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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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The work of Professor Jerry Mirskin of the Department of Writing is the subject of an essay entitled "The Hard Part Is Knowing What to Say: The Poetry of Jerry Mirskin" by Howard Nelson, which appears in the current issue of The Hollins Critic, a publication of Hollins University. The essay is part of a series that "presents the first serious surveys of the whole bodies of contemporary writers’ work." Other writers whose work has been surveyed include John Engels, Jane Hirshfield, and Edwidge Danticat.

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Boxing champion, fitness expert and television personality Laila Ali will speak at Ithaca College on Thursday, Sept. 29. Free and open to the public, her talk will be held at 7 p.m. in the Athletics and Events Center.

Ali’s talk is sponsored by the Park Distinguished Visitor Series and will serve as the keynote to this year’s Media for Social Responsibility course in the Park School, focusing on the issue of Portrayals of Disability and Chronic Illness in Popular Culture. 

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We are pleased to invite all members of the campus community to an informational discussion of best practices for our Middle States Reaccreditation Self Study currently under way at Ithaca College.

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Teladoc is Here for You!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 09/25/2016 

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Ithaca College is committed to offering out employees quality health care options. We are proud to bring you Teladoc!

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