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* short courses on systems thinking, synthesizing expertise, creativity, and character

* active hands-on learning; no lectures

* lots of fun

* the courses will help you make connections among what you are studying in different courses inside and outside your majors

* this can make learning more lasting and more useful in meeting complex real-world challenges

* courses are one credit and are graded pass/fail

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Spanish Major Meet and Greet, Friday, April 4th, 2014, from 4-6 p.m. at the Lower Business School Atrium.

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Is there a gay gene? What are designer babies? Can we clone humans? What does it mean if alcoholism runs in my family? Did we really evolve from monkeys? Is depression genetic? What is genetic testing?

Explore these questions and many more in a five-week online course designed specifically for the non-biology major.

 

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Submitted on behalf of Julia Herman '14, CHP Intern.

THIS WEDNESDAY, April 2nd from 12-4pm, come by the resource room in The Center for Health Promotion, located on the bottom level of The Hammond Health Center and eat free pizza, enter to win prizes, hang out with Piper, our cuddly bunny, and explore the many resources we have to offer, including:


- Light therapy
- Safe sex kits
- Sleep kits
- Quit kits to help quit smoking
- Drug and alcohol information
- LGBT health
- Rape and sexual assault resources
- Unlimited condoms and lube
- Nutritionist consultation
- Learn about the Medical Amnesty Policy
- Sign up for Student Health 101
- ...and many more!

We look forward to seeing you Wednesday, April 2nd and hope you join us in educating the Ithaca College community about the resources here at The Center for Health Promotion!

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What is the best way to fully experience and immerse in FLEFF 2014?

Our first tip is to fully immerse--simply attend as much as you can on campus (free!) and at Cinemapolis (buy a festival pass for $20 at IC Bookstore). 

Go beyond your comfort zone. 

We also share our FLEFF Passport below. More details and schedules on FLEFF 2014 here.

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Service Learning in Native America (ANTH 14500; 3 credits; CRN 10130) will be offered during the May 2014 session (May 13-23) where we will travel to the Cayuga and Onondaga Nations and participate in many projects the nations need help with.

 

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Do you love writing and reading fan fiction?  Do you think you might like to give it a try?  A panel of three fan fiction writers will offer expert advice on how to get your fan fiction read, reviewed, and recommended.  Saturday, April 5, 1-2 pm in Emerson A.

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ITHACON, the local comic book convention, will be held this Saturday, April 5 in Emerson Suites 10am-3pm.  Special activities include: Panels of comic book professionals speaking on "Tools of the Trade" and "How I Broke In," and DC Comics Senior Editor Will Dennis reviewing students' portfolios.

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If you love to write....

If you are a good writer....

If you want to help other writers....

And if you want to work with a group of creative and dedicated people,  

you should consider applying to The Ithaca College Writing Center to work there as a student tutor.   The deadline for applications is Thursday, April 10.  Visit the Writing Center in Smiddy 107 for application details.

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Toast to 2014
Friday, April 4
6-7:30 p.m.
(first raffle at 6:30 p.m.)
Emerson Suites
FREE with senior card ($2 without)
21+ event (Bring ID)

For more information visit our Facebook Event.

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Here's your "shot" to take it this summer while experiencing Ithaca during the most beautiful time of the year!

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Volunteers are critical to a healthy community. If you're actively engaged in community service - either as an individual or as a member of a student organization - and would like recognition for that commitment, apply for a President's Volunteer Service Award!

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What is a Jumpstart Leader?  Jumpstart Leaders participate in each Jumpstart program in a leadership capacity by serving as a valuable source of information and advising students about their college experience. Students have the opportunity to apply to be a Jumpstart Leader for one of the four programs: Community Plunge, Lead-In, ECHO, and the GREEN Tour.

 

Applications are available from March 17-March 28.

Need more information? Check out the Jumpstart Leader FAQ

 

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Submitted on behalf of Julia Herman '14, CHP Intern.

Wednesday, April 2nd from 12-4pm, come by the resource room in The Center for Health Promotion, located on the bottom level of The Hammond Health Center and eat free pizza, enter to win prizes, hang out with Piper, our cuddly bunny, and explore the many resources we have to offer, including:

- Light therapy
- Safe sex kits
- Sleep kits
- Quit kits to help quit smoking
- Drug and alcohol information
- LGBT health
- Rape and sexual assault resources
- Unlimited condoms and lube
- Nutritionist consultation
- Learn about the Medical Amnesty Policy
- Sign up for Student Health 101
- ...and many more!

We look forward to seeing you Wednesday, April 2nd and hope you join us in educating the Ithaca College community about the resources here at The Center for Health Promotion!

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Come celebrate your time at IC and raise your glass at the Senior Class Toast to 2014! 

Toast to 2014
Friday, April 4
6-7:30 p.m.
(first raffle at 6:30 p.m.)
Emerson Suites
FREE with senior card ($2 without)
21+ event (Bring ID)

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Posted on behalf of Yolanda Clarke, AES Manager:

Academic Enrichment Services invites you to apply for peer tutoring positions for academic year 2014/2015.  

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Countdown to Graduation photos of your friends (and yourself!) are being posted on Career Services' social media profiles and on our window.  You can find the photos on: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, & Instagram.

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

Interested in 200- or 400-level research?

  • Students are strongly encouraged to come to the meeting, or talk to their potential research advisor directly, but it is not mandatory nor are signatures required.

View research Fall  and Summer project here, as well as get the registration forms.

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The submissions period for the inaugural Michael Clark Essay Prize will close this coming Tuesday, April 1.  A prize of $200 will be awarded to an outstanding undergraduate essay in Renaissance literature.

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Civic Ensemble's SAFETY PROJECT: Do you have opinions about law enforcement, either positive OR negative? Have you ever had an interaction with the police? Do you have a family member in law enforcement? Are you wary of cops? Do you have something to say about this? Join us for a free Story Circle (in Friends 306 from 6-8pm on Wed. 3/26 or Fri. 3/28) and make your voice heard!

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