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Sri Vedachalam is a postdoctoral research associate at the Water Resources Institute. He received his PhD in Environmental Science from The Ohio State University, where he worked on interdisciplinary approaches to wastewater management. His research is centered on water and wastewater infrastructure issues, including assessment, planning, financing, use, and regulation. He is actively involved with the nonprofit, Association for India’s Development, and until recently, served on its Executive Board.

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The Diversity Awareness Committee (DAC) seeks nominations of self or others to serve as a member for a two year term. Membership is open to faculty, staff and students.

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Information Technology Services (ITS) has prepared a document and worksheet to assist you with planning your computer and related technology requests as you put together your 2015-16 fiscal year budgets.

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Looking to change your major? Similar to the Online Course Override Form, the Change of Major (COM) process is now completely electronic! This is a project developed by the Academic Workflow Implementation Group.

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On October 18 at 6:30 PM, at the Hangar Theatre, Arno Selco, IC Professor Emeritus, will defend the victory he won in last year's Hangar Theatre Charades Challenge. Go to the website below to order tickets to attend the exciting competition. A ticket includes food, an open bar, and entertainment in addition to the Charades Challenge. You can support Arno's team, The Hellacious Horrors (!) by making  a donation to the Hangar Theatre. That can done via the website below. All donations and all proceeds from ticket sales go directly to ensuring a successful future for Ithaca's own summer professional theatre.

http://www.hangartheatre.org/events/2013-Charades-Fundraiser-Acting-Out-on-the-Hangar-Stage.html

Latin American Studies will host a roundtable discussion on studying abroad in Cuba. Facilitated by Dr. Gonzalez-Conty, Journalism majors Max Ocean ('15) and Candace King ('15) will share their experiences and insights from a semester studying in Havana, Cuba. Please join us in Gannett 112 at 6pm on Monday, October 13.

For more information, please contact Jonathan D Ablard, jablard@ithaca.edu or 274-3558

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Associate Professor Mary Ann Erickson, chair of the Department of Aging Studies at Ithaca College, has been elected president-elect of the State Society on Aging of New York. Erickson will serve as president-elect for the 2015 calendar year and as president for 2016. The State Society on Aging of New York is an interdisciplinary membership society that seeks to improve the quality of life for older New Yorkers through education, research, service, and advocacy.

Erickson joined Ithaca College in 2000. She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Human Development from Cornell University, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.

 

If you haven't registered for Family Weekend already, do so by Wednesday, October 15. Register here.

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Paula Ioanide, Associate Professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) publishes essay in Kalfou: a Journal of Comparative and Relational Ethnic Studies (Temple University Press).

Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that The James J. Whalen Center for Music is now ready to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and October 14th, we are continuously monitoring the performance of the network and are asking the Music School community for feedback on any issues.

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Come as a flapper or come as you are, come as a gangster or a silent screen star. It’s going to be fun no matter how you dress, just bring yourself and your College ID and we’ll do the rest. Please join us for the Annual Ithaca College Benefits & Work/Life Gala on November 4th in the Emerson Suites!

FLEFF FIVE DOLLAR FLICKS

At Cinemapolis

KILL THE MESSENGER (Michael Cuesta, USA, 2014)

Sunday October 12, 2014 at 4:30

All tix only $5 (unless you get there early and nab one of the 50 free tix!)

Screening and Discussion

Post-screening discussion with Jeff Cohen, Park Center for Independent Media, Ithaca College and Lt. Marlon Byrd, Ithaca Police Department.  Moderated by Stewart Auyash, associate professor of public health, Ithaca College.

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Assistant Professor Joshua Bonnetta will be exhibiting his audio-visual installation Strange Lines and Distances in Rennes, France at a gallery dedicated to the exhibition of sound art, Le Bon Accueil. The work will be installed from Oct. 10 through Nov. 22 as part of an exhibition exploring telecommunications and utopia.

His video work, Remanence III, created as part of a series of studies on electromagnetic remanence, will be screened on Oct. 16 as part of the Moscow Contemporary Science Film Festival. The work will screen in a program curated by the Moscow Polytechnic Museum that explores the intersection of art and science.

Ford Hall—The School of Music’s largest performance venue—received an extensive renovation this past summer, with vast improvements to the acoustics, interior design, and functionality.

▶ See the new hall: View the Ford Hall Renovation photo gallery 
▶ Hear the new acoustics: Check out the expanded webcasting schedule
▶ Attend a concert: Visit the School of Music's concert calendar 

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Wednesday Oct. 8th @12-12:50pm; located in Business 301

Dr. Richard Schissel, Associated professor and licensed hypnotherapist will give a talk about what Hypnosis is, what it isn't and how it can benefit your overall health.  A DEMONSTRATION WILL BE PROVIDED!

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Join us at Terrace Dining Hall from 5-8 PM tomorrow, 10/9, for PB&J night at Food Lab. Create a custom peanut butter and jelly sandwich or try "The Elvis". While you're there, check out Food for Thought's table and get information about the 8th Annual Walk for Plumpy'Nut. You can sign up for the walk on the spot and donate to a great cause - ending childhood hunger!

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?! After your finish your PB&J, head on over to Towers Dining Hall at Late Night. From 8 PM- Midnight, we'll have Thursday Night Football up on the big screen! There will also be trivia, prizes and music! Stay tuned to our social media platforms for our special Tailgating Menu.

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The Studio at Ithaca College presents No Fare, the first film produced by students in Park's newest co-curricular organization, on Saturday, October 11 at 7:45 p.m.

After the screening is the "Pitch it to Produce it" event, a time for students to pitch ideas for The Studio's next project.  Alumni Kyle Kelley (Cinema & Photography, 2010) and Alyssa Alsheimer (Integrated Marketing Communications, 2008) will meet students and give feedback.  Everyone is welcome.  

The Studio is a creative space and business incubator for students who want to collaborate on ideas for films and transmedia projects. 

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The TLC will be open Monday through Thursday during our usual hours of operation, 9 AM to 5 PM. We will be closed on Friday (10/17) due to Fall Break.  

We have no workshops scheduled for 10/13 - 10/17.  Please visit our website to request one-to-one training or visit us in the TLC (Friends Hall 101) for drop-in support.  

www.ithaca.edu/its/tlc

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Learn more about early detection, symptoms, risk factors, and healthy habits in the BalanceWorks October Newsletter

"When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others."
                                                                             ~ Dalai Lama

Each November, the "Thank You for Making a Difference" peer-to-peer appreciation program offers employees the opportunity to send "thank-you" notes to colleagues across campus.

This year, we are happy to announce the coupon redemption period will be extended through mid-December!  As before, each thank you package will contain a $7.00 coupon redeemable at the Ithaca College Bookstore and Mac's General Store in Phillips Hall, with coupons expiring at the end of this time period.

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