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Let Your voICes Be Heard!

Contributed by Anne Woodard on 01/18/2007 

Do you find yourself singing in your office when nobody is looking? Are you forlorn because you know you can sing better than half the contestants on American Idol? Singing along with the radio just not cutting it? Now's your chance to be appreciated! Please consider joining the faculty/staff/administrator choir, IC voICes!

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The School of Humanities and Sciences has set spring deadlines for proposals to its two competitive award programs, the H&S Ithaca Fund and the Emerson Humanities Collaboration Awards.

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Leena Dallasheh (Ph.D. Candidate, New York University) will speak about “Israel-Palestine: Occupation and Struggle” on Wednesday, February 7, 2007, in Klingenstein Lounge at 7:00 p.m. Associate professor of politics, Beth Harris, will be the faculty presenter and Virginia Mansfield-Richardson, associate dean, Roy H. Park School of Communications, will offer the introductory comments.

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Premed Event: Feb. 8, 12:05 p.m.

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 01/18/2007 

Thursday, February 8
12:05-1:00 p.m.
112 CNS.
Pizza and soda will be provided.

A.T. Still University Representative, Rachel Blanchette, will talk about programs offered at their campuses in Kirksville, MO and Mesa, AZ.

Students interested in the following should attend:

Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Dentistry (DMD)
Audiology (Au.D)
Physical Therapy (DPT)
Occupation Therapy (MS)
Physician Assistant Studies (MS)
Athletic Training (MS)

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Ithaca College Dining Services is treating its resident dining customers to some great food and fun activities all while focusing on eating healthy and staying active during a special Taking It All In Stride promotion on Wednesday, January 24, 2007 for dinner in the Terrace Dining Hall.

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The Spring 2007 Indoor Pool Open Swim schedule is now available.

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The Ithaca College Student Health Center will resume its customary around-the-clock care.

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Web Site Projects Needed

Contributed by Anne Applin on 01/17/2007 

Do you need to develop a web site outside of the Ithaca College Web Profile Manager? The Computer Science course advanced web programming (312-205) will be providing free web site development for organizations again this Spring.

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There has been a very successful ongoing speaker series at Longview, a retirement community located across and up the road from campus, since the facility's partnership with IC began in Spring 1999.

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Data about Ithaca College students' health attitudes and behaviors can be used to create teaching exercises or modules. Two $300 stipends will be awarded for implementation in Fall 2007. The deadline for proposals is Monday, February 12.

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If you are still interested in submitting a video to the RecycleMania video contest there is still time!

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Ingrid Frank--a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany and a longtime human rights activist who went to jail for the Civil Rights movement in 1968—will help celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Week at Ithaca College by giving a keynote address, “How to Change the World,” on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Beginning at 8 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium, Frank’s talk is free and open to the public.

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More than 200 musicians from Ithaca College and the surrounding community will join forces on Monday, Jan. 22, to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. The free concert in honor of the slain civil rights leader will begin at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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The Caring and Sharing Committee sends a big THANK YOU to everyone for all of your wonderful contributions to our co-workers that you took the time to help even during the rush of the busy holiday season.

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Dear Colleagues:
The 2007 Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival in cooperation with the Affirmative Action Office is sponsoring the IC FLEFF Fellowship program.

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Documentary Screening - Strait Talk

Contributed by Ann Strucke on 01/16/2007 

Are you curious as to why the United States policy towards Cuba remains the way it is in spite of the fact that the Cold War is over?

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The Phillips Hall Post Office and the Mail Center will be open this weekend, Saturday 1/20 and Sunday 1/21 from 10:30AM until 4:30PM.

Check your college email account for a package notification or stop by the Phillips Hall Post Office and check the undelivered package manifest.

You must have your ID to pick up your packages.

Call 274-3371 if you have any questions.

A weekly on campus AA Meeting will be starting on Thursday, January 18, 2007 at noon in the Campus Center Seminar Room (room will be marked “Friends of Bill W Meeting”).

This will be a closed discussion meeting (open to those with a desire to stop drinking or maintain abstinence). If you would like to attend an open meeting, please check the following Ithaca area listing:

Please contact Priscilla Quirk or Deb Harper (4-3136) to be put in touch with the group organizer.

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Upcoming Colloquia

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 01/12/2007 

The Center for Faculty Excellence and the Faculty Development Committee announce the Spring 2007 series of faculty colloquia. These three very special events were selected to challenge, inform and inspire all members of the campus community.

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An Inquiry-based Course Using “Physics?” in Cartoons and Movies

Michael Rogers
The Physics Teacher -- January 2007 Volume 45, Issue 1 pp. 38-41

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