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Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 02/03/2013
Congratulations to Weiyan Li, piano; Keegan Sheehy, percussion; and Mengfei Xu, piano, for winning the 2013 Ithaca College School of Music Concerto Competition.
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Contributed by Jessica L. Barnes on 02/01/2013
Each month the Campus Center and Event Services office spotlights seniors in our office who are making a difference. These outstanding student leaders play a critical role in the functioning of our office--offering outstanding customer service, event knowledge, technical skills and just plain fun. This month we’d like to recognize SCOTT STACHAROWSKI and NICOLE VENTURA. Read more about our students in SENIOR SPOTLIGHT.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 01/31/2013
Andrew Utterson, assistant professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, co-curated a 2012 Blu-ray/DVD release of the 1928 silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer.
The disc-and-book package was recently voted the ‘DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012’ by the British Film Institute (BFI). The poll features the opinions of 28 critics and producers.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 01/30/2013
Scott Hamula, associate professor and chair of the Department of Strategic
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 01/30/2013
Contributed by Paula Twomey on 01/29/2013
DMLL part-time faculty member Paula Twomey has published two instructional books in Spanish with Teacher’s Discovery.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 01/29/2013
Diana Cirullo and Silvia Magana, were selected as finalists for the 2013 Most Promising Minority Students Program sponsored by the American Advertising Association (AAF). Cirullo and Magana were among the 41 students selected for the program nationwide.
AAF's Most Promising Minority Students Program is the premier advertising industry award program to recognize and recruit outstanding minority college graduates. The winners are invited to a three-day event in New York City in February to meet with some of the premier advertising agencies, media companies and advertisers in the world. The Most Promising Minority Students program not only honors the students, but also enhances their knowledge and understanding of the advertising field by offering networking, interviewing and immersion opportunities with industry professionals.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 01/29/2013
Matt Mogekwu, associate professor in the Department of Journalism, recently presented his paper, “Media as bridge builders and mediators in an era of global insurgency and social unrest: Challenges and Opportunities,” at the Peace Journalism Commission of the International Peace Research Association conference in Japan. While at the conference, Mogekwu was elected as a member of the Association’s governing council for a second two-year term.
Mogekwu was also published in a new book, Re-Imagining Development Communication in Africa, in which he wrote a chapter titled "Going back to basics: Shifting research focus to Indigenous Knowledge Systems and their role in development."
Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 01/29/2013
Tom Nicholson, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, served as editorial consultant on the upcoming Silicon Valley, part of the American Experience series on PBS. The show is scheduled to air on Tuesday, February 5 at 9 p.m. on WNCY.
Silicon Valley features Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip and how it re-shaped the future, launching the world into the Information Age.
Nicholson has worked on previous PBS broadcasts, including another American Experience film, Goldrush, and an episode of Fabric of the Cosmos, a four-part series for Nova, which was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy.
Professor Srijana Bajracharya, School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, Presents Paper in Hiroshima, Japan.
Contributed by Molly O'Shea Polk on 01/28/2013
Contributed by Leigh Ann Vaughn on 01/28/2013
On January 19, 2013, Leigh Ann Vaughn presented research done with her Social Judgment Research Team at the annual convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in New Orleans, LA. Her coauthors on this poster were Abigail Dubovi ('11) and N. Paul Niño ('11). The title of this presentation was "'Mindfulness Moderates the Effect of Processing Fluency on Continuing Tasks for Enjoyment."
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Dr. Andrew Utterson (Roy H. Park School of Communications) publishes article in MIT Press journal Leonardo.
Contributed by Barbara Terrell on 01/28/2013
Assistant Professor Andrew Utterson (Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies) recently published in the early-2013 issue of Leonardo, MIT Press's peer-reviewed journal of arts, sciences, and technology.
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Assistant Professor Joshua Bonnetta will premiere two new works at The Berlinale (Berlin International Film Festival) in February 2013.
Contributed by Barbara Terrell on 01/24/2013
Strange Lines and Distances will exhibit as an installation in the group exhibition “Waves vs. Particles” at the the silent green kulturquartier. His new video work, Remanence I, will be screened as part of the Berlinale's Forum Expanded group program.
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Nicholas Walker, School of Music, Spends Week Teaching at the Leipzig Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Germany
Contributed by Molly O'Shea Polk on 01/24/2013
Professor of Double Bass and Early Music, Nicholas Walker, spent the first week of 2013 teaching at the Leipzig Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Germany. Professor Walker gave five days of classes and individual lessons to a score of double bassists from Germany, Hungary, Turkey, and Japan. Walker helped the students of professor Frithjof-Martin Grabner prepare for and perform a class recital featuring music by Johannes Brahms, Johann Sebastian Bach, Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Emanuel Strorch, Franz Simandl, Adolf Misek, and Vilmos Montag.
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Professor Rogers co-authors "Exploring the thermodynamics of a rubber band" in the American Journal of Physics
Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 01/24/2013
Exploring the thermodynamics of a rubber band
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Dr. Christopher House (Communication Studies, H&S) Expert Analyst on Huffpost Live's Inauguration Highlights
Contributed by Laurie Arliss on 01/24/2013
Assistant Professor Christopher House was part of a panel of experts who helped analyze and critique the second Obama Inauguration ceremony. Dr. House represented both IC and Cornell, where he is the Director of the African American Worship Service.
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School of Music's Steven Mauk selected as a national judge in NYC's Vandoren Emerging Artist competition
Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 01/23/2013
Steven Mauk, Professor of Saxophone at IC’s School of Music, was among three national artist/teachers selected to judge the saxophone portion of the second annual Vandoren Emerging Artist competition, held in New York City this past December.
Vandoren, a renowned Paris-based reed and mouthpiece company, sponsored the event open to classical and jazz clarinetists and saxophonists between the ages of 18 and 23.
The competition provides a unique opportunity for young musicians to jumpstart their careers and offers an array of prizes, including: the chance to perform at the 2013 Music for All National Festival; to travel to Paris this coming March to visit 56 Rue Lepic, the home of Vandoren; to win $1,000 cash award and a Vandoren product package.
Contributed by Laurie Arliss on 01/22/2013
Assistant Professor Christopher House has authored a book chapter to be included in a 2013 anthology titled Voicing the Voiceless (Re)Shaping Social Norms in Women's Healthcare.
His chapter focuses on the voices of black diasporic clergywomen and female church leadership in the battle against HIV/AIDS.
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Contributed by Arhlene Flowers on 01/21/2013
Cory L. Young, associate professor in Communication Management and Design and chair of the Communication graduate program, and Arhlene A. Flowers, associate professor in Integrated Marketing Communications, published "Fight Viral with Viral: A Case Study of Domino’s Pizza’s Crisis Communication Strategies” in the December 2012 issue of Case Studies in Strategic Communication (CSSC). CSSC is a peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to the study of strategic communication through the case study form. Case studies illustrate the strategies, tactics, and execution of communication campaigns through in-depth coverage of a single situation. Both Young and Flowers are in the Department of Strategic Communication housed in the Roy H. Park School of Communications.
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