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Band Season Wraps Up Monday

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 04/23/2007 

The Symphonic Band led by Elizabeth Peterson takes the Ford Hall stage on Monday, April 30 at 8:15 the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Their program features “Magnetic Fireflies” by Augusta Read Thomas, “Old Wine in New Bottles” by Gordon Jacob, Vaughan Williams’s “English Folk Song Suite,” and music of Ito.

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Will Brogan, supervised by Bruce Smith
"Light Response and Spectral Sensitivity in the Water Mite, Arrenurus manubriator"

Martin Tomov, supervised by Vicki Cameron
"Stabilization of Mutant Forms of Cox2p by Deletion of YME1 and Overexpression of PET111"

MONDAY, April 30
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!

A team of IC student programmers placed third overall in the programming contest held during the 2007 Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges — Northeastern Region conference (CCSCNE 2007). The programming team members were Sigurd Teigen '08, computer science; Ross Skaliotis '08, computer science; and Max Sipos '08, physics/mathematics. The team was advised by computer sciences assistant professor Ali Erkan.

Two outstanding students, Lia Stelljes '08 and Rhea Hanrahan '09, presented at the Society of Physics Students Zone 2 meeting held in conjunction with the Rochester Symposium for Physics Students at the University of Rochester.

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Contributed by Deydra Bordoy on 04/23/2007 

Consul David Saranga, who previously was a Director of Studies and Lecturer in Marketing Management at the Open University in Israel, is speaking to students about the concept of 'Branding A Country':

Wednesday, April 25th
Park Auditorium

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Join us on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20, 2007, for the Ithaca College Commencement Lunch and Dinner at The Tower Club.

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Angus Godwin will retire at the end of the spring 2007 semester after an Ithaca College teaching career which began in 1969. All faculty and staff are cordially invited to attend a reception at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 10th in the McHenry Lobby of the Whalen Center for Music to honor his distinguished career. A memory book is being created and members of the faculty and staff are invited to send either hard copy letters or emails to Karen Westmiller,

Fall Jobs Still Available

Contributed by Lorelei Becker on 04/23/2007 

The Conference and Event Services is still in need of student employees for the fall semester.

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It's that time of year again when IC’s Hands of Praise signing choir presents our spring concert for the Ithaca community. The concert will be held on Saturday April 28th at 7:30 pm at Bethel Grove Bible Church (see directions below).

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IC Entrepreuners Guest Speaker

Contributed by Miguel Ferreira on 04/22/2007 

Wednesday at 7:30 PM in CNS 112 - Gregg Aversa

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Do you want to make a difference for Ithaca College, while networking for your future?

Apply to be an Ithaca Fund Student Phoner for the Phonathon Team! Get paid $8.25/hr. to call Ithaca College alumni and parents to ask for their financial support of the College.

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On Saturday April 21, 2007, 10 students participated in the 14th annual Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (HRUMC), hosted by Siena College in Loudonville, New York. The HRUMC is among the longest-running conferences dedicated solely to student-faculty research in mathematics, drawing schools from all over the Northeast for this one-day event.

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Student Photography Exhibition

Contributed by Steven Skopik on 04/21/2007 

The Department of Cinema, Photography and Media Arts announces ISO 135, an exhibition of students' photographic work.

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Documentary: Mexico's Huichol Tribe
Thursday, April 26, 7:00 p.m.
Terrace 11 1st Flr Lounge (Vecinos)

Documentary maker Mara Alper (Associate Professor, Television - Radio
Department, Park School) will talk about her work with the Huichol
(WE-chol) tribe of Mexico. Mara has been speaking with Huichol shaman and
artisans for the last eight years, and attending traditional ceremonies in
the mountains outside Guadalajara. On Thursday she will screen the segment of
her documentary that highlights the Huichol art. She will also talk about
her experience with the Huichol and her concerns about keeping traditional
cultures alive in modern times.

This talk is free and open to all IC students. Sponsored by Vecinos: The Hispanic Languages and Cultures Living and Learning Community

Please contact Annette Levine for more information (

Documentary: Visions of the Ancestors: The Huichol of Mexico

Producer- Director: Mara Alper

This documentary explores the complexities and ambiguities of sustaining
a traditional culture in modern times.

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Mr. Hayes Roth, Chief Marketing Officer, Landor Associates will speak at Ithaca College on Tuesday, April 24th, at 7:00pm in Park 281, under the auspices of the Inside Advertising Speakers Program of the Advertising Educational Foundation (AEF).

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The search committee for the provost and vice president for academic affairs would like to encourage members of the IC community to attend open sessions, as previously announced, for each of the three candidates for this position. Your feedback for the committee is appreciated.

Candidate materials will be available at each of the open sessions and can also be obtained in the Office of the President, 300 Job Hall, or by e-mail at

The next candidate, Kathleen Rountree, will be on campus April 23-24, 2007.

Kathleen Rountree
Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Open Session for STUDENTS – April 23rd from 12:10pm-1:00 pm, Klingenstein Lounge

Open Session for FACULTY – April 23rd from 4:15 pm-5:30 pm, North Meeting Room

Open Session for FACULTY, STAFF, and STUDENTS – April 24th from 12:10 pm -1:00 pm, North Meeting Room

You are invited to see the IC Ad Lab team make their annual public presentation on Tuesday, April 24th, at 12:10 pm, in the Park Auditorium.

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Department of Modern Languages end of year celebration and awards ceremony: "Our Languages, Our Cultures: A

Wednesday, April 25th
IC Square

Please join your peers and DMLL professors as we celebrate our talented
students and enjoy student performances representative of the department's
diverse languages and cultures.

We look forward to celebrating with you!

Please contact Annette Levine for more information:

Dear members of the Ithaca College community:

We were all stunned and saddened when we heard the news of the tragedy at Virginia Tech this week. As we offer our condolences to the Virginia Tech community, our thoughts also turn to our own campus community. We all can identify with the loss experienced by the families and friends of those who underwent this ordeal -- those who died or were injured as well as those who witnessed this horror.

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The spring 2007 issue of the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, and Services newsletter is now available.

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