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If you were inducted as a member of Phi Kappa Phi at another institution, we want to know! There is an active chapter at Ithaca College and we would like to include you on updates and announcements regarding several important events taking place throughout the year.

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Choosing a topic, identifying scholarly resources, and locating primary resources are skills that are often challenging for students. In response, the IC Library has developed a set of guides and interactive tutorials called Research 101.

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The School of Music Convocation, presented by Dean Karl Paulnack, will take place at 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 9 in the newly renovated Ford Hall, within the Whalen Center for Music. The event is intended for all Music majors, but open to the entire campus community. 

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Old technology meets new - a selection of slide projectors from the late 1800s through the 2000s. There is also now a running slide show of a selection of 80 35mm slides of art and architecture from our "vintage" slide collection.

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Have you ever had a question about race but were unsure about how to ask? How is racism recognized? How do you experience racism? How do you think racism has affected your life and the lives of others? How do you cope with the effects? Who do you believe needs to assume responsibility for eliminating racism?

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Join James Eavenson for a discussion and demonstration of healthy management of back pain this Thurs. Sept. 4th from 12:00-1:00 pm in the Human Resources Conference Room (PRWC GL52). 

The best prevention for back pain is movement.  Build a strong, healthy and flexible back through Iyengar yoga exercise and guided relaxation.

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This year, over 250 students, alumni, faculty and staff helped our newest community members move in to their "home away from home" on August 24th.

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LABOR DAY DINING HOURS OF OPERATION

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2014

  • Campus Center      7:00 am – 7:30 pm  
  • Terraces              11:30am – 2:00pm 5:00 pm – 8:00pm  
  • Towers                   CLOSED
  • Sandella’s Café     7:30am – 7:00pm  
  • Sub Connection     11:30am – 1:00am  
  • Main Office             CLOSED

All other locations are closed.

 

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Student Health 101 is an e-magazine sponsored by the Center for Health Promotion with generous support from the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life.

Student Health 101 features articles, videos, campus resource and event information, and more.

 

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ITS wants to remind all email users to NEVER respond to email messages requesting passwords or other personal information.

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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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The fixIT shop will be closed on Monday, September 1st. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 2nd at 10:00am.

Please visit our website for details on hours, services, and rates at www.ithaca.edu/its/help/fixit/.

Friends 110
607-274-3000
fixit@ithaca.edu

The Ithaca College Flu Vaccine "Point of Dispensing" (POD) event for all faculty and staff scheduled to take place on September 11, 2014 has been postponed due to vaccine availability.  The new date for the POD exercise will be Thursday, October 30, 2014.  This exercise is important to help prepare the College to respond to any event threatening the public health and safety of its faculty, staff and students.

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Sociology faculty Bhavani Arabandi (assistant professor), Stephen Sweet (associate professor) and Alicia Swords (associate professor) published “Testing the Flat World Thesis: Using a Public Dataset to Engage Students in the Global Inequality Debate”.

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Submitted on behalf of David Dray, Deputy Chief for Public Safety and Emergency Management

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I want to extend a huge thank you to all who were involved in the renovations of Hill and CHS this summer.

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Mara Alper’s documentary art Sacred Waters of Bali screened at the Westbeth Gallery in New York City from May – June. It was exhibited in the “Time Frames Marking Time” multi-media exhibition that featured 19 artists who engage time as a palpable presence. The show was curated by Elisa Decker and Barbara Lubliner. The video can be viewed on Mara’s Vimeo channel at http://vimeo.com/channels/maraalper/89910746  It is part of a longer work in progress about water in Balinese rituals and in their complex irrigation system.

Because of her work in Bali, Mara was invited to give a talk on “Exploring Culture Through Filmmaking” in June at the Cornell seminar “Global Competency and the Arts”  presented by the Einuadi Center for International Studies.

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NMC On the Horizon > Rearranging Learning Spaces + DISCUSSION
Wednesday September 3, 2014 – 11:00-12:30 – in the CFE (Gannett 316)

Join the TELE Collaborative in a discussion about Rearranging Learning Spaces with a panel of thought leaders brought together by the NMC (New Media Consortium).  The one-hour NMC session will be held in the Google+ On Air platform and broadcast live on YouTube.  It will be followed by an IC discussion in the CFE.

Sign up through the Register Here Now! link at the IC Events Calendar

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Heather Dichter, assistant professor in the Department of Sport Media and Management, co-edited the recently published book Diplomatic Games: Sport, Statecraft, and International Relations since 1945

The book explores the role sports has played in driving political and cultural change in the world over the past seven decades, examining landmark events including the United States' boycott of the 1980 Olympics in the Soviet Union and the end of apartheid in South Africa. 

For more information or to buy this book, click here

As shared by President Rochon at the recent All College meeting, Vice President for Finance and Administration Gerald Hector invites faculty and staff to attend the “Dollars and $ense" discussion series this fall.   Once a month during the fall semester, VP Hector will provide updates on a variety of topics that impact the finances and administration of the College.

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