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Nancy Rader, Psychology, presented a paper in July at the European Workshop on Ecological Psychology in Groningen, The Netherlands, that presented her body of infancy research in the context of a Gibsonian theory of perception and attention. In May, she presented a poster with Judith Pena-Shaff, co-authored with Carole Dennis, Sharon Stansfield, and Helene Larin entitled, “Robotic-Assisted Locomotion and Executive Control in Non-Crawling Infants”, at the International Conference on Infant Studies in New Orleans, LA.

 The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) would like to thank everyone that attended the Multicultural Affairs Welcome Back BBQ on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. 

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Jamie Ellis (Chemistry) spoke at a special symposium "Synthetic Biology and Genetically Modified Organisms" in a session focused on Policy Challenges & Opportunities at the 252nd ACS National Meeting on Monday, August 22, 2016.

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The Ithaca College chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased and proud to announce that its 2016 Fellowship nominee, Kaitlyn DeHority, has been selected as a Phi Kappa Phi Fellow and received an award of $5,000 in support of her graduate studies.

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 Professor Srijana Bajracharya publishes an article at the International Journal of Sustainability Education.

Srijana Bajracharya from the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education published a data-based article titled, “Students’ Awareness, Values, Perceptions, and Behaviors toward Environmental Sustainability (ES): A Comparative Study,” in a peer reviewed journal, the International Journal of Sustainability Education.  The paper was presented at the 10th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability at Split, Croatia, in 2014.

 

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Marella Feltrin-Morris (Modern Languages and Literatures) published her translation of Gaia Caramellino's book, Europe Meets America: William Lescaze, Architect of Modern Housing (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016).

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Annette Levine and Professor Debra Castillo (Cornell U.) Co-authored an article entitled “For Whom We Must Speak: Devising Actos for Undocumented Farmworkers” published in the spring 2016 volume of Latin American Theatre Review.

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Congratulations to Professor Christine Bataille, Assistant Professor of Management in the  School of Business, for being awarded the Journal of Management Studies' 2015 Best Paper Award!

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Marella Feltrin-Morris (Modern Languages and Literatures) published an essay entitled "Una (ri)scoperta transatlantica: la critica e le traduzioni nel Nord America” ("A Transatlantic (Re)discovery: Criticism and Translations in North America") in the volume Paola Masino. Eds. Beatrice Manetti and Daniela Gangale. Milan: Fondazione Arnoldo e Alberto Mondadori, 2016. Pp. 147-59. 

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Professor Gladys M. Varona-Lacey presented a conference paper at the XVIII Congreso Internacional de Literatura y Estudios Hispánicos (July 6-8) in San Sebastián, Spain. 

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Marella Feltrin-Morris (Modern Languages and Literatures) co-presented (with Alberto Anselmi, IUAV University of Venice) a paper entitled "Restoration and Translation, Restoration as Translation" at the Cross-disciplinary Approaches to Urban Space conference in Florence, Italy (June 27-28, 2016). 

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Journalism professor Anthony Adornato presented on mobile journalism at the annual conference of the Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Minneapolis. Adornato focused on how journalists can best optimize content for audiences who now increasingly consume information via mobile devices and social media. His book on this topic will be published next year by Sage. You can read more about his presentation here.

Steven Ginsberg, Pendleton Chair/assistant professor, Dept. of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, and Stephen Tropiano, associate professor, Screen Studies, presented a paper entitled "Why Jane and Johnny Can (and Can't) Write in the Digital Age" at the University Film and Video Association's annual conference in August in Henderson, Nevada.

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Asma Barlas, professor of Politics, was invited to give a seminar on Islam at the St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition, and Culture (NYI), in Russia in July. This is a summer school organized annually by SUNY (Stony Brook) and St. Petersburg University, and it was the fourth time she was asked to be part of it. (www.nyi.spb.ru/)

Greetings, from the Office of Admission. We would like to share what we've been involved in over the past several months. Working with prospective students and their families, presenting at professional conferences, serving our community, and making a difference where we can.

Below are examples of the work the Office of Admission has been engaged in over the past year.

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Associate Professor Tom Nicholson of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies taught a month-long Documentary Filmmaking Workshop at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana.

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Naeem Inayatullah co-edited (with Elizabeth Dauphinee, York University), Narrative Global Politics 

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After many years in the making, IC students launched MegsRadio.fm ahead of the Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance this past weekend.

MegsRadio.fm is a locally-focused personalized Internet radio system. You can download it for free from the Apple App Store or check it out online at http://megsradio.fm

We are also looking for volunteers to help us test out MegsRadio over the next two weeks. All we need you to do is use the app for a couple of days and let us know what you think. Please sign up here if you are interested: https://goo.gl/forms/TYiKnNb1BOzACKzk1

 

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 Jake Brenner (ENVS) is serving as a guest editor of a Special Feature in Ecology & Society, an open-access online journal devoted to sustainability science and co-authored a paper in the Special Feature.

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 Professor Cory Brown, Department of Writing, has contributed the epilogue to Narrative Global Politics: Theory, History and the Personal in International Relations, edited by Naeem Inayatullah and Elizabeth Dauphinee. 

https://www.amazon.com/Narrative-Global-Politics-International-Interventions/dp/1138182664. 

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