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Working outside the United States can be simple or more complicated than you imagined, depending on what you want to do or where in the world you want to go. This workshop will help you figure out how to job search and network internationally, relocate and adjust to new cultural norms, and offer best practices for launching an international career.

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Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help glucose get into the cells of our bodies. When you have diabetes, your body either doesn't make enough insulin or can't use its own insulin as well as it should. This causes sugar to build up in your blood.

Diabetes can cause serious health complications including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.

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Jill Mayer, PT, DPT, NCS and 7 graduate students of the Department of Physical Therapy are looking to identify individuals who have a diagnosis of cancer (any type) or are newly in remission who are interested in receiving an individualized home exercise program. Participants must also be currently going through active cancer treatment or less than 90 days post their final treatment.

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MakeMusic has introduced their Student & Teacher edition of Finale, the world's most popular music notation software at a reduced academic price.

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Jostens will be at the Campus Store during Family Weekend offering a sale on class rings.

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Climate Change Theatre Action

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 10/30/2015 

Friday, November 6, 5:00- 7:00 p.m.
Gannett Center, Second Floor

Facilitated by Saviana Condeescu (Theatre Arts) and Wade Pickren (Center for Faculty Excellence)

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Register now and save your spot to visit and network with employers from Maine to Virginia in January 2016!

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 Rodrigo Ugarte, Writing and Latin American Studies and 2013 graduate, published "Torture, Hunger, and Anti-Semitism in the Falklands War," in the blog "War is Boring." The article explores the treatment of Jewish conscripts during the 1981 Falklands/Malvinas War. 

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Proposals for ICC designations effective for Spring 2016 course offerings must be submitted to icc@ithaca.edu no later than November 15, 2015.

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This past summer, Chris Sperry and Cyndy Scheibe hosted a campus event for a small group of educators from upstate New York who had already completed the Project Look Sharp Summer Institute or the Facing History course to deepen their classroom application.  

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NCUR Is Coming. Be Ready!

Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 10/30/2015 

Interested in presenting your research at NCUR (the National Conference  on Undergraduate Research) this year? NCUR is the largest celebration of student scholarship in the world. Thousands of student scholars from across the United States and from many foreign countries will meet April 7-9, 2016 in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. Ithaca College will support around 40 students to present at NCUR.

To help you get going the College has scheduled two information sessions. Join us at whichever one is most convenient for you.

·         Monday, November 2nd at 4:00PM in Textor 101 

·         Tuesday November 3rd at 12:10 in Textor 102 

 

                                Register Here - NCUR

 

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Join us in Career Services on Tuesday November 10th from 3:00-5:00 p.m. to celebrate the successful launch of our new job & internship management tool. 

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Volunteer in Guatemala this Spring!

Contributed by Don Austin on 10/30/2015 

Are you interested in traveling to Guatemala this spring to engage in a meaningful service experience?

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The deadline for summer session 2016 undergraduate course proposals is November 1st.

If you'd like to propose a summer session undergraduate course, contact your department chair.

Questions? Visit the For Faculty site or contact Jen Wofford at jwofford@ithaca.edu.

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Service Saturdays will be happening very soon on November 7! We have an amazing group of local sites in Tompkins County that we’ll be volunteering with:

-       Cayuga Nature Center: Help clear hiking trails and clean grounds, while enjoying the fall weather at the same time!

-       South Hill Elementary School: Help rake leaves and clean up debris on the school’s grounds!

-       Tompkins County Public Library: Help clean up the library’s flower garden and plant tulip bulbs!

-       Salvation Army: Help prepare and serve meals to local residents in need!

-       Math Education Day with Family Math Program: Help the Family Math Program at this on-campus event in exposing youths to interactive, fun ways to learn mathematics!

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  We want to hear from you! Complete our Satisfaction Survey by November 4th and enter to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ICIC 12000 Insight—Combining expertise. How can we combine insights from disciplinary experts to address complex issues? Guest experts from a variety of disciplines will discuss how researchers and practitioners in each of their disciplines would address a common issue. Techniques are introduced to combine their insights and lead to deeper understanding and more powerful solutions. Pass/Fail. 1 credit. No prerequisites. LA.

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Asian Americans and Mental Health

Contributed by Sara Kim on 10/30/2015 

Canadian courts found Jennifer Pan guilty of first-degree and attempted murder last month for her involvement in the home invasion of 2010 that killed her mother and wounded her father. Pan was sentenced to life in prison with no parole for 25 years for first-degree murder and life in prison for attempted murder. The reasons behind Pan's plot against her parents raises awareness to the pressures of society and the high expectations of Asian Americans. 

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As the founder of the renowned nature awareness program Primitive Pursuits, Dave Hall has been practicing survival skills for more than twenty years and has amassed a comprehensive understanding of winter survival. By refining these skills, Dave has reached a point of understanding that is without peer. Through detailed explanations, illustrations, and personal anecdotes, Winter in the Wilderness imparts Dave's knowledge to readers, who will learn to meet their most basic needs: making fire, creating shelter, obtaining safe drinking water, navigating terrain, and procuring sustenance. 

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The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Latin American Studies Program at Ithaca College are co-sponsoring a free screening of the film "Polvo" (Guatemala, 2012) on Tuesday Nov. 3rd at 4pm in Friends 308. This film is part of the LAS series on Central America. Feel free to join us and please spread the word.

Synopsis: "Juan is obsessed by the death of his father, who was “disappeared” by the Guatemalan military during the country’s civil war. He knows who his father’s informant was, and engages in petty acts of revenge against this man. When a filmmaker arrives in the village to make a documentary about the search for remains of the disappeared, Juan and his mother Delfina are given a chance at achieving some sort of resolution, in this sometimes painful, yet tender testament to the act of not forgetting." (from http://www.ttfilmfestival.com/film-synopsis/dust-2/)

And you may watch the trailer of "Polvo" here: vimeo.com/85783977

 

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