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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 04/28/2014
Some Firefox users have reported (and ITS has confirmed) that word wrap in OWA is not working correctly when typing a message (the typed text does not wrap to a new line). Microsoft acknowledges the problem and is investigating. The workaround is to use a different Web browser, such as Chrome or Internet Explorer (Windows), or Chrome or Safari (Mac).
The large number of students using test accommodations through Student Disability Services during finals week necessitates careful planning for adequate test space, proctors, readers, scribes, and to ensure test security.
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Submitted on behalf of Provost Marisa Kelly.
The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs will be hosting a farewell receptionfor Dr. David Garcia on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in Clark Lounge of the campus center.
After ten years at Ithaca College, David will be leaving to assume the role of Provost at Carthage College.
Please plan to join us!
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Karen Emnett at firstname.lastname@example.org or (607) 274-7918. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
Come on down to IC Square at 6 Monday evening to pick up a copy of The Ithacan's Year in Review, hot off the press. Grab some friends and remember the year that students rioted after Cortaca, Seth Meyers came to IC, the TC Lounge was shut down and students all over fought for their rights.
6 p.m., IC Square in the Campus Center.
Contributed by Matt Morgan on 04/27/2014
Dr. Paul Dunman will be addressing this important topic April 29 at 7 p.m. in Textor 102. Dunman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has been studying antibiotic resistant bacteria and testing new ways to manipulate their molecular machinery to develop novel strategies for the therapeutic intervention of bacterial infections. His work has also revealed new classes of antimicrobial compounds, that could provide clinicians with all new understandings about bacteria and its resistance to conventional antibiotics.
This is the final installment of the four-part 2014 Global Health Speaker Series.
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Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 04/27/2014
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.
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The Izzy Awards and I. F. Stone Hall of Fame ceremony will take place this evening, Monday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium. We hope you’ll join us to honor and hear from internationally acclaimed journalists Jeremy Scahill, whose book “Dirty Wars” was made into an Oscar-nominated documentary, and Glenn Greenwald (dubbed “the world’s most controversial journalist” by CNN), the Hall of Fame inductees.
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 04/25/2014
April 30-May 1
All are welcome to attend and learn about the research that they have conducted this year.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at email@example.com or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
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Does your Department need approved student drivers during the summer? Will you need approved student drivers immediately in the fall? If so, read on...
Contributed by Diane Rogers on 04/25/2014
Students must attend a Student Driver Safety Class in order to drive a College owned/leased vehicle and must be present for the entire 2 hour class.
The last Student Driver Safety Class offered for the semester will be held on Monday, May 12, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm in Textor 101.
Students can register on-line for the class at: www.ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/ed_prog/.
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Acclaimed conductor Carl St. Clair of Orange County's Pacific Symphony to guest conduct and hold master classes at the School of Music next week
Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 04/25/2014
The 2014 Sixth Ithaca International Conducting Master Class, run jointly by conductors Jeffery Meyer (Ithaca College) and Chris Younghoon Kim (Cornell University) will feature Carl St. Clair, Music Director of the Pacific Symphony in Orange County, California. The masterclass is comprised of five days of classes, rehearsals and discussions culminating in a final concert conducted by the eight masterclass participants.
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Stephen Sweet (Associate Professor of Sociology) and Kevin McElrath (Sociology Major Class of 2014) Publish Article on Curriculum Design
Contributed by Sharon Loucks on 04/25/2014
Stephen Sweet’s (Associate Professor of Sociology) and Kevin McElrath’s (Sociology Major Class of 2014) article “The Coordinated Curriculum: How Institutional Theory Can Be Used To Catalyze Revision of the Sociology Major” has been accepted for publication in the journal Teaching Sociology.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 04/25/2014
Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
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JOIN US FOR THE FINAL PROJECTS BY THE DIRECTING II CLASS!
TUESDAY, APRIL 29
CLARK THEATRE, DILLINGHAM CENTER
A fascinating look at the mischief caused by 'recovered' memory. The final project for the students in the Directing II Class in theatre arts.
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Open Contra Music Jam, this Friday 4-6 near the Fish Bowl in IC Square. ALSO: CONTRA DANCE ON CAMPUS FRIDAY, MAY 2.
Contributed by Rachel Wagner on 04/24/2014
Attention faculty, staff, and students: Do you play mandolin, bazouki, guitar, fiddle, flute, whistle, recorder, banjo, drum, bass, dulcimer, harmonica, or accordion, even just a little bit? Come join us on Friday afternoon for some fun folk. Fridays 4-6, near the Fish Bowl.
Fans of traditional music, bring a book or a friend and come hang out in the IC pub to listen.
We'll be hosting a contra dance on campus on the evening of Friday, May 2. Stay tuned for details!!!
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Contributed by Marilyn Dispensa on 04/24/2014
Summer sessions start as early as May 13 so it isn't too early to start planning and setting up your courses. These 90 minute sessions will offer some tips for successful online courses and using Sakai effectively. Participants will have ample time to plan and/or build their courses. Come to one or all. Sessions are in Job Hall 102 (CET - Center for Educational Technology)
Online Teaching Working Sessions
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