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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 11/13/2015
Tuesday, November 17, 9:00- 10:00 am
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Contributed by Dawn Kline on 11/13/2015
It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing of Michael LaTour. Mike passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, November 8, 2015.
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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, November 18th.
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.
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Take advantage of the next week of concerts offered by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; some highlights are featured 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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Contributed by Kayla Reisman on 11/13/2015
Join Hillel and Student Alliance For Israel in the Business School (room 206) wtih bagels and coffee to hear how Israelis from all different religions are coming together to help Syrain refugees in Europe.
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/944137635635343/
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Diversity and Inclusion Webinar Series “Authentic People with Real Disabilities: Learn How to Represent this Important Diversity” on December 10th
Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 11/13/2015
People with visible and invisible disabilities represent a large minority and workforce demographic in the US. It is also a minority that any person can join at any time. Therefore, it’s important to know how to hire and to work with people of this demographic, as well as how to represent them correctly in your marketing and advertising. DisabilityImages.com specializes in photographic imagery of real people with disabilities
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Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 11/13/2015
Cultural competence refers to an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. Developing cultural competence results in an ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures. Join us for this interactive works shop on cultural competency.
This workshop gives participants a basic framework, including definitions to develop understanding of the relationship between diversity, inclusion and cultural competency and some tools for assessing and developing cultural competency in their areas.
Facilitated by: Laura Branca and Kirby Edmonds, TFC, Training for Change
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IC Environmental Studies Alum Dan Carrión Returns to Discuss Climate Justice and Health Equity at Next Week’s ENVS Seminar/Sustainability Café
Contributed by Carol Hansen on 11/12/2015
Dan Carrión received his BA in Environmental Studies from IC in 2008 and went on to complete a Master’s in Public Health at New York Medical College in 2011. In the fall of 2014 he began a PhD in Climate and Health at Columbia University. His experiences in the workforce have been diverse: working for a Latin American solidarity organization, a county’s solid waste division, a community health center, and most recently Columbia’s College of Physicians & Surgeons directing the Summer Public Health Scholars Program. In his chosen field of Climate & Health he hopes to explore strategies to utilize adaptation and mitigation strategies to simultaneously address health disparities.
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Posted on behalf of C. Vivian Lorenzo, MD
I am writing to update the campus community on the results of additional laboratory testing related to the death of an Ithaca College student yesterday. The New York State Department of Health has advised us that testing is negative for any bacterial infection that would require preventive antibiotics to close contacts.
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Contributed by Matt Thomas on 11/12/2015
Please join us for a talk by William Dunham, Visiting Professor of Mathematics at Cornell University on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 4:00pm in 309 Williams Hall.
This talk should be accessible to any student who has seen calculus.
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Contributed by Dylan Schoch on 11/12/2015
Bart D. Ehrman, Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, presents Misquoting Jesus: Scribes Who Changed the Scriptures and Readers Who May Never Know.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 11/12/2015
Friday, November 13, 2015, 2:00- 3:00 pm
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Did you know that diabetes affects nearly 30 million children and adults in the U.S. today—nearly 10 percent of the population? This means that every 19 seconds, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with diabetes.
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Latin American Studies lecture series: Dr. Jordana Dym, Skidmore College, to present on cartography and history in Guatemala
Contributed by Jonathan Ablard on 11/12/2015
Dr. Jordana Dym, Skidmore College, will present "'Mapitas:'Geografías Visualizadas and the Editorial Piedra Santa: A Mission to Democratize Cartographic Literacy in Guatemala" on Monday, Nov. 16, 4pm in Textor 101. The lecture is sponsored by Latin American Studies
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