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In the last 15 months there has been an increased incidence of syphilis identified in Tompkins County, including on the Cornell campus. A number of cases have involved men who have had multiple sexual partners, both male and female. To date, there have been no cases identified within the Ithaca College community.

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Rick Frishman '76, founder of Planned Television Arts (a national book publicity company) and best-selling author, will give others advice in a session entitled "How to Get Published in America."

Frishman's talk will be at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in Emerson Suites. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Crime Prevention Information

Contributed by Robert Holt on 04/04/2008 

Since March 25, 2008, several "strong arm" robberies in the Collegetown area have been reported to the Ithaca Police Department. The site of these robberies have been in the area adjacent to the west side of the Cornell University campus on East Hill.

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The ninth cohort of LeaderShip participants completed the year-long program with a celebration on April 2, 2008. The select group of 23 engaged in 14 learning workshops designed to build leadership capacities in an ever-changing work world.

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Christiane Amanpour, CNN international correspondent, and James Rubin, former assistant U.S. secretary of state, will speak at Ithaca College on Wednesday, April 9.

James Rubin and Christiane Amanpour
April 9, 2008
7:30 p.m., Ben Light Gymnasium, Hill Center

The Park Distinguished Visitor Series is made possible through the generosity of the Park Foundation. Past visitors have included journalist Bill Moyers, filmmaker Ken Burns, author and political satirist P. J. O'Rourke, president and CEO of the Public Broadcasting Service Pat Mitchell, and Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist Clarence Page.

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IC After Dark Applications

Contributed by Lindsey Stafford on 04/04/2008 

Interested in becoming a part of one of the leading campus clubs? Well, look no further.

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"Bringing New Orleans to IC"

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Did you miss the application deadline for the Central New York Communications Consortium? If so, Career Services is pleased to announce that you have a second chance.

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Campus emergency preparedness and strategies will be the focus of a Campus-Community Coalition (CCC) meeting on Wednesday, April 9, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Africana Studies and Research Center, 310 Triphammer Road, Ithaca.

This public forum -- "Post-Virginia Tech: Update on Local Campus Preparedness" -- will review emergency response measures that were launched before, or initiated in response to, last April's tragedy at Virginia Tech.

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April 8, 8:00 p.m., Park Auditorium

One night…four close friends…alcohol…flirtation…and a conflicting story. Find out what happens when one friend accuses another friend of raping her. Who is telling the truth? This situation will be portrayed in PlayRights—“One Night”, an interactive play about acquaintance rape.

"A powerful, eye-opening performance!"
"A terrific performance. You gave a lasting impression that will carry beyond this room"

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Marty Condon, Dean C. Adams, Darrin Bann ('06), Kacie Flaherty, John Gammons, Jessica Johnson, Matthew L. Lewis, Sara Marsteller, Sonja J. Scheffer, Francisco Serna, and Susan Swensen. 2008. "Uncovering Tropical Diversity: Six Sympatric Cryptic Species of Blepharoneura (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Flowers of Gurania spinulosa (Cucurbitaceae) in Eastern Ecuador. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 93: 779-797.

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Three members of the Department of Art History recently published papers in journals or anthologies.

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, assistant provost and dean of interdisciplinary and international studies.

Asma Barlas, professor of politics and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, has arrived in the Netherlands and begun her three-month appointment to the Spinoza Chair at the University of Amsterdam.

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To augment Carl Sgrecci's earlier fiscal year-end procedures memo from March 31, Information Technology Services asks that you also keep the following guidelines in mind as you plan your end of year/start of next fiscal year computer-related purchases and activities.

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How-To: Kick Some Butt!

Contributed by Tiffany Cheng on 04/03/2008 

FIIIIIGHT!

Learn how to kick some butt! Members of the Asian Culture Club will teach campus students how to defend themselves through the art of self defense and tae kwon do!

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Matzah Ball!

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 04/03/2008 

Hillel's First annual Semi-Formal Matzah Ball

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Passover

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 04/03/2008 

Passover begins Saturday evening April 19th at sundown and lasts through sunset Sunday, April 27.

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Yossi and Jagger

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Volunteers and Performers needed

Contributed by Terry Martinez on 04/03/2008 

The Beverly J. Martin Elementary School will be hosting a "multicultural dinner" on Saturday, April 26. Organizers are looking for students to perform and assist with the event.

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The Washington Internship Program - a combination of work and study - places college students and graduates in top-level internships in our nation's capital.

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