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The fragmentation and destruction of habitat is a primary cause of decline in wildlife populations. When development or irresponsible resource extraction occurs, critical habitat is often unwittingly harmed, simply because no one realizes that the area affected is an important denning, feeding, wintering or travel area for one or more species. The isolation of wildlife populations within fragmented habitats severely compromises the long-term well-being of many species as healthy ecosystem functions, services and resiliency declines over time. Climate change is accelerating fragmentation and habitat disruption.   

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Join us on Monday, February 9, for an engaging discussion with agricultural and engineering expert Dr. Ed Harwood.  

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Chemistry invites Alumnus Neal Abrams '00, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.  Neal will be presenting on Tuesday, February 3rd at 4:00 p.m. in CNS 333.  Neals topic will focus on;  Photocatalytic compounds from cellulose biotemplates.

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The fragmentation and destruction of habitat is a primary cause of decline in wildlife populations. When development or irresponsible resource extraction occurs, critical habitat is often unwittingly harmed, simply because no one realizes that the area affected is an important denning, feeding, wintering or travel area for one or more species. The isolation of wildlife populations within fragmented habitats severely compromises the long-term well-being of many species as healthy ecosystem functions, services and resiliency declines over time. Climate change is accelerating fragmentation and habitat disruption.  

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Please join us for the Physics Spring Seminar Series as Matthew Price, Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy, gives a talk on The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics:

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2014 to:

Isamu Akasaki, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan and Nagoya University, Japan
Hiroshi Amano, Nagoya University, Japan
and Shuji Nakamura, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
“for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources"

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen LGBT themed film series will host a showing of the documentary "The Paper Mirror” on Tuesday, Tuesday, January 27. Free and open to the public, the screening will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 103.

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The Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education presents its 2015 speaker series entitled "Teaching, Learning, and Diversity in the 21st Century." Throughout February and March, experts from health and education will come to Ithaca College to offer their opinions on pressing topics in their field.

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Ali Erkan and Joe Rodriguez presented a poster titled "DESIGN OF LINK: A TOOL FOR STUDENTS TO EXPRESS CONCEPTUAL CONNECTIONS" at the ISSOTL 2014 conference. This work is based on the creation of a new web application to visualize the formation of conceptual connections made by students in introductory courses.

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Four School of Music faculty members—including Professor and Music Education Chair Keith Kaiser, and Professors Radio Cremata, James Mick, and Chad West—venture to Florida next week to present a series of eight lectures at the Florida Music Education Association’s annual conference. 

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Biology Seminar Dec. 17

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 12/14/2014 

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Jochen Schenk
University of California - Riverside

Nanobubbles: a new paradigm for embolism formation in plants

December 17 
3:00 p.m.
CNS 115

All are cordially invited to attend.

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All and anyone interested in social studies/history teaching is invited to attend

Thursday, December 11th at 5:30 in Williams 211


Many thanks to –


Angela Affronti, Rachel Corocoran, Paul Highland, Brad Benjamin, for being our Alum teacher presenters from the ICSD.

 

Please RSVP to Zenon Wasyliw at wasyliw@ithaca.edu 

Día Internacional de los Derechos Humanos
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
7-8:30pm Textor 102
Ithaca College

December 10th marks the date that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. This Wednesday, Dec. 10th, we will honor this historic date by unveiling stories that bear witness to U.S. - Latin American relations and the experiences of activism and resistance. 

7-7:45pm Teatro y Fronteras. IC Teatro will will share original works they've written inspired by the Teatro Campesino movement.

7:50-8:30pm Ayotzinapa's 43 missing student activists.

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In today’s world, data is highly accessible and immediate. While we hail knowledge – what do we know about the history of our own family and why is it that vital to our existence - identity?    

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December 10 & 11
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are welcome to attend and learn about the research that they have conducted this semester. 

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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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On Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m., Maya Schenwar will give a talk based on her new book, “Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better.”

The talk, followed by a Q&A and book signing, will be held in School of Business Room 111 (the Carl Sgrecci Lecture Hall).

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The School of Music has a grand showing at the New York State School Music Association's (NYSSMA) 79th Annual Winter Conference in Rochester, NY. Held from Thursday, Dec. 4 through Sunday, Dec. 7, the conference attracts an average of 1,800 in-service teachers and college music majors, 890 All-State high school students, and 3000 parents as well as a host of performing groups. 

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Natasza Kurpios, Cornell University  

"Keeping your organs in shape: Transcriptional and cellular control of tissue morphogenesis"

December 4 
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost
Please join me on Thursday, December 4 for the final Faculty Colloquium for the fall semester.

Dr. Zillah Eisenstein, Professor in the Department of Politics will be presenting "A Sharing:  Against Disciplining/For Imagining."

Dr. Eisenstein has been a professor of Politics at Ithaca College in New York for the past 35 years and is now “Distinguished Scholar in Residence there. She now writes regularly for Al Jazeera. Throughout her career her books have tracked the rise of neoliberalism both within the U.S. and across the globe. She has documented the demise of liberal democracy and scrutinized the growth of imperial and militarist globalization. 

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Scott Erickson, Professor of Marketing in the Business School, recently presented at two conferences in Canada.

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April 30-May 1
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are welcome to attend and learn about the research that they have conducted this year. 

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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.

View other IC Events here.