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On Saturday, March 1, Ithaca College students Tommy Conners and Caitlin McSherry presented academic papers at Binghamton University's second annual conference on Latin American, Latin@, Caribbean, and Indigenous Studies.

 Tommy Conners is a Spanish (Teacher Ed) major and delivered a paper entitled "Translingualism: Gustavo Pérez Firmat's Self Expression of Hybridity"    

Caitlin McSherry is a double major in Cinema &Photography (Cinema Production concentration) and Art History. Her paper was entitled "Women in Revolutionary Cuba, As Portrayed and Discussed in Cuban Film"      

¡Felicitaciones a los dos!    

 

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David Turkon presented an invited lecture, “Conceptualizing Communities in Applied Anthropological Practice using a Social Network Paradigm: Experiences from Lesotho and South Africa,” to the Working Group on Anthropology and Population at Brown University on February 21.

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On Saturday February 8, Project Look Sharp directors and award-winning teachers Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry visited the participants of SUNY Cortland’s Access to College, or ACE program to share a keynote presentation entitled “Media Literacy.” 

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Physics & Astronomy student, Katherine Kennovin, studies star formation from NASA’s airborne observatory

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 Dr. Janet Galván conducted the Texas Two-Year College All-State Chorus at the Texas Music Educators Association in San Antonio, Texas on February 15.  

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 Dr. Janet Galván presented a session to a standing-room only crowd at the Eastern Division Conference of the American Choral Directors Association in Baltimore, Maryland on February 13.

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During early February, Meyer conducted the Colorado All-State Orchestra, performing Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade and a world premiere commissioned and written for the All-State event by the young emerging composer David Hertzberg, who is presently a student at the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia. It was the first time in the organization’s 50-year history that a new work was commissioned specifically for an All-State event.  The idea was spearheaded by Meyer, who remains a tireless and enthusiastic advocate for new music.

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Marie Sanford, clinical associate professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and graduate students Lea Cifranick '14 and Chelsea Hammond '14 presented their work at the 17th annual conference of the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences. 

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 Writing professor Katharyn Howd Machan publishes a prize-winning collection of poems titled H.

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On February 12, Associate Professor Catherine Taylor gave a lecture and a creative reading at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA) and on February 13, she gave a public reading at Temple University at the invitation of the Creative Writing Program.
 

Quoted in the media: Faculty members Zillah Eisenstein, Diane Gayeski, Annemarie Farrell, Gary Sforzo and Scott Hamula; staff member Rachel Reuben; student Rita Brunatel. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page.

 

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Read Volume IV Issue IX of Club Hub to hear about the exciting and inspiring programs hosted by some amazing student organizations.

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

Sustainable Tompkins awarded Ithaca College Public Safety and Emergency Management the Sign of Sustainability 2013 Award for our 20th Annual Law Enforcement Bike School.  Sustainable Tompkins is a citizen-based organization working towards the long-term well-being of our communities by integrating social equity, economic vitality, ecological stewardship, and shared responsibility.  For an article about the other 2013 award winners, please click here.

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Writing Professor Cory Brown has published his fourth book of poems, What May Be Lost, Cayuga Lake Books. He will be reading from it in the Handwerker gallery on March 4th, 6 p.m. A preview of the book can be found on the Amazon website: http://amzn.to/1lyPhGu

Integrated Marketing Communications senior, Josh Sacks was awarded the Nokia scholarship to attend Social Media Week in NYC.

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Title: Colonial Houses and Cultural Identity in New York State’s Mohawk River
Valley Authors: Scott Stull, Michael Rogers, Kevin Hurley’11

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Yvonne Rogalski, assistant professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, recently published an article in Aphasiology entitled "Retrieval practice and testing improve memory in older adults."

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Aaron Lipford, Junior, and alumna Meira Keil, Class of 2013, were featured in a panel discussion about the history of on-campus student activism on January Monday, January 20, 2014.

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Implementing Comprehensive Reform of Introductory Physics at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution: A Longitudinal Case Study Michael Rogers, Matt Price, Luke Keller, Andrew Crouse Accepted for publication on February 13, 2014 in Journal of College Science Teaching

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