A sampling from media accounts that reference Ithaca College or quote members of the college community.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Annemaire Farrell, associate professor and chair, Department of Sport Management and Media
Farrell was quoted in an Associated Press article about the disdain outside the Midwest toward the success of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team. “I think to a certain extent that part of the life story of being a sports fan is the struggle, the sense of grinding it out...
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Catherine Weidner, associate professor and chair, Department of Theatre Arts
Backstage.com, a career and casting information outlet for actors, quoted Weidner on the cost and value of a degree in the performing arts. She emphasizes the business of the business to all of her students, which she believes is crucial to transitioning from academic performer to professional....
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...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
John McKinley, lecturer, Department of Accounting
McKinley contributed an article to the Journal of Accountancy on the relationship between transfer pricing and an entity’s tax and financial reporting. “Due to increased IRS audit procedures, transfer pricing has become one of the riskiest areas for multinational corporations from both a compliance and...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Donathan Brown, assistant professor, Department of Communication Studies
KRUU, an independent radio station in Fairfield, Iowa, interviewed Brown about the government shutdown and his research on race, public policy and immigration policy. “What we are looking at right now regarding immigration law is a large scale discrepancy between the actions at the state and...