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Robin Davis, Assistant Director for Benefits and Work/Life in the Office of Human Resources, recently attained designation of WLCP, awarded by WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals.  WorldatWork (www.worldatwork.org) is a global human resources association focused on compensation, benefits, work-life and integrated total rewards to attract, motivate and retain a talented workforce.  This signifies that Robin, having passed all of the rigorous examinations, has demonstrated mastery of the body of knowledge in the field. 

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MAY SESSION (May 17-28, 2010) 

ANTH  29008

Anthropology through Film

 Course Description and Objectives:

 The online course will be an overview of the relationship between cultural anthropology and film. We will watch a variety of films by ethnographic filmmakers and anthropologists, as well as “Hollywood” style documentary films that cover cultural representations and viewpoints to discuss how these two genres inform, converge and diverge from the groups represented. Discussion and critical analysis of the readings and films are an integral part of the course.   This class will also address (a) what films show (and do not show); (b) how Western culture uses images of non-Western peoples; and (c) how non-Western peoples use images of themselves.&

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Seniors Nick Santos and Heather Newberger's film "Kiddo" screened at the Indie Spirit Film Festival in Colorado on April 24, 2010.  "Kiddo" won the award for Best Student Film.

Written by Santos, “Kiddo” is the story of a twelve-year-old boy who is dealing with the conflict between the innocence of childhood and the tribulations of growing up.  The Indie Spirit Film Festival is an annual event for filmmakers (professionals and students) and film lovers alike, with a superb program of feature films, shorts, docs, animation, and many other films from around the world.

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Jungle’s Edge, a documentary Gossa Tsegaye, assistant professor in the Department of Television-Radio, has been accepted into the 2010 Theodore Case Film Festival. The film is about daily life in the Jungle, the wooded area near Ithaca's Inlet that for decades has served as a home for the homeless.

The festival’s mission is to further the creative legacy of Theodore Case and the Case Research Laboratory by promoting the film and video arts in Central New York. Tsegaye’s documentary will be screened at the Auburn Public Theater on June 5, 2010.

 

Marlena Grzaslewicz, Pendleton Endowed Chair and Assistant Professor in the Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts, worked on the upcoming PBS special, Into the Deep: America, Whaling & The World. The film, part of the American Experience series, will air on Monday, May 10 at 9 p.m.

Into the Deep was written and directed by Ric Burns. In March, Grzaslewicz invited Burns and three other collaborators who worked on Into the Deep to Ithaca for a seminar that focused on the interconnectedness of image, music, and sound in the filmmaking process. Grzaslewicz served as dialogue editor for the film.

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Zgress won the battle of the bands! Come see them open at 2!

BOC went over the top for this one. Get psyched.

info @ ithaca.edu/boc

 

 

**Please don't bring bags**

 

 

See the Recreational Sports website for all of the hours until summer hours begin.

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“NewsWatch16” was named the National Winner for "Best All-Around Television Newscast" in the 2009 Mark of Excellence Awards, sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).

"NewsWatch 16" recently won the “Best Newscast” award in SPJ’s Regional 1 competition. Each regional winner advances to the national competition. National Mark of Excellence Award judges choose one national winner in each category and two national finalists (runners-up).

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The USPS notified Mail Services that the specific zip plus four for Ithaca College is 14850-7002.

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Need a stress reliever during finals week?
Interested in growing your own food?
Fascinated by fungi?
Love to drill, hammer, and work outdoors?
Looking for a unique research opportunity?

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Studying for finals in biology, calculus, chemistry, economics, Spanish, or statistics?

Peer tutors will be in 110 Towers Concourse ready to help you on
Sunday, May 9 from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

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 Friday May 7 at noon, Phillips Room, Muller Chapel 

All levels of Hebrew are welcome!

 

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Submitted on behalf of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity

Please join us in welcoming Gustavo Licón as the new Assistant Professor for Latino/a Studies in the CSCRE at Ithaca College. Dr. Licón will begin his duties on August 15th, 2010.

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The Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is proud to announce that one of its alumni, Kaitlyn Alcorn (`07), was recently awarded the Marjorie Schock Phi Kappa Phi National Fellowship. This $5,000 fellowship recognizes students with outstanding academic and extracurricular performance as they enter their first year of full-time graduate or professional study. As the nominee representing Ithaca College, Kaitlyn competed with top students across the United States.

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Congratulations to Tom Brown, Hannah Lloyd and Clare Orenstein, winners of our April drawing for the Career Services "Refer a Friend" program.  They are the lucky recipients of iTunes gift cards!

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The Academic Procession

Contributed by Brian McAree on 05/06/2010 

As we prepare for our 115th Commencement on Sunday, May 23, 2010, I would like to provide you with some information regarding the academic procession. The procession will form at 8:30 a.m. outside in the academic quad if it’s nice weather, or inside the enclosed walkway beginning at Job Hall and extending through the Campus Center if it is raining. Please see below for information on forming the academic procession if Commencement is indoors. The academic procession will begin at 9:00 a.m. and the Commencement ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. All guests will be encouraged to be seated by 8:45 a.m.

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An accomplished quilter. A long-distance bicycling enthusiast. A trained doula—a layperson who supports a mother throughout childbirth. A team of volunteers in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.

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A service learning grant through the Foundation for Long Term Care enabled the Gerontology Institute to embrace the College’s (IC)² philosophy in a successful collaboration between schools and the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies. Over the course of two years, more than 225 students and 9 faculty members from six departments created and participated in activities that benefited older adults throughout the community.

 

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Fulbright Scholar.....

Contributed by Shyrlee A. Hammond on 05/06/2010 

CONGRATULATIONS!

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Amanullah De Sondy, Assistant Professor of World Religions, took his South Asian Religions: Gender, Sexuality and the Body class to Cornell University on Wednesday 5th May to hear a public presentation by Professor Iftikhar Dadi, Assistant Professor in the Department of History of Art & Visual Studies, as he launched his new book on ‘Modernisms and the Art of Muslim South Asia’ and a private gathering with Sorayya Khan to discuss her recently published novel, ‘Five Queen’s Road’.

 

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