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Can your baby drive a robot?

Contributed by Carole W. Dennis on 10/04/2010 

Here's a chance to find out! We are looking for healthy infants who will be six to eight months of age in the interval between October 1 and February 1 to help us test a mobile robot that babies will “drive” by moving their bodies.  

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CPMA Professor Ron Jude will lecture about his new book and exhibition, emmett, in the Parlor Room lecture series at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago on Wednesday, October 6th at 6:00 PM.

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Get Back to Your Roots!

Contributed by Anne Woodard on 10/04/2010 

Are you a member of the faculty/staff who loves to sing?  Get back to Ithaca's roots and grab a piece of our history...music!

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Instructors teaching Spring 2011 classes with a community engagement component are invited to include, in the early weeks of the course, a set of learning experiences created and run by community leaders and experienced IC faculty. These course modules are part of a pilot project, funded by the Partnerships for Sustainability Education, to help students work respectfully and effectively with community organizations serving low-income residents and communities of color.

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 Harry Potter Alliance meeting!

Contributed by Monica Watson on 10/04/2010 

Join the Harry Potter Alliance on Tuesday Oct. 5 at 7pm in Williams 221 for games and discussion!

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Unite to Fight Childhood Cancer. Up 'til Dawn Presents: "Nothing is Sweeter than a Cure"

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 10/04/2010 

Quoted in the media: faculty members Michael McCall, Jeff Cohen and Nancy Cornwell. 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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Submitted on behalf of Paul Hamill, Director of Academic Funding and Sponsored Programs.

As a result of the following notice, any NSF grant that is submitted after January 18, 2011, must have an explicit section on data management. In many instances the plan is likely to make explicit expectations of publications that are implicit now, but in any case a “Plan” section must be part of the proposal package. 

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Faculty and students from HSHP and H&S are engaged in ground-breaking robotic research with a goal to provide mobility to infants and very young children with disabilities. Dr. Sharon Stansfield, Associate Professor in Computer Science, Dr. Carole Dennis, Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy, and Dr. Helene Larin Associate Professor in Physical Therapy are working with students in Occupational Therapy on developing different ways for infants to control two Pioneer 3 DX robots.

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Ithaca's 1st Walk for Plumpy'nut is this Saturday at Cass Park! Make sure you register now to ensure that you get a t-shirt and goody bag.

You can register online at http://www.icfoodforthought.webs.com/ or visit our table at Campus Center this week.

You can also register the day of the walk but it will be $12, instead of $10. Hope to see you there!

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Sayonara Sarah Hawkins

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 10/04/2010 

Sarah Hawkins, Sport Club Program Coordinator for the Office of Recreational Sports will be moving to Maryland with her husband Ben as he takes on a new position with the National Institute for Standards and Technology this month. 

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There are still 27 million people enslaved today.

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 AMA Presents Marketing Week

Contributed by Jayme Bednarski on 10/04/2010 

National Marketing Week is October 4th through October 8th. Register for these SLI sessions on marketing online at http://studentengagement.camp7.org as seating is limited.

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Student researchers are seeking volunteers for a study that they are performing on job designs, wellness, and work-family well-being.  This project is part of the  Ithaca College Wellness Initiative supported by the IC2 project grants.

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 Habitat for Humanity has a TON of stuff going on this week. Sunday, 10.10 is the Habidash and Thursday, 10.7, is the Sleep-Out for Homelessness!

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IC VoiceStream, Ithaca College's only co-ed a cappella group, is holding its first concert of the year THIS WEDNESDAY, October 6 in Emerson Suites at 7:30pm. 

 

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ITHACAPPELLA BLOCK 1 CONCERT!!

Contributed by James Knowles on 10/04/2010 

 Come check out ITHACAPPELLA'S BLOCK 1 CONCERT this FRIDAY, October 8th at 7pm!!

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ATTN IC undergraduates! Win a FREE Ithaca College undergraduate 2011 summer sessions course (up to three credits) or FREE on campus summer housing (up to five weeks). Your choice!

Here's how it works. Just wear your Ithaca College Summer Sessions Tshirt every Tuesday in October. That's every Tuesday in October and the IC Summer Session Tshirt Police will find you!

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Patricia Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Politics at IC, investigates the impacts on land redistribution of political and mobilizational tactics by land & resource related social movements in Brazil, Ecuador, Chile She will address the Monday IC Environmental Seminar, talking about post-Pinochet policies in Chile that favor economic and development priorities over community integrity and environmental sustainability, and the indigenous response expressed through environmental and land rights struggles.

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KONNICHIHA (Hello in Japanese)!

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