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Public Viewing Night, Friday, March 25th from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


You are invited to join the Ithaca College Department of Physics for a Public Viewing of the night sky at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory Friday, March 25th from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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Is graduate school in your future? If so, come learn more at this years NCUR Graduate and Professional Studies Fair which is being held in conjuction with the NCUR Conference.

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Please join the Physics Department Monday, March 21, 2011 from 
7:30 PM – 10:00 PM in Emerson Suites for a talk with Gavin Schmidt,
a climate modeller at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies 
in New York and co-author of "Climate Change: Picturing the 
Science" published by W. W. Norton (2009).

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 Please join us this Thursday at 12:10 in Textor 103 for what promises to be an informative and eye-opening discussion.

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Sign up for the chance to rule the playground!

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Burnout: Rising from the Ashes

Contributed by Mara Alper on 03/20/11 

Fri. March 25

12 – 1:30 p.m.

Business 301

We all experience burn out at one time or another. The trick is to acknowledge it and know how to revitalize your energy. This facilitated discussion will explore ideas for developing resiliency, balancing varied aspects of your life, understanding perfectionism and finding ways to align your values and activities so you are energized rather than depleted. Faculty, staff and administrators welcome.

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Wednesday March 23rd, 2011

Ithaca Falls Room, 2nd floor, Campus Center 

Noon - 12:50pm

How To Jump-Start Your Career While You're Still In College

with John Bradac, Director, Career Services

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The following courses beginning this week still have seats available. Sign up on HOMER. Courses are pass/fail and one credit liberal arts courses. [Please note that Garbage, Oil, and Other Dirty Stuff will have its first class meeting this Wednesday, not Monday.]

The three courses available are:

* Garbage, Oil, and Other Dirty Stuff: Environment, Commodities, and Film in the Americas
* Tying Story to Environment: The Checkpoint as Drama
* Checkpoint: Can Games Change the World

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Interested in recertifying your CPR/AED or Lifeguarding before the summer job opportunities?  There will be a recertification challenge from 2:00 - 8:00pm on Wednesday March 30 OR Tuesday April 12th in the Hill Center pool. The cost is $55 for lifeguarding, $30 for CPR.                          

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Seniors, did you forget

Contributed by Alyssa Cooper on 03/20/11 

Make sure to RSVP to Toast to Twenty Eleven

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The Ithaca College Environmental Society (ICES) will be hosting a meeting this Thursday, March 24th at 6pm in Textor 101 to discuss our plans for Power Shift 2011.  We'll be talking logistics at this important meeting, so everyone who will be going to the conference or who is interested in going is STRONGLY urged to attend!

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At a recent luncheon, the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life recognized a number of faculty for their collaborative partnership and their work in helping Student Affairs and Campus Life achieve its mission of fostering the comprehensive growth of students, their academic success, and community development by providing learning opportunities and experiences as well as essential services for all members of the College community.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series will host a screening of The Times of Harvey Milk on Wednesday March 23 in Textor 102 at 7 pm.

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Active Minds wants to celebrate you! On Tuesday, March 22nd in IC Square, the club will be hosting Everybody Matters, an exciting event that promotes mental health and well-being through music, spoken word, and other artistic performances!

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Act! Speak! Build! Month is a month-long advocacy campaign from Ithaca College Habitat for Humanity. We aim to heighten awareness about homelessness, affordable housing issues, and how organizations like Habitat can help. Our advocacy is about addressing the policies, systems and attitudes in place that maintain the prevalence of substandard housing in the United States and beyond. Come join us for five great events!

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Dominick Tavella, a re-recording mixer, will speak on March 23 at 6 p.m. in the Park Auditorium. Tavella won the Academy Award in the sound mixing category for “Chicago” and was a recent British Academy Award nominee for his work in “Black Swan.”

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The Park School of Communications is once again offering a special undergraduate mini-course titled, Media for Social Responsibility. The course is open to all majors. This year’s focus in on Global Health and Wellness and includes a kickoff talk by Dr. Nancy Snyderman.

Media for Social Responsibility: Global Health and Wellness
GCOM 20000 – 01
1 credit
April 7-9, 2011

Please note: If you last year’s course focusing on the environment, you can take still take this course for credit.

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New SLI sessions posted!

Contributed by Jen Walsh on 03/18/11 

SLI sessions for Block 4 are now open for registration!  Please register early for the sessions you will be attending:

The Student Leadership Institute (SLI) is a series of free, interactive workshops designed to help students develop and refine personal leadership skills. As an Ithaca College student, you may choose to attend any session that interests you, or take part in a series of six sessions to earn an SLI certificate. Certificates recognize students who invest time and energy into developing their leadership knowledge and skills.

The SLI is intended to help participants achieve success in their personal lives, interact more effectively with others, and prepare for the working world. Students track their participation in any of the series offered: Leading SelfLeading Others, Leading in a Diverse World, or Leading @ IC.

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Come study the art and architecture of our nation’s capital during a two-week intensive art history course entitled “Public Art and Architecture of Washington, DC.” 

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Looking for children for class lab

Contributed by Diane Long on 03/18/11 

We are looking for children to participate in a play lab for the Pediatric Intervention in Occupational Therapy course.

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