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On March 24, Michael Twomey (English; Dana Professor of Humanities and Arts), presented an invited lecture at Columbia University in New York to the combined programs of Religion and Writing and Medieval Studies.  

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Dr. Derrick Fox, Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education and Conducting, will be the baritone soloist for the Columbia Chorale's performance of Carl Orff's Carmina Burana in Columbia, Missouri. 

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* short courses on systems thinking, synthesizing expertise, creativity, and character


* active hands-on learning; no lectures

* lots of fun

* the courses will help you make connections among what you are studying in different courses inside and outside your majors

* this can make learning more lasting and more useful in meeting complex real-world challenges

* courses are one credit and are graded pass/fail

* taking any three of the four mini-courses will count as an ICC elective in the World of Systems or the Inquiry, Imagination and Innovation theme with a Humanities or Social Sciences perspective

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IC Hillel invites all members of the community, young and old, students and staff, Jewish and non-Jewish to attend our First Night Passover Seder on Friday, April 3rd at 8 pm in Terrace Dining Hall.

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 The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs will again be accepting applications for two major service awards this year:

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No Pressure Blood Pressure is back!

Contributed by Bobbie Kirk on 03/30/2015 



The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.  Don't be fooled by your blood pressure, get it checked!


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Please join us as Majors in the department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their research:

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Contributed by Tiera-Lyn Colon on 03/29/2015 

Who doesn't love doughnuts??? 

Buy a box of Krispy Kremes today in the North Foyer (right outside of Emerson Suites) from 9-3PM! $8 for a box and $15 for two boxes. 

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The thirteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 24. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.

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Join the Ithaca College Society of Professional Journalists this Saturday, April 4, at Cinemapolis for a special double feature community event. 

The evening kicks off at 5 p.m. with a screening of Meet Me At Equality: The People’s March on Washington, a documentary by Ithaca College Journalism professor James Rada. Stick around after the film for a panel discussion detailing the experiences of the IC team that covered the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama. 

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Free Yogurtland!

Contributed by Jaclyn Cheri on 03/29/2015 

Want free Yogurtland?

Come to Campus Center tomorrow and sign-up for the Dance-A-Thon. The first 50 people to sign-up and pay the small registration fee will get a free 3oz. coupon to Yogurtland!   

The event is Friday, April 3rd from 7-10pm. Enjoy a night of dancing, performances and prizes. Throughout the event there will be music by DJ Latimer, Premium Blend, dance performances from IC Unbound, Pulse, and On the Floor, and a free salsa lesson. Over $100 worth of gift cards will be raffled off including Panera, Wings Over Ithaca, The Nines, Smart Yogurt, Short Stop Subs, and WAY MORE!  

Come sign-up!

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Good Manners and Bad Behavior

Contributed by Greg Bostwick on 03/29/2015 

Gossip. Intrigue. Infidelity.  Ripped from today's headlines?  Hardly.  Get a look at how these topics were portrayed on the British stage during the Restoration.

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ITS is implementing a new Macintosh workstation management tool called Casper which will help ITS manage all college-owned Macs more efficiently. Casper is similar to the workstation management tools that have been in place for many years on campus Windows computers. Casper will be implemented in multiple stages:

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The Wi-Fi rebuild in the Center for Health Sciences and Campus Center was recently completed. Our testing shows that Wi-Fi performance is much improved, but we'd like affirmation from the people that use Wi-Fi in these buildings. 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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 War,Hunger, and Genocide: An International Health Perspective will be offered online during Summer Session II beginning on June 29- July 31.  

Attributes: (ICC) - Humanities, Liberal Arts,  - Social Sciences,

Themes: Power and Justice AND Quest Sustainable Future 

Course description: An investigation of the cost -- human and economic -- of organized violence, including genocide, and the efforts being made to ameliorate or eliminate the devastation. Particular emphasis is placed on the role that can be played by health care professionals who believe that war may be a preventable phenomenon that can be eradicated by traditional public health methods that have triumphed over other major health problems in the past. 3 credits

For more information, contact Stewart Auyash at or 274-1312

Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to find a cure for cancer? Do you want to literally save someone's life? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, we have good news!

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Come and hear Dr. Johnson speak about research and the Ithaca experience with a presentation titled:  “Undergraduate Research as a Signature Experience for Students” on Thursday, April 9 at 8:45 am in Emerson A, Campus Center.

Show your support for your classmates, fellow students, and colleagues who represent the Martin Luther King and Park Scholars programs, as well as over 280+ sessions of presentations, including 7 musical and theatre performances, and over 50+ student poster presentations by attending from 9:25 AM – 3:50 PM in the Campus Center.  The noon-hour session will feature finalist presentations for the Whalen Symposium Awards.  There will also be a closing session, featuring the awards ceremony which will begin at 3:50 pm.

To view the complete schedule, go to the Whalen Symposium website.

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Film Screening at Park Auditorium!

Contributed by Byron Bixler on 03/29/2015 

 Film Fervor Magazine proudly presents a screening of Godfrey Reggio's Koyaanisqatsi.

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Volunteers Needed!!!

Contributed by Theresa Radley on 03/29/2015 

Looking for a fun way to volunteer? Want to skip the lines at IC Kicks Back? Then volunteer at IC Kicks back on May 1, from 2pm-6pm.


You can volunteer in a variety of ways:

·        Maintaining lines for the inflatables and photo booths

·        Checking IDs

·        Taking photos of the event

·        Line control

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

If you are interested please fill out this survey by April 19.

If you have any questions please


Celebrate Easter!

Contributed by Tiera-Lyn Colon on 03/28/2015 

 Join the Ithaca College Protestant Community as we celebrate Easter and Good Friday!

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