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The Office of Human Resources will be closed on Monday, July 30th for an all day training.  We will be happy to assist you when we reopen Tuesday at 8:30am.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Have questions about the new Drop by this open session to talk directly with the team behind the IC website and ask us anything! 

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Please join me is congratulating Maggie Wetter in her selection as Title IX Deputy Coordinator in the Office of Legal Affairs.

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Become an advisor for newly launched Ambassadors Program.

**Advisor application may read for faculty but is open to all (i.e., staff and other)

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Who: Faculty, instructors, deans, learning technologists, librarians, staff of teaching and learning centers 

Session Title: ELI Online Event 2018: Encore! Achieving Student Success through New Models of Learning


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The Honors Program at Ithaca College is happy to announce our new Honors Minor in Interdisciplinary Studies

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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


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Do you have trouble hearing on the telephone?

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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


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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August 31
4 pm
CNS 112

All are welcome to join our recent graduate as she presents,

"Bier, Bratwurst, and Biology: a Fulbright's guide to science abroad”

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Nanda moderated the session: “How to Thrive and Finish Your Program – A “When Faculty Say X” at this year's PROMISE SSI (PROMISE Summer Success Institute). In this session, professors from across the country, members of the Alfred B. Sloan Mentoring Network Advisory Board, answered all of the questions that students never asked their faculty, and are too nervous to ask their advisor. Between them, they have experience as deans, department chairs, center directors, and PIs of grants from NSF, NIH, and the U.S. Department of Education.

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Come and learn what has been happening in the Biology labs!

Spring 2017 Research Symposium

May 2-4 

CNS 112

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The Fred Kastenbaum PreHealth Award is granted each academic year by the Health Professions Advisory Committee.

Congratulations to this year's recipients!

Reid Garner, Biochemistry B.S. German area studies minor (2018)

“My hope is to complete medical school as a member of the United States Air Force. I have not decided yet whether I want to pursue an MD or an MD-PhD. Through volunteering at both Cayuga Medical Center and at Upstate Medical Center, I have gained more of an interest in Emergency Medicine. I am most interested in Orthopedics and Cardiothoracics.”

Colette Piasecki-Masters, Biology, Honors Program (2018)

“My passion for medicine was ignited when I began my biology curriculum and joined Professor Susan Witherup’s research lab.

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All faculty planning to conduct research or classroom activity involving live vertebrate animals for research and/or teaching must obtain prior approval from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) before undertaking that activity.  This committee provides federally-mandated oversight of all activities that have a direct impact on the well-being of animals. 

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Inada M, *Nichols RJ, Parsa JY, Homer CM, *Benn RA, *Hoxie RS, Madhani HD, Shuman S, Schwer B, Pleiss JA. Phospho-site mutants of the RNA Polymerase II C-terminal domain alter subtelomeric gene expression and chromatin modification state in fission yeast. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Jul 8. pii: gkw603. [Epub ahead of print]

* IC undergraduates

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