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Prism is Seeking New Advisers!

Contributed by Gina Evers on 03/11/2008 

To all Faculty and Staff:

Do you want to work with a passionate, energetic group of students?

Do you want to have a positive impact on the IC community?

Do you have an interest in equality, activism, and the queer community?

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Women's Appreciation Dinner

Contributed by Taylor Desir on 03/10/2008 

The African-Latino Society and IC Feminists are still accepting nominations for the March 19 Women's Appreciation Dinner.

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Holy Week Services

Contributed by Melissa French on 03/10/2008 

Below is the schedule for Catholic Masses and services for Holy Week and Easter.

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Auxiliary Event Staff Needed

Contributed by William Ferguson on 03/07/2008 

The Office of Public Safety is instituting a new program to assist with staffing for campus special events.

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The Linden Center for Creativity and Aging, administered through the Gerontology Institute, has up to $5,000 a year available to College faculty and/or staff members for projects related to creativity and aging.

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Infant Language Research

Contributed by Nancy Rader on 03/06/2008 

If you have an infant 9 to 14 months of age, we would love to have you participate in our new language study.

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Attention all interested faculty and staff:

The IC coordinating team for the Ithaca College-EcoVillage at Ithaca Partnership for Sustainability Education is soliciting applications for curriculum development initiatives in the area of sustainability, including the "people" element of the "people/planet/prosperity" intersection. The $1,000 curriculum development mini-grants will support work conducted during summer and fall 2008. A maximum of five mini-grants will be awarded.

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Physics professor Luke Keller has been awarded a $25,000 NASA contract to use data from the Spitzer Space Telescope in an ongoing study of solar system formation around distant stars.

Over the next two years, Professor Keller and his students will use spectra from the infrared space telescope to study the light emitted from dust and complex organic molecules that orbit very young stars. They will use the emissions to determine how this dust and gas changes with time and also how the properties of the star affect the orbiting material.

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Barney Beins, of the Department of Psychology, gave an invited presentation at the Southeastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology in Atlanta.

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Yes, the rumors you have heard are true! While expressing his sincere regrets at not being able to appear in person (so the word on the pavement goes), Matthew McConaughey is supporting the sixth annual Bursar's Benefit Auction by sending a lovely autographed 8x10 photo of himself! This dreamy photo could be yours -- talk about warming up the environment! That's not all, though ...

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The Life and Legacy of Rod Serling, a two-day conference sponsored by the Park School of Communications, will be held March 28 and 29.

While registrations are now being accepted for the two-day event -- which features presentations of academic papers, panel discussions, screenings, and a scriptwriting competition -- there will also be four events free and open to the campus community (first-come, first-served).

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IC D.A.N. Hug Station Day!

Contributed by Ryan Salisbury on 03/05/2008 

Yesterday, March 5, from noon to 3:00 p.m., IC Do Anything Nice (IC D.A.N.) hosted its monthly Hug Station Day!

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Tower Club Spring Break Hours

Contributed by Julie Whitten on 03/05/2008 

The Tower Club Restaurant will be closed starting Monday, March 10, through Friday March 14. The restaurant will reopen Monday, March 17, with a special St. Patrick's Day buffet.

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The Block 2 schedules are ready for all Recreational Sports fitness classes.

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Submitted on behalf of Kathleen Rountree, provost and vice president for academic affairs

To the Ithaca College community,

After three years of planning and preparations, the Middle States reaccreditation visit is now complete, and I write to say a heartfelt thank-you to the entire community for your participation. The team members constantly spoke of how welcomed they felt, and that their interactions with students, faculty, and staff were open, honest, and genuine.

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A test of the Ithaca College Emergency Notification System (ENS) will take place during the noon hour on Thursday, March 6.

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You could win a $100 or $50 gift certificate to Wegmans or your favorite local store!

The Core Alcohol and Drug Survey, with additional questions about gambling, was e-mailed to 2,800 randomly selected IC students last week. A reminder was sent earlier this week. The survey takes about 15 minutes to complete.

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Meeting in New York City February 27–28, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees approved a budget that continues the college's implementation of its Institutional Plan and sets tuition rates for the 2008–9 academic year.

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Applications are now available for working as a Personal Trainer at the Fitness Center.

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Summer Job Opportunity: Lifeguard

Contributed by Sarah Hawkins on 03/05/2008 

Recreational Sports is now accepting applications for summer 2008 lifeguards for the indoor and outdoor pools.

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