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Confused about how much food you should be eating? Registered Dietitian, Natalie Nicholas will be joining us from Longview to answer some of your portion distortion questions. Portion sizes have changed a lot in the last 20 years.  “Small fries” are replaced by “medium fries”, small lattes are now “tall” or “grande”. You can purchase 64 ounces of soda all at once.  While more food on the plate may seem great, portion sizes matter when it comes to our health and fitness.

Stop by the Portion Distortion table at Terraces Dining Hall and we’ll provide some answers! And, while you’re there, play the portion distortion game for a chance to win a Fitbit Flex!

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, April 1 - Don't be fooled by your blood pressure, get it checked!

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ITS offers technology workshops on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall). All faculty, staff, and students are welcome. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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Congratulations to the current recipients:

  • Kaitlyn DeHority, Chemistry and BMO ’16
  • Colleen Feeney, Biology ‘16
  • Katrina Piemonte, Biochemistry ’16

 

 

The award is to be used for assistance with preparation for the required standardized exams associated with admittance to graduate health programs such as: MCAT, DAT,  OAT, GRE.   Recipients must have a clear indication of career goals and reasons for pursuing those goals, as well has having a record of academic performance that is competitive for admission to the indicated graduate program.

 

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Posted on behalf of Deb Harper, Director, Center for Counseling Health, and Wellness

As the spring semester draws to a close, students can become increasingly stressed by class assignments, finals, and other competing priorities. The Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a resource that can help.

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 The Ithaca College Catholic Community would like to invite everyone to our special Palm Sunday Mass this Sunday March 29. We will be holding our services at our normal 1PM and 8PM times in Muller Chapel. All are welcome!

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Bill Chapin Memorial Fund

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Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Co-sponsored by the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Office of International Programs.

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When it comes to retirement planning, it’s never too early to start! By starting to plan earlier, you are able to increase the likelihood of a successful retirement. Not sure where to start? Start here:

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 Join (or re-connect) with the Volunteer Stewards Program of Ithaca College Natural Lands!

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Ithaca College Chemistry research students presented results from their independent research projects at the 249th National American Chemical Society meeting in Denver, CO.    

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Spring is here! 30%OFF Men's and Women's Jackets.

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; highlights across the next few weeks are listed below.  

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!

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The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) is an educational community experience for first-year students with goals of easing student transitions, developing strong, active communities, and stimulating intellectual curiosity.

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My Antigua, An Island Revealed, edited and designed by Professor Janice Levy, was recently published.

The 300-page book consists of photographs, poetry, and prose by thirteen “at risk” students who participated in a two-week intensive photographic workshop Levy taught in January 2014 at GATE (Government Assisted Technology Endevour). Four months later, Levy returned to Antigua with writing instructor and publisher Robert Colley of Standing Stone Books, who inspired the students to write pieces related to their life and work.

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Several weeks ago Conger was interviewed by Liz Covart for Ben Franklin's World: A Podcast About Early American History.  The episode recently went live and is available for download at http://www.benfranklinsworld.com/

 

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The article was published in the March 2015 issue of "Associates: the Electronic Library Support Staff Journal".  

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 The Office of the Budget announces that the Fiscal Year 2015-16 Budget document approved by the Ithaca College Board of Trustees is available on our web page.

 

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Ithaca College is hosting the 2015 Conference of MACLAS (Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies) on April 17-18 @ Campus Center. The theme is “Altered States: Cross-disciplinary explorations of tradition and the emergent in Latin America.” There will be many panels on various topics, and a link to the program is below (check out fellow students' and faculty research presentations!)

Students and public welcome to the panels.

http://www.maclas.org/wp-content/uploads/MACLAS-2015-DRAFT-PROGRAM.pdf

 

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Anthony Wallace (History, '05), currently Acting Chief of the Collections Processing Unit at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, plays a prominent role in the new Smithsonian Channel Documentary "Planes, Cranes, and Rockets."

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