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Public Viewing night, is ON for TONIGHT!! Friday, April 15th from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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Joe Goodliffe, Biochemistry ‘09   

"Spatiotemporal Development of the Forebrain in the Dp16 Mouse Model of Down Syndrome"

April 21   
CNS 112
4 pm.

Everyone is welcome.

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 Please join us Friday evening (Tonight!) for an installation by composer and media artist, Kathy McTavish.

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On Sunday, April 17 at 1pm in Textor 102, nationally known hip-hop sensation Sammus will perform some of her songs and give her thoughts on race, gender, and gaming.  Admission is free.

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ITHACON, held on the IC Campus Saturday and Sunday has lots to offer kids of all ages: a classic comic book convention, crafts, comic creation workshop, pokemon, Harry Potter Trivia, cosplay, and a coloring contest.

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The New York Press Association and the Society of Professional Journalists Northeast Region held their annual conventions the weekend of April 8–10 and presented their respective professional and student press awards.

Once again, The Ithacan was named Best College Newspaper in New York State by the NYPA and received numerous individual awards. in addition, stories from the paper took First Place in the Best News Story category from both organizations. The awards were for work produced during the 2015 calendar year (Jack Curran ’15, editor-in-chief Spring 2015; Kira Maddox ’16, editor-in-chief Fall 2015).

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Dorothy VanArkel Boothroyd, longtime supporter of the School of Music, passed away March 10 in Sarasota, Florida. She was the widow of former trustee Robert S. Boothroyd '24, after whom Boothroyd Hall is named.

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Anthony Adornato, assistant professor of journalism, will discuss the innovative uses of mobile and social media for journalism, at the 2016 Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Convention in Las Vegas. Serving on two panels, his talks are: 

-There’s An App For That: Storytelling with Snapchat

-Curriculum Swapshop: Digital-First Story Pitches, Developing News Stories for Social Media and Mobile 

 

Communicating with others - peers, faculty and staff, supervisors and colleagues at internships or jobs, or the general public - is something you do every day, so make sure you're doing it professionally. The impressions you make on people can have tremendous impacts on your ability to be successful in the working world. Come to this workshop to learn everything from e-mail and cell phone etiquette, to dining and meeting expectations, to what you should wear in various settings.

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This competition is open to any Ithaca College student in any program at any level.  

Six businesses will give a ten minute presentation about their company, followed by five minutes of Q&A from a panel of experienced judges.  After deliberation, the top three business plans will be announced and prize money awarded to help get the businesses off the ground!

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The Office of Human Resources invites you to attend the IC My Future Retirement Planning Program on April 26. The event will be held 10am to 2pm in the Emerson Suites. There will be 3 sets of concurrent education seminars available for you to choose from depending on what interests you and where you are at in the retirement planning process. Please feel free to attend just 1 of the seminars, or 3!

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All are invited to the second-annual Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival. Events start tomorrow, Friday April 15, with a screening of Americanese in Textor 102 at 4:00pm. Director Eric Byler and author Shawn Wong will be joining us. Start the weekend right with a movie, popcorn, raffle prizes, and more! 

Asia Night (in the pub) will follow the movie. Join us for a night of fun, food, and prizes. 

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Biochemistry majors Adam Scott ('16) and Katrina Piemonte ('16) presented their research during the ACS Undergraduate Research Poster session at the ACS National Meeting on March 14th.

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 Sonya Griffiths, Emily Miner, and Riza Ramos, Therapeutic Recreation Majors, co-present with Dr. Janice Elich Monroe,  Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies.

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Contributed on behalf of Gerald Hector, Vice President for Finance and Administration and Search Committee Chair.

The Search Committee for the Vice President for Enrollment Management (VPEM) is pleased to provide an update on where it stands in the search process.  On April 1st through April 2nd 2016, we conducted our first round of interviews.  From those initial meetings, the committee has selected a total of four candidates that will move along in the process for the on campus interviews, which are scheduled for April 18th, 22nd, 25th, and 26th.

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Welcome to threads@CFE.  This weeks' post is Training Educators and Service Providers on Transgender Issues by Luca Maurer.

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Associate Professor Howard Kalman, Department of Strategic Communication, published “Integrating Evaluation and Needs Assessment: A Case Study of an Ergonomics Program” in Performance Improvement Quarterly, Vol. 29, No 1, April 2016.

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Plan Your Future on April 26th!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 04/14/2016 

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The Office of Human Resources invites you to attend the IC My Future Retirement Planning Program on April 26. The event will be held 10am to 2pm in the Emerson Suites. There will be 3 sets of concurrent education seminars available for you to choose from depending on what interests you and where you are at in the retirement planning process. Please feel free to attend just 1 of the seminars, or 3!

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National Financial Literacy Month is an effort to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach individuals how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.

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Submitted on behalf of Roger "Doc" Richardson, Associate Provost/Interim Chief Diversity Officer

Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, founding director of the Office of State Grants (OSG), presented “Write Your Own Story by Setting the Bar!“ to a crowded room of CSTEP students and administrators on April 9th at the CSTEP Statewide Student Conference which was held at The Sagamore on Lake George in Bolton Landing, NY.

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