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Fae Dremock, assistant professor of Environmental Studies and Science, recently had a story published by New World Writing.

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Stephen Mosher, professor in the Department of Sports Management and Media, was quoted in an El Paso Times article on the impact of the 1966 NCAA men's basketball championship, which saw a Texas Western team comprised of all black players defeat a Kentucky team made up entirely of white players.

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Professor Pena-Shaff's students presented the following posters describing the research conducted by their research team as part of the interdisciplinary, NSF-funded project, examining the effect of locomotor experience on young infants’ development of executive functioning:

 

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Professor Rader's students presented the following posters describing the research conducted by their research team as part of the interdisciplinary, NSF-funded project, examining the effect of locomotor experience on young infants’ development of executive functioning:

 

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Professor DePalma's students presented the following posters describing the research conducted by their research team:

 

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On March 4 and 4, 2016, four students from Professor Stephenson's research team, Clinical and Mental Health research,  presented two posters at the Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, in New York, NY.

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 On February 20, Donathan Brown (Communication Studies) made his debut appearance on the Emmy-winning talk show "Fresh Outlook."   Less than one month later, but was invited back to weigh in on the primary elections in both parties, as well as President Obama's candidate for the Supreme Court. 

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The Leadership Scholar Program recognizes students with a demonstrated record of academic and co-curricular achievements. Students enter the program during their first year at Ithaca College and take on new leadership challenges every semester until they graduate. Components of the program include service projects, professional development, and leadership in student organizations that is recorded in leadership portfolios that are presented to administrators and peers every semester.

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On behalf of the Ithaca College Sigma Phi Omega Chapter, Elizabeth J. Bergman, associate professor of Aging Studies, accepted the 2016 Service Project Award for the “Age on Stage” intergenerational theater project.  

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Jonathan Ablard presented "Counterrevolution without Revolutionaries: Leftist Conspiracies in the Barracks and the Argentine Right, 1917-1922" to the Middle Atlantic Council on Latin American Studies Conference at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA on March 4, 2016.

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An expanded essay on Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB (1983) by Matthew Holtmeier, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Screen Studies, was recently published by the Library of Congress for its list of films inducted into the National Film Archive.

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, delivered an invited keynote address at the iDocs Symposium in Bristol, UK, at the University of the West of England.  Her talk was entitled “Thinking Through Digital Media:  Transnational Environments.” 

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Last Thursday, the Caribbean Student Association (CSA) held an event titled “We Are Not Our Stereotypes” in Emerson Suites.  This event featured a series of speeches and performances all with the purpose of dispelling stereotypes about individuals of Caribbean heritage.  This event aligned perfectly with CSA’s mission, which is to “educate themselves and others within and out of the Ithaca College community about the social, political, and fiscal issues of the Caribbean.” Congratulations to CSA for hosting such an impactful event for both the amazing performers and all the excited attendees in the audience.

Last Friday, the IC International Club hosted Interfashional Night, an annual fashion show showcasing clothing from all around the world.  Both international and American students got the chance to walk the runway wearing traditional clothing from many different cultures.  This year’s theme was “Now Boarding,” which served as a reference to boarding a plane to travel to a new destination and represented the truly cross-cultural nature of this event.  The event also included live entertainment and refreshments, which made for an exciting night!

For more on IC International Club and other student organizations please click here.

Sister 2 Sister, an empowerment group for the women at IC and a network of support for social, emotional, psychological, academic, and political growth, held an event called “Re-Claiming Blackness” to conclude Black History Month, Sunday, February, 28 in Emerson Suites. The event showcased a variety of Ithaca College students and alumni as well as a group of three poets/teachers from Albany called, “The New Poets.”

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Paula Ioanide, associate professor of comparative race and ethnicity studies, was honored to present on the emotional politics of racism with sociologists Rayshaw Ray of Univ. of Maryland and Eduardo Bonilla-Silva of Duke University in February. The symposium, titled "Know Justice, Know Peace," was organized by David Ikard, Professor of Africana Studies at University of Miami. A video of the symposium may be viewed here.

Ellie Fitts Fulmer, Assistant Professor of Education, and colleagues presented last week at the US Department of Education’s conference for Math Science Partnerships in Baltimore, MD. The presentation, titled, “Partnering for Success: A Unique Museum-District-Higher Education Partnership” discussed the strengths and challenges of the 12-year teacher professional development program, Greater Allentown Math Science Partnership (GAMSP), in Allentown, PA, of which Dr. Fulmer was a faculty member and coordinator for most of the program’s duration (2005-2013).

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Raza Rumi (Scholar in residence, Honors Program) recently published an article entitled "Badge of Honour" in India Today on Pakistani filmmaker who received as Oscar for best short documentary

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Marella Feltrin-Morris (Associate Professor, Modern Languages and Literatures) recently published an article entitled "Persuasive Spaces: Translators' Prefaces to the Divine Comedy" in Forum Italicum (Spring 2016). 

 

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Submitted on behalf of Provost Benjamin Rifkin:

Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has been selected for the Roster of Fulbright Specialists.  Her selection is a result of her books, publications, lectures, and workshops on democratic new media documentary and her research and programming work on environmental and human rights issues across media and multiple arts for the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival at Ithaca College.

This Roster is a list of candidates who are eligible to be matched with incoming project requests from overseas academic institutions for Fulbright Specialists.  Dr. Zimmerman will be considered for projects that require her expertise. 

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