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October 27        

"Understanding the role of the period protein
homolog LIN-42 in C. elegans germline development"

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

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Inada M, *Nichols RJ, Parsa JY, Homer CM, *Benn RA, *Hoxie RS, Madhani HD, Shuman S, Schwer B, Pleiss JA. Phospho-site mutants of the RNA Polymerase II C-terminal domain alter subtelomeric gene expression and chromatin modification state in fission yeast. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Jul 8. pii: gkw603. [Epub ahead of print]

* IC undergraduates

 Now is a perfect time to think about making a commitment to improve your public speaking and communication skills.

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On Wednesday November 9, 7pm in Textor 102 on the Ithaca College Campus, the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, in collaboration with The School of Health Science and Human Performance, and the Roy H. Park School of Communications are proud to present… an evening with Scott Briscoe, featured Outdoorsman in the film “An American Ascent”.

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On October 19, Raza Rumi - scholar in residence at Honors Program - spoke at a conference on international rule of law and counterterrorism organized by Arizona State University and the New America Foundation in Washington D.C. He was part of a panel on local effects of U.S. counterrorism policies.

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Submitted on behalf of Cindy Reckdenwald, Director of Compensation & Workforce Analysis

As communicated earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor announced changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that will impact the rule on overtime pay. In light of the new regulations, the Office of Human Resources in collaboration with department supervisors and College leadership, has re-evaluated the exempt/non-exempt classification of affected staff positions. 

The New Overtime Rule

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EASDC Fall Social!

Contributed by Tati Herold on 10/20/2016 

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The Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee is hosting our first social event on November 21 from 11- 1pm in Klingenstein Lounge.  Come get to know your Educational Affairs colleagues and have some fun raising money to support the Chapel Emergency Fund that provides funds, gas cards, and grocery cards to students, faculty and staff in need.

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Join us on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 for the Annual Ithaca College Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair.

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Faculty and staff, you are invited to join your colleagues and join the conversation at the next Dollars and $ense meeting, which is scheduled on Monday, October 31 26th, at 9:00 a.m., in Emerson Suite A.

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At the next IC Diversity & Inclusion Discussion Circle, Dr. Sean Eversley-Bradwell will be leading a discussion on the first couple of chapters from the book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander. This book discusses the connections between race and mass incarceration in the United States.

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Alluvian, the environmental journal affiliated with the Environmental Studies and Sciences Department at Ithaca College, published its first online issue on Oct. 20th.  In this first issue --Nature and the City-- journalistic articles, art, creative nonfiction, science work, and fiction and poetry pieces explore the human/nature boundaries within urban and virtual space. The contributing undergraduates for the first issue are from all over --  Ithaca College, Virginia Tech, University of Washington–Seattle, and the University of London. Alluvian, while based in Ithaca, N.Y., prides itself in representing natural and environmental writing from undergraduate students everywhere.

Alluvian is currently accepting rolling submissions -- art, environmental non-fiction, poetry, and environmental science writing from passionate students.

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Thank You for a Successful POD!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 10/20/2016 

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On Tuesday, October 18th Ithaca College hosted our annual Point of Dispensing (POD) for all faculty, staff, and students to receive a free flu vaccination. This year our POD staff vaccinated over 900 individuals! That’s 450 more than we have done in either of our two previous PODS.  

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It’s National Retirement Security Week. Watch what happens when Nick & Nina have lunch together.

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Dear campus community –

Prior to the start of the semester, a number of IC members felt it was important to bring the campus together to discuss the violence that occurred throughout the summer. The first event was a great success and those in attendance overwhelmingly indicated that they would like these conversations to continue.  Our next Campus Conversation will take place on November 2 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm in Emerson Suites.

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 SToPP 5k Walk/Run to end sexual assault on campus.

Ithaca College and Cornell University unite to sponsor the 2nd annual SToPP event. October 23, 2016, 12:30-4:30 pm, The Cornell Plantations.

Registration includes a 2016 SToPP t-shirt. Sign up as an individual, as a family, or recruit a team!

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IC Community:

There is limited seating in Campus Center Dining Hall due to a roof leak that's currently under repair. We strongly encourage you to eat lunch at Towers or Terrace Dining Halls for lunch today. We will update you on repair progress as we receive new information. 

Please follow us @ICDining on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat for updates.

Four senior BFA women in theatre arts: Eunice Akinola, Molly Makowiec, Jordan Pesci-Smith, and Brooke Shilling accompanied Associate Professor Kathleen Mulligan to the second annual Statera Conference for Women in Theatre in Denver, Colorado over fall break. 

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On Monday, October 24th, at 5:30 p.m. in Business 103, Joyce Coleman, Department of English, University of Oklahoma, will give a talk titled "'Withinne a Paved Parlour':  Criseyde and Domestic Reading in a City under Siege."  The phrase quoted in her title comes from the scene in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde (II.82) in which Pandarus encounters Criseyde and two other women listening to the story of the siege of Thebes being read aloud.

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 Come spend happy hour this Friday afternoon in South Hill Natural Area!

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Emerson Halloween

Contributed by Darnell Thompson on 10/19/2016 

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Want a fun safe trick or treat experience for children on campus!? 

Emerson Halloween is where you want to be! 

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