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Madeline Smith (Computer Science, class of 2010) has been selected as a finalist for Google's prestigious 2010 US Anita Borg scholarship.  Candidates for this award are selected based on the strength of their academic background and their demonstrated leadership.  Madeline has been invited to attend  the annual scholar's retreat at the Google offices in Mountain View, California.

To augment Carl Sgrecci’s Fiscal Year-End memo, Information Technology Services asks that you also keep the following guidelines in mind as you plan your end of year / start of next fiscal year computer-related purchases and activities.

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ITS is currently planning for software upgrades in ITS-managed computer labs for the 2010-11 academic year.

If you need specific software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify Lisa Efing, ITS Student Employee and Computer Lab Coordinator, no later than Tuesday, June 1, 2010.

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Luke Keller, associate professor of physics, has been awarded four nights on the European Southern Observatory "Very Large Telescope" (VLT), located on a high mountain in northern Chile.

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Students and faculty from the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology presented at the national conference of the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences (AABSS) February 4-6, 2010 in Las Vegas, NV.

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ITS is currently planning for software upgrades in ITS-managed eClassrooms for the 2010-11 academic year.

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 Award-winning filmmaker and best-selling author John de Graaf will give two presentations at 12:10 and 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 15. Both talks are free and open to the public.

  John's talks will be of interest to anyone who is concerned about sustainability, the environment, time poverty, health, the economy, and personal well-being -- and how all these topics are connected.

 

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Department of Art History faculty member Jennifer Jolly has been awarded a Fulbright Garcia-Robles fellowship for the coming year to carry out sabbatical research in Morelia, Mexico (in affiliation with the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo) on the topic, "Lazaro Cardenas and the Cultural Revitalization of Michoacan, Mexico, 1930-1940."

I am announcing the November retirement of a wonderful colleague and longtime administrator, Paul Hamill.

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Join us TONIGHT, Wednesday, April 14th in IC Square for a night of stand up comedy with comic Kumail Nanjiani!

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FREE Candy Sushi Friday @ The Pub!

Contributed by Davin Huang on 04/14/2010 

It's almost here!  The event of the year! A night of great fun, entertainment, performances, activities, and craziness. 

Friday April 16th @ 7pm @ IC Square 

Performances start at 7:30pm 

FREE ADMISSION!

Performances by Yamatai (Taiko Drumming), FantAsia (singers), Teszia (Belly dancers), Cornell Hawaiian Club, Cornell Lion Dance, Seishi Juku (karate kids!) and more! 

Activities from a tea ceremony to calligraphy to CANDY SUSHI MAKING and much much more!

Raffle prizes include Asian Ithaca is Gorges t-shirts and baskets of Asian snacks.

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Honors Program student and French major Natalie Buchinski ('12) has recently been awarded a Killam Fellowship to study French literature and religion at the University of Ottawa, Canada.

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2010: Montana, 2011: Ithaca!

Contributed by Charleen Heidt on 04/14/2010 

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)* will be hosted by Ithaca College from March 31 - April 2, 2011.

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Visit IC After Dark's YouTube channel now to enter our contest for our Forever Young Event coming up on April 23rd! 

 

 

 

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Israel Independence Day

Contributed by Rachel Berger on 04/13/2010 

Yom Ha'atzmaut: Come celebrate Israel's 62nd birthday with IC Hillel and the Student Alliance for Israel! Here are just a few reasons why you don't want to miss one of Ithaca's coolest, fun, and celebratory events of the year... Bobby K's Obstacle Course Adrenaline Rush, FREE FOOD Tie-Dye and great arts and crafts and A GREAT CONCERT featuring ZGRESS and CAUTION CHILDREN and more. Join us on Monday, April 19, 2010 from 3-7pm in the Fitness Center Quad.

Patients of OB/GYN Associates of Ithaca may have recently received a letter from Aetna indicating that the group was no longer participating in the Aetna network of providers. The letters were sent in error. Retraction letters will be mailed shortly.

Aetna apologizes for any apprehension the letter may have caused. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Cheryl Freer, Director of Employee Benefits & Work/Life at 274-3188.

 

 The Ithaca College Board of Student Publications has selected Libby Sile ’11 to serve as the 2010–11 editor in chief of The Ithacan. The board met Tuesday night and conducted the candidate interview with Sile, who is currently studying in Dublin, via Skype.

 Sile, a Park Scholar, is a junior with a double major in journalism and politics. She has worked as an Ithacan reporter, assistant news editor, news editor and opinion editor. In addition, she has interned at the Hartford (Conn.) Courant and the Ithaca Journal, and has been awarded a prestigious American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) internship for summer 2010. She was recently named a winner of the 2010 Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition.

Have you been dreaming of Dreamweaver training? Time to wake up and register for "Introduction to Dreamweaver" training from ITS! In addition to providing the basics of using the Adobe Dreamweaver application to build and manage web sites, this training will cover HTML fundamentals, organizing web site file structures, adding graphics, and incorporating video. To hold your spot in one of the upcoming Dreamweaver training sessions, register instantly online by clicking the link below.

Introduction to Dreamweaver (Click here to register)

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Wellness Wednesday Today!

Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 04/13/2010 

Today, April 14

Cayuga Lake Room of the Campus Center

12:00-12:50 PM

Helping Someone in Distress: Pathways and the Students at Risk Initiative
Featuring LeBron Rankins, Ph.D., Counseling & Psychological Services

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This Thursday 4/15: Nigun  - using melody as a Jewish spiritual practice   

 

This is the first in an experiential lunch & learn series with Cantor Abbe Lyons, Interim Jewish Chaplain, Thursdays at noon, Buttermilk Falls Room (3rd floor campus center), open to all.

 

 

 

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