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Jennifer Germann, Associate Professor of Art History, presented an invited lecture, “Entangled Lives in Georgian Portraits,” at Benjamin Franklin House in London, U.K. on May 10, 2018.  

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The performance review process in Parnassus will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 29, 2018. 

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Asma Barlas, Politics, gave a talk and a workshop on Qur'anic hermeneutics, secular/feminism and decoloniality at the summer school on Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles and Liberation Theologies, in Granada (Spain) on June 22.

The school is organized by the University of California, Berkekey, and the University of Granada. http://www.dialogoglobal.com/granada/index.php 

 Congratulations to Image Text MFA students Jason Lipeles and John Rufo, whose book manuscripts are finalists for two major literary publication prizes. 

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Our new students will arrive on Saturday, August 25, 2018. We need faculty, staff and student volunteers to become a Move In Crew Volunteers and help welcome them to our community!

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All eighteen members of the Bomber Athletic Training (degree) Class of 2018 have now officially passed the BOC examination on their first attempt this spring and early summer. This brings the program first time pass streak to 8 consecutive years and 133 consecutive students to pass the national boards exam on their very first attempt, far exceeding any national averages. Congrats to all 21 members of 2018 for all of their amazing accomplishments and contributions to #sustainedexcellence and to all those educators, mentors, preceptors, friends and family members who were part of those individual successes!

Kelly and Abby presented on “Usability Testing for Instruction” at the SUNY Library Association’s 2018 Conference at Finger Lakes Community College in Canandaigua, NY. Laura Kuo also assisted with the testing and the presentation. 

 

The presentation was very well-received and generated much interest. Several attendees suggested that the research would be ideal for publication.

I am pleased to announce that Jess Shapiro is joining the Campus Center team as the new Assistant Director. 

 

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 Have you ever wondered about the religiosity of Ned Flanders, the feminist sensibilities of Lisa Simpson, and the national identity of Apu Nahaspeemapetilon?  

Are these animated characters, among others, really sites of struggle among political, economic, and social forces?

Register today for Communication, Culture and Rhetoric offered online during Summer Session I (May 29-June 29) and learn how analyzing these questions and more can lead to a better understanding of popular culture and how it can affect one’s sense of self.

This web/online course investigates the rhetorical dimensions of the longest-running sitcom in America, The Simpsons. Students will learn how signs and symbols influence us through a process called rhetoric.

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You are invited for a public viewing of the night sky with the IC Department of Physics & Astronomy! **CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER AND POOR VISIBILITY**

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Would you like to be able to save the life of someone who is overdosing on an opioid such as Oxycontin, Vicodin or heroin?   The Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Workshop is a skill-building program presented by staff from Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP). The workshop is designed to help you in recognizing and preventing fatal opioid overdoses. Participants will learn basic information about harm reduction, signs of overdose, and how to administer naloxone in the case of an opioid overdose emergency. Participants who complete the training will have the option to receive a free opioid overdose prevention/naloxone kit.

Spots are limited! Please RSVP by email to Nancy Reynolds, Center for Health Promotion, at nreynolds@ithaca.edu.

 

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Do you have trouble hearing on the telephone?

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FutureCycle Press has published Writing professor Katharyn Howd Machanís collection of poems.

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Zoe Mendrysa “19 (Major - Biology) has been selected as a presenter during the 52nd annual conference to be held by the National Collegiate Honors Council in Atlanta, Georgia.

Zoe has been selected to present their session entitled, “Chlamydia Virulence Factors Subvert Host Cell Apoptosis” on November 11 2017. Her research will highlight Chlamydia trachomitis and host cell interactions by using hypothetical proteins to determine organelle localization. The national submission process for the NCHC annual conference is highly selective, with hundreds of students and faculty submitting proposals each year.

While in Atlanta, Zoe will have the opportunity to explore the city of Atlanta through NCHC’s City as TextTM Program, network with other honors students and faculty from across the country and around the world, and celebrate the unique community created by honors education.

Congratulations Zoe!!

Elena Piech “19 (Major - Emerging Media - Design & Production) has been selected as a presenter during the 52nd annual conference to be held by the National Collegiate Honors Council in Atlanta, Georgia.

Elena has been selected to present their session entitled, “Teaching Activism in Honors Courses.” on November 12, 2017. Her research will highlight how attending activist movements and protests can better enhance how students understand social movements. The national submission process for the NCHC annual conference is highly selective, with hundreds of students and faculty submitting proposals each year.

While in Atlanta, Elena will have the opportunity to explore the city of Atlanta through NCHC’s City as TextTM Program, network with other honors students and faculty from across the country and around the world, and celebrate the unique community created by honors education.

Congratulations Elena!!

Jess Shapiro, Honors Academic Assistant and Residence Director for Eastman and Lyon Halls has been selected as a co- presenter during the 52nd annual conference to be held by the National Collegiate Honors Council in Atlanta, Georgia.

 Jess Shapiro and Katherine Hellmann (University of Texas at Tyler) have been selected to co-present their session entitled, “A Look at Diversity Education in Honors” on November 10, 2017. Their research will highlight how educating honors students on diversity and social justice issues can be fraught with lack of time, understanding, and uncertainty. Find out how Ithaca College and the University of Texas at Tyler created and implemented a developmental diversity curriculum.  Presenters will share assessment data and educational materials.

Congratulations Jess!

 

 

Andy Smith presents research on the show, "Tell Me Something I Don't Know".

He was a guest on the show "Tell Me Something I Don't Know", a podcast hosted by Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of Freakonomics. Andy was interviewed about his research on slug glue and its potential for bio-inspired medical adhesives. The episode was called "All about bugs (of the animal and computer varieties)" (episode 32). The episode was aired on Oct.22 and is available at the website  http://tmsidk.com/

 

Campus Center & Event Services (CCES) is presenting a 25Live training session for staff and faculty.

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Campus Center & Event Services will host a 25Live training session for staff and faculty.

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Campus Center & Event Services will host a training session to teach students the basics of using 25Live, Ithaca College's room reservation system.

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