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IC in the Media

A sampling from media accounts that reference Ithaca College or quote members of the college community.

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Stephen Sweet, associate professor of sociology
Long work hours can weaken even the strongest couples, reports the Glass Hammer, an online community for women executives. Yet one partner losing their job adds even more pressure. “Men and women in dual-earner families especially are facing challenges in managing the day-to-day realities of their lives in a highly...

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Rebecca Lesses, associate professor of Jewish studies
In an article about cats, the Examiner noted a recent blog posting by Lesses about the lack of any mention of cats in the Bible. “Last week at Shabbat lunch with friends and fellow cat-lovers, we were discussing the puzzling fact that the Bible does not mention domesticated cats, although there surely must have...

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Michael McCall, professor of marketing and law
Loyalty programs and their profitability for corporations were the subject of a recent interview by Business News Daily. McCall asserts that loyalty programs rarely pay off the way that corporations want them to. “The most successful programs figure out what the customer values that doesn’t cost the company a...

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Sandra Steingraber, scholar in residence
Women may want to start avoiding mold and mildew cleaners and air fresheners, says the Columbus Dispatch, their use has been linked to the development of breast cancer. Sandra Steingraber advocates for using vinegar and baking soda instead of chemical cleansers to avoid the risk of cancer. “Clearly, the conversation is...

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Jerry Mirskin, associate professor of writing
The importance of humor in poetry was the topic of Mirskin’s recent interview with the Post Standard. “I feel like my poetry has the essential goofiness,” said Mirskin, who read from his works as part of the Cazenovia Counterpoint arts festival. “I like to fool around because I don’t want to...

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Annemarie Farrell, assistant professor of sport management and media
The recent decision by basketball player LeBron James to leave his hometown team for another had many fans up in arms. The Palm Beach Post asked Farrell to comment on their reactions. “We can’t forget what’s happening with the economy,” said Farrell. “It’s always...

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Gary Sforzo, professor of exercise and sport sciences
Prevention used Sforzo’s research to create a full body workout. According to a study done by Sforzo, your muscles typically work their hardest during only one part of each move, but adding bands keeps the pressure on from start to finish for significantly faster sculpting. Click on the link for detailed...

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Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
Research conducted by Staurowsky indicates that even 40 years after its passage, college coaches don't know enough about Title IX, the federal law that mandates gender equity in educational opportunities, including athletics. She told Athletic Business magazine that administrators aren't doing their part to...

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Marian Brown, special assistant to the provost and vice president for academic affairs
For an article about the steps colleges are taking to incorporate sustainability into their operations, Marian Brown was interviewed by Delta Sky Magazine about the impact of Ithaca College’s decision to build two LEED certified buildings. Brown reported that the buildings have...

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