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Contributed by Leigh Ann Vaughn on 12/04/2013
An international consortium of 36 institutions set up to test the reproducibility of psychology research findings has successfully replicated 10 of 13 findings. Two of the findings could not be replicated, and one replicated weakly. These findings have been accepted for publication in Social Psychology.
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Contributed by Michael A. Malpass on 12/04/2013
David Turkon (anthropology) co-organized and participated in a roundtable, and completed term as chair or research group, at annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 12/03/2013
Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has been named to the editorial board of Film Quarterly.
One of the most internationally prestigious and authorative academic journals in film, Film Quarterly was founded in 1958. It features scholarly articles, interviews, festival reports, and book reviews exploring international cinema, Hollywood, documentary, experimental work, animation, independent film, and emerging media. Film Quarterly is published by the University of California Press.
Contributed by Paul Deamer on 12/03/2013
Congratulations to Carin Pracht ’14, on her recent achievement of earning Microsoft Certifications for Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
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Contributed by Matt Morgan on 12/03/2013
The Ithaca College Department of Speech Langauge Pathology and Audiology was well represented at the 2013 American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention held in Chicago from Nov. 14-16.
More than a dozen students and faculty members for IC presented at the convention, which is considered one of the top conferences for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.
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Contributed by Craig Cummings on 12/03/2013
Composer Jorge Grossmann (Assistant Professor, School of Music) has been awarded a commission from Harvard University’s Fromm Music Foundation in the amount of $12,000, which will fund the composition of a new work for piano and electronic sounds.
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Contributed by Kim Dunnick on 12/02/2013
Last weekend Nicholas Walker, Professor of Double Bass, taught double bass at three midwest music centers, the Cleveland Institute of Music, Oberlin Conservatory, and Carnegie Mellon University.
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Photography Professor Ron Jude's collaborative book project named one of the best photobooks of the year by TIME
Contributed by Ron Jude on 12/01/2013
Catherine Taylor presents on small press publishing and gives creative reading at Franklin and Marshall College.
Contributed by Lynn Hyde on 11/22/2013
On Monday, November 18th, Catherine Taylor, Associate Professor in the Writing Department, gave a presentation on independent publishing, focusing on her work with Essay Press, followed by a reading of her essays and poems at the Writers House at Franklin and Marshall College.
Contributed by Kristin Morse on 11/22/2013
Leonard Slutsky, Integrated Marketing Communication major, was awarded the 2013 Steve Pacheco Scholarship ($5,000) from The Advertising Club of New York during the Advertising Person of the Year roast and toast event at the Dream Hotel in NYC.
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Contributed by Matt Morgan on 11/21/2013
PT grad students Zachary Gabor and Ethan Lewis were awarded a Graduate Research Award Finalist at the recent Mid-Atlantic meeting of American College of Sports Medicine based on their presentation titled Reliability and validity of 2-Dimensional motion analysis using a hand-held tablet compared to traditional 3-Dimensional motion analysis.
The presentation was based on research performed with a team of students from Exercise and Sport Sciences and Physical Therapy. The team included Ethan Alderman, Samuel Cannella, Jill Jackson and Matthew Limoges, under the faculty guidance of Dr. Barbara Belyea (PT), and Dr. Deborah King (ESS).
Govind Acharya presents session at the 40th Annual North East Association for Institutional Research Conference
Contributed by Martha Gray on 11/18/2013
Govind Acharya, Senior Research Analyst in the Office of Institutional Research, presented a session at the 40th Annual North East Association for Institutional Research Conference held in Newport, RI, November 9 - 12, 2013.
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Contributed by Kenesha Chatman on 11/18/2013
Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) participated in two events at Vassar College . He presented “The Pedagogical Origins of Autobiographical International Relations” on a panel titled “Fiction in Global Politics, Global Politics as Fiction.” And, he participated in a faculty workshop, “The Narrative Turn in Politics,” November 14-15, 2013.
Contributed by Kim Dunnick on 11/18/2013
Jeffery Meyer, Director of Orchestras at Ithaca College, will conduct the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic at the 25th International New Music Festival “Sound Ways” led by Russian composer and faculty member at the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory Alexander Radvilovich. The program will include two world premieres by Russian composer Anatoly Koroliov and the young, emerging American composer Daniel Temkin. American pianist James Giles will return to the stage of Gilnka Hall to perform the world premiere of the final version of American composer Timothy Dunne’s Piano Concerto written for Giles and the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic. The rest of the program is focused around two titans of the 20th century: Lutoslawski and Berio.
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Contributed by Sarah Schupp on 11/14/2013
Congratulations to Dr. Katharine Kittredge, the 2013 Oracle Honor Society Faculty Inductee!
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Quoted in the Media: Faculty members Tina Caswell, Jeff Cohen, John McKinley, Zillah Eisenstein, Thomas Swensen and Elia Kacapyr; staff members Luca Maurer, Rob Gearhart and John Fracchia. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page.
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Contributed by Chrystyna Dail on 11/13/2013
Assistant Professor Wendy Dann (Department of Theatre Arts) has been awarded a 2013 NYFA Fellowship in the category of Playwriting/Screenwriting.
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Contributed by Estela Santos-Pape on 11/12/2013
Deb Harper, Ph.D., Director of The Office of Counseling and Wellness, presented on two panels at the 64th annual conference for the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) held in San Diego, CA in October 26-30, 2013.
The panels were entitled: “Creating Welcoming Spaces for Students Who Aren’t Clients – Yet” and “Wearing Two Hats, Speaking with Two Voices: The Complicated Role of Counseling Center Directors on BIT Teams.”
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Contributed by Tammy Sritecha on 11/12/2013
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