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Bruce Thompson has published a paper in the American Journal of Physics entitled "Using retrograde motion to understand and determine orbital parameters."

This research was an outgrowth of pondering questions that came up while teaching Astronomy at IC. It emphasizes the geometrical thinking required to fully understand how the planets appear to move from our point of view on Earth.

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Lisa Maurer was an invited panelist for "Taking it To the Next Level in Tobacco Control for Young Adults: Working With Priority Populations on Campus," a web
seminar that focused on the latest national tobacco control strategies and programs for young adults.

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Biology Club Meeting: Nov. 8

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 11/04/2005 

Biology Club Meeting
Tuesday, Nov.8th
12:10 p.m., CNS 112

We will announce our profits from the very successful plant sale and treat you to lunch! Also, this will be
the last day to submit T-shirt designs. We will be voting on the December project and discussing final TriBeta induction details. See you there!

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Chris Sperry of Ithaca College’s Project Look Sharp and Dan Flerlage of Lehman Alternative Community School present at the Sustainability Class:
Wednesday, November 9, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Ray VanHoutte classroom, Museum of the Earth, 1259 Trumansburg Rd. (Rt. 96), Ithaca, NY.

Please join us for this evening discussion, hosted by Sustainable Tompkins and the Museum of the Earth, as we explore how media shape our understanding of environmental issues, influence social consciousness, and affect our sense of responsibility for ecological stewardship and community well being.

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A major colloquium will feature Susan Swenson, Department of Biology, on the topic: "The beginning and end of science: evolution and intelligent design in the classroom." The program will be on Thursday, November 10, from 12:10 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Clark Lounge of the Campus Center.

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The Comedy of Joel Chasnoff

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 11/03/2005 

Mark your calendar -- Joel Chasnoff is coming to Ithaca College Wednesday, November 9th, IC Square at 7:30 p.m. This event is free!

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Locks-of-Love is Coming!!

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Mr. Sam Olshan of the Cowan Financial Group will be visiting the Ithaca College Campus on November 15 and 16 to provide an information session and to interview candidates for opportunities with his company.

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Producers Patrick Farrelly and Kate O’Callaghan, whose documentary Left of the Dial, an account of the first self-proclaimed left-wing commercial radio station in the U.S., will screen their piece at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 15 in the Park Auditorium. A question-and-answer will follow the screening.

Left of the Dial aired on HBO earlier this year to unanimous praise.

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The Caring and Sharing Thanksgiving Food Drive has begun!

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Do you want to make a difference for Ithaca College while earning extra cash?

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Ms. Stephanie Vogel of The Hartford will be visiting the Ithaca College Campus on November 16 and 17 to provide an information session and to interview candidates for opportunities with her company.

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Accounts Payable and EZ Pay checks are cut on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays of each week. In the event of a holiday, checks will be printed the following day.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Ms. Betsy Hohenstein an Environmental Analyst, for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will be visiting the Ithaca College Campus as an Employer In Residence.

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Cell Phone Film Fest

Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 11/03/2005 

In today's media marketplace, it's all about thinking small and mobile. That's the premise of "Cellflix," the first student film festival for movies shot entirely on a cell phone. The contest is being sponsored by the Park School of Communications, which has invited high school and college students to submit a 30-second movie on a subject of their choice for a chance to win the grand prize of $5,000.

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“You Make a Difference”

Contributed by Deborah Merriman on 11/03/2005 

Contributed for: Vicki Estabrook, Director of Employment and Employee Relations

The Office of Human Resources is pleased to announce a new employee appreciation program, “You make a difference!” The purpose of this program is to encourage employees to recognize the contributions their colleagues make here at IC. This is an opportunity for employees to say “thank you,” “well done,” and “I value you as an employee.”

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Concert of Hundley Songs

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 11/03/2005 

Composer Richard Hundley will coach Ithaca College School of Music vocal and piano majors on sixteen of his compositions, which will be performed Tuesday, November 8 at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. The event is free and all are welcome.

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2005-06 WINTER SESSION

Contributed by Nancy Kotmel on 11/03/2005 

CATCH UP, MAKE UP, GET AHEAD!

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Hungry for some a cappella?

Contributed by Christopher Pearsall on 11/02/2005 

Come order some tasty subs and catch Ithacappella this Sunday (Nov. 6) at Jimmy John's from 11am-1pm down on the Commons. We'll be singing, you'll be eating...it will be great. A portion of the proceeds benefits Ithacappella so bring your appetites, bring your friends, and bring your family....Mom's love us! (Note: Delivery orders don't count so come check us out in person!)

On behalf of the African-Latino Society [ALS] at Ithaca College, I would like to announce the 1st Annual Freestyle Friday Competition at Ithaca College. The event takes place in the Emerson Suites at Ithaca College on Friday, February 3rd, 2006 from 7:00 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Admission: $5.00 (IC/Cornell University students) and $8.00 (outside students).

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