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Professor Srijana Bajracharya presented a paper at the Academy of Business Research Conference in Montego Bay, Jamaica on November 13th with a colleague from the West Liberty University.

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Optical Scanning procedures and schedules are in place for Final Exam week Monday, December 16th through Friday, December 20th.

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Monday, December 9, 2013, is the (transferred) Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Patronal Feast day of the United States of America.   Mass will be celebrated at 5:15 PM in Muller Chapel.  Please join us - all are welcome!

 Seats are still available for the spring 2014 semester in a number of ICC courses.  To register or obtain full course information, go to Homer Connect. In addition to the courses listed below that have multiple open seats, single seats continue to open up periodically in other ICC designated courses, so you can check the schedule to see if there is an opening in a course of interest any time between now and the end of spring semester add/drop in late January.


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The BBB Research Scholarship is to support her research project, “In vivo tracking of CART neuropeptide dynamics in Danio rerio”.  The results of the research will be presented at a future convention and may be published in BIOS.   Research conducted under the supervision of Ian Woods.

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Wednesday and Thursday, December 11 & 12
4:00 p.m.
Learn what happens in the biology labs!

Refreshments beforehand. (3:45-4:00 p.m.) in first floor lobby. 
Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reuse, reduce, recycle!

Everyone is welcome to attend!

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The School of Business will be hosting a retirement reception for Professor Raquib Zaman, on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, from 4-6 p.m. in Emerson Suites.

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The Campus Store will start its end of semester textbook buyback Thursday, December 12th; we'll also be accepting rentals for return.

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Ithaca College will be serviced by a new vending partner beginning in January, 2014

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The Caring and Sharing Committee's Holiday Drive is underway and there are several ways you can help!

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Jack Rossen, Anthropology, gave the keynote address at the archaeology conference, "Los complejos alucinógenos y fumatorios en el cono sur de América" (Hallucinogen and Smoking Complexes in the Southern Cone of America) in Santiago, Chile on November 28.

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Mark your calendars for Monday and Tuesday, December 9th and 10th during regular business hours.

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Join us at Campus Center Dining Hall to end the semester with a splash before finals stampede onto campus! For Swipe + $10, you'll receive a Sizzling NY Strip Steak and a Luscious Lobster Tail, complete with scrumptious sides. Simply swipe your ID card and pay $10 at the register. No meal plan? no problem! Just add $10 to the cost of your dinner. 

Payment types accepted are: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Bonus Bucks, and ID Express.

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ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering training on Taskstream, Sakai, Access, Excel, Outlook, Windows Best Practices, Macintosh Best Practices, InDesign, and Photoshop from Monday, December 9 through Friday, December 13.

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If you are teaching next semester and are considering a new technology for your courses, ITS is offering two information sessions which will be held in the Technology Learning Center in Friends 101.

Monday, December 9th, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

  • Turnitin: Turnitin is more than just originality checking software.  It is integrated with Sakai and allows you to do paperless grading on your computer or an iPad. There is also a peer-review feature. <Register>

Thursday, December 12th, 9:30 am - 10:30 am

  • Turning Technologies: ITS supports this student response system. Come get an overview on how it works and how you can use it to engage or assess your students. <Register>

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A Sápara nation representative will share stories of how his people, their numbers dwindling, are scrambling to document their history, their oral language, their culture, their very existence.

Ithaca College will have a historic and unprecedented opportunity on Friday, December 6, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium to hear from a representative of a people whose oral language is fast dying out and who themselves are on the brink of extinction.

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Patricia R. Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has recently published a chapter, “Documentary as Open Space” in The Documentary Film Book, a major volume edited by Brian Winston for the British Film Institute.

The chapter is co-written with Helen DeMichiel, a transmedia designer, documentary filmmaker, and media arts advocate. It postulates a theory of open space documentary practice in new media, where collaboration, convening, dialogue, continual iterations, and migration across platforms displace analog documentary ideas about fixed structures and deductive arguments.

Employee Parking Permits for 2014 will be available to order online beginning Monday, December 9th, 2013.

Current Employee Parking Permits will expire on January 15th, 2014. You may order your new parking permit online by going to . If you have any questions please contact Parking Services at (607) 274-3756 or via email

Stephen Tropiano, associate professor of Television-Radio and Los Angeles Program director, has published Saturday Night Live FAQ: Everything Left to Know About Television Longest Running Comedy (Applause Books). The book takes an in-depth look at all thirty-eight seasons of the popular late night comedy series and its influence on American culture.

Submitted on behalf of Michael D. Richardson, Associate Dean for Faculty and New Initiatives

The Office of the Dean in the School of Humanities and Sciences is pleased to welcome Dylan Schoch to the staff of the dean’s office, as Coordinator for Outreach and Special Projects. Dylan will be taking over for Kelly Stern, who is now Recruitment Marketing Coordinator in the Office of Marketing Communications.

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