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Catherine Taylor, Associate Professor of Writing has been granted a six-week residency in Venice, Italy by the Emily Harvey Foundation in order to work on her current manuscript, tentatively titled Inanimate Subjects.
 

Saxophonist/composer/arranger Mike Titlebaum, who currently serves as Director of Jazz Studies at the Ithaca College School of Music, recently completed a guest artist residency at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick (Canada).

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Walker's presentation, Music Matters, focused on music advocacy strategies and pitfalls.

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Having received great acclaim, This is My House... has received two Global Music Awards for "instrumental soloist" and "creativity/originality."

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Stephen Sweet’s (Associate Professor of Sociology) article “Do Options for Job Flexibility Diminish in Times of Economic Uncertainty?”  has been accepted for publication in the journal Work, Employment and Society.

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Dr. Christopher House, assistant professor of communication studies and former predoctoral diversity fellow, recently learned that he will receive the 2014 TRIO Achiever Award from the Association for Equality and Excellence in Education.  As the organization articulates:  “A TRIO Achiever is an outstanding former TRIO participant that has received recognition within his/her profession or for outstanding academic achievement. They are individuals who have made significant civic, community, or professional contributions.”  TRIO programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and began as part of the 1965 Higher Education Act.

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 The Ithacan has once again been named the Best College Newspaper in New York State by the New York Press Association. The award, the NYPA's top collegiate honor, was announced April 5 at the organization’s annual convention at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Ithacan Contributing Writer Ramya Vijayagopal ’17 and News Editor Sabrina Knight ’16 and accepted the awards on behalf of the paper.

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 Judith, the Library's Music Materials Coordinator, presented at the 7th annual New York State Library Assistants Day Conference in Syracuse, New York.

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Peter Melcher (Biology) presented a talk at the American Society of Plant Biology Northeastern sectional meeting in Rhode Island, March 30th, 2014.

Title of talk "A new approach to measure hydraulic resistance in plants"

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Srijana Bajracharya, professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, and Ithaca College alum Dr. Nahd Ali presented a paper on the program “Know 2 B Well: Breast Cancer and Environment,” at the 65th annual meeting of Society of Public Health Association (SOPHE) in Baltimore, MD, in March. 

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On Friday, April 11, at 4:00 p.m. in Clark Lounge, the Department of History will induct 20 new members into Phi Alpha Theta, National History Honors Society.

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Lilyana T. Mladenova, Department of Sport Management and Media and Darius J. Conger, Department of Economics, had their paper “Incentives and Productivity in ATP Tournament Settings” accepted for publication in the forthcoming issue of International Journal of Sport Studies.

 

"Rhetorical Theology: Exploring Content, Context, and Commitments in Peacemaking" is the title of an invited talk by Christopher House, assistant professor of communication studies, this Friday (4/4) at Princeton Theological Seminary for the Association of Charismatic Theological Students (ACTS).  

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 "Created Equal" has been chosen as the name of an April American Studies conference at the National University of Ireland.  Donathan Brown, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies, has been asked to speak to conference attendees about race and voting rights in the United States.  The title of the essay to be presented is "In Search of Voter Fraud: Race and Voting Rights in the United States."

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Deborah Rifkin (Associate Professor, Music Theory) presented "Peter in Motion: Early Animated Adaptations of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf" at the West Coast Conference of Music Theory and Analysis, which was held in Salt Lake City in March. The presentation compared Prokofiev's concert version of the symphonic tale (1936) to the first animated versions of it by Disney (1946) and Soyuzmultfilm (1958). 

Asma Barlas, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE), has published a chapter on Islam in the Oxford Handbook of Theology, Sexuality, and Gender,  edited by Adrian Thatcher (Oxford University Press, 2015).  An early online version is available at Oxford Handbooks Online, http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199664153.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199664153-e-001
 

Department of Writing Associate Professor Tom Kerr presented a paper entitled “Slacktivism, Activism, and Open Access Pedagogy"” at the Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, March 19-22.

IC’s trumpet ensemble was selected through taped audition to perform a prelude concert at the ITG conference this coming May 20-24.  Their concert will take place on May 22.

 

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Read Club Hub Volume 4 Issue 11 to find out more about Student Volunteers for Special Olympics' annual Flame event, SAB's Tedx-Ithaca College event and the 37th annual Festival of Black Gospel.

Dr. Janet Galván was a headliner at the American Choral Directors Association Central Division Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio in February.  She conducted the middle school girls honor choir.

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