora in the Americas.
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The Wi-Fi rebuild in Hill Center was recently completed. Our testing shows that Wi-Fi performance is much improved, but we'd like affirmation from the people that use Wi-Fi in that building. Please let us know if the Wi-Fi network is now meeting your needs by completing this quick 2-question form:
Find the complete Wireless 2014 Project details and schedule here:
Your feedback via comments to this article is also welcome!
Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 04/23/2015
The latest version of Chrome, version 42, is now blocking Java plug-ins, rendering Chrome incompatible for use with Parnassus "core applications," HomerAdmin, Nolij Web advanced functions, and other systems that require a Java Plug.
Note: This information does NOT apply to:
Chrome continues to be a suitable browser for these purposes.
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Enrique Gonzalez-Conty, Assistant Professor in Modern Languages and Literatures, presented at two conferences.
Contributed by Tina Bennett on 04/23/2015
Enrique Gonzalez-Conty, Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, presented the paper "7 días en La Habana: The (Dis)-Enchanted City" at the American Comparative Literature Association Conference in March, 2015. He also presented a paper titled "8-A: Orlando Jiménez Leal's Counter-Cinema" at the MACLAS Conference last weekend here at Ithaca College.
Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 04/23/2015
The Park School Writing Award Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2014 Faculty Award. Andrew Utterson was recognized for his article, "Early Visions of Interactivity: The In(put)s and Out(put)s of Real-Time Computing" in Leonardo, a highly competitive and peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by MIT Press.
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Farewell Reception for School of Business Interim Dean Jim Simpson and Assistant Professor Athena Zhang
Contributed by Paul Deamer on 04/23/2015
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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Let's make history together. Join us for the first ever Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival. This week-long event celebrates the beauty, diversity, and complexity of the Pan Asian experience. Thursday's theme is MODERN VOICES.
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The Leadership Scholars program recognizes students with a demonstrated record of academic and co-curricular achievements. Students enter the program during their first year at Ithaca College and take on new leadership challenges every semester until they graduate. Components of the program include service projects, professional development, and leadership in student organizations that is recorded in leadership portfolios that are presented to administrators and peers every semester.
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