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The Sustainability Café on Monday, November 4 will feature Guillermo Metz presenting “Addressing Global Climate Change Through Local Action.” The Café will be held in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112 at 4:00PM, in conjunction with the Environmental Seminar. The Fall 2013 Sustainability Café/Environmental Seminar series is focused on the concept of “Citizens + Community = Healthy Environment.” 

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Lou Allstadt and Chip Northrup, analysts of drilling technologies and the economics of the gas industry, along with Jerry Acton, a systems engineer, and geologist Brian Brock, will give a free presentation titled “Marcellus and Utica Shale Gas Potential in New York State”.  This event will take place TONIGHT at 7:00 pm in Hollister Hall Auditorium (Room B-14), 4 Central Avenue, Cornell University. The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Anthony Ingraffea, professor of engineering at Cornell University. This event is free and open to the public.  

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Get information about IC's 100+ majors and over 70 minors, come for real time advising, games, prizes and more!

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This Saturday November 2 we are hosting a Zumbathon where we will be raising money for the American Heart Association. Students and Faculty bring all your friends and come Zumba.  

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On Saturday, December 7th at 2pm, Island Health & Fitness will be hosting the BIGGEST Pickleball Tournament the city of Ithaca has ever seen!


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The Eastman School of Music, in conjunction with The Juilliard School and Ithaca College, will host the 8th Annual Upstate NY Music College Fair on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

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The Eastman School of Music, in conjunction with The Juilliard School and Ithaca College, will host the 8th Annual Upstate NY Music College Fair on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. More than 65 colleges and universities with undergraduate and graduate music degrees are registered.

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Come join the fun!  Children and Adolescents are needed for lab sessions in the physical therapy (PT) course ‘Motor Development through the Lifespan’.


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From November 3-6, the All College Teacher Education Committee (ACTEC) will be hosting a visit by the Board of Examiners from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, as part of the national accreditation process for Ithaca College’s teacher education programs. (See During the visit, they will meet with various stakeholders on campus and in the community.

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Learn About Careers in Social Media

Contributed by Mike O'Neill on 10/28/2013 

These days 93% of marketers use social media for their businesses.  As a result, there are hundreds of companies with social media positions that are in need of someone to help promote their brands.

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Students interested in learning more about the Park School’s graduate degrees in communications are invited to an open session on:

Wednesday, October 30
5:30-7 p.m., Career Services Resource Room
All majors welcome.
Refreshments will be provided.

Our M.S. in Communications program is housed in the Department of Strategic Communication and offers a blend of academic and professional experiences. Alumni hold positions in corporate communication, employee communication, project management, public relations, website design, training, and communications consulting. For more information this program, click here, or contact Associate Professor Cory Young, chair of the program, at This program does not require the GRE and scholarships are available.

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Dr. Radio Cremata, a new professor in the Music Education Department will present 3 research projects in Boston on October 31-November 2 at the College Music Society and the Association for Technology in Music Instruction.

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Many people find it difficult to express their skills and qualifications to employers whether it's during a job fair, interview, or networking situations. At this workshop we'll discuss the importance of identifying the skills you gain outside the classroom through involvement in clubs/organizations, on campus jobs, athletics, and internships and how you can explain what you learn from these experiences.

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No one loves interviewing for a job or internship, but that doesn't mean you can't rock it! This workshop will focus on the key things that you can do to maximize your chance of having great interviews. We'll address the critically important topic of pre-interview prep, day-of strategies, and ways to appropriately follow up after.

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Brooks Miner, Cornell University

How Daphnia safely catch some rays
Adaptation to UV radiation exposure in subalpine ponds (PDF)

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Part of the Department's Seminar Series.

Everyone is welcome to attend!
Refreshments beforehand* (3:45-4:00pm)
CNS first floor lobby
*Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reuse, reduce, recycle! 

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

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
5:00 - 6:30 p.m., Klingenstein Lounge
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The School of Business and the Center for Faculty Excellence are very pleased to co-host a reception in honor of Charles "Randy" Christian, the Executive-in-Residence for our School of Business.

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Monday, October 28, 2013
3:00 - 4:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Barbara Ann Johnson-Root, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Professor, Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
12:00 - 1.30 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, PhD, Ithaca College, Department of Sociology; Richard Kiely, PhD, Cornell University, Engaged Learning and Research

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The Academic Advising Center, The Office of Career Services, and the Alumni Mentoring Program will be available to meet with students during lunch hours in the dining halls during the week of October 28th through November 1st.


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The Cancer Resource Center is hosting its 19th Walkathon and 5k Run at Cass Park on Saturday, October 26 at 10 a.m. (registration begins at 9 a.m.). A pancake breakfast will follow the race directly afterwards. Registration is $25 until midnight tonight, so sign up if you haven't already!

To register, go to and sign up as an individual or with a team!

If you'd like to volunteer at the walk, please e-mail Colleges Against Cancer at and we'll set you up!

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