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Contributed by Matt Morgan on 06/10/2014
Yvonne Rogalski, Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, presented a poster titled "Exploratory Study on Hearing, Cognition, and Memory in Aging" at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference in St. Simons Island, Georgia.
The poster was co-authored by Amy Rominger (pictured right), Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, and discussed an exploratory study investigating the effects of unaided hearing loss on cognition and recall for auditory versus written expository text passages in normal hearing young adults, normal hearing older adults, and older adults with hearing loss.
Results of the study showed participants performed better on the recall of auditory information regardless of group, hearing loss was associated with several cognitive measures.
The Ithaca College Interdisciplinary Internship Coordinator’s Committee (I2C2) held an interdisciplinary conference for supervisors of Ithaca College students, Mindfulness Theory and Practice: Teaching Students who Struggle, on Friday June 6, 2014 at La Tourelle in Ithaca, NY.
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Lynne Pierce and Samantha Gibble '15 Present at CASE Conference on Young Alumni and Student Engagement
Contributed by Chris Pollock on 06/10/2014
Lynne Pierce, associate director for student and young alumni programs, and Samantha Gibble '15, vice president of Ithaca College's Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (STAT), presented at the recent Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Conference on Young Alumni and Student Engagement, held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in early June.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 06/09/2014
Patricia R. Zimmermann recently served as an invited panelist for the Media Arts section of the National Endowment for the Arts 2014 round of grants.
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Graduate student Erica DeNicola and professor Raj Subramaniam publish article on Environment Attitudes in Public Health Journal
Contributed by Matt Morgan on 06/05/2014
Graduate student Erica DeNicola and professor Raj Subramaniam from the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education recently published article on Environmental Attitudes and Political Partisanship. This article explores the impact of political partisanship on environmental attitudes related to climate change in the United States and its implication for public health. The authors make a strong case that preserving the environment must take precedence over economic growth if we want a habitable planet low in carbon.
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Naeem Inayatullah (Politics), Elizabeth Levine (Writing, 2014) and Paulo Chamon (Visiting Scholar, Politics) attend symposium.
Contributed by Kenesha Chatman on 06/04/2014
Naeem Inayatullah (Politics), Elizabeth Levine (Writing, 2014) and Paulo Chamon (Visiting Scholar, Politics) attended a symposium, “Narratives in International Politics,” at Vassar College, May 27-28, 2014.
Contributed by Matt Morgan on 06/03/2014
Three students in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance received prestigious regional and national athletic scholarships late last month.
Theresa Lau (AT/DPT '16) was awarded the NATA scholarship; Andrew Claypool (AT/DPT '16) was awarded the NYSATA scholarship; and Rory Fawcett (AT/DPT '16) was awarded the EATA scholarship.
Ithaca College has an impressive history of receiving athletic training scholarships. Since 1981, Ithaca College students have received a total of 67 scholarships from the NATA, NYSATA, and EATA, totaling $115,500, or an average of $1,750 per recipient.
Contributed by Jeffrey Ives on 06/03/2014
The recent meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, the largest and most prestigious organization of its kind in the world, was well-represented by the Department of Exercise & Sport Sciences.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 06/02/2014
Patricia R. Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, delivered one of the closing plenary addresses at the What is Documentary? Conference at the University of Oregon, April 23-26, 2014.
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Contributed by Carl Johengen on 06/02/2014
Ithaca College was well represented among the performers at a recent concert in Elmira, when several faculty, alums, and students lent their talents to Bach's monumental Mass in B Minor.
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Mary Turner DePalma, Psychology Professor at Ithaca College inducted in the Class IX of the Penn Athletics Hall of Fame.
Contributed by Judith Pena-Shaff on 05/27/2014
Mary Turner DePalma, Ithaca College Professor was honored for her role on the University of Pennsylvania Cross-Country and Track & Field Teams.
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Contributed by Karenn Reeter on 05/27/2014
Lis was the keynote speaker and workshop facilitator for Gannon University's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) 2014 Regional Symposium.
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Contributed by Tammy Sritecha on 05/22/2014
The Ithaca College chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased and proud to announce that its 2014 Fellowship nominee, Andrew Becker, was selected as a Phi Kappa Phi Fellow and will receive an award in the amount of $5,000. These awards are extremely competitive and to be selected as a Fellow is a distinct honor.
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Contributed by Lynn Hyde on 05/21/2014
Miranda Kaye, Exercise and Sport Sciences, coauthors a paper published in the current issue of Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics.
Contributed by Jackie Wandell on 05/19/2014
Dr. Kaye along with a colleague and student at St. Lawrence University, published an article on the predictors of performance-enhancing and dietary supplement use among male DIII athletes. Both social and individual predictors were associated with supplement use and results indicated that teammates play a strong role in supplement use. The article can be read at http://csrijiia.org/documents/puclications/research_articles/2014/JIIA_2014_7_09_187_206_Individual_and_Social.pdf
Michael Twomey (English) presents paper, organizes session at International Congress on Medieval Studies
Contributed by Michael Twomey on 05/14/2014
At the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, May 8-11, Michael Twomey, English, delivered a paper about images of Islam in a medieval encyclopedia; in addition, he organized a session for the International Arthurian Society, North American Branch, in which he serves on the executive board.
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Contributed by Denise Vanderburgh on 05/13/2014
Susan Weisend's etching, Flight Lessons, was accepted for exhibition in The Printed Image 5, a national competition sponsored by Sabitini Gallery, Topeka, Kansas.
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Laura Kuo, Health Sciences Librarian, Presents on Reference Management Programs at a National Conference
Contributed by Karenn Reeter on 05/09/2014
Laura presented at the 2014 Council of Science Editors, held May 2-5, 2014, in San Antonio. This year's theme was entitled: 4D Publishing: Data, Decision, Difference, and Direction. Laura's lecture was entitled, "Reference and Networking Tools: New Ways to Read, Store, and Share."
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Contributed by Jonathan Ablard on 05/08/2014
Bridget Tobin, Politics, co-authored History is Ours: Accounts of the Chilean Coup and Resettlement in Ithaca, NY with Tim, Shenk, director of the Committee on U.S. Latin American Relations. The book is an oral history of the Chileans who came to Ithaca following the U.S.-supported military coup of September, 1973. Bridget worked on this project during her year-long internship with CUSLAR.
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