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 Opportunities for ALL students to take online courses in HEALTH

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On Tuesday, April 29 at 4pm in Clark Lounge, please join the Office of the Dean within the School of Humanities and Sciences, and the Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship Committee for a celebration of the program's three pre-doctoral fellows.
 

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 All are welcome to hear what students have been working on for their honors research.

Thursday, April 24    
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112
Reception at 3:45 p.m., CNS 1st floor foyer.

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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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The Sixth Annual Art History Senior Symposium will take place on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.

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 Yes, matriarchal cultures do exist. Learn more on Wednesday

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The Discussion Series sponsored by the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) will present a talk by geographer and prison abolition activist Ruth Wilson Gilmore on Thursday, April 24. She will discuss “Organized Abandonment and the Infrastructure of Feeling” at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall. Her talk is free and open to the public.

Gilmore is a professor of geography and director of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is known as an activist, whose wide-ranging research interests include race and gender, labor and social movements, economic geography, and the African diaspora.

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Are you interested in learning what it's like at an advertising agency with a global presence?  If so, you're invited to a career information session with FCB, an agency with 150 offices in 90 countries!

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IF YOU THINK WASTE IS SOMEONE ELSE’S PROBLEM, THINK AGAIN!

Vast landscapes in China are covered in tons of rubbish. The wide waters of the Ciliwung River in Indonesia are now barely visible under a never-ending tide of plastic. Children swim among leaking bags; mothers wash in the sewage-filled supply. Each year, we now throw away fifty-eight billion disposable cups, billions of plastic bags, 200 billion litres of water bottles, billions of tons of household waste, toxic waste and e-waste.

Academy Award winning actor Jeremy Irons is no stranger to taking centre stage. But his role as our guide in TRASHED highlighting solutions to the pressing environmental problems facing us all, could well be his most important yet. Having faced the worst through much of TRASHED, Jeremy Irons turns to hope. He goes in search of solutions.

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Visiting Speaker Presentation: Fast Food Kids: Youth and the Changing American Food Landscape Dr. Amy Best, Professor of Sociology, George Mason University, Thursday April 24, 5:15-6:15 Business 104.  A reception will follow.

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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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