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Implementing Comprehensive Reform of Introductory Physics at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution: A Longitudinal Case Study Michael Rogers, Luke D . Keller, Andrew Crouse, and Matthew F. Price Journal of College Science Teaching, Vol. 44, No. 3, 2015

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Join us on Monday, February 9, for an engaging discussion with agricultural and engineering expert Dr. Ed Harwood. 

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Applying to the RA, SLC, OL, PCA, President's Host or other leadership position on campus? Make sure your resume makes the right kind of first impression! In this session you'll learn how to reflect the experiences and skills you have in relation to the leadership position, in addition to other important resume essentials.

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Each semester the Gerontology Institute provides a series of workshops on aging related topics of interest to healthcare and human service professionals, as well as older adults and their friends and family members. These workshops are free to Ithaca College students, faculty and staff, although registration is required. 

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For the 25th anniversary of Educational Technology Day at Ithaca College we are sponsoring a contest for Ithaca College students to help envision the future of technology. Participants working in teams of up to 5 people will prepare a presentation of their view on the future of technology, and the first place group can win up to a $375 gift certificate to the Ithaca College Bookstore.

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Counseling center professionals can provide leadership in creating campus networks that benefit students’ academic success and retention. “Expanding Our Reach:  Developing Supportive Campus Community Networks” was recently published in the January 2015 issue of the Journal of College Student Psychotherapy (29).  Meeting the increased demand for mental health services is a topic of concern on college and university campuses across the country.  Over the past decade, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) has been forming networks of campus colleagues who support the wellbeing of students through Pathways, the Mental Health Response Team, and other consultation groups connected to the Office of Counseling and Wellness. 

 Circulate the love this February 6th from 9 to 5 pm in the Fitness Center .  Please call  1-800-RED-CROSS or go to REDCROSSBLOOD.ORG  to sign up for an appointment at Ithaca College. You can also stop by our table in CAMPUS CENTER, Monday thru Thursday from 9 to 3pm and choose a time slot to donate blood and help save a life. We will be taking  Double Red Donations too, 3 appoinmtent on the hour and 2 appointmets on the half hour.

I am also looking for help to staff the registration table from  1 to 5 pm if you have an hour to spare please email me csmith@ithaca.edu. tTank you for you all your help with the blood drive.

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Are you the mother of a child who is a picky eater between the ages of 6 months and 12 years old? Have you received advice on children with picky eating habits? If yes, you may want to participate in the short survey “Information Received by Mothers about their Children’s Eating Habits" linked below.

 

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, Assistant Provost, International Studies  and William Sheasgreen, Director, Ithaca College London Center.

Dr. Richard Tudway of the Ithaca College London Center has authored a new book, The Looming Corporate Calamity: Restoring Corporate Legitimacy (December 2014. Heterodox Publishing Limited). According to Amazon, UK, Dr. Tudway’s book “is a masterful analysis of the evolution of the limited liability corporation from its 19th Century origins to today’s crisis in the corporate governance of publically traded corporations.” It is recommended reading: “It is a book that needs to be read by all students of business, business leaders and other professionals who seek to understand why public confidence in corporate behavior has reached rock bottom.”

Dr. Tudway has taught at the London Center since the 1980s and is teaching International Business Operations this semester.

 

The Ithaca College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics reminds fans that the next occurrence of Fill The Hill Fridays takes place Jan. 30 and includes promotional events, giveaways and interactive activities for the men's and women's basketball games this week.

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February is American Heart Month, a time to learn about your risks for heart disease and staying “heart healthy.” To celebrate, we will be hosting a Heart Health Trivia Challenge on the Mind, Body, Me Facebook page beginning on February 2nd. You do not have to be a member of Mind, Body, Me to participate!

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 Come support your local chapter of the American Choral Directors Association in a benefit concert for ACDA's "Fund for Tomorrow!"

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The fragmentation and destruction of habitat is a primary cause of decline in wildlife populations. When development or irresponsible resource extraction occurs, critical habitat is often unwittingly harmed, simply because no one realizes that the area affected is an important denning, feeding, wintering or travel area for one or more species. The isolation of wildlife populations within fragmented habitats severely compromises the long-term well-being of many species as healthy ecosystem functions, services and resiliency declines over time. Climate change is accelerating fragmentation and habitat disruption.   

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 Performance at Cornell focuses on the life and times of legendary labor leader Harry Bridges.

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Please join us on Thursday, March 19th from 9 AM to 4 PM in the Campus Center, for our free annual showcase of more than 50 technology vendors such as AT&T, Adobe, Apple, Brocade, Dell, Epson, and more to learn about the latest technologies and how they impact us in and out of the classroom. 

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Join us on Monday, February 9, for an engaging discussion with agricultural and engineering expert Dr. Ed Harwood.  

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FREE practice exams and events to help you on your path to an advanced degree!

Take the first step and take a free practice test with Kaplan to see how you will score on the test you may be facing for an advanced degree. No preparing is necessary to see your base score! Additional FREE events can be accessed via the link below as well -- just click "view more events" to see everything that is scheduled. 

 

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Chemistry invites Alumnus Neal Abrams '00, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.  Neal will be presenting on Tuesday, February 3rd at 4:00 p.m. in CNS 333.  Neals topic will focus on;  Photocatalytic compounds from cellulose biotemplates.

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Winter Safety

Contributed by Gary Goss on 01/28/2015 

Now that winter is upon us, we want to remind everyone about a specific danger involving the ponds on the IC Campus.

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It's still a competitive job market out there, and it's up to you to create your own career success. You're not alone though- Career Services can help you get on target with career planning and preparation. Each "Career Clinic" session will cover career planning strategies based on where you are on your college path. We'll discuss what employers are looking for and how best to set yourself up for getting a job or into graduate school after graduation.

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