Archive: January 2017
It’s said that journalism is the first draft of history, and this week 10 students from Ithaca College will travel to Washington, D.C., to help chronicle a historic occasion--the inauguration of president-elect Donald J. Trump--for PBS NewsHour.
The trip is the sixth such collaboration with national news broadcasts for students in the Roy H. Park School of...
Karel Husa, an internationally renowned composer who left an indelible legacy at Ithaca College, Cornell University, and the music world at large, passed away December 14, 2016, at his home in Apex, North Carolina. He was 95 years old.
An internationally renowned composer, Karel was born in Czechoslovakia and trained at the Prague Conservatory during World War II and earned his...
The life, legacy and messages of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will once again be celebrated at Ithaca College, with a series of educational, entertainment and service activities taking place during the week of January 23–28. All of the on-campus events are free and open to the public.
This year’s celebration theme is “The Ultimate Weakness of Violence,”...
MONDAY, JANUARY 23
MLK Celebration Concert, featuring performances by the Ithaca College Choral Ensembles, the Vocal Jazz Ensemble and ALANA music students under the direction of Janet Galvan, Derrick Fox and Baruch Whitehead; 7:30 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 24
A surprising new finding about gene expression could increase our understanding of the aging process. Gene expression is the process by which the information contained within a gene becomes a useful product.
In a study published in the journal “Nucleic Acids Research,” Ithaca College Associate Professor of Biology ...
G. Gabrielle Starr, who has served as a member of the Ithaca College Board of Trustees since 2015, has been named the 10th president of Pomona College in California. Currently dean of the College of Arts and Science and a professor of English at New York University, Gabi Starr will begin her new position on July 1....
For someone in prison, a good book can make a big impact. It can help them learn skills for when they’re released, give them access to important legal knowledge, or simply help them pass the time.
That’s why IC Books Thru Bars exists. The student-run organization collects books and sends them free-of-charge to prisoners upon...