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In "Architectural Satire in the Tales of the Miller and Reeve," Chaucer Review, 51.3 (2016), 310-37 (available in Project Muse), Twomey and Stull argue that the houses in which the “Miller’s Tale” and “Reeve’s Tale” occur play a satirical role that complements Chaucer’s satire of the characters’ clothing, speech, and behavior.  Chaucer Review is one of North America’s premier journals of medieval studies.

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Members of the Ithaca College community are invited to attend a weekly discussion group focused on diversity and inclusion. The group has recently changed its name from ‘F&A Discussion on Race, Diversity and Inclusion’ to the 'Ithaca College Diversity and Inclusion Discussion Circle.'  All members of the Ithaca College community are invited to attend our weekly meetings, which typically take place on Wednesdays at noon in Klingenstein Lounge. To learn more about this group, subscribe to our Sakai site and watch for meeting announcements and other updates.

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contributed on behalf of Dr. Linda Petrosino, Provost & Vice President for Educational Affairs

Dr. Luke Keller, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, and Dr. Abraham Mulugetta, Professor of Finance and International Business, have been named as Charles A. Dana Professors. The Dana Professorship recognizes exceptional faculty who have attained the rank of full professor and who have made significant contributions in teaching, scholarship, and service. 


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The Office of Human Resources & the Gerontology Institute are excited to present the Powerful Tools for Caregivers Program to our faculty and staff! 

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Posted on behalf of Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell.

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. Our original goal was to discuss both national and global events.

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92 WICB and VIC Radio #1 in 2017 Princeton Review!

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The Office of Residential Life would like to remind you that Fall Waitlist Applications and Vacancy Forms are available in the Office of Residential Life.

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The Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) group is happy to announce that we have successfully implemented our new video system across campus inside Sakai as well as through the web portal

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As the new academic year begins, please enjoy the latest biweekly email newsletter just sent out to subscribers. Before you know it, the winter holidays will be upon us. Start planning now—in January, you’ll be glad you did!

From: Traci Shoemaker
Sent: Monday, August 29, 2016 4:03 PM
Subject: Weight Watchers Newsletter: August 29th Edition


Maybe you’ve never overcome that after-school-snack habit from childhood. Maybe you skipped a meal earlier in the day. Whatever the cause, those middle-of-the day munchies can wreak havoc on your weight loss efforts. But don’t worry. In Combat Those 3 p.m. Cravings you’ll get the ammunition you need to fight back.

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The 2016 FLEFF Diversity Scholars Initiative will bring to Ithaca College fifteen graduate students from a wide range of disciplines from groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education. FLEFF Diversity Scholars will attend the World Music Festival, FLEFF Faculty Forums, and will meet Ithaca College faculty and students. Strong preference will be given to students who are ABD or late stage MFA’s including late stage MS in Communications. This three day, October 23-25th inside look will showcase the artistic and intellectual environment at Ithaca College.


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Posted on behalf of President Tom Rochon

Our Ithaca College community is still reeling from the violent homicide that occurred early Sunday morning on the Cornell University campus that stole the life of our student Anthony Nazaire ’19, injured another student, and left a great many others shaken, sorrowed, and angered. 

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Assistant Professors of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies Brad Rappa and Jack Bryant won awards at the recent University Film & Video conference.

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The annual first year student retreat led by upperclassmen and run through the Ithaca College Catholic Community will take place Saturday Sept. 3 from 9-5. 

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The Longview - Ithaca College shuttle has been running on reduced hours since the beginning of classes due to a vehicle being out of service.  Reduced hours continue for Monday, 8/29 with the shuttle running until 11:00 AM.

The shuttle will resume its regular schedule on Tuesday, 8/30.

The schedule for the shuttle can be found on the Gerontology Institute's web page at:

Contact Christine Pogorzala, the IC/Longview Coordinator with any questions (607.274.1051 /

Bringing a bike to campus?

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 08/29/2016 

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All bicycles on campus must be registered. Bicycle registration is free.  Individual bicycles only need to be registered once.  Registration helps the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management to identify owners of lost, stolen or impounded bicycles and to disseminate safety information. Bicycle registration also allows Ithaca College to plan more accurately for improved bicycle parking and bicycle safety. If you see a bike you believe to be abandoned and/or is causing a safety hazard please contact our office at 274-3756. To register your bicycle, please go to

 New Parking Options for 2016 - 2017

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The start of each semester is a busy time for many departments and clubs that want to reserve classrooms or other academic spaces for various non-academic activities. There can be some confusion concerning the process for reserving classrooms for these activities leading up to and during the add/drop period each semester. In order to make the process smoother for this upcoming semester, as well as future semesters, here are guidelines for reserving classrooms during the add/drop period.

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We’re doing a NeighborFOOD drive for The BackPack Program for The Food Bank of the Southern Tier. $3.00 will fill a BackPack with food for a child in need. The BackPack Program bridges the gap over the weekend to ensure that a child is guaranteed 3 meals per day while not in school. Donate at any retail dining register* and feed a child in need.  

Help us beat our goal of $5,000 - That's 1,666 BackPacks!


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Swim lessons for all ages!

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 08/28/2016 

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The Ithaca College Women's Swimming and Diving Team will be offering swimming and diving lessons for all ages on the following Saturdays: September 10, 17, 24 and October 1 and 8, 2016.  Participants will be taught by a member of the team either one-on-one or one instructor per two students in either a five - 30 minute lessons from 10:00-10:30 or 10:45 -11:15 am; or for five – 1 hour lessons for older children or adults from 10:00-11:00 am. 

The fee for registration is $60.00 for the five-30 minute lessons; and the cost of the five 1-hour lessons will be $100.00. Please register by completing the registration form and liability form below and mailing it by September 2, 2016 along with a check made out to Ithaca College.

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Posted on behalf of President Tom Rochon

We have learned more information about the homicide of one of our students that took place early Sunday morning on the Cornell University campus. Since my prior message, I and other members of our campus community have spent time, both in person and on the phone, with the family members of the two Ithaca College students victimized in the stabbing incident.

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