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Recent issues of American Theatre magazine feature book reviews by Theatre Arts Assistant Professor Garrett Eisler.  One of Eisler's reviews was recently cited in a New York Times feature.

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Mark your calendars—our Weight Watchers At Work meetings are moving again! WW@W will be meeting in the HR Mini Conference Room GL28 in Peggy R. Williams Center on Nov 11th and Nov 18th. The best way to get there is to go to the HR reception desk, go down through all the HR offices, talk a left out the exit door, and the conference room is the 2nd door on the left. It overlooks the loading dock area and private employee entrance. HR staff at the reception desk will post signs and can provide directions as well.

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Submitted on behalf of Mark Coldren, Associate Vice President, Office of Human Resources

The next in our ongoing series of meetings for supervisors will be held on Thursday, November 20, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. in Emerson Suites.  It is an expectation that all supervisors attend.  Please hold the date.

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Independent journalist Madiha Tahir will screen and discuss her film on Pakistani survivors of U.S. drone attacks.

"Wounds of Waziristan: Ethnography of a Kill Zone"
TUESDAY, NOV. 11
7 - 9 p.m.
CLARK LOUNGE, EGBERT HALL
*Free and open to the public*

Since the drone attacks began in Pakistan in 2004, much of the focus by analysts and academics has been on aspects of drone technology. Tahir’s documentary, “Wounds of Waziristan,” considers the voices of those who experience such attacks firsthand, who have been either labeled de facto as “combat militants” or summarily dismissed as “collateral damage.”

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Dr. Chrystyna Dail, Assistant Professor in Theatre Arts, was featured as a presenter at Cornell University's 'TWO FOR THE SHOW: A Mini-Symposium on Broadway Revivals'  on November 6, 2014. 


Dr. Dail's presentation,These Are Dangerous Woods: Normative Gender Roles from Broadway to the Big Screen” was featured alongside a presentation by Jordan Schildcrout (SUNY Purchase).

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Monday, November 10, 2014, 3:10 - 4:05 p.m. (Register here) (Registration is recommended, but not required.)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Miranda Kaye, Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Sciences, with the assistance of Mindy Cozzolino, Chair of HSR and Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy, and MaryAnn Taylor, Coordinator, Sponsored Research

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion

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Last semester, Michael Faber hosted meditation sessions on-campus, twice a week at the noon hour. The Work/Life Initiative is looking at the possibility of bringing meditation back for the Spring 2015 Semester at the same time of day.   

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The Unites States Postal Service has strict requirments on how international mail is addressed and has begun returning mail to the senders for non-compliance.  There is a link on the Mail Service web page to a document on the regulations.  A brief overview is listed below reflecting common issues that the Mail Service department and the Phillips Hall Post Office encounter.

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The third Thursday in November is the date of The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. They encourage smokers to use this date (NOVEMBER 20, 2014) to plan in advance to quit smoking THAT day! We want to take this time to follow The American Cancer Society’s plan within our Ithaca College community. If you are a smoker looking for motivation, use this time and start toward a healthier YOU!

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Contributed on behalf of Sally J. Neal, Director of the Center for Academic Advancement

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present fiction writer Victor LaValle, winner of the PEN Open Book Award, as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. He will read from his most recent novel, The Devil in Silver, at 7:30pm on Wednesday, November 12 in Klingenstein Lounge in Campus Center.

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CANCELED!! Public Viewing Night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory TONIGHT!! November 7, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. CANCELED!! Due to forecast of cloudiness, poor visibility & flurries!!

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Dr. Kara Lavender Law is a research professor at Sea Education Association in Woods Hole, MA. She has logged more than 12 months of sea time on oceanographic and sailing research vessels, where she has studied large-scale and mesoscale ocean circulation, the role intermediate and deep water formation in the North Atlantic plays in meridional overturning circulation, and – more recently – the distribution and behavior of plastic marine debris, the subject of her presentation at Monday’s ENVS Seminar.

 

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Assistant Professor Candidate in Ecology

Understanding how ecology and evolution interact to make or break species”

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.

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We are off to a late start but we can make it up with a little heart. Help us reach our $60,000 goal. Every gift counts!

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Parnassus ("core apps") users wishing to upgrade to Office 2013 on their college-owned Windows computer may now do so. When Office 2013 was first announced to campus in May 2014, Parnassus core apps users were advised not to upgrade due to potential incompatibility issues.

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When you leave the 29th annual Network Nights this January in New York City and Boston, will you have made real connections with alumni? Note: Hovering by the food table with your friends isn’t what the event is all about. Come to this workshop to get tips on: preparing for the event, networking in a crowd of hundreds and follow up steps to take after Network Nights.

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In case you haven't heard, employers ARE researching candidates online before hiring them. Make sure you're not putting your candidacy in jeopardy because of your tweets, pictures, comments, blogs, etc. Come to this workshop to learn what employers are saying and what you should be doing to protect your professional image.

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IC Beatbox, a new student organization, is looking for an official adviser. Our mission is to teach the Ithaca College community the art of beatboxing.  Beatboxing is making percussion noises using only the mouth and throat muscles. If you’re interested, or have any further questions about the club itself, contact Casey Lederman at clederm1@ithaca.edu.

 

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