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Dr. Richard Faria, Professor in the Department of Music Performance was invited to give a presentation at the NACWPI (National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors) Conference (October 30, November 1, 2014) in St. Louis, MO. The presentation was entitled “Bernoulli and Venturi: The physics and pedagogy of teaching voicing on the clarinet”.
 

 

 Dr. Nord's presentation, "MIDI on the 'Net:  Programming MIDI for your Web Browser using Javascript", explores the ways MIDI can be used to add greater capabilities to any web page.

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We are pleased to announce flu shots will be available at this year's Annual Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair.  The Fair is on Tuesday, November, 4, 2014 from 10am to 3pm in Emerson Suites.  Benefit Eligible Faculty, Staff & Retirees Only please. College ID required to attend. 

On September 2, Cyndy Scheibe gave a presentation to the staff and editors of The Ithacan. She presented on Media Literacy with an emphasis on equality in the newsroom. Scheibe has worked closely with The Ithacan for years in a role on the Advisory Board for Ithaca College Publications. 

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Chip Gagnon, Assoc. Prof of Politics, gave an invited talk at the Center for Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz, Austria, on October 27.  The talk, focusing on his current research project, was entitled "Missionaries for Democracy: What can religious missionary work tell us about liberal political systems?"

Please visit the Intercom story dated 10/24/2014 for all the pertinent information. The discussion topic is “Stay on Track for the Holidays”. Now is the perfect time to set the foundation for getting through the holidays...and beyond!

It just so happens that for the very first time, the WW@W Open House falls on the same day as the Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair in Emerson Suites from 10:00am – 3:00pm. We will have a table there—stop by and say hello!

Please scroll down to the comments to read a couple personal stories shared by currently active members. Very inspiring.

 Children ages 0-5 years are needed to help undergraduate Occupational Therapy students in the Human Development class learn how young children play.

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Congratulations to the following students who were inducted on October 22, 2014 into Ithaca College's Beta Zeta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society:

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Assistant Professor Candidate in Ecology

“Mechanisms of adaptation and their consequences for ecological communities”

 

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Part of the Department's Seminar Series.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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THATCamp Humanities+Science 2014 (humsci2014.thatcamp.org) is an open, informal, inexpensive meeting (FREE for IC community!) where students, staff, and faculty interested in any area in the humanities and sciences will learn and build together in collaborative, informal workshops and short sessions.

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Ronald Herring is Professor of Government at Cornell and a Fellow of the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future. He has worked mostly in and on rural South Asia, addressing topics that include property, development and agrarian politics…which led naturally to the study of the volatile politics of genetically engineered crops. From an international conference at Cornell, Herring edited a special issue of Journal of Development Studies on connections between transgenic crops and poverty. His current work in editing the Oxford Handbook of Food, Politics and Society continues to follow his interests in food politics.

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Interested in signing a pledge to end sexual violence on campus? 

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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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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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