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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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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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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 04/22/2015
Stephen Tropiano, associate professor of screen studies, received a Service Award for his nine years as a Lifeline Counselor for The Trevor Project, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people.
Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 04/22/2015
Katalin Lustyik gave an invited guest lecture entitled "Media Studies in the 21st Century: Researching Children's Media Culture" hosted by the Department of Communication at Corvinus University, in Budapest, Hungary on April 20, 2015.
Lustyik is an associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies (Television-Radio Program).
Contributed by Sally Neal on 04/22/2015
Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, Manager of IC’s Office of State Grants (HEOP and CSTEM) in the Center for Academic Advancement, recently presented at the Thirteenth Biennial Conference of the Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs. His workshop, entitled “Make it Happen! Creating Connections for ALANA Student Development in STEM” was selected from a record number of submissions.
The following is submitted on behalf of Wade Pickren, Ph.D., Sponsored Research Director:
Congratulations to the students who participated in the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington on April 4/16 – 4/18, 2015.
As a program of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), established in 1987, promotes undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activity in all fields of study through an annual conference for students. The first conference drew more than 400 participants from schools across the country. Now in existence for over twenty-five years, the conference regularly hosts more than 3,000 students and their faculty mentors to present their research through posters, oral presentations, visual arts and performances. NCUR was held at Ithaca College in 2011.
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