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Zillah Eisenstein, Professor of Politics, delivered lectures via Skype at the W.E.B. Dubois Centre, the Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA) at the University of Ghana, Legon, and the U.S. Embassy, Accra, Ghana during the week of March 15th. She was to have presented in Accra but her planes were cancelled due to storms at JFK on Sunday and Monday, March 13-14.

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Alicia Skaly, Ithaca College's TIAA-CREF Individual Client Services Consultant, comes to campus twice a month to provide personalized advice and planning services to help you in pursuing your retirement goals.   The dates she will be on campus in April, May and June have been determined.

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Ms. FRIDA BERRIGAN, peace activist, expert on nuclear, arms trade and human rights issues, will speak at IC campus WEDNESDAY MARCH 31, 4:00-5:30pm, WILLIAMS 225.

Her talk will center on the inherent dangers of nuclear fuel cycle on the health, environment and economies of all peoples, and in particular the historical impact of uranium mining and nuclear waste dumps on native communities, who bear a disproportionate burden of risk from the nuclear fuel cycle. The event is part of a 700-mile Walk for a Nuclear-Free Future from Western NY to New York City to call attention to the 2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference at UN in May 2010.  This will be a good opportunity to learn and bring awareness to a topic that is not much discussed in academic, media or policy circles.

sponsored by: Politics, Sociology, Anthropology Depts., Park Center for Independent Media, Diversity Awareness Committee

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The eight annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 23. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please visit www.icalumni.net/rainbow_reception_2010 to register.

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We are on the verge of completing our third consecutive 17-week series here at Ithaca College. Since April 2009, twelve members have achieved their individual goal weights, seven of whom are now Lifetime members. Our group as a whole has dropped a total of 449.3 pounds during the current series and a whopping 1620.8 pounds since starting the campus program in April. It can be done--join us to find out how!

Register now for a continuing 17-week series, scheduled to begin Tuesday, April 20, 2010.

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On Thursday, April 1, the Department of Public Works will begin cleaning streets in the South Hill area, weather permitting. The city has asked the college to remind students who park on South Hill streets that they should watch for posted signs and check on their cars daily.

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 For the second year consecutive year, Ithaca College’s MBA Program is one of 15 graduate business programs named to The Princeton Review’s 2nd annual “Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools” list in the Operations category.  The list appears in the April 2010 issue of Entrepreneur, the nation’s leading publication for and about entrepreneurs. The lists are also posted at www.entrepreneur.com/topcolleges and http://www.princetonreview.com/studentopinionhonors.aspx.

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Michelle Dziejman, University of Rochester
"Vibrio cholerae: How Genomics Told us There's More to Learn"

Thursday, March 25
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are invited to attend the department's seminars. A reception will take place before the presentation, from 3:45 to 4:00 p.m. in the first-floor lobby.

Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reduce, reuse, recycle.

Reminder: the deadline for Faculty Excellence Award nominations with supporting materials is Friday, March 26. 

Nomination forms are available in your dean's office and on the Center for Faculty Excellence website at www.ithaca.edu/cfe.  Contact Scott Erickson, Chair, Faculty Development Committee, at gerickson@ithaca.edu with any questions. 

Friday, March 26
3:00 p.m., CNS 112

"Developing a Time-Resolved Loss-of-Function Approach for Analysis of Neural Development in Zebrafish"
 

Monday, March 29
4:00 p.m., CNS 112 

 "Patterning and death, making sense of midbrain development"
 

All are cordially invited to attend.
Refreshments beforehand* (3:45-4:00pm) in first floor lobby.

*Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages.
Reuse, reduce, recycle!

 

REMINDER:  The deadline is 1:00 on Friday, April 2.

Project descriptions are available on the web: http://departments.ithaca.edu/biology/studentresearch/researchprojects/.

  • All students must apply for BIOL-30200 by filling out the form. (PDF)
     
  • To register, you must meet with the faculty member individually, and submit a signed application.

Submitted on behalf of Mark Coldren, AVP for Human Resources

Many individuals around campus are starting to receive a message from the "Great Colleges to Work For" group.  The message would come with the following:

Subject:  The Chronicle Great Colleges to Work For 2010 Faculty and Staff Survey Invitation

From:  Great Colleges

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Reminder: the deadline for Faculty Excellence Award nominations with supporting materials is Friday, March 26. 

 

 

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Math Ice Cream Social
Tuesday March 30 at 5:30pm
2nd Floor Lobby of Williams Hall
All interested students are invited!

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Many people agree that flowers are one of the most important elements in your event design.  From big parties to small get-togethers, flowers can bring that added touch to any setting.  If you are planning to hire a florist for your event, discuss what you want to achieve with your flowers.  Many people do not know what they require and will be left with disappointing flowers.  Lots of hosts or organizers hire florists that can turn out to be a disappointing investment.  If you follow the 5 rules laid out below, you will invest in a good florist that knows exactly what you like and can use flowers to reinforce the mood you must create.

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IC Sex Behind Closed Doors

Contributed by Heather Mueller on 03/22/2010 

Tuesday March 23, 2010 from 7-9PM in the Campus Center Klingenstein Lounge is IC Sex Behind Closed Doors - Discussions that everyone needs to be a part of. 

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 * Saturday, April 10, 2010

 * 7:00 p.m. in the Ben Light Gymnasium

Come watch as professors show off dance moves they've been practicing for 10 weeks! They have been paired with "professionals" from the IC Ballroom Dance Team. An overall winner will be named at the end of the night.

Guest performances by student groups from Ithaca College and Cornell. 

Suggested $3 donation. For every $1 you donate, you receive a ballot to vote for your favorite professor/student dance couple!

 

 

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Thursday, March  25; "U.S.ian Cultures of Human Sacrifice or Everyday is the Fourth of July in Arizona"; Alan Gomez; Assistant Professor, School of Social Justice and Inquiry at Arizona State University.

7:00pm in the Klingenstein Lounge. Light refreshments will be served.

 

This event is free and open to the public.

  

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity at 607.274.1056. We ask that requests for accommodation be made as soon as possible.

Posted on behalf of Dean Tanya Saunders, Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies.


Asma Barlas, professor of Politics and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, participated in a two-day workshop on women in Muslim majority and minority countries at the Rockefeller Center in Bellagio, Italy, on March 13-14, at the invitation of the Italian Social Sciences Council and Ethnobarometer.  There were a total of 17 participants, of which two were from the U.S.

The Student Athlete Advisory Committee will be hosting “Mark Madness”, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament for all Ithaca College students, on Saturday, March 27th at 1 p.m. This tournament is being held in memory of former Athletic Trainer Mark Alderman.  All proceeds will be donated to the Mark Alderman Fund.

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