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CNS 112 Refreshments served 
3:40 p.m. CNS 1st floor lobby.  

ALL ARE WELCOME!

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Thursday, April 23, 2015
2:00-4:30 p.m.

Location: Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road (Route 96B) Ithaca, NY.

Cost: Free for IC students, staff and faculty, although registration is required.

To register, go to http://www.ithaca.edu/agingworkshops/facultystaffstudents/ or contact Teri Reinemann at 274-1607 or treinemann@ithaca.edu

 

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The Ithaca College Latin American Studies program is hosting a two-day Latin American Studies conference, Friday, April 17th - Saturday, April 18th in the IC Campus Center.  MACLAS--the Mid-Atlantic Council on Latin American Studies--will bring 120 Latin Americanists to campus to celebrate this year's conference theme: “Altered States: Cross-disciplinary explorations of tradition and the emergent in Latin America.”

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The New Voices Festival brings writers at the beginning stages of burgeoning literary careers to share prose, poetry, and plays with the students and faculty at Ithaca College, and the large and diverse literary community in the city of Ithaca.

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Erin Gardosh (Philosophy/Religion major), David Johnson (Philosophy/Religion major, International Politics minor), Gabriel Lefferts (Anthropology major, Religious Studies minor), and Jennifer Pike (Writing major, Honors minor) all presented papers at an undergraduate conference on Religion and Culture at Syracuse University on March 28, 2015.

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Interested in hearing the first hand story of a Jewish man in the Holocaust? We are the last generation that will be able to do so, so this is something to tell your children about! Come on Wednesday April 15th at 6:30-7:30 in the Business School Room 111, to hear a remarkable survivor story.

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Please join us as Majors in the Department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their research for the 2015 Spring Seminar Series

Amy Parker: Contact Binary Stars 

Matthew Bellardini: A Summer of SOFIA

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Mark Kastel, Senior Farm Policy Analyst
at The Cornucopia Institute, a farm policy research group based in Wisconsin, will present a talk entitled:  Connecting the Dots: Climate Change, Human Health and the Economy — We Can’t Afford Not to Eat Organic Food.  The speech will be held in the Park School Auditorium on the Ithaca College campus on April 14, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Kastel is a nationally recognized expert on food and farm policy. The Cornucopia Institute acts as an organic industry watchdog.

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Seniors in the Environmental Studies and Sciences Department participate in a final-semester seminar where they explore their trajectories at Ithaca College and reflect on what in the world comes next. A brief presentation at a catered ENVS Senior Expo event gives each of them a chance to discuss a seminal research project, describe a life-altering experience from their time at IC, or reflect on an environmental issue that is of particular interest.

 

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Dr. Heather Sheridan-Thomas will present "Helping Teacher Candidates Understand the Expectations of the Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST)" Monday, April 13th, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in Textor 101. The presentation is intended for any faculty members associated with the preparation of teachers (e.g., professional education faculty and faculty in the arts/sciences) as well as interested teacher candidates from any program area. The ALST is one of several new teacher certification examination for the State of New York. 

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The Department of Chemistry Presents:

The Jean Dreyfus Bossevain Lecturer

Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy at Harvard University, Daniel G. Nocera is widely recognized as a world leader in renewable energy research. His "artificial leaf," a system designed to mimic photosynthesis in plants, was named Time Magazine's Innovation of the Year for 2011.

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The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, & Ethnicity (CSCRE) hosts:

Alexander Aviña
- "Specters of Revolution, Past and Present: Popular Protest and State Violence in Mexico"

  • Thursday, April 16
  • 7-9PM
  • Hill 104

Alexander Aviña is an Associate Professor of History at Florida State University.  He received his B.A. in History at Saint Mary's College of California and his PhD in Latin American History at the University of Southern California. He recently published his first monograph, Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside, with Oxford University Press. His next major research project explores the links between counterinsurgency, state terror, and the formation of a transnational narcotics economy in 1960s and 70s rural Mexico.

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Please join Ithaca Waldorf School (IWS), Ithaca College Recreation & Leisure Studies, Alliance for Childhood, and Ithaca Children's Garden's Hands-on Anarchy Zone for two important events:

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Please join us at the Handwerker Gallery for a talk by John Scott, professor Emeritus,  Florida State University, "Collecting Pre-Columbian Art in the time of the Easbys."  The talk accompanies the exhibit, "As They Saw It: The Easby Collection of Pre-Columbian Art," which highlights the art collection assembled by pre-Columbian art scholars Dudley and Elizabeth Easby in the mid-20th century. 

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18th Annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival

Monday
April 6
5-6:15 p.m.
Park Auditorium

FREE

Moderated discussion and dialogue on working between Canada and the United Statesand crossing genre boundaries in filmmaking, with visiting distinguished filmmaker Vincent Grenier and John Scott, asssociate professor of Television/Radio

FLEFF: A DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENT

www.ithaca.edu/fleff

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 "A Body in Ill Repair: Urban Housing, Public Engagement, and Temple Contemporary's Funeral for a Home" with Patrick Grossi. Monday, April 6, 7pm, Textor 103. Patrick will be the opening speaker for the 2015 edition of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. This year's theme is "Habitats."

Patrick's presentation is sponsored by FLEFF and the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education.

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Jane Hubbard, NYU Medical Center
"The C. elegans Germ Line as a Model for Stem Cell Biology"

April  9
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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.

Mark Kastel, Senior Farm Policy Analyst
at The Cornucopia Institute, a farm policy research group based in Wisconsin, will present a talk entitled:  Connecting the Dots: Climate Change, Human Health and the Economy — We Can’t Afford Not to Eat Organic Food.  The speech will be held in the Park School Auditorium on the Ithaca College campus on April 14, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Kastel is a nationally recognized expert on food and farm policy. The Cornucopia Institute acts as an organic industry watchdog.

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Working outside the United States can be simple or more complicated than you imagined, depending on what you want to do or where in the world you want to go. This workshop will help you figure out how to job search and network internationally, relocate and adjust to new cultural norms, and offer best practices for launching an international career.

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present award-winning fiction writer Julia Glass in the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. She will read from her new novel And The Dark Sacred Night at 7:30pm on Tuesday, April 7 in Clark Lounge in Campus Center.

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