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Bravo to Dining Services for phasing out petroleum-based plastics in its retail operations and integrating compostable serviceware into the Food Court and La Vincita in the Campus Center. Some of the packaged prepared-food products in the Smart Market (e.g. fruit and yogurt parfaits, and clear soda cups) have been made of compostable bioplastics for some time now, but now, in these areas, you'll only find compostable corn-based plastic cold cups and potato starch-based eating utensils, and biodegradable paper plates, napkins and hot cups.

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Are you planning to be in the Washington, D.C. area on October 21? If so, please join a group of Ithaca College alumni, parents, and friends at the home of Steve '66, M.S. '69 and Irene '68, M.S. '70 White for a sampling of premium wines from the Finger Lakes.

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4th Annual HabiDash 5K

Contributed by Jenny Pickett on 10/02/2007 

4th Annual HabiDash 5K
Sunday, October 14, 2007

Come support Habitat for Humanity while competing to win prizes!

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October is also Careers in Student Affairs month! Have you ever wondered what some of the student affairs staff do, or how they got into their career path? If so, the Careers in Student Affairs panel on October 11 is perfect for you!

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Public Safety Alert

Contributed by David Maley on 10/02/2007 

A resident of Ithaca College's Circle Apartments (Building 8) reported an amount of money taken from the resident's bedroom sometime between 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, and 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 30. The resident reported the room door was locked at the time of the theft. There was no indication of forced entry.

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The 26th Northeast Conference On Andean Archeology and Ethnohistory will take place on October 13-14, 2007 in Williams Hall 225.

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WICB's coverage of Bombers football begins Saturday at 12:30 p.m. with Countdown to Kickoff, including segments with head coach Mike Welch, Kyle Crandall, and Alex Baez.

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October Is GLBT History Month

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 10/02/2007 

October is GLBT History Month, and throughout the month a video highlighting a different historical figure each day will be available from a special section of the LGBT Center website at GLBT History Month Featured Videos. A new video will be available at the URL each day during the month of October.

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Interestested in doing research in the Biology Department during the spring semester? If so, this is for you.


Mandatory Informational Meeting with Faculty
Thursday, October 11
CNS 1st Floor Foyer
4:00 PM

Descriptions of projects are available at:
http://www.ithaca.edu/hs/depts/biology/studentresearch/researchprojects/


All students must apply for BIOL-30200 by 1:00 p.m., November 1. The form is available at the site above.

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If your schedule does not permit you to attend this meeting, you must meet with the faculty members individually, and submit a signed application.

Ithaca College's fifth annual Veterans Day celebration will be on Thursday, November 8, at noon in Emerson Suites. The event will last 50 minutes.

The keynote speaker will be the Rev. James Henery, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Ithaca and a Vietnam veteran. Music will be provided by IC VoICes, conducted by asistant professor Susan Avery and the Ithaca College Brass Choir, conducted by Keith Kaiser. The CU/IC ROTC will present the colors.

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Wee Eng Hoe, a Fulbright Scholar from Malaysia, is on campus to collaborate on a research project with Raj Subramaniam, associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, School of Health Sciences and Human Performance.

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"Where there’s a wheel there’s a way." Join us as we celebrate Disability Awareness Month, October 2007. We start off with a great comedian, Jeff Charlebois, on October 4 at 8:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites.

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Brazilian pianist Jairo Geronymo, a faculty member in the School of Music, will present an evening of chamber music from his homeland on Sunday, October 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.

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Fall Choral Collage

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 10/02/2007 

A sure sign of fall, the Ithaca College Choral Collage will take place on Sunday, October 7, at 3:00 p.m. in Ford Hall.

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Tales of a Dalai Lama

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 10/02/2007 

Michael Faber, IC's Jewish chaplin, will present a reading, Tales of a Dalai Lama, on Tuesday, October 2, at 8:00 p.m. in the Cayuga Lake Room of the Campus Center.

The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce the first reading of its fall 2007 Thursdays at the Handwerker series on October 4 at 6:30 p.m. The reading, themed "Just Getting Started," will feature Professor Tom Kerr of the Department of Writing and senior Nethra Samarawickrema of the Department of Politics.

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Contributed on behalf of David E. Newman, MD, Director of Health Services

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Former Ithaca City Council member Roey Thorpe, who has worked on behalf of civil rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans for the past 20 years, will serve as this year's National Coming Out Day speaker. Thorpe's talk will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall.

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Women's Studies presents Running in High Heels
Wednesday, October 3 in Emerson Suites B
7:00 p.m. film screening
Open mic discussion and refreshments to follow.

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Open sessions for candidates for the position of director for academic enrichment services.

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