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Four chemistry undergraduate students attended the American Chemical Society National Meeting in Dallas, TX from March 16-19 in 2014, and presented posters on their faculty-student collaborative research projects.

 

 

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Dan Cohen, a director of "Space Shuttle Columbia: An Article of Hope" is coming to Ithaca College for a screening, and Q&A with students, faculty and community members. This event is presented by Hillel at Ithaca College in part of Holocaust Education Series.

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Teatro will present a bilingual staged reading of La historia de nuestras vidas/The Story of Our Lives 

en homenaje a todos los indocumentados que viven día a día en los Estados Unidos, temiendo a la migra...

in honor of all whom are undocumented and live day-to-day in the United States, fearing deportation...

The performance will be followed by a discussion with Professor Donathan L.  Brown of the Department of Communication Studies.


Assistant Professor Donathan Brown has recently co-authored a book with Syracuse University professor Amardo Rodriguez, titled When Race and Policy Collide: Contemporary Immigration Debates 

Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Latin American Studies Program 

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The School of Business is proud to host the Third Annual Susatinability Case Competition, Wednesday, April 16, at 4 p.m. in Business 301.

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On Thursday, April 17, from Noon – 1 p.m., the Dorothy D. and Roy H. Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise is proud to host the Annual Sustainability in Action Student-Faculty colloquium.

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In the summer of 2002, Katharine Kittredge was doing research in the Hampshire Record Office (Winchester, UK) when she stumbled upon a profoundly moving document: an 1807 journal describing the life and sudden death of a young child.  Intrigued, she embarked on a quest to learn more about the journal’s author, the Anglo-Irish diarist Melesina Trench (1768-1827).

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Professor Jennifer Spitzer will be giving a talk entitled "Something Borrowed, Something New": Rebecca West’s “Derivative” Modernism" on Thursday, April 17, 5:30-6:30, in Business 103. 

The lecture is sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, and is free and open to the public.

Jennifer Spitzer is Assistant Professor of English at Ithaca College, where she teaches on late 19th-and 20th-century literature, transatlantic modernism and gender and sexuality. She has published on Oscar Wilde in Oscholars and on D.H. Lawrence and Freud in Modernism/modernity. Her current book project, Defending the Soul: British Modernism and the Resistance to Psychoanalysis, explores the discursive rivalries between modernism and psychoanalysis during the first half of the twentieth century in Britain.

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The "Arab spring," credited with beginning at the end of 2010, has involved civil uprisings in 18 countries, the removal of five heads of state, and waves of populist resistance in countries far from the Middle East, including our own. It's hard to keep track. There are few people better equipped to help make sense of it all than Stephen Zunes, PhD, one of the foremost U.S. scholars of Middle East affairs and of strategic nonviolent action.

Dr. Zunes will speak in Textor 102 on Wednesday, April 16, 7:00 p.m., on "Democracy Uprisings in the Middle East: Victories and Setbacks." 

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Cass Spencer, Award-winning Creative Director and Art Director, will give a lecture titled "Data Visualization: A conversation about design, magazines, and journalism in the era of big data” on Tuesday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m., Park Hall Auditorium. 

Spencer has worked for Dr. Oz, The Good Life, Cosmopolitan for Latinas, Cargo and People.

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In the summer of 2002, Katharine Kittredge was doing research in the Hampshire Record Office (Winchester, UK) when she stumbled upon a profoundly moving document: an 1807 journal describing the life and sudden death of a young child.  Intrigued, she embarked on a quest to learn more about the journal’s author, the Anglo-Irish diarist  Melesina Trench (1768-1827). 

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Julius LucksCornell University

April 17
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are welcome to attend.

 

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Professor Jennifer Spitzer will be giving a talk entitled "Something Borrowed, Something New": Rebecca West’s “Derivative” Modernism" on Thursday, April 17, 5:30-6:30, in Business 103. 

The lecture is sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, and is free and open to the public.

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The 2014 Finger Lakes Landfill Summit will be held at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on April 9, 2014 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at Albright Auditorium on the HWS Campus. The Summit is co-sponsored by the City of Geneva and the Colleges, and aims to foster regional dialogue and greater understanding of the impact of solid waste management on the economy and communities of the northern Finger Lakes area.

While the 2013 Landfill Summit focused on answering the question, “Where are we?” with regard to the solid waste situation in the northern Seneca Lake region, the 2014 summit will present information about “Where should we try to go?”

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Ursula Heinzelmann is a writer and food critic. On Tuesday, April 8th, from 4-5 pm in the Clark Lounge she will be holding a presentation on German food, followed by a tasting of German cheeses. This event is free and open to the public as well.

Olubusola Esther Johnson, an expert in orthopedic physical therapy from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, and a Fulbright scholar, will be giving her presentation "Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy: Where is Nigeria? Africa?" at Ithaca College April 9 at 7 p.m. in Job Hall rm. 161.

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Sarah A. Shelby, Graduate Student in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University, gives a talk entitled

Life at the Nanoscale: Super-Resolution Imaging of the Cell Membrane

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series will host a free public showing of “Austin Unbound,” a documentary about a man who is both deaf and transgender, on Monday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery.

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CNBC Co-anchor Carl Quintanilla will serve as this year's Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecturer. He will speak on Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m. in Emerson Suites. The event is free and open to the public.

About Carl Quintanilla:

Carl Quintanilla is an Emmy Award–winning reporter and one of the principal anchors of CNBC's Squawk on the Street, broadcast live from the New York Stock Exchange.

Since joining the network in 1999, Quintanilla has covered a wide range of stories for both CNBC and NBC News. He has covered the Beijing and London Olympics, the reconstruction of postwar Iraq, and the 2004 U.S. presidential campaign.

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Latino artist Cruz Ortiz will give a free public presentation at Ithaca College as part of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) Discussion Series, in collaboration with the Handwerker Gallery.

On Tuesday, April 8, Ortiz will present “Hecho Farm” at 7 p.m. in the gallery. The title refers to Ortiz’s exhibits that turn an art space into a working “farm,” fleshed out with utilitarian sculptures, drawings, collages, hand-pulled screen-printed posters and multimedia works.

Ortiz, who lives and works in San Antonio, uses print, performance and film to address issues related to his experiences growing up in the bicultural landscape of South Texas.

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Phil Feinberg,  Biochemistry ‘11 

“The polycomb repressive complex 2 (PRC2) governs neuronal function and survival”

April 10
4 pm
CNS 112


All are welcome to attend.

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Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at npierce@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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