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October 27        

"Understanding the role of the period protein
homolog LIN-42 in C. elegans germline development"

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

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Interested in Jr. Research in Biology during Spring 2017?

  • Get your signed form in by 1:00 pm on Oct. 28.

See the link above for details.

Interested in 200- or 400-level research?

  • Talk to your potential research advisor directly, but it is not mandatory nor are signatures required.

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 Now is a perfect time to think about making a commitment to improve your public speaking and communication skills.

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The Office of International Programs and the IC International Club are very excited about the upcoming 2016 International Education Week (IEW) from October 31–November 4! This week-long international festival features a whole set of exciting events and we look forward to seeing you there!

We are currently accepting submissions for our annual International Photo Exhibition Contest. Bring us your best photos (they must be your own photos/photos you took yourself). This contest is open to both international and domestic students. Students can submit photos they took at home, in the U.S. or from any other study abroad experiences (if you did any).

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On Wednesday November 9, 7pm in Textor 102 on the Ithaca College Campus, the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, in collaboration with The School of Health Science and Human Performance, and the Roy H. Park School of Communications are proud to present… an evening with Scott Briscoe, featured Outdoorsman in the film “An American Ascent”.

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On October 19, Raza Rumi - scholar in residence at Honors Program - spoke at a conference on international rule of law and counterterrorism organized by Arizona State University and the New America Foundation in Washington D.C. He was part of a panel on local effects of U.S. counterrorism policies.

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Halloween Event!

Contributed by Stephanie Waite on 10/20/2016 

Carve out your past at Jack O' Lantern Jive with IC After Dark on Friday October 28th from 8-11 pm in IC Square! There will be pumpkin carving, mummy wraps and "donut on a stick" not to mention free food and live performances from DJ Washburn!

This nostalgic Halloween extravaganza will be sure to remind you of those fun Halloween parties of your childhood!

Join us on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 for the Annual Ithaca College Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair.

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EASDC Fall Social!

Contributed by Tati Herold on 10/20/2016 

The Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee is hosting our first social event on November 21 from 11- 1pm in Klingenstein Lounge.  Come get to know your Educational Affairs colleagues and have some fun raising money to support the Chapel Emergency Fund that provides funds, gas cards, and grocery cards to students, faculty and staff in need.

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Faculty and staff, you are invited to join your colleagues and join the conversation at the next Dollars and $ense meeting, which is scheduled on Monday, October 31 26th, at 9:00 a.m., in Emerson Suite A.

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At the next IC Diversity & Inclusion Discussion Circle, Dr. Sean Eversley-Bradwell will be leading a discussion on the first couple of chapters from the book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander. This book discusses the connections between race and mass incarceration in the United States.

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Alluvian, the environmental journal affiliated with the Environmental Studies and Sciences Department at Ithaca College, published its first online issue on Oct. 20th.  In this first issue --Nature and the City-- journalistic articles, art, creative nonfiction, science work, and fiction and poetry pieces explore the human/nature boundaries within urban and virtual space. The contributing undergraduates for the first issue are from all over --  Ithaca College, Virginia Tech, University of Washington–Seattle, and the University of London. Alluvian, while based in Ithaca, N.Y., prides itself in representing natural and environmental writing from undergraduate students everywhere.

Alluvian is currently accepting rolling submissions -- art, environmental non-fiction, poetry, and environmental science writing from passionate students.

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Thank You for a Successful POD!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 10/20/2016 

On Tuesday, October 18th Ithaca College hosted our annual Point of Dispensing (POD) for all faculty, staff, and students to receive a free flu vaccination. This year our POD staff vaccinated over 900 individuals! That’s 450 more than we have done in either of our two previous PODS.  

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It’s National Retirement Security Week. Watch what happens when Nick & Nina have lunch together.

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Dear campus community –

Prior to the start of the semester, a number of IC members felt it was important to bring the campus together to discuss the violence that occurred throughout the summer. The first event was a great success and those in attendance overwhelmingly indicated that they would like these conversations to continue.  Our next Campus Conversation will take place on November 2 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm in Emerson Suites.

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 SToPP 5k Walk/Run to end sexual assault on campus.

Ithaca College and Cornell University unite to sponsor the 2nd annual SToPP event. October 23, 2016, 12:30-4:30 pm, The Cornell Plantations.

Registration includes a 2016 SToPP t-shirt. Sign up as an individual, as a family, or recruit a team!

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Four senior BFA women in theatre arts: Eunice Akinola, Molly Makowiec, Jordan Pesci-Smith, and Brooke Shilling accompanied Associate Professor Kathleen Mulligan to the second annual Statera Conference for Women in Theatre in Denver, Colorado over fall break. 

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On Monday, October 24th, at 5:30 p.m. in Business 103, Joyce Coleman, Department of English, University of Oklahoma, will give a talk titled "'Withinne a Paved Parlour':  Criseyde and Domestic Reading in a City under Siege."  The phrase quoted in her title comes from the scene in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde (II.82) in which Pandarus encounters Criseyde and two other women listening to the story of the siege of Thebes being read aloud.

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Books Thru Bars has a book mailing coming up! We will read letter from prisoners, pick out, and package books. Join us at 10am – 1pm on Saturday October 22, 2016 in Taughannock Falls Room (on the 3rd floor of campus center, to the left of the SAC).

If you have never been to a book mailing before, this would be a great event to come to! We have many letters and free bagels for everyone! IC BTB is a community service organization that sends books to prisoners throughout NY state and the country. We want to promote literacy rights despite people’s circumstances. 

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