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The fixIT Shop will temporarily be unable to accept Apple products for hardware repairs starting today, April 8th through Sunday, April 20th at 12:00 pm. Software services such as Data Backup and Data Recovery will still be available during this time. Please visit our website for details on hours, services, and rates at www.ithaca.edu/its/help/fixit. The fixIT Shop will resume normal Apple product repairs on Sunday, April 20th.

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Charles De-Ganga, Biochemistry’14

I am currently interested in general surgery and plastic surgery as specializations are concerned, but I am staying open to all experiences in medical school. I hope to be able to return to my home country of Nigeria to contribute to the betterment of health care system there. Having lived in Nigeria for 18 years of my life, I am well aware of the need for better health care professionals and facilities, and would like to set up a practice there as well.

Benjamin Jung, Biochemistry ‘16

His dream is to become a physician to help people who are suffering from physiological problems.   To learn more about the profession he has travelled to Costa Rica and Nicaragua to volunteer.  He also participated in a program in Thailand that allowed him to do clinical rotations . This experience confirmed his interest and desire to continue to medical school.

Thank you, Dr. Kastenbaum for your support!

Catherine Taylor, Associate Professor of Writing has been granted a six-week residency in Venice, Italy by the Emily Harvey Foundation in order to work on her current manuscript, tentatively titled Inanimate Subjects.
 

Saxophonist/composer/arranger Mike Titlebaum, who currently serves as Director of Jazz Studies at the Ithaca College School of Music, recently completed a guest artist residency at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick (Canada).

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Walker's presentation, Music Matters, focused on music advocacy strategies and pitfalls.

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Having received great acclaim, This is My House... has received two Global Music Awards for "instrumental soloist" and "creativity/originality."

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Stephen Sweet’s (Associate Professor of Sociology) article “Do Options for Job Flexibility Diminish in Times of Economic Uncertainty?”  has been accepted for publication in the journal Work, Employment and Society.

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Ursula Heinzelmann is a writer and food critic. On Tuesday, April 8th, from 4-5 pm in the Clark Lounge she will be holding a presentation on German food, followed by a tasting of German cheeses. This event is free and open to the public as well.

We are inviting all departments and schools to donate prizes for the "First-Year Friday" raffle!

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  • Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
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  • What investment mix and strategy is best for you to increase your portfolio's potential?
  • How do I get started contributing to the College's retirement plan?

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Are you an older adult who is wondering whether to move out of your current home—but aren’t sure what the next step might be? Do you want to downsize and not have your “stuff” control you and your time? Or are you an adult child who wants to help your parents transition out of their home and into a more supportive living environment?

Find the answers to these and other questions at the Senior Housing Expo on Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Hotel Ithaca (formerly the Holiday Inn) at 222 S. Cayuga St., Ithaca. The Expo will feature over 20 housing providers and facilities, as well as speakers about senior housing options and downsizing. This free event is sponsored by the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and the Tompkins County Office for the Aging.

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City Year is an education focused, nonprofit organization located in 21 cities in the U.S.  15 Ithaca College alumni from the Class of 2013 currently work with City Year!

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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 04/07/2014 

Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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 These summer online courses are open to all students. 

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Olubusola Esther Johnson, an expert in orthopedic physical therapy from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, and a Fulbright scholar, will be giving her presentation "Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy: Where is Nigeria? Africa?" at Ithaca College April 9 at 7 p.m. in Job Hall rm. 161.

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This is a general notification about the annual campus electrical shutdown on Saturday, May 31, 2014 and Saturday, August 9, 2014.

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Dr. Christopher House, assistant professor of communication studies and former predoctoral diversity fellow, recently learned that he will receive the 2014 TRIO Achiever Award from the Association for Equality and Excellence in Education.  As the organization articulates:  “A TRIO Achiever is an outstanding former TRIO participant that has received recognition within his/her profession or for outstanding academic achievement. They are individuals who have made significant civic, community, or professional contributions.”  TRIO programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and began as part of the 1965 Higher Education Act.

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To augment the college’s end-of-fiscal year procedures, Information Technology Services asks that you also keep the following guidelines in mind as you plan your end of year / start of next fiscal year computer-related purchases and activities.

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Sarah A. Shelby, Graduate Student in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University, gives a talk entitled

Life at the Nanoscale: Super-Resolution Imaging of the Cell Membrane

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As was mentioned last Fall, the Office of Human Resources is in the process of implementing a new talent management system called Taleo.  This system will replace our current online employment system for faculty and staff, our current Job Shop for posting and hiring of student employees, and facilitate a new “onboarding” process for new faculty, staff, and student employees.  We anticipate rolling out the new system during the first few weeks of June and will be communicating training dates as we get closer to “go live”. 

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