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Ali Erkan (Computer Science), Michael Smith (History/ENVS), Joe Rodriguez ( Computer Science '15) and Steve Lam (Computer Science '13) gave an invited talk, "Guiding Students Beyond Linear Thinking: The Learning in Networks of Knowledge (LINK) Project," as part of Indiana University's Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning lecture series.  The development of LINK was funded in part by an National Endowment for the Humanities grant.  Joe and Steve also led a workshop with undergraduate researchers and Ali and Michael met with faculty groups interested in  mentoring undergraduate research, the practice of the scholarship of teaching and learning, and data analytics.

Anthony Adornato, assistant professor in the Department of Journalism, moderated a panel titled “10 Things You Should Teach About Mobile” at the 2015 Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Convention in Las Vegas on April 12.

The session highlighted the importance of integrating mobile into existing journalism classes as well tips on how to create a class dedicated to mobile journalism skills.

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  Peter Silberman, an associate professor of music theory in the School of Music, recently presented research at the annual meeting of the New England Conference of Music Theorists held April 24 and 25 at Boston University.

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and, Dale Hudson, associate professor of film and new media at New York University Abu Dhabi, have published a new book, Thinking Through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places (New York and London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2015).
Thinking through Digital Media offers a means of conceptualizing digital media by looking at projects that think through digital media, migrating between documentary, experimental, narrative, animation, video game, and live performance.

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Congratulations to the Ithaca College faculty who presented their research at the MACLAS annual conference, April 17 and 18, which was hosted by the Ithaca College Latin American Studies Program.

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Congratulations to the Ithaca College students and alumni who presented their research and performed theatrical works at the MACLAS annual conference, April 17 and 18, which was hosted by the Ithaca College Latin American Studies Program. Faculty sponsors for the students were Patricia Rodriguez, Annette Levine, Michael Smith, and Jonathan Ablard.

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School of Music Dean Karl Paulnack will be in residence this week as an International Scholar at National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, one of Taiwan's elite higher education institutions.

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Prof. Rossen discusses his work in New York and Hawai’i at spring 2015 archaeology forums

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Project Look Sharp’s Executive Director Cyndy Scheibe presented at the NYS Educational Media Technology Association’s Spring Media Literacy Conference on March 25th.

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Enrique Gonzalez-Conty, Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, presented the paper "7 días en La Habana: The (Dis)-Enchanted City" at the American Comparative Literature Association Conference in March, 2015. He also presented a paper titled "8-A: Orlando Jiménez Leal's Counter-Cinema" at the MACLAS Conference last weekend here at Ithaca College.

The Park School Writing Award Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2014 Faculty Award. Andrew Utterson was recognized for his article, "Early Visions of Interactivity: The In(put)s and Out(put)s of Real-Time Computing" in Leonardo, a highly competitive and peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by MIT Press.
The committee felt his work displayed "a highly original connection of media/arts and technology, simultaneously fitting well into the historical literature on human-machine interaction and forging a new perspective on relationships to the arts … and exemplified a balance of scholarly substance and accessibility to a wide audience."

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The Leadership Scholars 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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Stephen Tropiano, associate professor of screen studies, received a Service Award for his nine years as a Lifeline Counselor for The Trevor Project, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people.

Katalin Lustyik gave an invited guest lecture entitled "Media Studies in the 21st Century: Researching Children's Media Culture" hosted by the Department of Communication at Corvinus University, in Budapest, Hungary on April 20, 2015.

Lustyik is an associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies (Television-Radio Program).

Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, Manager of IC’s Office of State Grants (HEOP and CSTEM) in the Center for Academic Advancement, recently presented at the Thirteenth Biennial Conference of the Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs.  His workshop, entitled “Make it Happen! Creating Connections for ALANA Student Development in STEM” was selected from a record number of submissions. 


 Deborah Rifkin presented a workshop, "Aiding Grading: Team-Based Learning and Peer Evaluations," at Loyola Marymount University's Center for Teaching Excellence on April 20, 2015.



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The Ithaca College chapter of the National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association hosted its annual conference on campus last weekend. This year's conference was titled "Counseling Skills for SLPs: Unleash your Full Potential as a Clinician" and the special presenter was Dr. Hope Reed, an Associate Professor in the Communicative Sciences and Disorders Program at Alabama A&M University. 

The conference was sponsored by the Ithaca College chapter of the National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association, the SUNY Cortland Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association, and the Central New York Area Speech-Language Hearing Association.

Tina Caswell, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, was the featured presenter at a seminar hosted by Upstate Cerebral Palsy at The Holiday Inn - New Hartford on April 10. The title of Caswell's presentation was "Creating Competent Communicators: Let’s Talk! Utilizing Assistive Technology to Support Individuals with Complex Communication Needs."

 On the evening of April 18 two students participated in a public debate for the residents of Longview.  Nicole Ang (Applied Psychology and Legal Studies, ‘17) and Casey Phillips (Legal Studies ‘17) debated over the right to die with dignity.  Morgyn Sattenspiel (Psychology, ’15) served as moderator.  

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Seven math majors presented their research at the 75th annual meeting of the Mathematical Association of America Seaway Section, held April 17-18 at Colgate University.

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