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The Bookstore will be closing at 2:30pm on Tuesday Feb. 27th so that the staff may attend the retirement reception for Mike Bovi, Director, College Stores.

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2007 Summer Orientation Dates

Contributed by Vickie Clairmont on 02/26/2007 

Summer Orientation dates have been determined and are as follows:

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It's starting to get a bit crowded in the Bursar's Office as celebrities start lining up for the annual Benefit Auction. Trying not to be too obvious, we listened in on a rather lively conversation concerning their dreams for the auction...

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March 1st is Eating Disorders Screeining Day.

Students can come to the Counseling Center for a brief, free, anonymous screeing between 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. on Thurs, 3/1; or they can access an on-line screeing through the Counseling Center website:
click on Mental Health Screenings, password: Hope

An information table will be set up in the Campus Center lobby on 3/1 from 11:00 - 2:00 p.m.

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To All Students who will be applying to schools this coming summer/fall:

The Interviews with the Premed Committee will be held on:
Monday, April 9th
Thursday, April 12th
Tuesday, April 17th
Wednesday, April 18th

All interviews are held between 7:00pm - 10:00pm and last 30 min.

You MUST interview with the committee if you want a recommendation letter for your applications.

In order to sign up for an interview, you need to turn in a resume and personal statement to Jean Hardwick no later than Friday, March 23rd.

Questions? Contact Jean Hardwick at or 274-3213 (Office CNS 169)

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Join the African-Latino Society as we celebrate Black History Month in the Terraces Dining Hall! We will be switching up the main line this Tuesday, February 27th during regular dinner hours: 5-8pm.

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The Center for Student Leadership & Involvement will present the fifth annual Women in leadership Experience on Saturday, March 24 in Seneca Falls, New York.

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Throughout the Spring 2007 semester, the Center for Student Leadership & Involvement is piloting the Organization Development Series, a set of workshops and presentations designed to assist student organizations in the fulfillment of their missions.

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The new housing selection process is approaching and we wanted to provide you with a reminder of the important dates you should be aware of for this process.

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The Office of Marketing Communications invites you to attend upcoming workshops to learn how to use the College photo database and implement the graphic standards.

Wednesday, March 14, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Using the Photo Database, presented by Jill Ahart
Friends 110 Technology Classroom

Thursday, March 15, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Using the Graphic Standards Toolkit, presented by Peter Kilcoyne
Friends 110 Technology Classroom

To register, send your name, department, and on-campus phone number to, with “Workshop Registration” in the subject line. Space is limited, so please register early! Participants will receive an e-mail confirmation of their registration. Check Intercom for further workshops throughout the semester.

Student organizations may register with Ithaca College through the Center for Student Leadership & Involvement during its final registration period of the academic year.

Organizations must register annually to formally operate at Ithaca College.

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New software, iPrint, is now available for both Windows and Mac computers.

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Histone deacetylases (HDACs) are enzymes that catalyze a chemical modification (deacetylation) of histones, proteins that form complexes with DNA. Histone acetylation and deacetylation is known to be involved in controlling the transcriptional activity of genes. Two Ithaca College undergraduates, Keris Krennhrubec and Mark Hedglin, designed and synthesized molecules that inhibit one HDAC family member, HDAC8, selectively among the ten human HDACs by exploiting a unique structural feature of HDAC8.

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Local Speed Climbing Competition and Belay Clinic

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March 1st is Eating Disorders Screening Day.

Free, brief, anonymous screening will be available in the Counseling Center (lower level Hammond Health Center) from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Or you can access on-line screening at Click on Screening for Mental Health, password "hope".

There will also be an information table in the Campus Center Lobby on 3/1 from 11:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Learn more about eating disorders, how to help a friend, and resources on campus and in the community.

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The Campus Life Committee is seeking nominations from faculty, staff and students for outstanding graduating seniors who would like to be considered for this honor.

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A talk on underwater archaeology in the Mediterranean Sea is being presented by the anthropology department in association with the Finger Lakes Chapter of the New York State Archaeological Society. The talk is on Tuesday, March 6, at 7:30 pm in CNS 208.

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Music from across the globe and the centuries will be presented in a free concert by the Ithaca College Chorus on Tuesday, February 27 at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall. Janet Galván leads the performance, and Baruch Whitehead will guest conduct.

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An all-Germanic program will be featured on a free concert by the Concert Band under Mark Fonder's direction on Wednesday, February 28 at 8:15 in Ford Hall. The program includes Hindemith's Symphony in B-flat, Weill's "Little Threepenny Music," and music of Wagner and Rudin.

At its meeting Feb. 14–15, the board of trustees awarded emeritus status to retired physics professor Charles Spencer. The board also granted tenure to one faculty member and both tenure and promotion to associate professor to another 16.

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