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Contributed by Paul Deamer on 04/17/2014
The School of Business will be hosting a retirement reception for Professor Joanne Burresson Thursday, April 24, from 12-1 p.m. in the School of Business room 301.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 04/17/2014
Some Mac users have reported to the ITS Helpdesk that the search function in OWA is not working. Microsoft acknowledges that there is a bug in the software, but has not announced a date as to when it will be fixed. The problem only occurs while using OWA in Safari or Firefox. A workaround is to use the Chrome browser, in which the search function works as expected.
Film: Trashed! No Place for Waste (2013) Thursday April 17 5:30-7:30pm Williams Hall 323 – Q&A with local zero waste activists
Contributed by Patricia Rodriguez on 04/17/2014
IF YOU THINK WASTE IS SOMEONE ELSE’S PROBLEM, THINK AGAIN!
Vast landscapes in China are covered in tons of rubbish. The wide waters of the Ciliwung River in Indonesia are now barely visible under a never-ending tide of plastic. Children swim among leaking bags; mothers wash in the sewage-filled supply. Each year, we now throw away fifty-eight billion disposable cups, billions of plastic bags, 200 billion litres of water bottles, billions of tons of household waste, toxic waste and e-waste.
Academy Award winning actor Jeremy Irons is no stranger to taking centre stage. But his role as our guide in TRASHED highlighting solutions to the pressing environmental problems facing us all, could well be his most important yet. Having faced the worst through much of TRASHED, Jeremy Irons turns to hope. He goes in search of solutions.
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The Campus Life Award is given each year to a select group of graduating seniors in order to recognize their outstanding contributions to the Ithaca College community through participation and involvement in campus life. Over the years this award has become a coveted goal and valued honor. In order to be nominated for this prestigious award, students must have been extensively involved in a number of areas of campus life and have demonstrated significant leadership abilities and accomplishments.
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Contributed by Marilyn Dispensa on 04/16/2014
Due to popular demand, Information Technology Services in collaboration with the Center for Faculty Excellence will continue the iPad Pilot and loan out twenty 3rd generation iPads to faculty members for Summer 2014, Fall 2014, and Spring 2015.
Visit the iPad Pilot web site for more information and apply to join the program.
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Contributed by Carol Jennings on 04/16/2014
Last week four students from the Park Media Lab accepted two national awards at an awards ceremony in Las Vegas for the 2014 BEA (Broadcast Education Association) Annual Festival of Media Arts.
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Visiting Speaker Presentation: Fast Food Kids: Youth and the Changing American Food Landscape Dr. Amy Best, Professor of Sociology, George Mason University
Contributed by Stephen Sweet on 04/16/2014
Visiting Speaker Presentation: Fast Food Kids: Youth and the Changing American Food Landscape Dr. Amy Best, Professor of Sociology, George Mason University, Thursday April 24, 5:15-6:15 Business 104. A reception will follow.
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Contributed by Keri Watson on 04/16/2014
Students enrolled in Keri Watson’s ARTH 111: Episodes in Art History will be re-enacting the Exposition Universelle de Paris of 1889 on Tuesday, April 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Handwerker Gallery.
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Contributed by Rachel Reuben on 04/16/2014
I am writing to inform the college community that Dr. Marisa Kelly has accepted a position as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at Suffolk University in Boston. She will complete her tenure as Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs at Ithaca College on May 31, 2014.
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Contributed by Laurie Arliss on 04/16/2014
Congratulations to Dr. Christopher House of the Department of Communication Studies who has been appointed to the 2014-15 Eastern Communication Association (ECA) Committee of Scholars. The Committee of Scholars is comprised of three emerging scholars within the association and participates in selecting the recipient of ECA’s Everett Lee Hunt Award for outstanding scholarly book. The Committee of Scholars is appointed annually by the ECA President.
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Contributed by Maria Russell on 04/16/2014
Four chemistry undergraduate students attended the American Chemical Society National Meeting in Dallas, TX from March 16-19 in 2014, and presented posters on their faculty-student collaborative research projects.
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Contributed by Angela Branneman on 04/16/2014
Othie: A Woman's Adaptation of Othello encore performance will be held on April 17 at 7:30pm in the Lehman Alternative Community School Blackbox Theatre, 111 Chestnut St, Ithaca. Suggested $5 donation. All proceeds go to the Women’s Opportunity Center of Ithaca.
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Contributed by Sue-Je Gage on 04/16/2014
Summer registration is still open for ANTH 104000-02. Fulfill one of your general education requirements with the thought-provoking class, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (online) this May session from the comforts of wherever you are. The Anthropology Department is offering several interesting courses during the May Session--check them out!
Contact Dr. Sue-Je Gage at email@example.com for more information.
Contributed by Igor Khokhlov on 04/16/2014
Dan Cohen, a director of "Space Shuttle Columbia: An Article of Hope" is coming to Ithaca College for a screening, and Q&A with students, faculty and community members. This event is presented by Hillel at Ithaca College in part of Holocaust Education Series.
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 04/16/2014
Come to Food Lab at Terrace Dining Hall on April 22nd at 2:30PM!
Space is limited, so please REGISTER HERE!
Students will learn about the "farm to fork" local food process and why is it a more sustainable alternative to traditional, mass-produced and "factory farmed" meat. Guest speaker, Dan Purdy, from local vendor, Purdy and Sons, will present about how produce the sustainable, ethical and high quality products they offer Ithaca College Dining Services. Dining Services’ Executive Chef, JJ Molina, will demonstrate how porchetta is made and those in attendance will enjoy a delicious snack!
Can't make it to the event? No problem! Dan Purdy will be at Food Lab during lunch to answer any questions that you have!
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Contributed by Tony Tabone on 04/15/2014
ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:
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Reminder: Handwerker Gallery opens new exhibition Letters To Our Future Selves: 2014 Senior Student Show Thursday
Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 04/15/2014
Handwerker Gallery’s final exhibition of the semester—Letters To Our Future Selves: 2014 Senior Student Show—will be on view from Thursday, April 17 to Sunday, May 18, and will feature the work of 31 graduating students. The show’s opening reception will take place Thursday, April 17, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the gallery’s main lobby.
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Contributed by Tanisha Graves on 04/15/2014
The annual Recognition of Service celebration is a presidential event honoring Ithaca College's dedicated faculty, staff, and administrators who have completed 10 to 50+ years of service at the College, with individual recognition taking place in five-year intervals.
This year's event will be held on Thursday, May 1, in the Emerson Suites and will honor employees with anniversary dates of hire that fall between June 1, 2013, and May 31, 2014. Employees who have retired or will retire during the 2013-2014 fiscal year will be especially honored at the celebration.
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