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The Spring 2015 Student Organization Fair is Wednesday, January 28 from 10am-3pm in Emerson Suites. There will be over 100 student organizations promoting events, recruiting members, and showcasing their student organization. The student organization is free to attend. Take this opportunity to network with student leaders, find your passion and sign up for so many amazing student organizations. 

Student Organizations interested in signing up please click here. All recognized and new student organizations are able to sign up. Deadline to sign up is January 21 by 5pm.

*Please note OSEMA Recognized and Recreational Sport Clubs have top priority. 

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 Do you have a friend or co-worker who has been feeling blue lately? Do you wish you could do something for them? You’re in luck — there is something you can do! Nominate them to receive a Love Letter Bundle from IC More Love Letters!

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Participate in Service Saturday this December 6th and feel the holiday cheer!

 

We’re excited for another great month of volunteering in the local community, so join the team and help out.

Students can choose to volunteer at one of these awesome sites:

·         Ithaca Alternative Gift Fair

·         Downtown Ithaca Alliance’s “Santa’s Arrival” Event

·         Salvation Army

·         Friends of the Tompkins County Library 

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Each year the Office of Alumni Relations and Career Services collaborate to put on networking events that bring together IC alumni with current students called Network Nights. This year’s winter break Network Nights will take place in New York City and Boston.

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You are invited to join the Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy for Public Viewing Night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory this Friday December 5, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

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Please join us for a talk entitled: Astro-geology from Io to Old Faithful
with Julie Rathbun & Tyler Nordgren, University of Redlands

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Coats for Humanity

Contributed by Morgan Gatzemeyer on 12/01/2014 

Donate all your old and unused coats in order to help someone less fortunate this winter!

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What is globalization and how has it affected various religions?

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Mara Alper was selected to present at the 7th World Water Forum in Korea in April 2015, the world’s largest water related event. She will present her talk “Re-Imagining Water,” with an emphasis on water awareness and education to motivate behavioral changes. It will highlight content from her IC courses “The Power of Water” and ‘Water Planet,” and engage international educators and NGOs in discussions about effective water education approaches.

As described on the organization’s website: “The World Water Forum is the largest water-related event in the world. This multi-stakeholder event is attended by world-renowned scholars, international organizations, officials, mayors, parliamentarians, NGOs, research institutions, public and private businesses, and civil society organizations.” Held every three years in a different host country, it features panels, discussions and a Water Expo showcasing solutions to widespread water issues. This year’s theme is “Implementation.”

Water Water Forum website: http://eng.worldwaterforum7.org/introduce/intro.asp

Natasza Kurpios, Cornell University  

"Keeping your organs in shape: Transcriptional and cellular control of tissue morphogenesis"

December 4 
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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Upgrade your professional image with a digital headshot! Studies have shown that LinkedIn pages with profile photos receive far more traffic from recruiters than those without-- a professional photo really makes a difference! Headshots make a great addition to personal websites, professional materials and more. 

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen LGBT themed film series will host a showing of the documentary “No Regret” on Tuesday, December 2. Free and open to the public, the screening will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

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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 ithaca.edu/concerts; highlights across the next few weeks are listed below. 

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

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Optical Scanning of Final Exams

Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 11/30/2014 

Optical Scanning procedures and schedules are in place for Final Exams during the week of Monday, December 15th through Friday, December 19th.

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The Wi-Fi rebuild in Williams Hall was completed in November. Our "statistics" show that Wi-Fi performance is much improved, but we'd like confirmation from the people that use Wi-Fi in that building. Please let us know if the Wi-Fi network is now meeting your needs by completing this quick 2-question form: 

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Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students interested in the Dana Student Internship Program are invited to submit applications for the Summer 2015 and 2015-2016 Academic Year. Awards range from $3,375 during the academic year to as much as $5,100 for full-time summer internships. A portion of the award is paid directly to the student over the course of the summer or academic year, with the remainder applied to the student’s college account.

For more information please visit Office of the Provost - Dana Student Internship Program

The application deadline is February 13, 2015.

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Spanish Meet & Greet

Contributed by Maria DiFrancesco on 11/30/2014 

Are you a current Spanish major or minor? Are you interested in the possibility of completing a major or minor in Spanish? Would you like some information on our classes, programs, extra-curricular activities and related events? Do you just want to de-stress before finals by listening to some merengue and salsa? Then come to the Spanish Meet & Greet! This will be a great opportunity to meet fellow students and mingle with faculty. Light refreshments will be served!

When: Thursday, December 4th from 12 to 1pm

Where: Job 209 (LCEC)

Questions:  Contact Maria DiFrancesco at mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu

 

 

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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost
Please join me on Thursday, December 4 for the final Faculty Colloquium for the fall semester.

Dr. Zillah Eisenstein, Professor in the Department of Politics will be presenting "A Sharing:  Against Disciplining/For Imagining."

Dr. Eisenstein has been a professor of Politics at Ithaca College in New York for the past 35 years and is now “Distinguished Scholar in Residence there. She now writes regularly for Al Jazeera. Throughout her career her books have tracked the rise of neoliberalism both within the U.S. and across the globe. She has documented the demise of liberal democracy and scrutinized the growth of imperial and militarist globalization. 

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Passion, betrayal and tradition come to the forefront as Ithaca College Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize–winning play “Anna in the Tropics,” by Nilo Cruz. Performances will run in the Clark Theatre in Dillingham Center Dec. 2, 4, 5 and 6 at 8 p.m. with a 2: p.m. matinee on Dec. 6 and 7.

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Submitted by Wade Pickren, PhD
Director, Sponsored Research

The online submission process for faculty sponsors to submit student presentations for the 18th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will be open starting Monday, December 1, 2014 and will close on Monday, March 2, 2015.

Students:  Interested in participating?
Contact your faculty collaborator to discuss the proposal submission process.

Faculty:  Submissions will be accepted for presentations, performances, and displays.  Starting Monday, December 1, the online submission form and information can be found on the Whalen Symposium website at  http://www.ithaca.edu/provost/whalensymposium/

The Symposium will take place on Thursday, April 9, 2015.

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