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Volume 25, No. 5       October 14, 2002

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Ani Kavafian Will Inaugurate Thaler Concert Violinist Series

The f amed violinist, along with collaborative pianist Sahan Arzruni, will give the first performance in the Louis K. Thaler Concert Violinist Series on Tuesday, October 29.

Restructuring and Appointments in Student Affairs and Campus Life

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, who have become known as much for running a socially responsible corporation as for their dairy treats, have accepted an invitation to address the College's graduates and guests at the May 18 ceremony.

Biographer of American Poet Elizabeth Bishop to Speak

The presentation will also feature Carmen Oliveira reading from her best-selling biography, Rare and Commonplace Flowers: The Story of Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares,.

County Poet Laureate Inaugurated

Family, friends, colleagues, and members of the local arts community gathered at the Tompkins County Library for associate professor of writing Katharyn Machan's inauguration in the October 1 ceremony.

Ithaca College Concerts Series Will Present Pianist Emanuel Ax

The Grammy Award - winning pianist will open the yearlong Ithaca College Concerts series "Introduction and Preludes" on Tuesday, October 22, in Ford Hall.

Wind Ensemble Concert Will Honor Ithacan Frank Battisti

The ensemble will perform a free program of 20th-century works --- including the world premiere of a piece honoring the 70th birthday of wind music legend Frank Battisti.

College Joins Initiative to Increase Faculty Diversity

In an effort to increase the number of scholars of color on college and university faculties, the College has joined the Northeast Consortium for Faculty Diversity.

Jazz Pianist Caramia to Perform

Noted jazz and ragtime pianist Tony Caramia's free recital and multimedia presentation will be the second of the School of Music's new "Improvisation and You" series.

Visiting Correspondent

News correspondent Deborah Potter spent time with students during her two-day visit to campus in early October.

Backpacks A-Weigh

Sponsored by the American Occupational Therapy Association, a special event was held to inform parents, students, teachers, and school administrators about the hazards of backpacks.



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

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Andrejs Ozolins, Ithaca College Office of Publications. 25 October, 2002