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This Friday come to Emerson Suites, Friday, September 12, at 7:00 p.m. for the Colleges Against Cancer Kick-off with special guest Nick Brown from MTV's Real World. He will share his story of losing his friend to cancer and how it has empowered him.

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An essay by Karin Breuer, assistant professor of history -- entitled "Competing Masculinities: Fraternities, Gender, and Nationality in the German Confederation, 1815-30" -- appeared in the journal Gender and History.

Link to Article

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The School of Humanities and Sciences invites H&S students and faculty to submit proposals to the H&S Educational Grant Initiative for funding to support activities and projects that enhance student learning. The fall deadline is Monday, September 22.

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Jason Freitag, assistant professor of history, delivered two public lectures at the Smithsonian Institution's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in August. In the two talks, which were titled "Between Heaven and Earth: Patchworks of Power," Freitag explored imperial art and Sufism in Mughal India.

Jeff Pleiss, Cornell University

"Pre-mRNA Splicing as a Control Point for Regulating Gene Expression"

Thursday, September 11
CNS 112
4:00 p.m.

Refreshments beforehand (3:45-4:00 p.m.) in the first-floor lobby.
Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reduce, reuse, recycle!

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Please join us in the Handwerker Gallery on September 11 for the first reading of the fall 2008 "Thursdays at the Handwerker" series, featuring assistant professor of writing Jaime Warburton. The reading, themed "True Lies," will begin at 6:30 p.m.

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The Nutrition Services Work Group is pleased to announce that, beginning this semester, Cathy J. Saloff-Coste, MS, RD, CDN, will provide fee-for-service nutrition counseling in the Hammond Health Center one day per week. Costs may be covered by student health insurance. Talk to your counselor or health care provider about making a referral for nutritional counseling.

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IC Hip-Hop Auditions!

Contributed by Kay Cotton on 09/07/2008 

Come try out for IC Hip-Hop Dance Team!

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This is a reminder that a test of the college's Emergency Notification System (ENS) will take place this Tuesday, September 9, during the noon hour. It will include a test of the new outdoor public address warning system, which features a siren tone and a loudspeaker message. There is no need to take any action in response to the test.

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Beginning Monday, September 8, there will be a monthly "Supper Seminar on Moral Intelligence" from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

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Please be advised that the last day for students required to be on a meal plan to make changes is Tuesday, September 9.

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The Division of Graduate and Professional Studies is pleased to welcome Madelyn Mooney Williams as its Interim Programs Director.

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Here's a rundown of what's happening in the Terrace and Towers Dining Halls this week.

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Screenwriter Howard A. Rodman will visit Ithaca College on Thursday, September 11. Rodman will screen two half-hour episodes from Fallen Angels, a Showtime anthology of short film noir.

Both episodes were written by Rodman, produced by the late Sydney Pollack, and directed by Steven Soderbergh.

Screenwriter Howard Rodman
Thursday, September 11
8:00 p.m.
Park Auditorium
Q&A session to follow screening

His recent film, Savage Grace, will screen at Cornell Cinema on September 12 and 13.

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NO EMPTY BOXES is the goal of this year's annual United Way Day of Caring Food Drive. Wegmans has given 150 banana boxes to the United Way and has issued a community challenge to see if we can fill them all!

Bins will be placed in the lobbies of the Campus Center, Park Business Center, Park School of Communications and CHS. The bins will be collected the morning of September 11th and brought to the community collection site at Stewart Park.

Please see the wish list below for specific item requests!

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One Night
An interactive play by professional theater company Equalogy
Monday, September 15, 7:00 p.m.
Emerson Suites

Voices of Men
Multimedia play by Ben Atherton-Zeman
Tuesday, September 16, 7:00 p.m.
Park Auditorium

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Thank you to all of the Ithaca College students who volunteered their time before classes began this semester.

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Come to the Model United Nations (MUN) informational meeting next Thursday, September 11, at 7:30 p.m. to learn what the team does and how it does it.

Meet the totally cool current membership, and find out what it takes to be selected for the team.

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Academic Enrichment Services is currently hiring students to help students in Principles and Fundamentals of Biology, and Financial Accounting.

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Spanish Conversation Group

Contributed by Jim Hogg on 09/05/2008 

The Spanish conversation group will meet Fridays, 4:00-5:00 p.m., in the Language Center, 316 Gannett Center.

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