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The Department of Writing's Handwerker Reading Series invites you to come celebrate creative writing on campus with fiction readings by Asst. Professor Linda Godfrey and sophomore Writing major Khin Chan Myae Maung, to be followed by Stillwater Magazine's open mic reading event, all starting at 6:00pm in the Handwerker Gallery (Gannett Center) on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

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The Ithaca Shakespeare Company presents the third production in their series of Shakespeare's history plays.

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Here’s a practical webinar that gives you step-by-step advice for developing a set of skills that will guide you to success in your management career. You’ll gain tips and advice for managing your employees, organizing a productive team, and delivering results.

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Take advantage of the semester's first few weeks of concerts at the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; some highlights are featured below.

More than 30 web-streamed performances are available live and on demand this semester at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!

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Dave Gondek (Biology). “Local professor weighs in on Zika outbreak”. Ithaca Journal. February 3, 2016View the PDF here.

Photo by Kelsey O'Connor

 

Biology Seminar: February 11

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 02/04/2016 

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Sarah Refi Hind, Boyce Thompson Institute

"The tomato receptor FLAGELLIN-SENSING 3 perceives flgII-28 and activates immune signaling"

February 11   
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

The Office of Human Resources invites you to participate in a 2-hour session designed to serve as a road map in navigating the hiring process from the perspective of the hiring manager.

Topics for this training session address important components of an inclusive search and selection process: beginning with building diverse pools, navigating the hiring system, assembling your search committee, inclusivity in the selection process, crafting interview questions, the on-campus visit through onboarding for success.

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The 7th annual Engaging Communities Luncheon event will be held on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites. Join us for this annual event that explores and celebrates the notion of community and diversity. This year’s event promises to be really special as we explore the topic of Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Implications for Higher Education, our guest speaker is Dr. Derald Wing Sue.

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The members of the Diversity Awareness Committee (DAC) invite you to attend our monthly meeting, on Tuesday, February 9th from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., in the Cayuga Lake Meeting Room, Campus Center, and participate in a presentation and discussion regarding multi-cultural adoptions, facilitated by Emily Quinn, Clinical Health Studies, Class of 2016, DAC Member.

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs would like to congratulate the following junior and senior students who were selected to receive the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership this year. The award is given to students who excel academically, perform service to the College community and nation, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment. They will be recognized in this year's publication of the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges.  Please welcome us in congratulating these students!

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(Posted on behalf of Weight Watchers At Work Leader Samarra Mbenga)

We meet in Peggy Williams Center EVERY TUESDAY in Room GLO54 at 12:30pm (12:15 weigh in). 61.6 pounds were lost by IC WW members in January! 

FREE GIFTS FOR NEW REGISTRANTS!

New registrants (currently not a registered member) will receive a redemption coupon to receive one "Fresh and Easy" cookbook, one WW tote bag and one set of two (2) portion plates! 

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Did you know that your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help you with legal and/or financial help?!

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February 9, 10:30-11:00 am
From your office or home, simply log in here to join the learning.

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New at Educational Technology Day in 2016 are the “Lightning Round Presentations.” In this 50 minute session there are 8 - 9 speakers who each share their technology projects in only 5 minutes.  We are inviting faculty and/or students to participate on March 24 in the block from 1:10 - 2:00 pm.  Topics can be related to educational technology or technology applications in your disciplines. 

Please email Marilyn Dispensa (mdispensa@ithaca.edu) if you are interested in participating.

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 The Art Department's Creative Space Gallery is pleased to present a new exhibition of paintings by recent alumna, Carolyn Hoffman (BFA'15). Please join us for the opening TONIGHT Friday, February 5th 5-8pm.

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This year, "Wheels 4 Women" is including an exciting online auction as a part of their annual fundraiser. Visit https://www.32auctions.com/Aladdin

You can bid on 2 house seats for Disney's Aladdin, featuring IC alum Kathryn Allison, complete with a backstage tour afterwards with Kathryn.

OR bid on 2 house seats to Gloria Estefan's new musical On Your Feet (donated by IC alum and producer Larry Hirschhorn).

OR you can bid on a private tour of the Museum of Natural History in NYC (with special behind-the-scenes visits!)

 

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Are you an Ithaca College faculty member who has found an innovative way to use technology in the classroom? Are you a staff member involved in a campus wide initiative using technology to enhance the workplace? Are you a student organization developing or applying technology? If so, you are invited to participate in the Ed Tech Day College Showcase.

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The Ithaca College Complaints Choir is recruiting participants for a six-week choral project wherein strangers will come together and share grievances through song. Amateurs welcome!  Our first meeting is Wednesday, February 10, from 6-7:30!  Tell your friends and get involved in this international art project!

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Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and Codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, was appointed to serve on the International Documentary Association Awards Jury for the short form series in new media in Fall 2015.  

 

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Initiating and maintaining the diversity and inclusion dialogue can be challenging. As practitioners, we often ask ourselves, how do we continue the D&I conversation in between formal initiatives? In this webinar, participants will use the GROW coaching model as a tool to initiate and advance the diversity and inclusion dialogue. Participants will generate a list of powerful questions that stimulate conversation and participants will prepare for a coaching conversation they can have in their organization in the upcoming weeks.

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