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Asma Barlas, director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity and professor of politics, gave a talk on "Women, Politics and Islam" at the invitation of the Muslim Students Association at Wesleyan University on Dec 3, 2010.


(published on behalf of Dean Tanya R. Saunders, Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies)

Nancy Cornwell, professor and chair of the Department of Television-Radio, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Broadcast Education Association (BEA). Cornwell will represent membership in District 1, which includes eight states within the Northeast.

The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is the professional association for professors, industry professionals and graduate students who are interested in teaching and research related to electronic media and multimedia enterprises.


An essay authored by Matt Fee, director of the Park Scholar Program and a lecturer in the Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts, has been published in the British Film Institute's book, The Sound of Musicals.

Fee's essay, " 'A Musical Dressed up in a Different Way' -- Urban Ireland and the Possible Spaces of John Carney's Once," explores how the Irish film Once manipulates the tropes of the musical genre in order to represent tensions surrounding contemporary Irish identity and its urban character.

Please pardon our appearance and our temporary relocation. 

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No Pressure Blood Pressure Today!

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 12/07/2010 

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure screening will be held today, Wednesday, December 8th, 2010. See the schedule below to know when to expect students in your building.

8:00-9:00: Center for Health Sciences, Smiddy Hall, Peggy Ryan Williams Center, Ceracche Center

9:00-10:00: Physical Plant, General Services, Public Safety

10:00-11:00: Hill Center, Gannett Center, Whalen Center

11:00-noon: Dillingham Center, Friends Hall, Job

Noon-1:00: Campus Center, Hammond Health Center, Fitness Center

1:00-2:00: Textor Hall, Muller Faculty Center, Bookstore, Williams Hall

2:00-3:00: Center for Natural Sciences, Park Hall, Administrative Annex

3:00-4:00: Towers, Terraces, Alumni Hall

No pressure!

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Wellness Clinic at 274-1301. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Before you head to Staples or the bookstore for new office supplies, check out OSCAR, a FREE resource for faculty, staff, and students.

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If you couldn't make it to the IC Environmental Society's Sustainable Gift Swap this Tuesday, head down to the Take It Or Leave It (TIOLI) Room in the basement of Clarke Hall... any gifts or clothes that were not swapped will be taken here.

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Make sure to check out this week’s exciting events!

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Mass for Solemnity

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 12/07/2010 

Muller Chapel

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Paula Vogels' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, "How I Learned to Drive," will be playing Dec. 8, 9, and 10 at 8pm in Dillingham Center. Tickets are $8-11 each and are available by calling the ticket office at (607) 274-3224 or (607) 273-4497.

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The Ithaca College Campus Choral Ensemble invites you to their 2nd Annual one-hour Fall concert program, December 9th at 7pm in Ford Hall. 

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Leigh Ann Vaughn, Associate Professor of Psychology, Kathryn Childs ('10), Claire Maschinski ('11), N. Paul Niño ('11), and Rachael Ellsworth ('11) have published an article titled, "Regulatory fit, processing fluency and narrative persuasion," in this month's issue of Social and Personality Psychology Compass.

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The Park School of Communications will host a variety of end-of-the-semester screenings, presentations, and exhibitions to showcase student work. All events are free an open to the public and take place in Park Hall Auditorium unless otherwise stated.

Thursday, December 9- Sunday, December 12
Photo Workshop Exhibition: This Changes Everything
Greenstar Warehouse at 700 W. Buffalo St., Ithaca
A reception will be held on Thursday, December 9 from 7-10 PM. Additional viewing hours will be held on Friday, December 10 from 12-8 PM, Saturday from 12-6 PM, and Sunday 12-5 PM.

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H. Larin, K. Buccieri, J. Wessel published in the Journal of the Scholarship on Teaching and Learning (JOSOTL), November 10(3): Students' perspectives on problem-based learning in a transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program.

Kudos to the School of Music's Assistant Professor of Voice, Dawn Pierce, for her continuous support of Ithaca College!

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Take a break from studying and come celebrate ALL the holidays of this time of year with de-stressing games, COOKIES, EGGNOG, and HOT CHOCOLATE on Tuesday, December 7th at 6pm in Clark Lounge!

Stay the whole time or just stop by. Let's just all eat lots of sugar, laugh, relax and wish everyone happy holidays and safe traveling!

This event is open to absolutely everyone- international or not!

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact IC International Club at We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible. 

“Shooting the Messenger/ اطلاق النار على صاحب رسالة” is a student documentary created by Katie Zimmerman, Kaitlyn Rich and Amy Born, featuring interviews with Iraqi translators and interpreters employed by the United States.

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Join Art Club as a member or an officer!

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Thank You, IC Peers Ambassadors!

Contributed by Bonny Griffith on 12/06/2010 

Last year, a dedicated group of student, staff, and faculty ambassadors made the Ithaca College experience come alive for over 4000 students who connected with us in IC Peers.

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 Ithaca College’s Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) and its partner Cinemapolis were recognized with a 2010 “Sign of Sustainability” from Sustainable Tompkins. Awarded annually to area individuals and organizations whose efforts have advanced community sustainability, the Sign of Sustainability recognizes FLEFF and Cinemapolis for hosting the world premiere of Canadian filmmaker Chanda Chevannes’s “Living Downstream

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