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As part of our WinterFest programming, the Student Activities Board is extremely honored to be hosting guest speaker ARUN GANDHI on Monday, February 5th, 2007 at 7.00 pm in Emerson Suites. Arun Gandhi is the grandson of the legendary peace fighter and spiritual leader Mohandas Gandhi, and is also the founder of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence.

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Due to an overwhelmingly positive response to Pastor Bruce Davenport's visit to Ithaca College this Friday the location has been changed from the Seminar Room to the Klingenstein Lounge.

Others who have heard Pastor Davenport speak in the community this week have commented that it is an inspiring and educational talk about the rebuild needed in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. We hope you will consider joining us from 12 to 2pm Friday, Janury 26th.

Premed Event: February 1

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 01/24/2007 

Students interested in medical school are encouraged to meet with

Paul Crispen, M.D. (Biology '95)
Resident, Temple University
12:05 p.m.
CNS 163
Pizza will be provided.

He would be happy to discuss expectations and procedures for medical school.

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The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to invite you to an opening reception from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 25 for the exhibition "Stubborn Things: New Photographic Work by Ron Jude and Nicholas Muellner,” currently on display at Gallery.

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Welcome back! Career Services hopes that your break was a good one and that you are well rested. The spring semester always starts off fast and this one is no exception. Already there are a ton of job and internship opportunities available to you.

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If you missed this web page on Dr. Martin Luther King's work in Ithaca 1960-1964, now is a good time to review it.

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NYC in the Spring

Contributed by Kasey J. Spada on 01/24/2007 

Long to visit the Big Apple in the spring but don't want to mess with the traffic? Then join us on our bus trip to New York City on Saturday, April 21st.

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For news stories, quotes, & photos of Dr. King in Ithaca, see the College Archives' "Virtual Exhibit"

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The Park School of Communications and Information Technology Services are kicking off a series of iLife workshops for students who purchased their MacBook Pro under the new Park laptop initiative.

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Updated Pool Hours for Spring 2007

Contributed by Sarah Hawkins on 01/23/2007 

There has been a change to the evening open recreation swim times for Thursday.

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The Robert Fisk lecture scheduled for Thursday, February 8 has been postponed.

Due to severe weather, Mr. Fisk was unable to make his scheduled flight out of Lebanon. We will work with him to try and reschedule as soon as possible.

British journalist Robert Fisk was to serve as the 2006-2007 Park Distinguished Visitor. His public lecture, "Observations on the U.S. and the Middle East," was to be presented on Thursday, February 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites. Details of the rescheduled event will be posted as they become available.

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The "Out of the Closet and onto the Screen" film series continues on Wednesday, January 31, with a showing of "Changing Our Minds: The Story of Dr. Evelyn Hooker" at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103.

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Senior Housing Intention Forms

Contributed by Jen Richardson on 01/23/2007 

Under the Ithaca College Residency policy, any student who has completed 5 semesters as a student by the end of the Fall semester prior to housing selection meets the criteria for Senior Status, and is exempt from the on-campus housing requirement.

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Attention Juniors

Contributed by Lynne Pierce on 01/23/2007 

Are you interested in a great leadership opportunity during your senior year?

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Professor Heinz Koch, Chemistry Department has published a chapter called Formation of Hydrogen-bonded Carbanions as Intermediates in Hydron Transfer between Carbon and Oxygen. Wiley-VCH, Hydrogen-Transfer Reactions, Volume 2, Part V, Chapter 18 page 565.

The Department of Writing and the School of Humanities and Sciences is pleased to present poet Cornelius Eady as this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writer.

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The Fitness Center has aquired several IPODS, MP3 Players, CD Players since the fall semester and 2 left behind since yesterday. Did you leave yours behind?

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Pastor Bruce Davenport, of the 7th Ward in New Orleans, will be speaking at Ithaca College on Friday, January 26th, from 12pm to 2pm in the Seminar Room of the Campus Center. He is in Ithaca to reach as many people as possible to talk about life in New Orleans, and the hopes of rebuilding. A local organization, Love Knows No Bounds, is sponsoring his visit to our community.

The purpose of this visit is to spread the word about what has and is happening in New Orleans, from the perspective of a Pastor who is committed to providing life sustaining and enriching resources to the people living in his neighborhood in the 7th Ward. In addition, we are hoping to gather volunteers and materials for the April trip to New Orleans which Love Knows No Bounds is organizing.

This will be an interactive question and answer session and you can drop in to the program at any time you may have available on Friday.

Please RSVP as soon as possible to Deb Mohlenhoff dmohlen@ithaca.edu, so we can be sure to order enough pizza and that our room is large enough.

Flu vaccines: It's not too late!

Contributed by Teresa Hradisky on 01/22/2007 

The CDC is strongly urging anyone who has not received their flu vaccine to consider doing so NOW since the influenza season typically peaks in February.

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Cold and Flu Prevention

Contributed by Teresa Hradisky on 01/22/2007 

Submitted at the request of Dr. David E. Newman, Director of Health Services

Everyone on campus will be at increased risk of viral respiratory illness over the next several weeks, having returned from so many different places with bugs to which the rest of us may have little acquired resistance. Here are some measures that will minimize that risk.

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