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Calling hours and funeral services have been announced for Cassandra Karpinski ’08, the Ithaca College student who died in London earlier this week.
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Contributed by Lynne Pierce on 02/16/2007
Applications are now being taken for the Class of 2006 Scholarship.
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The Fifth Annual Family Carnival will be held on Friday, February 23rd, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm in the Fitness Center.
There will be a campus wide electrical shutdown on Monday, March 12th from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This shutdown is necessary in order to tie in new high voltage cables at our substation.
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Contributed by Valerie Munroe on 02/16/2007
Is all matter in the Universe actually composed of inconceivably tiny filaments of vibrating energy? One of the most exciting scientific adventures of all time is the search for the ultimate nature of physical reality, a hunt that in the past century has yielded relativity and quantum mechanics, two theories that radically altered our picture of space, time, gravity, and the fundamental building blocks of matter. The latest theory in that venture is called Superstring Theory - and it seeks to resolve some of the surprising discrepancies between relativity and quantum mechanics.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 02/16/2007
“Feel Your Boobies, Save Your Life”—that’s not a message Leigh Hurst expected to be spreading when she graduated from Ithaca College in 1992 with a degree in corporate communications. These days, though, after a high-powered career as a trainer—and a diagnosis of breast cancer at age 33—Hurst will return to her alma mater on Thursday, Feb. 22, to tell young women that detecting breast cancer early is the best way to survive the disease. And the best method of early detection for women under 40 is reflected in the title of Hurst’s talk:
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Contributed by Anne Woodard on 02/16/2007
Tired of shoveling the equivalent of your weight in snow? Depressed about the bitter cold nipping at your heels as you wander around campus? You need some pampering! Come on down to the Bursar's Benefit Auction and check out all the nice ways you can indulge yourself. You deserve a break!
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 02/16/2007
The lecture by British journalist Robert Fisk has been rescheduled. Fisk will serve as the 2006-2007 Park Distinguished Visitor.
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Contributed by Priscilla Quirk on 02/16/2007
It is a parent's worst nightmare. Tom and Doris Smeltzer's college-aged daughter, Andrea, didn't call on Father's Day. She had been uncharacteristically out of touch for several days.
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Thursday, Feb. 22
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Sign up for the XBox tournament!
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Contributed by David Maley on 02/15/2007
It has come to our attention that at least two local radio stations incorrectly announced Thursday morning that Ithaca College was closed for a second day. This was an error by the radio stations, as the College did not notify them that it was closed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused for our faculty, staff and students.
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Contributed by Kimberley Conrad on 02/15/2007
There was a technical error discovered with the online application Orientation Leader on Tuesday, February 13th.
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 02/15/2007
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Contributed by Priscilla Quirk on 02/15/2007
Andrea Smeltzer was a talented, vibrant, creative and well loved young woman when she died at age 19 from bulimia.
Due to popular demand, the current Handwerker Gallery exhibition "Stubborn Things: Recent Photographic Work by Ron Jude and Nicholas Muellner" has been extended through February 22. For furhter information contact Cheryl Kramer, Handwerker Gallery director, at email@example.com
Pianist Karl Lutchmayer will give a free faculty recital on Wednesday, February 21 at 7pm in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music at Ithaca College. His program will include music of Haydn, Liszt, the American premier of a piece by Humphrey Searle, and two works by Busoni.
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Professor Denise A. Woods was not able to present her voice, speech, and dialects masterclass and her talk on "Color-Blind Speech" in the Clark Theatre because her flights from Los Angeles to Ithaca were canceled due to the weather. Professor Woods has indicated her interest in visiting our campus at another time. The new time, date, and place for her masterclass and talk will be announced in Intercom.
Contributed by Cheryl Kramer on 02/15/2007
On Monday, February 19th curator Nancy Maas will speak about the exhibition African Art From the Permanent Collection currently on display in the Handwerker Gallery Rotunda. The talk will begin in the Gallery at 12.15 p.m. A catered lunch-time reception will follow. This event is free and open to the public. For further information please contact Kalia Armbruster at firstname.lastname@example.org
Contributed by Deborah Harper on 02/15/2007
Healing from Loss is a support group for students offered by the Counseling Center at 4:00 pm on Thursdays. Call 274-3136 or come to the lower level of the Hammond Health Center for more information.
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