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MounTimPossible Meetup

Contributed by Tina Thurston on 09/27/2016 

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(Posted on behalf of Tim Conners '17)

Come hang with Tim Conners and learn about his project to tackle Kilimanjaro in 2017, and meet the rest of the climb team! 6:30pm in Job Hall, room 160. Bring friends!

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If you have begun to enter your budgets in BudgetPak and do not want the data erased,it is imperative that you notify Sarah Kane via email (skane1@ithaca.edu) no later than 12pm (noon) on Thursday, September 29th. Please clearly state the Unit Number/Department Number.

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On Wednesday, September 28, the U-Lot (Campus Center) parking lot will be serving as reserved special event parking for the day.  Individuals typically parking in this lot will need to utilize other campus parking options until U-Lot re-opens for general usage at approximately 4:00 p.m.  

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67 million people have high blood pressure in America

 What we already knew:

  • Risk of CVD (Cardio Vascular Disease) doubles for each incremental increase in SBP of 20 mmHg or DBP of 10 mmHg.
  • Aerobic exercise training leads to reduction in resting BP of 5-7 mmHg in those with hypertension.

New studies show:

  • Using salt substitutes can decrease blood pressure
  • 80% of sodium Americans intake comes from packaged, processed and restaurant foods.
  • Home cooking is a great way to control your sodium intake
  • Exercise can slow down the inevitable increase in blood pressure as you age.
  • Those who have proper protein intake are 40% less likely to develop high blood pressure
  • A combination of a high protein and high fiber intake can even lower the risk for hypertension
  • Consuming flaxseed daily may help reduce high blood pressure

 

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Thursday Sept 29, 12:10-1 in Williams 320

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On Monday, October 10, at 7:30 pm, in Textor 101, Dr. Lawrence Douglas will speak about John (Ivan) Demjanjuk, who was the subject of the lengthiest and most bizarre criminal case to arise out of the Holocaust. 

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Steven Mauk, professor of saxophone in the School of Music, was one of the adjudicators this summer at the 8th International Saxophone Competition in Slovenia, held July 2-9.

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Join us for the Park School's Digital Side Show on Friday, October 7 on the front lawn.  Using an outside LED screen, Park is hosting a series of sequential digital presentations with high visual impact.  Along with the schedule of events, come and see innovative demonstrations of virtual reality, 3D printing and MORE!

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There will be a special, private screening of a timely, new documentary – “All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception and the Spirit of I.F. Stone” – Tuesday, October 4, 4:15-6:15pm in Park Auditorium. Partly filmed on IC campus and co-executive produced by Jeff Cohen (Park Center for Independent Media director), the feature documentary won warm reviews when it recently premiered at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival.

 

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Bob Sullivan and Tom Pfaff have a chapter published in the first of three monographs on the future of Honors Education. Their chapter, Seminars, Curricula, Rigor: Paradoxical Constraints on the Future of Honors appear in Present Successes and Future Challenges in Honors Education. The book is published by Rowman & Littlefield. The second book, Continuity and Innovation in Honors College Curricula,  is available now and the third, Structural Challenges and the Future of Honors Education, will be available in December.

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Healthy Strategies for Helping Children & Teens Use Media Wisely

• Learn fact vs. fiction in advertising & media
• Counter messages about alcohol, tobacco, and junk food.

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How You Can Utilize Your EAP

Contributed by Katie Sack on 09/26/2016 

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BalanceWorks, your Employee Assistance Program through eni, is available 24/7 to help you and your eligible family members effectively balance the competing demands of work and life 

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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 sfishel@ithaca.edu for additional information.

The Health Promotion and Physical Education Speaker Series will be hosting Dr. Anne-Marie Mayer.

Topic: Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition
When: Tuesday September 27th 7-8 pm
Where: Textor 102

Bringing a bike to campus?

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 09/26/2016 

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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 http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/safety/BikeRegistration/.

 Dior Vargas- POC and Mental Health: Wednesday, September 28th @7:00pm,Textor 101 (Textor Hall).

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Are you on a local non-profit or government board, or do you volunteer or work PT for a 501c3 organization?

WRTG 31700 Proposals and Grant Writing wants to connect.

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You are invited to join the Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy for a talk by Zachary R. Robinson, Department of Physics at SUNY Brockport entitled :

The Surface Science of Graphene Growth

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Interested in research? Students within the department will present on their summer research experiences of chemistry and biochemistry at Ithaca College and other research universities. Benjamin Morse "Synthesis and Reactivity Studies of Rhodium Complexes Supported by the PNSi Pincer Ligand" and Noah Budin "Underpotential deposition of Ni for stabilization of reactive Cu2O surface for solar hydrogen production"

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The inaugural event of the Second Annual Symposia on Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship will be held Monday, September 26, 3:00-6:00 pm, in Klingenstein Lounge. Our guest presenter, Dr. Aziz Rana of Cornell University, will speak on “Black Internationalism and the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement” .  A panel and facilitated discussion moderated by Dr. Peyi Soyinka-Airewele will follow, with panelists Dr. Stewart Auyash, Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell, and Dr. Carlos Figueroa.  Light refreshments will be provided.

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