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Marie Gottschalk, professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, will engage Adolph Reed, Jr., also a professor of political science at Penn, in a conversation moderated by Carlos Figueroa, assistant professor of politics at Ithaca College.

Gottschalk and Reed will discuss some of the moral, social, and political issues stemming from local, state, and federal policies related to mass incarceration; the origins, development, and consolidation of the U.S. carceral state; and what it means today following the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. A question-and-answer session will follow.

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Open to faculty and students!


Monday, September 21, 4pm in Hill Center 104.

As one of the top scholars in the field of kinesiology in China, Dr. CHEN’s major research interest includes exercise and health, sports medicine, youth physical fitness etc. As a key researcher, Dr. Chen has received numerous research and teaching award from the state, Shanghai municipal city and professional organizations.  He has published more than 80 papers in the field (20+ on SCI indexed journals). He also has five patents. He has many titles including the Vice President of Asian Council of Exercise and Sports Science (ACESS), Council of China Sport Science Society (CSSS) etc.  

Lisa Searle and Amanda Decker, from the Office of Admission, presented at the New York State Association for College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC) Student Leaders in Admissions Forum last week in Albany, NY.


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Students within the Chemistry department will present their summer research experiences on Tuesday, September 15th.



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"Vocal duetting and male mating strategy in
an Australian songbird"

September 17
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

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

Music & Memory

Contributed by Teri Reinemann on 09/10/2015 

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute is delighted to host Robin Lombardo, CTRS, CDP, and Kyra Schor, Community Outreach Coordinator, from Music & Memory, a non-profit organization that brings personalized music into the lives of people with dementia through digital music technology, vastly improving their quality of life. The film, Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory, highlights the remarkable work of this organization. For more information, visit 

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The Occupational Therapy Department presents special guest speaker for four free short workshops on challenges related to feeding and eating for kids with special needs. Monday, Sept. 14 in Emerson Suites A. Students, faculty, and community members are encouraged to attend. 

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"This is a dangerous person," wrote Norman Solomon recently after visiting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in exile at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London," in words and deeds -- dangerous to the overlapping agendas of large corporations and governments in service to each other, dangerous to those who constantly make a killing from war, vast inequities and plunder of the planet."

Solomon will discuss Assange, Chelsea Manning, Jeffrey Sterling, and other whistleblowers as well as show clips and discuss the subjects in War Made Easy, the film made from his book of the same name, on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, 7 PM in Center for Natural Sciences 115.

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“War and Whistleblowers: Challenging the Propaganda,” an intimate evening with Norman Solomon, author, media critic, and champion of whistleblowers, will be held Thursday, Sept. 10, 7 PM in the Center for Natural Sciences.

Pizza, salads, and drinks will be provided, and the talk will include an audience Q&A.

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Calling all first-year and transfer students! Don’t miss out on attending our annual First-Year Diversity Speaker event, featuring Dr. Maura Cullen on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 7:00 PM in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall! 

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Please join us as Majors in the department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their summer research: 

Matthew Bellardini '17: A Spectroscopic View of the Orion Bar

Joseph Quinn ‘17: Images and the Orion Bar 

Madison Mangano ‘16: The Summer of Sonification: Increasing Accessibility of Stellar Spectra by Turning Them into Sounds. 

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Taryn Bauerle, Cornell University   

"Plant water relations, from the cell to the forest"

September 10  
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

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Using primary-source documents in IC's Karel Husa Archive & Gallery, Stephen Gomez-Peck will share his work and findings on Karel Husa’s Landscapes—from Husa’s innovative compositional techniques to experiencing independent research for the first time, to getting to know Karel Husa as a human being.

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The gender pay gap. Double standards."Superwoman Syndrome." These are just a few of the challenges that many women continue to face in the workplace. During this session, Caryanne will explore specific strategies to tackle these and other issues, as well as ways to create success for yourself in work and in life.

Join us for this free webinar co-hosted by IC's Offices of Alumni Relations and Career Development and presented by Caryanne Keenan, Assistant Director for Career Development, Ithaca College.  

Women and Work: Taking Charge of Your Career Success
TODAY Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:00 noon  

Enter the meeting room a few minutes before the start time. No login required.  Students, staff, faculty and community members are welcome.

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute is hosting a Watch Party for the 2015 White House Conference on Aging on Monday, July 13 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM in Friends Hall, Room 103. 

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Several library staff members recently presented at regional, national, and international library conferences.

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Bri Alderman and Lisa Searle, from the Office of Admission, and two Secondary School Advisory Board Members presented at the New York State Association for College Admission Counseling Annual Conference at Utica College earlier this month.




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Project Look Sharp is excited to announce that Cyndy Sheibe, Sox Sperry, and Chris Sperry will be presenting at the 2015 National Association of Media Literacy Educators Conference, “Celebrating Connectivity Across Cultures”. The conference will be held on June 26-27th at the Westin Hotel in Philadelphia.

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 The 40th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (General Chair: Prof. Akiko Fillinger & Program Chair: Prof. Anna Larsen, both of Chemistry) hosted by the ACS Cornell Local Section is happening now!!!  

Visit: for listings of Social Events, Workshops, Undergraduate Programs, guest speakers and more. 

The lecture explored how progressive Quaker political interventions into US Puerto Rico affairs -- between the Foraker Act (1900) and the Jones Act (1917) – structured broader insular policy debates over the extension of collective citizenship, and self-government practices in overseas dependent territories.

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