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Contributed by Peter C Martin on 10/17/2016
This is a reminder that there will be an information session on the Education Minor on Tuesday, October 18th from 5:30 to 6:30 in Williams 314.
There will be additional sessions on Thursday, October 20th (12:10-1:00) and Friday, October 21st (9:00-9:50).
Contributed by Peyi Soyinka-Airewele on 10/17/2016
Asma Barlas, professor of Politics, has published the lead essay for a round table on Feminism and Islam in the current Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion (Fall, 2016). The essay, "Secular and Feminist Critiques of the Qur'an: Anti-hermeneutics as Liberation?" has six respondents with a short rejoinder from Barlas. The Journal can be accessed here: https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2979/jfemistudreli.32.issue-2
Contributed by Kristin Morse on 10/17/2016
A panel of the National Advertising Review Board (NARB) has recommended that DirecTV, LLC, modify claims made for its satellite television services to better disclose to consumers that limited programming is available in 4k, or ultra high-definition format, modify its claims that DirecTV is wireless, and discontinue a “free upgrade” to Genie HD DVR claim.
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Individuals who had stroke more than 6 months ago are needed for a study investigating the impact of physical therapy on walking and balance. Participants will be randomized to exercise in the water or on land using a treadmill 3 times per week for 4 weeks and will be compensated for their time. Please contact Sarah Fishel at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Contributed by Michelle Warfield on 10/17/2016
submitted on behalf of Mark Fink Director of Teaching and Learning with Technology
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Chemistry Department Welcomes Speaker Robert G. Syvret of Fluorochemicals R&D,King of Prussia, PA USA
Contributed by Paula Larsen on 10/16/2016
Robert G. Syvret Presents Industrial Fluorochemical Synthesis in the Preparation of Low Global Warming Potential (GWP) Fluorocarbons.
Tuesday, October 18th at 12:10pm CNS 333, Pizza and Drinks will be provided.
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Digital Instruction and Information Services is currently planning for critical software upgrades in DIIS-managed computer labs for the spring 2017. If you need software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please submit the software request form at www.ithaca.edu/diis/services/labs/softwarereq/ or contact the DIIS Service Desk at email@example.com, by Tuesday, November 15, 2016.
New Zoom video and audio conferencing system (similar to "WebEx") is now available for all Ithaca College faculty, staff and students.
Contributed by David Weil on 10/16/2016
Ithaca College is pleased to offer faculty, students, and staff a new cloud-based platform for video and audio conferencing, mobile collaboration, and simple online meetings called Zoom. All Ithaca College faculty, staff and students now have the ability to easily start and host collaborative sessions and classes for 2 to 500 participants. Zoom is a next generation service that is similar to “WebEx” and other services, and is becoming widely adopted by numerous colleges and universities.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 10/16/2016
It's time for your retirement savings checkup!
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Contributed by Paul Wilson on 10/16/2016
On Monday 10/17 at 6PM, Tom Gitterman (’90) will offer an “Inside Look at the Business of Art” in a public lecture. After graduating from Ithaca College with a major in art history and a minor in art, Gitterman went to work in the commercial gallery world of New York City. Eventually, he opened his own gallery in midtown Manhattan. Gitterman Gallery specializes in selling mid-twentieth century art photography. He will speak about the business of art and the place of the commercial art gallery within the art world.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Paul Wilson, firstname.lastname@example.org. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
Contributed by Teri Reinemann on 10/16/2016
Steve Gorn, ethnomusicologist, world traveler and performing musician presents a series of events that are free and open to the public.
Sponsored by Hospicare and Palliative Care Services in partnership with the Ithaca College School of Music and the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute. No reservations are required.
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Tuesday, October 18th from 8:00am through 12:00pm in Emerson Suites, Ithaca College will be holding our annual Point of Dispensing (POD) for all faculty, staff, and students to receive a free flu vaccination. The POD is an important part of the Ithaca College emergency preparedness plan, and tests our ability to deliver potentially lifesaving medication quickly and efficiently during an emergency or disaster incident that may pose a threat to public health.
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Contributed by Andrew Kosinuk on 10/16/2016
On Monday, October 17, the U-Lot will be serving as reserved parking for an evening event in the Campus Center. Therefore, it will be closed to regular use beginning at 3 p.m. Vehicles in the lot at that time do not need to relocate. However, no new entry will be permitted past 3 p.m. other than for event guests. The lot will re-open for regular use on Tuesday morning.
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Professor of Politics, Asma Barlas, gave the visiting Marsico Scholar's lecture at the invitation of the department of Religious Studies, University of Denver (her alma mater), on October 13th. The title of her talk was "Muslim Women: Between religious and secular extremism."
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