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The 2nd Annual Williamstown Mountain Film Festival will take place on Saturday, December 9 at 5 p.m. in the Park Auditorium.

This festival features films that explore and embrace mountain culture and adventure. This years selections are extremely diverse and cover everything from rock climbing in Mali to white water kayaking in Uganda, Ski Mountaineering in Austria to Canadian hockey playing diplomats in India. Come check out these amazing films, support the hosting Adventure Recreation Club and get a chance to win some free prizes.

$5 suggested donation

Contact Carolyn Wiley at or check out for more details about this year's films.

30 MW of Combined Heat and Electricity Generation at Cornell University

Lanny Joyce
Ed Wilson
Cornell University
Utilities and Energy Management

  • Wednesday, December 6
  • 4:30 pm
  • Textor 102
  • Ithaca College

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The large number of students accessing testing accommodations during finals week necessitates careful planning to ensure adequate space, proctors, readers, scribes, etc.

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Contributed by Julie Whitten on 12/01/2006 

Please join us on Monday, December 4th in Textor 102 at 6:30p.m., for an open forum about food at IC.

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In conjunction with the display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt at Ithaca College, the AIDS Working Group will present a panel discussion, "The Faces of AIDS," on December 6. The panel will begin at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites.

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December Blood Drive

Contributed by Cynthia Smith on 12/01/2006 

It is that time of the year again to give the gift of life, be generous this season and donate blood at our Blood Drive on December 11th in Emerson Suites from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

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The Society of Professional Journalists presents a Sports Radio Workshop on Monday, December 11 at 7 p.m. in Park 220.

Learn play-by-play and how to develop broadcast personality. The workshop will feature Matt Park, Syracuse Univeristy's "Voice of the Orange" and Jim Lerch, program director for WHEN Sports Radio.

Assistant professor of physics, Luke Keller, is among eighty scientists invited to a recent workshop sponsored by the National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO). NOAO administers the nation's ground-based astronomical observatories, including several of the largest telescopes on Earth. Keller participated in the workshop to help with plans for instrumentation and telescopes that will enable observations in infrared light. Such measurements will aid astronomers in determining the physical characteristics of objects ranging from solar system bodies to the most distant galaxies in the universe.

There are many ways to make a difference in the world and here's one that you might want to check out.

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Andreas Lindblom, a senior business student, presented at the Annual Global Business Conference in Newport Beach, CA on November 18, 2006.

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(submitted on behalf of the Integrative Health Society)

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Vehicle Break-ins

Contributed by David Maley on 11/30/2006 

An investigation by the Office of Public Safety has identified two students found in possession of numerous items of personal property believed to have been stolen from vehicles parked at various locations on the Ithaca College campus. The students have been referred judicially, and criminal charges against them are pending.

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Contributed by Sally Dietz on 11/30/2006 

This is a reminder that all 2007/2008 budgets must be uploaded to the Office of the Budget no later than noon on Tuesday, December 5, 2006.

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John Whitwell, director of bands emeritus at Michigan State University, will make two appearances at Ithaca College as the first Colonel Arnald Gabriel ’50 HDRMU ’89 Visiting Wind Conductor. Whitwell will conduct the Ithaca College Wind Ensemble on Wednesday, Dec. 6, and the concert and symphonic bands on Thursday, Dec. 7. Free and open to the public, the performances will start at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music at Ithaca College.

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Two well-known Russian works will be joined by two unfamiliar ones on an upcoming Ithaca College Symphony and Chamber Orchestras concert. The free performance will be conducted by Jeffery Meyer on Tuesday, December 5 at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall at Ithaca College. Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Sheherazade” and Prokofiev’s “Classical Symphony” will be joined by Prokofiev’s “Overture on Hebrew Themes” and Schnittke’s “Polyphonic Tango.”

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Assistant Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, Deepa Kumar, (Rutgers University) will speak about “Ports, Cartoons, and Nukes: Islamophobia and U.S. Imperialism in the New Millennium” on Wednesday, December 6, 2006, in Klingenstein Lounge at 7:00 p.m. Professor of Politics, Zillah Eisenstein, will be the IC faculty panelist and Dean of Roy H. Park School of Communications, Dianne Lynch, will offer the introductory comments.

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Judith Pena-Shaff (Psychology) published "An Inclusive Process for Departmental Textbook Selection" in the journal Teaching of Psychology.

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Holiday Season Fire Safety

Contributed by Kristine Marshall on 11/30/2006 

Holiday Season Fire Safety Policy

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The Ithaca College/Longview Intergenerational Choir will give a concert at the Hockett Family Recital Hall on Tuesday, December 5th at 7:00 p.m.

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