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Dr. Richard Faria, Professor in the Department of Music Performance was invited to give a presentation at the NACWPI (National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors) Conference in St. Louis, MO.
Contributed by Richard Faria on 11/02/2014
Dr. Richard Faria, Professor in the Department of Music Performance was invited to give a presentation at the NACWPI (National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors) Conference (October 30, November 1, 2014) in St. Louis, MO. The presentation was entitled “Bernoulli and Venturi: The physics and pedagogy of teaching voicing on the clarinet”.
Timothy Nord (Associate Professor of Music Technology) gives a presentation at the National CMS/ATMI Conference in St. Louis, MO.
Contributed by Timothy Nord on 11/01/2014
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 11/01/2014
On September 2, Cyndy Scheibe gave a presentation to the staff and editors of The Ithacan. She presented on Media Literacy with an emphasis on equality in the newsroom. Scheibe has worked closely with The Ithacan for years in a role on the Advisory Board for Ithaca College Publications.
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Contributed by Naeem Inayatullah on 10/31/2014
Chip Gagnon, Assoc. Prof of Politics, gave an invited talk at the Center for Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz, Austria, on October 27. The talk, focusing on his current research project, was entitled "Missionaries for Democracy: What can religious missionary work tell us about liberal political systems?"
Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 10/30/2014
Mac McIntosh, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer for ITS, will give the SIGUCCS 2014 Management Symposium Plenary in Salt Lake City, Utah in November. SIGUCCS is an Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on University and College Computing Services.
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Deborah Rifkin (Associate Professor of Music Theory) published an article about cultivating creativity in the classroom.
Contributed by Deborah Rifkin on 10/30/2014
Deborah Rifkin (Associate Professor of Music Theory) published, "Cultivating Creativity in the Music Theory Classroom: Telling Tales with Timbre and Texture," in Engaging Students: Essays in Music Pedagogy, vol. 2.
The article can be found here: www.flipcamp.org/engagingstudents2/essays/rifkin.html
Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 10/28/2014
Contributed by Michael Serino on 10/28/2014
The Ithacan has been named a finalist for the National Newspaper Pacemaker Award and the National Online Pacemaker Award by the Associated Collegiate Press.
Across the country, people are having conversations about mental health. On Monday, October 6, Active Minds at Ithaca College hosted Text Talk Act, a text messaging-enabled program that inspired people to have these conversations. For participating in the program, the college’s chapter of Active Minds won a $1,000 prize from Creating Community Solutions, a part of the National Dialogue on Mental Health. To learn more about Active Minds and the organization’s upcoming events, visit them on Facebook.
To learn more about Active Minds and other student organizations please click here to read the latest Club Hub issue.
Contributed by Theresa Radley on 10/27/2014
Do you know any international students on campus? Are you interested in learning more about all the different cultures that the international community at IC represents? IC International Club might be the student organization for you!
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 10/27/2014
On October 2nd, Sox Sperry, a Program Associate and curriculum writer for Project Look Sharp conducted a free teacher webinar on how to use media decoding to invite students into a conversation about the challenges revolving around sustainability.
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 10/26/2014
Ithaca College Alumni, Kelsey Greene ('12), presented on behalf of Project Look Sharp at the NAAEE conference in Ottawa, Ontario, on Thursday, October 9 from 2:15pm to 3:45 in the Ottawa Convention Centre. In her interactive workshop she used Project Look Sharp’s sustainability curriculum kits to model how educators in formal and informal learning sectors can teach about relevant sustainability issues through deconstruction and production of diverse media texts.
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 04/08/2014
Charles De-Ganga, Biochemistry’14
I am currently interested in general surgery and plastic surgery as specializations are concerned, but I am staying open to all experiences in medical school. I hope to be able to return to my home country of Nigeria to contribute to the betterment of health care system there. Having lived in Nigeria for 18 years of my life, I am well aware of the need for better health care professionals and facilities, and would like to set up a practice there as well.
Benjamin Jung, Biochemistry ‘16
His dream is to become a physician to help people who are suffering from physiological problems. To learn more about the profession he has travelled to Costa Rica and Nicaragua to volunteer. He also participated in a program in Thailand that allowed him to do clinical rotations . This experience confirmed his interest and desire to continue to medical school.
Thank you, Dr. Kastenbaum for your support!
Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 04/03/2014
Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 11/04/2013
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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Contributed by Kimberly Anderson on 09/26/2013
One of the winners of the Thirty-Fourth Annual American Book Awards is Will Alexander's Singing in Magnetic Hoofbeat published by Essay Press, of which Writing Department Associate Professor Catherine Taylor is a Founding Editor.
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/21/2013
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Kathleen Mulligan has been named a recipient of The International Alliance of Women World of Difference Award.
Contributed by Kimberly Anderson on 08/27/2013
Kathleen Mulligan (Department of Theatre Arts) has been named a recipient of The International Alliance of Women (TIAW) World of Difference Award for her project "Wheels for Women", which benefits the residents of the Sakhi Shelter for victims of domestic violence in Kerala, India.
"Each year, through the TIAW World of Difference 100 Awards, The International Alliance for Women recognizes up to 100 extraordinary women – and men - from around the world who have contributed to the economic empowerment of women. This impressive group includes recipients from six continents who have supported women’s economic empowerment across a wide range of circumstances, from small communities to large cities, from rural areas the developing world to the business capitals of the developed world. What they have in common is their outstanding commitment to better the world through the economic empowerment of women." (TIAW Website)
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