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Contributed by Maria Russell on 03/20/2014
Four Ithaca College Chemistry majors presented results from their independent research projects at the National American Chemical Society meeting in Dallas, TX this March. With more than 161,000 members, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information. Congratulations to: Martin Cerny (`14), Kyle Clifford (`14), Brendan Duran ('14) and Zack Jones (`15) on their excellent work!
Contributed by Tony Tabone on 03/20/2014
ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering training on Sakai, Excel, Photoshop, InDesign, Powerpoint, and Web Profile Manager from Monday, March 24 through Friday, March 28.
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Contributed by Christine Haase on 03/20/2014
(Submitted on behalf of Samarra Mbenga, leader of the Weight Watchers At Work program at Ithaca College)
Home Sweet Home
How would you like to be at peace in your own skin this Spring? Join us this Tuesday, March 25th, to start the process. We will have fun with Jaimie, who will lead us in some fun Zumba exercises. We will also hear success stories from Estela and Paula, who will share how they have not only lost but also maintained their weight loss.
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Contributed by Alyssa Cooper on 03/20/2014
Contributed by Rachel Cullenen on 03/20/2014
The Office of International Programs (OIP) would like to invite all administrators, faculty and staff members to attend our upcoming workshops designed to assist in the development of short-term study abroad programs. Short-term international programming is an important component of the international study options available to Ithaca College students.
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March is Nutrition Month and we're inviting you to join Team No Kid Hungry!
Donations are being taken at all dining retail locations and all proceeds will go to The BackPack Program for Food Bank of the Southern Tier. The BackPack program ensures that children in need don't go hungry over the weekend when they aren't in school. Every Friday, those children receive their food, placed discreetly into their backpacks. The need to supply children from low-income families is consistently rising. It only costs $3.00 to fill a backpack, but any amount helps!
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Women of Ciudad Juárez
Saturday, March 22, 4pm
Studio 2, Dillingham
Teatro Travieso will give a powerful performance that addresses the realities of life for women living, and dying, in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
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Contributed by Annette Levine on 03/19/2014
Sunday, March 23, 11am-12:30pm
Studio 3, Dillingham
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 03/19/2014
On Wednesday March 26, Project Look Sharp presenter Sox Sperry will return to the Kendal at Ithaca community to present on sustainability and water issues after a successful showing last year.
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School of Business Welcomes NYC Real Estate Executive and Philanthropist, Kenneth Fisher, for Special Lecture
Contributed by Paul Deamer on 03/19/2014
Please join us on Wednesday, March 26, at 7 p.m. in BUS 111, for a special lecture with Kenneth Fisher (School of Humanities & Sciences alumnus) entitled: “Our Nation’s Wounded: Leadership Challenges in a Time of Austerity,” funded by the Jahn Family Civic Leadership Fund.
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Contributed by Mike Haaf on 03/19/2014
Mike Haaf (Chemistry Department) co-lead a two day workshop, held at Clark Atlanta University in Georgia from March 7-9, on the intersections between fine art and the chemical sciences. The workshop, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, included dozens of hands-on experiments designed to illustrate the chemical principles behind the materials used to create art, such as pigments, dyes, binders, and metals. The workshop was filled to capacity, and was well-received by the attendees.
Contributed by Mary Beth O'Connor on 03/19/2014
Come one, come all to hear students in the Spoken Word Revolution class perform their works. Open Mic to follow performances.
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Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 03/19/2014
Help to support Foodnet's Meals on Wheels mission, in their effort to raise awareness about senior hunger.
16 restaurants, including Ithaca Dining Services will bring on some spectacular Mac 'N Cheese recipes for all to sample. To read more about the this weekend's Mac N Cheese Bowl, including ticket prices, click here. All proceeds to benefit Foodnet's, Meals on Wheels program.
Vote for your favorite, this Saturday, at the Mac 'N Cheese Bowl! And, support Foodnet!
The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, March 26th. Important reasons not to miss the next screening:
1. 65 million Americans have hypertension (high blood pressure)
2. Many people don't even know their blood pressure is high because there are no symptoms in most cases
3. Hypertension can lead to heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and kidney disease
4. 66% of those IC employees measured at the last screening were pre-hypertensive (above ideal )
5. A 20 point increase in systolic blood pressure (top number) or a 10 point increase in diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) doubles the risk of heart disease.
6. Poor diet, inactivity, and being overweight can lead to an increase in blood pressure
7. If one does not adopt a healthy lifestyle, the hypertensive individual will need to take costly medication with potential side effects
8. Physical and emotional stress can elevate your blood pressure
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Contributed by Tammy Sritecha on 03/19/2014
The Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi will hold its annual Spring Induction Ceremony on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.
At that time, the chapter will be inducting new members from all five schools, all of whom have been vetted by the Chapter’s Executive Committee and invited to membership in the honor society.
Come help us celebrate excellence! Everyone from the Ithaca College community is welcome to attend. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Tammy Sritecha firstname.lastname@example.org , or (607) 274-3113. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
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Contributed by Kenesha Chatman on 03/19/2014
Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) presents at the University of Minnesota.
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This month's meeting will be held in Taughannock Falls room on March 20th from 2-3:30pm.
In addition to attending to typical Staff Council concerns there will be a professional development workshop on 'Building Trust'.
Ithaca College is pleased to host several events in the A&E Center during the month of March. Due to these events several parking lots across campus will be impacted. Please read the following lot closures to determine how you may be impacted and direct any questions to Parking Services at 274-3756. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 03/19/2014
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