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Professor Mohammad Zin Nordin will describe the challenges Malaysian journaists face in making the public passionate about protecting the environment.

Tuesday, February 7, 12:10 p.m. to 1:05 p.m., Room 220, Roy H. Park Hall

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Two scholarship opportunities

Contributed by Ivan Topalov on 02/05/2006 

The Margaret Reid Memorial Scholarship requires you to possess a cumulative grade point average (GPA) between a 2.75 and 3.599 as of March 5, 2006, demonstrate leadership qualities, and show a wide range of active participation in campus organizations.

The Ithaca College Student Government Scholarship requires you to possess a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of a 3.600 as of March 5, 2006, and have participated in a broad range of experiences on campus.

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Linda Buettner Visits ICGI

Contributed by Terry Beckley on 02/03/2006 

Linda L. Buettner, Ph.D. will be this spring’s Visiting Scholar at the Gerontology Institute. Professor Buettner is a nationally recognized expert in memory loss, specifically Alzheimer’s disease.

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Dr. Phil has a seat for YOU!

Contributed by Anne Woodard on 02/03/2006 

Is Dr. Phil one of your favorite shows? Have you ever wished that you could be in the audience and see the show live? Your chance is here! The latest celebrity donation for the Bursar's Benefit Auction is a set of 4 VIP passes to the show! In addition to prime seating, you will be accorded VIP parking on the Paramount Studios lot!

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The third workshop in our series on academic advising will be a discussion led by Kathy Lucas, academic counselor and exploratory program director in the School of Humanities and Sciences.

Advising and Student Learning
Monday, February 20, 2006
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Clark Lounge

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Spanish in the residence halls!

Contributed by Annette Levine on 02/03/2006 

Come find out more about "VECINOS," your opportunity to live in a Spanish language and Hispanic culture learning community during the '06-'07 academic year. Come to the information session at IC Square on Wed. Feb. 8 at 7pm. Contact Annette Levine for more information:

VECINOS is open to all levels of Spanish language and Hispanic culture enthusiasts!!!

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Calling all soccer players and video gamers! Registration deadlines for Co-Rec indoor soccer and our XBox tournament are next Friday, February 10th at 5pm. Get a group of friends together for an indoor soccer team or sign up for our Halo 2 or Madden XBox tournaments. Play begins for soccer on Wednesday, February 15th and XBox is on Thursday night, February 16th. Entry forms can be found on the Recreational Sports website or in the Recreational Sports office at 102 Hill Center. Sign up today!

Ithaca College's Annual Family Carnival will be held on February 24th this year, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Fitness Center. We are seeking donations of themed baskets to be raffled off during the event with the proceeds to benefit One-to-One Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tompkins County.

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The Office of Career Services is pleased to announce that Green Corps will be visiting campus on Monday, February 6, 2006 to provide information about their program.

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Michael Eisdorfer, an MBA student in the School of Business, has been chosen to attend the Direct/Interactive Marketing Seminar for Graduate Students conducted by the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation (DMEF).

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The Question of Torture

Contributed by Craig Duncan on 02/03/2006 

Professor Craig Duncan of the Ithaca College Department of Philosophy and Religion will give a talk entitled "The Question of Torture" on Wednesday, February 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Friends 306.

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The winter 2006 issue of the Office of Multicultural Affairs Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, and Services newsletter is now available.

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Have you ever dreamed of having Ithacappella perform LIVE, just for you (or your girlfriend, best friend, mom, coworker, etc.)? Well dream no more...Ithacappella will be selling Singing Valentines from February 6-10 and 13th.

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Please purchase all your Textbook requirements as soon as possible as the Bookstore will begin returning Textbook overstock to Publishers on Monday, February 13th, 2006. We will not be able to guarantee availability of textbooks after this date.

Biology Club Thanks You!

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 02/03/2006 

The Biology Club would like to thank the IC campus for supporting a recent fundraiser for Operation Smile. Bio club members tabled in the Campus Center last week asking people to sponsor items to go into Smile Bags, which will be given out to children who receive free surgeries abroad.

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Business leaders need to be at the forefront of industry, especially when it comes to technology and innovation.

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The Central New York Recreation and Park Society (CNYRPS) 2005 Awards
Committee is pleased to announce a special recognition for an HSHP student.

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Simon Deng, a former Sudanese child slave, will be speaking at Ithaca College on February 7 at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suite C. He will offer a first-hand narrative of slavery in the 20th and 21st centuries.

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"The Face of Madagascar," a collection of more than 50 photographs taken by Janice Levy over a ten-year period on the island nation of Madagascar, is now on display for Black History Month at the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda. The show runs through March 12, 2006.

Levy, associate professor of photography in the Cinema and Photography Department in the Park School, has been in Madagascar six times between 1992 and 2001. Her work has been exhibited internationally and has been published widely in textbooks and magazines. She has taught photography at Ithaca College since 1987.

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The Wellness Clinic's stress reduction program will be a 4-class series meeting Wednesdays from 4:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., February 8, 15, 22, and March 1.

Learn and practice some simple tools for gaining greater awareness and ease through mindfulness. We will use meditation, body scans, and gentle yoga to access our internal resources and break the stress cycle. This class is open to all faculty and staff across campus (and is not limited to Wellness Clinic members).

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