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The Resource and Environmental Management Program will once again be publishing Greenwords, an environmental journal, toward the end of the fall semester. We are looking for original, stories, essays, artwork, articles, cartoons, photos, and poetry that have been created by Ithaca College students, faculty, administrators, and staff.

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Dining Services Fall Break Hours

Contributed by Debra Meeker on 10/08/2004 

These are the hours of operation for fall break 2004:

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Flu Vaccination Update

Contributed by Teresa Hradisky on 10/08/2004 

The likely US shortage of influenza vaccine this season has prompted local, state, and federal health agencies to revise their guidelines for immunization. Ithaca College obtains its flu vaccine from a different manufacturer than the one whose vaccine shipments have been suspended, and our supply has been unaffected by the shortage. However, we believe we must revise our eligibility criteria for vaccination in accordance with health department recommendations, for now at least, in order to preserve what might be a scarce vaccine for those with the greatest need.

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You are invited to join the 2004-5 Community Service Committee. The main purpose of the committee is to engage and involve faculty and staff in service projects and encourage participation in campus wide service events.

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The Ithaca College Washington Semester Program is accepting applications for the spring 2005 semester.

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ITS is planning to take Memphis down from 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 15, through 7:00 a.m. on Monday, October 18, in order to perform system maintenance.

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Fitness, size acceptance, poetry, National Coming Out Day, technology, and dinosaurs -- speakers and presentations for every interest are scheduled this month on campus.

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Watching a televised presidential debate is the closest most of us can come to seeing and hearing the two major candidates present their positions on a variety of issues and respond to questions in a relatively unrehearsed, unscripted manner.

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The Center for Natural Sciences (CNS) building has now reopened. Classes and other activities in the building will resume as of 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 7.

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Recreational pool hours for fall break will be as follows:

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As the result of a small chemical spill on Thursday, October 7, the Center for Natural Sciences (CNS) will be closed until further notice. All classes and other activities scheduled for CNS have been cancelled at this time.

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Fitness Center Fall Break Hours

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 10/07/2004 

Regular hours end 2:00 pm on Wednesday, October13.

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Kari Krakow, author of a biography of the charismatic gay rights leader Harvey Milk, will visit Ithaca College on Monday, October 11, to discuss the experiences she had writing The Harvey Milk Story. Held in conjunction with National Coming Out Day, Krakow's talk will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Clark Lounge.

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Faculty who are eligible for sabbatic in 2005-6 are reminded that the deadline for the London Center Sabbatic Program is Friday, October 15, 2004.

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Janice Elich Monroe (Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure Services) along with therapeutic recreation major Deborah Silver '04 made a joint presentation.

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Senator, and former first lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton has selected four paintings by Harry McCue, professor and chairperson of art, for her office in the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

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The virtual Center for Faculty Excellence is building an accessible archive of workshops and presentations of interest to faculty or staff.

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The Handwerker Gallery presents the opening of Art Across Borders: Contemporary Iraqi and Palestinian Art.

Art Across Borders is a traveling exhibition of contemporary Iraqi and Palestinian art organized by the Babylon Art and Cultural Center and curated by Meg Novak, an American artist, and Flo Razowsky, an American-born Jewish activist.

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Contemporary artist Brody Parker Burroughs will display a selections of paintings from his Flight series at the Handwerker Gallery.

The public is invited to attend the opening reception, 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 7. The exhibition runs through November 7 and there will be an artist's talk at 12:10 p.m. on October 19.

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Rebecca Plante reviewed The Male Pill: a Biography of a Technology in the Making by Nelly Oudshoorn in the October 2004 edition of Gender and Society.

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