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Want to learn more about terrorism?  In this course we’ll explore terrorism, asking what exactly is it?  Why do people use violence?  Are terrorists madmen, religious fanatics, or are they rational?  Why would someone become a suicide terrorist?  How is terrorism related to insurgencies?  

This course explores these questions both theoretically and through specific case studies, drawing on a range of disciplines, from political science and international relations to anthropology, sociology, law, economics, philosophy, psychology, and history.

There are still seats available in the Honors Seminar HNRS 20033, Terrorism and Insurgencies.  CRN 43265. Sign up today!

Juniors and Seniors at IC who will be 21 or older by March 10, 2017, are encouraged to participate in Alternative Spring Break trip this spring! ASB is a chance to travel AND make a different on a budget!

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs three summer service opportunities from May 13 to May 20, 2017!  This is a great way to kick off your summer break!

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Eye-opening ICC course on language, society, and culture. Core Explorations of Language (LNGS 24300) meets MWF @ 1 pm.

This ICC theme-linked course counts for either Inquiry, Imagination, Innovation or World of Systems. All appropriate override requests will be considered.

Come learn about the exciting interaction among language, society, and culture! 

Email jpfrehm@ithaca.edu for any questions.  

 In WRTG 21700 Inquiry, Research, & Writing Across the Disciplines (T/Th 4-5:15), we’ll analyze how new ideas circulate as we practice strategies for productive inquiry and effective writing.This Writing Intensive course fulfills the Humanities perspective within the Inquiry, Imagination, Innovation theme. 

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The Residence Hall Snow Plowing Plan has been established to increase campus safety, increase the thoroughness of plowing efforts and reduce the time it takes to plow in parking lots generally used by residence hall students.

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Men's and women's spring crew have begun winter training.  Beginners are welcome - no experience is necessary.

 If you are athletic and looking for a team to train and compete with, rowing may be the sport for you.  You are encouraged to contact a coach by January 27.  

Interested women can text or call Coach Beth at 847-971-6438.  Practices begin Monday, January 23.

Men's crew prospects can e-mail iccrew@ithaca.edu for more information.  The first practice for novice men will be Monday, January 23, 4:30pm in the A & E Center.

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs, also known as OSEMA, is offering three Summer Service trips May 13 to May 20, 2017!  

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Looking for an awesome place to live next year?  Want to register for housing early?  Consider joining a Residential Learning Community!

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The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is offering the course LNGS 19407 Madness and Power in Latin America as part of the ICC Identities and Power and Justice themes. This course focused on Latin American Literature and Film in translation and will look at cultural productions from Argentina, Perú, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Uruguay, among other countries.  

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Judaism (JWST/RLST 20300) is now designated as a Mind, Body, Spirit course (Humanities). 

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Each year, two students with majors in the Roy H. Park School of Communications or politics are selected as recipients of the Reginald Simmons '75 Memorial Award. The award allows students to participate in Operation Crossroads Africa (OCA), America's premier cross-cultural exchange program designed to promote understanding of Africa and its culture.

The 2017 Africa Program runs June 15-August 10 and has three components: three orientation days before departure, six work weeks on a development project in the host country, and one travel week in the host country.

Deadline for applications is February 3, 2017.

For application info, http://www.ithaca.edu/rhp/crossroads/

Please note: Graduating seniors are not eligible.

This course examines what culture is and explores the roles that culture plays in the lives of individuals and social groups.  It looks at what people do; how they explain what they do; and the things they produce as they go about their daily lives.  The course explores how culture shapes and is shaped by the physical environment and how it is used to adapt to that environment.

Please e-mail Michael Taylor at mstaylor@ithaca.edu for more information.

  

 

The Residence Hall Snow Plowing Plan has been established to increase campus safety, increase the thoroughness of plowing efforts and reduce the time it takes to plow in parking lots generally used by residence hall students.

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New Online Course for Winter Session 2017

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The Art History Department has space in the following newly designated ICC courses:

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In this ONLINE, Winter Session course students will learn a process for developing and delivering strategic advertising. We’ll cover methods for doing research, interpreting data, generating ideas, developing strategy, writing briefs, designing images, and writing copy. 

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs would like to invite all juniors and seniors to apply for the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership (PRWAACL) for the 2016-2017 school year.

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The $15.00 spring semester complimentary print allowance has been added to all accounts. Log in to myHome and click the WebPrint icon, or visit webprint.ithaca.edu to check your printing balance, upload jobs to WebPrint, and view pending jobs.

To learn more about WebPrint, please visit www.ithaca.edu/printing/webprint. To learn more about printing from a personal laptop or mobile device, please visit www.ithaca.edu/printing/mobile.

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The Residence Hall Snow Plowing Plan has been established to increase campus safety, increase the thoroughness of plowing efforts and reduce the time it takes to plow in parking lots generally used by residence hall students.

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