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Gerontology Institute director John Krout and jurors Janice Levy (associate professor of cinema, photography, and media arts) and photographer Sheryl Sinkow will discuss the exhibition, How We Look: Images of Aging, at 12:15 p.m. on November 6.

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Students at Ithaca College are invited to apply for the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi's Study Abroad Grant Competition. Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded each year.

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Gossa Tsegaye's video documentary, The Jungle's Edge, will be screened on Thursday, November 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Park Auditorium. The film, which premiered in September, is about daily life in the Jungle, the wooded area near Ithaca's Inlet that for decades has served as a home for the homeless.

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Learn Proper E-mail Etiquette!

Contributed by Andrew England on 11/01/2007 

Sigma Iota Epsilon is proud to present two "E-mail Etiquette" seminars.

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Steve Skopik, professor and chair of the Department of Cinema, Photography, Media Arts in the Park School, will lead a Tuesday Salon on the role of art in society, November 6 at 4:00 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery.

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CPR/AED Class offered

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 11/01/2007 

***UPDATE: As of November 6, the class is now full.***

Ithaca College's AED Committee will be offering an Adult CPR/AED class in November.

Tuesday, November 20
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Hill Center, room 53

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Adoption Support Group

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 11/01/2007 

The Ithaca College Adoption Support Group will meet Thursday, November 8, 12:10-1:00 p.m. in the Cayuga Lake Meeting Room (formerly the Campus Center Conference Room) on the first floor of Phillips Hall.

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The ENI - Balance Works News Letter for November 2007, addresses Depression in Children and Adolescents

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Kathy Slater Operation Wallacea (field research organization)

"Monitoring Biodiversity in the Tropics"
November 8
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

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The Ithaca Wind Quintet will present a free concert on Thursday, November 8, at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.

The program includes Gustav Holst's "Wind Quintet," Eric Ewazen's "Roaring Fork," tangos by Astor Piazzolla, Valerie Coleman's "Umoja," and "Shout Chorus" by Kenji Bunch.

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*** UPDATE: This concert has been postponed until Sunday, December 2.***

Soprano Deborah Lifton will preview her Merkin Hall debut concert in Ithaca on Wednesday, November 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Pianist Charis Dimaras will collaborate.

The Merkin Hall concert in New York City is a result of winning the 2007 "Joy in Singing" competition, and will take place in January 2008. The program includes music of Dorumsgaard, Strauss, Rachmaninoff, Larsen, and Ginastera.

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Want to Take Classes in Park?

Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 11/01/2007 

The following Spring '08 courses are open to non-Park majors:

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Provost Kathleen Rountree announced today that Dianne Lynch, dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications, will remain at Ithaca College. Lynch had earlier said that she would accept an offer from the University of California, Berkeley, to become dean of its Graduate School of Journalism in January. She informed officials at Berkeley today that she would instead remain at Ithaca College.

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Kulmusik, Ithaca College's contemporary chamber ensemble, will present a free program, entitled "Friction Systems," on Tuesday, November 6, at 8:15 in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Guest faculty members included on this program will be clarinetist Richard Faria, hornist Alex Shuhan, cellist Elizabeth Simkin, pianist Jeffery Meyer, and violinist Susan Waterbury.

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Imagine a food drive that can collect nearly 221,028 pounds of food in a single day. Now imagine the number of people that could be fed with all those donations.

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Do you have students that need to drive? The last two driver safety classes being offered in the fall semester will take place on Sunday, November 4, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Textor 101 and Thursday, November 13, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Textor 101.

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ITS is currently planning for software upgrades in ITS-managed computer labs and eClassrooms for the spring semester. If you need software installed or upgraded, please contact Lisa Efing ( by Friday, December 14th, 2007 with details and installation CDs.

Work as a Personal Trainer at the Fitness Center in Spring 2008

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On Monday, November 5, at 4:00 p.m. in Friends 201, the Sustainability Café topic will be "Revising the Forest Paradigm: Good and Bad Forest Edges," presented by John Confer, scholar in residence in the biology department.

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Annual Writing Faculty Reading

Contributed by Jack Wang on 11/01/2007 

Come enjoy an hour of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction by 12 writing professors!

Join us on Wednesday, November 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge for readings by the following:

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