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John Confer, associate professor of biology, presented an invited seminar in April entitled, "Disturbing Forest and Field to Maximize Biodiversity: From Micro-Disturbance for Ceruleans to Mega-Disturbance for Golden-wings" at the Biodiversity Research Institute Seminar Series at the New York State Museum in Albany.

Intergenerational Choir Concert!

Contributed by Brandon Coon on 04/19/2007 

This is an exciting, musical experience spanning several generations! All are encouraged to attend this free concert on Tuesday, April 24, at 7:00PM in Ford Hall, J.J. Whalen Center for Music!

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The Ithaca College Symphony Orchestras will present the final concert of their 2006-07 season on Wednesday, April 25. The free concert begins at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall, and is conducted by Jeffery Meyer. The program will open with a recent work by Chen Yi “Ge Xu (Antiphony),” and continue with Penderecki’s powerful “Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima.” Jia Li Yang, who won the annual High School Piano Competition, will solo with the orchestra on the first movement of Beethoven’s third piano concerto. The concert will conclude with the towering second symphony by Jean Sibelius.

The Concert Band under Mark Fonder’s baton will present a concert entitled “The Sun, Moon, and Stars” on Thursday, April 26 at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Following the theme of the “Sun, Moon, and Stars,” the band will play music of Sousa, Larsen, Maslanka, Sparke, and Gillingham.

Associate professor Raj Subramaniam, Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, recently published a research article, "Middle School Students' Attitudes Toward Physical Education," in the international journal Teaching and Teacher Education (23) 602-611.

prism Gaypril Events

Contributed by Christine Mclear on 04/19/2007 

Sex Toy Presentation, Drag Prom and Faculty/Staff ZAP! are all still to come!

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Paintball

Contributed by Scott Erickson on 04/19/2007 

Career Connections and the American Marketing Association are sponsoring paintball, Sunday, April 22.

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School of Business dean Susan West Engelkemeyer has been appointed by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) to serve a three-year term on the AACSB Pre-Accreditation Committee (PAC), effective July 1, 2007.

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Emily Ambrose '08, an athletic training major from Berkeley, California, was recently awarded a $2,000 undergraduate scholarship from the Research & Education Foundation of the National Athletic Trainers' Association.

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Come out and enjoy a night of gospel, right here on IC's campus!

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As a reminder, tickets for the 2nd annual Empty Bowls program are on sale in the Textor Lobby from 11am to 1pm Thursday or at the door to the event on Friday.

The event is being held from 12-2pm in the Emerson Suites as part of the Celebration of Service. Tickets are $10 for lunch only or $20 for lunch and a handmade ceramic bowl of your choice.

The Evan D. Williams Band will be performing throughout the luncheon and a special video produced by the first-year leadership scholars that takes a look at Poverty from the college student perspective will be shown.

Lunch will consist of soups, breads, salads, and a special dessert donated by the Culinary Arts Club. Lunch itself is being donated by Sodexho-Dining Services.

The Virginia Tech Alumni Association is asking for national participation in the Orange and Maroon Effect. They are requesting that everyone in the U.S. support the VT campus community by wearing orange and maroon on Friday April 20, 2007. Join millions of young people who will express their concern and intent to build stronger communities. For more information about the Orange and Maroon Effect Friday, please visit: http://www.alumni.vt.edu/images/hokie-hope.gif.

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Candlelight Vigil for Virginia Tech

Contributed by David Maley on 04/18/2007 

A candlelight vigil will be held on Thursday, April 19, at 8:00 p.m. in Muller Chapel in support of the victims and survivors of the Virginia Tech shootings. Students, staff, and faculty are invited to come together in reflection and to support the members of our own community who were directly touched by this tragedy.

Music at the Museum of the Earth

Contributed by Kate Larrabee on 04/18/2007 

Submitted on behalf of Shelley Semmler, vice president for institutional advancement


As part of a nationwide celebration of the Campaign for Ithaca College: Making a World of Difference, you are cordially invited to a cocktail reception to be held Thursday, May 10, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Museum of the Earth.

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Assistant professor Alan Gomez, of the Center for the Study of Race, Culture, and Ethnicity (CSCRE), made several presentations recently, including at a conference on race, punishment, and citizenship in California at San Jose State University (April); a lecture on "Civil Rights: Globalization, Labor, and Dignity," at Cornell (March); a talk on planning torture/resisting living death, also at Cornell (February); a lecture entitled, "From Below and to the Left: The Circulation of U.S. Third World Political Cultures," at the University of Houston; and a roundtable presentation at the American History Association in Georgia (January).

It is that time of year again when picnics, receptions and banquets are held to celebrate the completion of the academic year, students’ accomplishments, and Commencement.

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A message from Nancy Pringle, vice president and general counsel, and Carl Sgrecci, vice president for finance and administration

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Illustrator and writer David Macaulay (The Way Things Work, Castle, Cathedral, and numerous other award-winning titles) will deliver the annual C. P. Snow Lecture at 7:30 p.m. in the Park Auditorium on Thursday, April 26. The event is free and open to the public.

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Please join us for a farewell reception for Peter Bardaglio on Thursday, May 3, 2007 from 4:00-6:00 PM in Klingenstein Lounge.

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In conjunction with the Celebration of Service, the Ithaca Sunrise Rotary Club will be sponsoring a Mini-service Station in the North Foyer to support a huge service project. Here's your chance to be part of something big! How?


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