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Hello Campus Community!

You are invited to say goodbye to Scott Flickinger, Program Coordinator of Intramurals for the Office of Recreational Sports.  Scott has accepted the position of Assistant Manager for Sport Clubs and Intramurals at Boston University, his last day at IC will be this Friday 9/27/13.

Please join us this Thursday 9/26 from 2:00pm-3:30pm in the Taughannock Falls room to say goodbye to Scott, and wish him the best of luck in his new position.  All students, faculty, and staff are welcome.  See you there!

Newest Research Findings Hit the Media:

Learn and read more about Andy's work here.

Submitted on behalf of Dean Mary Ellen Zuckerman

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Hello Campus Community!

There will be two belay certification courses held in the Fitness Center this week.  The certification dates and times are listed below.  The courses should take approximately one hour, after which the climbing wall will remain open for free climbing.  The cost of the course is $10 which can later be applied to the purchase of a semester pass ($30).  Sign-ups are available at the Fitness Center front desk.  We hope to see you there!

Thursday 9/19/13 - 8:00pm

Saturday 9/21/13 - 12:00pm

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After more than 31 years of service to Ithaca College in Information Technology, please join us in wishing Peter Zabawsky a fun filled retirement.

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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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Career Services will have limited services between August 19-27, due to training our Peer Career Advisors and Student Assistants.

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Residential Life is seeking interested faculty for the following Faculty Associate and Faculty Fellow positions in the residence halls for the 2013-14 Academic Year:

  • Faculty Associates in the First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) Program
  • Faculty Fellow for the Sustainably Conscious Residential Learning Community

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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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Youth Strength and Conditioning Camp

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 05/13/2011 

Get your young athletes to the next level this summer with IC’s Strength & Conditioning Camp!

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Youth Strength and Conditioning Camp

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 05/05/2011 

Get your young athletes to the next level this summer with IC’s Strength & Conditioning Camp!

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