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Each year the Office of Alumni Relations and Career Services collaborate to put on networking events that bring together IC alumni with current students called Network Nights. This year’s winter break Network Nights will take place in New York City and Boston.

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You are invited to join the Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy for Public Viewing Night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory this Friday December 5, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

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Please join us for a talk entitled: Astro-geology from Io to Old Faithful
with Julie Rathbun & Tyler Nordgren, University of Redlands

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Mara Alper was selected to present at the 7th World Water Forum in Korea in April 2015, the world’s largest water related event. She will present her talk “Re-Imagining Water,” with an emphasis on water awareness and education to motivate behavioral changes. It will highlight content from her IC courses “The Power of Water” and ‘Water Planet,” and engage international educators and NGOs in discussions about effective water education approaches.

As described on the organization’s website: “The World Water Forum is the largest water-related event in the world. This multi-stakeholder event is attended by world-renowned scholars, international organizations, officials, mayors, parliamentarians, NGOs, research institutions, public and private businesses, and civil society organizations.” Held every three years in a different host country, it features panels, discussions and a Water Expo showcasing solutions to widespread water issues. This year’s theme is “Implementation.”

Water Water Forum website: http://eng.worldwaterforum7.org/introduce/intro.asp

Natasza Kurpios, Cornell University  

"Keeping your organs in shape: Transcriptional and cellular control of tissue morphogenesis"

December 4 
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

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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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen LGBT themed film series will host a showing of the documentary “No Regret” on Tuesday, December 2. Free and open to the public, the screening will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; highlights across the next few weeks are listed below. 

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!

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Optical Scanning procedures and schedules are in place for Final Exams during the week of Monday, December 15th through Friday, December 19th.

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The Wi-Fi rebuild in Williams Hall was completed in November. Our "statistics" show that Wi-Fi performance is much improved, but we'd like confirmation from the people that use Wi-Fi in that building. Please let us know if the Wi-Fi network is now meeting your needs by completing this quick 2-question form: 

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Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students interested in the Dana Student Internship Program are invited to submit applications for the Summer 2015 and 2015-2016 Academic Year. Awards range from $3,375 during the academic year to as much as $5,100 for full-time summer internships. A portion of the award is paid directly to the student over the course of the summer or academic year, with the remainder applied to the student’s college account.

For more information please visit Office of the Provost - Dana Student Internship Program

The application deadline is February 13, 2015.

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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost
Please join me on Thursday, December 4 for the final Faculty Colloquium for the fall semester.

Dr. Zillah Eisenstein, Professor in the Department of Politics will be presenting "A Sharing:  Against Disciplining/For Imagining."

Dr. Eisenstein has been a professor of Politics at Ithaca College in New York for the past 35 years and is now “Distinguished Scholar in Residence there. She now writes regularly for Al Jazeera. Throughout her career her books have tracked the rise of neoliberalism both within the U.S. and across the globe. She has documented the demise of liberal democracy and scrutinized the growth of imperial and militarist globalization. 

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Passion, betrayal and tradition come to the forefront as Ithaca College Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize–winning play “Anna in the Tropics,” by Nilo Cruz. Performances will run in the Clark Theatre in Dillingham Center Dec. 2, 4, 5 and 6 at 8 p.m. with a 2: p.m. matinee on Dec. 6 and 7.

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Submitted by Wade Pickren, PhD
Director, Sponsored Research

The online submission process for faculty sponsors to submit student presentations for the 18th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will be open starting Monday, December 1, 2014 and will close on Monday, March 2, 2015.

Students:  Interested in participating?
Contact your faculty collaborator to discuss the proposal submission process.

Faculty:  Submissions will be accepted for presentations, performances, and displays.  Starting Monday, December 1, the online submission form and information can be found on the Whalen Symposium website at  http://www.ithaca.edu/provost/whalensymposium/

The Symposium will take place on Thursday, April 9, 2015.

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Save December 4 on your calendar to hear the latest updates on the Ithaca College master planning process.  All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend one of two hour-long update meetings scheduled next Thursday.  Both sessions will be held in Emerson Suites, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.

 

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The Roy H. Park School of Communications presents IC Mad Men Day on Monday, December 1, 2014. Events include a panel, meet and greet session, and classroom visits. The events open to the public are:

Panel: An Insider’s View of Marketing, Media, Agencies, and Creativity
2:00 p.m.
Park Hall Auditorium

Panelists include:

Jason DeLand ’98
Founding Partner
Anomaly

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Communicating with others - peers, faculty and staff, supervisors and colleagues at internships or jobs, or the general public - is something you do every day, so make sure you're doing it professionally. The impressions you make on people can have tremendous impacts on your ability to be successful in the working world. Come to this workshop to learn everything from e-mail and cell phone etiquette, to dining and meeting expectations, to what you should wear in various settings.

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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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Join Ithaca College as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during our MLK Campus-Wide Celebration Event! On Monday, January 19, 2015, students, staff, faculty and community members will honor Dr. King by coming together to discuss the relevance of his work today. Whose dream is it anyway?

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 Sunday November 30 the Catholic Community at Muller Chapel will only be hosting our 8PM Mass. There will be no 1PM Mass at Muller Chapel on Sunday November 30

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Join Ithaca College as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during our MLK Campus-Wide Celebration Event! On Monday, January 19, 2015, students, staff, faculty and community members will honor Dr. King by coming together to discuss the relevance of his work today.

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