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Quilt Show at Longview

Contributed by Christine Pogorzala on 10/25/2006 

The Quilting Group at Longview, which includes Ithaca College staff, faculty and students and Longview residents, will be holding its annual quilt show on Friday, November 3rd and Saturday November 4th.

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Campus Sustainability Day, on Wednesday, October 25, 2006, is the annual celebration and showcase of all the Ithaca College community is doing to advance campus sustainability. The day's events take place from 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. in the Campus Center; the complete schedule of activities and presentations follow.

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The campus community is invited to the First Year Cabaret's fifth anniversary show "The Lake Effect" on Sunday, October 29th at 3:30 pm in the Emerson Suites. The show is completely free! Come see a great musical with broadway songs, but without the broadway cost! Watch as a group of first year students get snowed in at the library. As time goes on, romance blooms, patience is tested, and new friendships are formed that will change this group "for good."

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Have you noticed that there are fewer announcements about events and workshops from the Center for Faculty Excellence? You’re right!

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Tickets for this year's Cortaca Jug football game will go on sale at 7 pm on Oct. 30 on both Ithaca and Cortland's campuses.

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Project Look Sharp is looking for interns to work on the following projects:
1. Photography project (Peoples of America; Family Photos)
2. Environment
3. Website

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Student employment

Contributed by Denise Duve' on 10/24/2006 

The Bookstore and Mac's are now accepting applications for Spring 2007 student employment. Pick up an application from the Bookstore cashier.

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Jason Hamilton presented "Plant-insect interactions in a high CO2 world: ripple effects across scales of integration" at the Institute of Ecosystems Studies Seminar Series, Millbrook, NY.

Jean Hardwick and her students, Nancy Andersen ('07) and Meghan McManus (Dec '06) attended the the annual Society for Neuroscience meetings in Atlanta GA.

The students presented results from their research in the lab during the academic year and summer.

Poster presentations:
Main meeting poster

Jean Hardwick, Nancy Andersen ('07), Ryan Bochacki ('07), and Andrew Kelley ('06).

"Nitric oxide actions and NOS regulation in the guinea pig cardiac ganglion"

Presented at the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Poster Session
Meghan McManus (Dec '06) and Jean Hardwick

"cGMP increases the response to histamine in guinea pig intracardiac neurons"

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D.A.N. Cheer em' Up Gift Baskets

Contributed by Michael Unis on 10/24/2006 

The student organization, Do Anything Nice, invites you to send a random act of kindness to a friend today. Simply log onto and complete the online request form titled, “Cheer em’ Up Gift Baskets”.

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Send a spooktacular treat!

Contributed by Julie Whitten on 10/24/2006 

Halloween is creeping around the corner…

Now is the time to order someone a “spooktacular treat” to show them you care.

Send your co-workers, employees, family, and friends a 10” pumpkin patch cookie to brighten their day. Show your Halloween spirit!

The 10” pumpkin patch cookie is displayed at the three major resident dining locations on campus.* These spooktacular treats are only $12.95 each and can be ordered through the Surprise Someone Program. Payments can be made in person, over the phone, or by email. Acceptable payment methods include: Visa, MasterCard, checks, cash, and even ID EXPRESS or BONUS BUCKS. There are two ways to order:

Call: 607-274-1187, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday
Email us at

The pumpkin patch cookies are available for pick-up or delivery. Deliveries will be made between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to on-campus locations only.

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Cortaca Jug football tickets will go on sale Oct. 30th at 7 pm on both Ithaca and Cortland's campuses.

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Flu Shot Walk-In Clinics

Contributed by Teresa Hradisky on 10/24/2006 

Flu Shot walk-in clinics sponsored by Hammond Health Center

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Join us for the annual Emerson Hall HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR!! The residents of Emerson Hall invite you to a night of trick-or-treating and festivities for children and families of faculty and staff of the Ithaca College community. This year the event will take place on Sunday, October 29, 2006 from 6pm to 8pm.

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Campus Sustainability Day will be held this Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in various areas in the Campus Center. This annual celebration showcases what our campus community is doing to advance sustainability. The daylong event features displays and demonstrations by campus groups and departments and presentations by faculty, students, and special guests.

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As a preview event at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, in Textor 103, the evening before Campus Sustainability Day, Anthony Cortese will present "How Ithaca College and Cornell University Can Help Lead Society on a Healthy, Just, Secure, and Sustainable Path."

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Winter break student employment

Contributed by Denise Duve' on 10/23/2006 

The Bookstore is now accepting applications for Winter break student employment. Must be available to work January 2nd through January 19th.

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Andrei Guruianu’s first full-length collection of poetry, Days When I Saw
the Horizon Bleed, was published in September by New York-based FootHills
Publishing. The poems in the book range from recollections of his
childhood in Romania, life as a young immigrant to the United States and
his experiences living now as a writer in upstate New York. Guruianu is a
lecturer in the writing department. Guruianu is also a freelance writer and columnist for Binghamton’s Press &

Antonio DiRenzo delivered the keynote address, "And the Violent Bear It Away: Flannery
O'Connor and the Menace of Apocalyptic Terrorism," at a national
conference called Flannery O'Connor and the Age of Terror in Grand Rapids,
Michigan, October 5 to 7. The keynote detailed the history of violent
fundamentalist millenarian sects from the fourth century to the present.

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), established in 1995 as a world wide independent forum for academics and researchers, has accepted a paper from Dr. Liz Callaghan/Sociology. The paper: Women, Agency and Life Changes, will be presented in Athens, Greece on May 15th, 2007.