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Submitted on behalf of Benjamin Rifkin, Provost & VPEA: 

Please join me on Wednesday, April 6 for the spring Faculty Colloquium and Faculty Scholarship, Research, and Creative Inquiry Fair. 

David Kornreich, Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy, School of H&S, will be presenting “Gravitational Waves Explained:  What they are, How they are Awesome, and Why you should care”.  

The Colloquium and Fair will take place from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. in the Clark and McDonald Lounges of the Campus Center with the first hour devoted to the Faculty Scholarship, Research, and Creative Inquiry Fair.  This research fair focuses on 5 minute lightning round talks and poster presentations/exhibitions of faculty research, scholarship and creative practices.   The Colloquium will begin at approximately 5:45 pm. Refreshments will be provided.

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Broadcasters are recognized for news, sports and features

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James Suh has put together a great IC A Healthy Me Challenge this year - Food & Fitness. James is a senior Public and Community Health major from New Jersey and enjoys hiking with his dogs, running, and cooking healthy & delicious meals! 

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Designing Your SoTL Project

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Presenter: Deborah Rifkin, Associate Professor, Music Theory, History, and Composition

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Dr. Patrice Torcivia, Cornell University
Tuesday, April 5, 1:00-2:00 PM
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Open to faculty, staff, and students.

(Register Here) Registration is encouraged; walk-ins always welcome

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19th Annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival

Concert with Multimedia

Tuesday, March 29
8:15 p.m.
Hockett Recital Hall
Ithaca College

Free and Open to the Public

LANDSCAPES:  Open and closed spaces.  Natural and artificial.  Reverance and nostalgia.  Geographies and extractions.  Material and immaterial. Built and imagined.

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ITHACON, Ithaca's local comic book convention (Saturday, April 16 & Sunday, April 17) needs volunteers.  We need facepainters, greeters, people to craft with kids, Pokemon experts, comic book movers, cosplay photographers, and students to run away from blaster-toting small children.  Sign up this week on the wall outside of Muller 317.

All volunteers get a free "Ithacon Minion" t-shirt.


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 Enter the Family Food Gameshow, learn about health and wellness, and win prizes! 

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In a collaboration between residential life and the Honors Program, Katie Hellmann will increase her responsibilities and serve as an Honors Academic Assistant.

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Reading Early American Women’s Lives:  The Revolutionary Performances of Deborah Read Franklin and Sally Franklin Bache

Friday, April 8, 2016, 4-5:30pm in the Handwerker Gallery

Refreshments will be served!

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Do you want to live in Ithaca over the summer? Are you looking for a Sublet?

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 Hill's Kitchen Cooking Competition and Food Insecurity Awareness Event 

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This past February, four Ithaca College students traveled to New Haven, Connecticut as registered participants of the 21st Annual Black Solidarity Conference, held on the campus of Yale University. Sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs, Anissa Ash '18, Brandon Paul '17, Arlana Shikongo '17, and Efosa Erhunmwunse '18 represented IC among the 50+ institutions and 700+ participants. To demonstrate learning and share their prodigious conference experience, these students have created an original presentation for the Ithaca College Community titled “Addressing the Black (Mis)Education: Retelling the Narrative" Thursday, March 31st, 2016 @ 7:00pm in Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center. 

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What if I told you the one percent already pay their "fair share?" Join IC Young Americans for Liberty for pizza and riveting discussion on U.S. tax policy this Wednesday, March 30 at 8 PM in Business 206.

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Tonight at 11:59 is the deadline for submitting your entry in any genre in the arts exhibition for the Peggy R. Williams Difficult Dialogues Series. The theme is campus rape and sexual assault. Chosen entries will receive public exhibition and are eligible for cash prizes.

Send your entry in .doc, .pdf, .jpg, or .wav, or .mp4 format via email to Maura Stephens, See earlier Intercom story  for full information.

What is a Jumpstart Leader?  Jumpstart Leaders participate in each Jumpstart program in a leadership capacity by serving as a valuable source of information and advising students about their college experience. Students have the opportunity to apply to be a Jumpstart Leader for one of the four programs: Community Plunge, Lead-In, ECHO, and the GREEN Tour.


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 Claire Gleitman of the English Department will give a talk--"Saint-Mamas, Strudel, and the Single Man: Anxious Masculinity in Death of a Salesman"--on Thursday, March 31st at 5:30 pm, in Business 104.

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Naeem Inayatullah presented “Flow: Uncovering the Language of Differentiated Oneness in Hegel, Marx, Sufi Teaching Stories, and Autobiography” for the panel Writing the Self in IR for the annual meeting of the International Studies Association in Atlanta Georgia, March 15-20, 2016.  

He also presented “N = 1” for the roundtable Conceptualizing Historical Entanglements in IR, and “The Warm Indifference of the Non-Player,” for the roundtable Peripheral/Subaltern Agency in Critical IR: Beyond the Silence/Resistance Paradigm?   

He was chair and discussant for the panel, Social Suffering, Production of Affect, and the Politics of the Human; co-panelist for “Narrative Approaches,” in Critical Security Studies Methods Café, and chair for Postcolonial International Theory: Old Divides, New Syntheses.    

Chemistry majors Jameson T. Martin ('16) and Joshua M. Speer ('17) presented their research during the ACS Undergraduate Research Poster session at the ACS National Meeting on March 14th.

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Members of the Ithaca College Model United Nations team traveled to Mount Holyoke College for the Five College Model United Nations Conference (FCMUN) on March 25-27.

The team brought home an Outstanding Delegation award and numerous individual delegate awards in individual committees:

  • Outstanding Delegation: Ithaca College
  • Best Delegate: Yena Seo
  • Best Delegate: Jack Janson
  • Outstanding Delegate: Conor Friend
  • Outstanding Delegate: Graeson Michaud
  • Verbal Commendation: Katie Jones  

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