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Georg Stary, Andrew Olive, Aleksandar F. Radovic-Moreno, David Gondek, David Alvarez, Pamela A. Basto, Mario Perro, Vladimir D. Vrbanac, Andrew M. Tager, Jinjun Shi, Jeremy A. Yethon, Omid C. Farokhzad, Robert Langer, Michael N. Starnbach, Ulrich H. von Andrian. (2015). A mucosal vaccine against Chlamydia trachomatis generates two waves of protective memory T cells. Science (348) 6241. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa8205.


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Stephen Sweet, Associate Professor of Sociology, has published an article “Are Women Less Career Centric Than Men? Structure, Culture and Career Investments” in the journal Community, Work and Family.  Co-authors of the study are Natalia Sarkisian (Boston College), Christina Matz-Costa (Boston College) and Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes (Boston College). 

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School of Music Dean Karl Paulnack was featured as a guest artist at the Maslanka and Alaskan Composer Festival held in Juneau last week.

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Landscapes of Memory and Impunity: The Aftermath of the AMIA Bombing in Jewish Argentina chronicles the aftermath of the most significant terrorist attack in Argentina’s history—the 1994 AMIA bombing that killed eighty-five people, wounded hundreds, and destroyed the primary Jewish mutual aid society. 

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Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, director of the Ithaca College program Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (C-STEM) and the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), presented “Eureka: Making Connections for the New STEM Elite with Education for a Global Leadership” during the Inaugural NCORE Poster Session on May 28th. 

Dr. Kittrell’s presentation explored the development of strategically planned support services for connecting with historically underrepresented college students completing undergraduate programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at Ithaca College.  Through both C-STEM and HEOP programs, students receive intrusive counseling, mentoring, and coaching.

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Stephen Sweet, Associate Professor of Sociology, has published an article “Successes in Changing Flexible Work Arrangement Use: Managers and Work Unit Variation in a Financial Services Organization” in the journal Work and Occupations.  

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Six Ithaca College student leaders participated in the 2015 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders held on May 27-30 in College Park, MD:

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 The 10th Annual Choral Arts Finale took place on Sunday, April 19, 2015 on the campus of Concordia University, St. Paul and Orchestra HalI in Minneapolis with guest conductor/clinician Dr. Janet Galván and coordinated by Dr. David L. Mennicke.  This premier high school choral festival, co-sponsored by ACDA of Minnesota and Concordia University, St. Paul, was once again a resounding success. 

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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 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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