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The Career Services office has partnered with the class of 2004 to sponsor a career networking program during Family Weekend 2003.

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The Office of International Programs will be holding two workshops for faculty, staff, and administrators interested in developing short-term overseas programs for Ithaca College students.

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The Ithaca College Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Jeffrey Grogan, will welcome guest musician, composer, and conductor Mícheál Ó'Súilleabháin for an evening of Irish music and the showing of a silent film on Tuesday, October 7. The free performance will begin at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the Whalen Center.

A screening of the 1926 film Irish Destiny will be accompanied by the chamber orchestra playing a score by Ó'Súilleabháin. Other Irish music, much of it composed by Ó'Súilleabháin, completes the program.

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The Ithaca College Wind Ensemble, directed by Stephen Peterson, presents a free concert on Wednesday, October 8 at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall.

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How Green Is Our Campus?

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 10/03/03 

Mark Darling, coordinator of the Recycling and Resource Program and a dynamic, well-informed speaker, shares and responds to questions on Tuesday, October 7, 12:10-1:00 p.m. in the Clark Lounge of the Campus Center.

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College and high school students considering careers in the sport industry are invited to the "Careers in Sport Symposium" being held at Ithaca College on Friday and Saturday, October 10 and 11.

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Thursday, October 9, 7:00 p.m., Textor 102 -- Bill Goodman, attorney and longtime proponent of equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people will lecture on legal perspectives about legislative, judicial, and policy issues that affect LGBT people. The event is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs Center for LGBT Education, Outreach, and Services.

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Latino Heritage Month: Vieques

Contributed by Sue Chaffee on 10/03/03 

The Office of Multicultural Affairs presents Johanna Bermudez Ruiz' film Vieques: Un Pueblo Forjando Futuros /An Island Forging Futures, on Monday, October 6, at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103. This 17 minute documentary film demonstrates part of the peaceful resistance movement against the U.S. Navy bombing practices on the island of Vieques, a sister island of Puerto Rico.

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The outreach program of Ithaca College's Catholic Community has been selected as one of the top seven exemplary campus ministry programs across the country. It will be showcased in November at the 2003 Campus Ministry Bishops' Reception in Washington, D.C.

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Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year in the Jewish faith. On this day all of the Jewish people are united in directing their hearts and thoughts to G-d and atoning for sins against G-d.

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Request for Proposals

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 10/02/03 

Please propose a presentation in the Faculty Colloquium Series.

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Applications are now available for the Cross-Cultural Leadership Retreat to be held on November 7-9. The retreat brings together IC students from a myriad of cultural backgrounds to explore the topic of cross-cultural interaction and leadership in a meaningful dialogue.

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  • Do you have questions regarding your diet?
  • Have you always wanted to know whether it was better to count carbs or calories?
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    Day of Wellness

    Contributed by Jackie Wandell on 10/02/03 

    Like umbrellas, minds function only when open. Open your minds to wellness! The Department of Exercise Sports and Science and the Wellness Clinic present a "Day of Wellness" on Wednesday, October 8, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., in 302 Center for Health Sciences.

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    Ithacan Brings Home the Gold

    Contributed by Michael Serino on 10/01/03 

    The Ithacan was recently named a gold medalist for the fall 2002 and spring 2003 semesters in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's annual college newspaper critique.

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    New Publication by Susan Swensen

    Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 10/01/03 

    Pawlowski, K., Susan Swensen, C. Guan, A.-E. Hadri, A. M. Berry, and T. Bisseling. 2003. "Distinct patterns of symbiosis-related gene expression in actinorhizal nodules from different plant families". Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 16(9): 796-807.

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    Susan Swensen (biology department) and Marty Condon (Cornell College, Iowa) have recently been awarded a 2-year, $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

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    The Waiting Room, The Samuel French acting edition of Lisa Loomer’s play being performed by IC Theatre this month, is now available in the Library (General Collection PS3562.O583 W3 1998); there is also a version of it published in American Theatre Dec. 1994, with a brief author interview and photographs of several scenes as performed.

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    Ithacans Portray Ithacans

    Contributed by Bonita L. Hogben on 10/01/03 

    Bruce North, art department, has been invited to exhibit his work in the upcoming show entitled, "Ithacans Portray Ithacans," to be held at the Tompkins County Public Library.

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    The fall 2003 enrollment report is available on the registrar's website and may be accessed at:
    Enrollment Reports

    If you have any questions, please contact the registrar's office.

    Contributed by Christopher Knauer

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