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 WGST presents Robert Jensen, University of Texas professor, discussing his latest book, The end of patriarchy: Radical feminism for men.  In this book, Jensen asks one key question: What do we need to create and maintain stable, decent human communities that can remain in a sustainable relationship with the larger living world?  His answer: A radical feminism that critiques institutionalized male dominance, rejects men's assertion of a right to control womne's sexuality and reproduction, and demands an end to men's violence.  

Jensen, who teaches in the School of Journalism at UT, Austin, is the author of several other books, including The heart of whiteness: Confronting race, racism, and white privilege and Getting off: Pornography and the end of masculinity.  

 This talk is free and open to the public.  Jensen will be selling and signing books after the talk.  

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute is pleased to present:

Racially-Associated Disparities in Hospice and Palliative Care Access: Can We Move the Needle?

with Richard Payne, M.D.

Monday, February 13
7:00 p.m. Emerson Suites
Phillips Hall


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This block, Koru meets on Tuesdays 4-5:15 in the Health Center (CAPS Group Room starting 2/14). To sign up, please email

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Now is an ideal time to visit our At Work meeting to see what all the excitement is about! Then register as a new member AND receive a Starter Kit as a welcome gift!

Please refer to the Intercom announcement posted on 2/3/2017 for all the details. Our leader has received a supply of Starter Kit gift vouchers and is ready to hand them out!

Join us to see how this journey we call weight loss goes beyond the scale!

Compensation Program Review

Contributed by Tanisha Malone on 02/10/2017 

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Submitted on behalf of Dr. Brian Dickens, VP for Human Resources

As mentioned in previous meetings and events, the Office of Human Resources is excited to announce we have partnered with Sibson Consulting to conduct an extensive review of the current compensation program for staff and administration. The objectives of this major initiative are to revise our compensation philosophy, redesign our current job structure, complete an assessment of the competitiveness of current salaries and benefits, and to develop and implement a new salary structure. 

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Welcome to threads@CFE

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Welcome to threads@CFE: This week's post is the third in a three-part series by Dr. Christina Moylan: Challenging Upperclassman Students to Make Meaningful Connections with the “Classify”and “Headlines” Instructional Strategies

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Open letter to the Ithaca College community: 

We, the undersigned members of the steering committee of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, are writing in support of our part-time and contingent colleagues in their collective union efforts to forge a mutually beneficial contract with Ithaca College.

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Accompanying photo selected to remind us all that the grass will be green again...but in the meantime:

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Ticket information is now available for Trevor Noah’s performance on April 8, 2017 at Ithaca College.

Ithaca College students, faculty, and staff will be able to purchase tickets beginning Wednesday, February 15, at 10 a.m. EST. Any remaining seats will be open to the general public on Friday, February 17, at 9 a.m. EST.

To purchase tickets, click here and select the “Buy Tickets” button under Trevor Noah’s photo. This will take you to the University Tickets system. Once you are on the University Tickets site, click on the “general public” button to create your account, or sign in if you already have an account.

Please note: Since you will need a University Tickets account to complete your ticket order, create your account ahead of time for a faster and easier purchase experience. For those seeking to purchase tickets beginning on Wednesday, February 15, you must use your address.

Maximum number of tickets per person is 6.

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Please return empty Intra- campus envelopes and duplicating envelopes and boxes to us by placing these in your mail/duplicating drop area in your building.


Please do not use for storing student files, office materials or for shipping.

Print Production calculates the cost to replenish unreturned supplies in the printing costs we charge. Help keep our costs low by returning empty Print Production supplies to our office by placing them in the mail/duplicating drop area in your building.


     English Department chair Dan Breen, Associate Professor, has published an article titled “Shakespeare and History Writing” about the historiographical dimension of Shakespeare’s plays.  The article appears in Literature Compass, a highly-regarded online journal focusing on cutting-edge literary criticism. 

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The 2017 Campus Life Awards committee is seeking nominations from faculty, staff, and students to recognize outstanding graduating seniors who have made a difference in their roles as student leaders on campus. 

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Career Services is pleased to welcome IC alumnus, Scott Rothschild, from Kenmont/Kenwood Camps back to campus.  Mr. Rothschild will be hosting an information table outside of the main Career Services office (101 Muller Center) to discuss summer employment opportunities.

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Kiran Madura (Biology '81),
  Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University

Biology Seminar, February 16, 4pm, CNS 112
"Defining the site of  nuclear protein  degradation: a simple question with a complex answer"

All are cordially invited to attend.

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Contributed on behalf of Planning, Design and Construction

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Open Letter to Students, Faculty, Alumni and Friends of Ithaca College 

Higher education in America is facing an existential crisis. The prohibitive cost of college education has barred an increasing number of young people from fulfilling their dreams, while for a majority of faculty, being a professor has become a dead-end job that offers no adequate pay, no job security, and no possibilities for advancement. While administrative salaries have soared, faculty compensation overall has decreased, and the percentage of tenure-eligible faculty has shrunk to under 30%. The result has been the creation of a new academic underclass: a “precariate” of demoralized and underpaid contingent professors who are forced to cobble together multiple jobs, do not have benefits, and sometimes have to rely on manual labor, food stamps or Medicaid to get by.

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The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation is an internationally recognized non-profit organization founded upon the powerful belief in kindness and dedicated to providing resources and tools that encourage acts of kindness.

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Thursday February 16, 6 pm in the Handwerker Gallery
Film Screening of Gen Silent
Gen Silent startlingly discovers how oppression in the years before Stonewall now affects older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people with fear and isolation. Many who won the first civil rights victories for generations to come are now dying prematurely because they are reluctant to ask for help and have too few friends or family to care for them. Gen Silent shows the disparity in the quality of paid caregiving from mainstream care facilities committed to making their LGBT residents safe and happy, to places where LGBT elders face discrimination by staff and bullying by other seniors.

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eko Workshop: Reinvent the way you tell stories
Thursday, February 16
7-9 p.m.
Park Auditorium

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Open Letter to the Ithaca College Community,

The Department of Art History writes to express our deep appreciation and support for our part-time and contingent faculty members, who are currently involved in contract negotiations with the Ithaca College administration.  We recognize the essential role performed by part-time and contingent faculty in the education of our students, and acknowledge that their labor conditions have an impact not only on their students’ educational experience, but also on the entire institution’s ability to fulfill its mission.

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