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We have another week or more to go for class sign-ups at the Fitness Center. You can sign up and pay for the classes at the front desk.

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Emily Mason, assistant professor of music education, will receive the Outstanding Research Award for a Doctoral Dissertation from the Organization of American Kodaly Educators at their National Conference on March 13 in Washington, D.C.

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After serving since 2005 as dean of the Ithaca College School of Business, Susan West Engelkemeyer has accepted an offer to become dean of the Charlton College of Business at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.

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Eating Disorder Awareness Month

Contributed by Daniel Wald on 01/30/2009 

Eating Disorders Awareness Month 2009
Coordinated by the Health Promotion Committee

America the Beautiful
February 11, 2009, 7:00 p.m., Textor 102
Documentary Preview & Q&A by producer – Darryl Roberts
In almost 40,000 media messages a year, youthful Americas are being told that, unless you look like supermodels and rock stars, you’re not good enough for anyone to love. This is a message that too many people are buying.
Filmmaker Darryl Roberts goes on a two year journey to examine America’s new obsession; physical perfection. In America the Beautiful, we learn secrets, confessions, and strikingly harsh realities as Roberts unearths the origins and deadly risks of our nation’s quest for physical perfection.

The Body Project: Why the Obsession?
February 16, 2009, 7:00 p.m.,

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Join the French Club and experience French film, cuisine, culture, or just hang out and eat cheese!

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Monday February 2nd 7pm Williams 225!
SPEAKER: Heather Stone, MPH

I am the Program Manager for Cornell's Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors (BCERF). Our program is working on a project called The Estrogen Connection. With the help from Ithaca College students and professors we developed 3 short video clips demonstrating simple steps students can make to reduce their exposure to environmental estrogens in everyday products. Here are the links to the videos:

MAKE-UP: Breast Cancer and The Estrogen Connection

_PLASTICS: Breast Cancer and The Estrogen Connection

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I am pleased to announce the appointment of Erica Shockley as assistant director of the Office for New Student Programs. Erica has served Ithaca College in several capacities since 2003 as a residence director, then as the residence director in the first year residence hall before becoming an interim area coordinator in residential life.

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Please join us in the Handwerker Gallery at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 3, for "Pakistan Images: Everyday Life in a 'Most Dangerous Place,' " the first Tuesday Salon of the semester.

Our image of Pakistan is constructed by what we see in the news: pictures of screaming demonstrators. But there are few to no pictures of Pakistanis living their daily lives. Back from four weeks in three cities in Pakistan, Naeem Inayatullah, associate professor in the Department of Politics, would like to share images of daily life in Pakistan and hear your responses to these images and how the compare with your conceptions of Pakistan.

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Professor Tom Volman of Cornell's anthropology department will speak on his recent research at Peers Cave, South Africa.

This presentation is the February meeting of the Finger Lakes Chapter of the New York State Archaeological Association, which will take place on Tuesday, February 3, at 7:30 pm in CNS 208.

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The Art Club will be selling hand-made Valentines from February 10-12th!

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Stop by the Cerrache Center to make Valentines day cards on Sunday the 8th!

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The Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Hege, music director, and violinist Elmar Oliveira will present the second concert in the “Ensembles Great and Small” Ithaca College Concerts season. Oliveira will perform the Barber violin concerto, and the orchestra will offer Mendelssohn’s fourth symphony and Respighi’s “Roman Festivals.”

The concert takes place Monday, February 2, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall.

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The web marketing team will be attending an off-site retreat on the afternoon of Friday, January 30. Thus, if you would like your Intercom story to appear in Monday morning's e-mail roundup, you will need to submit your story no later than noon today.

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present The New York Times film critic A. O. Scott as part of this semester's Distinguished Visiting Writers series. He will give a lecture, entitled "Criticism as a Way of Life," at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 3, in Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 01/29/2009 

Quoted in the media: staff and faculty members John Henderson and Donald Beachler. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media

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On behalf of the search committee for the vice president for enrollment management, I am pleased to announce the visit of our next finalist.

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As a lead-in to the Climate Change "Teach-In," the film The 11th Hour will be shown on Wednesday, February 4, at 7:00 p.m. in the Clark Lounge of Campus Center. This event is free and open to the public.

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As a lead-in to the Climate Change "Teach-In," the ground-breaking film An Inconvenient Truth will be shown on Tuesday, February 3, at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 101. This event is free and open to the public.

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On Thursday, February 5, in the Emerson Suites of Campus Center, Ithaca College will host a daylong "Teach-In" on the political, social, environmental, and economic impacts of climate change.

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Karel A. Schat, Cornell University
"Bird Flu, Birds, and Us: Insights into the Spread of the Virus and Disease in Birds"

Thursday, February 5
4:00 p.m.
CNS 115

A reception will take place before the lecture, from 3:45 to 4:00 p.m. in the first-floor lobby. Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reduce, reuse, recycle

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