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Back to the (meditation) basics

Contributed by Kevin Walker on 10/06/2013 

Would you like to know some of the fundamentals of Buddhist meditation practice?

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Outlook Calendar Tip of the Week

Contributed by Tony Tabone on 10/06/2013 

Responding to Meeting Invitations 

When you receive a meeting-related message that requires a response, such as a meeting invitation, you have the option to Accept, Tentatively Accept, or Decline the invitation.

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 On Wednesday, October 9, 7pm, Jeff Cohen, the director of the Ithaca College Park Center for Independent Media, will speak about his participation in an August fact-finding delegation to Israel and the West Bank at the Unitarian Church Annex, 208 E. Buffalo St.  He will also show the short film My Neighborhood, which was produced by Just Vision in 2012, and engage in a “far-reaching Q&A session.”

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at www.ithaca.edu/music/events/ and this week's are listed below.

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at www.ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the webcasting schedule for more information! 

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Celebrate National Coming Out Day with A Conversation with Alumnus Marc Wigler '87, LGBT Advocate, Supporter,  Educator  and Comedian - Thursday October 10 at 7 pm in Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center.

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Student Health 101-The U Cookbook

Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 10/06/2013 

Submitted on behalf of Julia Herman '14, CHP Intern.

Want some creative and healthy snack recipes?

This month Student Health 101's U Cookbook features:

  • An avocado, white bean and veggie wrap
  • Cucumber sandwiches
  • and Monte Cristo sandwiches 

Make sure to check out the deliciousness!! 

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SAB Presents: Battle of the DJs!

Contributed by Marlowe Padilla on 10/06/2013 

Come support your friends in the first ever Battle of the DJs! Campus DJs will compete in a musical competition to win the gold. There will be tons of dancing, Bomber Spirit and of course an epic battle of music. You don't want to miss out!  

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Are you afraid to speak in front of people? Do you stumble over your words? Are you looking to improve your public speaking and impromptu speaking? Do you love to speak and want a new audience? Do you like collaborating with and leading team?

Come check out Toastmasters’ Open House on October 9 at 2pm in Taughannock Falls room. Meet with members of Toastmasters and get to know us through our “Ice Breaker” speeches. Toastmasters is Internationally recognized and open to all members of the Ithaca College community (students, faculty and staff). If you have any questions or need more information please contact Theresa Radley at tradley@ithaca.edu.

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Are you afraid to speak in front of people? Do you stumble over your words? Are you looking to improve your public speaking and impromptu speaking? Do you love to speak and want a new audience? Do you like collaborating with and leading team?

Come check out Toastmasters’ Open House on October 9 at 2pm in Taughannock Falls room. Meet with members of Toastmasters and get to know us through our “Ice Breaker” speeches. Toastmasters is Internationally recognized and open to all members of the Ithaca College community (students, faculty and staff). If you have any questions or need more information please contact Theresa Radley at tradley@ithaca.edu.

Upcoming Flu Vaccination Clinics

Contributed by Lynn Porter on 10/06/2013 

Flu Vaccinations Dates Fall Semester 2013

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Students interested in a semester internship experience in Washington, D.C. are invited to attend the IC in DC information session with the Cornell in Washington Program. The director of the Cornell in Washington Program will be available to answer questions. The information session is scheduled for Thursday, October 10, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in CHS 413.

Interested students and their academic advisors are encouraged to attend. Please contact Tanya Saunders in CHS 214 for additional information and consult the IC in DC site at www.ithaca.edu/oip/washington and the Cornell in Washington website at www.ciw.cornell.edu.

Students interested in applying to the ICNYC program for the Spring 2014 semester are required to submit an application to their School’s associate dean by Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 4 p.m.

Students will be notified if they have been accepted into the program by Friday, October 25, 2013.

If you have questions about the program or application process, please contact Assistant Provost Tanya Saunders at 274-3063 or tsaunders@ithaca.edu.

"Chocolate in the Chapel" - For all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and allied students to meet each other, our campus chaplains, and students from the chapel communities - Wednesday October 9, 4-6pm in Muller Chapel.

Great Chocolate of all kinds! Great Conversation with the Chaplains & Students from the Chapel Communities.

Sponsored by The IC Chaplains and the LGBT Center.

 

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013
12:10 - 1:00 p.m. (bring your lunch), Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Assistant Professor Mike Titlebaum, Director of jazz studies, demonstrates some fun and innovative uses of the iPad and other technologies in the classroom.
(Register Here)

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The annual Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair will be a Fall Harvest Festival!  The Festival will be held in Emerson Suites on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, from 10 am to 3 pm. This event is open to all IC benefit-eligible faculty & staff. Note: It is necessary to have your IC employee ID in order to enter the Festival.

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“Find Your Inner Seoul,” a documentary screening and information session about the summer study abroad program in South Korea, will take place on Thursday, October 10 at 8:00 p.m. in the Park Hall Auditorium.

Five short documentaries produced by Park students through the Cross-Cultural Documentary Research & Production class in summer 2013 will be screened. The class was taught at Hanyang University International Summer School in 2013 with other media-related courses. A Q&A session with the student filmmakers will follow the screening.

There will also be a short presentation about the Summer 2014 study abroad program.

For more information or to request accommodations, contact Professor Changhee Chun (cchun@ithaca.edu) or Brad Rappa (brappa@ithaca.edu).

Angela Rudert, lecturer in religious studies, contributed a chapter titled "A Sufi, Sikh, Hindu, Buddhist, TV Guru: Anandmurti Gurumaa" to a recently published edited volume/anthology, Religious Pluralism, State and Society in Asia. The book is edited by Chiara Formichi and is part of the Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series.

Details about the book at Routledge can be found at http://routledge-ny.com/books/details/9781315887562/.

Be the first to hear the Senior Class Gift Campaign announcement, while networking with Ithaca College alumni.

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Malcolm Temple, a Culture and Communications major who also minors in Latin American Studies, and Grace Woodward, a Junior Sociology major, published articles in the CUSLAR Newsletter. Since 1965, the Committee on U.S. Latin American Relations has worked to foster more equitable relations between the U.S. and the rest of hemisphere and to promote a deeper understanding of those issues.

To see their articles, go to http://cuslar.org/images/newsletters/2013-fall.pdf

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