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Fourteen students were elected to the Sigma Xi scientific research honor society for 2014. Founded in 1886, Sigma Xi is the international honor society of scientists and engineers, who are elected to membership because of their research achievements or potential. The Sigma Xi motto is: "Companions in Zealous Research". The Paulen A Smith Chapter at Ithaca College was founded in 1966.

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This week, Hillel at IC is hosting a Shabbat Dinner to recognize our seniors. Join us to celebrate our graduating seniors, a brief service, and a tasty make your own sushi dinner.

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Bagel Brunch This Weekend

Contributed by Leonard Slutsky on 04/23/2014 

The last bagel brunch of the semester is this Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 11 am in the Business School Atrium.

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Holocaust Commemoration Ceremony

Contributed by Igor Khokhlov on 04/23/2014 

Please join us for a Holocaust Commemoration ceremony on Monday, April 28, at 12:10pm. 

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You're invited to help new Jewish first-year students with their transition to Ithaca. If you'd like to be part of the Hillel Freshman Fest leadership team, please fill out this application.

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Ithaca College Natural Lands (ICNL, see map) was created in 2004 as a conservation reserve system managed and used for multiple uses by students, faculty and staff. A core team of 20+ student interns and volunteers manage the Natural Lands. The ICNL Staff collaborates widely across the campus community, involving members from several Schools and student organizations. Several IC courses use the Natural Lands as their outdoor classroom. Diverse projects in the Natural Lands range from ecological research to environmental education to senior volunteer outreach to trail building and maintenance for recreational use.

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ENVS’s natural history and wildlife ecology expert Jason Hamilton will be teaching two classes this spring/summer that can bring you into closer contact with the local landscape.

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Want to help plan Relay for Life and other amazing events to fight back against cancer? Apply today to be a part of the 2014-15 Colleges Against Cancer executive board. There are a lot of positions open, so read about them here! Fill out the form on ICLink using your Netpass username and password.

https://ithaca.collegiatelink.net/form/start/21663

Need more information? E-mail cacithaca@gmail.com with any questions.

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Dr. Nathan Hess, School of Music, presented a lecture-recital at the CMS Northeast Regional Conference at SUNY Potsdam on April 5 titled “Ned Rorem’s Recalling (2003) for Solo Piano: An Examination of Compositional Style and Influences.” The talk highlighted the unique features that tie together all three movements of the work, including the direct influences from composer/author Paul Bowles. The presentation concluded with a live performance of Recalling. 

In February, Dr. Hess was invited to perform his “American Masters” solo program at the Phelps Mansion Museum in Binghamton as part of its Second Sunday Concert Series. The recital consisted of contemporary works by John Corigliano, Ned Rorem, George Perle, and Samuel Barber.

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The Office of Residential Life has almost met the off-campus application target for 2014-2015. The office will approve a maximum of 50 more Off-campus Applications before the approval process for fall 2014 ends. Any applications received beyond the next group of 50, and any received after the end of the process, will be placed on an off-campus waiting list, and only approved if there is the need for an additional release later in the spring or summer.

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IC Kicks Back Needs You!

Contributed by Michelle Ammirati on 04/23/2014 

Calling all volunteers for this year’s IC Kicks Back! We need a grand total of 30 volunteers to help with various jobs throughout the afternoon. Some jobs include:

-Maintaining lines for the inflatables and photo booths

-Checking IDs

-Taking photos of the event

A FREE IC Kicks Back T-shirt will be included!

If you are interested please fill out this survey by April 25.

 IC Kicks Back needs student organizations to host/table at IC Kicks Back! Come out and support the event while promoting your student organization! 

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On Tuesday, April 29th, don’t miss out on our annual cake decorating competition! Join the race to decorate the your cake the best from 7pm-9pm in IC Square. Don’t forget to dress like a chef in your aprons-you will be judged on your creativity!

If you want to sign up to be a part of a team, make a team of 2-4 people and sign up here! There will be prizes for the top 3 designs in the Race of Cakes!

Be on the lookout for more events hosted by SAB by ‘liking" the Student Activities Board on Facebook and following us on Twitter (@ithacaSAB)!

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Julia Ryan at jryan1@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Security Guard Ben Barber is put to the test when he must prove himself a worthy groom to his potential brother-in-law James Payton. James, a detective in Atlanta, takes Ben on a 24 hour patrol in this hilarious action-packed film!

Will James give Ben the okay? Find out Thursday April 24 to Sunday April 27, when the Student Activities Board presents this FREE film! All showings begin at 8:00 pm sharp in Textor 102. Bring your friends and don’t miss this crazy ride!

Be on the lookout for more events hosted by SAB by ‘liking" the Student Activities Board on Facebook and following us on Twitter (@ithacaSAB)!

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Julia Ryan at jryan1@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Are you interested in sustainable and alternative food cultivation methods? If so, come to Terrace Dining Hall during lunch on Friday and end Earth Week with a bang! A student research team will present their live Aquaponics Garden and explain the process for all who would love to learn more. 

WHAT: Aquaponics Display

WHERE: Terrace Dining Hall

WHEN: Friday, April 25th

TIME: 11:30AM - 2:00 PM

 

 

 

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Maybe you wouldn't want to encounter a shark on your relaxing cruise, but this awesome backpack could sure help you pack all your necessities for the trip!

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Med-i-tation time

Contributed by Kevin Walker on 04/22/2014 

Need to take a time out from school work? Like to meditate or want to learn how?

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This will be the final week of TLC workshops for this semester.  Please drop in for additional training during our summer hours.  The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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IC A Cure For Kids is hosting the third annual Man vs. Cancer food eating contest to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital!

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Pride Prom for LGBTQA Students

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 04/22/2014 

 LGBTQA Pride Prom, Clark Lounge, Campus Center, 7-9 pm on Saturday April 26. Music, food, fun, and a photographer to record your Prom memories! 

DJ'd by DJ Fuzzy Bear
Sponsored by Prism and the LGBT Center
Open to all IC students.
 http://events.ithaca.edu/event/lgbtqa_pride_prom

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