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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

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


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


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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 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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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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Aaron Munzer and Kara Cusolito, IC graduates and co-owners of Plowbreak Farm in Trumansburg, will give a talk about how you can use your IC degree to run a CSA!  In addition, they will discuss the business/profit side of farming, how to make a career of farming of any kind, and how to start a farm if you're from a non-farming background. 

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“Encountering the International: reflections from conversations within and beyond the U.S."
A presentation by Paulo Chamon, visiting research scholar (in Politics) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).

Tuesday, April 7, 6-8pm, BUS 104.

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Barbara Ransby, scholar, author and longtime political activist, is Professor of History at the University of Illinois, Chicago and Director of the campus wide Social Justice Initiative. Barbara Ransby is the author of Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision.


Monday, April 6, 2015 @ 4:30 p.m.

"Are you a Biographer or a Historian?": Radical Life Narrative Changing 20th Century Historiography"

Phil Lewis Auditorium


Tuesday, April 7 @ 4:30 p.m.

"Can History Change the Future? The Struggle Over Public History and the Uses of Memory"

Phil Lewis Auditorium


Wednesday, April 8, Africana Center @ 4:30 p.m.

“Conversations: 'Black Lives Matter', Past and Present: Ella Baker's Legacy and the Implications for 21st Activism”

~Join Barbara for an open and informal campus and Ithaca community conversation



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

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Actor and philanthropist Geena Davis will serve as this year’s Park Distinguished Visitor. One of Hollywood’s most respected actors, Davis will speak on “Gender Equality in The Modern Media” on March 31 at 8 p.m. in Ford Hall, Whalen School of Music. The lecture is free and open to the public.

NOTE: Limited seating is available. The event will also be live streamed in Textor 102 and online at: Doors will open approximately 30 minutes before the event. Students enrolled in the Media for Social Responsibility course will be seated ahead of time, as this lecture is part of their course hours.

About Geena Davis:

Davis broke ground in her portrayal of the first female President of the United States in ABC’s hit show Commander in Chief, earning the 2006 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama. She currently plays Dr. Nicole Herman on Grey's Anatomy.

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 Please join us on Thursday, April 2nd at 4:15 p.m. in the Center for Natural Sciences room 333.    


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Ithaca College is hosting the 2015 Conference of MACLAS (Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies) on April 17-18 @ Campus Center. The theme is “Altered States: Cross-disciplinary explorations of tradition and the emergent in Latin America.” There will be many panels on various topics, and a link to the program is below (check out fellow students' and faculty research presentations!)

Students and public welcome to the panels.


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This talk is sponsored as part of the H & S Dissertation Diversity Fellowship Program and will be given by Ianna Hawkins Owen, a Ph.D. candidate at UC Berkeley in African Diaspora Studies with a designated concentration on Women, gender, and sexuality.  

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Christa Chatfield, SUNY Cortland
"Legionella pneumophila attachment and biofilm formation"

March 26
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

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Wed. Mar. 25th @ 12-12:50pm, Taughannock Falls Room, 3rd Floor Campus Center

Come engage in art as therapy, relaxation, and self-awareness.

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