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The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me (MBM) wellness program focuses on you: the employee, and works to help you identify and move towards your personal health and wellness goals. Our wellness program is open for all benefits-eligible faculty and staff to join and includes a variety of wellness features, such as FREE Health Screenings and Assessments!
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Contributed by Cheryl Gunther on 04/26/2016
People from all walks of life are currently seeking to learn more about herbal medicine and the natural world. Learn basic skills and sensory awareness that can apply to all aspects of your life. Being out in nature increases fitness levels, lowers stress, improves critical thinking and is just plain fun! ENVS naturalist and department chair Jason Hamilton will be teaching two classes this spring/summer that offer these benefits.
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Contributed by Jane Ray on 04/26/2016
This session will present strategies and skills for the performance review process. Participants will be exploring the nature of conflict present in most evaluation processes and how that potentially negative dynamic can be transformed by skills and strategies that create and hold space for the conversation.
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Jake Brenner (ENVS) and Van Butsic (UC Berkeley) led a team of eight undergraduates (including Kent Bueche and Neal Anderson, recent ENVS graduates) in the first-ever systematic mapping of cannabis farms in northern California. The study took place in Humboldt County in the so-called “Emerald Triangle,” producer of 70-85% of the marijuana consumed in the US.
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 04/26/2016
Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 04/25/2016
The final Vice President for Enrollment Management candidate will be on campus on Tuesday, April 26. Members of the campus community are invited to attend an open session, which is scheduled at 12:15 pm in Textor 103. Materials for the candidate can be found here.
Thank you for your participation.
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Contributed by Anne Woodard on 04/25/2016
The Campus Choral Ensemble and IC voICes will present a joint concert on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm in Ford Hall. Conducted by Dr. Susan Avery and assistant directors Adam Good and Dr. Laura Amoriello, the concert will offer selections in various genres, including a composition by Ithaca faculty member Carl Johengen.
The Campus Choral Ensemble is a chorus comprised of non-music majors. IC voICes is a faculty/staff choir. Selections will be performed by both groups together as well as individually. Please join us for a uplifting evening of music!
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Contributed by Maura Stephens on 04/25/2016
Among those featured at the Seventh Annual Spring Writes Literary Festival this
There are 30 events - workshops, panels, multiple readings, play readings, entertainment, and fun stuff, all held in 10 different locations over the 4 days. All are free except for one event.
Below are some of the highlights that feature Ithaca College contributors.
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Contributed by Susan Monagan on 04/25/2016
Ithaca College Theatre presents John Cariani’s, “Almost, Maine”. Directed by theatre studies major Danica Kelley ‘16, this quirky and fast-paced, one-act play follows the lives of the residents of the small town of Almost, Maine. Performances will be held in the McCarroll Studio Theatre at 8:00PM on Saturday, April 30th, Sunday, May 1st and Monday, May 2nd and at 2:00PM on May 1st.
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Contributed by Maria Russell on 04/25/2016
67 million people have high blood pressure in America
What we already knew:
New studies show:
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Attention Students! Residents are required to vacate their rooms no later than 3:00 p.m. on May 14th , 2016 unless they receive written approval from the Office of Residential Life to remain.
For students that are required to remain on campus to fulfill student employment, academic, athletic or commencement-related responsibilities during Commencement Week (e.g., Commencement Concert, Senior Week Volunteer, post-season competition). Your Supervisor, Faculty, Staff, or Coach associated with that reason will have to submit your name on your behalf. They will need your email and ID number to submit the form.
To submit a request to stay for Commencement Week, visit this web page:
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 04/25/2016
Faculty, staff and student groups are invited to reserve a table at the upper deck of Terrace Dining Hall. Reserve your space at the table today!
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Please join us as Majors in the Department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their summer research:
Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 04/25/2016
Scott Robbins, '16: Dark Current Analysis of the ST-10XE CCD Camera
Jared Saltzman, '17: Neutral post-instruction responses on the Maryland Physics Expectation Survey
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Visiting scholar/performer of ethnomusicology Stefan Fiol will present a master class on raga theory, practice and the art of sitar Tuesday April 26th from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Ford Auditorium at the Whalen Center for Music.
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Contributed by Peter Rothbart on 04/24/2016
Faculty Council is seeking nominees willing to serve on the Institutional Effectiveness and Budget Committee (IEBC) for a three-year term beginning in the Fall 2016 semester. We are especially interested in candidates with financial and/or economic expertise, but welcome all nominations. Meetings are on Tuesday afternoons. Nominations, including self-nominations will be accepted until Friday, April 29 at 5 PM. Please send your nomination and a brief description of interest and qualifications to Peter Rothbart, email@example.com. For further information, go to https://www.ithaca.edu/policies/vol1/volume_1-10601/volume_1_10602/#1060217 and scroll down a bit
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Professor Jack Wang Offers a Behind-the-Scenes Look at His Children's Books (and Google Doodle) This Tuesday
Contributed by Jack Wang on 04/24/2016
On Tuesday, April 26, Associate Professor Jack Wang of the Department of Writing will give a presentation entitled "The Making of Cozy Classics and Star Wars Epic Yarns" at 7:00 pm in Klingenstein Lounge.
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Contributed by Rachel Gould on 04/24/2016
Are you interested in learning more about one of Ithaca College's study abroad options in Australia, or discussing how you might collaborate with international colleagues? A representative from our affiliated partner University of Sydney will be on campus next week to share information about the university and discuss opportunities for faculty involvement and collaboration. We have organized a drop-in session for interested faculty, or can set up individual appointments if desired.
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