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Mac McIntosh, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer for ITS, will give the SIGUCCS 2014 Management Symposium Plenary in Salt Lake City, Utah in November. SIGUCCS is an Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on University and College Computing Services.

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Spring 15 Technology Renewal questionnaire notices have been sent to all guardians and area coordinators, and should be completed by 5pm on Sunday, November 16.

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Deborah Rifkin (Associate Professor of Music Theory) published, "Cultivating Creativity in the Music Theory Classroom: Telling Tales with Timbre and Texture," in Engaging Students: Essays in Music Pedagogy, vol. 2.  

The article can be found here: www.flipcamp.org/engagingstudents2/essays/rifkin.html

The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce the following November events.  Please visit www.ithaca.edu/cfe for updates.  Registration is encouraged, but not required.  welcomed.

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Jack Wang, associate professor in the Department of Writing, has published a novelette/long short story entitled "The Valkyries" in the Fall + Winter 2014/15 issue of The Humber Literary Review, a literary journal out of Humber College in Toronto.

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Stephan Wasylko

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

2:30 pm Clark Lounge, Ithaca College Campus Center

Sponsored by the Ithaca College Department of History

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"Fresh" is the word this year at our annual Food Frenzy event! Located in Emerson Suites from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. A $3.00 donation gets you into the door and opens up a World of Food presented by our vendors. All proceeds go to The BackPack Program for The Food Bank of the Southern Tier, where only $3.00 will fill a BackPack with food for a child in need. Help us reach our goal of $5,000 - That's 1,666 BackPacks!

 

 

 

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Please join the Office of Career Services in congratulating Kristin LiBritz ’98, Assistant Director for Alumni & Employer Relations in the Office of Career Services, as she has accepted a position at Cornell University.  Kristin will be the Director of Career Management for the School of Hotel Administration and her last day at Ithaca College will be on November 14th.

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On Thursday November 6th from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST, Chris Sperry, Project Look Sharp’s Director of Curriculum and Staff Development will be conducting a free webinar event about the Middle East through Media Literacy. 

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The theme for the 2015 MLK Day is "Whose Dream Is It Anyway?" 

MLK Day 2015 will be held on Monday, January 19.

Workshops are sought to fill two educational workshop sessions held from 10 - 11:30 am and again from 2 - 3:30 pm.

 

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Come to EcoFest 2014 and learn to live sustainably on campus, at home, in your apartment, and on the road!  EcoFest 2014 is next Friday, November 7, in Emerson Suites. 

 

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ITS has gotten several reports from Outlook users who have received one or more email messages indicating "Your meeting was found to be out of date and has been automatically updated". We believe this is somehow related to Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), though not all iOS users are reporting the problem.

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Contributed on behalf of:
Wade Pickren, PhD, Director, Sponsored Research
Warren Calderone, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Sponsored Research will be presenting the following workshops:

Monday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 4

Show Me the Money - Grants 101 – noon – 2pm – CFE – Gannett 316

Lunch will be provided – limited to first 20 registrants

Interactive Session on transforming your research ideas into fundable grants

• Overview of Federal/State and private funding sources. 

• Grants procedures at IC, including budget development and compliance with financial accounting rules.

• Demonstrations on how to search for grant funding opportunities using database tools such as: Foundation Center, SPIN, Grant Advisor, etc.

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On Thursday, October 30th, at 6:30 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery, the On the Verge play-reading series will present a reading of Michael Frayn's 1998 play, COPENHAGEN, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the C.P. Snow lecture series at Ithaca College. COPENHAGEN, a brilliant and elegant brain-teaser of a play, concerns the controversial meeting between the physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg in occupied Denmark in 1941.

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Or one you've never taught before?

OES will accept summer course proposals until November 1.

Visit the For Faculty site for more information about the proposal process and summer session policies.

Or contact Jen Wofford (4-3529) for more information.

Summer session course proposals must be approved by your department chair and/or dean's office.

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The Ithaca College Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to invite you to join Rhoda Meador, director of the Gerontology Institute, for a free webinar entitled “Life Planning: Mapping a Successful Life Course”.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. (EDT)

Registration is not required: ithaca.adobeconnect.com/lifeplanning/.

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FOOD FRENZY! TOMORROW, October 30 at 11:30am to 2:00pm  Emerson Suites 

"Fresh" is the word this year at our annual Food Frenzy event! Located in Emerson Suites from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. A $3.00 donation gets you into the door and opens up a World of Food presented by our vendors. All proceeds go to The BackPack Program for The Food Bank of the Southern Tier, where only $3.00 will fill a BackPack with food for a child in need. Help us reach our goal of $5,000 - That's 1,666 BackPacks!

 

 

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Join MathWorks engineers as they provide insight into the latest features of the MATLAB and Simulink product families.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 >>REGISTER www.mathworks.com/seminars/Ithaca2014

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Peter Melcher (Biology) presented, "Embolism Refilling under negative water potentials – Fact or Fiction?" at the University of Vermont, James Marvin Memorial Seminar Series on 10/23/14.  See link for details. http://www.uvm.edu/~plantbio/marvin.php

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As announced in a previous Intercom article, ITS has entered into a licensing agreement with Adobe. Ithaca College's Adobe Campus Agreement provides our campus community with access to Adobe professional applications for both institutional and personal use.

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