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There has been a very successful ongoing speaker series at Longview, a retirement community located across and up the road from campus, since the facility's partnership with IC began in Spring 1999.

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Data about Ithaca College students' health attitudes and behaviors can be used to create teaching exercises or modules. Two $300 stipends will be awarded for implementation in Fall 2007. The deadline for proposals is Monday, February 12.

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If you are still interested in submitting a video to the RecycleMania video contest there is still time!

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Ingrid Frank--a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany and a longtime human rights activist who went to jail for the Civil Rights movement in 1968—will help celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Week at Ithaca College by giving a keynote address, “How to Change the World,” on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Beginning at 8 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium, Frank’s talk is free and open to the public.

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More than 200 musicians from Ithaca College and the surrounding community will join forces on Monday, Jan. 22, to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. The free concert in honor of the slain civil rights leader will begin at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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The Caring and Sharing Committee sends a big THANK YOU to everyone for all of your wonderful contributions to our co-workers that you took the time to help even during the rush of the busy holiday season.

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Dear Colleagues:
The 2007 Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival in cooperation with the Affirmative Action Office is sponsoring the IC FLEFF Fellowship program.

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Documentary Screening - Strait Talk

Contributed by Ann Strucke on 01/16/2007 

Are you curious as to why the United States policy towards Cuba remains the way it is in spite of the fact that the Cold War is over?

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The Phillips Hall Post Office and the Mail Center will be open this weekend, Saturday 1/20 and Sunday 1/21 from 10:30AM until 4:30PM.

Check your college email account for a package notification or stop by the Phillips Hall Post Office and check the undelivered package manifest.

You must have your ID to pick up your packages.

Call 274-3371 if you have any questions.

A weekly on campus AA Meeting will be starting on Thursday, January 18, 2007 at noon in the Campus Center Seminar Room (room will be marked “Friends of Bill W Meeting”).

This will be a closed discussion meeting (open to those with a desire to stop drinking or maintain abstinence). If you would like to attend an open meeting, please check the following Ithaca area listing:

Please contact Priscilla Quirk or Deb Harper (4-3136) to be put in touch with the group organizer.

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Upcoming Colloquia

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 01/12/2007 

The Center for Faculty Excellence and the Faculty Development Committee announce the Spring 2007 series of faculty colloquia. These three very special events were selected to challenge, inform and inspire all members of the campus community.

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An Inquiry-based Course Using “Physics?” in Cartoons and Movies

Michael Rogers
The Physics Teacher -- January 2007 Volume 45, Issue 1 pp. 38-41

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Snow Tires For Sale

The Ithaca College Purchasing Department is offering the following for sale in as-is/where-is condition with no expressed or implied warranty:

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Congratulations to the newly renamed recreation and leisure studies (RLS) department, School of Health Sciences and Human Performance (HSHP), for the current IC Quarterly stories showcasing two recent recreation management alumni:

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Ithaca College's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Week of Celebration will take place from Monday, January 22-Monday, January 29, 2007.

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Please save the date for the first-ever Faculty and Staff Campaign Kick-Off. The event will be held on February 27th in Emerson Suites from 11:30am to 1:30pm, with a formal ceremony beginning at 12noon. We'll also be making a special announcement about a new Faculty and Staff campaign project - so mark your calendars!

All Ithaca College faculty and staff are welcome to attend.

Check out all of the Spring classes available at the Fitness Center.

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The Office of Alumni Relations, in conjunction with Liberty Mutual Insurance, is sponsoring a defensive driving course for members of the Ithaca College Community.

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The entry forms and deadlines for all Spring 2007 intramural activities are now available online.

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Our Weight Watchers At Work meetings have been suspended 11 weeks into the 16-week session. Our leader, due to a job change, had to drop out, effective the first of the new year. We wish her the very best in her new position.

However, because of a serious lack of available leaders in the Ithaca area—in addition to meeting during the noon hour, which is difficult for those with full-time jobs—we are forced to suspend Weight Watchers At Work meetings until a new leader can be found.

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