A sampling from media accounts that reference Ithaca College or quote members of the college community.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Elia Kacapyr, professor, Department of Economics
WHCU Radio interviewed Kacapyr on the impacts of the ongoing debt limit and government shutdown situation. “This higher rate of interest means that when ordinary people go to borrow money to buy a house or to buy a car, they’ve got to compete with this higher rate the government is paying, and they have...
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
John Fracchia, associate director, Department of Career Services
Fracchia, a member of Ithaca’s own improvisation group ComedyFLOPS, discussed what he believes to be the key to successful improv. “The key to improv working is that you don’t deny anything that’s offered to you. If the audience gives you a suggestion, you go with...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Rob Gearhart, assistant provost for online learning and extended studies, Office of Extended Studies
Gearhart was asked about the impact the rise of online coursework has had on enrollment at Ithaca College. “As a residential comprehensive college we are more likely to attract students seeking that kind of learning environment, so it’s probably not a...
Friday, October 4, 2013
Thomas Swensen, professor and chair, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences
Ask Well, a New York Times blog that uses journalists and experts to answer health questions, quoted Swensen’s knowledge about relieving sore muscles and making them more fit. “You want to stress the muscles. They adapt positively.”
Outlet: New York Times
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Zillah Eisenstein, Emerita professor, Department of Politics
Eisenstein contributed an article to Al Jazeera on patriarchal gender distinctions in war discussions that target women and children. “Patriarchal gender distinctions are often invoked to supposedly protect one’s nation-- but this form of nationalist rhetoric in fact seeks to...