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Student organizations may register with Ithaca College through the Center for Student Leadership & Involvement. Organizations must register annually to formally operate during the academic year.

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Ari Kissiloff, assistant professor in the Department of Strategic Communication, serves as director of new media for the New York State Communication Association. As part of his duties, he has recently designed and created the organization's new website.

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of cinema, photography and media arts, has recently collaborated with photographer Michael Kienitz on a just-published book, Small Arms: Children of Conflict.

Zimmermann wrote the introductory essay, "Cartographies of Impossible and Possible Worlds," for this book of Kienitz' photography of children in the midst of conflicts and war zones in the Middle East, Central America, Northern Ireland, and the United States.

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What do a 14-year-old boy, a gas-soaked bathrobe and a strike-anywhere match have in common?

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Associate professor Mara Alper will have her documentary, Forgiveness, screened in Edinburgh, Scotland, by the Safeguarding Communities/Reducing Offenders Program (SACRO). The film was acquired for use in community conflict resolution, mediation, and restorative justice programs.

Forgiveness is a documentary that explores the possibility for profound healing through four powerful stories: from a prisoner, a recovering alcoholic, a grieving mother, and a renowned world leader: Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

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It's not too late to sign up for a voluntary meal plan; rates are prorated to when the meal plan begins.

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Assistant professor Stephen Sweet's and Karen Grace-Martin's book, Data Analysis with SPSS: A First Course in Applied Statistics (3rd edition), has been accepted for publication with Allyn & Bacon.

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Assistant professor of sociology Stephen Sweet and Joshua Mumm '07, along with co-authors Judi Casey (Sloan Work and Family Research Network) and Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes (Boston College), have had an article accepted for publication in the Teaching Sociology journal.

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Do You Want To Win an iPod Touch?

Contributed by Lynne Pierce on 09/24/2007 

Are you a member of the class of 2011? Then join Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) at SPIRIT NIGHT 2011, where you will learn the Ithaca College alma mater and fight song, hear the Ithaca College story, and officially add your name to your class banner.

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Darius J. Conger, assistant professor of economics, was this summer one of 35 economists nationwide selected to participate in the Teaching Innovations Program, jointly sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the American Economic Association and held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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The Offices of Academic Enrichment Services, Career Services, and Multicultural Affairs invite the campus community to come celebrate the academic performance of ALANA and HEOP students during the annual Academic Achievement Awards Banquet.

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The college water fountain, located between Dillingham and Job Halls, will be turned off and drained this week and will remain off through at least the remainder of the 2007-08 academic year.

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Faculty and staff members, please join us for the Office of Career Services' ninth annual Graduate and Professional School Fair on Tuesday, October 2, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites, North Foyer, and the Campus Center Lobby.

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Apple Fest Celebration - Thursday

Contributed by Julie Whitten on 09/24/2007 

Hungry for apples? We are too!

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Award-winning essayist and novelist Scott Russell Sanders will give two public presentations at Ithaca College as part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series, hosted by the Department of Writing. Sanders will deliver a lecture, titled "Honoring the Ordinary," on Tuesday, September 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall. On Thursday, September 27, he will give a reading from his works at 7:30 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall. Both events are free and open to the public.

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The Bookstore's online textbook adoption system will be available on Friday, September 28, for the spring 2008 semester. The online textbook adoption window will be open from September 28 through October 30.
Online Textbook Adoption System

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Join us for the Career Services' 9th Annual Graduate and Professional School Fair on Tuesday, October 2nd from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. There will be over 130 schools in attendance with representatives from various graduate and professional programs who want to talk with you!

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A project headed by physics department chair Bruce Thompson and Peter Wrege, senior research associate at Cornell's Laboratory of Ornithology, to monitor elephant behavior in response to seismic exploration activities using a combined acoustic and seismic method was funded in December 2006. Professor Thompson and IC student Nik Batruch '08 traveled with Wrege to Gabon in March 2007 and installed listening units at ten sites.

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Hold off on getting that haircut just a little bit longer!

For the fifth year in a row, Hillel will have professional barbers on campus to cut your hair on Monday, November 5, in the North Foyer of Campus Center.

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Noted environmental author and social critic Bill McKibben will speak on "Building the Climate Movement" on Wednesday, September 26, at 7:00 p.m. This event will take place in David Call Auditorium in Kennedy Hall at Cornell University.

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