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Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 03/24/2014
Please join us for a talk with Matthew Sprague ‘05, NIST (Gaithersburg MD), entitled:
Quantum Chemistry and Thermochemistry of Atmospherically Important Reactions
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Contributed by Maria Russell on 03/20/2014
Four Ithaca College Chemistry majors presented results from their independent research projects at the National American Chemical Society meeting in Dallas, TX this March. With more than 161,000 members, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information. Congratulations to: Martin Cerny (`14), Kyle Clifford (`14), Brendan Duran ('14) and Zack Jones (`15) on their excellent work!
Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 03/19/2014
On Wednesday March 26, Project Look Sharp presenter Sox Sperry will return to the Kendal at Ithaca community to present on sustainability and water issues after a successful showing last year.
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School of Business Welcomes NYC Real Estate Executive and Philanthropist, Kenneth Fisher, for Special Lecture
Contributed by Paul Deamer on 03/19/2014
Please join us on Wednesday, March 26, at 7 p.m. in BUS 111, for a special lecture with Kenneth Fisher (School of Humanities & Sciences alumnus) entitled: “Our Nation’s Wounded: Leadership Challenges in a Time of Austerity,” funded by the Jahn Family Civic Leadership Fund.
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An expert in wellness coaching, Margaret Moore offers ways to be more productive and information on self-help in her fascinating presentation "Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life: Using the Coaching Process."
The presentation takes place March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Textor 102. This event is free and open to the Ithaca community.
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Sam Brunk, Professor of History, University of Texas at El Paso, will present the Department of History’s Annual Marjorie Fortunoff Mayrock Lecture, Monday, March 24.
Contributed by Vivian Bruce Conger on 03/18/2014
Sam Brunk, a renowned Zapata scholar and author of The Posthumous Career of Emiliano Zapata: Myth, Memory, and Mexico’s Twentieth Century and Emiliano Zapata: Revolution and Betrayal in Mexico, will present Remembering Emiliano Zapata: A Brief Visual Tour of Mexico’s “Revolutionary” Century, on Monday, March 24 at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103.
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Contributed by Dan Breen on 03/18/2014
The upcoming meeting of the Ithaca College Medieval and Renaissance Studies Faculty Colloquium will feature a presentation by Michael Twomey, IC's Dana Professor of the Humanities, entitled "Exemplary Environments: Representing Nature in Medieval Encyclopedias." All are welcome to attend.
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Contributed by Eleanor Henderson on 03/17/2014
Jim Rutman, an agent with Sterling Lord Literistic since 1998, will visit Ithaca College on Wednesday, March 19 at 2:30 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery to talk with students about the publishing world.
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Ithaca College Gerontology Institute with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center presents the Financial Elder Abuse workshop on Wednesday, March 19, 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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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 03/16/2014
Ticket information is now available for Seth Meyers’ performance on April 12 at Ithaca College. Ithaca College students will be able to purchase presale tickets beginning Wednesday, March 19 at 10 a.m. EST. Any remaining seats will be open to the general public on Friday, March 21 at 10 a.m. EST.
Please note: You will need to create an account to purchase tickets. Create your account ahead of time for a faster and easier ticket purchase experience.
Ithaca College Students: To receive the IC student discount on non-premium seats, you MUST enter your student ID when you create your account. Enter your ID number in the "IC ID#/Promo Code" section. Ithaca College students can purchase up to 6 tickets. Non-premium seats are $15 each and premium seats are $40 each.
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 03/12/2014
Dr. D. Brandon Williams
“Obesity: Causes & Cures”
Dr. Williams will also present:
12:10-1 pm, CNS 115
Anyone interested in the health profession should attend.
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 03/12/2014
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 8 to 18 year olds in the US spend nearly 8 hours a day engaged with media. Because of this reality, it is important that our classrooms address contemporary forms of communication if they are to be relevant and engaging platforms for teaching 21st century literacy. On Saturday March 14, Director of Curriculum and Staff Development for Project Look Sharp Chris Sperry will present two workshops on Media Literacy in the 21st Century, with one focusing on ELA and Social Studies, and the other on STEM.
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Contributed by Marella Feltrin-Morris on 03/04/2014
Dacia Maraini, a world-renowned novelist, journalist, playwright and activist, will give a lecture entitled "Saints and Rebels: Portraits of Women in History" at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Handwerker Gallery. Maraini will talk about the representation of women in her plays and novels.
The lecture will be followed, at 6:00 p.m., also at the Handwerker Gallery, by the dramatic reading of Dacia Maraini's play, Charlotte Corday, translated by Marella Feltrin-Morris and adapted by Emily Jackson.
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Contributed by Maria DiFrancesco on 03/02/2014
Women's Studies together with the Center for Faculty Excellence, Department of Psychology, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and Department of Politics cordially invite the entire campus community to a talk tentatively entitled "Googling Baby (On Global Assisted Reproduction Services" given by Debra Castillo, Cornell University Professor of Comparative Literature. The event, which is also in celebration of Women's History Month, will take place on March 4th at 7 in Textor 101. Join us for a lively discussion on a timely subject.
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Contributed by Claire Swensen on 02/28/2014
“Crisis, Opportunity and Antiracism” will be the topic of a talk at Ithaca College on Thursday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall. The presentation by Phuong Nguyen is part of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) Discussion Series, and it is free and open to the public.
Nguyen is an assistant professor in the CSCRE and serves as coordinator of the minor in Asian American Studies. In his talk, he will present historical examples of how different ethnic and racial groups were able to climb the social ladder at the expense of another group, then discuss how communities today can rethink social justice and antiracism.
For more information on the CSCRE and the Discussion Series, visit ithaca.edu/cscre or theithacan.org/news/cscre-previews-spring-discussion-series-on-racial-language/
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Adrianus Van Der Velden, SUNY Stony Brook
Part of the Department's Seminar Series.
Everyone is welcome to attend!
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at email@example.com or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
Lev Raphael, son of Holocaust survivors, to speak on March 4 on "The Burden of Inherited History," about returning to Germany, the country that had persecuted his parents.
Contributed by Rebecca Lesses on 02/28/2014
At noon in the Handwerker Gallery he will read from his book, My Germany: A Jewish Writer Returns to the World His Parents Escaped.
At 7:30 pm in Klingenstein Lounge he will speak on “The Burden of Inherited History: A Jewish Writer Returns to the World His Parents Escaped”
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 02/27/2014
Dan Heffner '78 will host an open student session on Friday, February 28 at 4 p.m. in Park Auditorium. He will talk about his time at IC, his career path, show clips from his recent projects and answer audience questions.
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