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Contributed by Kim Dunnick on 09/28/2015
Steven Mauk (saxophone), Kim Dunnick (trumpet), and Diane Birr (piano) performed this past July at the World Saxophone Congress conference in Strasbourg, France.
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Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) serves as associate editor of Journal of Narrative Politics - inviting submissions
Contributed by Chip Gagnon on 09/28/2015
Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) served as associate editor of the Journal of Narrative Politics, volume 2, (1). The current issue has a strong Ithaca College connection with essays from, Chris Smith (English and Politics 2017), Emma Kast (Politics 2014), and Matthew Connolly (Writing 2011).
To browse the current issue: http://journalofnarrativepolitics.com/volume-2-number-1-september-2015/
To learn more about the journal: http://journalofnarrativepolitics.com/
Please consider submitting your work.
Contributed by Sara Haefeli on 09/28/2015
Sara Haefeli delivered a paper, "The Politics of Protest: An Intertextual Reading of John Adams and John Cage," and chaired a panel on "Post-postmodernism" at the recent Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present (ASAP) conference in Greenville, SC, September 24-27.
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Contributed by Laura Keefe on 09/28/2015
Ithaca College will be conducting our second Point of Dispensing (POD) exercise for all staff, faculty and students on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. to vaccinate against the seasonal flu. This event will be held in the lower level of the campus Fitness Center.
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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, September 30th.
What we already knew:
·Risk of CVD (Cardio Vascular Disease) doubles for each incremental increase in SBP of 20 mmHg or DBP of 10 mmHg.
·Aerobic exercise training leads to reduction in resting BP of 5-7 mmHg in those with hypertension.
New studies show:
·Using salt substitutes can decrease blood pressure
·80% of sodium Americans intake comes from packaged, processed and restaurant foods.
·Home cooking is a great way to control your sodium intake
·Exercise can slow down the inevitable increase in blood pressure as you age.
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/28/2015
Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 09/28/2015
Environmental Seminar/Sustainability Café Features Daniel Lezcano Arguella, Organic Shade-Grown Coffee Grower from Costa Rica’s Altamira Region Today…Come try his coffee!!
Contributed by Carol Hansen on 09/27/2015
Daniel Lezcano Arguella grows organic shade grown coffee on lands immediately adjacent to Amistad International Park, an area that holds 2-1/2 per cent of the world’s biodiversity. Organic bananas provide the shade for his coffee plants, creating a polyculture which supplies the ASPROLA community organization, who then process the coffee and bananas, and make yoghurts and jams and run an ecotourism operation as well.
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Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 09/27/2015
Take advantage of the next two week of concerts offered by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; some highlights are featured below.
Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!
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Diversity and Inclusion Webinar Series “Microaggressions: A Campus Climate Conversation with Maura Cullen” on September 30th
Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 09/27/2015
Join us for webinar with leading diversity expert, Maura Cullen, as she provides insight and suggestions for assessing and improving your campus climate. In a year that has seen tremendous upheaval, on campuses and in communities at large, it’s critical to consider the role and responsibility you have in creating a safe and secure campus environment for your students and staff. This is part of a webinar series sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement and the Office of Human Resources. This is an hour-long webinar followed by a 30 minute discussion. Refreshments will be provided.
Microaggressions: A Campus Climate Conversation with Maura Cullen
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Contributed by Bonny Griffith on 09/27/2015
“If we could design an immersive learning community from scratch, one created specifically to provide the richest possible educational experience to our students, what would that look like?”
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Contributed by Kathleen Mulligan on 09/27/2015
On Friday , October 2 at 4pm in the Park Auditorium there will be a screening of the new film documenting Professor Kathleen Mulligan’s “Voices of Partition” project and the creation of the original theatre piece Dagh Dagh Ujala (This Stained Dawn).
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Contributed by Luca Maurer on 09/27/2015
A screening of Dolares De Arena (Sand Dollars) (an LGBT themed film), sponsored by ¡CULTURA! Ithaca in collaboration with the LGBT Center, Sept 29 at 7 pm at Cinemapolis at 120 E Green Street in downtown Ithaca. As part of CINE con CULTURA, a film festival featuring Latin American films, in celebration of Latino Heritage Month in collaboration with ¡CULTURA! Ithaca.
Tickets are available at the Cinemapolis Box office and are $7.50 for General Admission ($6 for Students/Seniors) as well as $50 for a festival pass to see all nine films ($40 for Students/Seniors). Find more information and the complete list of films at https://www.facebook.com/Cineconcultura
To view the calendar of events listing, click here.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 09/26/2015
September 30, 2015, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
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Email is a necessity for every business workplace but writing email well is not a skill that most people have been taught. When you’re at a desk and under time pressure to get work done, you usually don’t pause and review the rules for effective business writing.
This 2-part email workshop will give you helpful tips so that you can compose your message content quickly, and then edit it into a clear, effective, and professional email for your reader. We’ll be discussing guidelines to organize your message for your reader’s benefit and work on examples in small groups and individually. Take a look at the email you write and receive: What factors make email hard to write? Hard to understand? Easy to follow and remember? That’s where we’ll start!
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