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Contributed by Michael G. Whelan on 12/05/2012
Ithaca College Mock Trial's "B" team came in second and our "A" team 6th out of ten competitors in last weekend's invitational tournament at St. Bonaventure University.
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Quoted in the media: Faculty members Annemarie Farrell, Stephen Mosher, Rhoda Meador, Michael McCall and Diane Gayeski; staff members Rachel Reuben, Denise Wells and Bonny Griffith; and students John Vogan and Robert Mills. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 12/05/2012
Michael Kaneff ’13, a television-radio student major, uses his production skills to raise awareness for a medical condition that hits close to home: Muscular Dystrophy.
Kaneff’s mother was diagnosed with MD eight years ago. He now produces videos to connect with others affected by the disease and to help raise money for the cause.
"There are 41 types of Muscular Dystrophy, yet none have a cure," Kaneff said.
Each year, he works on a documentary that is screened at the Black and Blue Ball, a local fundraiser for more than 200 business owners and MD patients, in the hopes of inspiring guests to donate.
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Contributed by Lisabeth Chabot on 12/05/2012
Ben Hogben, Access Services Manager in the IC Library, has published an article, "The Vital Role of Interviewing and Training Student Assistants" in the November 2012 issue of "Associates: The Electronic Library Support Staff Journal".
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 12/03/2012
Rachel Heiss ’13 and Marissa Osowsky ’14 were recipients of the 2012 The Advertising Women of New York (AWNY) scholarship. Heiss and Osowosky are both Integrated Marketing Communications majors, and are interested in pursuing a career in the advertising industry.
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Essay by Dr. Donathan Brown (Communication Studies) to be published in Harvard Journal's 25th Anniversary Issue
Contributed by Laurie Arliss on 12/03/2012
An essay by Assistant Professor Donathan Brown, Department of Communication Studies in H&S, will be included in a special 25th anniversary issue of the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy. The non-partisan journal is housed in the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. The journal is devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship on politics and policy-making pertaining to Latino communities in the United States.
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Contributed by Heather Hedges on 12/03/2012
Contributed by Gary Wells on 11/30/2012
Jennifer Jolly, Associate Professor in the the Department of Art History, has received an NEH Research Fellowship for her project "Mexican President Lázaro Cárdenas's Legacy as a Nation Builder through His Art Patronage in Michoacan’s Lake District." The research is part of Professor Jolly's book-in-progress Creating Pátzcuaro, Creating Mexico, which examines Lázaro Cardenas’ extensive patronage in and around Pátzcuaro and pairs it with a history of images of this region in considering how the area figures historically in the post-revolutionary re-imagining of Mexico.
Contributed by Heather Hedges on 11/30/2012
Twelve teams made their final pitch for a chance to win $5,000 during IC's School of Businesses Second Annual Business Idea Competition. And for two HSHP students their ideas are one step closer to becoming a reality.
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Contributed by Jessica L. Barnes on 11/30/2012
Each month the Campus Center and Event Services office spotlights 2-3 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. For the months of December & January, we’d like to recognize ALEXIS SINGH & SAM BRUCKER. Read more about these students in SENIOR SPOTLIGHT.
Stay connected to the people who know how to plan great events. Like us on Facebook (keywords: Campus Center and Event Services).
Contributed by Marella Feltrin-Morris on 11/29/2012
On November 13, 2012, the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures held its annual Honor Society Program in the Clarke Lounge at 5 p.m.
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Contributed by Molly O'Shea Polk on 11/27/2012
Soprano, Deborah Montgomery, Professor of Voice performed for over 8500 school children in a tour with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra last week in Grant Cooper’s (former Director of Orchestras at Ithaca College) Boyz in the Wood. The Arts in Education program allowed children in Charleston, Parkersburg and Morgantown to experience this special interactive musical event.
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Wendy Herbener Mehne, School of Music, Performs at the 40th Anniversary National Flute Association Convention
Contributed by Molly O'Shea Polk on 11/27/2012
Wendy Herbener Mehne was invited to perform at the 40th Anniversary National Flute Association Convention in Las Vegas, NV. She performed music by Ravel, Schoenberg and Roussel on August 11, 2012.
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Contributed by Heather Hedges on 11/27/2012
Professor Raj Subramaniam (Health Promotion and Physical Education) and undergraduate students Anya Eckhardt, Johnny Gorton-Parker, Amanda Failla, and Monica Weimer presented at the 75th Annual New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance conference held on November 15, 2012in Verona, New York.
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Contributed by Heather Hedges on 11/27/2012
Assistant Professor Skott Freeman (Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology) was published in The International Journal of Bilingualism.
His article, "Using whole-word production measures to determine the influence of phonotactic probability and neighborhood density on bilingual speech production" appears in the December, 2012 issue.
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Contributed by Claire Swensen on 11/27/2012
Sean Eversley Bradwell, assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE), recently traveled to Nashville, TN to present at the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE). Dr. Bradwell and Ithaca City School District Superintendent, Dr. Luvelle Brown, presented:
"When Good is Not Enought: Why and How a District is Seeking Excellence" -- The Ithaca City School District is engaged with systemic change efforts. District educators are transforming teaching and learning practices, realigning priorities, engaging the community, and overcoming situational constraints to shift the district culture while producing dramatic achievement gains. The session provided examples of structures and artifacts associated with philosophy, policy, curriculum, instruction and assessment shifts.
Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 11/26/2012
Patricia Zimmermann, professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), presented a special seminar entitled "Open Space Documentary" for Dartmouth College's journalism program on November 8, 2012.
The seminar explored how new media platforms and transmedia practices featured in the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival have shifted documentary into more collaborative, placed-based, and fluid forms of engagement.
The two-hour interactive seminar was presented via Skype. Seminar participants reviewed the FLEFF new media exhibitions featured online, project websites, and Zimmermann's writing on open space documentary in published essays and on her blog to prepare for the seminar.
Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 11/25/2012
New York State teacher and media literacy director at Project Look Sharp, Chris Sperry, presented at the National Council for the Social Studies annual conference in Seattle, WA on November 16, 2012 at the Washington State Convention Center. The mission of National Council for the Social Studies is to provide leadership, service, and support for all social studies educators.
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 11/12/2012
Jean C. Hardwick, E. Marie Southerland, Allison E. Girasole ('10), Shannon E. Ryan ('12), Sara Negrotto, and Jeffrey L. Ardell. Remodeling of intrinsic cardiac neurons: effects of β-adrenergic receptor blockade in guinea pig models of chronic heart disease. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2012 Nov;303(9):R950-8. doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00223.2012. Epub 2012 Aug 29. View the abstract here.
Peter Melcher (Biology) and his students had great success at the 2012 Botanical Society of America Meeting in Columbus, Ohio!
Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 08/29/2012
Robert Griffin-Nolan (biology student), wins the prestigious LICOR prize for best LICOR poster presentation in the physiological section.
Leanne Donahue (biology student) presented a poster.
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