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Art Jones, internationally known DJ/VJ, will give a world-premiere performance entitled “Dismantling Empire: Live!” at the inaugural Occupied Spaces symposium at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 8, in the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College.

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Asma Barlas gave the keynote address at the first ever national conference on Muslim women's health needs organized by the University of Illinois at Chicago on March 4.

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There's still room in the first Legal Briefs session, “Contracts –- a Practical Guide.”

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Child Restraint Law

Contributed by Kristine Marshall on 03/25/2005 

New York State Child Passenger Restraint Law

Beginning March 27, 2005, children ages 4, 5,and 6, riding in any seating position of a motor vehicle, will be required to be restrained in an appropriate child restraint system.

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William Rathje, Stanford University, author of Rubbish: The Archaeology of Garbage will speak on "Garbology: The Archaeology of Us" on Tuesday, March 29, at 7:00 pm in Textor 102.

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The Jewish Studies Program at Ithaca College presents Thane Rosenbaum on "The Myth of Moral Justice: A View from the Second Generation" on Wednesday, March 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Muller Chapel.

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Professor Penny Jolly of Skidmore College will present this year's art history guest lecture, "So Is She Pregnant? Maternity Dress on St. Mary Magdalene in 15th-Century Flemish Art." The talk will be on Monday, March 28, at 5:30 pm in Williams 323.

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The Ithaca College Department of Sociology proudly presents our 2005 Mental Health Speaker, Gunner Scott, speaking on "Beyond the Gender Binary System: Including Transgender and Intersex Communities in the Social Services."

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Rebecca Plante, assistant professor of sociology, has been invited to be the keynote luncheon speaker at the New York State Sociological Association annual meetings in October, 2005.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected Michael Smith,
assistant professor of history, to join 20 other academicians from around the world in the Carnegie
Scholars Program for 2005-2006. Administered by the Carnegie Foundation, the program seeks to
bring together educators who are developing new models for teaching.

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The Tower Club is the fine dining restaurant, right on the Ithaca College Campus, located on the 14th floor of the East Tower. The Tower Club serves lunch Monday-Friday, 11:30 am-1:30 pm and is available for private parties.

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On Wednesday, March 23, at 7:00 pm in the Clark Lounge, Zach Williams from the Center for Culture, Race and Ethnicity will offer a presentation on connecting the past with the present, highlighting the Emmett Till case and its reopening.

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Renowned author and journalist Seymour Hersh will be visiting Ithaca College on March 24 and 25 as the Park Distinguished Speaker for the 2004-2005 academic year.



The public lecture will take place as originally scheduled; the "town hall" Q&A is rescheduled.

Hersh will participate in a "town hall" question-and-answer session on Friday, March 25, at 9:00 a.m. in Park Auditorium. This session, originally scheduled for Thursday afternoon, is open exclusively to Ithaca College faculty, students, and staff.

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The history department of Ithaca College is pleased to announce the speaker for this year's Marjorie Fortunoff Mayrock Lecture.

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The Numbers Game-Auction Update

Contributed by Anne Woodard on 03/23/2005 

The third annual bursar's benefit auction is quickly approaching. Check out this quick list of important numbers!

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Donate blood and get a free Red Cross wristband April 5 in Emerson Suites from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

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The 2005 summer session course offerings are now available online at www.ithaca.edu/cess.

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IC Entrepreneurs presents: “Hitting the Wall and Transitions in the Entrepreneurial Company,” a lecture by Michael Preston ’64. He will cover topics including growth in developing firms and why businesses fail. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 30, at 6:00 pm in Williams 225.

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Twelve Chemistry majors presented their research at the 229th American Chemical Society national meeting in San Diego, CA. Poster titles and authors are listed below.

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Assistant professor of politics Charles R. Venator Santiago presented a lecture, "Territorial Law and Military Detention Centers in Cuba," at Smith College, February 26, 2005.

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