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You are invited to join the Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy for Public Viewing Night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory this Friday November 7, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

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Talk to us and let us know how we're doing! 

Complete the Dining Satisfaction Survey by midnight Wednesday, November 5th and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a Google Nexus 7!  Click Here to fill out the survey. 


Please join us for student talks entitled:

OSIRIS-Rex (Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer) With Nate Feiger

Physics Education Research With Kyle Stapleton

Ground-Based Remote Sensing With Nate Antonacci

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Please join Ithaca College's School of Health Sciences and Human Performance and the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for our annual reception for alumni and friends during the 2014 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) convention.

The reception will take place November 21 at 8:30 p.m. in the Hyatt Regency Room: Lobby Level, in Coral Springs, Florida. 

We hope that you will stop by to extend best wishes to Dr. Richard Schissel, who is retiring at the end of May 2015.

For more information, contact Jana Waller at

The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen LGBT themed film series will host a showing of the documentary “Two Spirits” on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Free and open to the public, the screening will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

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Dr. Richard Faria, Professor in the Department of Music Performance was invited to give a presentation at the NACWPI (National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors) Conference (October 30, November 1, 2014) in St. Louis, MO. The presentation was entitled “Bernoulli and Venturi: The physics and pedagogy of teaching voicing on the clarinet”.


 Dr. Nord's presentation, "MIDI on the 'Net:  Programming MIDI for your Web Browser using Javascript", explores the ways MIDI can be used to add greater capabilities to any web page.

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We are pleased to announce flu shots will be available at this year's Annual Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair.  The Fair is on Tuesday, November, 4, 2014 from 10am to 3pm in Emerson Suites.  Benefit Eligible Faculty, Staff & Retirees Only please. College ID required to attend. 

On September 2, Cyndy Scheibe gave a presentation to the staff and editors of The Ithacan. She presented on Media Literacy with an emphasis on equality in the newsroom. Scheibe has worked closely with The Ithacan for years in a role on the Advisory Board for Ithaca College Publications. 

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Chip Gagnon, Assoc. Prof of Politics, gave an invited talk at the Center for Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz, Austria, on October 27.  The talk, focusing on his current research project, was entitled "Missionaries for Democracy: What can religious missionary work tell us about liberal political systems?"

Please visit the Intercom story dated 10/24/2014 for all the pertinent information. The discussion topic is “Stay on Track for the Holidays”. Now is the perfect time to set the foundation for getting through the holidays...and beyond!

It just so happens that for the very first time, the WW@W Open House falls on the same day as the Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair in Emerson Suites from 10:00am – 3:00pm. We will have a table there—stop by and say hello!

Please scroll down to the comments to read a couple personal stories shared by currently active members. Very inspiring.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (Register here) (Registration is recommended, but not required.)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Regi Carpenter, Lecturer, Department of Communication Studies.  Regi is an award-winning storyteller, facilitator, and educator. 

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 Children ages 0-5 years are needed to help undergraduate Occupational Therapy students in the Human Development class learn how young children play.

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Congratulations to the following students who were inducted on October 22, 2014 into Ithaca College's Beta Zeta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society:

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We have all heard the numerous advantages of quitting smoking including the health, financial, and social benefits.  But although we hear it over and over, we cannot rid the fact that smoking cigarettes causes one of every five deaths in the United States every year. 

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November is Re-enrollment season, which means it’s time to start thinking about what insurance options you’re going to need for next year! 

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 You don't need to be on a meal plan to participate! The survey is open to all IC Students, Faculty and Staff!

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Assistant Professor Candidate in Ecology

“Mechanisms of adaptation and their consequences for ecological communities”


4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Part of the Department's Seminar Series.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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THATCamp Humanities+Science 2014 ( is an open, informal, inexpensive meeting (FREE for IC community!) where students, staff, and faculty interested in any area in the humanities and sciences will learn and build together in collaborative, informal workshops and short sessions.

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Ronald Herring is Professor of Government at Cornell and a Fellow of the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future. He has worked mostly in and on rural South Asia, addressing topics that include property, development and agrarian politics…which led naturally to the study of the volatile politics of genetically engineered crops. From an international conference at Cornell, Herring edited a special issue of Journal of Development Studies on connections between transgenic crops and poverty. His current work in editing the Oxford Handbook of Food, Politics and Society continues to follow his interests in food politics.

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