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Janet Galván will be interviewed on WRNW1 on Monday, June 22 at 2:24 pm.

 Dr. Janet Galván will be interviewed on WRNW1 on Monday, June 22 at 2:24 pm.

The Women's Radio Network, WRNW1, is compiled by a team of professionals and executives who strive every day to help other women be the best that they can be. WRNW1 has launched their online radio network, which can be found at http://www.wrnw1.com. This online radio network works as a support system for women through their everyday challenges, being comforted that they are not alone.

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 The international colloquium, entitled Counter Culture and Indian Art, took place on May 28 and 29 at the Musee du Quai Branly.  Her paper title was Pioneering World Music: Travels and Tales from Participants of the Sixties Indian Music Counter Culture Scene.

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Paul Wilson, Assistant Professor of Art History, presented a paper at the triennial conference of the Nordic Committee for Art History in Reykjavik, Iceland in May.  His paper “Monumental Indifference in Tallinn” used an collaborative film project by the Finnish artist Anu Pennanen to explore the status of communist-era monuments in contemporary Tallinn, Estonia.

Enrique Gonzalez-Conty, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, presented a paper entitled “Nación post-mortem: Cine y territorialidad en Puerto Rico” at the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers in Fortaleza, Brazil. The presentation examined the construction of a national territorial identity in Contemporary Puerto Rican Cinema.

Skott Freedman Jones, associate professor in the Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, and Ithaca College alumnae Meredith Gennaro and Amanda DiTomaso recently had an article titled "Revisiting neighborhood density: Adult perception of phonological similarity" published in Applied Psycholinguistics. 

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Annette Levine, Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, presented a paper entitled "For Whom We Speak: Devising Actos for Undocumented Farmworkers" at the International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. The presentation grappled with the complex issues of representation and performance of theatre about marginalized communities.

Hélène Larin, PT, PhD, offered a platform presentation on 'Emotional-social intelligence, caring, moral judgement and leadership of physical therapy students: Relationship with clinical performance' at the World Confederation for Physical Therapists - 2015 Congress, held in Singapore.

 

 

 

Peter Melcher (Biology) participated and presented at the NSF Workshop on Vascular Transport in Plants Research Frontiers and Priorities (Washington, DC, May 18-20, 2015).

Ian Woods was invited to talk at Baldwin Wallace University's Bach Festival earlier this spring.

 

 

Stephen Sweet, Associate Professor Sociology, has published a third edition of his book Changing Contours of Work: Jobs and Opportunities in the New Economy (forthcoming Sage, co-authored with Peter Meiksins, Professor of Sociology, Cleveland State University).

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Chrystyna Dail, Assistant Professor of Theatre History in the Department of Theatre Arts, publishes chapter in Working in the Wings: New Perspectives on Theatre History and Labor.  Chrystyna's essay, "Driving Race Work: The UAW, Detroit, and Discrimination for Everybody!" discusses how the UAW (United Automobile Workers) Union Theatre introduced national debates surrounding civil rights and fair employments practices to Detroit labor union audiences during the immediate post-WWII period through the medium of live performance. The collection, edited by Elizabeth A. Osborne and Christine Woodworth, is available through Southern Illinois University Press.

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Xanthe Matychak ’95, assistant professor of strategic communications, was recently invited to the Maker Cities Roundtable at the White House Office of Science and Technology. Matychak serves on the board of Ithaca’s makerspace, Ithaca Generator. Alongside representatives from twenty cities throughout the U. S., she shared stories about the technology and innovation ecosystems in their respective regions.

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Michael Matheny, Clinical Associate Professor in the Dept. of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Mary Pitti, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, and Andrew Getzin, M.D. recently had a manuscript approved for publication in the International Journal of Athletic Therapy & Training. The manuscript, titled "Exercise-Induced Laryngeal Obstruction: Recognition and Management for the Sports Health Care Professional," explores the misdiagnosis of EILO and how early referral to a speech language pathologist can improve symptoms and performance.

Brandy Smith, a sophomore business administration major on the women’s track & field team, won the national title for the discus at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships this past Thursday. 

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Michael Twomey (Dana Professor, English) presented a paper at Western Michigan University's 50th annual International Congress on Medieval Studies on May 15th.

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Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, director of the Ithaca College program, Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (C-STEM) attended a budget meeting at the White House on May 15, 2015. 

As Ithaca College’s representative on the STEM Education Coalition's Leadership Council, Dr. Kittrell joined Leadership Council colleagues in a meeting with the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to discuss updates on federal STEM programs, provide feedback on the 2016 Fiscal Year Budget for STEM initiatives, and to develop a plan for continuously working with the White House on STEM programs and initiatives.

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The Ithaca College School of Music is pleased to announce Professor Dr. Deborah Rifkin has been selected as the recipient of the Mary I. Arlin '61 Award for Distinguished Teaching in Undergraduate Music Theory.

The Mary Arlin Award, given every four years, recognizes outstanding and distinguished teaching in undergraduate music theory courses. It is intended to recognize an individual faculty member for sustained commitment to teaching and for teaching that demonstrates a sustained level of excellence.

Dr. Rifkin received nominations and letters of support from colleagues, students, and alumni. She is being recognized for her efforts toward continued growth in the field, excellence in the subject matter, the ability to inspire students in original and creative thinking, accessibility to students, expressed enthusiasm and vitality in teaching and learning.

Congratulations to Dr. Rifkin and our thanks to Mary Arlin for her continued support of the Ithaca College School of Music.

Three members of the Athletic Training Education faculty in the Department of Exercise & Sport Sciences recently received word that a manuscript they published in the Journal of Athletic Training Education was chosen as the 2014 Outstanding Non Research Manuscript.

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 10 graduating members of the Athletic Training Class of 2015 passed their national Board of Certification examination, bringing the program's streak to 76 consecutive first time pass results!

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On May 4th, Sean Eversley Bradwell, assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity, gave a keynote address to the Cornell University Men of Color Colleague Network Group’s “Sharing Our World” meeting.  The Cornell University Men of Color Colleague Network Group is a university sponsored employee resource group, whose mission is to provide a professional support system within staff, faculty, and administrative communities to increase the recruitment and retention of men of color, as defined by affirmative action.