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It's Staples Annual Customer Appreciation Week December 2-8, when special discount coupons will be accepted at all Staples retail stores.

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Institutional Research Has Moved!

Contributed by Carole Hughes on 11/26/2007 

As a result of the construction on the classroom link project, the Office of Institutional Research had to be relocated for a year until the Gateway Building is finished. We have been moved to the Boardman Place Conference Room. Next time you're in Boardman, stop in and say hi!

The sky is the limit! Apply for a Resident Assistant Application for the 2008-2009 Academic year!

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Deborah Rifkin presented a paper entitled, "The Quiet Revolution of a B-natural: Prokofiev's New Simplicity in the Second Violin Concerto," at the national conference of the Society for Music Theory in Baltimore, Maryland, held November 18, 2007.

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Ithaca College’s annual Rachel S. Thaler Concert Pianist Series will bring eminent pianist Peter Serkin to campus for a free concert on Wednesday, Nov. 28. Beginning at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music, the program will offer music of Desprez, Messiaen, Bach, and Brahms.

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Saturday, December 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., is Longview's 17th annual Holiday Bazaar.

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The fall 2007 Physics Seminar series presents: "Physics Summer Student Research."

November 27
CNS 204

Nirbhik Chitrakar, Rhea Hanrahan, and George DeBeck, V

Pizza and refreshments will be available.
$1 donations encouraged.

Please help us reduce our trash - bring your own cup.

Mark Dicker ’77 became fascinated with IC long before he arrived as a student, and his loyalty has continued well after graduation. Among other commitments, Mark and his wife, Susan, have pledged $250,000 to the athletics and events center and have established the Dicker Family Endowed Scholarship in honor of their daughter Jaclyn, a senior at IC. Mark also serves on the alumni association’s board of directors. For the Dickers, wearing Ithaca blue is a family tradition.

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Cosmic Revolution

Contributed by Lindsey Stafford on 11/25/2007 

IC After Dark is throwing their last event of the semester! Cosmic Revolution will be out of this world. (Think lots of black lights and lots of dancing.)

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The School of Humanities and Sciences presents Peter Singer as the 2007 Distinguished Speaker in the Humanities on Thursday, December 6.

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My Favorite Holiday Recipe Contest

Contributed by Julie Whitten on 11/25/2007 

It’s that special time of year once again, and students are looking forward to winter break, the holiday season, and all the comforts of home as another semester comes to a close.

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In conjunction with the display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt at Ithaca College, the Action for AIDS group will present a panel discussion, "The Faces of AIDS," on Wednesday, November 28. The panel will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites.

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The IC Action for AIDS group is pleased to announce the return of the AIDS Memorial Quilt to campus for 2007. Portions of the quilt will be on display in Emerson Suites November 26-28, with viewing times from 11:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m. daily.

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As a part of the Student Leadership Institute, Doreen Hettich-Atkins will present a free session entitled “Your Presentation Skills—Why They Matter and How Can You Improve Them?” on Tuesday, November 27 at 12:10 – 1:05 p.m. in the Clark Lounge.

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The final deadline to apply for Leadership Weekend 2008 is 5:00 p.m. on this Wednesday, November 28. Apply online at

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The Organization Development Series is a set of workshops and presentations designed to assist student organizations in the fulfillment of their missions. The Center for Student Leadership and Involvement will be hosting another session this week:

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"Under Construction: Building Mitochondrial Respiratory Chain Complexes"

Thursday, November 29
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Everyone is welcome to attend!
Refreshments beforehand* (3:45-4:00pm) in first floor lobby

*Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reuse, reduce, recycle!

Too pooped to exercise? Trying to gently burn off those excess Thanksgiving calories? Why not play Toilet Bowl Toss and work out those arm muscles on World Toilet Day?!

World Toilet Day celebrates the humble, yet vitally important, toilet! Help IC SafeWater raise awareness of the global sanitation crisis!
Join us Wednesday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m in the North Foyer (in front of Emerson Suites).

IC SafeWater is dedicated to providing safe water and sanitation sources to communities in underdeveloped countries. For more information, or to get involved, email us at

All-College Faculty Meetings

Contributed by Esther Radoja on 11/20/2007 

To all faculty:

President Williams would like to invite you to attend ONE of the following College-wide faculty meetings:

Tuesday, November 27, 2007
12:10-1:00 p.m.
Textor 102

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Wednesday, November 28, 2007
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Textor 101

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December Reception for Graduates

Contributed by Brian McAree on 11/20/2007 

To celebrate the accomplishments of our December 2007 graduates, you are cordially invited to attend a reception in their honor on Sunday, December 16, 2007, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites of Phillips Hall (Campus Center).

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