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In early April, Deborah Rifkin led a workshop at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angelos, CA. The workshop reviewed recent studies in cognitive science and what they reveal about creativity in the arts. Participants from the fields of dance, music, visual arts, theater, sociology, history, and communication studies explored the implications of the cognitive studies for teaching, creating, and performing in the arts.

For more information:

http://cal.lmu.edu/event/the_creative_mind_using_cognitive_science_to_improve_understanding_and_pedagogy_of_the_arts

Spring is here and we want to see how you enjoy the warmer weather!

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April Tip of the Month

Contributed by Tim Ryan on 04/09/2014 

Electrical Safety

During a typical year, home electrical problems account for 67,800 fires and $868 million in property losses.

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Dependent Tuition Remission applications for returning students should be submitted no later than May 1st for the upcoming academic year.

Employee Tuition Remission applications should be submitted  one month prior to the start of the semester. If you are considering taking courses during the summer session please see the Educational Benefit Policy pertaining to Summer Sessions.

Dependent Cash Awards applications should be submitted by June 1st for fall and December 1st for spring along with a copy of a tuition bill for the semester you are applying for the benefit.

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Steve Mauk Releases Latest CD

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Steve Mauk, professor of music, recently released his latest CD recording - Rite of Passage.

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Jonathan Ablard, associate professor of history and co-director of the Latin American Studies program, has published an essay in Perspectives, the newsletter of the American Historical Association.

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ICLO produces "EDGES The Musical" Saturday, April 19th at 2pm and 6pm in the Presser Rehearsal Hall located in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Admission is free.

 

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Twenty-four exceptional School of Business students were inducted into the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma on Sunday, April 6.  Lifetime membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest honor a business school student anywhere in the world can achieve at a school accredited by AACSB International.

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This is a reminder that if you are registered with Student Disability Services and have an accommodation plan for the Spring semester, you should sign up for all final exams that you plan to take with the office as soon as possible.

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Do you know what happens behind closed doors when it comes to Middle East and Israel in the USA Congress? We are bringing a speaker who briefs members of US Congress and Israeli Knesset on issues of security and policies around the Middle East Region!

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Become a bone marrow donor!

Contributed by Alyssa Frey on 04/09/2014 

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 is yes we have good news!

You can register as a potential bone marrow donor Friday 4/11 between 12:30-5:30 p.m. in the Mondo Gym.

It is completely free to register and it takes less than ten minutes to fill out paperwork and perform a cheek swab. No bone marrow will actually be extracted the day of the drive. Instead you will be put on the National Bone Marrow Registry and only be asked to donate if you are found to be a lifesaving match for someone. This is your chance to give cancer patient's hope and potentially cure them of their cancer forever!

Questions? Feel free to send an email to bethecurenj@gmail.com with any questions or post them under this event.

Want editorial experience for an award-winning online international magazine? Imprint Magazine has six editorial board spots open for Fall 2014 and we're looking for six amazing writers + editors to fill them!

Positions open:
Politics Editor
Music Editor
Life + Style Editor
Sports Editor
Chief Copy Editor
Impact Editor (creative writing)

To apply, please fill out this form and then e-mail your resume and a writing sample to icimprintmag@gmail.com by Friday, April 18 at 5 p.m.

For more information about Imprint, check us out on the site. E-mail us with any questions at icimprintmag@gmail.com!

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Alyssa Frey at afrey2@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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

 

 

 

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Join us at the tc Lounge for a Student Reception from 8pm – 11pm on Thursday, April 24th. tc Lounge will feature music by the Ithaca College Jazz Club and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.  Enjoy Trivia? Engage or be entertained by a game of Ithaca College trivia and test your knowledge of Ithaca College!

Come by and enjoy the view at the top of Towers! tc Lounge on the 14th Floor, E. Towers. All students are welcome! tc Lounge will remain open to the public during this special event - normal service and operating hours apply. tc Lounge is open Sunday – Thursday from 8pm to 12midnight.

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IC Kicks Back Needs You!

Contributed by Michelle Ammirati on 04/09/2014 

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 email tradley@ithaca.edu by April 18.

The Oscar nominated and Golden Globe winning crime and comedic drama follows con artist Irving Rosenfeld and his partner Sydney Prosser into the world of the Jersey mafia. Rosenfeld and Prosser work with FBI agent Richie DiMasso to expose corrupt politicians in the area. 

From Thursday April 10 to Sunday April 13, the Student Activities Board presents this FREE critically acclaimed film! All showings begin at 8:00 pm sharp in Textor 102. Bring your friends and don’t miss out on a high-stakes, all-star film for FREE!

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.

Applications are open from now until April 11th with all positions available. Checkout the SAB Facebook to apply!

Positions include:

  • Films
  • Comedy
  • Programming Coordinator
  • Special Events
  • Advertising
  • Social Media
  • Finance

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.

Come help clear up common misconceptions surrounding the LGBTQ and allied community by partaking in Athlete Ally's "Sound Off!" video. The shooting will take place in the Park Sound Studio, Room 138, TODAY from 8-9:30 p.m.

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Come share your skills in Ithaca’s very own IC Square! Bring your friends along for a night of laughter at what is sure to be an incredible night on April 9th at 7:30pm.

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.

 Come support IC Courage as they raise money for Camp Good Days and Special Times at their event Ithaca's Got Talent! 

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