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Geographer and Prison Abolition Activist, Ruth Wilson Gilmore, to Discuss ‘Organized Abandonment’ - Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m.
Contributed by Claire Swensen on 04/17/2014
The Discussion Series sponsored by the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) will present a talk by geographer and prison abolition activist Ruth Wilson Gilmore on Thursday, April 24. She will discuss “Organized Abandonment and the Infrastructure of Feeling” at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall. Her talk is free and open to the public.
Gilmore is a professor of geography and director of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is known as an activist, whose wide-ranging research interests include race and gender, labor and social movements, economic geography, and the African diaspora.
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The Graduation Fair Planning Committee would like to express our gratitude to all of the college departments and local vendors that participated in the year's Graduation Fair. A special thanks to Liberty Mutual who served as the lead sponsor for the event.
We greatly appreciate all of those involved in making this event such a success for the 400 members of the Senior Class who attended.
Contributed by Katie Sack on 04/17/2014
Mind, Body, Me would like to invite all members of Flights 5 & 6 to our Flight Festival on May 14, 2014. The Flight Festival is a celebration of you and your success throughout your first year of Mind, Body, Me! This is also a great chance for you to start planning your second year and learn about new tools and resources that have been added to the wellness program!
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 04/17/2014
Choosing when to retire is one of the most important decisions you will make in your lifetime. There are many considerations you need to take into account when choosing a retirement timeframe. One question you may be asking yourself is…
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Jeffery Meyer in Residence with Paul Vaillancourt at University of Missouri-Kansas Conservatory, Later Returning to Asia
Contributed by Kim Dunnick on 04/17/2014
In mid-April, Strike (the piano and percussion duo comprised of Jeffery Meyer and Paul Vaillancourt) will be in residence at the University of Missouri-Kansas Conservatory of Music and Dance performing two concerts including the world premiere of two new works that were winners of the 2014 composition contest. Meyer and Vaillancourt were guest judges for the UMCK 2014 Composition Contest, choosing two works to be premiered by the duo. During their residency they will work with emerging student composers, give masterclasses on their respective instruments, and participate in various ensemble coachings, private lessons and classes.
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Contributed by Kim Dunnick on 04/17/2014
Two Ithaca College trumpet players have recently won scholarships to attend the 2014 International Trumpet Guild Conference this May. The students are Thomas Pang, senior, Music Performance and Music Education major, and Danny Venora, who graduated this past December with degrees in Music Performance and Music Education.
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Handwerker Gallery’s Letters To Our Future Selves: 2014 Senior Student Show now on view; student artists announced
Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 04/17/2014
Handwerker Gallery’s final exhibition of the semester—Letters To Our Future Selves: 2014 Senior Student Show—will be on view during gallery hours (below) until Sunday, May 18, and will feature the work of 31 graduating student artists.
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Dr. Min Ji is a professor and the former Dean of the School of Foreign Languages at Sichuan Normal University, serves as a Fulbright Scholar at Northern Virginia Community College, and is also the founding director of the Center of Women’s Studies at SNU. Dr. Ji holds a Master of Arts Degree in Modern and Contemporary British and American Literature, and a doctorate in Comparative Literature & World Literatures from Sichuan University.
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Contributed by Paul Deamer on 04/17/2014
The School of Business will be hosting a retirement reception for Professor Joanne Burresson Thursday, April 24, from 12-1 p.m. in the School of Business room 301.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 04/17/2014
Some Mac users have reported to the ITS Helpdesk that the search function in OWA is not working. Microsoft acknowledges that there is a bug in the software, but has not announced a date as to when it will be fixed. The problem only occurs while using OWA in Safari or Firefox. A workaround is to use the Chrome browser, in which the search function works as expected.
Film: Trashed! No Place for Waste (2013) Thursday April 17 5:30-7:30pm Williams Hall 323 – Q&A with local zero waste activists
Contributed by Patricia Rodriguez on 04/17/2014
IF YOU THINK WASTE IS SOMEONE ELSE’S PROBLEM, THINK AGAIN!
Vast landscapes in China are covered in tons of rubbish. The wide waters of the Ciliwung River in Indonesia are now barely visible under a never-ending tide of plastic. Children swim among leaking bags; mothers wash in the sewage-filled supply. Each year, we now throw away fifty-eight billion disposable cups, billions of plastic bags, 200 billion litres of water bottles, billions of tons of household waste, toxic waste and e-waste.
Academy Award winning actor Jeremy Irons is no stranger to taking centre stage. But his role as our guide in TRASHED highlighting solutions to the pressing environmental problems facing us all, could well be his most important yet. Having faced the worst through much of TRASHED, Jeremy Irons turns to hope. He goes in search of solutions.
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The Campus Life Award is given each year to a select group of graduating seniors in order to recognize their outstanding contributions to the Ithaca College community through participation and involvement in campus life. Over the years this award has become a coveted goal and valued honor. In order to be nominated for this prestigious award, students must have been extensively involved in a number of areas of campus life and have demonstrated significant leadership abilities and accomplishments.
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Contributed by Marilyn Dispensa on 04/16/2014
Due to popular demand, Information Technology Services in collaboration with the Center for Faculty Excellence will continue the iPad Pilot and loan out twenty 3rd generation iPads to faculty members for Summer 2014, Fall 2014, and Spring 2015.
Visit the iPad Pilot web site for more information and apply to join the program.
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Contributed by Carol Jennings on 04/16/2014
Last week four students from the Park Media Lab accepted two national awards at an awards ceremony in Las Vegas for the 2014 BEA (Broadcast Education Association) Annual Festival of Media Arts.
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Visiting Speaker Presentation: Fast Food Kids: Youth and the Changing American Food Landscape Dr. Amy Best, Professor of Sociology, George Mason University
Contributed by Stephen Sweet on 04/16/2014
Visiting Speaker Presentation: Fast Food Kids: Youth and the Changing American Food Landscape Dr. Amy Best, Professor of Sociology, George Mason University, Thursday April 24, 5:15-6:15 Business 104. A reception will follow.
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Contributed by Keri Watson on 04/16/2014
Students enrolled in Keri Watson’s ARTH 111: Episodes in Art History will be re-enacting the Exposition Universelle de Paris of 1889 on Tuesday, April 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Handwerker Gallery.
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