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Submitted on behalf of the Faculty/Staff Campaign Committee

All IC faculty and staff members are invited to join the Faculty/Staff Campaign Committee for a continental breakfast on Thursday, October 4, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Emerson Suites.

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Susan Swensen, associate professor of biology, and Marian Brown, special assistant to the provost, presented a series of ten posters, entitled "Exploring Positive Growth: The Sustainability Initiative at Ithaca College."

The conference, "Greening of the Campus VII," was held at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, earlier this month.

View the full report as a PDF at: http://www.ithaca.edu/biology/swensen_greeningabstract.pdf

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Career Services is pleased to announce that we have added Career Search, a powerful new research tool, to our iCareers site.

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Contributed on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, assistant provost and dean, Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies

The Office of International Programs cordially invites faculty applications for the fall 2008 or spring 2009 semester of the London Sabbatic Program. Applicants should be tenured and eligible for an approved and funded sabbatic from their school or division covering either the fall 2008 or spring 2009 semester.

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A sinkhole has developed in front of 125 Giles Street. The corrugated metal pipe that serves the storm drains has rusted out, and crews from the Department of Public Works (DPW) will replace the entire pipe.

PROJECT: City of Ithaca Construction Project
START DATE: Friday, September 28, 2007
LOCATION: 100 block of Giles Street

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Michael Smith, assistant professor of history and environmental studies, will lead a Tuesday Salon on global warming at 4:00 p.m., October 2 in the Handwerker Gallery.

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Homecoming Weekend, October 5-7

Contributed by Erica Toyama on 09/27/2007 

The whole campus is cordially invited to enjoy a weekend full of entertainment, athletics, and Ithaca College spirit during Homecoming 2007, October 5-7.

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The latest issue of Opportunity Knocks has a lot of information about jobs with approaching deadlines, new search tools and some great events. Don't miss out!

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Lisa Krauthamer, from Teach For America will visit campus on Tuesday, October 2.

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Large Coffee . . . $3.25

Rozatones Concert . . . $25

iPod Nano . . . $199

Career Coaching . . . $200/hour

Getting It All For Free? PRICELESS

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Career Services is pleased to announce upcoming job interview opportunities!

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Win a Mini Cooper!

Contributed by Deborah Mohlenhoff on 09/27/2007 

Help local people with cancer -- buy a raffle ticket for a chance to win a new Mini Cooper S.

You can see the car on campus all day Friday, October 5, on the academic quad.

Buy a ticket at www.ibca.net or 607-277-0960.

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The collaborative team that included Dr. Sam Flemister, Christopher Neville, M.S. in physical therapy, and Jeff Houck, Ph.D. in physical therapy, was awarded an Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) or R15 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effect of exercise on a specific tendon injury of the foot.

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A delegation from the African country of Namibia will be visiting Ithaca College to discuss the challenges they face with reproductive health and HIV/AIDS.

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Learn about the conflict in El Salvador through a first-hand account by novelist Horacio Castellanos Moya, a dissident Salvadoran writer who went into exile after receiving death threats for writing about the dangers of unchecked nationalism.

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Martha I. Dávila-García, Howard University
"Selective Control of Heart Functions"

Thursday, October 4
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

http://www.ithaca.edu/biology/seminar_oct4.pdf

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Assistant professor of chemistry Scott Ulrich presented at Colby College in Maine. The title of his presentation, "Chemical Inhibition of Bacteria Quorum Sensing," describes a novel approach to antibiotics that targets bacterial signaling pathways which control virulence, as opposed to bacteroicidal or bacteriostatic drugs.

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The chemistry department seminar series 2007 invites Chris Nomura, Tuesday, October 2, at 4:30 p.m. "Chemistry of Sustainability: Elements for Improved Biodegradable Plastics Production."

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It's blood donation time again, this Wednesday, October 3, from 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. This is our first blood drive of this semester -- let's make this one a great success!

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The students in the Styles of Acting class would like to invite you over to their house.

The House of Atreus, that is.

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