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Phi Kappa Phi Fall Awards & Induction Ceremony
Friday, November 13, 2015
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Klingenstein Lounge – Campus Center

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Raj Subramaniam, Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, publishes article with former graduate student Craig Parkes in the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance titled " Linking the revised national standards to teaching games for understanding: An eighth-grade soccer example." This article presents a case for using the tactical model as a recommended pedagogical framework to deliver game-related components for student enjoyment and success. Link to this article can be found at:

 We are currently planning for critical software upgrades in DIIS-managed computer labs for the Spring 2016 semester. If you need specific software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify Olivia Boyle ( and Brian Brashear ( no later than Monday, November 16, 2015.

Please provide the following:

  • Software name and version
  • What lab(s) you need the software installed (building and room)
  • Installer CD's if appropriate
  • Licensing information if appropriate


For more information about labs and specialty software requests, please visit our labs website.

 In a presentation entitled “Goodbye to Cinema: Jean-Luc Godard’s Adieu au langage as Images at the Edge of History,” Utterson analyzed the ways in which Godard’s 2014 film (distributed in the US as Goodbye to Language) uses contemporary 3D imaging technology to engage the history of cinema, bidding “goodbye” to a certain conception of the medium (the “adieu” of the film’s title) even while it seeks to reinvent its language (or “langage”). 

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WICB won First Place for Best Special Broadcast from College Broadcasters, Inc.

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Two short stories by Italian writer Paola Masino (1908-1989), "The Noble Rooster" and "Fear," co-translated by Marella Feltrin-Morris and Chad Davidson, have been published in the journal Two Lines: World Writing in Translation  (Fall 2015). 

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Native American Month

Contributed by RahK Lash on 11/02/2015 

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 Ithaca College celebrates the rich history and cultures of the natives of our land. Our campus comes together for several events, lectures and other programs to commemorate the influence native cultures have had on our lives and the history of our country.

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The 57th annual Cortaca Jug football game between Ithaca College and Cortland is Saturday, Nov. 14. Check out our Cortaca Central page at for more information on this historic rivalry game, and read more below to find out how students, faculty, and staff can receive their FREE tickets.

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Senior music performance and education major Matt Allen has been named to play split lead trumpet for the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra. Junior Matthew Della Camera was also selected as an alternate for the bass trombone chair in the group.

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We want to hear from you! Complete our Satisfaction Survey by November 4th and enter to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet. 

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Karl Smolenski gives a talk entitled: An engineer¹s role in high energy physics: Building a next generation detector for CMS at CERN.

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Please join the Chemistry Department in welcoming Prof Frank Rossi from SUNY Cortland on Tuesday, November 3rd in CNS 333 @ 12:05 pm.

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Primitive Pursuits, a program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County based in Ithaca, will offer two Wilderness Skills Intensive programs this spring, during and after the spring academic semester. The course will cover a wide variety of primitive technology skills, naturalist skills and teaching methods. The skills to be gained by completing this program are highly valued in both traditional and outdoor education spheres. 

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On Saturday October 17, Claire Gleitman, Professor of English, presented a paper in New York City during the Twelfth International Arthur Miller Conference.  The conference was hosted by St. Francis College, and sponsored by the Arthur Miller Society.

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On October 24, Michael Twomey (Dana Professor, English) delivered a paper at Cornell University, as part of a conference honoring Arthur B. Groos, a specialist in medieval German literature and modern opera who is retiring at the end of this semester.

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 November 4th, 4:30-6:00, Klingenstein Lounge

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Tim Miller to present a free performance on Monday, November 2nd. 

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Tired of writing bibliographies?  Need help with your citations?

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Take advantage of the next two weeks of concerts offered by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at; some highlights are featured below.  

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!

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