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Asma Barlas, professor of Politics and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, has published "Patriarchalism and the Qur'an," in Patriarchal Moments, edited by Cesare Cuttica and Gaby Mahlberg. This volume is part of Bloomsbury Academic's Series, Textual Moments in the History of Political Thought, (U.K.).


The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity associate professor, Paula Ioanide, recently published an essay titled Ethical Witnessing in a Time of Racial Phobiaon Stanford University Press’s Blog. The piece reflects on how to deal with racial phobia in our cultures, particularly as it relates to systemic police violence. Many of the themes addressed in the essay are elaborated in her book, The Emotional Politics of Racism: How Feelings Trump Facts in an Era of Colorblindness, due for release on May 20, 2015.

 Ithaca College performed outstandingly at the 33rd annual Novice National Championships held at Butler University in Indianapolis on March 13-15.  

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2016 Senior Class Gift Committee.  More information about the Senior Class Gift Campaign and Committee can be viewed at

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ITS offers technology workshops on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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Join us in the Food Court Thursday, March 19th to try one of our gourmet Bodacious Burgers! Every burger is made with a premium, seasoned ½ LB beef patty with tasty toppings and is served with crispy waffle fries and beer battered onion rings. Along with these burgers, there is also a quarter pound mac & cheese dog that includes a premium all-beef hot dog, creating the optimum comfort food. These burgers are destined to impress so make sure to stop by and try one for yourself!


Come one, Come All, Come Hungry to Chef’s Fare 2015! It’s a culinary throw down between chefs at Ithaca College, SUNY Oneonta and Colgate University! This year’s theme is “A Culinary Quest for Excellence”. Come to Terrace Dining Hall between 5 and 7 PM for dinner to tour the world through food! Be sure to cast your vote for your favorite dish after sampling the culinary delights!



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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that Campus Center is now ready to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and March 24th, we are continuously testing the performance of the network and are asking the community for feedback on any issues.

Once testing confirms successful network performance, the building will move from ‘testing’ to a ‘completed’ status. This expected completion will mark the ninth building to enter the new updated wireless environment at Ithaca College. 

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Please join the TELE Collaborative as we host opportunities to visit and discuss learning space design across the Ithaca College campus throughout the spring. We will explore the innovation of the physical environment and discuss the impact that learning space design can have on teaching, student engagement and learning.   The goal is to solicit ideas from faculty users and multiple units on campus as collaborative stakeholders.  We intend to seek advice and recommendations for future classroom renovation and upgrades.

TELE Collaborative: LEARNING SPACE DESIGN SERIES [Fridays 3:45-5:00]

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The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to welcome the Ithaca College community to the opening of AS THEY SAW IT: The Easby Collection of Pre-Columbian Art with a reception on Thursday, March 19th, from 5-7 p.m..

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The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to welcome the Ithaca College community to celebrate the opening of TAXING TIMES: Work by Elise Engler, with a reception on Thursday, March 19, 5-7 p.m. 

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at; highlights across the next few weeks are listed below. 

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!

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Ed Tech Day 2015 - Tomorrow!

Contributed by David Weil on 03/17/2015 

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The campus community is invited to join us for our 25th annual Educational Technology Day tomorrow, Thursday, March 19th, from 9 AM to 4 PM in the Campus Center Emerson Suites and surrounding locations.  The event features a vendor showcase with national and regional  technology companies, a college showcase with faculty and staff showing how they are using technology in and out of the classroom, and a series of seminars by IT thought-leaders, faculty, vendors and others.  The event is free and open to the public, including all Ithaca College faculty, staff and students.

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David Muir, class of 1995, received two honors from Ithaca College on Friday, March 13, in a ceremony held at the Paley Center for Media in New York City. He and ABC News colleague Diane Sawyer were recognized with the inaugural Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism, bestowed by the Roy H. Park School of Communications. President Tom Rochon also presented David with an honorary Doctor of Letters degree, conferred by the Ithaca College Board of Trustees upon recommendation of the Honorary Degree Committee and the Faculty Council.

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“Gen Silent”

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Textor Hall, Room 102, Ithaca College

Free and open to the public. Discussion to follow.

Presented in partnership with the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services.


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Wayne French will be retiring from Ithaca College on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 after 35 years of dedicated service.

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The M-Lot (A&E Center) parking lot will be closed as reserved special event parking from 6 to 9:30 a.m. this Friday, March 20.

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On Thursday, March 19th, the College will be holding its 25th Educational Technology Day.  This exciting event attracts over 800 visitors to our campus to explore new technologies and learn more about how technology can be used both in and out of the classroom.  We are asking that students, staff, and faculty please be aware of the parking impact of Ed Tech Day on both the event date and the preceding Wednesday, as described below.  

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Please join us on Tuesday, March 24, from 12:05 - 1 p.m., in BUS 301, for a research presentation with Visiting Scholar, Bulent Oz.

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The Ithaca College chapter of Alpha Eta Honor Society inducted new student and faculty members on February 19. Alpha Eta is a national honor society that recognizes outstanding academic achievements and leadership accomplishments in the Allied Health Professions (athletic training, exercise science, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech language pathology/audiology). Dr Paul Geisler (ESS), founder of the Ithaca College chapter of Alpha Eta, was the keynote speaker at the Induction Ceremony.

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