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Zillah Eisenstein, professor of politics, delivered the keynote address, "Audacious Feminisms: and their Newest Sexes, Races, Genders and Globes", at the Australian National Women's Studies Association Conference, titled "Emerging Spaces: New Possibilities in Critical Times", June 30, 2010, Hawke Building, University of South Austraia, Adelaide, Australia.

Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 07/07/2010 


Quoted in the media: faculty members Ellen Staurowsky and Gary Sforzo. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media


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Given the extreme temperatures our whole area of the country is experiencing, we are mandated by the New York ISO to immediately take any reasonable steps you can to help reduce the College’s draw on the electrical power grid.

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Patricia Zimmermann was recently an invited speaker at the China and the West: Cosmopolitics, Memory, and Visual Media in the 21 St Century international symposium at Hong Kong University June 11 and 12, 2011.

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Christopher LaRosa, an Ithaca College student in the School of Music, was awarded an IES Abroad Fine Arts Merit-Based Scholarship in the amount of $3000 by the Institute for the International Education of Students. LaRosa will attend the IES Abroad fall 2010 Vienna program. This term IES received over 550 applications competing in 20 different scholarship categories. Only 12% of applicants received an award.


You are invited to join Career Services for a free lunch and sneak-peak of our new office! 

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Matt Mogekwu, associate professor and chair in the Department of Journalism, will present a paper titled, "Conflict Reporting and Peace Journalism: In Search of a New Model," at the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) conference this week in Sydney, Australia.

He will also be attending and presenting a paper, "Non-Linear Relationship Between Media-Development-Social Change and Citizenship: Examining the Constraints in Developing Countries," at the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) conference in Braga, Portugal July 18-23, 2010.

“Make Open Space,” the second of three social media contests to be rolled out by the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival 2009–10, is seeking entries.

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As part of its yearlong rollout of blogs, screenings and online user-generated events, Ithaca College’s Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) is seeking entries for the first of three juried social media contests centered on “Open Spaces,” FLEFF’s 2009–10 program stream.

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CNS Goes Wireless!

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 07/06/2010 

ITS is pleased to announce that the CNS building is fully wireless. Please contact the Helpdesk if you have any questions or problems.

ITS Helpdesk

Submitted on behalf of Cindy Martin, Chair of the Tompkins County Relay for Life.

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Congratulations to Maki Inada for her continued successes!

Sahi C, Lee T, Inada M, Pleiss JA, Craig EA. 2010. Cwc23, an essential J protein critical for pre-mRNA splicing with a dispensable J domain.  Mol Cell Biol. Jan;30(1):33-42.   View the abstract here.

Inada M and Pleiss JA.  2010. Genome-Wide Approaches to Monitor Pre-mRNA Splicing.  Guide to Yeast Genetics: Functional Genomics, Proteomics, and Other Systems Analysis.  Edited by: Jonathan Weissman; Christine Guthrie and Gerald R. Fink.  Methods in Enzymology.  Volume 470, Pages 1-892.

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Want an interesting job that looks great on your resume? Want to work in a place where you learn new things every day? ITS is currently looking for qualified applicants to work in the following areas for the Fall 2010.

  • ITS Project Management Assistant
  • Assistant System Administrator

If you are interested in either position, please check out our hiring website for more details and to apply today!

Applications can be turned in to an office assistant on the 3rd floor of Job Hall or e-mailed to

ITHACA, N.Y. -- For the 10th time in the 10 years that the award has been given, Ithaca College won the Empire 8 Commisioner's Cup. The Commisioner's Cup is given to the conference's most successful athletic department, based on standings and championship tournament results in Empire 8 sports.

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Monday, July 5th is recognized by the college as a holiday, and as a result, the 5:10pm Zumba class will not be held.

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ITS has posted 2 new openings for the 2010-2011 school year

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With the warm, sunny days of summer finally here, many people spend more time outdoors but may skip a few important steps to be safe. Keep these reminders nearby to have fun in the sun and be safer at the same time.

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The weeklong Choral Music Experience workshop will conclude with a free concert at 3:15 on Friday, July 2 in Ford Hall.  Led by Janet Galvan with guest clinician Nick Page, the concert will include performances by the singers and conductors who have been learning together throughout the week. 

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ITS is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2010 the Student Computer Repair Center (SCRC) will begin offering personal computer repair service for faculty and staff with a valid Ithaca College ID. The SCRC, located in Friends 110, is staffed with trained and certified technicians who can provide affordable and convenient on-campus computer advice and support.

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Thursday's TNT! class, normally held from 5:10-5:50 in the Fitness Center, is canceled for this week, July 1st.

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