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Marta L. del Campo, Carol I. Miles and Marina C. Caillaud. 2008. “Effects of experience on the physiology of taste discrimination in insects.” Chapter 9 in Insect Taste. Edited by Philip L. Newland, Matthew Cobb. Taylor and Francis Group.

View the PDF of the introduction here.

There will be an all H&S faculty meeting on Friday, November 14, at 4:00 p.m. in Textor 101.

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Temporary Bookstore Help

Contributed by Michelle Hammond on 11/12/2008 

Do you know someone in your family or in your neighborhood who would enjoy some challenging temporary work and some extra cash?

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Story contributed on behalf of Laura Keefe, Manager of Health Center Operations

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The Reggie Simmons Memorial Award -- Informational Session
Come meet last year's recipients and learn about their experience in Africa
Friday, November 14
4 p.m.
Park Auditorium

One of our alumni has set up a memorial fund that will sponsor two Ithaca College students each year to participate in Operation Crossroads Africa (OCA). OCA is America’s premier cross-cultural exchange program designed to promote understanding Africa and its culture.

The Reggie Simmons Memorial Award will recognize the extraordinary accomplishments and contributions of Reginald Leigh Simmons, Ph.D.
Simmons ’75 devoted his life to the people of Africa and this memorial award will provide the opportunity for two students with majors in the Park School of Communications or politics to follow in Simmons' footsteps. Graduating seniors are not eligible.

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This is a correction to an Intercom article published earlier this week about the SGA's Cortaca Live event. In the article, we incorrectly listed the November 15 event's start time as 1:00pm, when the event actually begins at noon. We apologize for any confusion, and please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.


Cortaca Live: No Tickets? No Problem

Contributed by Luke Elmers on 11/12/2008 

[NOTE: The following event has been corrected from the version posted earlier this week, which incorrectly stated the start time as 1:00pm. The event actually starts at noon. We apologize for any confusion.]

The SGA will be hosting a live screening of the Cortaca game, scheduled to take place Saturday, November 15th, at noon. The event, which will be held in IC Square, will feature free pizza and wings, a raffle, and a large projection screen airing the game.

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[Editor's note: The following story has been corrected since it was posted earlier this week.]

The staff of the Campus Center Office would like to remind you that the Campus Center Check Cashing service will no longer be available beginning January 3, 2009.

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Physics Cafe
Thursday, November 13, 7:30 p.m.
Emerson Suites, Ithaca College
"Achieving Carbon Neutrality: It Is Our Choices That Show What We Truly Are, Far More Than Our Abilities"

Ithaca College has signed the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), a pledge to produce a plan by September 2009 for the campus to go "carbon neutral" by completely mitigating our greenhouse gas emissions.

Signed by 582 colleges and universities across the country, the pledge commits us to model ways to eliminate global warming emissions and provide the knowledge and the educated graduates to achieve climate neutrality.

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IC Unbound's Fall Show: "Just Can't Stop"

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The African-Latino Society invites you to join us in our annual celebration of Hip-Hop History Month. This year we are focusing on the State of Hip Hop: The Past, Present, and Future.

This event will be educational as well as entertaining. We plan to discuss the goals originally set by Hip-Hop pioneers when Hip-Hop first began. We will examine whether these goals are presently met. At the end of this event, the audience will leave knowing that Hip-Hop is not just about fresh beats and mind-boggling rhymes, it is a movement about FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION!

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As you know, Blackboard is the new online courseware system replacing WebCT. For those faculty members still using WebCT, please read this important information.

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The nominating process is now open for the Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership.

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The Sport Event and Facility Management class and Colleges Against
Cancer presents:

The IC 3v3 Basketball Tournament

When: Sunday, November 16 @ 4PM
Where: Hill Center Gym
Other Information:
- Double Elimination
- Music
- Food
- Knockout Tournament with Prizes

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The Ithaca College Trombone Troupe will be playing its fall concert on Tuesday, November 18 at 8:15 pm in Ford Hall.

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Writing Department Open House

Contributed by Lynn Hyde on 11/11/2008 

The Department of Writing welcomes members of the campus community to visit our new space during a celebration of our new location, 4th floor Smiddy Hall, on Thursday, Nov. 20, between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

The budget process for fiscal year 2010 will begin on Wednesday, November 12, 2008.

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"Obama and Health" -- Room Change

Contributed by Stewart Auyash on 11/11/2008 

Due to popular interest in speaking with Steve Speil, senior vice president of the Federation of American Hospitals, who will be discussing "Health Policy in the Obama Administration" on November 14, there is a room change. All times will meet in CHS 208.

Times: 9:00-9:50 a.m., 10:00-10:50 a.m., 2:00-2:50 a.m.

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Our next Caregiver Support Group meeting will be a special presentation by Lisa Kendall on Friday, November 21, noon–1:15 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge.

Lisa's talk, titled "Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it GO: Holiday Stress Tips for Caregivers," will help participants identify both common and extreme causes of holiday-related stress that caregivers may face.

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The women's soccer team has qualified for the NCAA playoffs and will host a four-team regional this weekend. The Bombers take on Westfield State Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in one semifinal with Rochester playing Roger Williams at 1:30 p.m. in the other. Sunday's final is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. with all three games at Carp Wood Field.

The regional winner will advance to the NCAA sectionals November 22-23.

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