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We are VERY excited to share that we can finally celebrate our colleague and friend Dr. Asma Barlas’ retirement, an event that we had to cancel last year due to the COVID outbreak. A year later, we are still in the pandemic, but we are going virtual with the event. 

You are invited to the Politics Symposium Reflections on Identity, Race and Colonialism, and Islam, and the Keynote Lecture by Dr. Asma Barlas, ‘The West, Islam and the Mirror of Difference.’ This celebration in honor of Asma’s retirement from Ithaca College will take place on Friday March 26th, 2021, from 3:00-7:30pm (3pm-6pm symposium; 6-7:30pm Keynote Lecture). Please find attached the fliers for both events, and feel free to share, with students and friends. 

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We are VERY excited to share that we can finally celebrate our colleague and friend Dr. Asma Barlas’ retirement, an event that we had to cancel last year due to the COVID outbreak. A year later, we are still in the pandemic, but we are going virtual with the event. 

You are invited to the Politics Symposium Reflections on Identity, Race and Colonialism, and Islam, and the Keynote Lecture by Dr. Asma Barlas, ‘The West, Islam and the Mirror of Difference.’ This celebration in honor of Asma’s retirement from Ithaca College will take place on Friday March 26th, 2021, from 3:00-7:30pm (3pm-6pm symposium; 6-7:30pm Keynote Lecture). Please find attached the fliers for both events, and feel free to share, with students and friends. 

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Career Services is hosting a week of targeted Career Fairs featuring employers and grad schools in specific industries. This is an excellent occasion to expand your network, build confidence, and learn more about career and grad school opportunities that may be available to you in your chosen fields. 

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Conversations Across Screen Cultures, an online initiative featuring live interviews and discussions with film and media scholars, media artists, and programmers in the Central New York region, continues on March 25 at 7:00pm in an interview that features Dr.Iskandar “Izul” Zulkarnain from Hobart and William Smith Colleges..  Dr. Iskandar “Izul” Zulkarnain will be interviewed by Dr.Enrique Gonzalez-Conty, Ithaca College.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://ithaca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkf-urrTMsG91VddV-XwNdR43T1Evdunx-

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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CW: food, body, diet culture

BOLD Trilogy: EMPOWER presents this month’s speaker event for our March theme on food insecurity and sustainability, “Food, Culture, and Healing the Mind & Body”. 

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CW: food, body, diet culture

BOLD Trilogy: EMPOWER presents this month’s speaker event for our March theme on food insecurity and sustainability, “Food, Culture, and Healing the Mind & Body”. 

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CW: food, body, diet culture

BOLD Trilogy: EMPOWER presents this month’s speaker event for our March theme on food insecurity and sustainability, “Food, Culture, and Healing the Mind & Body”. 

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The School of Health Sciences and Human Performance is pleased to announce that the Spring 2021 edition of Conversation on COVID will continue on Friday, March 26 from 11am- 12.   This event provides an opportunity to hear from two more HSHP Ithaca College faculty

The guests for this event will be Kari Brossard Stoos of the Dept of Health Promotion and Physical Education and Jennifer Wells of the Dept of Recreation and Leisure Studies.

Courtney Gray, Clinical Professor of the Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training will moderate.

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Spring has truly arrived IC! The weather is finally turning for the better and we continue to forge ahead in our efforts to contain the impacts of COVID-19. We have worked so hard to get to this point in the semester, but now is not the time to let up in our focus! This week brings our first long-weekend of the spring semester and an important opportunity for some well-earned time to recharge for the final weeks of the semester; however, let’s make sure we are doing so the right way while remaining #ICinThisTogether.

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Zoe Shan Lin,  Assistant Professor of History, presented at the 2021 conference of the Association for Asian Studies. The presentation, "Carved in Stone: Stele Building, Public Memories, and Local Politics in Southern Song China, 1127-1279," examined how local officials and literati built stelae to make public memories that helped them succeed in political negotiations.

As we welcome the Spring Season, we would like to remind our community that our Spring Holiday has been moved to Monday, March 29, 2021 to align with a day classes will not be in session due to the adjustments in this year’s academic calendar, as posted on Intercom in January.

The LMS Implementation Team has been working hard to prepare for the Limited Canvas Pilot, launching this week. Nearly 75 faculty and staff have volunteered to be Pilot Explorers or Pilot Pathfinders. There is a kick-off meeting for the pilot group on Wednesday, March 24th at 4:00 pm. The meeting will be recorded for any members who are not able to attend.  

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Web Profile Manager (WPM), the college's outgoing content management system used to maintain Ithaca.edu, is scheduled to be turned off on April 1.

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Primary faculty assigned to a class can post midterm grades for full semester (not block courses), undergraduate student courses beginning Monday, March 1st through Wednesday, March 24th at 10:00pm via HomerConnect.

 

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Keep your financial goals on track with TIAA’s live webinars. Reserve your spot today at tiaa.org/webinars.

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The Wellness Clinic is open and accepting new faculty, staff, and graduate student members!   Virtual services are free to the entire campus community (except for virtual personal training).  Membership is required for access to virtual personal training and all in-person services including 90-minute workout sessions, group exercise classes, fitness evaluations, and maximal exercise testing.   

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PCIM and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) will host a roundtable discussion with Rodrigo Brandão and Sharon Lerner from investigative independent news outlet The Intercept on Wednesday, March 24, from 5:00–6:30 p.m.

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Please note that there will not be an All Staff Meeting in March. 

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In recognition of the intellectual and creative richness that Ithaca College faculty members bring to our campus community, Provost La Jerne Terry Cornish invites us all to gather remotely for an evening of engagement. Presenters will share from the research and/or creative activity they engaged in during their sabbatical.

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 PCIM and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) will host a roundtable discussion with Rodrigo Brandão and Sharon Lerner from investigative independent news outlet The Intercept on Wednesday, March 24, from 5:00–6:30 p.m.

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