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Terry Ruger, Assistant Director ITS, is a panelist at the annual ACM SIGUCCS conference in Chicago on "Technology in Classrooms and Event Spaces". The panel is comprised of representatives from NYU, the University of Rochester and the Cleveland Institute of Art.

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Chrystyna Dail, Assistant Professor of Theatre History, will give a talk about the "Changing Needs and Expectations for Graduate Students in Theatre and Performance Studies" at the national meeting of the American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) in Dallas on Saturday, November 9th.  Chrystyna currently serves as the co-chair of the New Paradigms in Graduate Education Committee for ASTR. 

Professor Turkon gave the opening presentation and participated in the closing panel discussion at "Towards Dynamic Small Towns: A Research Symposium" held  at the University of the Free State in South Africa

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Cory Serviente, B.S. (2013, Clinical Exercise Science) and Professor Gary Sforzo published an article entitled "Measuring Waist Circumference to Determine Cardiometabolic Risk" in the American College of Sports Medicine 's Health & Fitness Journal (2013: p.29-34). 

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Department of Theatre Arts Assistant Professor Wendy Dann’s short play “Brother Love” has been accepted for publication in the winter 2014 issue of Stone Canoe: a journal of arts, literature, and social commentary for Syracuse University. Professor Dann will attend a launch celebration and award presentation on January 18, 2014 in Syracuse, NY.

IC Mock Trial competed along with 18 other teams this past weekend at the annual Colgate Classic, and Freshman Samantha Shaffer and Sophomore Nate Spilman won individual honors. 

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92 WICB walked away with two first place awards in the College Broadcasters, Inc. National Student Production Awards.

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Dr. Donathan Brown, assistant professor of communication studies and former H&S predoctoral diversity fellow, is slated to give the keynote address at the International Conference on Language, Literature, and Linguistics in Colombo, Sri Lanka (November 2013).

 

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Keri Watson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History, has received the Southeastern College Art Conference Award for Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Historical Materials for her 2012 exhibition, "Silhouettes of Courage: Marching to Equality." This exhibition of Civil Rights photographs was held at Auburn University at Montgomery. 

Jean C. Hardwick, Shannon E. Ryan (’12), Eric Beaumont, Jeffrey L. Ardell, E. Marie Southerland, Dynamic remodeling of the guinea pig intrinsic cardiac plexus induced by chronic myocardial infarction, Autonomic Neuroscience, Available online 31 October 2013, ISSN 1566-0702, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autneu.2013.10.008.

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The Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi will hold its annual Fall Awards Ceremony on Friday, November 8th at 4:00 PM in Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center.

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 A huge THANK YOU to everyone who helped to contribute and make the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute team a Grand Champion fundraiser (senior care category) in the 2013 Ithaca Walk to End Alzheimer's! Thanks to team captain Kat Burton's incredible leadership and hard work, the team raised $1,353 towards the cause. All together, the community raised $349,258 for Alzheimer's research and support services in Central New York. 

Posted on behalf of Robert Cree, AVP for Business and Finance.

Karen Serbonich, Director of Mail Services, was presented the Association of College and University Mail Services (ACUMS) annual inductee award into the Founders Circle.  The award honors members’ distinctive contributions, outstanding service, and long-term dedication and acknowledges their significant impact in furthering the mission of ACUMS.

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 Latin American Studies hosted the New York State Latin American History Workshop today. Twenty-five scholars from Ithaca College and a dozen nearby colleges and universities participated in the day-long workshop. Ray Craib, Cornell University, and Luis Sierra, Binghamton University, presented works-in-progress on Chilean anarchism and Bolivian urban history respectively.

Mike Haaf (Chemistry) and Gary Wells (Art History) have co-authored a publication in the Journal of Chemical Education entitled "Investigating Art Objects through Collaborative Student Research Projects in an Undergraduate Chemistry and Art Course."  The article can be viewed here:  http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/ed400145g

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Janice Levy, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, won first prize in “Best of Show,” an annual collaborative effort between The Photo Review and the Photography department at the University of the Arts.

“Best of Show” features a diverse collection of prize-winning work by 16 photographers. The work selected is international in scope from the United Kingdom, Italy, and the United States. The exhibition, running November 1-December 6, 2013, gives the public the opportunity to view the juried work featured in The Photo Review’s 2013 competition issue. The University of the Arts has a longstanding relationship with The Photo Review, an independent journal of photography founded in 1976.

Levy’s award-winning image was taken during her during her 2010-2011 sabbatical in Riyadh, KSA.

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Stephen Tropiano, associate professor and director of the Los Angeles Program, moderated a panel at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in North Hollywood, California entitled THE PRIME TIME CLOSET - 10 YEARS LATER.

Using Tropiano's 2002 book, The Prime Time Closet: A History of Gays and Lesbians on TV, as a springboard, the panel featured Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black), Amber Tamblyn (Two and a Half Men), Andrew Rannells (Girls, The New Normal), Sherri Saum (The Fosters), and Dan Bucatinsky (Scandal).

William Ryan, assistant professor in the Department of Strategic Communication, recently presented a paper at Academic Mindtrek in Tampere, Finland titled "Social media and the transformation of brand communication." The paper was authored by Ryan, Assistant Professor Adam Peruta, and IC graduate student Suzanne Chouman.

In August, he presented a paper at Digital Games Research Association conference in Atlanta, GA. The paper was titled "Transforming game narrative through social media: A case study of the Mass Effect Universe in Twitter," which was completed with Zach Gilson '13.

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Cory Young, Associate Professor in the Department of Strategic Communication, Aditi Rao, graduate student, M.S. in Communications, and Bob Regan, Director of the Executive Master's program in Communications Innovation, will present a paper at the National Communication Association's annual convention, held November 21‐24, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

The paper, entitled "Media for Social Responsibility Mini Course: Media Coverage of Global Nutrition" addresses food related discourses and the role of media in reporting issues such as body image or food as an industry in a responsible manner. They will also discuss how to repackage the mini-course material into a SPOC, a small private online course similar to a MOOC (massive open online course).

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The following review appeared in the November 2013 issue of CHOICE:
St. James encyclopedia of popular culture, ed. by Thomas Riggs.  2nd ed.  Gale, part of Cengage Learning, 2013.

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