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Please join IC's Latin American Studies Program and Department of Art History for a lecture by Dr. Kency Cornejo (University of New Mexico), on "War, Feminicidio, and Migration: Central American Art on Systematic Gendered Violence."  She'll speak in the Handwerker Gallery on Thursday, November 5th, at 6 pm, as part of the Latin American Studies Program's event series focused on Central America.

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The launch of Media Literacy Week (#MediaLitWk) in the United States starts Monday 11/2 and continues through Nov. 6. The mission of Media Literacy Week is to highlight the power of media literacy education and its essential role in education today.

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 The Ithacan was honored with both the 2015 Newspaper Pacemaker Award and the 2015 Online Pacemaker Award for overall excellence by the Associated Collegiate Press at the Fall National College Media Convention in Austin, Texas, on October 31. 

The Pacemaker, one of the nation's most prestigious college journalism awards, is widely regarded as "the Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism." Founded in 1921, the ACP is the oldest and largest membership organization for college student journalists in the country.

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Enjoy Gospel Music?

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Introducing Plum Benefits!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 11/02/2015 

Plum Benefits offers exclusive discounts of up to 50% off tickets and up to 60% off hotels, with access to preferred seating and special offers for top shows, attractions, theme parks, sporting events, movie tickets, hotels and much more. Plum Benefits is a unique benefit offered exclusively to companies and their employees.

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BalanceWorks November Newsletter

Contributed by Katie Sack on 11/02/2015 

Because it's that time a year again... Read all about Healthy Holiday Habits in this month's BalanceWorks Newsletter

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE UPCOMING PHI KAPPA PHI EVENT!

Phi Kappa Phi Fall Awards & Induction Ceremony
Friday, November 13, 2015
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Klingenstein Lounge – Campus Center

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Raj Subramaniam, Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, publishes article with former graduate student Craig Parkes in the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance titled " Linking the revised national standards to teaching games for understanding: An eighth-grade soccer example." This article presents a case for using the tactical model as a recommended pedagogical framework to deliver game-related components for student enjoyment and success. Link to this article can be found at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07303084.2015.1075924

 We are currently planning for critical software upgrades in DIIS-managed computer labs for the Spring 2016 semester. If you need specific software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify Olivia Boyle (oboyle1@ithaca.edu) and Brian Brashear (bbrashear@ithaca.edu) no later than Monday, November 16, 2015.

Please provide the following:

  • Software name and version
  • What lab(s) you need the software installed (building and room)
  • Installer CD's if appropriate
  • Licensing information if appropriate

 

For more information about labs and specialty software requests, please visit our labs website.

 In a presentation entitled “Goodbye to Cinema: Jean-Luc Godard’s Adieu au langage as Images at the Edge of History,” Utterson analyzed the ways in which Godard’s 2014 film (distributed in the US as Goodbye to Language) uses contemporary 3D imaging technology to engage the history of cinema, bidding “goodbye” to a certain conception of the medium (the “adieu” of the film’s title) even while it seeks to reinvent its language (or “langage”). 

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WICB won First Place for Best Special Broadcast from College Broadcasters, Inc.

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Two short stories by Italian writer Paola Masino (1908-1989), "The Noble Rooster" and "Fear," co-translated by Marella Feltrin-Morris and Chad Davidson, have been published in the journal Two Lines: World Writing in Translation  (Fall 2015). 

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Have you considered a service-based experience after graduation?  If so, City Year and the Peace Corps will be hosting a discussion to talk about these types of opportunities as well as their respective programs.

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Native American Month

Contributed by RahK Lash on 11/02/2015 

 Ithaca College celebrates the rich history and cultures of the natives of our land. Our campus comes together for several events, lectures and other programs to commemorate the influence native cultures have had on our lives and the history of our country.

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The 57th annual Cortaca Jug football game between Ithaca College and Cortland is Saturday, Nov. 14. Check out our Cortaca Central page at athletics.ithaca.edu/cortaca for more information on this historic rivalry game, and read more below to find out how students, faculty, and staff can receive their FREE tickets.

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Senior music performance and education major Matt Allen has been named to play split lead trumpet for the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra. Junior Matthew Della Camera was also selected as an alternate for the bass trombone chair in the group.

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 Active Minds at Ithaca College is on the search for passionate mental health advocates to get more involved! Join us this Thursday at 12:10 in Williams 211as we announce leadership opportunities coming up for the Spring Semester. 

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This year's BOLD Conference will focus on how YOU can Innovate Ithaca by enhancing your leadership skills. Learn tools from the best entrepreneurs to launch your craft.

There is entrepreneur spirit in every aspect of life, register for the BOLD Conference today!

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Books Thru Bars has a book mailing coming up! We will read letters from prisoners, collect, and package books. Join us at 10am on Saturday Nov. 7th in Taughannock Falls Room (on the third floor of campus center, to the left of the SAC). 

If you have never been to a book mailing before, this would be a great event to come to! We have plenty of letters and free candy for everyone!  This event is sponsored by IC BTB is a community service organization that send books to prisoners throughout NY state and promote literacy for everyone, despite their circumstances. 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Ngan Tran at ntran@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.