News Releases

Archive: April 2015


ITHACA, NY — The Journal of Advertising — a highly ranked academic publication covering advertising theories and their relationship with practice — has named a study coauthored by Ithaca College professor Mike LaTour as its 2014 Article of the...

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ITHACA, NY—Ten Ithaca College students are the recipients of the 2014-15 Campus Life Award.

The Campus Life Award is given each year to a select group of graduating seniors to recognize their outstanding contributions to the Ithaca College community through participation and involvement in campus life.

Eligible...

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ITHACA, NY — Gender and sexualities in science fiction literature will be the focus of both a scholarly conference and a series of activities geared toward young readers and writers. “Pippi to Ripley: Gender and Sexualities in Science Fiction, Fantasy and Comics” will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 1–2, on the...

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ITHACA, NY—The Ithaca College Chamber Orchestra will give a performance that is both musically and visually entertaining on Tuesday, April 21, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Free and open to the public, the concert will feature world-renowned conductor Andreas Delfs and stage designer Jerome Sirlin, along with School of Music faculty members Elizabeth...

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ITHACA, NY — Singer-songwriter Eli Conley will give a fun, informal singing workshop for LGBTQ people and their straight allies at Ithaca College on Friday, April 17. Free and open to the public, the workshop will be held at noon in the Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.

“I know from personal experience that queer and transgender...

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ITHACA, NY — “Time Capsule: 2015 Senior Student Show” will open at Ithaca College’s Handwerker Gallery on Thursday, April 23, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Running through May 17, the show will highlight the work of students from the Department of Art and the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies.

Curated by Danica Kelley ’16, the...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 23
ART
Opening reception for “Time Capsule: 2015 Senior Student Show,” featuring work by students in the Department of Art and the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies; 5­–7 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.

LECTURE
“Massage à Trois:...

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ITHACA, NY — Bee pollination is a big deal. Just think about the buzz surrounding colony collapse disorder and the effects it could have on agriculture worldwide. But while honey bees get all the press, there are thousands of other bee species that are just as critical to the continued propagation of flowering plants.

While the loss of these species would no doubt be...

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ITHACA, NY — April is National Autism Awareness Month, dedicated to raising awareness about the developmental disability among Americans. But a recent study that examines knowledge about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among undergraduates in healthcare-related majors shows there is still room for improvement in spreading accurate information.

The study was conducted last year...

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ITHACA, NY — Acclaimed playwright Tony Kushner — whose works have engaged some of the most important social and political debates taking place in our culture — will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters degree by Ithaca College at the college’s Commencement ceremony on May 17.

Kushner is best known for...

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ITHACA, NY — Several organizations at Ithaca College are partnering with the Advocacy Center to hold a campus-wide discussion on the topic of sexual assault. Titled “What Do We Choose to Ignore?” the event is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Monday, April 13, in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.

Part of the national “It’s On...

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ITHACA, NY — Timothy Butterfield — associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Kentucky — will give a presentation at Ithaca College on muscle mechanics. Free and open to the public, the talk will take place on Thursday, April 23.

Butterfield will present “Massage à Trois: Uncovering the Mechanism of Massage...

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ITHACA, NY — A recent study suggests online advertisements that target users based on their web browsing habits and other personal information have a negative impact on the person’s intent to purchase the product. But the fact that users find this practice “creepy” runs counter to conventional wisdom among online marketing professionals.

The study was...

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ITHACA, NY — Premiere performances of works by André Previn and Dominick DiOrio will highlight a concert at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall by musicians from the Ithaca College School of Music.  Tickets for the 8 p.m. performance on Friday, April 17, may be purchased through the Lincoln...

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ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College will conduct a regular test of its Outdoor Warning System during the noon hour on Thursday, April 9.

The college tests the system periodically to increase awareness of it among the campus community and to ensure that it is working properly.

Local residents may hear a siren tone and loudspeaker message noting that this is just a test. There...

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ITHACA, NY — Are you an older adult who is wondering whether to move out of your current home, but aren’t sure what the next step might be? Are you an adult child who wants to help your parents stay at home but need to know what services are available to do so?

If you’ve been asking these questions, then come to the ...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 16
LECTURES

“Specters of Revolutions, Past and Present: Popular Protest and State Violence in Mexico,” a talk by Alexander Aviña, associate professor of history at Florida State University; 7 p.m., room 104, Hill Center.

“The Global Energy Challenge: Solutions from Science and Technology,” a talk by...

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ITHACA, NY — Original research and creative works done by Ithaca College students in collaboration with faculty sponsors will be celebrated at the 18th annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium. The symposium is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, with presentations held throughout the Campus Center. It is...

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ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College Theatre will present the classic comedy “You Can’t Take It With You,” by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. Performances will take place in the Hoerner Theatre in Dillingham Center on April 14, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25 at 8 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinees offered on April 19 and 25.

Ticket prices for “You Can’t Take It With...

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ITHACA, NY — The Weilerstein Duo — violinist Donald Weilerstein and pianist Vivian Hornik Weilerstein — will give a free concert at Ithaca College on Saturday, April 11, at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall of the James J. Whalen Center for Music. The performance is sponsored by the Louis K. Thaler Concert Violinist...

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ITHACA, NY — Melting snow and spring rains make water a common element throughout much of the United States this time of year. But across the globe, and even here at home in places like California, water is becoming a resource of increasing value and scarcity; and in many locations, in need of protection.

Mara Alper, a documentary filmmaker and associate professor of media arts...

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ITHACA, NY — The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will show the documentary “Queer China, ‘Comrade’ China” on Tuesday, April 7. Free and open to the public, the film will be shown at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

“Queer China, ‘Comrade’ China,” is a comprehensive historical account of the queer movement in...

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ITHACA, NY — American Book Award winner Julia Glass will read from her work at Ithaca College on Tuesday, April 7. Free and open to the public, the reading will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall.

Glass’s debut novel, “Three Junes,” won the 2002 National Book Award for Fiction. Her other books include “And the Dark Sacred Night,”...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 9
MUSIC

Performance by the Flute Ensemble; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

SYMPOSIUM
Annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium, a daylong celebration of student research, creativity and performance; 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Campus Center.

SATURDAY, APRIL 11...

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ITHACA, NY — The 18th annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) will bring a weeklong series of film screenings, concerts, lectures, exhibitions and workshops to Ithaca April 6–12. Focused on the theme of “Habitats,” the events will take place on the Ithaca College campus and downtown at Cinemapolis, 120 E. Green St.

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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will host a documentary screening along with a panel discussion on the recent 50th-anniversary commemoration of the “Bloody Sunday” Civil Rights march on Saturday, April 4. Free and open to the public, the event will be held from 5–7 p.m....

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ITHACA, NY — Best-selling author Naomi Klein and investigative journalist David Sirota will speak at Ithaca College on Wednesday, April 15, as they accept the 7th annual Izzy Award for outstanding achievement in independent...

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