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On Tuesday, November 17, at 4:00p.m. in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112, the Sustainability Café will explore "Environmental Sustainability in Contemporary Art: Impacts, Source Materials and Response”, presented by Cheryl Kramer, director of the Handwerker Gallery at Ithaca College and faculty in the department of Art History.

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Please note the change in the Fitness Center hours on Saturday, November 14. The center will be open only from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. that day, so that students and staff may attend the Cortaca Jug football game.

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Students considering an internship in Washington, D.C. for their summer break plans are invited to apply for this scholarship.

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  (IC)2 Next Round

Contributed by Esther Radoja on 11/12/2009 

Submitted on behalf of associate provost Bashar Hanna.

A faculty working group is being formed to provide guidance to the next steps in implementing (IC)2.

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Submitted on behalf of Eric Maguire, vice president of enrollment management, and Brian McAree, vice president for student affairs and campus life.

We want to express our deep appreciation to members of the campus community for accommodating our visitors during the Ithaca and You programs on October 12 and November 11.

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Text for a Cure

Contributed by Linda Uhll on 11/12/2009 

On Saturday, November 14, 2009 (yes, that is Cortaca-Let's go Bombers!), Up 'til Dawn is holding their next fundraiser, Text for a Cure.

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Don Weller, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center 

"Nutrient discharges from Chesapeake Bay watersheds: effects of land use, physiographic province, and landscape arrangement"

Thursday, November 19
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

A reception will take place before the presentation, from 3:45 to 4:00 p.m. in the first-floor lobby. Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reduce, reuse, recycle.

Are you looking for a job or internship? Do New York, Boston, D.C., L.A., or Chicago sound like great places to work? Then Career Services is pleased to announce ! Career and Internship Connection (CIC) 2010!

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The Deadline for applications has been moved to December 1st, 2009

Early Submissions will be reviewed immediately!



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Monday, November 16; “Race and Indo-Caribbean Immigration in the Poetry of David Dabydeen." Anjali Nerlekar; Assistant Professor, Department of English, Ithaca College.

7:00pm in the Clark Lounge. Light refreshments will be served.


This event is free and open to the public.


I need one male and one female native speaker of German to record a dialogue for a German language textbook (to be published by Yale University Press). Participants will be paid for their time.

Please contact James Pfrehm at for script and additional information. After short audition, two participants will be selected. Participants with experience or interest in acting highly desired. Software and hardware for recording will be provided.

This is just a reminder that November 18th is the due date for Technology Renewal Spring 2010 questionnaires. If you have already completed your questionnaire, thank you!

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Learn about Photo Journalism!

Contributed by Allison Musante on 11/11/2009 

Interested in photography and journalism? Come learn tips from the best!

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Submitted on behalf of Laura Durling, assistant director of administrative services, public safety and emergency management.

Due to the excessive amount of traffic expected for the Cortaca Jug football game, all Ithaca College community members should be mindful that roadways to upper campus from the main traffic circle may be closed from morning through mid-afternoon on Saturday, November 14.

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Information Technology Services is interviewing four finalist candidates for the new position of "Director, Infrastructure and Communications Services".  This is an open invitation to the campus community to meet the candidates, ask questions and provide evaluation feedback to the search committee.  

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Come and hear traditional and modern stories of our Native American neighbors!

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Professors Brian Karafin, Rachel Wagner and Amanullah De Sondy attended the annual conference of the American Academy of Religion in Montreal from 6-10th November. They were accompanied by students John Borchert, Shannon Sly, and Christa Petruzzi, supported by an Ithaca College Educational Grant Initiative award. Amanullah presented a paper within the Men’s Studies in Religion Group on the topic of his forthcoming monograph on ‘Islamic Masculinities in Texts, Traditions, Societies and Culture’ and participated in the Study of Islam Section of the conference. Rachel presented twice, once at the Wabash Center for Teaching and Theology's luncheon on pedagogies of virtual reality, and a second time on rituals and gaming in a blended session of the Ritual Studies Group and the Religion, Media and Culture Group.

Holly Fodge, a graduate student in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education (HPPE), presented a paper titled, "Women in the Academy and the Price of Legitimacy" at the Succeeding as Women in Higher Education Conference at SUNY Cortland on October 25, 2009.


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Democracy advocate and world food and hunger expert Frances Moore Lappe will be speaking on Food, Finance and Climate Crises at Hobart & William Smith College. Ithaca College's Jason Hamilton will join her for a post-presentation panel discussion.

The event will take place in HWS's Albright Auditorium on Wednesday November 18, 2009,  from 7:30 to 9:30 pm.

  Is your job causing you PAIN?

Contributed by Mark Ross on 11/11/2009 

Do you suffer from eyestrain, neck, back, leg, elbow, and/or wrist pain? These may be related to your work environment. Ithaca College’s Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Department offers ergonomic reviews to staff and faculty. Proper ergonomics is necessary to prevent injuries, which can develop over time and can lead to long-term disability.

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