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Email Virus Alert

Contributed by Wendy Pearle on 05/05/2005 

If you receive an e-mail message with an attachment that is unexpected, delete the message. DO NOT OPEN THE ATTACHMENT. It most likely is a virus.

Certain e-mail viruses are currently getting through our anti-virus protection "wall." ITS is working to correct this, but in the meantime, please use caution with these messages.

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John Henderson, natural and social sciences librarian, is the primary author of the lead article for a forum on open access publishing (OA) that appears in the May 2005 issue of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Frontiers is a publication of the Ecological Society of America.

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You and your family are invited to the Commencement Eve Gala Concert on Saturday, May 14, at 8:30 p.m. in the Ben Light Gymnasium.

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The Campus Life Award is given each year to a select group of graduating seniors in order to recognize their outstanding contributions to the Ithaca College community through participation and involvement in campus life. Over the years this award has become a coveted goal and valued honor.

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Disposal of Electronic Equipment

Contributed by Michael Lewis on 05/04/2005 

Computers, monitors, televisions and other electronic equipment, rechargeable batteries, and fluorescent light bulbs contain relatively small amounts of heavy metals such as lead and mercury and are not allowed to be mixed with regular trash.

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IC Kicks Back -- Huge Success

Contributed by Brian McAree on 05/04/2005 

The first annual IC Kicks Back celebration, with 1800 participants on the last day of classes, was an unbridled success. This celebration of the last day of classes was sponsored by IC After Dark and a number of other student organizations and campus offices.

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We Have a Winner!

Contributed by Tom Torello on 05/04/2005 

The winners of the first "Why IC" student video contest have been announced.

The competition was fierce. The creative juices flowed. There was much gnashing of teeth and wringing of hands by the judges. In the end only one entry could be chosen as the winner despite many deserving entries.

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Change in Available Paper Stock

Contributed by Tom Torello on 05/04/2005 

The College will no longer be ordering letterhead stock with a watermark of the College’s seal.

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Happy Birthday Art Narr

Contributed by Andrejs Ozolins on 05/04/2005 

Contributed on behalf of Jock Bethune

Our good friend and loyal Ithaca College alum, Art Narr '48, is celebrating his 80th birthday this coming Saturday, May 7, 2005. Art has given so much of himself to Ithaca College over the years -- as Alumni Association president, trustee, and distinguished alum, with frequent attendance at Commencement, athletic events, and so much more!

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Mara Alper: Video Art Screenings

Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 05/03/2005 

Mara Alper's experimental video To Erzulie was accepted for screening at the 25th annual National Association for Poetry Therapy conference in St. Louis, MO in May. It will also screen at the Art Mission Gallery as part of the exhibit Digital Salon which will run May 6-28.

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The course design workshops on May 23-25 remain the same, but there is a change in the order of the Thursday and Friday sessions.

See www.ithaca.edu/cfe/events_ICCourseDesignWorkshopsMay05.htm

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John Confer Receives Funding

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 05/03/2005 

John Confer has been awarded a grant from the Sterling Forest Partnership for studies of golden-winged warblers.

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The following are the facility hours of the Campus Center and its services from May 6, 2005 through May 15, 2005. These times are subject to change based on college events or unforseen circumstances. If you forsee any conflicts iwth your are in the Campus Center faacility, please contact our office immediately at 274-7905.

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Braendle, C., I. Friebe,M.C. Caillaud and D.L. Stern. 2005. “Genetic variation in an aphid wing polyphenisms is genetically linked to a naturally occurring wing polymorphism”. Proc Royal Acad Sci 272:657-664.

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Jason Hamilton's Work Published

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 05/03/2005 

Jason Hamilton, biology, is proud to announce the recently published articles listed below. The first one was coauthored with one of his students, Mihai Aldea.

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It is with a great deal of sorrow that I must inform the campus community of the death of Pearla Monroe.

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Three faculty members from OCLD and one graduate student in communications presented their work at the Eastern Communication Association (ECA) annual conference in Pittsburgh, April 28-May 1.

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The Academic Procession

Contributed by Brian McAree on 05/02/2005 

As we prepare for our 2005 Commencement on Sunday, May 15, 2005, I would like to provide you with some information regarding the academic procession.

The procession will form at 8:30 a.m. outside in the academic quad if it’s nice weather, or inside the enclosed walkway beginning at Job Hall and extending through the Campus Center if it is raining. Please see below for information on forming the academic procession if Commencement is indoors. The academic procession will begin at 9:15 a.m. and the Commencement ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. All guests will be encouraged to be seated by 9:00 a.m.

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This year's Ad Lab Team, comprised of senior communications and business majors, won the American Advertising Federation's regional student advertising competition in New York City on Friday, April 29. They will compete at the national competition in Nashville, Tenn. in June.

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Pre-MBA Summer Modules

Contributed by Donald Eckrich on 05/02/2005 

Even if your undergraduate degree is in a non-business field, you could be enrolled in IC’s one-year MBA program as early as fall 2005 and finish course work in June, 2006.

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