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We are looking for infants who are 5 month old, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees and are developing typically. Your child can help us in our work to study the effect of using (or not) a robot to move around and play with toys on cognitive development. Our long-term goal is to assist infants with disabilities explore their environment in ways that would otherwise be unavailable to them. Your infant will be randomly assigned to either group a) using the robot, or group b) not using the robot; in both groups, infants will play with toys for 12 sessions over no more than 8 weeks. Each play session will be 20 minutes long and will take place in Williams Hall on the Ithaca College campus.
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Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 02/12/2015
As noted during the all-College meeting in January, Vice President Gerald Hector invites faculty and staff to attend the spring semester “Dollars and $ense” meetings to hear updates about financial matters of the College. It is also an opportunity for faculty and staff to ask questions, provide feedback, and join the dialogue.
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The Ithaca College department of intercollegiate athletics is celebrating Code Blue Weekend at several sporting events from Friday through Sunday. Be sure to stop by and support our winter sports teams as they take on prominent opponents in women’s and men’s basketball, wrestling and gymnastics.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 02/11/2015
Information Technology Services (ITS) has recently seen several examples of suspicious email messages that have a Microsoft Word document attached. The attachment may contain a "macro" that can cause harm to your computer.
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Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 02/11/2015
If sweet things make your heart sing, stop by Campus Center Dining Hall at dinner, where you will find sweet desserts at the World's Fare station. And, it's just close enough to Valentine's Day to allow for a little indulgence and get your just desserts!
Indulge with cheesecake topped with bananas foster, or splurge on cheesecake with the a delicious triple berry topping.
Either way, it's a sweet thang at the World's Fare station! Join us: Wednesday, Feb. 11th and Thursday, Feb. 12th at Campus Center Dining Hall during dinner service hours!
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Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 02/10/2015
Contributed on behalf of Robert Cree, AVP for Business and Finance.
The Office of Business and Finance is inviting interested faculty and staff, who meet the required position qualifications, to apply for the position of Director of Financial Services.
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Ash Wednesday, February 18, the Catholic Community will be having four services with distribution of ashes at each service. All are welcome to join us at either 8AM Mass, 12:15PM Liturgy of the Word, 4PM Liturgy of the Word, or 5:30 Mass.
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Contributed by Michael G. Whelan on 02/09/2015
Thirty college mock trial teams competed this past weekend at the American Mock Trial Association Northeast regional tournament hosted by Yale University. Ithaca College Mock Trial earned honorable mention status, but failed to advance to the championship round of intercollegiate competition.
Ithaca's A team went 4-3-1 over the weekend, placing behind teams from Rutgers, Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Pennsylvania, and Brown. The margin of victory was very close with Ithaca tying Cornell and losing to the Yale team 106-103. Although it was disappointing to so narrowly miss advancing in the AMTA tournament format, it was gratifying that Senior Team President Emily Francis received an Outstanding Attorney Award. Francis’s poised, comfortable, and highly-credible performances placed her third among 180 attorney competitors. Ithaca’s B team finished 2-5-1, which was augmented by the performance of Freshman Brian Bilodeau who received an Outstanding Witness Award.
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Contributed by David Maley on 02/09/2015
Ithaca College remains open through the rest of Monday, Feb. 9, with all classes and scheduled events taking place unless otherwise announced. As a reminder to the campus community, college officials closely monitor the weather forecast and consult with local law enforcement agencies and other local employers, as needed, to determine whether a delayed opening or early/complete closing may be necessary. As per the Ithaca College Policy Manual, weather conditions normally will not close the college when classes are in session.
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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost & Vice President for Educational Affairs
The results of Ithaca College’s 2012 campus climate survey are now available to members of the campus community. I wish to express my gratitude to everyone who contributed to this survey, especially to those who responded to the questionnaire, and also to those who have requested that the results be shared.
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Contributed by Elizabeth J. Bergman on 02/09/2015
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Due to the inclement weather, the Longview/Ithaca College Shuttle, which normally operates from 8:40 AM - 1:00 PM on Mondays, will not be running today.
Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 02/08/2015
Have you ever had a question about race but were uncomfortable or unsure how to ask? What does racism mean to you? How do you experience racism? How do you think racism has affected your and others’ lives? How do you cope with the effects? Who is responsible for eliminating racism? How might that happen?
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Engaging Communities Luncheon 2015: Guest Speaker, Melissa Harris-Perry: Limited amount of seats available
Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 02/08/2015
The 6th annual Engaging Communities Luncheon event will be held on Monday, February 23, 2015, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites. This year’s event promises to be really special as we explore the notion of citizenship with guest speaker, Melissa Harris-Perry.
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Contributed by David Maley on 02/07/2015
As Google’s home page celebrated the birthday of “Little House on the Prairie” author Laura Ingalls Wilder on Feb. 7, it also recognized the talents of associate professor of writing Jack Wang. He and his brother Holman created the “Google Doodle” that the website’s millions of users saw when visiting the page on that day. It will have a permanent home on the Doodles Archive site.
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Contributed by Liz Kranz on 11/19/2014
Campus Center & Events Services will be hosting 5 training sessions in November to teach faculty and staff the basics of using 25Live, Ithaca College's new room reservation system. The dates for these sessions are:
Thursday, Nov. 20th
Monday, Nov. 24th
Tuesday, Nov. 25th
Wednesday, Nov. 26th.
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