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Volume 24, No. 7       November 12, 2001

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Expert to Give Talk on Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Karen Armstrong, a well-known commentator on religious affairs and the author of A History of God, will speak as this year’s distinguished speaker in the humanities.

Banner Year for Ithaca College’s Admission Efforts

Official fall figures confirmed that this has been a year of records in admission and enrollment. With the number of applications hitting an all-time high, the College was able to lower its acceptance rate to 66 percent and matriculate a class with the highest academic profile in College history.

College’s First Coordinator of LGBT Resources Begins New Job

Lisa Maurer, who has nearly two decades of experience as a sexuality educator, began her duties on October 8 as the College’s first coordinator of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) education outreach and services.

Native American Actor Will Discuss Film Roles

Gary Farmer --- who played an Indian called Nobody in the cult classic Dead Man and whose latest acting credit is The Score with Robert De Niro --- will share his experiences as an actor and film producer in a talk on Monday, November 26.

Opera Workshop to Present New View of ‘The Magic Flute’

The Ithaca College Opera Workshop will add a new twist to the classic work on Sunday, December 2, under the direction of assistant professor of opera and musical theater Patrick Hansen.

Screening Slated for Landmark Native American Film

The Native American Cultural Club and the Office of Multicultural Affairs are sponsoring a screening of the 1998 film Smoke Signals.

Ariadne Quartet to Premiere Work by Ithaca Composer

The group will perform an early quartet by Beethoven, Webern’s Six Bagatelles and Langsamer Satz, and the premiere of Sally Lamb’s Revival for String Quartet, which was commissioned for the ensemble by local arts patron Percy Browning.

Orchestras to Perform All-Stravinsky Concert

The Rite of Spring along with three other works by Igor Stravinsky will come to life in a free concert by the Ithaca College Symphony and Chamber Orchestras under the baton of Grant Cooper.

Faculty Recital Will Feature "Trumpet Music Old and New"

A recital by Ithaca College School of Music faculty trumpeter Frank Campos, "Trumpet Music Old and New," will be offered on Thursday, November 29.

Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

The Ithaca College Athletic Hall of Fame admitted 11 new members at its annual induction ceremony.

Class Gift Dedication

President Peggy R. Williams and associate director of the Annual Fund Lynne Pierce joined members of the class of 2001 in dedicating the class gift.




Editor: Keith Davis
Writers: Erik Kibelsbeck, Dave Maley
Publisher: Office of Public Information

THE ITHACA COLLEGE NEWS (ISSN# 1088-7873) is published 18 times a year; once in August, November, December, January, June, and July; twice in September, February, and March; and three times in October and April. Published by Ithaca College, 953 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850-7044. Periodicals postage pending at Ithaca, New York. Postmaster: Send form 3579 to the Ithaca College News, Office of Public Information, 228C Alumni Hall, Ithaca, NY 14850-7044.

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Andrejs Ozolins, Ithaca College Office of Publications. 30. Nov. 2001