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Making connections is critical for anyone who wants to find professional opportunities, however, it can seem like a daunting process. This workshop will examine the different ways that people network and discuss strategies for doing it successfully.

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 If you are interested in becoming part of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival in 2015, which runs here on campus and downtown at Cinemapolis, you have three options, depending on what year you are and your level of prior FLEFF experience. 

ALL INTERN AND BLOGGER APPLICATIONS DUE HARD COPY MONDAY OCTOBER 20, to Rosalie Fitzgerald, Job 202

BLOGGER (three credit seminar; sophomore, junior and seniors only; prior FLEFF experience; may be taken as an honors seminar for qualified students, application required)

INTERN (one credit practicum; sophomore, junior, seniors only; requires FESTIVAL course or mini course or prior FLEFF intern experience; application required)

JUNIOR FELLOW (one credit liberal arts immersion in the festival; open to anyone; strongly recommended for first year students; just register for the GCOM course during registration).

More on FLEFF and internship/blogger applications here:  www.ithaca.edu/fleff

FLEFF: A DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENT

  In July IC Politics professor Patricia Rodriguez led a delegation of eleven community members from Ithaca, Syracuse and Cortland (and one from Washington, D.C.) to Cajibío, Colombia to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of a “sister community” relationship with the Movimiento Campesino de Cajibío (Campesino Movement of Cajibío, MCC).  During the 2014 Latino Heritage Month, Ithaca and Cortland participants in the delegation will share the extraordinary work of the MCC at their report back, Alternatives to Exploitation and War: Solidarity Economies and Communities, on Wednesday, September 17, 7-9pm. This event, which is free and open to the public, will be on the second floor of First Unitarian Society of Ithaca’s Annex, 208 E. Buffalo St. Refreshments will be served.

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The Greens Theatre Project is currently seeking directors who are interested in directing a show pertaining to social justice in some way. This can be any show that the director would like, so long as they can fully support the fact that it pertains to relevant political questions related to grassroots democracy, social justice, ecological wisdom, or non-violence. All interested individuals should contact the IC Greens at icgreens@ithaca.edu to begin talking about production ideas for the Spring semester.

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Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari)

(Robert Wiene, Germany, 1922, 67 min)

With live improvisational score by the Cloud Chamber Orchestra (listen here)

Moderated Q and A with musicians immediately following the performance

Hockett Recital Hall
Monday, September 22
8:15 p.m.
Ithaca College

FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Visit the Events Calendar.

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ITS offers technology workshops every week on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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Beachler and Shevory’s WHEN GOOD COMPANIES GO BAD:  100 CORPORATE  MISCALCULATIONS AND MISDEEDS provides a detailed, accessible, and essential guide to recent cases of irresponsible, illegal, and sometimes criminal corporate behavior.   Coverage areas include: financial and banking, health care, environment, arms exports, fraud, civil rights, sexual harassment, employment, and more.

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Professor Nicholas Muellner (Photography) will give a visiting artist’s lecture at Cornell’s School of Architecture, Art and Planning on Monday, September 22, at 5:15 p.m. in Milstein Auditorium.

Nicholas Muellner is "an artist who operates at the intersection of photography and writing. Through books, exhibitions, and slide lectures, his projects investigate the limits of photography as a documentary pursuit and as an interface to literary, political, and personal narratives."

For more information about the event, click here.

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, Assistant Provost

It is my pleasure to invite faculty applications for the Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 semester of the London Sabbatical Program.  Applicants must be eligible for an approved and funded sabbatical from their school covering faculty salary either for the Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 semester.  The selected faculty members are expected to teach one course complementary to the London Center curriculum (an ICC-designated course is preferred), interact with London Center instructors and students, and attend London Center faculty meetings.

 

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Ithaca Dining Services with support from the IC community helped Chris Allinger to reach his $30,000 goal to support the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's BackPack Program, here in Tompkins County! Read more about Walkin' the Walk in and our efforts to stop Childhood Hunger.

#STOPHUNGER in The Ithacan!

http://theithacan.org/news/local-radio-host-walks-to-stop-childhood-hunger/

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Nominate a "Good Person"!

Contributed by Susan Monagan on 09/17/2014 

Let the light shine!

In Bertolt Brecht’s “The Good Person of Setzuan” the Gods search for one good person in the town of Setzuan, a town full of corrupt, immoral citizens. In honor of Ithaca College Theatre's production of “The Good Person of Setzuan” we are searching for the good people of Ithaca, NY. Do you know of someone who loves Ithaca? Someone who works hard for the community and its residents? Do they volunteer? Do they glow with kindness? If you know someone that fits this description nominate them as “The Good Person of Ithaca, NY”!

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Andrew Utterson, Assistant Professor of Screen Studies, recently delivered papers at three academic conferences.

At the annual Cultural Studies Association conference (University of Utah), he discussed the ARPANET (a late-1960s precursor to the internet that included the University of Utah as one of its earliest networked nodes) in the context of digital cultural history and theories of media ecology and technological determinism.

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If you've been considering graduate school, you should come to this workshop! We'll cover topics like: do you need to go to grad school, what are the benefits, how to find the right program, the application process, entrance exams, and more!

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Cancer Resource Center 5K!

Contributed by Jeannine Florio on 09/17/2014 

 Help the Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes by joining us at Cass Park for the annual CRC Walkathon/5K on October 25th!

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Please RSVP by Thursday: http://bit.ly/hillelapples

As High Holidays are approaching IC Hillel invites you to come apple picking with us. What better way to bring in a new year and celebrate the beautiful state of New York? There are some killer apples, best cider, AND cider doughnuts!

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Curious what Birthright is like?

Contributed by Leonard Slutsky on 09/17/2014 

Birthright Share-and-Tell Friday
Friday, September 19 at 6:00pm 

Muller Chapel 
Please RSVP by Thursday: http://bit.ly/birthrightshare

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Students are encouraged to make a difference during Fall Break! Meet new people and do a bit of traveling for very little money

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That's right!  Thursday we will celebrate the makings of a masterful burger! Featuring fresh, local beef from Maple Lane Farm in Earlville, New York. Build your own delicious burger at the Grill at Food Court! Get a single, a double or do it up BIG with a triple! Enjoy National Cheeseburger Day in a big way and watch your Thursday sizzle!

Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day!
Thursday, Sept. 18th!
At the Grill at the Food Court

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Interested in teaching a winter session course? OES will accept winter course proposals until October 1.

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Want to represent the student body? Have a desire for creating change on campus? Looking to join a student organization that both strengthens ties with your fellow classmates while strengthening your resume? Well look no further, as SGA is having elections for new senators and there are positions available that ANYONE can run for!

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