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The Office of Conference and Event Services would like to invite you to a farewell reception for Jennifer Casillas.

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Amy Frith, assistant professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, has recently published as first author in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, which has the second highest impact rating for nutrition and obesity journals.

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Time’s running out for submissions to the annual IC(Point of)View arts and literary contest. The deadline is Tuesday, June 30, so don’t delay!

If you're a current or retired employee, current Friend of Ithaca College, or a student, alumnus, or alumna of Ithaca College, you're eligible to submit (unless you were a first-, second-, or third-place winner in last year's contest).

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As of Wednesday, June 10, the key cores on all card access doors affiliated with residential life areas have been changed to a new core. 

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ITS Office Retreat June 10

Contributed by Lisa Efing-Guida on 06/09/2009 

The Office of Information Technology Services staff will be off campus at a retreat on Wednesday, June 10. If you need assistance, the ITS Helpdesk and the ITS main office will still be open with limited staff to assist your needs from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Safari 4.0 for Macintosh was recently released by Apple. As with all new product releases, thorough testing and evaluation must be done to ensure that the software functions properly in our environment. Particularly with Web browsers, it's important that our major systems such Homer, Parnassus, and Blackboard, to name a few, are certified to work with new browsers

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Andrew Darby, web services librarian, and Ron Gilmour, science librarian, have published an article, entitled "Adding Delicious Data to Your Library Website," in the June 2009 issue of Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL). ITAL is a scholarly refereed journal published by the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA).

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New lower pricing for the Microsoft Office 2008 Home and Student software package is now available at the Bookstore.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 06/05/2009 

Quoted in the media: faculty members Susan Swensen, Jeff Cohen, and Kim Gregson. 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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The Bookstore will open at noon on Wednesday and Thursday, June 10-11, so we can have our floors cleaned.

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Macs General Store will open at noon on Tuesday, June 9, so that we can have our floors stripped and waxed.

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The Office of Admission staff will be involved in their annual two-day planning sessions on Tuesday, June 9, and Wednesday, June 10.

During these two days, our phones will be forwarded to voice mail for the entire day; however, we will continue to offer tours and have student admission staff at our reception desk.

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Jeffery Meyer, conductor of the Ithaca College Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, recently appeared in the Hermitage Theatre with the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic in the opening concert of the 14th International Musical Olympus Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia. The performance featured young international prize winners as soloists, including the principal bassoon of the Kirov Orchestra.

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Helene M. Larin, associate professor of physical therapy, published an article, entitled "Emotional-Social Intelligence of Physical Therapy Students during the Initial Academic Component of the First Year of Their Professional Program," in the Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice, volume 7, number 2, May 2009.

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) for Windows was recently released by Microsoft. As with all new product releases, thorough testing and evaluation must be done to ensure that the software functions properly in our environment. Particularly with Web browsers, it's important that our major systems such Homer, Parnassus and Blackboard, to name a few, are certified to work with new browsers.

IE8 is still under early evaluation by ITS and at this time it is recommended that users NOT install IE8 on college-owned computers in order to avoid compatibility issues with campus applications.

ITS Helpdesk
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As of May 29, the air conditioning system for the Campus Center is out of service. The Office of Facilities is making every effort to repair the air conditioning, but they will not be able to complete repairs to the until approximately Wednesday, June 3.

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The 2009-10 Internal Catering Guide is now available. Please call the Office of Conference and Event Services at 274-3313 or e-mail ces@ithaca.edu if you wish to obtain an updated guide.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 05/29/2009 

Quoted in the media: Faculty members Annemarie Farrell, Michael McCall, and Jeff Cohen. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations: 

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Ithaca men's lacrosse coach Jeff Long has been elected to the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame. The eight-member class of inductees was chosen from a group of 24 finalists and the newest hall of famers will be inducted November 7 in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

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Attention college-owned Mac Users:

The problem with Office updates for Macs that was recently posted to Intercom has now been resolved. Microsoft Office updates should now successfully download and install, either during the automatic weekly check for updates, or when launching an Office program and choosing "Check for Updates" from the Help menu.

ITS Helpdesk
helpdesk@ithaca.edu
4-3282

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