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On February 12, Associate Professor Catherine Taylor gave a lecture and a creative reading at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA) and on February 13, she gave a public reading at Temple University at the invitation of the Creative Writing Program.
 

Quoted in the media: Faculty members Zillah Eisenstein, Diane Gayeski, Annemarie Farrell, Gary Sforzo and Scott Hamula; staff member Rachel Reuben; student Rita Brunatel. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page.

 

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Read Volume IV Issue IX of Club Hub to hear about the exciting and inspiring programs hosted by some amazing student organizations.

Submitted on behalf of Terri Stewart, Director for Public Safety and Emergency  Management

Sustainable Tompkins awarded Ithaca College Public Safety and Emergency Management the Sign of Sustainability 2013 Award for our 20th Annual Law Enforcement Bike School.  Sustainable Tompkins is a citizen-based organization working towards the long-term well-being of our communities by integrating social equity, economic vitality, ecological stewardship, and shared responsibility.  For an article about the other 2013 award winners, please click here.

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Writing Professor Cory Brown has published his fourth book of poems, What May Be Lost, Cayuga Lake Books. He will be reading from it in the Handwerker gallery on March 4th, 6 p.m. A preview of the book can be found on the Amazon website: http://amzn.to/1lyPhGu

Integrated Marketing Communications senior, Josh Sacks was awarded the Nokia scholarship to attend Social Media Week in NYC.

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Title: Colonial Houses and Cultural Identity in New York State’s Mohawk River
Valley Authors: Scott Stull, Michael Rogers, Kevin Hurley’11

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Yvonne Rogalski, assistant professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, recently published an article in Aphasiology entitled "Retrieval practice and testing improve memory in older adults."

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Aaron Lipford, Junior, and alumna Meira Keil, Class of 2013, were featured in a panel discussion about the history of on-campus student activism on January Monday, January 20, 2014.

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Implementing Comprehensive Reform of Introductory Physics at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution: A Longitudinal Case Study Michael Rogers, Matt Price, Luke Keller, Andrew Crouse Accepted for publication on February 13, 2014 in Journal of College Science Teaching

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Jennifer Tennant, Economics Department, published in the IZA Journal of Labor Policy with Howard Chernick and Cordelia Reimers, "Tax Structure and Revenue Instability: The Great Recession and the States."

 

Professor Janice Levy traveled to Antigua in January to lead two photography workshops. Her visit was part of the Government Assisted Technology Endeavour (GATE) project and ICT cadet program, which “provides an opportunity for young people interested in working in information technology related fields to acquire technical skills, as well as to gain valuable workplace experience.”

One of Levy’s workshops focused on technical and critical photographic skills. Her second workshop was intended for intermediate, advanced, and professional photographers and focused on ways these photographers can market their work.

Levy was welcomed to Antigua by Hon. Balwin Spencer, the Prime Minster, and Dr. Hon. Edmond Mansoor, the Minister of Telecommunications, Science, and Technology.

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Carlos Figueroa, assistant professor in the Politics Department, has just published an article titled "Developing Practical/Analytical Skills Through Mindful Classroom Simulations for “Doing” Leadership" in the Journal of Public Affairs Education (Vol. 20, Number 1, Winter/February, 2014), pp. 113-129, which is the flagship journal of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).

Classroom simulations are an often-used teaching tool. But how can one maximize their benefits?  Figueroa provides suggestions as well as recommendations for making simulations "mindful."

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Srijana Bajracharya, professor and graduate chair in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, presented a paper at the 10th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability in Split, Croatia, on January, 24. 

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Assistant Professor Donathan Brown has co-authored a book with Syracuse University professor Armando Rodriguez, titled When Race and Policy Collide: Contemporary Immigration Debates (Praeger, 2014).

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The 182 recognized OSEMA student organizations are busy working hard. In this issue of Club Hub Volume IV Issue 8 learn about Ithaca College’s Adoption Support and Awareness Alliance Club’s cause to raise awareness on adoption, African Latino Society’s Winter Wonderland Ball and how After Dark celebrated the Superbowl.

 

Paula Ioanide, Assistant Professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE), has been invited to give a talk at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) on Tuesday, February 11.  Dr. Ioanide’s lead-talk titled, “Cages Are the New Plantations: Policing, Prisons and Abolition Sights for a New Millennium,” is part of UCSB Multicultural Center’s “Race Matters Series” and focuses on “how to stop the new Jim Crow in your town and the urgency to create new freedom dreaming sights and sites.”  

For more information, please visit: mcc.sa.ucsb.edu/Calendar/index.aspx#paula

 

 

Tom Nicholson, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, served as editorial consultant on the upcoming The Rise and Fall of Penn Station, part of the American Experience series on PBS. The show is scheduled to air on Tuesday, February 18 at 9 p.m. on WCNY.

The Rise and Fall of Penn Station examines the engineering challenge of building tunnels under the Hudson and East Rivers. Once completed riders would disembark in one of the greatest architectural achievements of its time, Pennsylvania Station.

Nicholson has worked on previous PBS broadcasts, including two other American Experience films, Goldrush and Silicon Valley, and an episode of Fabric of the Cosmos, a four-part series for Nova, which was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy.
 

The Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago recently approved the acquisition of a block of work representing a cross-section of three bodies of work by Photography Professor Ron Jude.

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Cathy Crane, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, will be interviewed on this week's "Out of Bounds" radio show hosted by Tish Pearlman.

Crane, is the recipient of the prestigious 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship in Film-Video. She had previously received a 2009 New York Foundation for the Arts Artist Fellowship for Film, and grants from the New York State Council on the Arts.

Interview air dates include:
Thurs., Feb. 6 at 7:00 pm: WEOS-FM (90.3 & 89.7 Geneva region)
Live Stream: WEOS.org

Sunday, Feb. 9 at 11:30 a.m.: WSKG-FM 89.3 Binghamton (90.9 Ithaca 91.7 Cooperstown/Oneonta,91.1 Corning/Elmira, 88.7 Hornell/Alfred)
Live Stream: Wskg.org

 

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