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Nancy Rader presented her research on early word learning in a plenary session of an NSF-sponsored conference held at Uconn in June; her paper was titled, “A Speaker’s Orchestrating of Infant Attention through Show Gestures: Evidence from Pupil Dilation Measures.”  She also presented her infant language research at the Association for Psychological Science conference in San Francisco in May and at the International Association for the Study of Child Language conference held in Amsterdam in July. Becca Post ’14, a co-author, presented a poster in July at the International Conference on Infant Studies in Berlin.

The ITS Technology Learning Center will be providing Introduction to Sakai for Instructors workshops on the following dates. Please click a date below to register:

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You can discuss your personal financial situation with an experienced TIAA-CREF Financial

Consultant on a confidential basis. They are available to discuss how to help you pursue your financial goals by investing in financial products such as mutual funds, brokerage, life insurance and annuities.  A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do.

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Professor Anna Larsen of the Ithaca College Chemistry department has been nominated to serve a 2 year term as a  Fulbright Ambassador.   The worldwide success and stellar reputation of the Fulbright Scholars Program has been built on the talent, commitment and professionalism of scholars who have served as Fulbrighters at universities and research institutions in more than 155 countries. Fulbright Ambassadors serve as official representatives of the Fulbright Scholar program.  The goal of Fulbright Ambassadors is to expand the  outreach efforts of  the Fulbright program to the higher education community across the United States. 

Anna Larsen is a 2010 Alumna of the Fulbright Scholars Program, with a joint project to the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. more details at: http://www.cies.org/alumni-ambassadors/anna-larsen.

See more  on the Fulbright Ambassador program here : http://www.cies.org/alumni-ambassadors.

 

Get ready to welcome our new students back during Move-In Day and Fall Welcome starting Sunday, August 24 through Tuesday, August 26.

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Faculty members play an important role in the lives of students that extends beyond the teaching of course material. The staff of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recognizes faculty’s potential to influence student’s attitudes about mental health care. We know the stigma about accessing mental health services cause some students to suffer needlessly. Therefore, we invite you to partner with us to identify students at risk, reach out to them, or to report your concerns via the Students at Risk Initiative.

 

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Quoted in the media: Faculty members Diane Gayeski, Michael McCall, Jeff Cohen, Michael McCall and Stephen Mosher. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media Page.

 

 

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Reminder - Annual campus electrical shutdown scheduled for Saturday, August 9, 2014

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The Grounds Department, in conjunction with Ruston Paving, will be making repairs and repaving G-Lot and H-Lot beginning on Monday, August 11th. This work will require the lots to be closed to vehicular traffic. Pedestrian traffic will still be allowed for access to the Hill Center, Whalen Center and Gannett Center. The lots are expected to re-opon on Thursday, August 14th. Barricades and signage will be placed at the entrance to the lots informing patrons of the status.

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Dr. Richard Faria, Professor in the Department of Music Performance was invited to perform at the International Clarinet Association’s 40th annual ClarinetFest (July 30 - August 3, 2014) in Baton Rogue, LA. He performed the Sonata (1990) for clarinet and piano by Russian composer Katia Tchemberdji.

Doing More with More:  An Update on I2NY (Information Infrastructure for New York State) was the title of Karin Wikoff's presentation to the IDS Project Conference this past Friday. 

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 Ben Hogben, Access Services Manager, and Sarah Shank, Interlibrary Loan Borrowing Coordinator, co-presented at the 2014 IDS Project Conference in Syracuse.

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High on the hill in Collegetown last Thursday, June 12, in front of a standing-room-only crowd, members of the Ithaca College School of Music Jazz faculty—including Michael Titlebaum (saxophone), Greg Evans (drum set), and Nicholas Walker (double bass)—played side-by-side with the Ithaca High School Jazz Ensemble, directed by Michael Treat, an IC School of Music alum.

A unique opportunity for both groups, the concert featured compositions by Ithaca College Jazz Studies Director Michael Titlebaum, Ithaca College Professor Emeritus Steve Brown, and Ithaca High School students Soren Jung and Kieran Loehr, as well as works by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Machito, Rogers & Heart, Bob Shaut, and Pat Metheny.   

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April 30-May 1
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are welcome to attend and learn about the research that they have conducted this year. 

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Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at npierce@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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Attention faculty, staff, and students: Do you play mandolin, bazouki, guitar, fiddle, flute, whistle, recorder, banjo, drum, bass, dulcimer, harmonica, or accordion, even just a little bit? Come join us on Friday afternoon for some fun folk. Fridays 4-6, near the Fish Bowl. 

Fans of traditional music, bring a book or a friend and come hang out in the IC pub to listen. 

We'll be hosting a contra dance on campus on the evening of Friday, May 2. Stay tuned for details!!!


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 All are welcome to hear what students have been working on for their honors research.

Thursday, April 24    
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112
Reception at 3:45 p.m., CNS 1st floor foyer.

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Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at npierce@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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Julius LucksCornell University

April 17
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

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Charles De-Ganga, Biochemistry’14

I am currently interested in general surgery and plastic surgery as specializations are concerned, but I am staying open to all experiences in medical school. I hope to be able to return to my home country of Nigeria to contribute to the betterment of health care system there. Having lived in Nigeria for 18 years of my life, I am well aware of the need for better health care professionals and facilities, and would like to set up a practice there as well.

Benjamin Jung, Biochemistry ‘16

His dream is to become a physician to help people who are suffering from physiological problems.   To learn more about the profession he has travelled to Costa Rica and Nicaragua to volunteer.  He also participated in a program in Thailand that allowed him to do clinical rotations . This experience confirmed his interest and desire to continue to medical school.

Thank you, Dr. Kastenbaum for your support!

Peter Melcher (Biology) presented a talk at the American Society of Plant Biology Northeastern sectional meeting in Rhode Island, March 30th, 2014.

Title of talk "A new approach to measure hydraulic resistance in plants"

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Phil Feinberg,  Biochemistry ‘11 

“The polycomb repressive complex 2 (PRC2) governs neuronal function and survival”

April 10
4 pm
CNS 112


All are welcome to attend.

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Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at npierce@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

View other IC Events here.

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