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Andy Smith's lab published a paper in the Journal of Experimental Biology titled,"'Double network gels and the toughness of terrestrial slug glue".  Alex Wilks ('15), Sarah Rabice ('14), Holly Garbacz ('15) and Cailin Harro ('17) co-authored this paper.

 

The article is available here:  http://jeb.biologists.org/content/218/19/3128

 

Come to Muller chapel at 10 am Thursday, Sept. 24th to watch the Pope's address to a joint session of Congress. 

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As part of Alumni Weekend 2015, all campus community members are invited to join the School of Business on Saturday, September 26, 9:30-11:00 a.m., to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the School of Business Center for Trading and Analysis of Financial Instruments (also known as: the Trading Room). 

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The Occupational Therapy Department presents special guest speaker for four free short workshops on challenges related to feeding and eating for kids with special needs. Monday, Sept. 14 in Emerson Suites A. Students, faculty, and community members are encouraged to attend. 

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Try our delicious Buffalo Meltdown Sandwich at IC Square! Enjoy a spicy breaded chicken breast patty with lettuce, tomatoes, pepper jack cheese with blue cheese dressing on a kaiser roll - chips and a pickle on the side. Chow down for only $5.99!

Hurry! This pop-up sandwich cart will only be available today and tomorrow between 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM!

For the second year in a row, the women’s swimming and diving team will be offering Fall Swim Lessons! This is a great opportunity to ease out of summer in the pool and refine your newly found skills before next summer! We invite all different ages and skill abilities to participate. A member of the team will teach participants in either a private lesson or in a group of two. Each session is 45 minutes long and will go from 10:30-11:15 am.

 

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Latino Heritage Month

Contributed by RahK Lash on 09/04/2015 

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 Start the year off by celebrating Latin culture!

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Erika Bucior, Ithaca College, won the Best Poster Presentation Award for “The physiological responses of Brassica rapa (Fast Plants) to nutrient and drought stress” Co-author: Peter Melcher. Presented at the 2015 Botanical Society of America Annual Meeting held in Edmonton, Alberta Canada for the Physiological Section.

Link to Abstract

http://2015.botanyconference.org/engine/search/index.php?func=detail&aid=804

 

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The Division of Institutional Advancement and Communication staff will be attending an all day retreat on Friday, August 28. Alumni Hall will be locked.

We appreciate your patience and understanding and the division will return to normal business hours on Monday, August 31.

On June 5th-15th, Michael Twomey (English, Dana Professor) and Steven Hartman (English, 1987) taught environmental humanities in the Svartárkot Culture-Nature Program based in Kiðagil, Bárðardalur, Northern Iceland.  The course, titled “Understanding the Human Dimensions of Long-Term Environmental Change: Transformations of Iceland From the Viking Era Through the Late Medieval Period (CE 850-1500),” brought an international faculty in literary criticism, archeology, environmental history, visual landscape studies, historical climatology, and ecology together with 10 graduate and post-graduate students from England, Greenland, Japan, Sweden, and the USA.

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Fraudulent Activity Alert

Contributed by Dean Casterline on 05/21/2015 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT:

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Do you have trouble hearing on the telephone?

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Ford Hall—The School of Music’s largest performance venue—received an extensive renovation this past summer, with vast improvements to the acoustics, interior design, and functionality.

▶ See the new hall: View the Ford Hall Renovation photo gallery 
▶ Hear the new acoustics: Check out the expanded webcasting schedule
▶ Attend a concert: Visit the School of Music's concert calendar 

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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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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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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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M Lot at the Athletics and Events Center will be closed for event parking Wednesday, Feb 19 through Saturday, Feb 22.  All Faculty/Staff and Students that utilize this lot will need to plan accordingly around this week’s event. SASP will be present and the lots will be barricaded prior to each event, any cars left over night will be ticketed and towed.  

Ithaca College will be hosting UNYSCSA Swimming and Diving Conference Championships. 

Ticket & Spectator Information
IC Faculty/Staff/Students with ID: FREE
All Session Pass: $65
Day Pass: $20
Single Session or ½ day pass: $12

Come out and support Bombers Swimming and Diving!!


 

 

 

 

 

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Department Newsletter: 2013    (PDF)

Printed copies are available by request. 
Just let Nancy Pierce know, 274-3161.

Newest Research Findings Hit the Media:

Learn and read more about Andy's work here.

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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