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Contributed by Marsha Eger on 10/11/2006 

A SPECIAL REMINDER: Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students are invited to a campus wide celebration, today, Thursday, October 12, to launch the CAMPAIGN FOR ITHACA COLLEGE: MAKING A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE.

Here are details of what promises to be a remarkable day.

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Please note that the location for today's Business School reception has changed to the Dillingham Center Lobby. The reception from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.will feature displays of the new building. At 6:00 p.m.,hear brief remarks by Dean Susan Engelkemeyer. Business student leaders and faculty will be on hand to answer questions.

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Contributed by Sarah Hawkins on 10/11/2006 

Upcoming events this week in Rec Sports.

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Assistant Professor Kim Gregson was interviewed by the Baltimore Sun concerning the recent purchas of YouTube by Google.

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As announced recently in Intercom, many users of the IC email system will be required to make changes to their email program settings by October 25th.

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Are there computers or network laser printers in your area scheduled for replacement this spring under the Technology Renewal Program?

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Contributed by Becky Robinson on 10/10/2006 

Do you have odd jobs that need to be done around your house? On Saturday, November 4, you can rent the services of 2 to 42 student crew athletes to help get the job done.

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An interdisciplinary symposium on "Science and Enduring Mystery" will convene at Binghamton University this weekend, October 13-14. Lee Bailey (recently retired from IC's Department of Philosophy and Religion) will be an invited speaker at the event, exploring topics from his recent book "The Enchantments of Technology."

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Occupational Therapy Faculty Member, Carole Dennis, presented two related papers recently.

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Junior and senior H&S students with outstanding academic records and financial aid eligibility are invited to apply for the Fred L. Emerson Humanities Collaboration Award that supports faculty/student collaboration on scholarly projects in the Humanities. The deadline to submit a formal proposal for spring semester projects is November 3.

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The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity announces its annual Prize in Ethics Essay Contest 2007.

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Mead Loop, associate professor and chair of the Journalism department, was appointed to a two-year term as a director of the National Scholastic Press Association and Associated College Press, which work to improve student media in colleges and high schools.

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On Thursday, November 2 at 7:00p.m. in the Park Auditorium, IC will present a public screening of "An Inconvenient Truth", the acclaimed documentary about global warming. This film screening will be followed by a faculty-led discussion forum about climate change, global warming, sustainability, and personal action.

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Campus Dining Services is inviting students to help stop hunger and lend a helping hand to those in need right in our own community by taking part in a special Cans Across America promotion from October 16 - 18, 2006 in the Terrace Dining Hall.

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According to pianist and music critic Richard Cameron-Wolfe, “If there is a ‘short list’ of 21st-century composers to watch, I sincerely believe that Jennifer Higdon must be included.” On Sunday, Oct. 15, Higdon will lecture about her music. The talk will begin at 8:15 p.m. in the Iger Lecture Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. On Monday, Oct. 16, faculty and student musicians will perform several of Higdon’s works in a free concert beginning at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the Whalen Center. The program will include the full symphony orchestra, a marimba ensemble, and members of Kulmusik, a contemporary chamber ensemble.

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Deborah Montgomery-Cove, a professor of music performance at the Ithaca College School of Music, will present a free evening exploring the music of Poulenc on Sunday, October 15 at 4:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. Pianist Charis Dimaras will collaborate.

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Jeffery Meyer, the new conductor of the Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra, will lead a free concert on Friday, October 13 at 8:15 in Ford Hall. Meyer, who also conducts the St. Petersburg (Russia) Chamber Orchestra, has chosen a program including Dvorak’s seventh symphony, Brahms’s “Variations on a Theme by Haydn,” and Jennifer Higdon’s “Loco.” Higdon is this year’s Karel Husa Visiting Professor of Composition at Ithaca College.

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This is a reminder that there are two more demonstration sessions of student polling systems that are being considered for campus-wide use:

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Learn how to take advantage of Greek Peaks' great price for a College Student Season Pass.

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Men Against Rape Society (M.A.R.S.) is a group of students who are taking a proactive stance toward ending rape and the culture of rape through active pariticpation in the group's goals and educational opportunities.

Come learn more about M.A.R.S. at their first informational meeting, Monday, October 16, 2006, @ 7:00pm in Friends Hall, Room 204.