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 All are welcome to celebrate Easter with the Protestant Community this weekend!

 

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Good-will as a meditation object

Contributed by Kevin Walker on 04/13/2014 

Did you know you can use feelings of good-will as a meditation object? Want to learn more?

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Did you know that Paganism is an umbrella term that encompasses many different belief systems?

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No ICBC Service

Contributed by Kevin Walker on 04/13/2014 

No ICBC Service this week, sanctuary open for Passover/other activities.

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When a meeting organizer invites you to a recurring meeting (e.g., every Tuesday at 3:00 PM), be sure your initial response to the invitation accurately reflects your intention.

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To apply, go to www.ithaca.edu/aes/forms/tutorapplication by WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16th at 5pm.  

If you have great grades, feel confident in your ability to help others learn, and you want to be part of a great learning community, apply today!  

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If you have questions call us at 607-274-3381 or email us at tutoring@ithaca.edu.  

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ENVS’s natural history and wildlife ecology guru Jason Hamilton will be teaching two classes this spring/summer that can bring you into closer contact with the local landscape.

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The Fitness Center will be open with reduced hours from Friday 4/18/14 - 4/20/2014.  Please see below for the daily hours:

Friday 4/18: 7:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday 4/19: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday 4/20: 11:00am - 2:00pm

We will resume our normal semester hours at 7:00am on Monday 4/21.

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The "Arab spring," credited with beginning at the end of 2010, has involved civil uprisings in 18 countries, the removal of five heads of state, and waves of populist resistance in countries far from the Middle East, including our own. It's hard to keep track. There are few people better equipped to help make sense of it all than Stephen Zunes, PhD, one of the foremost U.S. scholars of Middle East affairs and of strategic nonviolent action.

Dr. Zunes will speak in Textor 102 on Wednesday, April 16, 7:00 p.m., on "Democracy Uprisings in the Middle East: Victories and Setbacks." 

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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; this week's are listed below.

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

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

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The Philosophy Club will meet on Tuesday April 15th, 7-8pm in Rothschild Place 147.  [For those unfamiliar, the building is next to the Communications building.]  All are welcome to come and join the conversation!

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Cass Spencer, Award-winning Creative Director and Art Director, will give a lecture titled "Data Visualization: A conversation about design, magazines, and journalism in the era of big data” on Tuesday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m., Park Hall Auditorium. 

Spencer has worked for Dr. Oz, The Good Life, Cosmopolitan for Latinas, Cargo and People.

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Teatro will present a bilingual staged reading of La historia de nuestras vidas/The Story of Our Lives en homenaje a todos los indocumentados que viven día a día en los Estados Unidos, temiendo a la migra... in honor of all whom are undocumented and live day-to-day in the United States, fearing deportation...

The performance will be followed by a discussion with Professor Donathan L.  Brown of the Department of Communication Studies.


Assistant Professor Donathan Brown has recently co-authored a book with Syracuse University professor Amardo Rodriguez, titled When Race and Policy Collide: Contemporary Immigration Debates 

Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Latin American Studies Program

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 On Sunday April 20th from 3:00-4:30 in Lyon Hall (we'll be meeting in front of the main entrance), the Ithaca College China Care Club will be hosting "China Comes to Ithaca!" Come down to learn about Chinese culture, language and food! And of course, we'll be discussing all the ways we can help Chinese orphans in need of medical procedures and loving homes.

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 Enjoy the Spring weather by getting your body moving at IC Secession's next meeting, Dances of the World. Come join us this Tuesday, April 15th, at 5:15pm in Williams 313 and we'll teach you K-popAfrican Dance, the Cotton Eye Joe, and much more!!

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In the summer of 2002, Katharine Kittredge was doing research in the Hampshire Record Office (Winchester, UK) when she stumbled upon a profoundly moving document: an 1807 journal describing the life and sudden death of a young child.  Intrigued, she embarked on a quest to learn more about the journal’s author, the Anglo-Irish diarist  Melesina Trench (1768-1827). 

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FLEFF 2014: It's a Wrap!

Contributed by Patricia Zimmermann on 04/12/2014 

It's a wrap!

Thank you to all of our guest filmmakers, new media artists, musicians, scholars, scientists, journalists, activists, industry professionals, distributors, bloggers, interns, graduate fellows, junior fellows, Ithaca College faculty and festival goers for making the 17th Annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival a success!

Together, you created moving events, intense conversations, and meaningful dialogues that took us all beyond our comfort zone--and into dissonance.

Special thanks to Cinemapolis, Ithaca's local nonprofit art cinema for all of their contributions to the festival.

And special thanks to our funders: Ithaca College, the Park Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, and community support.

SAVE THE DATE FOR the 18th Annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF)  April 6-12, 2015

FLEFF: A DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENT

 The time has come to commemorate Latin@s as an integral part of this community through a public display of art. CULTURA and the Latino Civic Association are excited to commission an artist to paint a mural that celebrates our community's Latin@ culture. Latin@ culture is immensely diverse and we welcome submissions that honor a particular Latin American heritage, as well as submissions that encompass Latin@ culture in general or locally. A wide array of Latin@s live in Tompkins County that work, study and/or care for their families and each other. Latin@s have lived here for several generations, many are native to the US or have migrated here from other countries. The Latin@ Mural Project provides a platform for the message of Latinidad.

 TIMELINE

May 23: Submissions due by 1 pm

June 6: Winning proposal announced

Summer 2014: Mural painted

 ELIGIBILITY

Open to all.

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Othie: A Woman's Adaptation of Othello plays Saturday and Sunday, April 12 & 13 in Business 103, 7:00p.m.  $5 suggested donation at the door.  An encore performance will be held on April 17 at the Lehman Alternative Community School Blackbox Theatre, 111 Chestnut St, Ithaca, 7:30p.m.  All proceeds go to the Woman's Opportunity Center of Ithaca.  For more information: othie2014@gmail.com

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