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Student Feedback Sought

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 03/19/2008 

The week of March 24, 2008, the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life will conduct two student surveys.

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Mystic Trick and Jsan and the Analogue Sons are playing at Castaways on Tuesday, March 25!

Buy your tickets ahead of time and save money!

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The Campus Center office is looking for current first-year students who are responsible, dedicated, leadership-oriented, and have strong customer service skills, to begin work in the fall of 2008.

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If you are an undergraduate student and seeking financial aid for summer, then you must complete a Summer School Aid Application. The deadline for applying is April 1, 2008.

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"People, Planet, Profit: Recreation, Energy Production, and Logging on South Hill"

Ithaca College Natural Lands (ICNL) is hosting a forum to update the College community on its accomplishments and to discuss plans for the possible uses for Ithaca's South Hill natural lands on Tuesday, March 25, from 12:10 to 1:00 p.m. in the Center for Natural Sciences, room 112.

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Ithaca College, Cornell, and Wells College recently brought the world-renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company to Ithaca for a multi-week dance residency.

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"PowerPoint: What Are Your Tips?"

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 03/18/2008 

The second Teaching Talk & Tips session responds to a question by Rebecca Lesses, assistant professor of Jewish studies. It will be on Friday, March 28, 10:00-11:00 a.m., in Williams 108.

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Attention all interested faculty and staff:

The IC coordinating team for the Ithaca College-EcoVillage at Ithaca Partnership for Sustainability Education is soliciting applications for curriculum development initiatives in the area of sustainability, including the "people" element of the "people/planet/prosperity" intersection. The $1,000 curriculum development mini-grants will support work conducted during summer and fall 2008. A maximum of five mini-grants will be awarded.

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Reminder: The deadline for Faculty Excellence Award nominations in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service is approaching. Applications are available in the deans' offices.

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Adobe has announced that they are extending student pricing to faculty and staff employees permanently! Previously, the faculty and staff availability expired March 15, 2008.

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Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Kay, a faculty member in the School of Music, will present a free lecture-recital on Thursday, March 20, at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.

The topic is "An Introduction to the Songs of Howard Boatwright." Pianist Andrea Merrill will collaborate.

The Department of Writing and the School of Humanities and Sciences are pleased to welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa as part of this semester's Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. He will read from his work on Tuesday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium. The reading is free and open to the public.

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A Day at the Bronx Zoo

Contributed by Kasey J. Spada on 03/18/2008 

We will provide the transportation and you provide the family fun!

If you would be interested in joining us on a day trip to the Bronx Zoo, please e-mail by April 25. If we do not get enough interest, we will be forced to cancel it.

Information on the bus trip and zoo admission rates is below.

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Assistant professor Matthew C. Sullivan and Charlie Strehlow '09 presented their research at the annual meeting of the American Physical Society in New Orleans, Louisiana. This meeting was attended by over 7,000 physicists from all over the world.

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March 27, 7:00 p.m.
Klingenstein Lounge

The Susan DiPace Speaker Series presents:
"Ask an Alum"

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Massage at the Fitness Center

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 03/18/2008 

A new session of massage classes begins Wednesday, April 2.

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"Zen the Brain"

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 03/18/2008 

"Zen the Brain"

Presented by: James H Austin, M.D.

Monday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Textor 102

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Purim Party

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 03/18/2008 

Get your costumes out!

Purim Party
Thursday, March 20, 8:00 p.m.
Circles Community Center

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Reminder: the deadline for Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award nominations with supporting materials must be submitted to Stephen Sweet, Chair, Faculty Development Committee, Department of Sociology, 107 Muller Faculty Center, 274-3910,, by Friday, March 21, 2008.

As traditional housing selection continues, you may select your housing if you are a student with 5 semesters...

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