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Smoke-Free Residence Halls

Contributed by Jen Richardson on 11/04/2005 

The Office of Residential Life would like to announce that beginning in Fall 2006, all residence halls and apartment areas on campus will be smoke-free.

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Contributed for: Cheryl A. Freer, Director of Benefits

Please join us at the Annual Ithaca College Benefits and Wellness Fair for all IC faculty and staff!

DATE: Wednesday, November 9
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Emerson Suites A & B

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Contributed for: Cheryl A. Freer, Director of Benefits

The Office of Human Resources is sponsoring a program with eni, your Employee Assistance Program Provider, during the Benefits and Wellness Fair on how to approach stress constructively and manage your expectations. The session is scheduled for Wednesday, November 9th at 2:30 p.m. in Emerson Suite C.

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Cortaca Jug Message to Fans

Contributed by Brian McAree on 11/04/2005 

As you know, the annual Ithaca College vs. Cortland State football game is scheduled for this Saturday, November 12, at noon at Ithaca College.

Any person wishing to attend the Cortaca Jug game must have a pre-purchased ticket in hand. At this point, the game has been declared a sell-out and no tickets will be available at the gate. For your information, the Cortaca Jug game will be broadcast live by ICTV (Channel 16 on Time Warner Cable in Ithaca); in addition, Time Warner has tentatively planned to carry ICTV's broadcast live on the local access channel in the Cortland and Ithaca areas. ICTV's broadcast will also be webcast live and available free at http://xmievents.com/events/ithaca/football.htm. A high-speed internet connection is needed to view the webcast.

For those with tickets attending the game, please refer to the letters below from Ray Franco, Vice President for Student Affairs at Cortland State, and myself, and the Ithaca College team captains. The letters contain important information about this exciting event. All students at both institutions received this information, and it will be printed in Thursday’s “Ithacan.”

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Cortaca Jug Message to Fans

Contributed by Brian McAree on 11/04/2005 

As you know, the annual Ithaca College vs. Cortland State football game is scheduled for this Saturday, November 12, at noon at Ithaca College.

Any person wishing to attend the Cortaca Jug game must have a pre-purchased ticket in hand. At this point, the game has been declared a sell-out and no tickets will be available at the gate. For your information, The Cortaca Jug game will be broadcast live by ICTV (Channel 16 on Time Warner Cable in Ithaca); in addition, Time Warner has tentatively planned to carry ICTV's broadcast live on the local access channel in the Cortland and Ithaca areas. ICTV's broadcast will also be webcast live and available free at http://xmievents.com/events/ithaca/football.htm. A high-speed internet connection is needed to view the webcast.

For those with tickets attending the game, please refer to the letters below from Ray Franco, Vice President for Student Affairs at Cortland State, and myself, and the Ithaca College team captains. The letters contain important information about this exciting event. All students at both institutions received this information, and it will be printed in Thursday’s “Ithacan.”

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Bruce Thompson has published a paper in the American Journal of Physics entitled "Using retrograde motion to understand and determine orbital parameters."

This research was an outgrowth of pondering questions that came up while teaching Astronomy at IC. It emphasizes the geometrical thinking required to fully understand how the planets appear to move from our point of view on Earth.

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Lisa Maurer was an invited panelist for "Taking it To the Next Level in Tobacco Control for Young Adults: Working With Priority Populations on Campus," a web
seminar that focused on the latest national tobacco control strategies and programs for young adults.

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Biology Club Meeting: Nov. 8

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 11/04/2005 

Biology Club Meeting
Tuesday, Nov.8th
12:10 p.m., CNS 112

We will announce our profits from the very successful plant sale and treat you to lunch! Also, this will be
the last day to submit T-shirt designs. We will be voting on the December project and discussing final TriBeta induction details. See you there!

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Chris Sperry of Ithaca College’s Project Look Sharp and Dan Flerlage of Lehman Alternative Community School present at the Sustainability Class:
Wednesday, November 9, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Ray VanHoutte classroom, Museum of the Earth, 1259 Trumansburg Rd. (Rt. 96), Ithaca, NY.

Please join us for this evening discussion, hosted by Sustainable Tompkins and the Museum of the Earth, as we explore how media shape our understanding of environmental issues, influence social consciousness, and affect our sense of responsibility for ecological stewardship and community well being.

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A major colloquium will feature Susan Swenson, Department of Biology, on the topic: "The beginning and end of science: evolution and intelligent design in the classroom." The program will be on Thursday, November 10, from 12:10 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Clark Lounge of the Campus Center.

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The Comedy of Joel Chasnoff

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 11/03/2005 

Mark your calendar -- Joel Chasnoff is coming to Ithaca College Wednesday, November 9th, IC Square at 7:30 p.m. This event is free!

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Locks-of-Love is Coming!!

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Mr. Sam Olshan of the Cowan Financial Group will be visiting the Ithaca College Campus on November 15 and 16 to provide an information session and to interview candidates for opportunities with his company.

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Producers Patrick Farrelly and Kate O’Callaghan, whose documentary Left of the Dial, an account of the first self-proclaimed left-wing commercial radio station in the U.S., will screen their piece at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 15 in the Park Auditorium. A question-and-answer will follow the screening.

Left of the Dial aired on HBO earlier this year to unanimous praise.

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The Caring and Sharing Thanksgiving Food Drive has begun!

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Do you want to make a difference for Ithaca College while earning extra cash?

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Ms. Stephanie Vogel of The Hartford will be visiting the Ithaca College Campus on November 16 and 17 to provide an information session and to interview candidates for opportunities with her company.

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Accounts Payable and EZ Pay checks are cut on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays of each week. In the event of a holiday, checks will be printed the following day.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Ms. Betsy Hohenstein an Environmental Analyst, for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will be visiting the Ithaca College Campus as an Employer In Residence.

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Cell Phone Film Fest

Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 11/03/2005 

In today's media marketplace, it's all about thinking small and mobile. That's the premise of "Cellflix," the first student film festival for movies shot entirely on a cell phone. The contest is being sponsored by the Park School of Communications, which has invited high school and college students to submit a 30-second movie on a subject of their choice for a chance to win the grand prize of $5,000.

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