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Are you interested in studying abroad in NEW ZEALAND? IES (The Institute for the International Education of Students) is one of Ithaca College's affiliated study abroad providers, and a representative of IES will be on campus this Tuesday, March 27 in Textor 103, along with a representative from the University of Canterbury (Christchurch, New Zealand),  to meet with students and provide further information about the IES study abroad options in New Zealand. A free pizza lunch will be provided!

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Darius J. Conger, Department of Economics and Ryan E. Cruz, Department of Sport Management and Media, delivered a paper entitled “Match Competitive Balance in Tennis: Evidence from the Sony Ericsson Open" at the 38th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association March 9th in Boston, MA. Ryan Cruz at acted as a discussant of a paper entitled “Relegation in the English Premier League: Are All Incentives Created Equal”

Doctor Gustavo Licon, Assistant Professor at the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, presented as an invited speaker at the February 17th-18th CHICANO!, A CONFERENCE ON THE EMERGING HISTORIOGRAPHY OF THE CHICANO MOVEMENT in Santa Barbara, California.  

This conference featured a number of scholars whose research focuses on the Chicano Movement of the 1960s and 1970s, the most significant civil rights protest movement by Mexican Americans in the U.S.


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April is LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) Awareness Month, and a variety of student organizations, offices, and other groups are planning LGBT-themed happenings that will take place on campus and in the community. A preliminary calendar of events is available but your help is needed to fill in the details! If one of your events is listed and you have additional details, or your event is not listed and you'd like it to be, please contact as soon as possible.

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Work by artists Christine Destrempes, Christo, Raymond Ghirardo & Megan Roberts, Philip Govedare, s.c. Thayer and Jen Torres are included in  "Uncommon River", curated by Gail Seigel.  They explore the concept of rivers from a variety of perspectives. Rivers touch all lives directly or indirectly, but particularly so in the Pacific Northwest and Idaho where agriculture, industry, commerce, energy, recreation, tourism, transportation and countless jobs depend on rivers and where rivers are central to public policy debates on water rights, endangered species and wilderness preservation.


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This Friday (3/30) there will be a garden party you won’t want to miss! Come anytime between 12pm-6pm for as long as you like. The garden is located between Williams Hall and Phillips Hall.

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Patricia Hill Collins will present "At the Center of the Storm:  Black Men, Violence, and U.S. Society" as part of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity's Spring 2012 Discussion Series.  The event takes place on Tuesday, March 27th in Emerson Suites, Campus Center, from 7-9 p.m.

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As you begin to plan for Commencement Week 2012, please keep in mind the following on-campus housing guidelines. All campus residents except for graduating seniors, Resident Assistants, and Circle Apartment residents are required to vacate their rooms no later than 3:00 p.m. on May 12, 2012 unless they receive written approval from the Office of Residential Life to remain.

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Want to know how to get your break into the entertainment, art, music, non profit, commercial, political worlds?  

Then come to our FLEFF annual--and legendary-- mentoring event, HOW TO GET YOUR BREAK.  Friday, March 30, Park 220. 4-5:30.  

Arrive early, seating is limited.

Facilitated by Steve Gordon, TVR and former Viacom executive

Featuring  festival guests Rodrigo Brandao (Kino LorberFilms), Carlos Gutierrez (Cinema Tropical) , Laura Kissel (director, Cotton Road), Kevin Lee (dGenerateFilms),  Jim Miller (producer, Koch Brothers Exposed),  Shelley Niro (director, Kissed by Lightning)



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In celebration of International Volunteer week our April 14th event is going to be jam packed with awesome events and ways for YOU to serve!!!!!!!

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This is a reminder that if you are involved with student organizations, are a leader on campus, and currently have a GPA at or above 2.75, then you might be interested in applying for the Margaret D. Reid or Student Government Association Scholarships!

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Please join us Thursday March 29th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Textor 101 for an opportunity to discuss Nutrition and You with Beth Winthrop, Product Development Director of Wellness for Sodexo Campus Division.  Beth will give a 20-30 minute interactive presentation on Nutrition, after which participants are encouraged to network with each other and enjoy light, healthy refreshments.

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Residential Life and Judicial Affairs is seeking interested students to participate in a 75 minute focus group during the first two weeks of April.  Dates and times are listed below. 

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Renowned DJ/VJ multimedia/new media artist Art Jones will do a master class and a concert as a featured artist-in-residence for the 15th Annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.


Art Jones   works with film, digital video, live audio/video mixes, installations,  audio, television, interactive media, and hybrid media. He has produced  and directed for MTV, Deep Dish TV, the New York City Women's Health Project, the New York Times, Red Bull BC One Tokyo, and the American Civil Liberties Union.  In Austria, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Portugal, Mexico and other international venues, he has collaborated on live mixes with Soundlab, DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid, Phillip Virus with Alec Empire, Teleseen, Amiri Baraka, Femmes with Fatal Breaks, and Anti-Pop Consortium. Jones' media art projects have screened at the Museum of Modern Art, London's Tate Gallery, and many international media festivals and broadcast outlets.


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The tenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 20. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please visit to register.

This event is sponsored by the Diversity Awareness Committee and the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach, and Services.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Lis Maurer at or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.


The Office of Human Resources, Employee Benefits & Work Life Department is looking for two dynamic student workers for next school year.

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 Monday March 26

"Live Remix Revisited: Digital Technology, New Documentary, Collaboration

with VJ/DJ/multimedia artist Art Jones

Park Hall
3-4:30 p.m

Microtopias Installation Opening
Conceived, designed and executed by FLEFF Interns

Handwerker Gallery
Ithaca College
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Live music nu Generous Melon Tango

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Move It And Lose It!

Contributed by Alison Bowman on 03/26/12 

It is a spectacular time to enhance your diet and exercise routine now that the weather is getting warmer.

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This is a friendly reminder that Friday, March 30th, is the due date for Technology Renewal Summer 2012 questionnaires.

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A documentary that takes a probing look at the intersection of gender, ethnicity and sexuality in women’s sports will be the next offering in the Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series at Ithaca College. “A Knock Out” will be shown on Wednesday, March 28, at 7 p.m. in Textor 102. It is free and open to the public.

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