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Susan Allen-Gil was an invited speaker at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Strategies to Enhance National Security in Transition Countries in Sibiu, Romania during September.

She delivered a paper on her work on the Arctic, entitled "Lessons from the North: Balancing Economic Development, Cultural Heritage and Environmental Protection".

Employees and departments that currently have Ithaca College Visa credit cards should receive their new Tompkins Visa credit card by Thursday, October 26, 2006. If you do not receive your new card by that date, please contact Ann Martin in the accounts payable and travel services office.

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Need a Little Boost?

Contributed by Jackie Wandell on 10/20/2006 

With the semester already half over, finals and deadlines are going to be here sooner than you can imagine. Already feeling stressed? A combination of too much work, not enough sleep or exercise, and those fast-approaching holiday blues may have some of you in a rut. Don’t give up -- contact the Exercise Professionals Majors Club!

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Brahms, Ibert, and contemporary British and American fare will be on the program of an upcoming recital by faculty baritone Randie Blooding on Thursday, October 26 at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.

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The premiere of the critically acclaimed political thriller Catch a Fire (Philip Noyce, Australia) will unspool on Friday, October 27, at 7:00 p.m. at Cinemapolis Theater downtown as the next Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF)/7th Art Forum. A discussion with media scholars Anthony Reed and Todd Schack will follow the screening.

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Wanna be a tour guide? Share your love for IC with prospective students by joining the President's Host Committee!

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Department of History faculty, Jonathan Ablard, Jason Freitag, Joanne Izbicki and Zenon Wasyliw gave a round table presentation on "Making Themes Successful in the World History Classroom: War, Empire, Opiates and Revolution" at the Mid-Atlantic World History Association Conference on October 14, 2006 at East Stroudsburg University.

***Your email account may stop working on 10/25/06***

As announced recently in Intercom, many users of the IC email system will be required to make changes to their email program settings before Wednesday, October 25th.

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The Wall Street Journal has notified Mail Services that it is now delivering the Journal to campus without address labels. This only affects Wall Streets that arrive by private courier and will not affect subscriptions that arrive through the United States Postal Service. (Those subscriptions are delivered the day after they are printed due to their late arrival on the campus.)

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Thursday, October 26
Georg Jander,
Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research
"Even aphids can't avoid the mustard oil bomb"

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

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Balancing the Mind, Body and Spirit ---

Everyone is welcome to join! Are you ready for the fall challenge?

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The campus wireless network has been expanded to include the entire Campus Center complex, from the dining facilities and conference rooms on the first level, up through the Emerson Suites and all of Egbert Hall.

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We're Making Progress

Contributed by Tammy Lindsay on 10/18/2006 

The United Way campaign is off to a terrific start with pledges totaling 35 percent of our $62,000 goal.

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Noted feminist historian, Margot Badran (Georgetown University) will give the second talk in the Global Fury/ Global Fear: Engaging Muslims Discussion Series on Monday, October 23, 2006, in Klingenstein Lounge at 7:00 p.m.

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Tompkins Renewable Energy Education Alliance presents a panel discussion.

  • Wednesday, October 25
  • 5-7pm
  • Textor 102
  • Ithaca College

The Tompkins Renewable Energy Education Alliance (TREEA) will host a panel discussion on an idea for a community-owned wind farm to be constructed on Connecticut Hill. Developer John Rancich, of Ithaca, NY, will be a panelist in a discussion that will be open to all interested community members. Other panelists include Dr. John Confer, (Avian Biologist at Ithaca College), Dr. Jason Hamilton, (Global Change Scientist at Ithaca College), Mr. Steve Nicholson (Tompkins County Environmental Management Council) Mr. W.S.(Lanny) Joyce, P.E. (Energy Manager at Cornell University), Ms. Annie Koreman (Sierra Club Conservation Chair), and others with expertise on wind power.

Many environmental groups are in favor of wind development when siting is carefully addressed. Nevertheless, wind development in the US is often hampered by inadequate communication between developers and community members to address common fears and concerns.

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Please join President Peggy Williams as she welcomes the Ithaca College Community and Vietnam veteran, Dave Juers, who served in the US Army from 1969-70.

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The Hammond Health Center will be open only days and evenings during Fall Break.

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The annual Benefits and Wellness Fair is rapidly approaching. Come and visit us on Wednesday, November 15th, in the Emerson Suites between 10am and 4pm.

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Opportunity Knocks, the Career Services electronic newsblog has lots of new information!

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