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The 2017 CP Snow Lecture: Bridging the sciences and the humanities

Cathy O’Neil (http://mathbabe.org) is the author of the New York Times bestselling Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy. In her talk, Cathy will expose the mathematical models used by government and corporations that shape our future, both as individuals and as a society. These “weapons of math destruction” score teachers and students, sort résumés, grant (or deny) loans, evaluate workers, target voters, set parole, and monitor our health.

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UPDATE (4/19/17): We just got word that Claudia de la Cruz has encountered travel difficulties and is unable to be in Ithaca in time to make the noon presentation.  Today's D&I Discussion Circle will be our regular weekly gathering without a presentation.  

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The Diversity and Inclusion Discussion Circle invites members of the campus community to attend its weekly gatherings on Wednesdays at noon in Klingenstein Lounge.

At our next gathering on Wednesday, April 19, Claudia de la Cruz will present on the power of hip-hop to influence social change, and her work as part of Rebel Diaz Arts Collective (RDAC) in the South Bronx. Through bilingual musical performances and educational workshops, RDAC is a space for cultural exchange and education around timely social justice issues.

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Professor Michael Twomey of the English Department will deliver a lecture--"The Dangers of Unprotected Text: an Exaugural Lecture"--at Buffalo Street Books, Wednesday, April 19th, at 4pm.

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Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a month full of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs! 

Andrew Comins '74:
Sagemark Consulting
Thursday, April 20, 2017
12:10-1:00pm
Klingenstein Lounge

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Pippi to Ripley4 presents: A Conversation about Nerdcore, Race, and Representation

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When: Tuesday, April 18, 2016
Time: Doors open at 5:00pm, 
Presentations start at 5:30pm, and will conclude by 7:30pm
Location: Rev:Ithaca Startup Works, 314 East State Street, 2nd Floor

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Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a full month of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs! 

Chenaya Devine Milbourne '14: Assistant Manager, Business Development at L'Oréal Luxe

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
12:10-1:00pm
School of Business, Room 111

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Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a month full of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs! 

Friday, April 21, 2017
12:00-12:50pm
School of Business, Room 301

Open to All. Students: RSVP in OrgSync under the School of Business tab for Career Connections Credit at least 48 hours in advance. Pizza lunch provided!

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The Diversity and Inclusion Discussion Circle invites members of the campus community to attend its weekly gatherings on Wednesdays at noon in Klingenstein Lounge.

At our next gathering on Wednesday, April 19, Claudia de la Cruz will present on the power of hip-hop to influence social change, and her work as part of Rebel Diaz Arts Collective (RDAC) in the South Bronx. Through bilingual musical performances and educational workshops, RDAC is a space for cultural exchange and education around timely social justice issues.

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Friday, April 14 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm 
Klingenstein Lounge

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Alexey V. Akimov Presents: Nonadiabatic Dynamics for Material Science

Thursday, April 13th at 4:00 pm in CNS 333   Snacks Provided

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This gallery talk will be about how Amyas Naegele, who provided many of the objects for the current exhibition, Made to Move: African Nomadic Design, undertook the task of collecting a Rendille tent in Kenya in 2012 for presentation in a controlled museum environment. He will discuss the ways in which this journey sheds light on traditional and contemporary Africa as it relates to collecting and display, as well as the challenges of displaying architecture. Issues of temporality and the relationship of sedentary and nomadic communities will be a key part of the discussion, which will be moderated by Assistant Professor Risham Majeed, who curated the exhibition with her students. 

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Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a month full of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs! 

Tuesday, April 11
12:10-1:05pm
School of Business, Room 301

Don't fear commission based job opportunities!  Learn how to transform them into the career of your dreams.

Open to All! Students: RSVP on OrgSync under the School of Business tab to earn Career Connections Credit. Pizza lunch provided!

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Journalists who pursued life and death stories inside American prisons and scandalous efforts to suppress voting will be honored at 7pm, Wednesday, April 12 in Emerson Suites.

In a banner year for exceptional journalism from non-corporate outlets, the Izzy Award judges are honoring Ari Berman of The Nation for revealing voter suppression targeting people of color and youth, and Shane Bauer of Mother Jones (“My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard”) and Seth Freed Wessler of The Nation Institute’s Investigative Fund for exposing abuse and avoidable deaths inside U.S. for-profit prisons.

A special documentary honor is being conferred on filmmakers who created “America Divided,” a docu-series illuminating issues of U.S. structural inequality such as environmental racism and mass incarceration.

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Math Department Panel

Contributed by Matt Thomas on 04/05/2017 

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 On April 10 from 4-5:30 in Williams 320, the math department will host a panel on the topic of "Mathematics across IC." Come discuss how mathematics interacts with many other disciplines across campus!

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Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a month full of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs! 

Thursday, April 6
12:10-1:05pm
School of Business, Room 111

Open to All! Students: RSVP on OrgSync under the School of Business tab to earn Career Connections Credit at least 48 hours in advance.

You've been there: putting pressure on yourself and feeling the heat from your friends and family to land that big internship or first "real" job. You are told repeatedly that more than half of all jobs are filled through networking.

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Friday, April 14 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm 
Klingenstein Lounge

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Are you a student organization or local organization rooted in social activism?

Join other local organizations in celebration and promotion of your cause by coming to Ithaca College’s Who’s Rocking the Cradle night on Thursday, April 6 at 7PM, an exhibition of local social activist organizations. In addition, participating organizations get to experience our production of the 1937 musical, "The Cradle Will Rock" at a discounted rate

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All educational affairs faculty and staff are invited to hear from Elizabeth Bleicher, Director of the Exploratory Program and Christina Moylan, Coordinator of the HSHP Preprofessional Program about ways we can all work to assist our undecided students in working toward a major and career plan.

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Posted on behalf of Bill Kerry, Director and Chief, Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management

The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management and the Office of the General Counsel will host two campus community forums this week to introduce the goals and guidelines of the Ithaca College Body-Worn Camera Program. The program is one component of the Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives that were announced in the fall of 2015. The forums will include a short introduction of the body-worn cameras and allow members of the community to have a discussion and ask questions prior to implementation, which is targeted for mid-April.

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