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When registration begins on Monday, April 21, the Online Course Override Form will once again become active. This is a project developed by the Academic Workflow Implementation Group.

The Online Course Override Form is a streamlined process that will allow students to request access to a class for which they cannot currently register. The form also allows the faculty-reviewer the ability to manage course registration requests in a user-friendly and data-driven manner.

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Faculty Council is soliciting nominations, including self-nominations for the important position of At-Large Representative for the Committee for College-Wide Requirements (CCR). The position is a two-year one and is vital to the success and development of the ICC. Please submit a short statement of intent by Friday, April 25 at 5 PM, to rothbart@ithaca.edu or facultycouncilchair@ithaca.edu.

For further information:

https://www.ithaca.edu/policies/vol1/volume_1-10601/volume_1_10602/#1060216

 and

http://www.ithaca.edu/provost/standingcommittees/ccr/

  Opportunities for Online Health Courses for All Students

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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 ithaca.edu/concerts; this week's are listed below.

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

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Marella Feltrin-Morris (Modern Languages and Literatures) recently published an article entitled "Massimo Bontempelli's Siepe a nordovest​: A Theatrical Construction of Magical Realism" in L'Anello che non tiene: Journal of Modern Italian Literature 24.1-2. 

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Distractfold Ensemble

Hockett Family Recital Hall, School of Music

Monday, April 21, 8:15 p.m.

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Jewish Studies has some great courses coming up in Fall 2014, including two new courses, the History of Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict (JWST 20500) and an Art History course, Jewish Imagery, Images of Jews (JWST 22300).

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 All are welcome to hear what students have been working on for their honors research.

Thursday, April 24    
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112
Reception at 3:45 p.m., CNS 1st floor foyer.

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Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at npierce@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

View other IC Events here.

 

You spend most of your life working, setting an alarm each morning, living by deadlines, and hopefully saving enough for retirement. As you approach retirement, it is important to consider how this milestone will affect many aspects of your lifestyle, including your health insurance coverage.

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Library Cafe at Gannett Library
Hours of Operation for Saturday April 19th and Sunday, April 20th are:
--  Saturday: the Library Cafe will be closed.
--  Sunday: the Library Cafe will be open from 5pm - 12midnight.

Normal hours of operation begin again on Monday, April 21st.
For normal hours of operation for the Library Cafe and Grab & Go service at the library, please click here.

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The School of Business will host a farewell reception for Dean Mary Ellen Zuckerman on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 4:30-6:00pm in the School of Business 2nd floor atrium. 

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Service-learning educational opportunities allow students to work with a community-based individual, group, or organization in a collaboration that also benefits the community partner. Core components of service learning courses include 1) integration of academic and disciplinary skills and knowledge with experience in real-world environments; 2) consistent faculty mentoring; and 3) opportunities for reflection.

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On Tuesday, April 22, at 5:30 pm in Emerson Suites, entrepreneurs will make their pitch for a chance to walk away with $20,000.

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We had 175 people sign in, 105 whole blood donations and 21 double red units donated for a total of 143 total units. Our goal was 140  Thank you  so much. Here is one example of how important your one doantion is!

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 Wendy Dann, recipient of a CAP Artist Fellowship in 2013, will read as part of the 2014 Spring Writes Festival.

Sunday, May 4 at 1pm at Buffalo Street Books, Wendy and invited readers will share a scene from her new play, The Liberator.

http://www.artspartner.org/content/view/spring-w-rites-literary-festival.html

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Tuesday, April 22nd. 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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The Sixth Annual Art History Senior Symposium will take place on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.

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 Yes, matriarchal cultures do exist. Learn more on Wednesday

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Submitted on behalf of Terri Stewart, Director for Public Safety and Emergency Management

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On Tuesday, April 22, at 5:30 pm in Emerson Suites, entrepreneurs will make their pitch for a chance to walk away with $20,000.

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