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Contributed by Maria Russell on 10/15/2014
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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Cultivating Resilience from the Grass Roots: Some lessons in sustainability from Nicaragua – ENVS Seminar next Monday, 20 October
Contributed by Carol Hansen on 10/14/2014
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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Contributed by Matt Morgan on 10/14/2014
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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Contributed by Craig Duncan on 10/14/2014
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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Contributed by Maria Russell on 10/13/2014
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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Contributed by Patricia Rodriguez on 10/12/2014
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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Contributed by Lew Durland on 10/10/2014
Food, Fun, & Facts about Living Sustainably on campus, off campus, in the office, and at home!
Sri Vedachalam from Cornell University’s Water Resources Institute, will speak at IC’s ENVS Seminar on Monday 10/13
Contributed by Carol Hansen on 10/09/2014
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or 274-3558
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Contributed by Leah Murphy on 10/08/2014
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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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 10/07/2014
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.
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Contributed by Claire Swensen on 10/07/2014
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
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Contributed by Luca Maurer on 10/07/2014
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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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 10/06/2014
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 give a talk on Caribbean 'trans-imperial' history on October 8 at 6pm
Contributed by Jonathan Ablard on 10/06/2014
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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Majors in the department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their summer research Tuesday October 7, 2014 at 12:10 in CNS 204
Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 10/06/2014
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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Contributed by Jennifer Jolly on 10/05/2014
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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Contributed by Paul Deamer on 10/03/2014
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.
Panel: Local Media and the Importance of Audience Engagement
Moderated by Bob Kur ’70
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Contributed by Eleanor Henderson on 10/03/2014
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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