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On Wednesday, March 4, the Asian American Alliance (AAA) hosted the event, “Representation in Comics.” The event, in collaboration with PODER: Latino Student Association and the African Latino Society, was joined by Professor Tyrell Stewart-Harris. “Representation in Comics” included a discussion by Harris, who is a pre-doctorate diversity fellow in the Department of Writing. The event invited all students, whether they were experts in comics or not. Congratulations to AAA!

To learn how other student organizations are also making a difference click here.

Did you know that 1 in 100 children are born with congenial heart disease and 94% do not have access to the healthcare they need?  Over the past two years, Heart4Heart has helped raise money for 15 children to receive life-saving cardiac surgeries.
 
Heart4Heart is the first and only college chapter of Gift of Life International, an international nonprofit dedicated to raising money to provide cardiac surgeries for children in third world countries.  Gift of Life International also funds doctor training and exchange as well as post-surgery nutrition programs. Currently, Gift of Life International is working with children in Uganda, Jamaica, and El Salvador.

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Srijana Bajracharya, professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, made a presentation on a research paper titled, Knowledge, Perceptions, and Behaviors towards Sustainability: A Comparative Analysis, to faculty and students at the Wells College Science Colloquium on Friday, March 20.

The study was conducted in collaboration with West Virginia based university to examine if institutional initiative on sustainability may have an effect on the students’ awareness, values, perception, and pro-sustainability behaviors.  

Recordings of three of the featured sessions from Ed Tech Day 2015 are available for viewing on our Web site: www.ithaca.edu/edtechday/livestream/

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Leslie Lewis, who has served as dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences and professor of English since 2008, has accepted the position of provost and vice president for academic affairs at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. She will begin at Goucher on July 1.

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Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) presented “From Breath to Precious Breath,” at the Race, Caste, Indigeneity Workshop on “Writing Political Struggles,” at the Interdisciplinary Center for Global Change, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Minnesota, March 6-7, 2015.

His talk “Meals that Never End: Witnessing James Caporaso,” honors his mentor and was read at the Panel Honoring Lifetime Achievement in European Studies Award Recipient James Caporaso, European Union Studies Association, Fourteenth Biennial Conference, Boston, MA, March 5-7, 2015. 

  These talks can be found at:  https://www.academia.edu/11341346/From_Breath_to_Precious_Breath https://www.academia.edu/11341223/Meals_that_Never_End_Witnessing_James_Caporaso

Service Learning in Native America (ANTH 14500; 3 credits; CRN 10003) will be offered during the May 2015 session (May 12-22) where we will travel to the Cayuga and Onondaga Nations and participate in many projects the nations need help with.

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that Center for Health Sciences has now passed the Wi-Fi testing phase and is complete.  Faculty, Staff and Students using that building should now enjoy strong, stable, robust Wi-Fi service.

The entire ITS Wi-Fi project team is excited that we are keeping an aggressive pace and look forward to the next twenty-two buildings, as the largest wireless initiative in the school’s history moves along with success.

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Technology Renewal questionnaire notifications have been sent to all guardians, lab and area coordinators and must be completed by 5pm Friday, March 27th.

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The Library is a recipient of the 2015 Regional Bibliographic Databases Resource Sharing grant.

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 Peter Silberman, an associate professor of music theory in the School of Music, recently presented research at the annual meeting of the Northeast Chapter of the College Music Society held March 19 and 20 at Boston University.

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Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? For $8 extra you can add a juicy steak to your plate, choose from 6 oz. Filet, 12 oz. New York Strip, or 10 oz. Rib Eye! Sides Include a Baked Potato Bar, Onion Rings and your choice of Steakhouse Spinach or Corn.

Dining Services will feature Stone Steakhouse Station in Campus Center Dining Hall Wednesday and Thursday only! Simply swipe your ID card and pay $8 at the register. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $8 to the cost of your dinner!

 

 

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The TLC will be providing an online workshop for Microsoft OneNote, a digital note taking application.  This workshop will focus on the synchronization and sharing capabilities of OneNote.

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Christa Chatfield, SUNY Cortland
"Legionella pneumophila attachment and biofilm formation"

March 26
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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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; highlights across the next few weeks are listed 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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James Mick, assistant professor of music education, traveled to Athens, Georgia this past month to guest conduct the Georgia 11th/12th Grade All-State String Orchestra. Students from across Georgia auditioned in the fall semester to participate in the festival, which was hosted by the Georgia Music Educators Association. Selection into an all-state ensemble is a distinct honor and represents the best players from Georgia. Rehearsals were held at the University of Georgia for three days with the culminating performance occurring on Saturday, February 28, 2015. Repertoire included works by Vaughan Williams, Stamitz, and Nordgren.

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The Spring 2015 All Supervisor’s Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 15, 9:00 – 11:00 am in the Emerson Suites. The main topic for the meeting will be enhancements to the Performance Review form and process as they connect to building staff individual development plans. More information to follow. If you have any questions, please contact Mark Coldren at 274-3853 or mcoldren@ithaca.edu.

 

Wed. Mar. 25th @ 12-12:50pm, Taughannock Falls Room, 3rd Floor Campus Center

Come engage in art as therapy, relaxation, and self-awareness.

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The Sacrament of Reconciliation and Penance will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 24, in Muller Chapel. Fr. Carsten P. Martensen, S.J., the Catholic chaplain, will be available for confession from 12:30 until 7:30 PM. Come and experience the healing power of the sacrament and the loving consoling forgiveness of Jesus Christ.

War,Hunger, and Genocide: An International Health Perspective will be offered online during Summer Session II beginning on June 29- July 31.  

Attributes: (ICC) - Humanities, Liberal Arts,  - Social Sciences,

Themes: Power and Justice AND Quest Sustainable Future 

Course description: An investigation of the cost -- human and economic -- of organized violence, including genocide, and the efforts being made to ameliorate or eliminate the devastation. Particular emphasis is placed on the role that can be played by health care professionals who believe that war may be a preventable phenomenon that can be eradicated by traditional public health methods that have triumphed over other major health problems in the past. 3 credits

For more information, contact Stewart Auyash at auyash@ithaca.edu or 274-1312

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