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Department Newsletter: 2013    (PDF)

Printed copies are available by request. 
Just let Nancy Pierce know, 274-3161.

The Cortaca Jug Football game will be held Saturday, November 16th at noon in Butterfield Stadium at Ithaca College.

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Yale Psychiatry Assistant Professor, Carolyn Sartor Ph.D  will present  her research on the relative roles of environment and genetics in substance abuse and the implications for intervention in the Taughannock Falls room on Monday Oct  28th at noon. 

 

 

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It's not too late to join us to learn what the Emeriti Retiree Health Care Program is all about and how it can benefit you! 

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 Please join us on October 22, 2013 in the Clark Lounge from -5-7PM fro an evening with Norb Nathanson author of  A Secretly Handicapped Man: A Memoir

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 Take a break to enjoy this Friday's seasonal lunch buffet at the Tower Club.

-- 6 Convenient parking spots designated for Tower Club patrons during lunch time.
-- Great venue for a meeting or a relaxing lunch with a commanding view of Cayuga Lake and the surrounding area.
-- Tower Club features a different themed menu every Friday, so please join us!

To reserve your table at the top, call: 607-274-3393.

Hardy Harvest Lunch Buffet
-- Friday, October 11th, Tower Club/14th Floor/E. Tower
-- Lunch is Served from: 11:30am - 1:30pm

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 Take a break to enjoy this Friday's seasonal lunch buffet at the Tower Club.

-- 6 Convenient parking spots designated for Tower Club patrons during lunch time.
-- Great venue for a meeting or a relaxing lunch with a commanding view of Cayuga Lake and the surrounding area.
-- Tower Club features a different themed menu every Friday, so please join us!

To reserve your table at the top, call: 607-274-3393.

Hardy Harvest Lunch Buffet
-- Friday, October 11th, Tower Club/14th Floor/E. Tower
-- Lunch is Served from: 11:30am - 1:30pm

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One of the winners of the Thirty-Fourth Annual American Book Awards is Will Alexander's Singing in Magnetic Hoofbeat published by Essay Press, of which Writing Department Associate Professor Catherine Taylor is a Founding Editor.

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Newest Research Findings Hit the Media:

Learn and read more about Andy's work here.

Kathleen Mulligan (Department of Theatre Arts) has been named a recipient of The International Alliance of Women (TIAW) World of Difference Award for her project "Wheels for Women", which benefits the residents of the Sakhi Shelter for victims of domestic violence in Kerala, India.

"Each year, through the TIAW World of Difference 100 Awards, The International Alliance for Women recognizes up to 100 extraordinary women – and men - from around the world who have contributed to the economic empowerment of women. This impressive group includes recipients from six continents who have supported women’s economic empowerment across a wide range of circumstances, from small communities to large cities, from rural areas the developing world to the business capitals of the developed world.  What they have in common is their outstanding commitment to better the world through the economic empowerment of women." (TIAW Website)

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Sarah Brylinksy, Communications Management and Design ’08, recognized in Sierra Magazine for her “Aha Moment” here at IC.

Below is an excerpt from her interview:

A couple of months into a freshman seminar, Sarah Brylinsky sat through a PowerPoint presentation. It wasn't much more than a series of line charts from a 2001 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report. But the charts had pluck. Their lines were fire engine red, and they rose fervently up, up, following the perilous trajectory of greenhouse gas concentrations and surface temperatures. The final slide was just a quote from David A. King, the former chief scientific adviser to the British government: "In my view, climate change is the most severe problem that we are facing today--more serious even than the threat of terrorism."

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WATCH ► THE OFFICIAL SMA MUSIC VIDEO!

This month, Ithaca College Summer Music Academy (SMA) celebrated the conclusion of its third successful year. Having enrolled 381 participants—an increase of 19% from 2012—SMA students hailed from 18 states and six foreign countries, including Argentina, Canada, China, Japan, Morocco, and Taiwan. The SMA expanded to offer new programs this year, including an International Division, Performance Track, and Jazz Institute, which each added to the success and prominence of the Academy.

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Wendy Dann, assistant professor of directing at Ithaca College, and Sarah Pickett, assistant professor of sound design and composition at Carnegie-Mellon University, combined forces this summer to workshop a new play: The Liberator: a play with music and machinery.  Ithaca College alumni and students joined local actors, Dann and Pickett for a week in July on the IC campus, supported by an Ithaca College Creative Project Grant.

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Lawrence Doebler, professor of performance studies and director of choral activities at the School of Music, will be retiring at the end of the semester after 35 years with Ithaca College.

To celebrate Mr. Doebler's time here, the School of Music will hold a reception in his honor on Friday, May 3, 2013 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the in TC Lounge on the 14th floor of the East Tower (formerly the Tower Club). 

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Andrew Smith. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, San Francisco, California, January 2013: “Double network gels and biological glues: a powerful new toughening mechanism”.

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Ithaca College community members are holding a vigil at 9:00 tonight (12/14) at the Textor fish for Sandy Hook Elementary School Victims.

Please contact Heather Crespin for more information

hcrespi1@ithaca.edu

609-784-3595
 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Heather Crespin at hcrespi1@ithaca.edu or (609) 784-3595. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Jean C. Hardwick, E. Marie Southerland, Allison E. Girasole ('10), Shannon E. Ryan ('12), Sara Negrotto, and Jeffrey L. Ardell. Remodeling of intrinsic cardiac neurons: effects of β-adrenergic receptor blockade in guinea pig models of chronic heart disease. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2012 Nov;303(9):R950-8. doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00223.2012. Epub 2012 Aug 29.  View the abstract here.

Dr. Couch read his paper entitled “The Homage: Eben's Analysis of Buxtehude” at The College Music Society’s 2011 International Conference in Seoul and Gyeongju, South Korea (July 3–10, 2011).

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Dr. Leon Couch, Assistant Professor, was invited to play a solo recital at The Salt and Light (Presbyterian) Church in Seoul, South Korea, on July 13, 2011. 

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Dr. Leon W. Couch III played a solo organ recital at the historic Union Sunday School in Clermont, Iowa, on May 29, 2011.

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