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Steven Seidman, professor emeritus and lecturer in the Department of Strategic Communication and the New York City Program, published a chapter in the book, Election Posters Around the Globe: Political Campaigning in the Public Space, edited by Christina Holtz-Bacha and Bent Johansson. It was published by Springer.

 

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 Artists 4 Israel is an organization that uses art to make communities beautiful and create social change. Their work aims to benefit Israeli communities in need while telling Israel's story.

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Stressed out over registration?  Consider taking Mental Health in Social and Historical Context (SOCI/PSYC 21700) online during May Term.  Students in this diversity class explore the history of the mental health system, the ways it works and the ways it is broken.

 

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On April 8, 2017, Conger provided comments on papers making up a panel entitled “Understandings of Aging men in the Revolutionary Atlantic World” at the Organization of American Historians annual conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

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Good Friday and Easter Sunday Service

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 The club Ithaca College Unites For HER participates in fundraising efforts to provide a grant to any student, faculty, staff or immediate family member of theirs affected by breast cancer. This grant is to help pay for integrative, complementary therapies to help those who are going through or have gone through breast cancer treatment. These therapies include acupuncture, yoga classes, massage therapy, and nutrition counseling among others. To learn more about this club, the grant, and to apply either for yourself or on behalf of an immediate family member, please visit our website http://icunitesforher5.wixsite.com/icufh To learn more about the organization in general please visit https://uniteforher.org  

April is National Financial Literacy Month - check out our website by clicking here!

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This gallery talk will be about how Amyas Naegele, who provided many of the objects for the current exhibition, Made to Move: African Nomadic Design, undertook the task of collecting a Rendille tent in Kenya in 2012 for presentation in a controlled museum environment. He will discuss the ways in which this journey sheds light on traditional and contemporary Africa as it relates to collecting and display, as well as the challenges of displaying architecture. Issues of temporality and the relationship of sedentary and nomadic communities will be a key part of the discussion, which will be moderated by Assistant Professor Risham Majeed, who curated the exhibition with her students. 

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Focus Asia Month is an annual celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander cultures and histories. Through programs and events that are both fun and educational, important achievements and issues that surround the AAPI community are highlighted. The power and diversity that exists between the rich AAPI cultures are showcased throughout the month-long celebration at IC.

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Dr. Tropiano, associate professor of screen studies and director of the Ithaca College Los Angeles Program, served on the 15-person jury that chose the winners from over 100 entries. 

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, presented a paper on international new media projects that interrogate and engaged environmental issues  at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Chicago on March 23, 2017.

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Ithaca College Italian Club is a student organization that aims to spread Italian culture and pride across the Ithaca College campus. The student organization plans many Italian-themed events to encourage students of Italian and non-Italian descent to unite and celebrate Italian culture. In the past year, they have held a cannoli fundraiser and a charity event to raise money for earthquake relief in Italy. This past week, they held a very successful “Annual Pizza-Off” where approximately 100 students were able to sample local Ithaca pizza.

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Contributed on behalf of Vanessa Brown, Business Intelligence Application Architect

The DIIS Business Intelligence team (BI), along with the main report writers across campus, are pleased to announce the release of a new Reporting Center accessed through the new apps.ithaca.edu site.
Original Intercom announcement can be seen here: https://www.ithaca.edu/intercom/article.php/20170307151841102#.WL8b-vLVTFl

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Congratulations to the following students who travelled April 5-8th to Memphis, TN to present at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) 2017! 

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Ten IC students presented their research at the national American Chemical Society conference held in San Francisco. Matt Bixby (`17), Erika Bravo (`17), Noah Budin (`18), Omar Charaawi (`17), Matt Chiriboga (`17), Erin Higgins (`18), Sam Hilston (`18), Benjamin Morse (`17), Melissa Raymond (`18), and Rain Talosig (`19) all presented results from their independent research projects conducted in the chemistry department. Congratulations to this amazing group for creating superb presentations and for being great ambassadors for IC!

CSTEP student Dallas Fonseca ’18 and Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, founding director of the Office of State Grants (OSG) both presented to packed rooms at the 25th Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference which was held April 7-9, 2017 at The Sagamore on Lake George in Bolton Landing, NY. The theme was "Journeys Beyond Excellence" and included over 500 participants.

Dallas (Mathematics, Biochemistry) was supported with his research presentation by assistant professor Dr. Te-Wen Lo from the Department of Biology in the School of Humanities and Sciences and by assistant professor Zachary Campbell from the Department of Biological Sciences in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Texas at Dallas.  Dallas presented “The Role of Specificity in the Emergence of Post-transcriptional Regulons in Germline Development.”  Notably, Dallas won the top Life Sciences II award at the conference for his student research presentation. 

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Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a month full of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs! 

Tuesday, April 11
12:10-1:05pm
School of Business, Room 301

Don't fear commission based job opportunities!  Learn how to transform them into the career of your dreams.

Open to All! Students: RSVP on OrgSync under the School of Business tab to earn Career Connections Credit. Pizza lunch provided!

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Journalists who pursued life and death stories inside American prisons and scandalous efforts to suppress voting will be honored at 7pm, Wednesday, April 12 in Emerson Suites.

In a banner year for exceptional journalism from non-corporate outlets, the Izzy Award judges are honoring Ari Berman of The Nation for revealing voter suppression targeting people of color and youth, and Shane Bauer of Mother Jones (“My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard”) and Seth Freed Wessler of The Nation Institute’s Investigative Fund for exposing abuse and avoidable deaths inside U.S. for-profit prisons.

A special documentary honor is being conferred on filmmakers who created “America Divided,” a docu-series illuminating issues of U.S. structural inequality such as environmental racism and mass incarceration.

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 The Ithacan has been named the Best College Newspaper in New York State for 2016 by the New York Press Association. The award, the NYPA's top collegiate honor, was announced April 8 at the organization's annual convention at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Ithacan Editor-in-Chief Kayla Dwyer ’17, Webmaster Evan Sobkowicz ’17 and Proofreader Ben Gaynor ’17 attended the convention and accepted the award on behalf of the paper. The award was for work produced during calendar year 2016 (Kira Maddox ’16, spring editor-in-chief; Kayla Dwyer ’17, fall editor-in-chief). 

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Come and hear Associate Professor Kathleen Mulligan and former student Sarah Hebert-Johnson talk about their work and experience with her presentation titled: “Walking Through Open Doors: A Journey Through the Subcontinent” on Thursday, April 13, at 8:30 AM in Emerson A, Campus Center.

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