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ITS has been working to address the Heartbleed open SSL vulnerability as reported on the popular press and has already patched our major systems that may have been vulnerable. ITS continues to research and analyze this issue and its impact on the systems and services that the campus community uses.
Contributed by Katie Sack on 04/11/2014
The Office of Human Resources would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to the wonderful faculty members who have given presentations as part of our Work/Life Distinguished Faculty Series:
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Contributed by Karen Emnett on 04/11/2014
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.
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The French Section of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is pleased to announce that the following Ithacans have been selected by the French government to serve as assistants d’anglais for the 2014 - 2015 academic year: Scott Card (’13), Elizabeth Suttmeier (’14), Malcolm Temple (’14), and Victoria Wolak (’14).
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Contributed by Jacqueline Kay Winslow Robilotta on 04/11/2014
FYRE has been successful in recruiting more than half of the 48 FYRE Associates needed to expand to full-implementation next year. However, we still need applications!!
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Free HIV Testing Day - Spots are still available! Friday 10am-3pm in the Center for Health Promotion
Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 04/10/2014
The Center for Health Promotion will be sponsoring FREE Anonymous HIV Testing for IC students on Friday, April 11, 2014.
Make a morning appointment by calling 607-274-3136. Or walk in for testing between noon and 3pm.
Here are the details:
10:00 a.m. - Noon: Testing by appointment only. To make an appointment, call the Office of Counseling & Wellness at (607) 274-3136. Appointments are anonymous, so you have the option to use a pseudonym (alias).
12:30 - 2:30 pm: Limited Walk-in Slots are Available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Center for Health Promotion Resource Room will be the sign-up location for walk-ins. Sign ups start at noon.
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Exhibition Closing of Strange Bedfellows this weekend; gallery offers extended hours for admitted student event weekend visitors
Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 04/10/2014
Handwerker Gallery's current show Strange Bedfellows—a nationally traveling exhibition exploring the collaborative practice in queer art—will be on view throughout the weekend, offering extended gallery hours on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to the public and for admitted students and their families attending Ithaca Today events. The exhibition will officially close Sunday, April 13, 2014.
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Contributed by David Holmes on 04/10/2014
This Sunday is Palm Sunday. There will be services at Muller Chapel put on by the Catholic Community during our normal service times at 1PM and 8PM
Professor Wenmouth Williams will be retiring from Ithaca College after 30 years of distinguished teaching, scholarship and service.
Please mark your calendars to join the Park School of Communications at 3 p.m. Friday, April 11, in Klingenstein Lounge in giving tribute to a leader, colleague and friend.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation should contact Brandy Hawley at 607-274-3590 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make requests for accommodations as far in advance as possible.
The Staff and Administration Performance Review Process is now open for completion online. The online process allows for the Self-Assessment and Performance Review forms to be completed electronically and automatically attached to each individual employee’s record within Parnassus.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 04/10/2014
There are a few seats remaining for Seth Meyers’ comedic performance this Saturday night at Ithaca College. The show is expected to sell out, so purchase your tickets as soon as possible.
Ron G, a finalist on Last Comic Standing and the 2010 College Comic of the Year, will open for Seth Meyers.
To Purchase Tickets:
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Contributed by Crystal Young on 04/10/2014
In an effort to better accommodate several prospective students and families visiting campus next week, the Visitor Lot will be reserved for guests only from Monday, April 14 through Friday, April 18.
In addition, the N-Lot will be reserved Monday-Friday from 8:30-Noon for visitors to campus.
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Contributed by Jonathan Ablard on 04/10/2014
History majors Jonathan Lee and Charles Russak presented research papers at the 2014 West/Central New York Phi Alpha Theta Conference at SUNY Buffalo on April 5. Jonathan Lee presented "The Road to Critical Mass: Science, Fear, and the Journey to the Bomb," which he wrote in Dr. Michael Trotti's senior seminar. Charles Russak's "'Let the Servant be Treated as a Man:' Domestic Servants, Masculinity and the Franchise" written in Dr. Karin Breuer's senior seminar, won a conference prize.
Contributed by Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann on 04/10/2014
Contributed by Christopher Matusiak on 04/10/2014
To celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, the Department of English invites students to delve deeply this summer into three of the playwright’s masterpieces—A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, and The Tempest. Over the course of five weeks, students will be introduced to the plays in their original cultural and theatrical contexts. At no cost, they will also have the opportunity to attend a live performance of Hamlet by the Ithaca Shakespeare Company, experiencing firsthand the pleasures and challenges of interpreting Shakespeare in modern performance.
No previous experience with Shakespeare required.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 04/10/2014
Instructional Development Fund (IDF) grants fall into one of two categories. Direct Course Enhancement is the traditional IDF grant. Diversity/International Projects is a new category for IDF. Proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, by April 15. Guidelines and application forms may be found at https://www.ithaca.edu/cfe/.
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Professor Jennifer Spitzer, Department of English, to Speak about Rebecca West and Modernism, April 17
Contributed by Christopher Matusiak on 04/10/2014
Professor Jennifer Spitzer will be giving a talk entitled "Something Borrowed, Something New": Rebecca West’s “Derivative” Modernism" on Thursday, April 17, 5:30-6:30, in Business 103.
The lecture is sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, and is free and open to the public.
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