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Over the years, Apple has considerably increased the capabilities of their iMac desktop system, and has re-positioned it as their mainstream desktop computer. It has become quite powerful in its own right, and is now Apple’s ‘standard’ desktop system for home and office use. During this time Apple also restructured their MacPro tower model computers to compete with high-end graphics workstations for non-linear digital editing and high-definition video applications.

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MANDATORY Informational Meeting with Faculty 
Thursday, March 11 ,
4:00 PM, CNS 1st Floor Foyer

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

Project descriptions are available on the web:

  • All students must apply for BIOL-30200 by filling out the form. (PDF)
  • If your schedule does not permit you to attend this meeting, you must meet with the faculty member individually, and submit a signed application.


Freshmen, Come find out about 200-level research.

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Are you proud of your dorm room setup? Is your room a model of clever organization? Have you made creative use of limited space? Does it have a design theme worthy of an HGTV show?

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If you have a student who needs to drive a College-owned/leased vehicle for any reason, they must complete a driver safety class and be at least 21 years of age.

The next driver safety classes will be offered on Sunday, March 7th, 2010 from 2pm-4pm and Tuesday, April 27, 2010 from 7pm-9pm in Textor 101.



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I am pleased to announce the visit of the second finalist for the position of Dean of the Park School of Communications.

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Enjoy special event notices, discussions, campus clubs, and food facts through the Facebook fan page “Ithaca Dining Services”.

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 If you are seeking to have a capital improvement project performed, the first step is a Project Approval Request or PAR.

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Snow Sports-Free Clinic

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 03/04/2010 

Anyone interested in participating in a free instructional clinic on Snowshoeing or XC-Skiing, please email Justin Gainer at

After making arrangements to rent gear, an OREC staff will lead a short, basic trip through the IC Recreation Trails.


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Having Trouble Getting Belayed?

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 03/04/2010 

The Ithaca College Climbing Wall is offering a Belay Certification Class, for any student, staff or faculty looking to learn, refresh or hone their skills.

Read more . . . (104 words) brings a professional Math-Magician to campus.   Mike Stanley, a professional Math-Magician combines Math, Magic and inspiration.

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No, this not about green eggs and ham, but about how the choices you make about food affect you and everything around you. Want some delicious home cooked local food and good conversation? Look no further!

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Hey IC students!  Do you want to learn more about your future career while helping your peers? The Office of Career Services is looking for motivated and creative students to serve as Peer Career Advisors for the 2010-2011 academic year.

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Anthropology major Morgan Milazzo has been elected to the Steering Committee of the AIDS and Anthropology Research Group (AARG). This was a competative election and Morgan was selected based on her interestes in studying why Ghana has maintained low transmission rates for HIV. As a member of AARG's steering committee Morgan will participate in on-line discussons that help to shape the future direction of AARG, determine themes for its newsletter, and identify emerging areas for research and intervention work. Congratulations Morgan!

Jazz pianist and School of Music faculty member John Stetch will give a free recital on Tuesday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.  Joining Stetch for music of Stetch, Oxford, and selections from the Great American Songbook will be Elizabeth Simkin, cello; Richard Faria, clarinet; Josh Oxford, piano; Renato Hanriot, bandoneon; and Nicholas Walker, bass.

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The Jazz Ensemble under Mike Titlebaum's direction and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble (VJE) led by Lauri Robinson-Keegan will team up for a free concert on Monday, March 8 at 8:15 in Ford Hall.  Fred Sturm, longtime jazz and contemporary media faculty member at the Eastman School of Music, will be the guest director/composer/arranger. 

The VJE will sing music of Ellington, Van Heusen, and others.  The Jazz Ensemble's performance includes music by Piazzolla, Wayne Shorter, and Fred Sturm, with guest guitar soloist Ulf Bandgren.  The two groups will combine for "Come Fly with Me," "In a Mellow Tone," and "Agua de Beber."

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Wenquing Zhang and Nathan Hess will present a free concert of music for two pianos on Monday, March 8 at 7pm in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.  The program includes:
Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Witold Lutoslawski: Variations on a Theme by Paganini
Astor Piazzolla: Libertango
Maurice Ravel: La Valse

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Need Summer 2010 Financial Aid?

Contributed by Larry Chambers on 03/04/2010 

The priority deadline to apply for summer aid is April 1, 2009. Read on for more details!

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Dr. Anna Larsen was recently awarded Fulbright lecture/research
scholarship for a project "Carboranes Chemistry in Upper-Level 
Organometallics Course; Synthesis, Catalysis and Stabilization 
of Nitroxyl and Diazene".  The work is to be carried out during 
the sabbatical leave in Fall of 2010 jointly with the researchers
at the Departamento de Química Inorgánica, Analítica, y Química Física,
Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, 
Universidad de Buenos Aires Argentina.

The NCUR 2011 Executive Committee is seeking faculty volunteers to help organize the academic sessions for this conference.

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Contributed by Katharine Crutchfield on 03/03/2010 

 When? Saturday, March 6 from 7:00-10:00 p.m.

 Where? Fitness Center Aerobics Room

 What to wear? Anything neon or that looks cool under blacklights!

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Everyone is welcome! Bring your friends!

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