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Submitted on behalf Carole Dennis and Wade Pickren, Co-chairs Research Council

Please join us on Tuesday, November 29 for the Fall Faculty Scholarship, Research, and Creative Inquiry Fair. 

This is a chance for people across department and school lines to learn more about the exciting pursuits of their colleagues and to engage with one another as members of a common learning community.

The Research Fair will take place from 3:30- 6:30 pm in the Klingenstein Lounge of the Campus Center with the first half-hour being a time for greeting and gathering.  We will enjoy wine, appetizers, outstanding presentations, and excellent conversation.

At 4:00 pm the presentations will begin and will feature 5 minute lightning round talks of faculty research, scholarship and creative practices.   

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The fixIT shop will be open the following hours during the break:

  • Mon. 11/21 - Wed. 11/23: 12pm - 5pm
  • Thur. 11/22 - Sun. 11/27: Closed

Regular hours will resume on Monday, November 28th at 10:00am.

Stop by the fixIT shop for affordable diagnostic and repair services for your personal computer. To learn more visit www.ithaca.edu/diis/help/fixit/.

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607-274-3000
fixit@ithaca.edu

Are you looking to do something exciting this spring break or summer? Consider one of IC's options for short-term study abroad! In 2017, we'll be offering a variety of different types of programs in countries across the globe. Short-term study abroad is a great way to expand your horizons and satisfy degree requirements without missing a full semester on campus!

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The DIIS Service Desk will have the following hours of operation for Thanksgiving Break:

  • Sunday, 11/20: Closed
  • Monday, 11/21: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Tuesday, 11/22: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Wednesday, 11/23: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Thursday, 11/24 and Friday, 11/25: Closed

We will resume normal hours starting at noon on Sunday, 11/27:

  • Monday-Thursday: 8am - 8pm
  • Friday: 8am - 5pm
  • Sunday: Noon - 8pm

Service Desk
104 Job Hall
servicedesk@ithaca.edu
274-1000

July 8–August 1, 2017; 2 credits; $3,990 (plus airfare)

Study abroad in Galway, Ireland this July and attend and volunteer at 2 major arts festivals.

Over 3 weeks, you’ll earn 2 academic credits and be placed in internship positions on the Galway Film Fleadh (www.galwayfilmfleadh.com) and/or Galway International Arts Festival (www.giaf.ie). Placements will be assigned in discussion with the program organizers.

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Contributed on behalf of Nancy Pringle and Brian Dickens

We are fortunate to live in an area that embodies an inviting sense of community. It is with this sense of community that Ithaca College kicks off our annual United Way Campaign. In keeping with the United Way mission of “improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities,” this year our goal is $31,000! These contributions will help improve the quality of life for individuals and families by providing our community with a wide breadth of support opportunities. As community members, we all see the impact of when we pull together to support the needs of our local community whether it be in the City of Ithaca, Tompkins County or in other surrounding counties where our employees reside. Here is our chance to help. 

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On behalf of the Office of Admission, I am writing to offer our thanks to the entire Ithaca College community. This past semester, we hosted four Open Houses for 1,428 prospective students and their guests (2,011). We want to thank YOU for all of your work to make these programs a success!

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The Employee Benefits & Work/Life Department is extending the fun! You'll have a chance to win even more prizes during the month of November with our month long raffles and games

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Bryan Doerries presents The Theater of War: How Theater is Used in the Service of Therapy

7:00pm on Thursday, November 17, 2016 

Roy H. Park Hall Auditorium (Room 211)

Lecture is free and open to the public with Q&A and book signing to follow!

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Thursday, November 17, 2016, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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The IC Medieval and Renaissance Colloquium announces a presentation by Jennifer Lyons, Art History, titled  "SynagogaEcclesia, and the Typological Imagination at Chartres Cathedral."  Prof. Lyons will give her talk on Wednesday, November 16, at 5:30 in Business 103.  All interested members of the IC community are invited. 

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Fae Dremock, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences,  was an invited speaker to a poetry class at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN. Her poetry chapbook, And The Baby Gods Sprout Like Milkweed (2014, Dancing Girl Press) was one of the textbooks for the class.

Dr. Andrew Utterson, Assistant Professor of Screen Studies, recently published in peer-reviewed journal Studies in French Cinema

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The article, titled “The Modern Political Cinema: From Third Cinema to Contemporary Networked Biopolitics,” looks at a qualitative shift in global political cinemas within the new era of globalization. Outside the Law reworks the earlier Battle of Algiers in order to situate the Algerian Revolution in an increasingly globalizing world. This acknowledgement has important ramifications for the production of political subjectivity, which is both fragmented and networked by global flows of information, economies, and people. The cinematic production of subjectivity offers an important critique of Samuel P. Huntington’s Clash of the Civilizations, illustrating the unique potential of film to enter into contemporary debates surrounding international relations.

 

 

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Honorary Degree Nominations

Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 11/14/2016 

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 The Office of the Provost & VPEA invited you to consider making nominations for honorary degrees.

Nominations must be received in writing.  Rationale and supporting data are expected at the time of nomination, and should include the following information:

·        nominee’s name and contact information

·        an explanation of how the nominee meets the criteria for honorary degrees

Nominations should be sent to MaryAnn Taylor (mataylor@ithaca.edu) in the Office of the Provost & VPEA no later than Friday, December 2, 2016.  If you have questions about the nomination process, please contact Vice Provost Danette Johnson by phone at 274-3041 or via e-mail at djohnson@ithaca.edu.

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This course, designated as ICC Mind, Body Spirit – Natural Science or Social Science Perspective, Liberal Arts, discusses the impact of stress on your health and strategies to use stress to your advantage for optimal achievement. Stress: Its Nature and Management - 30056 - HLTH 22700 - 01 is offered from January 9 through January 20th. The course offers you maximum flexibility; it is asynchronous, meaning that you do not need to be online at any specific time.  Learn and complete the course from wherever you are during your break.  For more information, contact the instructor at wuest@ithaca.edu.

The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is looking for some outstanding student leaders to be nominated for the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership. The PRWAACL recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.

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 November 1-30, 2016

ᏚᏳᎪᏛ- "Truth"

Ithaca College invites all as we commemorate the rich history and cultures of the indigenous and first peoples of our land. This campus-wide educational programming series provides learning opportunities through lectures, presentations, performances, film screenings with discussions, and other efforts, to honor native cultures and the history of our country.

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Who will win big?

Students eager to launch their business ideas will have the opportunity to pitch to seasoned entrepreneurs at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works on November 17. Twelve student teams from Ithaca College will present four-minute presentations to a panel of experienced entrepreneurs who will be awarding up to $5,000 to help the students develop their ideas into reality. Also up for grabs are the Sustainability Award and the Audience Choice Award – join us to cast your vote!

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Drawing on underexplored and only recently available archives, Chrystyna Dail examines the influence of Stage for Action, a theatre group founded in 1943, on social activist theatre in the 1940s, early 1950s, and later. Exploring the intersection between performance and politics and the direct impact of the arts on social activism, Dail argues Stage for Action is a theatrical reflection of progressivism and the pro-working-class theatrical aesthetic of the 1940s. The theatre group, which used performance to encourage direct action and personal responsibility for change, eventually would function as the theatrical voice of the United States Progressive Party in the failed presidential campaign of former vice president Henry A. Wallace. 

 

Dail's book won the American Theatre and Drama Society's 2016 Publication Subvention Award and is a part of SIUP's Theater in the Americas series.

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