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Volume 23, No. 11       February 19, 2001


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President Williams Joins Canada-U. S. Fulbright Board

Peggy R. WilliamsPresident Peggy R. Williams has been named to the board of directors of the Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the United States of America, the organization that directs the Fulbright program in Canada.

Multicultural Education Expert to Visit Ithaca

Geneva GayScholar and educator Geneva Gay will be visiting Ithaca February 22 and 23 for a series of meetings and workshops at the College. She will also give a free public address, "Culturally Responsive Teaching," on Thursday, February 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Southside Community Center.

Concerto Concert to Feature Premier Student Soloists

Graduate student and marimbist Naoko Takada, soprano Sonia Rodriguez Bermejo ’01, and violinist Sara Hughes ’02 will be the featured soloists at the annual Ithaca College concerto concert, which will be held Saturday, March 3, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall.

Daugherty Is Husa Visiting Professor of Composition

Michael DaughertyMichael Daugherty, composer in residence with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and professor of composition at the University of Michigan, will be the Karel Husa Visiting Professor of Composition. In addition to the public events, Daugherty will provide individual instruction for composition students.

School of Business Offers Tax Preparation Program

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, a free tax service that includes preparation and advice, is available to Ithaca College staff and faculty, regardless of income, through March 31.

Opera Tells Tale of Passion, Ambition, and Political Intrigue

This isn’t a daytime television drama but the story of Claudio Monteverdi’s baroque-period opera L’incoronazione di Poppea. The masterpiece is given a modern realization by this production through the use of contemporary sets and costumes.

Ensemble X Closes Season

Ensemble X, Ithaca’s acclaimed new-music band, will close its 2000–2001 season with a concert in the recital hall of the Whalen Center. The performance will include works by Melinda Wagner, Roberto Sierra, Jonathan Harvey, Luciano Berio, and Aaron Copland.

Video Series Presents Work by Mona Hatoum

A continuous screening of Measures of Distance, a 15-minute video by performance and installation artist Mona Hatoum, will be presented in the Handwerker Gallery on Thursday, February 22, from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Winter Guitar Festival

Virtuoso and scholar Eduardo Fernández will be the featured artist at the fourth annual festival. In addition to solo and ensemble performances, a lecture, and a guitar exposition, the festival will include a concert on Saturday, February 24, featuring the Ithaca College Chamber Orchestra and a solo performance by Fernández of the complete Bach lute suites.

Photo Faculty Show

High-Speed Chairlift, Brundage Mountain, Idaho is one of the photographs on display in the Handwerker Gallery’s current exhibition, A Priori.

Community Forum

Members of the College community attended a forum on February 12 dealing with the connection between the private prison industry and Sodexho Marriott Services, the College’s food service provider.


A periodic compilation of references to Ithaca College in the media.

Calendar of Events

Principal events on campus February 19- March 7.

Andrejs Ozolins, Ithaca College Office of Publications.19. Feb. 2001