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The Studio at Ithaca College presents No Fare, the first film produced by students in Park's newest co-curricular organization, on Saturday, October 11 at 7:45 p.m.

After the screening is the "Pitch it to Produce it" event, a time for students to pitch ideas for The Studio's next project.  Alumni Kyle Kelley (Cinema & Photography, 2010) and Alyssa Alsheimer (Integrated Marketing Communications, 2008) will meet students and give feedback.  Everyone is welcome.  

The Studio is a creative space and business incubator for students who want to collaborate on ideas for films and transmedia projects. 

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Digital media expert Lisa Nakamura will discuss how microblogging sites like Tumblr.com have become rallying points for feminist woman of color — and how the ideals and theories found in early woman of color feminist texts have found a new life online — in a free public talk at Ithaca College.

What: Racism School: Woman of Color Feminism and the Internet
When: 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9, in
Where: Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall

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Mara Keisling, Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality will speak at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday October 9 in the VIP Room of the  A&E Center.

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Death by Doorknob! Students in the Roy H. Park School of Communications took on the challenge of producing a film in which a character dies from a doorknob. This year’s Golden Doorknob Film Screening and Awards Ceremony will take place on Friday, October 10 at 7 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium.

Students will compete for $2000 in prizes and possession of the infamous Golden Doorknob Award.

This year's event will be hosted by Joe Pera '10, a New York City stand-up comedian.

Why a doorknob?

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Ernesto Bassi, Cornell University, will present "“Captains, Sailors, and the Creation of a Trans-imperial Greater Caribbean during the Age of Revolution" in Textor 101 on October 8 at 6pm. The talk is sponsored by Latin American Studies as part of their Fall "Greater Caribbean Lecture and Events Series."

In this talk Ernesto will share with us portions of his book-in-progress Creating Spaces, Envisioning Futures: Region-Making and Geopolitical Imagination in the Transimperial Greater Caribbean during the Age of Revolutions, which examines the role of sailors in the creation of a geographic space he calls the transimperial Greater Caribbean and the way in which other, les mobile, subjects used this geographical framework to interpret the present they inhabited and to envision paths toward the future. 

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Please join us for the Fall 2014 Seminar Series as Majors in the department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their summer research Tuesday October 7, 2014 at 12:10 in CNS 204

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The Latin American Studies program invites you to a public lecture by Dr. Ernesto Bassi of Cornell University entitled "Captains, Sailors, and the Creation of a Trans-imperial Greater Caribbean during the Age of Revolutions."  Wednesday, October 8 at 6 pm in Textor 101.

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Join us on Tuesday, October 7, for an engaging discussion with clean tech leader Dan Miller.  His presentation, “How to Fix Climate Change for Free,” will take place in Textor 102 from 6-7:30 p.m.  

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The Roy H. Park School of Communications will participate in National News Engagement Day on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.

National News Engagement Day is an initiative of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and is designed to encourage people of all ages to explore news and raise awareness about the importance of being informed.

Events Include:

Panel: Local Media and the Importance of Audience Engagement
12:10 p.m.
Park Auditorium

Moderated by Bob Kur ’70
Former NBC News National Correspondent, MSNBC Host, and anchor at WTOP all news radio in Washington, D.C.

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present best-selling biographer D.T. Max as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series.

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The Ithaca College Medieval-Renaissance Colloquium announces a presentation by Michael Twomey (English) and Scott Stull (Anthropology) titled "Chaucer's Houses in the Tales of the Miller and the Reeve: The Architecture of Satire" on Tuesday, October 7, from 5:00 to 6:30 in the Cayuga Lake Room of the Campus Center.

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Dr. Alex Moore is a Senior Research Associate in Cornell University’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and is director of Cornell’s Field Program in Earth and Environmental Systems in the Hawaiian Islands. She has taught geology and environmental sciences for many years in the US and overseas, and for over 15 years has conducted field work with undergraduate students in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen LGBT themed film series will show the documentary “Jihad for Love” on Tuesday, Oct. 7. The 7 p.m. screening in Textor 101 is free and open to the public.

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 TODAY! 12-12:50pm Taughannock Falls Room, 3rd Floor of the Campus Center

Jeff Collins, LCSW of Hospicare & Palliative Care Services will give a talk about what it means to experience HOPE when confronted with the pains of death, suicide, and grief.

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Over the past 30 years, Dr. Jorge Orejuela has been an educator and conservationist in Colombia. He is currently the director of the Cali Botanical Garden and a professor in the environmental sciences department at the Universidad Autónoma de Occidente, but his work extends throughout the neo-tropics. Trained as an ornithologist, his research includes species as varied as orchids, spectacled bears, and bats.

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Over the past 30 years, Dr. Jorge Orejuela has been an educator and conservationist in Colombia. He is currently the director of the Cali Botanical Garden and a professor in the environmental sciences department at the Universidad Autónoma de Occidente, but his work extends throughout the neo-tropics. Trained as an ornithologist, his research includes species as varied as orchids, spectacled bears, and bats.

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Ithaca College Gerontology Institute with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center presents Falls Prevention: Effective Assessment, Triage, and Intervention Program Design on Wednesday, October 22, 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. CEUs available (cost $20). Visit ithaca.edu/agingworkshops to register and for more information.  

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Over the past 30 years, Dr. Jorge Orejuela has been an educator and conservationist in Colombia. He is currently the director of the Cali Botanical Garden and a professor in the environmental sciences department at the Universidad Autónoma de Occidente, but his work extends throughout the neo-tropics. Trained as an ornithologist, his research includes species as varied as orchids, spectacled bears, and bats.

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Mark Lomolino, SUNY ESF

Thursday, October 2
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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In 1971 a small group of citizens, horrified at the seemingly endless war in Vietnam and government harassment of peaceful organizers and civil rights and antiwar activists, mustered their courage and creativity and did something completely crazy: They burglarized an FBI office in the Philadelphia suburb of Media, Pennsylvania.

On the night of one of the biggest sporting events of the decade, they broke in and hauled off every document in the place. They spent the next weeks combing through the papers, copying the most damning and mailing them off to various journalists. They believed that once Congress members and the public knew, they'd do something to change FBI operations.

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