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Asma Barlas, professor of Politics and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, was invited to give a talk on her work on Muslim women on October 30th as part of the celebration of Islamic History Month in Canada.  The talk was organized by the Ottawa Muslim Women's Organization and held at the Public Library of Ottawa.

WICB-FM won a national award for Best Sports Play-By-Play from College Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI) at the National Student Media Convention in Louisville, KY on October 29. 

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Elisabeth Nonas recently visited Firaxis Games, makers of Sid Meier's Civilization series, and taught a workshop on writing dialogue. While there, she visited with designer/writer (and CPMA '06) alum Liam Collins, executive producer Barry Caudill, and spoke with other writers/designers.

Nonas is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Cinema, Photography and Media Arts.


November 2nd began our annual collection of non-perishable food items for the Thanksgiving holiday, with bins located at various locations around campus. PLEASE check expiration dates on food before donating.  Monetary donations are also welcome and may be mailed to Crystal Young, 200 Center for Public Safety (please make checks payable to Ithaca College).

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Make contacts for your internship or job search, learn about careers and meet other college students from across the Northeast during Road Trips to the Real World

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Patricia Zimmermann was the invited closing roundtable speaker at the Global Aesthetics: Intersecting Culture, Theory, Practice symposium at the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University, October 15-16, 2010.

Zimmermann's talk and summary of conference proceedings was entitled "Global Flows and Errant Turbulences in Arts and New Media Monsoons."

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I am happy to inform the campus community that Orlando-Marquez Kittrell has been appointed Director of the Office of State Grants (CSTEP and HEOP).  This assignment is effective November 1, 2010.  Prior to this appointment Orlando served in the capacity of Interim Director of the same area.  Please join me in congratulating Orlando and wishing him the best in his new expanded role.

Bashar Hanna
Associate Provost

This workshop will demonstrate ways for faculty and students to connect and collaborate when classes don’t meet face-to-face.  It will address questions such as: How can you make online teaching more personable? What techniques can bring students closer to the subject matter and to each other? How can online teaching technology support your unique teaching approach? Bring your questions and ideas.

Sponsored by the Faculty Development Committee, Center for Faculty Excellence and the Office of the Provost.

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Ithaca College will hold an educational forum on the highly complex and controversial issue of hydraulic fracturing (also known as "fracking") on Wednesday, November 3rd, starting at 6:30PM in the Emerson Suites in the Campus Center. Some geologists estimate that there is enough natural gas locked into dense rock deep beneath Pennsylvania and New York to meet our energy needs for many years. But freeing that natural gas requires a drilling and extraction process called hydraulic fracturing that uses large amounts of water mixed with chemicals that some fear could pollute water above and below ground and deplete aquifers. Come learn about the different perspectives and concerns involved in this issue.

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Project Look Sharp is IC's Media Literacy initiative under the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies. We host an average of 10 internships per semester and attract students from all majors!  View our diverse list of internships for Spring 2011 below. 

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Hop, skip, or flip your way over to the IC campus quad in front of the Campus Center from 12:00noon to 1:00PM on November 11 for a live performance by ICircus, freebies, and information about becoming a member of Ithaca Carshare.

Do you have parking or transportation troubles? We have our very own Ithaca Carshare vehicle - Egbert the Versa - located here on the Ithaca College campus. Egbert will be leaving his dedicated parking spot near the Park Center for Business for the afternoon and running away to the circus. Come join Egbert and ICircus, the campus circus troupe, for Cirque de Carshare. Find out how the Ithaca Carshare program works and learn about the membership discounts available for Ithaca College staff and students (18 years and older).

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Some days managing your work life, your home life and your personal life can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, Ithaca College recognizes these challenges. ICHR is prepared to share resources that are available to get you through the winding paths. It all comes together at the annual Employee Benefits and Work/Life Fair.

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On November 8, 2010, David Storch 75, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of AAR CORP., will be on campus to deliver the Distinguished Alumni Lecture in the School of Business. The lecture will take place at 6:00 p.m. in Room 111 of the Dorothy D. and Roy H. Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise. The topic of David’s talk is “Leading Through the Economic Cycles.” The Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series is sponsored by Tompkins Trust Company.

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The Sustainability Café on Monday, November 8 will feature Casey Mastro speaking on “Making a Difference Now: Employment in a Socially Conscious Market”. The Café will be held in the Center for Natural Sciences Room 112 from 4:00-5:00PM. This event is free and open to the public.

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We still have plenty of seats left on our annual holiday bus trip to to NYC....don't miss out!

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Neon Indian this FRIDAY!

Contributed by Heather Mueller on 11/01/2010 

This is Bureau of Concerts FIRST on campus concert of the year!! Neon Indian will play Friday, November 5, 7:00pm - 11:00pm in Emerson Suites!

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Stop by the Student Computer Repair Center for your last chance to enter and win an All-In-One HP Printer, Scanner, Fax, Copier! Only 2 printers left to give away!

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The deadline for getting the discounted price for Greek Peak has been extended until Friday morning!

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The Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts will present Jonathan M. Sherman’s play, “Women and Wallace.” This production will be directed by Emily Viterise ’11 as one of the department’s Senior Directing Projects.

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The African-Latino Society (ALS) hosts the following list of workshops and events. Please contact ALS with any questions or concerns via email at All events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited.


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