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Contributed by Carol Hansen on 04/23/2014
Ithaca College Natural Lands (ICNL, see map) was created in 2004 as a conservation reserve system managed and used for multiple uses by students, faculty and staff. A core team of 20+ student interns and volunteers manage the Natural Lands. The ICNL Staff collaborates widely across the campus community, involving members from several Schools and student organizations. Several IC courses use the Natural Lands as their outdoor classroom. Diverse projects in the Natural Lands range from ecological research to environmental education to senior volunteer outreach to trail building and maintenance for recreational use.
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Nathan Hess, piano faculty, presents at College Music Society conference; performs and teaches throughout region
Contributed by Nathan Hess on 04/23/2014
Dr. Nathan Hess, School of Music, presented a lecture-recital at the CMS Northeast Regional Conference at SUNY Potsdam on April 5 titled “Ned Rorem’s Recalling (2003) for Solo Piano: An Examination of Compositional Style and Influences.” The talk highlighted the unique features that tie together all three movements of the work, including the direct influences from composer/author Paul Bowles. The presentation concluded with a live performance of Recalling.
In February, Dr. Hess was invited to perform his “American Masters” solo program at the Phelps Mansion Museum in Binghamton as part of its Second Sunday Concert Series. The recital consisted of contemporary works by John Corigliano, Ned Rorem, George Perle, and Samuel Barber.
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 04/23/2014
Are you interested in sustainable and alternative food cultivation methods? If so, come to Terrace Dining Hall during lunch on Friday and end Earth Week with a bang! A student research team will present their live Aquaponics Garden and explain the process for all who would love to learn more.
WHAT: Aquaponics Display
WHERE: Terrace Dining Hall
WHEN: Friday, April 25th
TIME: 11:30AM - 2:00 PM
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Contributed by Tony Tabone on 04/22/2014
This will be the final week of TLC workshops for this semester. Please drop in for additional training during our summer hours. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:
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LGBTQA Pride Prom, Clark Lounge, Campus Center, 7-9 pm on Saturday April 26. Music, food, fun, and a photographer to record your Prom memories!
DJ'd by DJ Fuzzy Bear
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Ithaca College Gerontology Institute with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center presents Linking Late-Life Depression to Dementia on Thursday, May 1, from 2:00-4:30 pm at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road. This workshop is free for IC students, faculty and staff, but registration is required. Visit ithaca.edu/agingworkshops to register and for more information.
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The Tots on Bots research team is looking for healthy infants who are between 6 and 12 months of age, and will weigh under 30 pounds to help us in our work developing mobile robots. We are developing different control options that infants with disabilities could use to control their movement on a mobile robot, but first want to test them with infants who are developing typically. Your baby can help us!
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Contributed by Kelly Dietz on 04/22/2014
On Wednesday, April 30, 2:00- 3:30 p.m., the Center for Faculty Excellence will host a workshop addressing challenges and strategies of teaching and communicating with visually impaired students. Professors whose fall rosters include visually impaired students, as well as campus organizations and offices who want to make their services more accessible, are especially encouraged to attend.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 04/22/2014
Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has published an essay entitled “The Home Movie Archive Live,” in Amateur Filmmaking: The Home Movie, The Archive, The Web, ed. By Laura Rascaroli and Gwenda Young with Barry Monahan (New York and London: Bloomsbury, 2014).
The essay theorizes how multimedia performances combining amateur archival films and live music create additive structures to reconfigure images as a mobile, embodied, collaborative historiography. The essay also probes how relational aesthetics, plural temporalities, and provisional contiguities remake screen and concert space as transversal encounters.
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Retirement is a big milestone in everyone's life, and with an ever-changing economy the idea of retiring means different things to different people. It is more important than ever to consider your personal definition of what retirement means and plan for the future with those goals in mind. With everything you want to accomplish in retirement, making sure you've thought through all the issues before you get there is an important part of planning.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 04/22/2014
Have you posted your photo yet?! You still have one week to post your photo and enter for a chance to win a prize!
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What is "The Art and Science of High Performing Organizations"? Find out from keynote speakers Diane Gayeski and Even Williams at the Tompkins County Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management conference.
Save the Date: Thursday, June 5, 2014, Emerson Suites, Ithaca College
Register before April 25th for the early bird special!
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TODAY: On the Verge and the New Voices Literary Festival present a staged reading of After the Revolution, by Amy Herzog, followed by a talk-back with the playwright.
Contributed by Claire Gleitman on 04/22/2014
On Friday, April 25th, at 6:30 in Dillingham’s Clark Theatre, the On the Verge reading series and the New Voices Literary Festival will present a staged reading of After the Revolution, a 2010 play by Amy Herzog. The playwright will be in attendance and she will participate in a talk-back with the audience at the conclusion of the reading.
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Contributed by Ron Jude on 04/22/2014
Professor Jude will deliver a lecture on Wednesday, April 23rd at a symposium entitled Patterns of Disclosure: The Narrative Document and the Photographic Book, at Plymouth University.
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Contributed by Maura Stephens on 04/21/2014
Four acclaimed journalists will speak to the IC community Monday, April 28, as they accept national honors. Jeremy Scahill, whose “Dirty Wars” documentary was nominated for an Oscar, will be on campus -- while Glenn Greenwald (dubbed “the world’s most controversial journalist” by CNN this Sunday) will appear via video.
Also appearing on campus will be John Carlos Frey and Nick Turse, investigative journalists who are sharing the sixth annual Izzy Award for “outstanding achievement in independent media” in calendar year 2013.
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Contributed by Scott Erickson on 04/21/2014
The Ithaca College chapter of the American Marketing Association (ICAMA) received numerous awards at the 36th Annual Intercollegiate Conference in New Orleans, April 10-12, 2014.
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