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Contributed by Maura Stephens on 09/28/2014
You're invited to hear an incredible story, "Before Edward Snowden: The Citizen Burglars Who Exposed FBI Political Spying," with journalist/author Betty Medsger, Tues., 9/30, 7:00 p.m. in Williams 225.
On a March night in 1971, a group of eight citizens pulled off a phenomenal David vs. Goliath feat when they broke into an FBI office, carting off documents that would shake the foundations of one of the most powerful institutions, run by one of the most powerful men, in the country.
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Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 09/28/2014
Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; the next few week’s are listed below. Be sure to catch a show in our newly renovated Ford Hall, too!
Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the webcasting schedule for more information!
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Contributed by Teri Reinemann on 09/28/2014
Ithaca College Gerontology Institute with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center presents Falls Prevention: Effective Assessment, Triage, and Intervention Program Design on Wednesday, October 22, 2:00-4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road. This workshop is free for IC students, faculty, and staff, but registration is required. CEUs available (cost $20). Visit ithaca.edu/agingworkshops to register and for more information.
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/26/2014
Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 09/26/2014
The gender pay gap. Double standards. “Superwoman Syndrome.” These are just a few of the challenges that many women continue to face in the workplace. During this session we’ll explore specific strategies to tackle these and other issues, as well as ways to create success for yourself in work and in life.
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Contributed by Liz Kranz on 09/26/2014
Campus Center & Events Services will be hosting 2 training sessions on October 14th and 16th to teach faculty and staff the basics of using 25Live, Ithaca College's new room reservation system.
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Contributed by Christine Haase on 09/26/2014
Beginning with the September 30th meeting, Weight Watchers At Work meeting will be in Peggy Williams Center, Room GL054. It’s right next door to our usual location.
This room change is in effect until November 18, 2014 when we will be in a location that has yet to be determined—there will be an announcement in Intercom as that date approaches.
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Nominations are open for student or faculty membership in Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. Sigma Xi is a national honor society of scientists and engineers who are elected to the society because of their research achievements or potential. The Paulen A. Smith Chapter at Ithaca College was founded in 1965.
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Andrew Utterson reappointed as Regional Visiting Fellow at the Cornell Institute for European Studies (CIES)
Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 09/26/2014
Andrew Utterson, assistant professor in the Roy H. Park School of Communications, was recently reappointed in the role of Regional Visiting Fellow at the Cornell Institute for European Studies (CIES), part of Cornell University’s Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. This is his third year of affiliation.
In his previous year as fellow, Utterson sought to foster links between Ithaca College’s own agenda of internationalization and the CIES’s remit to broaden the study of European languages, culture, and society. As well as delivering a guest lecture on a Cornell course in Global Cinema, and numerous public introductions to European film screenings at Cornell Cinema, he developed curricular links between his Ithaca Seminar in Contemporary European Cinema (exploring the Integrative Core Curriculum theme of Identities) and the intellectual and cultural events and activities at Cornell.
Contributed by Carol Hansen on 09/26/2014
Over the past 30 years, Dr. Jorge Orejuela has been an educator and conservationist in Colombia. He is currently the director of the Cali Botanical Garden and a professor in the environmental sciences department at the Universidad Autónoma de Occidente, but his work extends throughout the neo-tropics. Trained as an ornithologist, his research includes species as varied as orchids, spectacled bears, and bats.
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Contributed by Andrew Kosinuk on 09/26/2014
Due to the Graduate and Professional School Fair being held in Campus Center on September 30, entry to U-Lot will be restricted to Fair vendors only from 3 to 6 p.m. on that date.
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Contributed by Rob Gearhart on 09/26/2014
NMC On the Horizon > Increasing Focus on Open Content + DISCUSSION
Join the TELE Collaborative in a discussion about the Increasing Focus on Open Content with a panel of thought leaders brought together by the NMC (New Media Consortium). The one-hour NMC session will be held in the Google+ On Air platform and broadcast live on YouTube. It will be followed by an IC discussion in the CFE.
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/25/2014
Contributed by Michele Lenhart on 09/25/2014
The 2014 Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat (CCLR) will be held on October 31-November 2. This two and a half day retreat presents the opportunity to explore various aspects of diversity and their relationship to leadership. During the retreat, the entire group will participate in a series of educational sessions and discuss issues as a large group, as well as in smaller, informal conversations.
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Contributed by Michael Richardson on 09/25/2014
The School of Humanities and Sciences is inviting tenured faculty from across campus to apply for the position of Director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE).
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Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 09/25/2014
Making connections is critical for anyone who wants to find professional opportunities, however, it can seem like a daunting process. This workshop will examine the different ways that people network and discuss strategies for doing it successfully..
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Contributed by Maura Stephens on 09/25/2014
In 1971 a small group of citizens, horrified at the seemingly endless war in Vietnam and government harassment of peaceful organizers and civil rights and antiwar activists, mustered their courage and creativity and did something completely crazy: They burglarized an FBI office in the Philadelphia suburb of Media, Pennsylvania.
On the night of one of the biggest sporting events of the decade, they broke in and hauled off every document in the place. They spent the next weeks combing through the papers, copying the most damning and mailing them off to various journalists. They believed that once Congress members and the public knew, they'd do something to change FBI operations.
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Contributed by Matt Gorney on 09/25/2014
Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that the Park School of Communications is the first building to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and October 3rd we are continuously monitoring the performance of the network and are asking the Park School community for feedback on any issues.
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Contributed by Karen Emnett on 09/25/2014
Submitted on behalf of Interim Provost Linda Petrosino
I am pleased to announce that Dean Leslie Lewis has agreed to chair the search for the Assistant Provost for Finance and Administrative Operations. Joining her on the search committee will be Diane Long, Associate Professor and Chair of the Occupational Therapy department; Yuko Mulugetta, Director of Enrollment Planning; Robert Cree, Associate Vice President for Business and Finance; and David Pacun, Interim Associate Dean of the School of Music. This position has been posted, and we encourage you to spread the word to qualified candidates.
Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 09/25/2014
Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost
Please join me on Thursday, October 2 for the second Faculty Colloquium of the academic year.
Dr. Katherine Beissner, Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and fellow of the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute, will be presenting “Pondering Pain: Lessons from the Big Apple and Beyond”
While Dr. Beissner enjoys working in a variety of physical therapy areas, her primary research interest is in geriatric pain management through the use of cognitive and behavioral self-management strategies. Her recent research examines how race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, health history, social support and physical abilities affect the function and quality of life of older adults.
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