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Contributed by Wade Pickren, PhD
Director, Sponsored Research/IACUC Chair

All faculty planning to conduct research or classroom activity involving live vertebrate animals for research and/or teaching must obtain prior approval from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee before undertaking that activity. This committee provides federally-mandated oversight of all activities that have a direct impact on the well-being of animals.

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Information Technology Services is pleased to announce the addition of a new charcoal answer sheet for exam optical scanning services. The new charcoal form will enable the instructors to have students use their Netpass Username ID on the answer sheets and allow ITS to provide a file compatible with the Sakai Gradebook.

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(UPDATED with a statement about sexual assault confidentiality)

Faculty members play an important role in the lives of students that extends beyond the teaching of course material. The staff of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recognizes faculty’s potential to influence student’s attitudes about mental health care. We know the stigma about accessing mental health services cause some students to suffer needlessly. Therefore, we invite you to partner with us to identify students at risk, reach out to them, or to report your concerns via the Students at Risk Initiative.

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Faculty members play an important role in the lives of students that extends beyond the teaching of course material. The staff of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recognizes faculty’s potential to influence student’s attitudes about mental health care. We know the stigma about accessing mental health services cause some students to suffer needlessly. Therefore, we invite you to partner with us to identify students at risk, reach out to them, or to report your concerns via the Students at Risk Initiative.

 

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Information Technology Services will be providing an online workshop on Sakai. The workshop will focus on creating a course site and provide an overview of the tools available in a Sakai course site.

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Date: Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Time: 7:00-9:00 PM

Location: Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center for Music, Ithaca College

Cost: FREE 

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The Office of Civic Engagement is soliciting faculty nominations to serve on the Faculty Steering Committee for OCE.

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Office of Civic Engagement invites you to its fall Faculty Show and Share Poster Session and Reception, November 17, 4-6 pm. McHenry Lounge

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The Office of Civic Engagement will support up to five faculty to participate in the Global Service-Learning Institute, November 5-7 at Stella Maris Retreat Center in Skaneateles, NY. If you currently use service-learning pedagogy in an international setting, or you are considering it, this institute offers a unique opportunity to develop effective strategies and vet them through a peer review process.

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The School of Humanities and Sciences is inviting tenured faculty from across campus to apply for the position of Director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE).

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