ITHACA, NY — During the American Revolution, the Rockaway Presbyterian Church, Rockaway, NJ, gave patriots, soldiers and other figures from that turbulent time a gathering place to share their views and speak their minds. From June 16 to 18, the quarter acre of the church’s cemetery containing old and unmarked burial sites will be investigated by a faculty-and-student research team...
ITHACA, NY — On Wednesday, May 26, a telescope mounted in the fuselage of a modified 747 jumbo jet captured the first infrared images for NASA’s newest and largest airborne astronomical observatory. Nearly 10 feet in diameter and weighing the equivalent of two school buses, the 17-ton telescope is NASA’s newest addition to its array of satellite-mounted and ground-based...
Title: A multi‐method examination of an American Revolutionary War era house fort in New York State's Mohawk Valley Authors: Michael Rogers and Scott Stull
Update: June 5, 2013, 1 p.m. Casey Byrne '13 hit some turbulence of sorts Tuesday night. His long awaited trip in SOFIA, which is NASA's high-flying observatory, was cut short when its telescope ran into electrical issues. The 747 itself was fine, but it was forced back to Palmdale, Calif., halfway into the scheduled flight.
Good news though: The physics grad was able to...
ITHACA, NY — At its May meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees awarded promotions to 10 faculty members.
The following were promoted from associate professor to full professor:
Department of Anthropology
Jack Rossen, who earned his Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of Kentucky and his B.A. from the University of Massachusetts,...