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Kyle Block, Mark Hager and Anthony Parisi presented, “Monitoring Amphibian Road Mortality During Migration: Tompkins Co, NY” at the Northeast Natural History Conference, sponsored by the New York State Museum in Albany. The paper was co-authored with John Confer.

The Eastern College Science Conference is held each year in the northeast. The host institution changes year to year. The conference is designed specifically for undergraduates to present the results of their research in a friendly environment. All presentations are given by undergraduates.

This year the following students presented (under the supversion of their faculty member):

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Biology Students Win Awards

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 04/24/2006 

Scott Werneke ('07) is this year's winner of the Outstanding Presentation Award for his presentation entitled, “Metal interactions with slug glue proteins”, at the Eastern College Science Conference. He conducted his research in Andy Smith's lab.

Hugo Valencia ('07) is this year's recipient of the Jason Dickens Memorial Award. This award is given in honor of Jason Dickens, who was an Ithaca College Biology major. Jason hoped to attend medical school and to use his talents to serve society as a physician. Tragically he was the victim of a boating accident in the summer of 1998. Hugo is planning on attending medical school upon graduation. His stipend will be used for textbooks or other academic needs.

In continuing with the standard of excellence established by the Ithaca College Athletic Training Education Program, we are pleased to announce that three of our student majors have won highly competitive state, regional and national scholarship competitions! Please join us in congratulating these fine young ladies!

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On Saturday evening, April 22, at the 2006 Rainbow Reception for Graduates, Rebecca F. Plante, sociology, was awarded the Office of Multicultural Affairs LGBT Ally Award. This award honors "outstanding efforts as an Ally to the LGBT community at Ithaca College".

Remember to register your vehicle for the 2006-2007 school year now and avoid the long lines next year.

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iMPrint Magazine: College Life's Internet Magazine has published it's fourth-and-final edition for the month of April. iMPrint will cease publishing for the semester May 5.

iMPrint now updates on a weekly basis. For up-to-the-minute announcements and postings, visit the site and click 'subscribe' (it's free!).

Here's a look at this week's articles:

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Don't Get Squashed by Textbook Prices!
Educate yourself of your options for next year at
Student Government's First Annual Textbook Price Reduction Workshop

Tuesday April 25th, 7 pm Textor 103

Also, resist bogus buy-backs by donating your books in the academic quad
all week!

Daniel McCarey
VP Campus Affairs, SGA

Do you want to make a difference for Ithaca College while earning extra cash?

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IC Kicks Back

Contributed by April Tam on 04/22/2006 

Celebrate the end of the semester with IC After Dark and IC Kicks Back!

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The campus community is cordially invited to attend public presentations by the candidates for the Director of Admission position (see below for date, time and location). A question and answer session will follow each presentation.

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One of the most influential conservative commentators in the country will give a defense of the war on terror in a talk at Ithaca College. Rich Lowry, editor of "National Review," will speak on Tuesday, April 25, at 8:00 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium. Titled "The Benign Superpower: In Defense of the President's Bush's War on Terror," his talk is free and open to the public.

While studying English and history at the University of Virginia, Lowry edited a conservative monthly magazine called the "Virginia Advocate." He graduated in 1990 and went on to work as a research assistant for commentator and columnist Charles Krauthammer and as a reporter for a local paper in Northern Virginia. In 1992 he joined "National Review," a magazine founded in 1955 by William F. Buckley that has played a decisive role in shaping the conservative movement in the United States. Lowry served as articles editor before moving to Washington in the summer of 1994 to cover Congress, and in 1997 he was named the magazine's editor.

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Can a story change the world? Find out on Tuesday, April 25, at 8:00 p.m. in Textor 101. "Invisible Children" tells the story of three young Americans who undertook a film-making adventure in Africa, but whose experience transformed into much more, when they found themselves stranded in Northern Uganda. They discovered children being kidnapped nightly from their homes and subsequently forced to fight as child soldiers. This film is dedicated to exposing this tragic and - amazingly - largely untold story.

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Summer Employment

Contributed by Kate Brown on 04/21/2006 

Are you looking for a summer job? The Office of Multicultural Affairs is now taking applications for summer employment.

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"Successful Tenure and Promotion at Ithaca College," a program featuring remarks by the Provost and panels of recent candidates and all-college committee members, takes place on Wednesday April 26, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in Textor 103.

"Good Practice in Tenure Evaluations" is a set of two workshops on Tuesday, May 16. Based on a major report by the American Council on Education, the American Association of University Professors, and United Educators Insurance Risk Retention Group, the workshops are open to any faculty member or academic administrator.

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Last Day of Classes

Contributed by Brian McAree on 04/21/2006 

We would like to invite faculty and staff to join our students at an event that is in its second year and surely on its way to becoming a tradition – IC Kicks Back.

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Math Alum Publishes Article

Contributed by David A Brown on 04/21/2006 

Matt Halstead (Math/CS '04) co-authored an article that has been accepted by the journal Chaos, Soltions, and Fractals.

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TRLS Faculty Present at Therapeutic Recreation Conference.

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Are you currently or will you be 21 years old by the end of August? Two student drivers are needed for next semester. Applicants must be available from 11:00AM until at least 1PM Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday or Tuesday/ Thursday, and Saturday from 10AM until 1PM. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a clean driving record, take a 2 hour College driver safety course and be able to do heavy lifting. This position delivers student mail to mail rooms and packages to the Phillips Hall Post Office.
Applications are available at the Phillips Hall Post Office and the Mail Center.
Direct questions to Julia Falone 274-1763 or jfalone@ithaca.edu

Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts proudly presents the 2006-2007 theater season. Read on for a glimpse at our offerings in the coming academic year and please stay tuned for upcoming announcements about season subscriptions with discounts offered to Ithaca College faculty, staff, students and alumni.

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