Editor: Keith Davis
Writers: Shana Gulko '00, Dave Maley
Publisher: Office of Public Information

Volume 22, No.13   March 13, 2000


Poet Laureate to Inaugurate Series

Robert Pinsky, the 39th poet laureate of the United States and a Pulitzer Prize nominee, will serve as the first distinguished speaker in the humanities, in a new series sponsored by the School of Humanities and Sciences


Robert Pinsky

Silk Screens by Waarhol at Handwerker Gallery

The Contemporary Art Series continues at the Handwerker Gallery with Endangered Species, a set of 10 silk screens by Andy Warhol. An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, March 16, at 5:00 p.m.

Expert on Aging and Public Policy to Speak

The Gerontology Institute Distinguished Speaker Series will continue on Thursday, March 16, with a talk by Bill Benson, founder of the Benson Consulting Group and former acting head of the Administration on Aging in the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.


Academic Symposium to Feature Student Work

The fourth annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium will spotlight research and creative works by Ithaca College students. Scheduled for Monday, March 20, the symposium will feature presentations and performances in the Campus Center..

Educational Technology Day Scheduled

The 10th annual Educational Technology Day will be held on Thursday, March 23, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Campus Center.

Hollywood Producer and Director Will Visit

In addition to clips from his own film and television productions, Bill Froehlich, a 1974 graduate of Ithaca College, will share experiences from his career in the entertainment industry, which began in the mail room at Universal Studios.


Visiting Writers Series to Feature Feminist Author

Judy Grahn, who has been called the literary founder of lesbian feminism, will visit Ithaca College March 20–24 as the third author in the writing program’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series.


Bioengineered Food Topic of C. P. Snow Series

A plant biologist who shut down her laboratory when she felt her research was contributing to social ills and a senior fellow at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy concerned with the patenting of genes will be the speakers for this year’s C. P. Snow Lecture Series. The speakers will visit the campus in March to discuss "Bioengineered Food: Promise or Peril?"

Viet Gragg is Visiting Multicultural Fellow

Promoter, performer, songwriter, and entrepreneur Viet Gragg will give a talk, "Failing to Succeed," on Thursday, March 23. As this year’s visiting multicultural fellow, Gragg will be on campus March 21–24, visiting classes and talking to students, faculty, and staff.


Employee recognition Event enhanced and Expanded

The annual employee recognition event has been expanded, modified to promote a greater spirit of community, and renamed the Ithaca College Recognition Celebration. It will include administrators, faculty, and staff members who have completed 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years of service


Calendar of Events

What's happening on the Ithaca College campus March 13–March 29


Where and When to Send Your News

How to make sure your calendar items, announcements, and other news get to the right place. The deadline for submitting information for the News is two weeks before publication date.


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Created by Andrejs Ozolins. Updated 9. Mar. 2000