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Composer Joan Tower to Visit

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 01/31/2008 

Joan Tower -- hailed by the New Yorker magazine as "one of the most successful woman composers of all time" -- will visit Ithaca College as part of the Enduring Masters series on Tuesday, February 5. Featuring performances by various Ithaca College ensembles, "The Chamber Music of Joan Tower" will start at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

Tower will also appear on Monday, February 4, to give an informal interview and lecture about her life and career at 8:15 p.m. in the Iger Lecture Hall in the Whalen Center. Both events are free and open to the public.

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Want to share your feedback? Want to talk about the halls? Or do you want to have a slice? How would you like to win a Target gift card?

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The Jewish Studies Program invites applications from students for the Golberstein Jewish Studies Travel-Study Grant for the 2007-08 academic year.

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Orientation Leaders (OLs) will provide the Class of 2012 and their families with a high-quality introduction to Ithaca College. Apply to become an Orientation Leader for the summer of 2008!

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Movie Monday at the Chapel

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 01/31/2008 

Good Will Hunting is the Movie Monday choice for February 4 at 8:00 p.m. in the Phillips Room, Muller Chapel.

Popcorn will be provided.

The January 2008 online newsletter is full of information and resources relating to the Parnassus financial system.

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Super Tuesday is coming up on Tuesday, February 5. On this date New York State, as well as 23 other states, hold their primary elections.

[Editor's note: Polls will be open from noon until 9:00 p.m. More information can be found at the Tompkins County Board of Elections website.]

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Winter Storm Watch Issued

Contributed by Robert Holt on 01/31/2008 

A winter storm watch is in effect from late tonight through Friday afternoon.

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Join IC Club Softball

Contributed by Kyndra Ward on 01/31/2008 

Join the Bomb Squad!

The IC club softball team will be holding tryouts for the fall 2008 team for all interested players on Thursday, February 7, at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 10, at 2:00 p.m. in the Hill Center gym.

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The IMPACT conference is historically the largest in the country of campus community members involved in service, activism, politics, advocacy, and other socially responsible work across philosophical and ideological lines. This event builds on the legacy set forth by the COOL conference and the Idealist Campus Conference, spanning an incredible 23-year history.

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Habitat for Humanity will hold sign-ups for spring break trips starting February 17.

Trips are available to Columbus, Georgia, and Tarboro, North Carolina.

Each trip costs only $90 and covers all food, travel, and housing expenses for the week.

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IC Toastmasters Speech Contest

Contributed by Jane Ray on 01/31/2008 

The next meeting for the IC Toastmasters Club is scheduled for Tuesday, February 5, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. in the Taughannock Falls Room.

This is a special meeting because we will be holding an international speech contest. Members of the IC Toastmasters club will be competing at the club level. The winner(s) of this contest will go on to compete at higher levels.

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Have you filed for financial aid yet for next year? If, not here's how:

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The African-Latino Society is sad to say good-bye to a great president, Peggy Williams.

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Come join IC After Dark for their annual SUper Bowl Bash!

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New hours for spring semester. The OREC office is located in the basement of the Fitness Center. Check out the website below on all of the outdoor equipment we have available to rent.

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It's back, it's strong, and it's looking for items to auction! The sixth annual Bursar's Benefit Auction will be held April 2, and we are looking for interesting items to auction. Get a nice appliance, outfit, or book for the holidays that's not quite you? Feel good about yourself by donating it to a worthy cause!

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On Monday, February 4, at 4:00 p.m., you can hear a firsthand report from the Ithaca College observer delegation that attended the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali, Indonesia, in December 2007. Sean Vormwald, from alumni relations, and Warren Schlesinger, from the School of Business, will present, "A Bali Update: IC's Report on the UN Climate Change Conference." This first Sustainability Café of the spring 2008 semester will be held in room 204 in the new School of Business building.

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Ash Wednesday - Lent

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 01/30/2008 

February 6 is Ash Wednesday and services in Muller Chapel are as follows:

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Are you an Ithaca College faculty member who has found an innovative way to use technology in the classroom? Are you a staff member involved in a campus wide initiative using technology to enhance the workplace?

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