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Asma Barlas, professor of Politics, served on a panel on human rights, gender, and sexuality in Islamic contexts, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, on Oct 27. Her co-panelists were Juan Cole (Richard P. Mitchell Professor of History, U-M) and Samar Habib (associate researcher, Centre for Gender Studies, University of London).

Shirin Ebadi, Nobel laureate and Iranian human rights lawyer, served as a respondent to the panel in addition to giving the keynote as part of this event. The proceedings were live streamed and will also be available here in the near future:

 Take Back Your Time executive director John de Graaf presents Stressed Adults, Stressed Kids - Why parents also need time to play

Wed., November 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Textor 102

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Digital Instruction and Information Services is currently planning for critical software upgrades in DIIS-managed computer labs for the spring 2017. If you need software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please submit the software request form at or contact the DIIS Service Desk at, by Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

This years Fair is all about providing you with the "tools" you need to make the most of the benefits package you create with IC's Individual Choice Benefits.

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Mara Alper (Media Arts) presented her video art work at a guest lecturer in the graduate design program at the Technische Universität in Berlin in October. In September, she presented in the Gatty Lecture Series in the Southeast Asia Program at Cornell, where she is a Faculty Research Associate. Her talk on “Bali: Sacred Waters/Surging Tourism” included a screening of her documentary “Sacred Waters of Bali.” This work also screened at the Dallas Video Festival in October.

The Technische Universität Berlin is a research university founded in 1879 considered one of the most prestigious education institutions in Europe.

Please Join us for the next meeting about OLE NEO the Outdoor Learning Environment Naked Eye Observatory

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Tuesday, November 1st at 12:10pm in CNS 333, Pizza and Drinks Provided

Surprising to many college students,chemistry has an impact on society much greater than a college degree. It is a ubiquitous part of our economy,providing jobs ranging from education to research and medicine to industry.The choices a graduate in chemistry has are far reaching, maybe even daunting,at least for those that haven't decided what their future holds. Maybe the experience can help add some perspective on how chemistry affects our economy and what trends are likely to drive change and opportunity over the next 10-20 years.


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 All faculty and students are invited to participate in the Catholic Community's All Souls' Day Mass which will take place Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 5:10 in Muller Chapel. 

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 The Catholic Community invites all to participate in its All Saints' Day liturgy on Tuesday at 5:10 pm in Muller Chapel. 


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Contributed on behalf of Tom Grape ’80, chairman of the Board of Trustees

To the Campus Community:

As I reflect on our recently concluded fall meeting of the Ithaca College Board of Trustees, I am confident that this institution is moving in the right direction on all fronts. There is much work ahead for all of us, but I have no doubt that our entire campus community is focused and determined.

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 The Women's and Gender Studies Program brings Lenelle Moïse back to campus to perform her new show: AMPLIFY: A "Speaking Intersections" Mixtape.  Speaking truth to power, Haitain-American poet and playwright Lenelle Moïse will perform original poems, essays and monologues to illuminate the intersections of race, class, gender, spirit, and sexuality.  Tuesday, November 1st from 7-9 pm in Emerson Suites.  


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Prior to the start of the semester, a number of IC members felt it was important to bring the campus together to discuss the various events that occurred throughout the summer. The first Campus Conversation was a great success and those in attendance overwhelmingly indicated that they would like these conversations to continue.  Our next Campus Conversation will take place on November 2 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm in Emerson Suites.  Please join us for dinner and great conversation.

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The Department of Writing is pleased to announce its next Handwerker Reading Series event, to be held this Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 5:30 pm in the Handwerker Gallery (Gannett Center). Tuesday's reading will feature creative nonfiction by Raza Rumi and Tyrone Shaw, who will explore the connections between creative writing and social justice.

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We're bringing you the Annual Ithaca College Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair. 

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Along with food and fun, this year's Fair will include hourly raffles provided by the Office of Human Resources.  While you're with us be sure to enjoy a complimentary 10 minute chair massage with one of 4 licensed massage therapists from Massage Station. Chair massages are not only one of the best ways to relax for a few minutes, they offer many other health benefits. These include stress reduction, improve sleep quality, increase mental clarity, increase energy and circulation as well as lower blood pressure and increased immune function.

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Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry presented at the 45th Annual Conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) in Madison, Wisconsin. The conference was held to discuss how K-12 teachers could engage students in critical thinking about the environment and sustainability.

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 A compelling documentary that broadens the definition of what it means to be part of the African American lesbian community will be shown twice on Tuesday, Nov. 1. “The Same Difference” will be screened at noon in Handwerker Gallery and at 7 p.m. in Textor 101, with both showings free and open to the public.

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Faculty intending to use a course pack or course reader for a class should review the following

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Professor Pei Zheng, Department of Journalism, has newly published her paper, “A content analysis of research on China in top-ranked communication journals from 1995 to 2014: a comparison with other Asian countries”, at Asian Journal of Communication, a refereed international publication and Thomson Reuters SSCI listed journal.

The study adopted content and citation analysis to compare the trend of communication research in East Asian countries over the past 20 years. The quantitative and longitudinal analysis revealed the changing patterns, theoretical and methodological gaps on China and East Asian studies, which offered guidance for communication scholars worldwide to study Asian context.

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