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Help us set a Guinness World Record for most nonperishable food items collected in a 24-hour period! All donations will be given to the Freeville Food Pantry.

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The third lecture/discussion in this series is titled "Cross-Racial Coalitions, Conflict, and Keepin' On," and will be given by Belisa González from the sociology department on Tuesday, November 11, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Klingenstein Lounge.

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IC's Suggestion E-Mail Box Update

Contributed by Robert Cree on 11/07/2008 

On October 17 the campus community was notified that a suggestion e-mail box was established ( as a place where you can share with us your ideas on how the College can generate additional revenue or save on operating expenses.

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WICB Wins mtvU Woodie Award

Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 11/07/2008 

WICB won the 2008 mtvU Woodie Award for best college radio station in the nation!

92 WICB beat out 19 other college radio stations from across the country for the award, including KSSU from Sacramento State University, WEGL from Auburn University, and WGRE from DePauw University.

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Information Technology Services is pleased to announce that Instructional Graphic Services is now Digital Media Services! To learn more about this change, come to an Open House on Wednesday November 12th in 320 Gannett Center and meet Mark Hine, the new Digital Media Coordinator.

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Zeke Nims '00 (Biology Alumnus)
"Transcriptional Regulation of Taxol Metabolism in Cell Culture"
Thursday, November 13
CNS 112
4:00 p.m.

Refreshments will be served before the lecture, from 3:45 to 4:00 p.m. in the first-floor lobby.

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Don't miss out on this week's exciting events!

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Members of the campus community are invited to attend a memorial service on Thursday, November 13, to celebrate the life of Willie Jacobson. The service is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. in Muller Chapel.

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Did You Vote?

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 11/07/2008 

The survey link below is designed to help Ithaca College learn more about how people participated in the 2008 election. I hope you’ll take a minute or two to answer this short 5 question survey. Once all the results are in, we’ll be sharing the information gathered with the campus community via Intercom.

The survey does NOT ask who you voted for. It is focused on how you chose to get involved in the election and with election issues.

Please visit this link:

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Kulmusik, the Ithaca College School of Music's contemporary chamber ensemble, will perform a free concert on Friday, November 14. Beginning at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall, the concert will preview the program the group will perform at the 20th International New Music Festival, Sound Ways, in St. Petersburg, Russia, this November.

The Russian concert will take place at Glinka Hall of the Philharmonic, one of St. Petersburg's most beautiful and prestigious halls.

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Family Weekend 2008 Photos

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 11/07/2008 

The Family Weekend 2008 photographs have been posted to the website at

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There are two College-wide faculty meetings scheduled for next week. All faculty are encouraged to attend EITHER of the following:

Monday, November 17
3:00-4:00 p.m., Textor 101

– OR –

Tuesday, November 18
12:10-1:00 p.m., Textor 102

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[Editor's note: This event has been canceled due to cloudy weather. The final observatory public night of the fall 2008 semester is scheduled to take place Thursday, December 5.]

Come view the night sky with the physics department at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory on Friday, November 7, from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.

This event is open to the public. If you are a supervisor whose employees do not have access to this message, please post and distribute.

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*** IABC plans to have this presentation in January 2009. More information will be provided.

IABC is excited to host an election campaign presentation by Steve Seidman. Bring a friend and come listen to the fascinating ways that propaganda and persuasion are used in recent and past election campaigns worldwide.

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Brian Scholten has been chosen as Ithaca College’s new registrar. He succeeds Chris Knauer, who departed during the summer to accept a position in North Carolina.

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Lis Maurer, coordinator of the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, Services, coauthored a recently published article.

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Obama and Health

Contributed by Stewart Auyash on 11/07/2008 

President OBAMA and your health. What will happen next?

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Wellness Clinic Newsletter

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 11/07/2008 

The November issue of the Wellness Clinic newsletter is now up on our website (

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Do you smoke? Do you have friends who smoke?

The Great American Smokeout is coming up on Nov 20th. Quit attempts (even for one day) are more successful with advanced planning. Pick up a QUIT KIT and a "Sponsor a Quitter" Contract on Tuesday, November 11th, 10:00 - 2:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Lobby.

Enter to win a $50 Gift Certificate to the Lost Dog Cafe (smoker/sponsor teams).

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Holiday Bus Trip to New York City

Contributed by Kasey J. Spada on 11/07/2008 

We still have quite a few seats left ... don't miss out on the fun!

If we don't fill all the seats, we may be forced to cancel one of the two buses! Don't let that happen.

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