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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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David Turkon, associate professor of anthropology
David Turkon was recently interviewed by the Chronicle of Higher Education about his research on the impact of AIDS in the southern African country of Lesotho. Turkon criticizes the effectiveness of current AIDS relief spending, saying “There are no standards for monitoring and evaluation. So if you're even...

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Rachel Wagner, assistant professor of philosophy and religion
In anticipation of her upcoming book, “Godwired: Religion, Ritual and Virtual Reality,” Wagner spoke with the Vermont newspaper Seven Days about religion in the virtual world. Wagner says that experiences online have become so realistic that it’s easy to become immersed in them. She cites...

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Rachel Wagner, assistant professor of philosophy and religion
According to a study quoted by Fox News, 54% of films in 2009 had “positive, faith-filled themes.” Wagner believes that this is due to movie viewers seeking to fill a spiritual vacuum. As she told Fox News, “the storyline as redemptive is a structure in film that we used to find in the...

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