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This event has been postponed. Read the following February 15 Intercom announcement for more details.

Monday, February 18, 2008
7:00-8:30 p.m
Clark Lounge, Campus Center

A presentation by Joan Jacobs Brumberg, author of The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls and Fasting Girls: A History of Anorexia Nervosa, on how growing up in a female body has changed and why we have become so obsessed with "body projects" of all kinds.

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Shaianne Osterreich, assistant professor of economics, has been awarded a $10,000 grant to study the Indonesian economy as a Sumitro Fellow. The grant is through the auspices of USINDO, a private U.S.-Indonesian society that supports cultural, academic, and political understanding between the two countries.

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Janice Levy, associate professor in the Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts, made a presentation January 25 at the annual meeting of the American Conference of Academic Deans (ACAD). She was on the panel, "Learning to Bridge the World: Strategies for Global Partnerships," and described the College's offerings in Antigua.

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of cinema, photography, and media arts, was a featured invited speaker at the international colloquium, Images Amateurs: Valorisation et Manipulation. The colloquium, held January 20-23, 2008, was organized by the Center National de l'audivisuel, in collaboration with the University of Luxembourg, to inaugurate the new national film archive facility in Luxembourg.

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The Life and Legacy of Rod Serling, a two-day conference sponsored by the Park School of Communications, will be held March 28 and 29.

Registrations are now being accepted for the event, which will feature presentations of academic papers, panel discussions, screenings, and the results of a nationwide Rod Serling scriptwriting competition.

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The indoor pool will be closed on Saturday, February 9, because of an Ithaca College swimming contest.

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The Ithaca College Democrats club is meeting every Tuesday in Friends 202 at 7:00 p.m. Anyone looking to become politically active is welcomed to join us.

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ITS is pleased to announce that AT&T and Verizon are offering discounted plans for personal cell phones for faculty and staff. These two vendors also provide discount plans for college owned business cell phones.

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Rape Film to Be Shown This Tuesday

Contributed by Daniel Wald on 02/07/2008 

Students Active For Ending Rape (SAFER) will show a film called, Welcome to the Party, Tuesday, February 19, at 7:00 p.m. in Williams 225.

Created by West Virginia University students in 2006, the movie addresses sexual assault, binge drinking, and drug abuse.

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Hello Everyone,

The African-Latino Society and Spit That! cordially invite you to Soul and Sound, Monday, February 25, at 8:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites.

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We know that your income tax refund will be arriving shortly, and that it will be clamoring for attention: "Spend me, spend me!" Don't cave into its demands ... invite it to chill out for a few weeks while we tempt you with some incredible auction items!

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The Senior Class is proud to announce the 2008 Mr. Ithaca pageant to be held this Sunday, February 10, at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites. Cost is $3 at the door. Your votes will decide the winner!

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Don't Be Fooled by Email Scams

Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 02/06/2008 

ITS wants to remind all email users to NEVER respond to email messages requesting passwords or other personal information.

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The Campus Life Committee is seeking nominations from faculty, staff, and students for outstanding graduating seniors who would like to be considered for this honor.

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Thank you to all who donated blood yesterday! We were able to collect 119 regular donations and 28 double-red units for a total of 147 units.

These units will be in hospitals by Friday and will help up to 385 patients.

Faculty members: would you like IC students to be more passionate about current issues and/or participate in a D.C. internship related to their major or interests? Sign up now for a 10-minute class presentation to discuss the D.C. program.

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There has been a very successful ongoing speaker series at Longview, a retirement community located across and up the road from campus, since the facility's partnership with IC began in spring 1999.

There is currently a need for faculty/staff volunteers for these informal monthly talks. The topics can be academic in nature, or related to areas of personal interest. Poetry readings, slide shows, films, and music, dance and dramatic performances are also welcome. An appreciative audience is guaranteed!

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Are you taking a totally unique class?
Are you doing a killer internship, research, or class project?
Are you having a great experience in D.C., L.A., or abroad?
Are you involved in an interesting club or sport?

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What will you do after graduation? Hint: The DC Program may have the answer for you.

The Ithaca College Washington Semester Program is now accepting applications for the Summer and Fall 2008 semesters. Five informational sessions will be held.

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Asian. American. Awareness. Action.

Every year the East Coast Asian-American Student Union (ECAASU) holds a nationwide student conference promoting awareness and action in the lives of Asian Americans. We are fortunate this year to have the conference right next door at Cornell University! ECAASU will take place Friday, February 15, through Saturday, February 16.

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