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If you like water in any way, shape or form, here is a class for you - Water Planet.  Enter the world of this essential element as we explore questions such as: What is your water footprint? Why is water considered 'Blue Gold'? Why is water important in many religious rituals? We will use perspectives from the arts, humanities and sciences, with a focus on the global politics of water and sustainability and its media representations. Internet readings, videos, guest lecturers and discussions link students with national and international experts.

You can do this course any time of the day online from anywhere with high-speed internet access.


May Session Online May 13 - 23   3 cr.
On HomerConnect    GCOM 20100-01  CRN 10155
Theme: Quest for Sustainability + Power & Justice/Humanities Perspective
LA HU SS   GE 1: Self & Society, GE g: Global Perspective, Humanities, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences
If you have any questions, feel free to email Mara Alper at malper@ithaca.edu

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If you like water in any way, shape or form, here is a class for you - Water Planet.  Enter the world of this essential element as we explore questions such as: What is your water footprint? Why is water considered 'Blue Gold'? Why is water important in many religious rituals? We will use perspectives from the arts, humanities and sciences, with a focus on the global politics of water and sustainability and its media representations. Internet readings, videos, guest lecturers and discussions link students with national and international experts.

You can do this course any time of the day online from anywhere with high-speed internet access.


May Session Online May 13 - 23   3 cr.
On HomerConnect    GCOM 20100-01  CRN 10155
Theme: Quest for Sustainability + Power & Justice/Humanities Perspective
LA HU SS   GE 1: Self & Society, GE g: Global Perspective, Humanities, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences
If you have any questions, feel free to email Mara Alper at malper@ithaca.edu

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If you like water in any way, shape or form, here is a class for you. Enter the world of this essential element as we explore questions such as: What is your water footprint? Why is water considered 'Blue Gold'? Why is water important in many religious rituals? We will use perspectives from the arts, humanities and sciences, with a focus on the global politics of water and sustainability and its media representations. Internet readings, videos, guest lecturers and discussions link students with national and international experts. You can do this course any time of the day online from anywhere with high-speed internet access.

May Session Online May 13 - 23   3 cr.

On HomerConnect    GCOM 20100-01  CRN 10155

Theme: Quest for Sustainability + Power & Justice/Humanities Perspective

LA HU SS   GE 1: Self & Society, GE g: Global Perspective, Humanities, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences

If you have any questions, feel free to email Mara Alper at  malper@ithaca.edu

 

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Join us on Saturday, April 19 for Volunteer Appreciation Day as a great way to spring into action with Service Saturdays! There will be free breakfast, prizes, and great sites available!

Today, April 16, is the day; it is the last day to sign up for Service Saturday on April 19! Don’t forget there will be free breakfast and prizes available for all volunteers!

Sign up now and get the opportunity to volunteer for one of these wonderful community organizations: the YMCA, the Sciencecenter, or the Tough Turtle Obstacle Course!

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If you have a passion for fishing, and you want to get connect with other people who share your passion, or maybe just learn more about the sport, then NOW is the time to come to an  Ithaca Angling Club meeting. 

There are numerous places to fish around Ithaca, and this club is meant to help share information and resources among students, staff, and faculty who enjoy fishing, no matter the skill level!

THe club's first meeting will be on April 16 at 7pm in Six Mile Creek Room. The group will discuss resources for students interested in going fishing, as well as some of the public fishing waters in the area.

 To find out more about the club, please contact chander1@ithaca.edu or bgagnie1@ithaca.edu for more information.

 

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IC Kicks Back Needs You!

Contributed by Michelle Ammirati on 04/16/2014 

Calling all volunteers for this year’s IC Kicks Back! We need a grand total of 30 volunteers to help with various jobs throughout the afternoon. Some jobs include:

-Maintaining lines for the inflatables and photo booths

-Checking IDs

-Taking photos of the event

A FREE IC Kicks Back T-shirt will be included!

If you are interested please fill out this survey by April 25.

Sign up to perform at our Open Mic Night on April 23rd at 7:00 pm in IC Square! You can sign up by emailing Marissa Framarini at mframar1@ithaca.edu with interest and sound requests by April 20th.

Don’t want to perform? That’s all right—just make sure you come to the show for an amazing night of music and slam poetry!

Be on the lookout for more events hosted by SAB by ‘liking" the Student Activities Board on Facebook and following us on Twitter (@ithacaSAB)!

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Julia Ryan at jryan1@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 IC Kicks Back needs student organizations to host/table at IC Kicks Back! Come out and support the event while promoting your student organization!

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Last chance to reserve your copy!

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Come to Food Lab at Terrace Dining Hall on April 22nd at 2:30PM!

Space is limited, so please REGISTER HERE!

Students will learn about the "farm to fork" local food process and why is it a more sustainable alternative to traditional, mass-produced and "factory farmed" meat. Guest speaker, Dan Purdy, from local vendor, Purdy and Sons, will present about how produce the sustainable, ethical and high quality products they offer Ithaca College Dining Services. Dining Services’ Executive Chef, JJ Molina, will demonstrate how porchetta is made and those in attendance will enjoy a delicious snack!

Can't make it to the event? No problem! Dan Purdy will be at Food Lab during lunch to answer any questions that you have!

 

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If you are a Veteran of the United States armed forces, a reservist, a member of the National Guard, or a dependent of an eligible veteran, this message is for you!

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ICAD Cruise Line is sure to be a fun time, and the best part is that you can take the cruise home if you win one of our cool prize baskets!

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Goodwill as a meditation object

Contributed by Kevin Walker on 04/15/2014 

Did you know you can use goodwill as a meditation object? Want to learn more?

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ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics 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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SWISH FOR MAKE-A-WISH IS HERE!!

Contributed by Carter Smalley on 04/15/2014 

 Just when you thought college basketball was over for the year, here’s another    tournament!

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Handwerker Gallery’s final exhibition of the semester—Letters To Our Future Selves: 2014 Senior Student Show—will be on view from Thursday, April 17 to Sunday, May 18, and will feature the work of 31 graduating students. The show’s opening reception will take place Thursday, April 17, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the gallery’s main lobby.

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The annual Recognition of Service celebration is a presidential event honoring Ithaca College's dedicated faculty, staff, and administrators who have completed 10 to 50+ years of service at the College, with individual recognition taking place in five-year intervals.

This year's event will be held on Thursday, May 1, in the Emerson Suites and will honor employees with anniversary dates of hire that fall between June 1, 2013, and May 31, 2014.  Employees who have retired or will retire during the 2013-2014 fiscal year will be especially honored at the celebration.

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On April 17th, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, in Textor 101, we will be viewing and discussing the last part of the Race: The Power of an Illusion.

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The Public and Community Health Student Association is hosting a social this Thursday (April 17) at 7pm in Friends 302.

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 Apply for the 2014-2015 Food for Thought E-board!

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