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Phoebe Constantinou and Srijana Bajaracharya, Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, and Susan Baldwin, SUNY Buffalo, presented a research paper at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting in San Diego, California on April 17.

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The Center for Faculty Excellence and ITS are collaborating on organizing a series of faculty development opportunities, called "Teaching with Technology." The first in the series is a two-part event on using podcasts in your courses. You don't have to attend both parts.

May 18, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Center for Health Sciences (CHS) 207
Panel and Discussion -- "Course Podcasts: Imagining the Possibilities"

May 21, 10:00 a.m.-noon (Mac) or 1:00-4:00 p.m. (Windows)
Hands-On Workshop -- "Creating Course Podcasts"

See below for more information and registration details.

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Class Roots is looking to the seniors of next year to help fill our ranks and make next year memorable. We're looking for people to help with the following: Special Events, On-Going Events, Giving Back, Senior Cards, Merchandise, Future, Marketing, Historian, Gift Committee.

Go to to find out more information about these positions and then click the link listed to apply. Applications are due by 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 30. 

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As our Dr. Seuss-themed Relay for Life approaches, the IC Hope Relay team reminds everyone that our 5k Run/Walk, Logan's Run for IC Hope, will be held this Sunday, April 26! 

Named in honor of a brave young man, the son of an IC employee, who lost his life to cancer at age 11, Logan's Run is our team's major fund-raiser to support cancer research.

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The special edition will be titled "Interdisciplinary and International Collaborations in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Africa: The Contributions of Anthropology."

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Biology Junior Research Symposia
Wednesday, April 29, and Thursday, April 30
Each day begins at 4:00 p.m.
Center for Natural Sciences (CNS) 115

View the Schedule and Presentation Titles (.pdf)

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"The Bell Curve" Concert

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 04/23/2009 

The Ithaca College Symphonic Band will conclude its season with a free concert, entitled "The Bell Curve," on Tuesday, April 28, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall.

Elizabeth Peterson will conduct a program including Charles Rochester Young's "Tempered Steel," Percy Grainger's "Blithe Bells," and "Bell Piece." Rounding out the program will be Michael Daugherty's "Bells for Stokowski" and Gordon Jacob's classic, "William Byrd Suite."

"Stolen Gems" is the theme of an upcoming free concert by the Ithaca College Concert Band under Mark Fonder's direction on Wednesday, April 29, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall. The program consists of works originally written for other instrumentations, mostly orchestra, including the overture to Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss, a suite from Merry Mount by Howard Hanson, and waltzes from Der Rosenkavelier by Richard Strauss. 


Associate professor of politics Naeem Inayatullah presented "Why Do Some People Think They Know What Is Good for Others?" at Vassar College on April 16, 2009.

This Saturday, April 25, Water for Sudan, Ithaca College's chapter of the international service organization that seeks to raise money to sponsor fresh water wells in Sudan, will hold a 5K Run/Walk. Pre-registration will be held until Friday afternoon, and race-day registration begins at 10am. 

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Italian Opera Night Wednesday

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 04/23/2009 

On Wednesday, April 29, at 7:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall, the Opera Workshop will present Puccini's Suor Angelica along with other scenes and arias from Italian operas.

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Would you like to have your resume sent to thousands of recruiters?  In late May, Career Services will be sharing its 2008-2009 Graduates and Non-Graduates Resume Books with employers. 

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Tartuffe, currently playing in Dillingham Center, will be collecting donations to benefit St. Johns #5 Baptist Church in New Orleans' 7th Ward. Much of the church's facility was destroyed when Hurricane Katrina came ashore in August 2005.

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Cathrene Connery, assistant professor of education, was the chair of "The Social Construction of CHAT: An Intergenerational Conversation among International Perspectives" (September 2008) with the International Society of Cultural Activity Research, International Congress, San Diego, California. Also present were panelists Michael Cole, Vera John-Steiner, Valdimir Zinchenko, Anna Stetsenko, and Uri Engestrom.

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Wellness Clinic April Newsletter

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 04/23/2009 

Our latest newsletter is now available on our website. Check out articles such as "Tips for a Quality Workout," "Saying Goodbye to Stress," and "Healthier Fast Food Choices," among others. There's also a great recipe for three-vegetable penne.

If you would like information on joining the Wellness Clinic, please contact us via e-mail or give us a call at 274-1301.

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Tong Soon Lee, professor of ethnomusicology at Emory University, will speak on "Music, Soundscape, and Cultural Sustainability" at May's Finger Lakes Project workshop. Tong Soon's research focuses on Southeast and East Asian music, with particular interests in Singapore and the musical practices of diasporic Asian communities.

He has worked with the Islamic community in Singapore on the religious significance in the musical processes of the Islamic call to prayer, on performing arts and nationalism in Singapore, and with the Chinese community in England on Cantonese opera and issues of migration and multiculturalism in Britain.

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Featuring the American premiere of a work by Israeli-American composer Sharon Farber, the Ithaca College Women's Chorale will give a free concert on Sunday, April 26, at 4:00 p.m. in Ford Hall on the Ithaca College campus.

Janet Galván will conduct the concert, which will also feature music of Mendelssohn, Pergolesi, Sáez, Nelson, Ames, and Powell.

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The Department of Writing and the editors of StillWater, Ithaca College's annual literary and art magazine, proudly announce the release of the 2008-9 issue!

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Free Concert!!!

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