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Lectures and Presentations

Assistant Professor Candidate in Ecology

“Mechanisms of adaptation and their consequences for ecological communities”

 

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Part of the Department's Seminar Series.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

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Ronald Herring is Professor of Government at Cornell and a Fellow of the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future. He has worked mostly in and on rural South Asia, addressing topics that include property, development and agrarian politics…which led naturally to the study of the volatile politics of genetically engineered crops. From an international conference at Cornell, Herring edited a special issue of Journal of Development Studies on connections between transgenic crops and poverty. His current work in editing the Oxford Handbook of Food, Politics and Society continues to follow his interests in food politics.

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Stephan Wasylko

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

2:30 pm Clark Lounge, Ithaca College Campus Center

Sponsored by the Ithaca College Department of History

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On Thursday November 6th from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST, Chris Sperry, Project Look Sharp’s Director of Curriculum and Staff Development will be conducting a free webinar event about the Middle East through Media Literacy. 

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The Ithaca College Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to invite you to join Rhoda Meador, director of the Gerontology Institute, for a free webinar entitled “Life Planning: Mapping a Successful Life Course”.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. (EDT)

Registration is not required: ithaca.adobeconnect.com/lifeplanning/.

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Join MathWorks engineers as they provide insight into the latest features of the MATLAB and Simulink product families.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 >>REGISTER www.mathworks.com/seminars/Ithaca2014

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As part of the First-Year Reading Initiative (FYRI), author James McBride will hold a talk and Q&A session on Nov 3rd at 7:30 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center for Music. There will be a book signing and light reception immediately following the lecture in McHenry Lobby from 8:30 to 9:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the community, but space is limited.

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Scott Erickson, Professor of Marketing in the Business School, recently presented at two conferences in Canada.

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IC alumnus Aaron Inver (’06) will be joining us Monday Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. to discuss his experiences after graduating Ithaca, life as a broadcast producer and the “dos and don’ts” of a strong news package.   

Aaron currently works as a Producer at WTXF-TV; the Fox owned and operated station in Philadelphia. In September, Aaron launched a new show called “#Fox29Weekend,” a completely interactive local newscast, which was trending nationally on Twitter the morning of its debut.  

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 Ithaca College Gerontology Institute with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center presents "Hearing Loss in Older Adults" on Thursday, November 6, from 2:00-4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road. This workshop is free for IC students, faculty, and staff, but registration is required. Visit ithaca.edu/agingworkshops to register and for more information.

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Do you desire to chart your own course in life, to be “autonomous,” to be"self-actualizing"?  Many people claim they do, but our actions suggest that humans more strongly desire “to fit in” with those around them. This lecture will consider these clashing human desires from the standpoint of evolutionary theory, and explore whether future technology can transform this clash, perhaps by transforming the very structure of human interaction.

 

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Kevin Militello, SUNY Geneseo 
"New targets and functions for cytosine DNA methylation in lower organisms"

Thursday, October 30     
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

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Marcos Pires, Ph.D. '03 will be Chemistry Departments seminar guest speaker Tuesday, November 4th at 4:15 p.m. in CNS 333.  The title of the presentation is:  “Unnatural D-Amino Acids as Novel Antibiotic Agents and Diagnostic Tools”

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A screening of the Swedish film adaptation of Stieg Larsson's bestselling novel THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE will take place Friday, September 24, 4 PM, Hill 104.

In conjunction with the class, The Politics of THE GIRL WITH DRAGON TATTOO, the event is free and open to the public.  Again revel in the exploits of Lisbeth Salander, accused of a horrific double-murder, as she confronts sex traffickers, a motorcycle gang, a blond giant, and corrupt officials in the Swedish government.

Snacks provided.

 

 

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 The Jewish Studies Program at Ithaca College Hosts IC’s Annual Holocaust Lecture:

 Professor Hilary Earl of Nipissing University will present a lecture entitled

 "The Biggest Murder Trial in History: The Nuremberg Einsatzgruppen Trial and the Banality of Evil"

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:30 PM.

Textor 101

Ithaca College

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 Wed. Oct. 22nd @ 12-12:50pm, Taughannock Falls Room, 3rd Floor Campus Center

Josh Swiller, LMSW, BCT, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist & Zen Monk talks about unwinding unhealthy patterns that may manifest in our physical or emotional states using BCT approaches as well as principles of meditation.

 

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Shewanee Howard-Baptiste Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will be giving two talks at Ithaca College this month:

  • Critiques, Conclusions, and Consequences: Addressing Obesity from a Clinical Perspective 
    Oct. 20 | 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Clark Lounge
  • Faces, Places and Spaces: Critical Self-Reflection for the “Expert” 
    Oct. 21 | 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Clark Lounge

Dr. Howard-Baptiste is a former faculty member in Health Promotion and Physical Education at Ithaca College (IC). Her visit is sponsored by the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education and the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

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  Rodney Parsons
University of Vermont   "Multiple mechanisms contribute to the pacap-induced modulation of neuronal excitability"

Thursday, October 23
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

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 Dr. Farha Ternikar (Sociology, LeMoyne College) will talk about the fascinating social, global and cultural contexts of brunch, that mid-day meal associated with weekends, leisure, and Bloody Mary drinks.

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Dr. Valerie Ross '84 will be our guest speaker on Tuesday, October 21st, at 4:15 p.m. in CNS 333.  Val's presentation is titled:  "Medical School...and Beyond,  How I got into Johns Hopkins, what I did there, and what came after..." 

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