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 Witches and ghosts, madness and murder, swordfights, soliloquies, and two of the most compelling characters ever created.


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Come hear how Sean Reid's service in the United States Navy has helped shape his career and life.

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As another year winds down, it’s time to start preparing for our 2017 annual re-enrollment period. This year re-enrollment will take place from Monday, November 7 through Friday, November 18, 2016 at 12pm.  As a result of changes and enhancements to our benefit offerings, re-enrollment is mandatory for every benefits eligible faculty and staff member. This is a great time to look at the following to ensure you elect the benefits that you need for you and your family. 

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EASDC Fall Social!

Contributed by Tati Herold on 11/01/2016 

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The Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee is hosting our first social event of the year on November 21 from 11- 1pm in Klingenstein Lounge.  Come get to know your Educational Affairs colleagues and have some fun raising money to support the Chapel Emergency Fund that provides monies, gas cards, and grocery cards to students, faculty and staff in need.

There will be food, music, make-your-own greeting card station, and a silent gift basket raffle.

In order to prepare for this raffle event, we are asking each school/department to put together a gift basket prize. It doesn’t have to be specific to your school, get creative!  We want to post pictures of the prize baskets online prior to the event to help boost interest and participation, so please get your basket to Tati Herold (Smiddy Room 315) no later than Friday, November 4th at 5pm! This event is open to both staff and faculty. We look forward to seeing you there!

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The online submission process for students and faculty sponsors to submit student presentations for the 20th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium opens TODAY Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016, 12:00-1:30 pm
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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The crew is reporting to Emerson Suites today from 10am to 2pm to take a look at the nuts & bolts of your Ithaca College Benefits.

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Join Hillel Tuesday Nov. 1st from 7-9 pm in Williams 224 for an Ask Big Questions guided discussion on the process of deciding how to vote, what people consider when voting, and what the implications are for Israel regarding the upcoming election. 

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Krispy Kreme!!

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 10/31/2016 

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You scream, I scream, we all scream for Krispy Kremes!

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Honorary Degree Nominations

Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 10/31/2016 

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The Office of the Provost & VPEA invited you to consider making nominations for honorary degrees.

Nominations must be received in writing.  Rationale and supporting data are expected at the time of nomination, and should include the following information:

  • nominee’s name and contact information
  • an explanation of how the nominee meets the criteria for honorary degrees

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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: http://ummedia05.miserver.it.umich.edu/itscomm/disc/symposium.html

 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.

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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 www.ithaca.edu/diis/services/labs/softwarereq/ or contact the DIIS Service Desk at servicedesk@ithaca.edu, 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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