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LGBT Film Series Continues March 1

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 02/27/2006 

The year-long film series "Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen: The Many Meanings of Family" continues with a screening this week of "Creating a Place at the Table." Free and open to the public, the screening will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, in Textor 102. The film was released on February 20, making our campus one of the first places to screen this new documentary.

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How to be Wined and Dined Cheaply

Contributed by Anne Woodard on 02/27/2006 

Tired of the same old microwave dinners in front of your tiny TV? Do you feel like you never have a chance to get out of your immediate surroundings? Get adventurous! The Bursar's Benefit Auction can enable you to be wined and dined at a fraction of the cost! Have we got some deals for you!

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Lunch Time Tragedy -- Greek Style

Contributed by Greg Bostwick on 02/27/2006 

The students of the Styles of Acting class invite you over to the house. The House of Atreus, that is.

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Advisors of registered student organizations, don't miss this opportunity to learn how the Ithaca Fund works and how gifts to Ithaca Fund can benefit your student organization.

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Steven Mauk (Professor of Saxophone) was one of the professionals featured at the Biennial Conference of the North American Saxophone Alliance, held at the University of Iowa in Iowa City from February 15-18. He performed LIQUID GOLD for soprano saxophone and piano by Ithaca College composer Dana Wilson and was one of only five individuals chosen to present a master class.

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Applications for the Spanish language and Hispanic culture learning community, VECINOS, are due on March 15th. VECINOS welcomes students with all levels of Spanish language ability: from beginners to heritage speakers.

Applications are available at the Office of Residential Life or by contacting Annette Levine: alevine@ithaca.edu

The Progressive Alliance wants to invite all IC community members to the first annual Give A Damn Fair!

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We would like to thank the 161 people who participated in No Pressure Blood Pressure on February 14th.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that over 100 school districts are registered for the 2006 Teacher Recruitment Days!

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Volunteer for Senior Week 2006

Contributed by Kelly Stevens on 02/24/2006 

The Senior Class of 2006 is now seeking student volunteers to work during Senior Week on May 5 – 14, 2006. Applications are due Friday, March 24, 2006.

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Soul Food at Terrace Dining Hall

Contributed by Debra Meeker on 02/24/2006 

In honor of Black History Month, Ithaca College Dining Services and the African-Latino Society are proud to present Soul Food at Terrace Dining Hall on Tuesday, February 28, 2006. An evening of food, performance, and music begins at 4:30 p.m.

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Commencement Information

Contributed by Michael Bovi on 02/24/2006 

ATTENTION ALL SENIORS:

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Trombonist and performance artist Abbie Conant will give a free concert at 8:00 p.m. in the Emerson Suites at Ithaca College on Thursday, March 2. William Osborne will collaborate in the role of composer and video producer. The performance will feature “Cybeline,” a music theater work for performance-artist, glove controller, trombone, video, and quadraphonic surround sound; and “Music for the End of Time” for trombone and quadraphonic tape.

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A paper co-authored by Michael Haaf and Ithaca College undergraduate Meredith Cummings was published in the most recent issue of Angewandte Chemie International Edition, a leading, peer-reviewed chemistry journal. The paper, entitled "Solving the Clogging Problem: Precipitate-Forming Reactions in Flow," represents a collaboration between the chemistry department at Ithaca College and Professor D. Tyler McQuade's research group at Cornell University. The full reference is: S. L. Poe, M. A. Cummings*, M. P. Haaf, D. T. McQuade, “Solving the Clogging Problem: Precipitate-Forming Reactions In Flow,” /Angewandte Chemie International Edition in English/, 2006, 45, 1544.

The Summer College for High School Students is a terrific opportunity for your younger sibling to experience college life. Programs are available for high school students for one week, three weeks, and five weeks. Information is available at http://www.ithaca.edu/summercollege or email Warren Schlesinger (warren@ithaca.edu).

Applications are available for a new student position in the Center for Student Leadership & Involvement and the Office of First Year Programs and Orientation. Candidates selected for the position will serve as Student Leadership Consultants for the 2006-07 academic year.

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This is a friendly reminder that faculty are invited to attend a Homer Connect self-service demonstration on Tuesday, February 28, or Thursday, March 2, in Textor 102 from 12:10 to 1:05 p.m. Come see how the new system operates and learn about the functions available for faculty.

Swimming Lessons for All Ages

Contributed by Toni Clark on 02/23/2006 

The Ithaca College Women's Swimming and Diving Team offers swimming lessons for all ages. Lessons will take place in four 45-minute sessions on Saturdays, March 25, April 1, 8, and 22. Lessons take place from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Participants are taught by a member of the team either one-on-one, or one instructor per two students.

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Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg--called by one critic "a master musician at the height of her powers"--will play a program of Brahms sonatas with pianist Anne-Marie McDermott at Ithaca College on Thursday, March 2. The third and final offering in the yearlong Ithaca College Concerts season "Return Engagements," the performance will take place at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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The Ithaca College Symphonic Band offers a free concert of music around the theme of “Legends” on Wednesday, March 1, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall. Elizabeth Peterson will conduct music from Kodaly’s Hary Janos Suite, the Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare by Richard Strauss, and music by Grainger, Nelson, Biebl, and Bernstein.

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