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IC alumnus Aaron Inver (’06) will be joining us Monday Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. to discuss his experiences after graduating Ithaca, life as a broadcast producer and the “dos and don’ts” of a strong news package.   

Aaron currently works as a Producer at WTXF-TV; the Fox owned and operated station in Philadelphia. In September, Aaron launched a new show called “#Fox29Weekend,” a completely interactive local newscast, which was trending nationally on Twitter the morning of its debut.  

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 Ithaca College Gerontology Institute with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center presents "Hearing Loss in Older Adults" on Thursday, November 6, from 2:00-4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road. This workshop is free for IC students, faculty, and staff, but registration is required. Visit ithaca.edu/agingworkshops to register and for more information.

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Do you desire to chart your own course in life, to be “autonomous,” to be"self-actualizing"?  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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Kevin Militello, SUNY Geneseo 
"New targets and functions for cytosine DNA methylation in lower organisms"

Thursday, October 30     
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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Marcos Pires, Ph.D. '03 will be Chemistry Departments seminar guest speaker Tuesday, November 4th at 4:15 p.m. in CNS 333.  The title of the presentation is:  “Unnatural D-Amino Acids as Novel Antibiotic Agents and Diagnostic Tools”

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A screening of the Swedish film adaptation of Stieg Larsson's bestselling novel THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE will take place Friday, September 24, 4 PM, Hill 104.

In conjunction with the class, The Politics of THE GIRL WITH DRAGON TATTOO, the event is free and open to the public.  Again revel in the exploits of Lisbeth Salander, accused of a horrific double-murder, as she confronts sex traffickers, a motorcycle gang, a blond giant, and corrupt officials in the Swedish government.

Snacks provided.

 

 

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 The Jewish Studies Program at Ithaca College Hosts IC’s Annual Holocaust Lecture:

 Professor Hilary Earl of Nipissing University will present a lecture entitled

 "The Biggest Murder Trial in History: The Nuremberg Einsatzgruppen Trial and the Banality of Evil"

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:30 PM.

Textor 101

Ithaca College

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Shewanee Howard-Baptiste Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will be giving two talks at Ithaca College this month:

  • Critiques, Conclusions, and Consequences: Addressing Obesity from a Clinical Perspective 
    Oct. 20 | 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Clark Lounge
  • Faces, Places and Spaces: Critical Self-Reflection for the “Expert” 
    Oct. 21 | 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Clark Lounge

Dr. Howard-Baptiste is a former faculty member in Health Promotion and Physical Education at Ithaca College (IC). Her visit is sponsored by the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education and the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

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  Rodney Parsons
University of Vermont   "Multiple mechanisms contribute to the pacap-induced modulation of neuronal excitability"

Thursday, October 23
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

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 Dr. Farha Ternikar (Sociology, LeMoyne College) will talk about the fascinating social, global and cultural contexts of brunch, that mid-day meal associated with weekends, leisure, and Bloody Mary drinks.

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Dr. Valerie Ross '84 will be our guest speaker on Tuesday, October 21st, at 4:15 p.m. in CNS 333.  Val's presentation is titled:  "Medical School...and Beyond,  How I got into Johns Hopkins, what I did there, and what came after..." 

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Susan Kinne worked stateside for many years in the electronics and the semiconductor industry. In 1989 she moved to Nicaragua to join the National Engineering University, where she became a promoter of human empowerment through the sustainable use of resources, particularly renewable energies.  With her students she co-founded Grupo Fénix, which led to forming the Alternative Energy Sources Program at the UNI, the business Suni Solar and Las Mujeres Solares de Totogalpa (the Solar Women of Totogalpa). 

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Shewanee Howard-Baptiste Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will be giving two talks at Ithaca College this month:

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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, jablard@ithaca.edu 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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