Contributed by Judy Smith on 08/06/2014
Nancy Rader presented her research on early word learning in a plenary session of an NSF-sponsored conference held at Uconn in June; her paper was titled, “A Speaker’s Orchestrating of Infant Attention through Show Gestures: Evidence from Pupil Dilation Measures.” She also presented her infant language research at the Association for Psychological Science conference in San Francisco in May and at the International Association for the Study of Child Language conference held in Amsterdam in July. Becca Post ’14, a co-author, presented a poster in July at the International Conference on Infant Studies in Berlin.
Professor Anna Larsen of the Ithaca College Chemistry department has been nominated to serve a 2 year term as a Fulbright Ambassador.
Contributed by Maria Russell on 08/06/2014
Professor Anna Larsen of the Ithaca College Chemistry department has been nominated to serve a 2 year term as a Fulbright Ambassador. The worldwide success and stellar reputation of the Fulbright Scholars Program has been built on the talent, commitment and professionalism of scholars who have served as Fulbrighters at universities and research institutions in more than 155 countries. Fulbright Ambassadors serve as official representatives of the Fulbright Scholar program. The goal of Fulbright Ambassadors is to expand the outreach efforts of the Fulbright program to the higher education community across the United States.
Anna Larsen is a 2010 Alumna of the Fulbright Scholars Program, with a joint project to the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. more details at: http://www.cies.org/alumni-ambassadors/anna-larsen.
Quoted in the media: Faculty members Diane Gayeski, Michael McCall, Jeff Cohen, Michael McCall and Stephen Mosher. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media Page.
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Contributed by Richard Faria on 08/04/2014
Dr. Richard Faria, Professor in the Department of Music Performance was invited to perform at the International Clarinet Association’s 40th annual ClarinetFest (July 30 - August 3, 2014) in Baton Rogue, LA. He performed the Sonata (1990) for clarinet and piano by Russian composer Katia Tchemberdji.
Contributed by Karin Wikoff on 08/04/2014
Doing More with More: An Update on I2NY (Information Infrastructure for New York State) was the title of Karin Wikoff's presentation to the IDS Project Conference this past Friday.
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Contributed by Maria Russell on 08/01/2014
Mike Haaf (Chemistry) gave a talk entitled “A Grant Proposal Writing Exercise for Undergraduate Science Courses” at the 2014 International Conference on Chemistry Education (ICCE), held in Toronto this July. The talk was based in part on a recent publication in the Journal for Chemical Education, co-authored by Kathryn Cole (Chemistry), Mike Haaf (Chemistry), Andy Smith (Biology) and Maki Inada (Biology).
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Contributed by Vivian Bruce Conger on 07/31/2014
Vivian Bruce Conger presented “‘Amos Strutel . . . sed the money muste be paid so I wente down and paid him the 18 pounds’: Mapping the Economic World of Deborah Franklin,” at the 36th annual meeting of the Society for Historians for the Early American Republic (SHEAR), in Philadelphia, July 19, 2014.
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Contributed by Vivian Bruce Conger on 07/24/2014
Conger presented “Sally Franklin Bache: Learning from the Past or Charting a New Course?” at the Fifth Annual Sons of the American Revolution Conference, whose theme this year was “Women in the Era of the American Revolution,” Williamsburg, Virginia, June 20, 2014. Publication of the conference papers (which were pre-circulated and discussed at length at the venue) in a peer-reviewed edited volume is expected in 2015.
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Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 07/23/2014
An impressive contingency of School of Music faculty, students, and alumni are representing Ithaca College at the International Performing Arts Institute (IPAI) this month.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 07/17/2014
Virginia Mansfield-Richardson, Associate Dean in the Roy H. Park School of Communications, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Assessment Network of New York (ANNY) for a two-year term. Dr. Mansfield-Richardson also serves on the Ithaca College Academic Assessment Committee.
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Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 07/10/2014
Matt Price and Bodhi Rogers have paper accepted for publication in the Journal of College Science Teaching titled "Teaching Nature of Science through Scientific Models: The Geocentric vs. Heliocentric Cosmology"
Contributed by Matt Morgan on 07/08/2014
Skott Freedman, Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, recently had a study published in Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education.
The study, titled "Knowledge of autism spectrum disorder among college students in healthcare disciplines," appears in the current issue of the journal (2014, Volume 17, Number 1, p. 17-26).
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Contributed by Jonathan Ablard on 07/08/2014
Pearl Ponce, Associate Professor in the Department of History, is pleased to announce that her book on Bleeding Kansas has been released. Entitled To Govern the Devil in Hell: The Political Crisis in Territorial Kansas, it investigates the turmoil Kansas Territory experienced in the 1850s through the prism of governance. At issue in Kansas was whether the territory would join the Union as a slave or free state. The stakes were so high for the country that what began as a typical election scandal in 1854 escalated until this small territory had two competing governments and constitutions and a populace so driven by their ideological differences that they turned to violence in 1856 to try and settle them.
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Contributed by Josh T Franco on 07/07/2014
Josh T Franco returns from two European residencies.
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Michael "Bodhi" Rogers, Tom Pfaff, Jason Hamilton, and Ali Erkan have a paper accepted for publication.
Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 07/03/2014
Michael "Bodhi" Rogers, Tom Pfaff, Jason Hamilton, and Ali Erkan's paper titled "Using Sustainability Themes and Multidisciplinary Approaches to Enhance STEM Education" was accepted for publication in the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education.
Quoted in the media: Faculty members Yvonne Rogalski, Adam Peruta, Jeff Cohen, Michael McCall, Stephen Sweet and David Kornreich; staff member Luca Maurer; alumni Chris Regan, Tim Reynolds and Ross Orlando; and students Jesus Martinez and Candace King. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media Page.
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Contributed by Kurt Lichtmann on 06/24/2014
I.C. Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) majors, Lauren Denecke and Sara Harmon soared to a 2nd Place finish in the 2014 Washington Media Scholars Foundation's Media Plan Case Competition.
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Contributed by Sharon Loucks on 06/24/2014
Stephen Sweet, Chair and Associate Professor of Sociology, participated in the White House Summit on Working Families held June 23 in Washington DC.
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Contributed by Lisabeth Chabot on 06/24/2014
Laura presented at the 2014 Canadian Health Libraries Association, held June 17-20, 2014, in Montreal. The conference theme was "Scaling New Heights Together". Laura's lecture was entitled, "Research Syntheses in Graduate Research: A Scoping Review."
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