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Rebecca Plante, Sociology

Contributed by Jonathan Laskowitz on 02/22/2005 

Professor Plante has been invited by the women's studies program at LeMoyne College in Syracuse to lecture as a part of Women's History Month. On March 8, 2005 she will speak on "The Riddles and Connections of Women's Bodies".

Ithaca College business students put their skills to work for the Women’s Opportunity Center. In the fall of 2004 the clubs of the Ithaca College School of Business held the first of what is to be an annual retreat. Coordinated by the Career Connections club, the goal was to increase communication among the school’s student organizations and, hopefully, to develop some common goals.

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This annual event, which is open to the general public as well as the Ithaca College Community, will take place this Friday, February 25, 5:00-8:00 p.m. in the Fitness Center. Proceeds from the carnival will be donated to One-to-One Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ithaca and Tompkins County.

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Todd Burleson: Climbing Mt. Everest

Contributed by Rob Porter on 02/22/2005 

Todd Burleson, with Alpine Ascents International, will be presenting a lecture about climbing Mt. Everest on Thursday, March 3, at 7:00 pm in Textor 102. This lecture is open to the general public.

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Either Or/Neither Nor, a student film focusing on gender and identity through the eyes of six young adults from the Ithaca community , will be screened on March 1 at 8:00 pm in Textor 102.

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The Fitness Center Back in Business

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 02/22/2005 

We are back in business with our towel service at the Fitness Center.

Walking the Line and Mad Cow Crusaders -- two documentaries made by students enrolled in last year's documentary research course in IC's Park School -- will be screened on March 3.

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Why Sustainability?

Contributed by Susan Swensen Witherup on 02/21/2005 

The CNS Sustainability Group presents the first in a series of seminars aimed at a general audience. This seminar focuses on what sustainability means, why there is the need to live and work in a sustainable manner, and recent sustainability efforts at Ithaca College.

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Gene Wescott, general manager of dining services for Sodexho, will be leaving Ithaca College in early March for a new position within Sodexho.

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The 3rd annual bursar's office benefit auction will be held on Thursday, April 14, in the Clark Lounge. Begun in 2003, the annual auction is done in conjunction with the Celebration of Service. This year our goal is to raise $3000 to be distributed to three causes. We need your help!

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The Ithaca College Wind Ensemble, selected to perform for the College Band Directors National Association convention in New York City, will present its program in Ithaca on Tuesday, February 22, at 8:15 pm in Ford Hall.

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The Ithaca College Concert Band will present a free concert entitled "Cheers!" on Thursday, February 24 at 8:15 in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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The Ithaca College School of Music will help Rotary International celebrate its centennial with a free concert by the symphonic band and chorus on Wednesday, February 23, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall.

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Amy Villarejo will speak on technology, cinema, and desire in Hollywood films made in 1939, a pivotal year in the history of cinema. The talk is part of the 24th annual Women Direct Series, Reverse Engineering: Digitalities, Sensualities, Technologies,

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Spring 2005 Enrollment Report

Contributed by Christopher Knauer on 02/18/2005 

The spring 2005 enrollment report is now available at:

The IC archaeology department will present a unique opportunity for students to excavate at a 16th century Cayuga village site -- 339-27400 Archaeological Field School, 4-6 credits (variable), directed by Jack Rossen, held May 27-July 1, 2005.

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Biology Department Seminar

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 02/17/2005 

February 24, 4:00 pm, CNS 112, Stewart Gray, Cornell University, will speak on "Insect transmission of viruses: It's much more than hitching a ride."

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The washing machine at the fitness center quit working today. Please bring your own towel starting Friday, February 18, until further notice.

The date has been set for the 2005 community fireworks show in Ithaca. The fireworks will be shot from atop the Ithaca College campus on Friday night, July 1, to kick off the local observance of the Independence Day weekend.

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The family carnival committee needs 200-250 empty water bottles with the tops on them for something they're doing at the carnival on Friday, February 25, at the Fitness Center. Instead of throwing your Poland Spring "any kind" water bottle away, recycle it for carnival use.

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