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Do you desire to chart your own course in life, to be “autonomous”?  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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William C. Pomerantz '02, University of Minnesota is Chemistry Dept. Seminar guest speaker on Tuesday, October 14th at 4:15 p.m. in CNS 333.   Prof. Pomerantz presentation topic will be focused on; “Aromatic Amino Acids: Privileged Side-Chains For Protein-Protein Interaction Inhibitor Discovery”.


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there will be a talk and Q&A with Mario Cardozo at IC on Wed OCT 15 4pm-515pm, Friends 302.

Mario Cardozo is from ACOOC (Collective Action for Conscientious Objectors), which views nonviolent action as a political strategy against the violent and militarized responses to social justice issues that have historically occurred in Colombia. One of the main methods of the Colombian state is recruitment of young men from excluded sectors of society who are forced to serve an obligatory military service, feeding the largest military in all of Latin America.

Many of the actions of ACOOC and Mario Cardozo are collective works created and shared through theater and music. He is the winner of the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award 2014. this award celebrates the greatness of people from around the world who are making a difference in their communities and beyond. 

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Food, Fun, & Facts about Living Sustainably on campus, off campus, in the office, and at home!

  • Emerson Suites
  • 10 am to 2 pm, Friday, November 7

Sri Vedachalam is a postdoctoral research associate at the Water Resources Institute. He received his PhD in Environmental Science from The Ohio State University, where he worked on interdisciplinary approaches to wastewater management. His research is centered on water and wastewater infrastructure issues, including assessment, planning, financing, use, and regulation. He is actively involved with the nonprofit, Association for India’s Development, and until recently, served on its Executive Board.

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Latin American Studies will host a roundtable discussion on studying abroad in Cuba. Facilitated by Dr. Gonzalez-Conty, Journalism majors Max Ocean ('15) and Candace King ('15) will share their experiences and insights from a semester studying in Havana, Cuba. Please join us in Gannett 112 at 6pm on Monday, October 13.

For more information, please contact Jonathan D Ablard, or 274-3558

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Wednesday Oct. 8th @12-12:50pm; located in Business 301

Dr. Richard Schissel, Associated professor and licensed hypnotherapist will give a talk about what Hypnosis is, what it isn't and how it can benefit your overall health.  A DEMONSTRATION WILL BE PROVIDED!

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The Studio at Ithaca College presents No Fare, the first film produced by students in Park's newest co-curricular organization, on Saturday, October 11 at 7:45 p.m.

After the screening is the "Pitch it to Produce it" event, a time for students to pitch ideas for The Studio's next project.  Alumni Kyle Kelley (Cinema & Photography, 2010) and Alyssa Alsheimer (Integrated Marketing Communications, 2008) will meet students and give feedback.  Everyone is welcome.  

The Studio is a creative space and business incubator for students who want to collaborate on ideas for films and transmedia projects. 

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Digital media expert Lisa Nakamura will discuss how microblogging sites like have become rallying points for feminist woman of color — and how the ideals and theories found in early woman of color feminist texts have found a new life online — in a free public talk at Ithaca College.

What: Racism School: Woman of Color Feminism and the Internet
When: 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9, in
Where: Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall

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Mara Keisling, Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality will speak at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday October 9 in the VIP Room of the  A&E Center.

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Death by Doorknob! Students in the Roy H. Park School of Communications took on the challenge of producing a film in which a character dies from a doorknob. This year’s Golden Doorknob Film Screening and Awards Ceremony will take place on Friday, October 10 at 7 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium.

Students will compete for $2000 in prizes and possession of the infamous Golden Doorknob Award.

This year's event will be hosted by Joe Pera '10, a New York City stand-up comedian.

Why a doorknob?

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Ernesto Bassi, Cornell University, will present "“Captains, Sailors, and the Creation of a Trans-imperial Greater Caribbean during the Age of Revolution" in Textor 101 on October 8 at 6pm. The talk is sponsored by Latin American Studies as part of their Fall "Greater Caribbean Lecture and Events Series."

In this talk Ernesto will share with us portions of his book-in-progress Creating Spaces, Envisioning Futures: Region-Making and Geopolitical Imagination in the Transimperial Greater Caribbean during the Age of Revolutions, which examines the role of sailors in the creation of a geographic space he calls the transimperial Greater Caribbean and the way in which other, les mobile, subjects used this geographical framework to interpret the present they inhabited and to envision paths toward the future. 

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Please join us for the Fall 2014 Seminar Series as Majors in the department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their summer research Tuesday October 7, 2014 at 12:10 in CNS 204

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The Latin American Studies program invites you to a public lecture by Dr. Ernesto Bassi of Cornell University entitled "Captains, Sailors, and the Creation of a Trans-imperial Greater Caribbean during the Age of Revolutions."  Wednesday, October 8 at 6 pm in Textor 101.

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Join us on Tuesday, October 7, for an engaging discussion with clean tech leader Dan Miller.  His presentation, “How to Fix Climate Change for Free,” will take place in Textor 102 from 6-7:30 p.m.  

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The Roy H. Park School of Communications will participate in National News Engagement Day on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.

National News Engagement Day is an initiative of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and is designed to encourage people of all ages to explore news and raise awareness about the importance of being informed.

Events Include:

Panel: Local Media and the Importance of Audience Engagement
12:10 p.m.
Park Auditorium

Moderated by Bob Kur ’70
Former NBC News National Correspondent, MSNBC Host, and anchor at WTOP all news radio in Washington, D.C.

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present best-selling biographer D.T. Max as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series.

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The Ithaca College Medieval-Renaissance Colloquium announces a presentation by Michael Twomey (English) and Scott Stull (Anthropology) titled "Chaucer's Houses in the Tales of the Miller and the Reeve: The Architecture of Satire" on Tuesday, October 7, from 5:00 to 6:30 in the Cayuga Lake Room of the Campus Center.

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Dr. Alex Moore is a Senior Research Associate in Cornell University’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and is director of Cornell’s Field Program in Earth and Environmental Systems in the Hawaiian Islands. She has taught geology and environmental sciences for many years in the US and overseas, and for over 15 years has conducted field work with undergraduate students in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen LGBT themed film series will show the documentary “Jihad for Love” on Tuesday, Oct. 7. The 7 p.m. screening in Textor 101 is free and open to the public.

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