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We would like to thank everyone who took the time to attend the 6th annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 11, 2008.

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Keep in shape over the holidays and sign up for Pilates at the Fitness Center. The Fitness Center will offer two classes a week for only $35.

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Cortaca Jug

Contributed by Brian McAree on 11/12/2008 

As you know, the annual Ithaca College vs. Cortland State football game is scheduled for Saturday, November 15, at noon at Cortland.

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The School of Health Sciences and Human Performance congratulates Jill Cadby, physical therapy major, as the recipient of the Shirley Hockett Scholar, Phi Kappa Phi Presidential Award at the fall 2008 induction ceremony on Friday, November 7.

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The Sustainability Café will see the return to campus of an alumnae discussing her work in "Environmental Advocacy." This Café will be held on Monday, November 17, at 4:00 p.m. in Center for Natural Sciences room 115, in conjunction with the Environmental Seminar.

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Lee Steward Voice Recital Monday

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 11/12/2008 

Tenor Lee Steward, a member of the music performance faculty, will give a free recital on Monday, November 17, at 7:00 in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. He will be joined by pianist Charis Dimaras for a program that includes music of Lili Boulanger, Gerald Finzi, and Schumann's "Dichterliebe."

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Marta L. del Campo, Carol I. Miles and Marina C. Caillaud. 2008. “Effects of experience on the physiology of taste discrimination in insects.” Chapter 9 in Insect Taste. Edited by Philip L. Newland, Matthew Cobb. Taylor and Francis Group.

View the PDF of the introduction here.

There will be an all H&S faculty meeting on Friday, November 14, at 4:00 p.m. in Textor 101.

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Temporary Bookstore Help

Contributed by Michelle Hammond on 11/12/2008 

Do you know someone in your family or in your neighborhood who would enjoy some challenging temporary work and some extra cash?

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Story contributed on behalf of Laura Keefe, Manager of Health Center Operations

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The Reggie Simmons Memorial Award -- Informational Session
Come meet last year's recipients and learn about their experience in Africa
Friday, November 14
4 p.m.
Park Auditorium

One of our alumni has set up a memorial fund that will sponsor two Ithaca College students each year to participate in Operation Crossroads Africa (OCA). OCA is America’s premier cross-cultural exchange program designed to promote understanding Africa and its culture.

The Reggie Simmons Memorial Award will recognize the extraordinary accomplishments and contributions of Reginald Leigh Simmons, Ph.D.
Simmons ’75 devoted his life to the people of Africa and this memorial award will provide the opportunity for two students with majors in the Park School of Communications or politics to follow in Simmons' footsteps. Graduating seniors are not eligible.

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This is a correction to an Intercom article published earlier this week about the SGA's Cortaca Live event. In the article, we incorrectly listed the November 15 event's start time as 1:00pm, when the event actually begins at noon. We apologize for any confusion, and please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.


Cortaca Live: No Tickets? No Problem

Contributed by Luke Elmers on 11/12/2008 

[NOTE: The following event has been corrected from the version posted earlier this week, which incorrectly stated the start time as 1:00pm. The event actually starts at noon. We apologize for any confusion.]

The SGA will be hosting a live screening of the Cortaca game, scheduled to take place Saturday, November 15th, at noon. The event, which will be held in IC Square, will feature free pizza and wings, a raffle, and a large projection screen airing the game.

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[Editor's note: The following story has been corrected since it was posted earlier this week.]

The staff of the Campus Center Office would like to remind you that the Campus Center Check Cashing service will no longer be available beginning January 3, 2009.

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Physics Cafe
Thursday, November 13, 7:30 p.m.
Emerson Suites, Ithaca College
"Achieving Carbon Neutrality: It Is Our Choices That Show What We Truly Are, Far More Than Our Abilities"

Ithaca College has signed the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), a pledge to produce a plan by September 2009 for the campus to go "carbon neutral" by completely mitigating our greenhouse gas emissions.

Signed by 582 colleges and universities across the country, the pledge commits us to model ways to eliminate global warming emissions and provide the knowledge and the educated graduates to achieve climate neutrality.

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IC Unbound's Fall Show: "Just Can't Stop"

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The African-Latino Society invites you to join us in our annual celebration of Hip-Hop History Month. This year we are focusing on the State of Hip Hop: The Past, Present, and Future.

This event will be educational as well as entertaining. We plan to discuss the goals originally set by Hip-Hop pioneers when Hip-Hop first began. We will examine whether these goals are presently met. At the end of this event, the audience will leave knowing that Hip-Hop is not just about fresh beats and mind-boggling rhymes, it is a movement about FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION!

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As you know, Blackboard is the new online courseware system replacing WebCT. For those faculty members still using WebCT, please read this important information.

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The nominating process is now open for the Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership.

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The Ithaca College Trombone Troupe will be playing its fall concert on Tuesday, November 18 at 8:15 pm in Ford Hall.

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