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STAND Trivia Night!

Contributed by Daniel Sitts on 04/29/2010 

Come win a gift certificate to Ithaca Bakery!

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Professor Barney Beins has co-edited a book on the scholarship of teaching and learning in the psychology major. The book is entitled Best Practices for Teaching Beginnings and Endings in the Psychology Major: Research, Cases, and Recommendations and was published by Oxford University Press.

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This is your last chance to give us your feedback by taking a short survey to rate your experience! 5 lucky participants will receive a smoothie gift certificate!

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I'm looking for 11 students interested in joining me for a 9-day tour of alpine Europe (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) tentatively scheduled for Dec. 28th-Jan. 5th, 2011.

YOU DO NOT NEED TO SPEAK GERMAN TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TOUR. A healthy curiosity of the world beyond Ithaca and a good pair of walking shoes will be enough.

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As we prepare to close our residence halls on campus, please take a moment to view a podcast that explains your responsibilities for checking out. 

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Michelle Rhoades, Elizabeth Stuprich, Danielle Hibbard, Sascha Clapper, and Caitlin Reilly presented research supervised by Nancy Rader at the L. Starling Reid Undergraduate Psychology Conference April 16th. Their trip was funded by the H&S Educational Grant Initiative, the University of Virginia, and the IC Psychology Department. Their papers have been published in the conference proceedings. The titles and authors of the papers are "Developmental Changes in Eye Gaze to a Speaker in Typically Developing Preschoolers" by M. Rhoades and E. Stuprich, "The Influence of Dynamic vs Static Gestures in Early Word Learning" by D. Hibbard, and "A Visual Cocktail Party Phenomenon: Intentional Filtering during Selective Attention" by S. Clapper and C. Reilly.

Farewell to Marsha Eger '70

Contributed by Shelley Semmler on 04/28/2010 

I wish to share with you the news that Marsha Eger '70, director of the President's Associates, will be leaving Ithaca College to pursue a master's degree in ritual chant and song at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, Dean, Interdisciplinary and International Studies.

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Asma Barlas as Director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE). Dr. Barlas will begin her duties on June 1st. 

Dr. Barlas is a full professor in the Department of Politics in the School of Humanities and Sciences and has served as a faculty member at Ithaca College since 1991. She is the author of the acclaimed Believing Women in Islam and a recipient of the internationally prestigious Spinoza Chair in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam.

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The Ithaca College Men's Club Lacrosse team defeated SUNY Oneonta on Saturday, April 24th to advance to the National College Lacrosse League National Championships. 

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Bethany A. Kilgore will be joining the School of Business staff as the Professional Development Coordinator in early May.  Kilgore is very eager to join the Ithaca College School of Business staff and work collaboratively with on and off-campus constituents to create a new, dynamic program within the School of Business. 

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Career Services is pleased to announce that members of the Ithaca College community have been invited to a special live, interactive event with Teach For America founder, Wendy Kopp.

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Two IC students, Andrew Fry and Sujin Kim, have won Fulbright grants for 2010-2011, and a third IC student, Allison Girasole, has been chosen as an alternate.

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, Dean, Interdisciplinary and International Studies.

After 4 years of outstanding service as Assistant Dean of the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies (DIIS), Dr. Mary Turner DePalma is returning full-time to the Department of Psychology. Dr. DePalma’s collaborative spirit, attention to detail, work with Homer, concern for DIIS faculty and students, and experience in building community will be sorely missed. 

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Lindsay Pehmoeller ’10, an anthropology and politics major, was awarded the National Association for Ethnic Studies 2010 Cortland Auser Undergraduate Student Paper Award.

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Join the IC Environmental Society at our regular meeting today for a workshop on toxic substances in standard beauty products run by Katie Kelly from Clean New York. Wednesday, April 28th, 8:00 in Friends 210.

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Courses that are fully online.

Yes! ITHACA offers courses during its summer sessions that are FULLY ONLINE. That meas you can go home, get a job, catch up with friends, and still complete a prerequisite, a major requirement, or explore an elective subject that you just haven't been able to fit in during the regular academic year.

From Hip-Hop Cultures to Water=Life to Intro to Journalism to Intro to Philosophy to Poetry Writing, summer session offers a wealth of online programming. Download the full Summer Session schedule in an easy-to-read pdf.

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Thank you from IC After Dark    

Contributed by Leigh Cunius on 04/27/2010 

IC After Dark says thank you for the great semester!



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Boat Ride with Hillel!

Contributed by Rachel Berger on 04/27/2010 

Have you ever taken a boat ride on Cayuga Lake? Well if you haven't, this is your chance! Come say goodbye to Shabbat with Hillel on Saturday May 1st from 8:30-10pm! We will be meeting at the Textor flag pole at 8pm and provide transportation down to the Lake. We will have a nice camp style Havdalah service on the boat and then you can chill with your friends. There are limited spots left so R.S.V.P. to Andrew Casper at ASAP if you would like to go.

Join the movement this Sunday at Ithaca High School for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Ithaca Walk MS!

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Today, April 28

Cayuga Lake Room of the Campus Center

12:00-12:50 PM

What's Next? Say Goodbye to the Past and Hello to the Future
Featuring John Bradac, Director, Career Services

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