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Colleagues,
You are invited to attend an important lunch on Monday, October 24th at 11:30 am in the Emerson Suites to welcome to campus 15 FLEFF Diversity Scholars.  This represents an opportunity for you to help Ithaca College in its recruitment efforts to become more diverse and inclusive.

The Diversity Scholars are graduate students who have expressed an interest in exploring Ithaca College's artistic and intellectual environment. The Diversity Scholars will attend the World Music Festival Concert on Sunday night, October 23 and three Research Forums on October 24th. The 11:30 am lunch will feature Raza Rumi, Ithaca City of Asylum Scholar in Residence at Ithaca College, as the keynote speaker. 

 

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Digital Instruction and Information Services is currently planning for critical software upgrades in DIIS-managed computer labs for the spring 2017. If you need software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please submit the software request form at www.ithaca.edu/diis/services/labs/softwarereq/ or contact the DIIS Service Desk at servicedesk@ithaca.edu, by Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to bring their personal computers to the fixIT shop for a free five-minute computer check-up! The fixIT shop will be open the following hours during fall break:

  • Wed. 10/12, 10:00am – 7:00pm
  • Thur. 10/13, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Fri. 10/14, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Sat. 10/15, Closed
  • Sun. 10/16, 12:00pm – 7:00pm

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The Fitness Center will be operating with reduced hours over Fall Break.  Our official hours of operation will be:

Wednesday 10/12 - 6:30am - 2:00pm

Thursday 10/13 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Friday 10/14 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Saturday 10/15 - Closed

Sunday 10/16 - Closed

We will resume our regular academic year hours on Monday 10/17.

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The Majors & Minors Fair will be in Emerson Suites, this Wednesday 10/5, from 5:00pm-7:00pm.

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MounTimPossible Meetup

Contributed by Tina Thurston on 09/27/16 

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(Posted on behalf of Tim Conners '17)

Come hang with Tim Conners and learn about his project to tackle Kilimanjaro in 2017, and meet the rest of the climb team! 6:30pm in Job Hall, room 160. Bring friends!

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Scholar in Residence, Honors Program, Raza Rumi will speak and moderate a #ProtectJournalists panel discussion at UN Headquarters on Sept 16, ahead of United Nations General Assembly.

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Swim lessons for all ages!

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 08/28/16 

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The Ithaca College Women's Swimming and Diving Team will be offering swimming and diving lessons for all ages on the following Saturdays: September 10, 17, 24 and October 1 and 8, 2016.  Participants will be taught by a member of the team either one-on-one or one instructor per two students in either a five - 30 minute lessons from 10:00-10:30 or 10:45 -11:15 am; or for five – 1 hour lessons for older children or adults from 10:00-11:00 am. 

The fee for registration is $60.00 for the five-30 minute lessons; and the cost of the five 1-hour lessons will be $100.00. Please register by completing the registration form and liability form below and mailing it by September 2, 2016 along with a check made out to Ithaca College.

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The Summer College for High School Students is looking to possibly add one new course to course offerings in both the three week summer session and the one week summer session during summer 2017. For more information, please contact the director of the program, Warren Schlesinger (warren@ithaca.edu). Please note that courses with insufficient enrollment will be canceled. Please visit https://www.ithaca.edu/summercollege/ to learn more about the program.

Dr. Dong Jinxia
Director of the Peking University Research
Center for Gender, Sports and Society

Monday Aug. 29th – 6:30-7:30
Q&A to follow
Hill Center 104

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Tuesday - Thursday, May 3-5   

beginning at 4:00 p.m. each day
CNS 112

All are welcome to attend the presentations and learn about the research that they have conducted this semester.

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Jean Hardwick, Professor of Biology, was a awarded a 3 year research grant (~$365,000) from the National Institute of Health to support her research on the role of neuropeptides in the remodeling of the cardiac nervous system with heart disease.  Hardwick and her students are examining the changes induced by chronic heart disease in an animal model of myocardial infarction (or a heart attack) to determine how specific signaling molecules are changing and whether these changes are contributing to the pathology of the disease, or acting to improve cardiac function.  The NIH grant, which will begin later this summer, will allow the lab to purchase new equipment for sophisticated electrical recordings from neurons, as well as funding student research opportunities during the summers.

 

Come and support your fellow classmates. 

All presentations will take place in CNS 112.

Wed (4/27):

  • 4pm  Emily Conklin, Biology ’16
  • 4:30 pm Lauren Ryan, Biochemistry ’16

Thurs (4/28):

  • 4 pm Jaime Lisack, Biochemistry ’16
  • 4:30 pm Katie Luckett, Biochemistry ’16

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Please join us for the bilingual performance of 

Coser y cantar (Sewing and Singing) 

Friday, April 15th, 2016
5:30pm
Studio 2, Dillingham

 

Free and open to the public!

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Joe Goodliffe, Biochemistry ‘09   

"Spatiotemporal Development of the Forebrain in the Dp16 Mouse Model of Down Syndrome"

April 21   
CNS 112
4 pm.

Everyone is welcome.

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Part of the School of Business's Professional Development Series (PDS), a month full of activities and programs that will support your career and professional development needs! 

Thursday, April 20
8:30-10:00am
School of Business, Room 301

Join us for a hot breakfast and an informal discussion about how his experience has helped him develop methods for inspiring others to take action.

Open to All! Students: RSVP on OrgSync under the School of Business tab to receive Leading Others SLI credit at least 48 hours in advance.

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 Susan Witherup

 "Adventures in paradise: stalking the native Scaevola"

April 7

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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Dave Gondek (Biology). “Local professor weighs in on Zika outbreak”. Ithaca Journal. February 3, 2016View the PDF here.

Photo by Kelsey O'Connor

 

The start of each semester is a busy time for many departments and clubs that want to reserve classrooms or other academic spaces for various non-academic activities. There can be some confusion concerning the process for reserving classrooms for these activities leading up to and during the add/drop period each semester. In order to make the process smoother for this upcoming semester, as well as future semesters, here are guidelines for reserving classrooms during the add/drop period.

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Andy Smith's lab published a paper in the Journal of Experimental Biology titled,"'Double network gels and the toughness of terrestrial slug glue".  Alex Wilks ('15), Sarah Rabice ('14), Holly Garbacz ('15) and Cailin Harro ('17) co-authored this paper.

 

The article is available here:  http://jeb.biologists.org/content/218/19/3128