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The Sustainability Café on Monday, February 3rd will feature Marian Brown, presenting “Campus Sustainability: Hiding in Plain Sight.”  The Café will be held in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112 at 4:00PM, in conjunction with the Environmental Seminar. This talk kicks off the Spring 2014 Sustainability Café/Environmental Seminar series, which will feature the work of our own faculty and staff to advance our campus sustainability efforts.   

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The Office of Human Resources is challenging all faculty and staff to become more HEART Healthy this February by participating in a variety of HEART Healthy events and if you love our Work/Life Lunch-and-Learns... you'll love this one! 

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Block Housing is a housing option by which groups of 4-6 people can submit a request to the Office of Residential Life to live together in a cluster of rooms. Request forms will be available in the Office of Residential Life on January 20, 2014 and will be due before 5pm on May 5, 2014.

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Ever been to Israel? Join us on Tuesday evening in Williams 221 to reminisce about your experiences in Israel and compete with others to tell the best story.

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Interdisciplinary Opportunity

Contributed by Mara Alper on 02/03/2014 

If you are curious about interdisciplinary teaching, this is an opportunity to find out about varied approaches such as theme-based classes, international guest experts interacting via internet, joint learning between classes meeting at the same time, co-teaching and other options. These collaborative discussions will synthesize concrete ideas, potential projects and elegant solutions that support our teaching and IC20/20 integrative education goals.

We invite you to join us beginning Wed. Feb. 5 at 11 a.m. in the Center for Faculty Excellence, Gannett 316. This on-going learning community meets every other week from Feb. until late April. To join us, or if the meeting time doesn’t fit your schedule but you are interested, please contact Mara Alper at malper@ithaca.edu

These events are presented by the Center for Faculty Excellence and CFE Faculty-in-Residence for Interdisciplinary Teaching Mara Alper.

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Do you want to become a resume/cover letter/job search expert, while helping your peers? Career Services is looking for motivated students who like to help others, to serve as Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) for the 2014-2015 academic year. It's only 4 hours a week, plus a weekly meeting!

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It's that time of year again: time to buy chocolates, greeting cards, and, roses. Get your special someone that special something at the Sigma Alpha Iota and Phi Mu Alpha Valentine's Day Sale!

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Physics Café – Thursday February 6 2014 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM – Emerson Suites - Free and open to the public.

Matthew Price of the Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy talks about:

The Particle Zoo: The Newest Exhibit, the Higgs Boson.

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Delicious Milk-Chocolate Hearts are now available for purchase for only $5.99 at most IC Dining retail locations from now until February 14th. Whether you're feeding the flames of love or treating a friend, this gift will make any chocolate lover happy.

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Take advantage of this perfect "Thinking of You" offer before it's gone! 

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Adjusting the sharing permissions of your calendar can be tricky.  Make sure you understand the various permission level options by reading our list of permissions and their definitions here: http://www.ithaca.edu/its/traindoc/calendar/permission/

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Why Interfaith?

Contributed by Kevin Walker on 02/02/2014 

Why do some people choose the path of Interfaith dialogue? 

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Buddhisms!

Contributed by Kevin Walker on 02/02/2014 

Did you know Buddhism is divided into three main schools with various subdivisions?

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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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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Distinguished Speaker Series welcomes Lucia McBee on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall for a presentation entitled, "Mindfulness-Based Elder Care: A Model for Health Care Workers and Caregivers."

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

Learn about the reality of romances, how to have a blast - even on a tight budget, how to curb your cravings, AND MORE in this month's issue of Student Health 101!

Also, be sure to check out your fellow classmates talk about the importance of healthy relationships and the personal benefits that can result, as well as what you can do to sustain your role in a healthy relationship. Learn where you might turn if you need some emotional support! 

And of course, don't forget to enter to win $1,000 in this month's raffle!

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The IC Greens will be showing the State of the Union 2014 address for anyone who missed it or wants to talk about it on Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 8pm in Friends 201.

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Do you like to color?

Contributed by Anastasia Mazur on 02/02/2014 

Come to the first IC Colors meeting on Tuesday at 8pm in the Cayuga Lake Room.

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IC Greens Recruiting

Contributed by Joshua Kelly on 02/02/2014 

The IC Greens are RECRUITING! Come check us out every Thursday at 8pm in Friends 201.

 

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A test of the Ithaca College Emergency Notification System (ENS) will take place during the noon hour this Wednesday, Feb. 5. It will include a test of the Outdoor Warning System, which features a siren tone and a loudspeaker message. There is no need to take any action in response to the tests.

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The Philosophy Club will meet on Wednesday February 5th, 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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