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The latest entry details the results of the college's organizational meeting and provides information on how to sign up to work on various proposed programs and fundraisers.

 David Turkon (Anthropology) and Alexander Rödlach of Creighton University, co-edited a special volume of the African Journal of AIDS Research (AJAR). The issue, which is Volume 8, Number 4, is sub-headed Interdisciplinarity and Collaboration in Responding to HIV and AIDS in Africa: Anthropological Perspectives. David was lead author on an article titled Anthropological perspectives on the challenges to monitoring and evaluating HIV and AIDS programming in Lesotho. He was also co-author on an article titled Addressing the HIV/AIDS–food insecurity syndemic in sub-Saharan Africa. A description of the special volume and citations and abstracts for the articles follow.




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Leigh Hurst, ’92, founder of the "Feel Your Boobies" campaign, will be holding a discussion on Thursday, February 18 at 7:30 pm in Textor 101.

"Feel Your Boobies" is a breast cancer non-profit organization and international campaign focused on spreading this life saving message to young women using unexpected and unconventional methods. Hurst will review the campaign from an academic perspective related to the use of media for motivational and educational purposes. The ever-important role of social media will be highlighted, as well as other guiding principles of the campaign.

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Nomination forms are available in your dean’s office and on the Center for Faculty Excellence website at

The nomination deadline is Friday, March 26, 2010.

Contact Scott Erickson, Chair, Faculty Development Committee, with any questions at


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Faculty Excellence Awards

Contributed by Laurie Wasik on 02/09/2010 

The Faculty Development Committee is pleased to invite nominations for Faculty Excellence Awards.

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Michael Twomey publishes essay in new anthology about Arthurian literature.

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Take a moment to review these 5 easy ways to “GREEN” your next meeting or event! You will save money and help the environment!

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ITS is offering a special training session, "Web Conferencing with Adobe Connect Pro," on Thursday, February 11, in the Technology Learning Center  (TLC), Friends Hall 101, from noon to 1:00 p.m.

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Are you not a good cook, or don't have the time to make dinner or clean dishes? By signing up for a meal plan, Ithaca Dining Services can do the work for you!

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Last week, HSHP faculty approved a literacy-based general education program that has been underdevelopment initially by chairs (2008-09) and revised by a faculty task force (Summer-Fall 2009).                      

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Don't miss your chance to sample new coffee and muffin flavors at the Park Coffee Cafe located in the communications school from 10a.m. - 1p.m. on Wednesday, February 10th.

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is a national not-for-profit organization that for over the past 50 years has been placing young people into the field to learn and do conservation service.

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Study Abroad This Summer!

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 02/08/2010 

Are you looking to do something exciting this summer? Consider one of Ithaca College's summer study abroad programs! During summer 2010, we will be running a wide variety of programs across the globe. 

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Study Abroad information sessions

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 02/08/2010 

"Studying abroad may be that defining moment in your education that will change your life. Nothing will be quite the same after you have studied abroad. Your perspectives will be global, your attitudes will be international and you will have memories that you will carry forever." (from the Study Abroad Guide on

Are you interested in studying abroad?   Every Ithaca College student, regardless of major, is able to spend a semester or summer abroad with careful advance planning.   Come to one of our info sessions for more information!

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London Center information sessions

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 02/08/2010 

Are you interested in studying at the London Center? We have options available for summer, fall or spring study.  Course offerings range from business and communications to the fine arts, humanities, and social sciences.  Internship placements are available to students seeking a resume-building international work experience.  No matter what your personal and academic interests, the Ithaca College London Center offers an array of stimulating and rewarding opportunities.

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Theodora Hanslowe — an Ithaca native who has sung in the world’s premier opera houses — will visit Ithaca College on Saturday, Feb. 13, as the second performer in the Ithaca College Concerts season of “Recitalists Extraordinaire.” A mezzo-soprano, Hanslowe will begin her performance at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Her recital will feature Mahler’s “Rückert Lieder,” music by Hahn and Rossini, and a set of cabaret and show tunes. Dennis Giauque will collaborate on piano.

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A free recital by School of Music faculty baritone Randie Blooding will be held on Friday, February 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.  Pianist Kathy Hansen will collaborate on music of Schubert, Verdi, and various American composers.

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Debate and Speech Team Success

Contributed by Scott Thomson on 02/08/2010 


The Ithaca college Forensics program has busy and productive two weeks.


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We've got big bells!

Contributed by Kathleen Stevens on 02/08/2010 

Have you been looking for a way to get involved musically on campus? Ever have a burning desire to play handbells? Great! Because the IC Bell People need you!

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If you think you might need some extra help in understanding the material in some of your courses, keep reading!

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