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Think you can dance? (Or wish you could dance?)

Please join us and fellow IC students for our first fundraiser of the semester-Ballroom Dancing-on **Friday March 26th in the upper atrium of the School of Business from 6:00PM-8:30PM. With the help of skilled instructors we will learn how to do the Tango, Rumba, and Waltz. Lessons will take place for the first hour and a half (half hour of lesson per each dance) and for the last half hour we can socialize and use our new moves! Tickets will be sold on the first floor of the business school-it is $3 for Women in Business members, $4 for all others in advance, and $5 at the door. Tickets are available now through March 26th.


Women in Business Executive Board


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact [Allison Walker] at []. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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At the all-college meeting in January, President Tom Rochon discussed our desire to become a learning organization, and how your professional development is key to that process.  The Office of Human Resources is offering 90-minute workshops to help employees:

♦ Create or enhance your Individual Development Plan
♦ Initiate more effective conversations with your supervisor
♦ Establish more meaningful goals

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Naeem Inayatullah, Associate Professor of Politics, presented "The Dark Heart of Kindness: Norms Constructivism as Deflection," at a workshop titled Norms, Nomos, or Normalization? Interrogating the Use of Norms in International Relations, University of Sydney, Sydney Australia.


Be a part of the "Situation" on Friday, March 26th when Up 'til Dawn hosts a night at the Jersey Shore!

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Zillah Eisenstein, Professor of Politics, delivered lectures via Skype at the W.E.B. Dubois Centre, the Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA) at the University of Ghana, Legon, and the U.S. Embassy, Accra, Ghana during the week of March 15th. She was to have presented in Accra but her planes were cancelled due to storms at JFK on Sunday and Monday, March 13-14.

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Alicia Skaly, Ithaca College's TIAA-CREF Individual Client Services Consultant, comes to campus twice a month to provide personalized advice and planning services to help you in pursuing your retirement goals.   The dates she will be on campus in April, May and June have been determined.

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Ms. FRIDA BERRIGAN, peace activist, expert on nuclear, arms trade and human rights issues, will speak at IC campus WEDNESDAY MARCH 31, 4:00-5:30pm, WILLIAMS 225.

Her talk will center on the inherent dangers of nuclear fuel cycle on the health, environment and economies of all peoples, and in particular the historical impact of uranium mining and nuclear waste dumps on native communities, who bear a disproportionate burden of risk from the nuclear fuel cycle. The event is part of a 700-mile Walk for a Nuclear-Free Future from Western NY to New York City to call attention to the 2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference at UN in May 2010.  This will be a good opportunity to learn and bring awareness to a topic that is not much discussed in academic, media or policy circles.

sponsored by: Politics, Sociology, Anthropology Depts., Park Center for Independent Media, Diversity Awareness Committee

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The eight annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 23. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please visit to register.

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We are on the verge of completing our third consecutive 17-week series here at Ithaca College. Since April 2009, twelve members have achieved their individual goal weights, seven of whom are now Lifetime members. Our group as a whole has dropped a total of 449.3 pounds during the current series and a whopping 1620.8 pounds since starting the campus program in April. It can be done--join us to find out how!

Register now for a continuing 17-week series, scheduled to begin Tuesday, April 20, 2010.

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On Thursday, April 1, the Department of Public Works will begin cleaning streets in the South Hill area, weather permitting. The city has asked the college to remind students who park on South Hill streets that they should watch for posted signs and check on their cars daily.

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 For the second year consecutive year, Ithaca College’s MBA Program is one of 15 graduate business programs named to The Princeton Review’s 2nd annual “Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools” list in the Operations category.  The list appears in the April 2010 issue of Entrepreneur, the nation’s leading publication for and about entrepreneurs. The lists are also posted at and

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Michelle Dziejman, University of Rochester
"Vibrio cholerae: How Genomics Told us There's More to Learn"

Thursday, March 25
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are invited to attend the department's seminars. A reception will take place before the presentation, from 3:45 to 4:00 p.m. in the first-floor lobby.

Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reduce, reuse, recycle.

Reminder: the deadline for Faculty Excellence Award nominations with supporting materials is Friday, March 26. 

Nomination forms are available in your dean's office and on the Center for Faculty Excellence website at  Contact Scott Erickson, Chair, Faculty Development Committee, at with any questions. 

Friday, March 26
3:00 p.m., CNS 112

"Developing a Time-Resolved Loss-of-Function Approach for Analysis of Neural Development in Zebrafish"

Monday, March 29
4:00 p.m., CNS 112 

 "Patterning and death, making sense of midbrain development"

All are cordially invited to attend.
Refreshments beforehand* (3:45-4:00pm) in first floor lobby.

*Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages.
Reuse, reduce, recycle!


Submitted on behalf of Mark Coldren, AVP for Human Resources

Many individuals around campus are starting to receive a message from the "Great Colleges to Work For" group.  The message would come with the following:

Subject:  The Chronicle Great Colleges to Work For 2010 Faculty and Staff Survey Invitation

From:  Great Colleges

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REMINDER:  The deadline is 1:00 on Friday, April 2.

Project descriptions are available on the web:

  • All students must apply for BIOL-30200 by filling out the form. (PDF)
  • To register, you must meet with the faculty member individually, and submit a signed application.

Reminder: the deadline for Faculty Excellence Award nominations with supporting materials is Friday, March 26. 



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Math Ice Cream Social
Tuesday March 30 at 5:30pm
2nd Floor Lobby of Williams Hall
All interested students are invited!

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Many people agree that flowers are one of the most important elements in your event design.  From big parties to small get-togethers, flowers can bring that added touch to any setting.  If you are planning to hire a florist for your event, discuss what you want to achieve with your flowers.  Many people do not know what they require and will be left with disappointing flowers.  Lots of hosts or organizers hire florists that can turn out to be a disappointing investment.  If you follow the 5 rules laid out below, you will invest in a good florist that knows exactly what you like and can use flowers to reinforce the mood you must create.

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IC Sex Behind Closed Doors

Contributed by Heather Mueller on 03/22/2010 

Tuesday March 23, 2010 from 7-9PM in the Campus Center Klingenstein Lounge is IC Sex Behind Closed Doors - Discussions that everyone needs to be a part of. 

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