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 You can find information regarding the approval process AND applicable forms at http://www.ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/driving/.

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Chemistry major Benjamin Morse ('17) and biochemistry major Megan Wirth ('16) presented their research during the ACS Undergraduate Research Poster session at the ACS National Meeting on March 14th.

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The following is submitted on behalf of Yvonne Rogalski, Chair, James J. Whalen Steering Committee:

Not sure what to do for class on Thursday April 14th? Let the Whalen Symposium be your classroom!

Encourage your students to attend the Symposium and complete an assignment on what they have learned.

Please follow the link for an example of a class assignment used by Professor Sean Eversley Bradwell: 

Whalen Session Assignment

Whalen Session Worksheet

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Are you a student athlete, education major or recent grad?  If so, you may be interested in attending either or both of following virtual fairs listed below, and checkout the opportunities available!

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TALK AND DISCUSSION with Steve Sagarin

Friday, April 8th, 7 p.m., at the Ithaca Waldorf School (Free and open to all)

 

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In conjunction with National Financial Literacy Month, we are pleased to team up with TIAA to bring faculty and staff the newest What's Your Financial IQ Challenge 2.0. By testing your financial know-how, you could win a tablet computer

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The Office of Human Resources invites you to attend the IC My Future Retirement Planning Program on April 26. The event will be held 10am to 2pm in the Emerson Suites. There will be 3 sets of concurrent education seminars available for you to choose from depending on what interests you and where you are at in the retirement planning process. Please feel free to attend just 1 of the seminars, or 3! 

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Catherine Taylor, Associate Writing Professor in the Department of Writing presented on a panel at the AWP Conference in Los Angeles, CA.

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Katharyn Howd Machan, Professor in the Department of Writing, won First Prize in the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival National Poetry Competition.

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Wednesday is the Izzy Award and I. F. Stone Hall of Fame ceremony, 7:00 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium.

Please bring cash or check if you plan to buy Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan’s new book and have it signed by the authors.

We’ll also have posters that you can have signed by the Izzy Award winners, Inside Climate News founder and producer David Sassoon ("Exxon: The Road Not Traveled”) and indy journalists Jamie Kalven and Brandon Smith (exposed official Chicago coverup of police shooting of teenager Laquan McDonald).

Wed., April 6, 7:00 p.m., Park Hall Auditorium

More about the Izzy Award winner and the event here. Please spread the word.

Education Minor Advising Sessions 

If you are a current or soon-to-be Education Minor, join us for an advising session to prepare you for course selection and upcoming programming!  Attend one of the sessions below. All sessions will be held in Williams 314. All are welcome!

Education Minor Advising Sessions 

Choose one session:  

Thursday, April 7, Noon Hour (12:10-12:50)

Tuesday, April 12, Noon Hour (12:10-12:50)

Thursday, April 14, 5:00-5:40 PM

Williams Lab 314


Bring your questions about coursework, field work, grad school, and more!  Contact Dr. Ellie Fulmer with questions: efulmer@ithaca.edu.  Click to learn more about the Education Studies Minor at Ithaca College. 

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Submitted on behalf of James W. Nolan Jr. ’77, chair of the Presidential Search Committee

As chair of the Presidential Search Committee, I am very pleased to announce that we have selected the firm of Spencer Stuart to assist us in that search. Additionally, the committee and the newly identified search firm are planning a series of meetings on campus during the month of April that will start to engage the entire IC community in this very important process.

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Ben Strauss (IC '08)will be discussing his and Joe Nocera's recent book, Indentured: The Rebellion Against the College Sports Cartel Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm in Hill 104 and again at 10:50 am in Textor 101.

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Understanding the characteristics of strong leaders and cultivating those skills is essential for those pursuing a career in business.  Join our Business Advisory Council members in a lively panel discussion on the skills needed to be a leader in tomorrow’s world of business, including; having the ability to initiate change and inspire a shared vision, modeling the behaviors that are essential to achieve a shared goal and most importantly being equipped with the skills you will need to work in a culturally diverse global economy.

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We're piloting a new program!. Go to the South Side Entrance of Campus Center Dining Hall to participate. Supplies are limited - Get 'em while they last! Read below for details.

 

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School of Music Dean Karl Paulnack will collaborate in the world premiere of Justin Merrit’s Ithaka, the first work commissioned through the Michael Steinberg and Jorja Fleezanis Fund. The concert will take place at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, at MacPhail Center for Music’s Antonello Hall in Minneapolis. 

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Freezin' for a Reason!

Contributed by Catherine Gooch on 04/04/2016 

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Therapeutic Recreation students raise more than $4000 to benefit Special Olympic New York

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Come hear the story of Holocaust Survivor: Fred Heyman. According to Howard Goldberg, "Fred will be talking about his experience growing up in Berlin and living in Berlin through the Holocaust with a Jewish father and non-Jewish mother. He talks about how people helped save him along the way, and how those people are "Upstanders". Fred tells his story with a message tied in, to be an "upstander". He calls his story the story of bad things happening as good people stood by and let it happen. He is great with teenagers and kids and adults because he always says, "I don't care where you're from or where you live, we were the same age once." He really hits on being active and taking a role in the world, knowing whats going on now."

Howard Goldberg will be screening the film that he made about Fred in addition to Fred's talk.

This event is sponsored by Hillel at Ithaca College and the Jewish Studies Program at Ithaca College.

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It makes up 60% of your body. You can’t survive without it. Water is considered “blue gold,” but it’s much more valuable than gold. In this lively class, you learn about your water footprint, water in your body, in your hometown and on the planet. We examine water from personal, social and creative views in this unique online class with conversations, films, readings and guest experts from around the world to answer your individual questions.

Fulfills ICC Humanities Quest for Sustainability + Power and Justice + Gen Ed. Requirements.

Can be done from anywhere with high-speed online access.  

On Homer: GCOM 20100    3 credits  Online Course May 16 – May 27, 2016

 If you’d like more info, ask Mara at malper@ithaca.edu

The IC community is a very generous one! In our efforts to stop hunger in our community we've raised over $8,000 dollars since fall and we are closing in on our donation goal of $10,000! Help us to stop hunger in Tompkins County by supporting our donation drive at retail dining registers on campus. All proceeds will benefit the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's BackPack Program! The donation drive will run throughout the month of April! Thank you for your continued support and generosity!