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Free the Slaves and FLEFF bring you a "rockumentary" about modern-day slavery and human trafficking. The film will be screened Friday, April 3, at 7:00 p.m. at Fall Creek Pictures.

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On Thursday, April 2, at 8:00 p.m. in room 111 in the Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise, Ithaca College alumnus Kevin Groman '92 will return to campus to speak about his work leading three Fortune 1000 companies to become both more sustainable and more profitable. Groman's presentation is titled "The Road to and beyond an IPO and an Economic Recession: Lessons of Leadership, Sustainability, and Profitability."

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Kevin Hurley, Chris Hastings, and Charlie Simkin will talk about their research experiences in Greece and Nevada.

Tuesday, March 31, 12:10 p.m.
204 Center for Natural Sciences

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The next Sustainability Café in the spring 2009 series will look at "carbon sequestration." This Café will be held on Thursday, April 2, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise, room 301.

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Thomas R. Rochon will be inaugurated as the eighth president of Ithaca College on Friday, April 17, at 3:00 p.m. in the Ben Light Gymnasium. All members of the campus community are warmly invited to participate.

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Come to a lively interactive session about personal safety created especially for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and allied students -- Wednesday, April 1, at 7:00 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Campus Center.

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Internationally acclaimed modern artist Spencer Finch will explore how science and art are intertwined and can inform each other in a free public lecture at Ithaca College on Thursday, April 2. His talk, “Beauty and the Scientific Method,” is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. in Textor 102.

An installation of Finch’s works that bring together principles of science and art, created in collaboration with IC students, will also be on display throughout the day in the Center for Natural Sciences.

Spencer Finch's Official Site

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Proposals are invited for demonstration projects that exemplify the ideals of the (IC)2 initiative and will serve as illustration and inspiration of the integrative curriculum concept as the College plans for a more widespread implementation in the future.

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Biology Seminar: April 9

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 03/28/2009 

Anna Evangeline Savage
Cornell University

"Population genetics of chytridiomycosis susceptibility in the Arizona lowland leopard frog, Lithobates yavapaiensis"

Thursday, April 9
4:00 p.m.
CNS 115

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April is the month both of Shakespeare's birth and of his death. In honor of those events, the students of the Styles of Acting class would like to invite you to their performance of scenes from three plays by William Shakespeare.

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Free the Slaves Meeting

Contributed by Molly Schimpff on 03/28/2009 

Please join the next Free the Slaves meeting, Monday night at 5:30 p.m. in Friends 202.

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What can the SGA do for you?

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Scrapbooking, Anyone?

Contributed by Andrea McClatchie on 03/27/2009 

Join Ithaca College's Relay for Life team "IC HOPE" for a scrapbook-athon.

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The inaugural winners of the Izzy Award for special achievement in independent media will be honored in a ceremony on Tuesday, March 31, at the State Theatre in downtown Ithaca. Democracy Now! host/executive producer Amy Goodman and Glenn Greenwald will each speak at the event, which is being held at 7:00 p.m. The award ceremony is free and open to the public, though tickets are required.

Free tickets may be picked up at the Ithaca College Campus Center or the State Theatre box office. Located at 105 W. State Street, the State Theatre box office is open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and before performances from two hours prior to showtime until a half hour past curtain. The IC ticket office, located in the recreation center on the first floor of Campus Center, is open Monday through Friday, 12:10 to 6:00 p.m.

In addition to speaking at the ceremony, Goodman and Greenwald will sign copies of their books.

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Don't miss out on this week's happenings!

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Reminder -- Passover 5769-2009

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 03/27/2009 

Passover begins at dusk on Wednesday, April 8, and ends eights days later on Thursday, April 16, when it gets dark.

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The TREES Institute (Teaching and Research in Environmental Ethics and Sustainability) is sponsoring a juried exhibition of student work centering on the theme of sustainability. Submitted work may be critical in nature (observing situations and phenomena that negatively affect the environment) or aspirational (focusing on subjects that suggest remedy and redemption). All approaches from artistic to documentary are welcome.

Accepted entries will be framed and displayed in several high visibility areas in the Roy H. Park School of Communications. Open to all Ithaca College students.

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Tickets are still available for purchase for the 2009 Fashion/Talent Show, 'Fabric'.

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Drying up Palestine -- FLEFF Film

Contributed by Andrea Levine on 03/27/2009 

Sponsored by Students for a Just Peace

7-9pm Thursday, 4/2 Williams 218

"Drying Up Palestine is a portrait of the stresses and strains imposed on Palestinian society by Israel's almost total control over access to water and sewage facilities in the West Bank, told in the words of ordinary people. It is a compelling picture of the impact of military occupation on everyday life." You can watch the trailer at & find the complete FLEFF schedule at

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The Power of Poetry

Contributed by Andrea Levine on 03/27/2009 

Sponsored by Students for a Just Peace

8-10pm Mon, 3/30 Williams 221

Jennifer D. Klein will discuss her experiences teaching poetry at An-Najah University in the West Bank, Palestine, and share the work of both her Palestinian and American students. This presentation will explore the realities of Palestinian life under occupation, and show how poetry can promote a creative space for political discussion that transcends cultural boundaries and ideological differences.

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