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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County has developed a terrific resource to help you save energy -- and money! -- in your home. This program features quick and easy tips and low- and even NO-cost ways to reduce your energy costs. The program features lots of do-it-yourself videos, as well as printable factsheets and instructions.

The Sustainability at Ithaca group has made a special arrangement with Cooperative Extension to make FREE CDs of this terrific program available to interested members of the IC community.

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Monday February 2nd 7pm Williams 225!
SPEAKER: Heather Stone, MPH

I am the Program Manager for Cornell's Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors (BCERF). Our program is working on a project called The Estrogen Connection. With the help from Ithaca College students and professors we developed 3 short video clips demonstrating simple steps students can make to reduce their exposure to environmental estrogens in everyday products. Here are the links to the videos:

MAKE-UP: Breast Cancer and The Estrogen Connection
_http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kI2V3jHuiQs

_PLASTICS: Breast Cancer and The Estrogen Connection
_http://www.youtube.com/watch?

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Colleges Against Cancer is calling out to anyone who is fighting cancer or who is a cancer survivor in order to form a "Survivor Network." With this network, the committee plans to put together events such as Family Fun Nights, so the families of survivors can get away from the stress that treatments have caused for a night. The Survivorship Committee of College's Against Cancer works hard on these events, so it's bound to be a good time for all!

If you are interested, or if you know someone who might like to participate please contact CACIthaca@gmail.com.

Created Equal designs and implements projects to promote social justice and equality specifically targeting issues of homophobia faced by the LGBTQA community.

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Join the African-Latino Society to celebrate the beginning of Black History Month!

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Hungry? Come eat free pizza at the Active Minds meeting!

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As the spring semester gets into full swing, Ithaca College is encouraging students, faculty, and staff who have not already done so to sign up for the Emergency Notification System (ENS), which uses voice, e-mail, and text messaging to provide time-sensitive information and details on appropriate responses during critical situations.

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Cathy Crane, assistant professor in the Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts, will screen her film, Unoccupied Zone: The Impossible Life of Simone Weil, at Cornell Cinema on Tuesday, February 3, at 7:15 p.m.

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After numerous performances worldwide, including concerts with the BBC Concert Orchestra and the China National Symphony, Ithaca native and classical concert pianist Frederic Chiu will return to his hometown on Saturday, January 31, to give a free concert. The performance will begin at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

In addition to music by Mendelssohn and Chopin, Chiu will play one of his own transcriptions, “Erbarme dich” from Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, a transcription by Liszt of Wagner’s “Liebestod” from Tristan und Isolde, and three selections from Liszt’s Annees de Pelerinage.

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The Enduring Masters series at Ithaca College will continue on Friday, January 30, with a performance by world-renowned bandoneón virtuoso Daniel Binelli. Free and open to the public, the concert will start at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Binelli will also conduct four days of master classes.

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Join us on January 29 at 6:30 p.m. for "Inner Worlds/Outer Realities," a screening of films by John Fracchia. Fracchia's films will be followed by a presentation of experimental films by students in the Park School of Communications.

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For those interested in mathematics and culture, Marty Sternstein's article, "Mathematics and the Dan Culture," is in the latest volume of the Journal of Mathematics and Culture (volume 3, number 1).

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Study Abroad This Summer!

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 01/27/2009 

Are you looking to do something exciting this summer? Consider one of Ithaca College's summer study-abroad programs! During summer 2009, we will be running a wide variety of programs across the globe.

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Spend This Summer in London!

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 01/27/2009 

Have you always wanted to go to London, but didn't think you could spare a full semester? Consider applying to the London Center summer program! You can choose from two six-week, six-credit options: an internship or two courses.

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Study Abroad Info Sessions!

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 01/27/2009 

Are you interested in studying abroad? Come to one of our info sessions! The Options for Study Abroad at Ithaca College sessions give an overview of all of the study abroad options available to you. The London Center sessions will give you a detailed glimpse of what a semester or summer abroad in London would be like. Come learn more about your study abroad options!

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January and February are the worst two months for the winter blues -- it's cold, the days are short and gray.

If you feel moody and less energetic or less productive; or if you have trouble concentrating, sleep more than usual, and are less enthused about life and socializing, you might be experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Sun Life Financial will visit, campus on Friday, February 13, to conduct interviews for sales representative trainees.

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The Student Leadership Institute (SLI) is a series of interactive workshops designed to help students develop and refine skills that will enhance your effectiveness in current and future leadership roles.

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The Handwerker Gallery is seeking submissions for an student experimental film screening at 6:30 p.m. on January 29. Please contact Cheryl Kramer, Handwerker Gallery director, at ckramer@ithaca.edu for further information.

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Your Impact is the award-winning WICB talk show with a sustainable focus, and we're looking for new members.

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