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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series will show the documentary “Love Free or Die” on Tuesday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in Textor 101. It is free and open to the public.

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Welcome to threads@CFE.  This week's post is the second of a two part (re)post on Peer Instruction that discusses how peer instruction can help you flip your class.

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 Kathleen Mulligan, Associate Professor in Theatre Arts, served as the dialect coach for Geva Theatre's production of To Kill A Mockingbird, currently running in Rochester, NY through March 20, 2016.

Geva Theatre is acknowledged as the national leader in serving a region through theatre.

 

More information about the production here: http://www.gevatheatre.org/shows/to-kill-a-mockingbird/

 

 

Students can choose from six mini courses starting after spring  break. All are one credit and students attend films and events sponsored by the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. All of the courses have engaging topics connected to FLEFF. Students can register on HOMER using the CRN's below.

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has published Open Spaces:  Openings, Closings, and Thresholds of International Public Media (University of St. Andrews Press, Scotland: 2016).

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The following Shared Governance Listening Sessions will be open to the entire campus community. 

After members of the Task Force give a brief introduction, the objective of each of these sessions will be to listen to and discuss ideas and priorities as to how our community can improve shared governance on campus.

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Please join us for visiting scholar Carole Emberton's public presentation, "Guns! What Are They Good For? Utility and Meaning in American History" at the Handwerker Gallery on Thursday, February 25, at 6 p.m..  Emberton's lecture will trace the evolving cultural and political histories around guns in American history, giving context for our current exhibition, UNLOADED, which focuses on the contemporary discourse around firearms.

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Ithaca Dining Services need your help! Please fill out our survey and give us your feedback on your dining experiences at Ithaca. As a bonus for filling out the survey, you’ll be entered to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet!

 

We’re always trying to improve your dining experiences and would love any feedback you can provide!

Follow this link to the survey: http://vcil.cc/ed0tbx3.

On days that classes are in session there is a shuttle that provides transportation between Longview and the College in the morning, with stops at the Center for Health Sciences and Textor Circle. This shuttle is available to members of both the Longview and Ithaca College Communities. 

 

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As first posted to Intercom on February 21, beginning at 11:30 a.m. this Wednesday, February 24, the U-Lot (Campus Center Lot) will be closed as reserved event parking.  Vehicles parked in the lot at this time do not need to vacate the lot, but new entries will not be permitted beginning at that time.

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Come to IC Square on Friday between 11 AM and 3PM to celebrate Black History Month with some great food and music. We're serving up special items available for one day only. 

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Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? For $8 extra you can add a juicy steak to your plate, choose from 6oz Filet, 12oz New York Strip, or 12oz Rib Eye! Tomorrow only (Thurs, 2/25), Dining Services will feature Stone Steakhouse Station in Campus Center Dining Hall! Simply swipe your ID card and pay $8 at the register. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $8 to the cost of your dinner!

Payment types accepted are: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Bonus Bucks, and ID Express.

Contributed on behalf of Cathy J. Saloff-Coste, MS, RD, CDN, registered dietician and nutrition consultant at Hammond Health Center.

We’re in the midst of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW), and the focus this year is on getting screened. It is a good time to assess your own thoughts about eating, body weight, and exercise. Are your attitudes in a healthy range, or could you be at risk for disordered eating or an eating disorder? 

Maybe you are concerned about a friend who has recently become preoccupied with food, dieting, weight, and body image, and who seems depressed or irritable. They may be having difficulties with their academic work or with friendships. These signs may indicate an eating disorder.

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Provost Benjamin Rifkin will present a bilingual Russian poetry reading at Ithaca College today, Wednesday, February 24, at 4pm in Job Hall, room 160.  The presentation is sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and the Department of English.

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If you are considering a degree beyond undergrad (Masters, Doctoral, Law) - take the first step today and register for a FREE practice test with Kaplan Test Prep to get introduced to the test you may be facing in the near future. The more practice you have, the better you will score!  No preparing is necessary!

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The Ithaca College 2015-16 United Way campaign is still going strong. Thank you to all who have given already!

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In case you haven't heard, employers ARE researching candidates online before hiring them. In this workshop, we’ll cover what you should be doing to maintain your professional image, including how to use LinkedIn. This professional networking platform allows you to not only promote yourself, but find job openings, network with other professionals, find alumni mentors, and more.

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Smart household budgeting is part art, part science. It’s a personal exercise that offers you the opportunity to decide what’s most important to you. To get started, think about what you must have and what you can live without, or survival economics. Then, find out how to make the most of what you have, or lifestyle economics.

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The students in the Styles of Acting course would like to invite you over to the house. The House of Atreus, that is.

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Thursday, March 24 at 10:00am to 10:50am 
Campus Center, Klingenstein Lounge 

Join us in the Klingenstein Lounge for an in-depth seminar about the role of women in information technology (IT) and how a diverse workforce makes a more effective working environment. 

Nationally recognized leaders in IT, Clare Van Den Blink, CIO, Pace University and Katie Vale, Vice President for Information and Library Services and Librarian of Bates College, will share their thoughts and insight.

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