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Leigh Ann Vaughn presented a poster co-authored with Emma Hayden (Psychology BA, 2015). This poster included Ms. Hayden’s honors thesis research, and it was about psychological need support, regulatory focus, and self-compassion.

 

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Ellie Fulmer, Assistant Professor of Education, recently published an article in Dragon Lode, the children’s literature journal of the International Literacy Association. The piece, titled, “Swimming with Flotsam: Peri-Postmodernism and the Postmodern Picturebook” explores a new subgenre of postmodern children’s literature, what she calls, “peri-postmodernism.” The article centers on the chief tenets of this subgenre, as explored through the responses of early adolescents, using David Wiesner’s award-winning text Flotsam (2006) as a case study.

Dave Gondek (Biology). “Local professor weighs in on Zika outbreak”. Ithaca Journal. February 3, 2016View the PDF here.

Photo by Kelsey O'Connor

 

Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and Codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, was appointed to serve on the International Documentary Association Awards Jury for the short form series in new media in Fall 2015.  

 

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The MLK NOW Award is given each year to a group of students who volunteer during the Ithaca College MLK Day of Service. The recipients of this award were nominated by their peers for having displayed an exemplary level of  teamwork, positive attitude, and commitment to social justice during the event. The MLK Day of Service is part of the annual MLK Celebration sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs.

Please consider emailing these students to congratulate them on their accomplishment!

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Michael Twomey (English; Dana Professor) and Steven Hartman (English, 1987; now professor and director of the Ecohumanities Hub, Mid Sweden University) collaborated in an environmental humanities workshop that took place at the Sigtuna Foundation in Sigtuna, Sweden, this past November 12th through 16th.

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Paula Twomey, Spanish instructor, has published Un-Classic Greek Myths in Spanish with Teacher’s Discovery. 

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The Ithaca College Chapter of the American Marketing Association (ICAMA) earned Honorable Mention standing in the 2015/2016 AMA International Collegiate Case Competition.

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 Luca Maurer, Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services program director, has co-authored a book with Eli R. Green, Assistant Professor of Public Health at William Paterson University, The Teaching Transgender Toolkit: A Facilitator’s Guide to Increasing Knowledge, Decreasing Prejudice & Building Skills.

 

 

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Dr. Nia Nunn Makepeace will be performing her dance choreography at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Commemorative Lecture Featuring the founders of BlackLivesMatter, Patrisse Cullors, Opal Tometi, and Alicia Garza- Wednesday @ 4:00PM (2/3/16)- Sage Chapel at Cornell University. Dr. Nia and several Ithaca College students, as well as Ithaca youth from the Community Unity Music Education Program (CUMEP) will be performing her choreography of “Strange Fruit” – a dance that illustrates the story of the relationship between the Anti-Lynching Movement and the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Stephen Younger, Economics, will be presenting his paper "Fiscal Incidence in Tanzania" at the Kilimanjaro Hotel, Dar es Salaam, on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. The paper examines the effects of fiscal policy on poverty and inequality in Tanzania.

Jennifer Tennant, Economics, published "Trends in Disability and Program Participation Among US Veterans" with Y. Ben-Shalom and D. Stapleton, in Disability and Health Journal. http://www.disabilityandhealthjnl.com/article/S1936-6574(16)00002-9/abstract

Gossa Tsegaye, Assistant Professor of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, conducted a two-day workshop at Mekelle Univerisity in Ethiopia over winter break. 

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Meeting with graduate and undergraduate students who read excerpts of her book in classes on the Black Lives Matter movement and Music, Politics & Place, Ioanide addressed issues of police violence and nativism.

 Kathleen Mulligan (Theatre Arts) presented “Voices of Partition and the Creation of Dagh Dagh Ujala: A Cross Cultural Theatre Collaboration Between the United States and Pakistan” at the Athens Institute for Education and Research 3rdAnnual International Conference on Humanities & Arts in a Global World, January 3-6 in Athens, Greece. 

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Anthony Adornato, assistant professor of journalism, recently published an article in the Journal of Media Education. His article focuses on integrating mobile and social media into journalism curricula. To read the article, Enhancing Curriculum To Evolve with Industry Practices: Developing a Mobile and Social Media Journalism Course,  visit http://bit.ly/1UT2I55 .

Jessye Cohen-Filipic and Barney Beins led an invited workshop at the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology on writing in the psychology curriculum. The workshop highlighted the program of systematic writing in the Ithaca College's psychology curriculum.

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In its first-ever ranking of colleges and universities, The Economist has listed Ithaca College at #47 in the country for providing value to its graduates. The prestigious publication demonstrates the economic value of a college by comparing the gap between how much money its alumni earn and how much they might have earned had they studied at another school with a similar student profile.

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Ellie Fitts Fulmer and Nia Nunn Makepeace (both Education) recently published a jointly-authored article in Perspectives on Urban Education, with contributions from current and former IC students.

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 Dr. Bhavani Arabandi selected as Research Fellow in Transnational Asian Studies

 

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