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Soap for Hope -- Reminder

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 04/05/11 

Make Your Contribution to Soap for Hope

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Computer scientist David G. Stork will tell — and show — how computer image analysis is changing our understanding of art in a free public talk at Ithaca College on Thursday, April 14. The talk, entitled "When Computers Look at Art: Image Analysis in Humanistic Studies of the Visual Arts” will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 102. You may never see paintings the same way again after this lecture, which will be generously illustrated with works by Pollock, van Gogh, Jan van Eyck, Hans Memling, Lorenzo Lotto and others.

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Jay Sokolovsky, professor and chair of anthropology at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, will visit Ithaca College on Thursday, April 14, to give a talk "Will We Grow Up Before We Grow Old: What America Can Learn from the Global Response to the Age of Aging" The talk which is free and open to the public will begin at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.

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Like volunteering? Like FREE breakfast? Sign up for the Service Saturday on April 16th!

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in the field of humanitarian relief? Put your knowledge and skills to the test in this interactive simulation workshop!

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Submitted on behalf of Associate Provost Bashar Hanna

Congratulations to Dr. Deborah Nawoczenski in the Department of Physical Therapy at Ithaca College in Rochester who has been awarded a research grant from the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society. The funding is for research to examine biomechanical factors that continue to impact foot and ankle function and muscle performance following a surgical procedure called gastrocnemius recession.

The School of Music is excited to announce the Mary I. Arlin '61 Award for Distinguished Teaching in Undergraduate Music Theory. This award, which will be given every four years, recognizes outstanding and distinguished teaching in undergraduate music theory courses. It is intended to recognize an individual faculty member for sustained commitment to teaching and for teaching that demonstrates a sustained level of excellence.

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Come to American Marketing Association's first KanJam Tournament at the Quad on May 1st from 1:00-5:00p.m. for a fun day of music, drinks, snacks and the support of science!

Since all proceeds are going to the Ithaca Science Center, the theme of the event is Krazy for Science, so you must come in your best crazy scientist gear (pictures will be posted for inspiration)..or your own science related theme

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Faculty and staff are invited to help us celebrate the many years Chris Cecconi has dedicated to the college, the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Department and to the community.

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The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee would like to invite all first-year students to attend a series of events designed to highlight the wonderful speakers, films, athletics and performances that happen on our campus all year long!

Here are the next few FYE Showcase Events:

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Sodexo, Inc. has been named to the 2011 NAFE Top 50 Companies and 10 Nonprofits for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE). The list recognizes organizations whose policies and practices encourage women's advancement and whose numbers at the highest levels of leadership demonstrate that commitment

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Come see your favorite professors shake it on the dance floor!

  The Second Annual Dancing with the Stars Competition is only a few days away! 


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Across the Middle East and North Africa, the people have exercised their right to be heard by the regimes that have ruled over them for decades. This is truly a time of transition. But why has this happened? Why now?

IC International Club will be hosting a discussion series throughout April during the Thursday lunch period involving various professors from across campus who will provide their insights on this issue. What is the history of the region? What are the socio-economic issues at hand? How was social media involved in these revolutions?

Join us for our first discussion with Politics Professor Soyinka-Airewele. She will be talking to us about military intervention in North Africa. This is sure to be a very informative and interesting discussion on an extremely current event on Thursday, April 7th at 12:15pm in Klingenstein Lounge.

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The Office of Residential Life would like to announce that Summer Waitlist Applications and Vacancy Forms are available in the Office of Residential Life.  

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Sonke Johnsen, Duke University

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112 
Department Seminar Series

Refreshments served at 3:45, 1st floor CNS foyer. Bring your mug. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at 274-3161.  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible

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Jeffreen M. Hayes, predoctoral diversity fellow in the Department of Art History, will discuss comedian Dave Chappelle's critically acclaimed Chappelle's Show on April 7 during a noon hour presentation in Clark Lounge .

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Special FREE Screening at Cinemapolis

What Do Polar Bears Dream When They’re Dying?
With renowned Arctic and wildlife cinematographer/ director Arthur Smith

Sunday April 17 2 p.m. Cinemapolis FREE

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Spring Has Sprung...Have You???

Contributed by Anne Woodard on 04/04/11 

Spring is finally here...are you ready for all the great outdoor activities coming up?  How are those shorts fitting?  Feeling fit enough to be seen in swim wear??!  We have just the way to get you nice & fit, and at the same time you can help make a difference in cancer research!  Get ready for Logan's Run 5k Run/Walk to be held on campus Saturday, April 30th!  This is what you'll need to know...

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Eight Ithaca College Chemistry and Biochemistry majors presented results from their independent research projects at the National American Chemical Society meeting in Anaheim, CA.  With more than 163,000 members, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information.  Congratulations to: Sarah Belenchia (`11), Samantha Cary (`12), Courtney Doll (`12), Juan Duchimaza (`11), Sara Munie (`12), Jade Pratt (`11), Stephanie Thompson (`11), and Kaylee Underkofler (`11) on their excellent work!!

In celebration of Focus Asia Month, the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs, along with the Asian American Alliance, is shedding this week's spotlight on Japan.

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