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"In honor of National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16th), learn what to look for in a health website, and how to recognize red flags."

In this article in SH101:  

  • Learn ways to sort the best from the bogus (online health info)
  • Discover how to check if info is evidence-based 
  • Browse through a list of reliable health websites 

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Jason Hamilton, natural history expert in the Environmental Studies & Sciences Department and initiator of IC’s immensely popular Environmental Sentinels course, will be teaching a Maymester course – ENVS 142 – in the art and science of tracking.


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With days to go before the first ever Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival, you can own a piece of history. The IC Asian American Alliance will be selling IPAAFF t-shirts at the Campus Center on Friday, April 17 from 9am to 3pm. Shirts will sell for $15! Proceeds go directly to IPAAFF.



This June Jason Hamilton from the Environmental Studies & Sciences Department will teach a Summer Session course in herbal remedies and nature-based healing. ENVS 140 will explore both modern herbalism and ancient vitalist traditions.  

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Now that we’ve got your attention, we’d like to invite you to Stillwater Magazine’s release party and showcase!

Come to Emerson Suites on April 21st from 7-9pm for refreshments, great artwork, and readings of original works by your peers. Stay the full two hours or just pop by! We’d love to have you!

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With one week to go before the first ever Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival, you can own a piece of history. The IC Asian American Alliance will be selling IPAAFF t-shirts at the Campus Center on Friday, April 17. Shirts will sell for $15! Proceeds go directly to IPAAFF.


IC Kicks Back!

Contributed by Rory Rothman on 04/15/2015 

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To All Ithaca College Students:

We would like to invite you to our traditional celebration for the last Friday of classes – IC Kicks Back.  As always, this will be a fun and relaxing experience where you and your friends can create great memories.  Besides the free food, and a concert presented by the Bureau of Concerts, you can expect a variety of entertaining activities courtesy of several IC student organizations.  IC Kicks Back will be held on Friday, May 1st from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Quad.  Look for advertisements about the event.  Don’t miss out on this fabulous tradition!

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The Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is currently seeking two Student Vice-President Representatives to sit on the Executive Committee for the 2015-2016 academic year.

To apply, students must be a Phi Kappa Phi member and a full time student - undergrad or grad - at Ithaca College on campus for the complete 2015-2016 academic year.

Duties will include assisting the executive committee with the annual fall and spring induction and award ceremonies, attend monthly executive committee meetings, aid with administrative tasks, produce a chapter newsletter, and provide input from the student’s perspective.

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The Student Leadership Institute is in its final weeks of sessions for the 2014-2015 academic year! Make sure to sign up for the last sessions of Block IV ASAP!


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Job Highlights:

-Offers paid one-on-one time with emergency physicians. 
-Paid training providing a crash course in emergency medicine.
-Wages are $8.75/hr initially, raised to $10 per hour after 3 months of work. 
-Flexible shift scheduling
-You get full exposure to the real emergency room.
-It is an excellent resume builder for medical school.

See details here



Anyone interested in conducting BIOL-30200 Jr. research in the Fall the MUST:

  • submit the registration form to the main Biology office, CNS 161.
  • THREE signatures are required.

Interested in 200- or 400-level research?

  • Students must talk to their potential research advisor directly to get approval, but a form is not required.

View research Fall  projects here.

We’re excited for our last Service Saturday and you should be too! Join us on April 18th for Volunteer Appreciation Day and enjoy a complimentary breakfast along with the chance to win a variety of gift cards.

It’s your last chance to volunteer with Service Saturday so make sure you sign up for one of these awesome sites:

Ithaca Children’s Garden Tough Turtle Obstacle Course

Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library

IC -South Hill Clean Up

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THIS FRIDAY the 17th...
11:00am - 2:00pm
Fitness Center Quad
(rain: Emerson Suites)


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ICIC 12000-02 Insight: Combining Expertise

Topic Mindfulness

Mondays & Wednesdays 4-5:15, Oct. 19 – Nov. 18

Hormoz Movasagghi & Jason Hamilton

CRN 23336

Deeply rooted in Eastern philosophy of Buddhism, mindfulness, or total focus on one's mind, actions, and present moment has received widespread attention in recent years for its positive results and potentials across a wide spectrum of fields from neurosciences and psychology, to athletic performance and chronic pain management, to leadership and creativity, among others.

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"Finding our voice and autonomy in sexual encounters -- and life -- means identifying and learning to honor our own needs and desires, as well as other people's."

In this article in SH101

  • Learn 3 vital steps to knowing your sexual self
  • Discover how enthusiastic consent exposes sexual assault perpetrators 
  • Read 9 ways to reach sexual empowerment 
  • and much more...

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How to find FALL 2015 Salsa and Ballroom Classes to Pre-Register in Schedulizer & Homerconnect - It's not obvious!

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In just a few days the first ever Ithaca Pan Asian Film Festival will launch its free and open to the public film festival starting April 20th through April 24th. You may have seen our t-shirts around campus. Now you can purchase one of your own.

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Couldn't get into Academic Writing 10600 this year? Is your spring course schedule looking a bit congested right now?

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Looking for a fun way to volunteer? Want to skip the lines at IC Kicks Back? Then volunteer at IC Kicks back on May 1, from 2pm-6pm.


You can volunteer in a variety of ways:

·        Maintaining lines for the inflatables and photo booths

·        Checking IDs

·        Taking photos of the event

·        Line control

A FREE IC Kicks Back T-shirt will be included!

If you are interested please fill out this survey by April 19.

If you have any questions please


Since this Service Saturday is Volunteer Appreciation Day, enjoy a delicious breakfast with us on April 18th! You’ll also have the chance to win a variety of gift cards just for participating.

Celebrate our last event by volunteering in the local community and helping out at one of these awesome sites:

Ithaca Children’s Garden Tough Turtle Obstacle Course

Finger Lakes ReUse Center

IC-South Hill Clean Up

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