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Ithaca College Theatre will host an interdisciplinary discussion following the April 30th, 2pm performance of Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia."

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Ithaca College Theatre presents John Cariani’s, “Almost, Maine”. Directed by theatre studies major Danica Kelley ‘16, this quirky and fast-paced, one-act play follows the lives of the residents of the small town of Almost, Maine. Performances will be held in the McCarroll Studio Theatre at 8:00PM on Saturday, April 30th, Sunday, May 1st and Monday, May 2nd and at 2:00PM on May 1st.

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 67 million people have high blood pressure in America

 What we already knew:

  • Risk of CVD (Cardio Vascular Disease) doubles for each incremental increase in SBP of 20 mmHg or DBP of 10 mmHg.
  • Aerobic exercise training leads to reduction in resting BP of 5-7 mmHg in those with hypertension.

New studies show:

  • Using salt substitutes can decrease blood pressure
  • 80% of sodium Americans intake comes from packaged, processed and restaurant foods.
  • Home cooking is a great way to control your sodium intake
  • Exercise can slow down the inevitable increase in blood pressure as you age.
  • Those who have proper protein intake are 40% less likely to develop high blood pressure
  • A combination of a high protein and high fiber intake can even lower the risk for hypertension
  • Consuming flaxseed daily may help reduce high blood pressure

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Late Departure Requests 2016

Contributed by Lia Munoz on 04/25/2016 

Attention Students! Residents are required to vacate their rooms no later than 3:00 p.m. on May 14th , 2016 unless they receive written approval from the Office of Residential Life to remain.

For students that are required to remain on campus to fulfill student employment, academic, athletic or commencement-related responsibilities during Commencement Week (e.g., Commencement Concert, Senior Week Volunteer, post-season competition). Your Supervisor, Faculty, Staff, or Coach associated with that reason will have to submit your name on your behalf. They will need your email and ID number to submit the form.

To submit a request to stay for Commencement Week, visit this web page:

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The Office of Strategic Marketing and Communications is looking for students to write and edit for all outlets produced in the office, including Fuse, the Fuse website, media relations, ICView, and the IC website.

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Sign up now for this thought-provoking and applicable online course in cultural anthropology (ANTH 104000) this May 2016 session! It's a course that connects us to the current global era and fulfills one of your general education requirements for ICC. Sign up for this active and engaging 10-day course that you can take from the comforts of wherever you are!

Contact Dr. Sue-Je Gage at for more information.

Got a job lined up for after graduation? Got a summer internship? Got into grad school? Stop into Career Services to bang the job gong!! We want to celebrate your success with you!

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 Faculty, staff and student groups are invited to reserve a table at the upper deck of Terrace Dining Hall. Reserve your space at the table today!


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Scott Robbins, '16:  Dark Current Analysis of the ST-10XE CCD Camera

Jared Saltzman, '17: Neutral post-instruction responses on the Maryland Physics Expectation Survey

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Come hear about the Society of Professional Journalists' Executive Board experiences at the Regional conference in New Haven, Connecticut! We will be discussing various topics, including transitioning into the Public Relations field, food journalism, and drone journalism! There will be snacks!


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Ever had a friend who routinely made you feel unhappy about yourself and your life? Check out some ways to combat that, here:

Additional articles in the April issue include:

  • Fitness for Focus: How to Power Up Your Brain
  • Let's Talk About Sex: How to Get What You Both Want
  • Calling All Night Owls- Make Your Sleep Habits Work For YOU
  • Disability: How To Work with your School to Get What You Need
  • Best Friends for Never? How I Handled My Frenemy


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SGA Meeting 4/18/16

Contributed by Dominick Recckio on 04/24/2016 

 Get a closer look at SGA! Here are the minutes from our meeting on Monday, April 18th!

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Visiting scholar/performer of ethnomusicology Stefan Fiol will present a master class on raga theory, practice and the art of sitar Tuesday April 26th from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Ford Auditorium at the Whalen Center for Music.

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 Join us April 28, 7 PM, in IC Square as Active Minds at Ithaca College presents: Everybody Matters. There will be performances from ALL types of student organizations, including music, comedy, a capella, AND MORE.


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Faculty Council is seeking nominees willing to serve on the Institutional Effectiveness and Budget Committee (IEBC) for a three-year term beginning in the Fall 2016 semester. We are especially interested in candidates with financial and/or economic expertise, but welcome all nominations. Meetings are on Tuesday afternoons. Nominations, including self-nominations will be accepted until Friday, April 29 at 5 PM. Please send your nomination and a brief description of interest and qualifications to Peter Rothbart,  For further information, go to and scroll down a bit

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On Tuesday, April 26, Associate Professor Jack Wang of the Department of Writing will give a presentation entitled "The Making of Cozy Classics and Star Wars Epic Yarns" at 7:00 pm in Klingenstein Lounge.

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Are you interested in learning more about one of Ithaca College's study abroad options in Australia, or discussing how you might collaborate with international colleagues? A representative from our affiliated partner University of Sydney will be on campus next week to share information about the university and discuss opportunities for faculty involvement and collaboration.  We have organized a drop-in session for interested faculty, or can set up individual appointments if desired. 

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Are you interested in studying abroad in Australia?  Come learn about spending a semester at the University of Sydney on Tuesday, 4/26, 6:00-7:00; Textor 103.  Pizza will be provided! 

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The TV-R Program will be offering an online summer QL course taught by Jack Powers titled TVR 26300 Mass Media Research Methods. 

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If you will be studying abroad in the Summer or Fall of 2016 on ANY affiliated, non-affiliated, or exchange program (NOT the London Center), you must meet with an adviser in the Office of International Programs (OIP) to go over required Ithaca College paperwork.

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