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It might be crashing below zero here in Ithaca, New York, but here at the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, everything is hot and furious as we gear up to mount this year's festival, the 16th edition.

It runs April 1-7, 2013, at Ithaca College and downtown at Cinemapolis. Our theme: mobilities.

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Faculty and students are invited to attend presentations by three candidates who are semi-finalists for the line in Asian-American Studies.  This will be a dual appointment, between the CSCRE and Sociology.  There is also an "open meeting" time slot if you want to meet with the candidates.
 

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 I am very pleased to announce that Jerry Mirskin, Associate Professor in the Department of Writing, will serve as the next coordinator of the all-college Planned Studies program beginning immediately. 

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 I am very pleased to announce that Thomas Pfaff, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, will serve as the next director of the all-college Honors program beginning in Fall 2013.

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Posted on behalf of Anthony Hopson

The City of Ithaca has the following construction update that may impact travel for faculty, staff and students.

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The Seniors’ Job Search Coaching Group will provide a supportive environment to discuss job-search concerns, strategies and outcomes.  The group will be made up of 5 to 8 students, who will talk with each other about their personal experiences, reflections, and strategies regarding the job-search process.

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Hello Students!

Sign-ups for Iyengar Yoga and Pilates are now available at the Fitness Center front desk.  Both classes will begin the week of 2/3/13 and run through the end of the semester with skip dates and on holidays.  For additional information on either class please visit the class pages on the Office of Recreational Sports website.

Iyengar Yoga - https://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/recsports/group_exercise/iyengar_yoga/

Pilates - https://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/recsports/group_exercise/pilates/

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Attn: Dancers!

Contributed by Carolyn Mohn on 01/24/13 

IC Unbound, the largest dance company on campus, will be holding auditions on Sunday, January 27th at 8pm in Hill Center Dance Studio.

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Dr. Evan Lind, University of Toronto

"Immunity to Intracellular Infection: It's all fun and games until someone gets leukemia"

January 31  (pdf)
4:00 p.m.

CNS 112

Part of the Department's Seminar Series.

Everyone is welcome to attend!
Refreshments beforehand* (3:45-4:00pm)
CNS first floor lobby
*Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reuse, reduce, recycle! 

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Dr. Jamal Rossi, the first candidate for the position of Dean of the School of Music will visit the Ithaca College campus on January 28th and 29th.

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Exploring the thermodynamics of a rubber band

 

David Roundy
Department of Physics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331

Michael Rogers
Department of Physics, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York 14850 

 

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SSDP Presents Just Say Know - An honest and interactive discussion about Cocaine and how to stay safe

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 Assistant Professor Donathan Brown, Department of Communication Studies, has accepted an invitation to speak about academic publishing pertaining to race and public policy in conjunction with the National Association of Blacks in Higher Education conference.

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Study Abroad in China this May!

Contributed by Paul Deamer on 01/24/13 

School of Business is pleased to announce its second Short Study Abroad program in China, scheduled for May 20-31, 2013, pending College approval.

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Looking for the perfect summer job? Be a counselor at IC's third annual Summer Music Academy (SMA), a quality summer music experience for hundreds of young musicians from across the nation and around the world! 

SMA counselors will assist faculty and staff, serve as role models for students, supervise daily activities, and may perform some teaching duties. Counselors must reside in the dorms for the duration of the program and will earn a weekly stipend, in addition to receiving room and board.

Apply for a SMA counselor position here

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February is American Heart Month. IC is launching a Go Red for Women campaign to bring awareness of heart health to the campus. Although our campaign is focused on preventing and fighting the number one killer of women, heart disease, all faculty, staff and administrators are invited to participate. 

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Assistant Professor Darin Gully from the Department of Communication Studies will present two scholarly papers in Kansas City, Missouri, in April.  One of the papers will be featured as a top paper in political communication; the paper focuses on the political storytelling system, explaining the citizens' use of political information sources. 

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Assistant Professor Christopher House was part of a panel of experts who helped analyze and critique the second Obama Inauguration ceremony.  Dr. House represented both IC and Cornell, where he is the Director of the African American Worship Service.  

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   The graduating class of Musical Theatre and Acting majors of the Department of Theatre Arts will present an afternoon of music on Sunday, January 27 at 4 PM in the Clark Theatre to benefit the residents of the Sakhi Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence in Kerala, India. Sakhi provides shelter for battered women, their children, and young victims of the sex trade in Kerala

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Block Housing is a housing option by which groups of 4-6 people can submit a request to the Office of Residential Life to live together in a cluster of rooms. Request forms will be available in the Office of Residential Life on January 21, 2013 and will be due before 5pm on April 15, 2013

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