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Jeffery Meyer, the new conductor of the Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra, will lead a free concert on Friday, October 13 at 8:15 in Ford Hall. Meyer, who also conducts the St. Petersburg (Russia) Chamber Orchestra, has chosen a program including Dvorak’s seventh symphony, Brahms’s “Variations on a Theme by Haydn,” and Jennifer Higdon’s “Loco.” Higdon is this year’s Karel Husa Visiting Professor of Composition at Ithaca College.

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This is a reminder that there are two more demonstration sessions of student polling systems that are being considered for campus-wide use:

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Learn how to take advantage of Greek Peaks' great price for a College Student Season Pass.

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Men Against Rape Society (M.A.R.S.) is a group of students who are taking a proactive stance toward ending rape and the culture of rape through active pariticpation in the group's goals and educational opportunities.

Come learn more about M.A.R.S. at their first informational meeting, Monday, October 16, 2006, @ 7:00pm in Friends Hall, Room 204.

iMPrint Magazine: College Life's Internet Magazine, named 2006 Best Online College Magazine, has published its first of weekly sets of articles this week. Check them out at www.imprintmagazine.org.

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After 16 years, Wendy Pearle, Manager of User Support, Information Technology Services, has accepted a position as Director of Project Management for Wilfred Laurier University in Ontario, Canada. Her last day of work will be Friday October 13th.

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The women's tennis team (7-1) beat Nazareth 5-4 Sunday to win the Empire 8 Championship Tournament title and clinch the program's first bid to the NCAA championships.

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The Ithaca College Board of Trustees will hold its first meeting of the 2006–7 academic year Wednesday–Friday, October 11–13. The meeting will include five new members elected within the past year and will be the first since 2001 without William Haines at the helm. After reaching the five-year maximum for serving as board chair, Haines has been elected chair emeritus.

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Just a reminder: Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students are invited to a campus wide celebration Thursday, October 12, to launch the Campaign for Ithaca College: Making a World of Difference. Here are details of what promises to be a remarkable day.

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As part of the Student Leadership Institute, Russell Martin was scheduled to present “Conducting Effective Meetings” on Thursday, October 12 at 12:05 p.m. in Williams 221. In order to support the Campus Campaign Kick-off, the session will be rescheduled later in the year.

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The Department of Physics will open its new Performance-Based Physics Laboratory on Friday, Oct. 13. The event will begin at 3:30 p.m. in room 208 in the Center for Natural Sciences. Housing 11 round tables each equipped with audio, data, electrical outlets and Mac Powerbooks, the new facility allows students to create their own learning communities for three- to nine-person teams.

The inauguration of the new classroom will feature remarks by Howard Erlich, dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences, and a demonstration of the new facility’s technology by assistant professor of physics Michael “Bodhi” Rogers. In addition, Eric Leibensperger ’05 will give a talk, “Atmospheric Physics and Global Warming,” which focuses on his current research at Harvard University.

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - City of Ithaca

Contributed by Robert Holt on 10/06/2006 

Continuation – Sanitary Sewer Interceptor Project 2006

South Aurora Street between the intersections of Prospect & Pleasant Streets.

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Cash Found on Campus

Contributed by Crystal Young on 10/06/2006 

The Office of Public Safety is attempting to identify the owner of a sum of US Currency which was found on the campus within the past few days.

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Third Time's a Charm

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 10/06/2006 

“We care more about voting for our favorite American Idol candidate than voting for our favorite Congressional candidate.” Zack Ford, Ithaca College Student Body President

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The School of Business attains its first ever profile in Princeton Review's "Best 282 Business Schools."

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Matt Podolsky (Env. Studies and Cinema and Photography) presented "Shrubland Habitat Restoration in Contiguous Forest: Win-Win Management for Biodiversity" at the Annual Meeting of the New York State Ornithological Association. The conference was held in Oneonta, NY in September.

The paper was a co-authored with Dr. John Confer (Bio), and Juliana Quant (Bio.).

Matt received a $350 scholarship from the NYSOA for attending the conference and presenting the paper.

John Confer presented "Managing Habitat for Shrubland Birds" at a conference on "Early Successional Habitat" sponsored by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation at the Rensselaerville Environmental Institute in September.

Sex is natural, sex is good, not everybody does it, and that's OK!
Join us for "Don't have Sex in the Dark" - a presentation by Planned Parenthood that will include lots of info on safer sex, sexual communication, and other sexual health topics.
Monday night, October 9th, 7:00 p.m. Clark Lounge

I am pleased to be able to inform the campus community that Robert Cree, the former Associate Director of Financial Services until about a year ago, will be rejoining the Ithaca College family as Assistant Vice President of Business and Finance on October 30th.

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The handicap spaces in E lot near the Textor flag pole will be temporarily relocated to the south side of E lot in front of Muller.

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