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Professor of Politics Asma Barlas presented a talk on "Women Encountering
the Qur'an: Scripture, Reading, and Authority," in the Islamic Studies Program
of George Mason University, Virginia, on Sept. 19th.

Her book chapter, "Globalizing Equality: Muslim Women, Theology, and
Feminisms," has been published in On Shifting Ground: Muslim Women in the
Global Era, Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone (ed.), NY: The Feminist Press, 2005.

Academic Advising Workshop

Contributed by Rosalie Fitzgerald on 09/21/2005 

During the 2005-06 academic year, the Office of the Provost and the Center for Faculty Excellence will offer a series of 3 workshops on academic advising. You are cordially invited. The series opens on September 26th with a workshop to be given by Denise Benjamin-McDermitt, assistant registrar, on all the forms, processes, and elements of Degree Navigator you will need to keep in mind when advising a student.

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Orange Friday! 9-30-2005

Contributed by Beth Harris on 09/21/2005 

The Students for a Just Peace write:

We are calling on all students and faculty members who oppose the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to unite and make our voices heard through a day of education. Events will be held on the Commons, as well as at Cornell and Ithaca College starting at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 29, 2005, when we meet at the Textor Ball to march down to the Commons to kick off Orange Friday.

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Fall 2005 Enrollment Report

Contributed by Christopher Knauer on 09/20/2005 

The fall 2005 Enrollment Report is available at: http://www.ithaca.edu/registrar/enrollment.htm.

T-Rex Dinner Dance and Auction - October 1

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PREMED EVENT--THURS, 9/27

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/20/2005 

Tuesday, Sept 27, 7 pm, Klingenstein Lounge: Premed Panel

Thinking about a career in the health professions? Save this Date!!

Come to a panel of representatives from a variety of health care fields. Each representative will talk about the profession and what you need to do to pursue that profession. The panel will include representatives from: - allopathic medicine - osteopathic medicine - veterinary medicine - dentistry - chiropractic medicine - optometry Other professions may also be added (a final list will be available prior to the panel).

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We need your help to prepare for the Middle States ten-year re-accreditation review!

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Student Activities Board Films present.... Madagascar and Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Come enjoy a chance to see 2 great films in one weekend and bring a friend.

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Would you like to help students analyze, understand, and cope with Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath?

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Student Diversity Council Forming

Contributed by Terry Martinez on 09/20/2005 

Jennifer Genova, Co-Director of the SGA Diversity Council, is seeking as much student participation as possible to be part of the Diversity Council. She writes...

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Power Shut Down October 15th

Contributed by Lori Ray on 09/20/2005 

It will be necessary to have a power shutdown on Saturday, October 15th from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. This shut down is required to upgrade one of the transformers in the campus substation.

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Gregory Page will speak about his work currently on display in “Tradition and Innovation: Plaster and Page” at the Handwerker Gallery at 12:15 pm on Thursday, September 22.

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Ithaca College graduates Chris Regan ’89 and Mike Royce ’86 were among the winners at the 57th annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony, held Sunday, September 18, in Los Angeles. Four other IC alums had also been nominated for awards for their work in television over the past year.

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It is the mission of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) to create a supportive, inclusive environment on campus, producing graduates who are culturally competent citizens, agents for social change, and leaders in a global society. OMA works to deliver programs and services that support, retain and graduate African American, Latino American, Asian and Pacific Islander American and Native American (ALANA) students, as well as lesbian, gay, transgender, and bisexual (LGBT) students

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Wendy Herbener Mehne and friends will present a free recital featuring flute music on Sunday, September 25 at 4:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.

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The department of Exercise & Sport Sciences (ESS) was awarded an equipment grant worth over $4,400!

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The American Friends Service Committee’s acclaimed traveling exhibition, "Eyes Wide Open: Beyond Fear, Towards Hope," is coming to Ithaca, October 6 through 9.

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Journalists, journalism educators, and Middle East scholars will convene at Ithaca College at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 23, to discuss "Lessons from Iraq: Journalism and Professional Responsibility during Times of War." Sponsored by the Roy H. Park School of Communications, the symposium will feature sessions for invited participants as well as a panel discussion that is open to all members of the Ithaca College community.

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yourIthaca alumni e-newsletter

Contributed by Rebecca TenEyck on 09/19/2005 

The September edition of the yourIthaca alumni e-newsletter is available to read online at: http://www.ithaca.edu/alumni/Newsletter/yourithaca_sept05.htm.

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Was Hurricane Katrina caused by global warming? In what ways is it a natural disaster? An ecologist and an environmental historian present an analysis from their disciplines. This is a special scholarly colloquium with Jason Hamilton, Biology, and Michael Smith, History, on Thursday, September 22, 12:10 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Center for Natural Sciences room 112. Due to the location, we will not provide refreshments, but you are free to bring your lunch.

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