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Four acclaimed journalists will speak to the IC community Monday, April 28, as they accept national honors. Jeremy Scahill, whose “Dirty Wars” documentary was nominated for an Oscar, will be on campus -- while Glenn Greenwald (dubbed “the world’s most controversial journalist” by CNN this Sunday) will appear via video.
 
Scahill and Greenwald will be inducted into the newly-established I. F. Stone Hall of Fame as part of an expanded Izzy Award ceremony, set for 7pm in Park Hall Auditorium.

Also appearing on campus will be John Carlos Frey and Nick Turse, investigative journalists who are sharing the sixth annual Izzy Award for “outstanding achievement in independent media” in calendar year 2013.

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Ithaca College's School of Humanities and Sciences will host three fellows in the Department of Writing. They will be focusing on their scholarship, engaging with the wider IC community and teaching the following courses:

Tyrell Stewart-Harris: WRTG 10600: Academic Writing I-Section 32 (CRN: 22781), MWF 10:00am

Lillian-Yvonne Bertram: WRTG 17500: Introduction to Creative Writing-Section 03 (CRN: 20494), MWF 1:00pm

Christine Kitano: WRTG 17500: Introduction to Creative Writing-Section 05 (CRN: 22228), MW 4:00pm

 

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This special edition of the OUCH! security awareness newsletter explains the Heartbleed vulnerability in simple, non-technical terms and what people can do to protect themselves.

English Version (PDF) http://www.securingthehuman.org/newsletters/ouch/issues/OUCH-2014-special_en.pdf

In this Issue...

  • What is Heartbleed?
  • What should I do?
  • Beware of Phishing Attacks

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Come to Food Lab at Terrace Dining Hall tomorrow at 2:30PM!

Space is limited, so please REGISTER HERE!

Students will learn about the "farm to fork" local food process and why is it a more sustainable alternative to traditional, mass-produced and "factory farmed" meat. Guest speaker, Dan Purdy, from local vendor, Purdy and Sons, will present about how produce the sustainable, ethical and high quality products they offer Ithaca College Dining Services. Dining Services’ Executive Chef, JJ Molina, will demonstrate how porchetta is made and those in attendance will enjoy a delicious snack!

Can't make it to the event? No problem! Dan Purdy will be at Food Lab during lunch to answer any questions that you have!

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 Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? For $5 extra you can add a luscious lobster tail to your plate! Wednesday and Thursday (4/23 & 4/24), Dining Services will feature Seafood House Station in Terrace Dining Hall! Simply swipe your ID card and pay $5 at the register. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $5 to the cost of your dinner.

 

Seize the sights and smells of deep-sea deliciousness with an entire feature menu including: Roasted Lobster Tail, Butterflied Shrimp, and Maryland Crab Cakes!

Payment types accepted are: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Bonus Bucks, and ID Express.

 

Questions? Reply to this post or contact the number below.

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When registration begins on Monday, April 21, the Online Course Override Form will once again become active. This is a project developed by the Academic Workflow Implementation Group.

The Online Course Override Form is a streamlined process that will allow students to request access to a class for which they cannot currently register. The form also allows the faculty-reviewer the ability to manage course registration requests in a user-friendly and data-driven manner.

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Jewish Studies has some great courses coming up in Fall 2014, including two new courses, the History of Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict (JWST 20500) and an Art History course, Jewish Imagery, Images of Jews (JWST 22300).

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Library Cafe at Gannett Library
Hours of Operation for Saturday April 19th and Sunday, April 20th are:
--  Saturday: the Library Cafe will be closed.
--  Sunday: the Library Cafe will be open from 5pm - 12midnight.

Normal hours of operation begin again on Monday, April 21st.
For normal hours of operation for the Library Cafe and Grab & Go service at the library, please click here.

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On Tuesday, April 22, at 5:30 pm in Emerson Suites, entrepreneurs will make their pitch for a chance to walk away with $20,000.

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We had 175 people sign in, 105 whole blood donations and 21 double red units donated for a total of 143 total units. Our goal was 140  Thank you  so much. Here is one example of how important your one doantion is!

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Tuesday, April 22nd. Important reasons not to miss the next screening:

1. 65 million Americans have hypertension (high blood pressure)

2. Many people don't even know their blood pressure is high because there are no symptoms in most cases

3. Hypertension can lead to heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and kidney disease

4. 66% of those IC employees measured at the last screening were pre-hypertensive   (above ideal )

5. A 20 point increase in systolic blood pressure (top number) or a 10 point increase in diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) doubles the risk of heart disease.

6. Poor diet, inactivity, and being overweight can lead to an increase in blood pressure

7. If one does not adopt a healthy lifestyle, the hypertensive individual will need to take costly medication with potential side effects

8. Physical and emotional stress can elevate your blood pressure

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Submitted on behalf of Terri Stewart, Director for Public Safety and Emergency Management

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On Tuesday, April 22, at 5:30 pm in Emerson Suites, entrepreneurs will make their pitch for a chance to walk away with $20,000.

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The Graduation Fair Planning Committee would like to express our gratitude to all of the college departments and local vendors that participated in the year's Graduation Fair.  A special thanks to Liberty Mutual who served as the lead sponsor for the event.

We greatly appreciate all of those involved in making this event such a success for the 400 members of the Senior Class who attended.

 Join the Catholic Community at Emerson Suites at noon for Easter Sunday Mass

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The Campus Life Award is given each year to a select group of graduating seniors in order to recognize their outstanding contributions to the Ithaca College community through participation and involvement in campus life. Over the years this award has become a coveted goal and valued honor. In order to be nominated for this prestigious award, students must have been extensively involved in a number of areas of campus life and have demonstrated significant leadership abilities and accomplishments.

 

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Submitted on behalf of Rory Rothman and Cedrick-Michael Simmons

We would like to invite you to our traditional celebration for the last Friday of classes – IC Kicks Back. 

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I am writing to inform the college community that Dr. Marisa Kelly has accepted a position as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at Suffolk University in Boston. She will complete her tenure as Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs at Ithaca College on May 31, 2014.

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Come to Food Lab at Terrace Dining Hall on April 22nd at 2:30PM!

Space is limited, so please REGISTER HERE!

Students will learn about the "farm to fork" local food process and why is it a more sustainable alternative to traditional, mass-produced and "factory farmed" meat. Guest speaker, Dan Purdy, from local vendor, Purdy and Sons, will present about how produce the sustainable, ethical and high quality products they offer Ithaca College Dining Services. Dining Services’ Executive Chef, JJ Molina, will demonstrate how porchetta is made and those in attendance will enjoy a delicious snack!

Can't make it to the event? No problem! Dan Purdy will be at Food Lab during lunch to answer any questions that you have!

 

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On April 17th, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, in Textor 101, we will be viewing and discussing the last part of the Race: The Power of an Illusion.

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