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Joseph Hylander and Anna Wolf will speak about occupational therapy in different countries on Thursday, April 20, at noon in the Center for Health Sciences 208. We invite you to come celebrate Occupational Therapy Month. All are welcome to attend.

Biology Honors Research: April 19

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 04/14/2006 

Darrin Bann
Honors Research Presentation

4:00 p.m.
Center for Natural Sciences 112

Everyone is invited to attend. Come and learn what he has been working on with Susan Swensen!

Refreshments beforehand* (3:45 to 4:00 p.m.) in first floor lobby
*Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reuse, reduce, recycle!

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Friday, April 21, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
2nd Floor, Center for Natural Sciences
Sponsored by the CNS Sustainability Group

See the Displays on:
Student Sustainability Research Projects
REMP Activities
Solar Panel Uses
Wind Turbine
Earth Café
Students for Sustainability Activities
Chapel Pond Solar Fountain Information & Tours

Light refreshments will be available.

Spring 2006
303-30200 Junior Research Symposium

Center for Natural Sciences 112
April 25-27
4:00 p.m each day

Everyone is invited to attend the student presentations. Come and learn what they have been working on in the faculty research labs!

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Free Film Screening: "Bubble"

Contributed by Vikki Hammond on 04/14/2006 

Free Film Screening: "Bubble" Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Wednesday, April 19, at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103

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Lunchtime Salon

Contributed by Cheryl Kramer on 04/14/2006 

On Tuesday, April 18, a catered Lunchtime Salon will be held in the Handwerker Gallery from noon to 2 p.m. to give students, faculty, staff, and the public the chance to eat, drink, and discuss work in the 2006 Senior Show.

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Selections from the 25th annual Black Maria Film and Video Festival will be presented by festival director, John Columbus, on Monday, April 17, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Park Auditorium.

Black Maria, an international juried competition and touring that recognizes cutting-edge work in experimental, documentary, and animation film and video, has recently begun a special collaboration with the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar.

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End of the Year Receptions/Picnics

Contributed by Brian McAree on 04/14/2006 

It is that time of year again when picnics, receptions and banquets are held to celebrate the completion of the academic year, students’ accomplishments, and Commencement. Many times, such events take place off campus, at private homes, and other locations. If alcohol will be available for students in attendance, it is important to remember the responsibilities that are associated with such an event.

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Glacier Mountaineering Course

Contributed by Lana Morse on 04/14/2006 

Glacier Mountaineering Course offered during Summer Session 2006.

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Laser Cartridge Recycling Change

Contributed by Mark Darling on 04/14/2006 

Due to the increase in transportation costs, REMP is asking that individual laser cartridges be recycled using the pre-paid shipping label that accompanies the installation instruction in the box with each new replacement cartridge. This applies only to laser catridges, not small ink jet cartridges than may still be sent for recycling using the pre-paid plastic envelopes.

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The last colloquium of the year is a conversation with colleagues led by Michael Smith, history, and Stacia Zabusky, anthropology. It takes place on Thursday, April 20, from 12:10 to 1:00 p.m., in the Clark Lounge of the Campus Center. Inspired by the 2005 Summer Institute and other sources, these two faculty members introduced learning portfolios in fall 2005. This presentation includes their own experiences and those of their students.

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Assistant professor Gossa Tsegaye will screen his film, "Vision of the Struggle: The Willard Straight Take Over," as part of a faculty colloquium on Tuesday, April 18, at 12:05 p.m. in the Park Auditorium.

This film documents a local campus event that took place in 1969. At first it seemed of interest only to the Cornell campus community, but it later became of national and international significance.

Join Ithacappella Friday evening (4/14) for our Block Four Concert...the last one for the year! Come say goodbye to our seniors at 7pm in the Emerson Suites...admission is free! CDs will also be available after the concert. Don't miss it!

Need a job for Fall Semester?

Contributed by Alyssa Cooper on 04/13/2006 

Do you want to make a difference for Ithaca College while earning extra cash?

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Ken DeGraff Retiring

Contributed by David Priester on 04/13/2006 

Ken DeGraff will be retiring from Ithaca College on May 31 after 34 years with the School of Communications.

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A sixth cohort of LeaderShip participants completed the year-long program with a celebration on April 12, 2006. The select group of 24 engaged in 14 learning workshops designed to build leadership capacities in an ever-changing work world.

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Fitness Center Hours Easter Weekend

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 04/13/2006 

Check out the Fitness Center Hours this weekend

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A brief presentation and discussion with Rob Gearhart, IC’s new director of online learning, certificate and professional programs in the Division of Graduate Studies. Rob will be joined by Kathy Barbieri, coordinator of instructional support services, and Susanne Morgan, director of the Center for Faculty Excellence. The group will facilitate an informal discussion about good practice in using tools like WebCT for online learning and campus courses, as well as how to best support this initiative.

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Prof. Matt MacKenzie of Muhlenberg College will lead a lecture/discussion entitled "Karma: Self-Making and World-Making in Buddhist Philosophy" on Friday, April 21, at 4:00 p.m. in Textor 101.

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The 2006-2007 RHA academic planners are in and are available for purchase

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