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Come and hear traditional and modern stories of our Native American neighbors!

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Professors Brian Karafin, Rachel Wagner and Amanullah De Sondy attended the annual conference of the American Academy of Religion in Montreal from 6-10th November. They were accompanied by students John Borchert, Shannon Sly, and Christa Petruzzi, supported by an Ithaca College Educational Grant Initiative award. Amanullah presented a paper within the Men’s Studies in Religion Group on the topic of his forthcoming monograph on ‘Islamic Masculinities in Texts, Traditions, Societies and Culture’ and participated in the Study of Islam Section of the conference. Rachel presented twice, once at the Wabash Center for Teaching and Theology's luncheon on pedagogies of virtual reality, and a second time on rituals and gaming in a blended session of the Ritual Studies Group and the Religion, Media and Culture Group.

Holly Fodge, a graduate student in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education (HPPE), presented a paper titled, "Women in the Academy and the Price of Legitimacy" at the Succeeding as Women in Higher Education Conference at SUNY Cortland on October 25, 2009.

 

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Democracy advocate and world food and hunger expert Frances Moore Lappe will be speaking on Food, Finance and Climate Crises at Hobart & William Smith College. Ithaca College's Jason Hamilton will join her for a post-presentation panel discussion.

The event will take place in HWS's Albright Auditorium on Wednesday November 18, 2009,  from 7:30 to 9:30 pm.

  Is your job causing you PAIN?

Contributed by Mark Ross on 11/11/2009 

Do you suffer from eyestrain, neck, back, leg, elbow, and/or wrist pain? These may be related to your work environment. Ithaca College’s Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Department offers ergonomic reviews to staff and faculty. Proper ergonomics is necessary to prevent injuries, which can develop over time and can lead to long-term disability.

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Timothy Glenn, Lecturer in English, presented a paper titled "Cultural Resistance and 'Playing Indian' in Thomas King's 'Joe the Painter and the Deer Island Massacre'" at the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Annual Conference in Boston, MA, Nov. 6. 

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What do anthropology majors do after graduation? Come an hear the stories of three graduates whose journeys included working at non-profit organizations, gaining a graduate degree in forensic anthropology in Scotland, and becoming a project manager at a New York based archaeology company.

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Do tests make you nervous?  Is your schedule getting out of hand?  The office of Academic Enrichment Services is now offering workshops every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday until the week before finals.

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SALSA! PHED13990 Latin Dance is offered again SPR2010.
No partner needed -  meet people! For beginners.

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Happy Veteran's Day

Contributed by Kurt Lichtmann on 11/11/2009 

Happy Veteran's Day!
from PHED11500 Ballroom Dance Instructors,
 Kurt & Karin

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In an effort to create a more efficient operation, the Office of the Campus Center and the Office of Conference and Event Services have been combined to form the Office of the Campus Center and Event Services. All services previously provided by the two offices (including conference services) will continue to offered by the new operation.

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Cellist Elizabeth Simkin will present a free recital on Sunday, November 15 at 4:00 in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.  Jennifer Hayghe will collaborate as pianist.  The program will include Bartok's Rumanian Folk Dances, "Aerialism" by Sebastian Currier, the "Fantasiestueke" by Robert Schumann, and the Debussy sonata.

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On Saturday, November 7th, in front of a large enthusiastic audience, Campus Center Managers Kaleigh Mrowka and Kiera Duckworth presented a session titled “Managing Personalities” at the Association of College Unions International Conference in Rochester, NY. 

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The answer:  You do!  As valuable as your classroom education is, employers are expecting students to graduate with practical experience as well.  An internship is not just an add-on to your college experience, it's a critical component!

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OF THE BLOCK 1 AWARD WINNERS

Contributed by Pat Walsh on 11/11/2009 

 

Congratulations to Residential Life “Of the Block Award” Winners!

It is with great pleasure that the RA Recognition Committee announces

the winners of the Block 1 Awards:

 

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Think Slavery is History- WRONG

There are approximately 27 million slaves in the world today.

About 14,500 are trafficked into the U.S. EVERY YEAR.

Want to learn more about slavery? Come to the I C Justice Night!

 

This year, Free the Slaves presents Ithaca College Justice Night, on December 7th, from 6:00-9:00 PM.

This will be a night where various human rights organizations come together to raise awareness about their causes. We will also feature the very best of bands and performers from Ithaca College. Buy your tickets ASAP. We will be tabling on the 1st and 4th of December. The price of tickets is $3 in advance, and $5 at the door. All proceeds go to abolishing modern day slavery.

It is a night you cannot miss!

 

One World Concert Thank You's

Contributed by Pooja Shah on 11/11/2009 

The IC International Club would like to thank everyone who made the One World Concert a huge success!

Thank you to:

- All the performers
- Diana Dimitrova
- Doreen Hettich-Atkins
- Conference and Event Services
- Office of International Programs
- ICIC Exec Board
- Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies

We would also like to thank the Dining Services for preparing a delicious international dinner as well as the Caribbean Student Association for their collaboration in International Jeopardy.

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Thank you all for coming and voting for your favorite photos! The results are in! Below are the names of the winners in the photo contest- congratulations to them all! The winning photos will be available to view at the OIP until the end of the semester, so stop by and check them out.

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 You could win $100 if you sign up for ICMSA's Lip Sync by Friday!

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Come learn how to design webpages in the CS Club's ongoing Language Labs!!!

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