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Susan Allen-Gil presented "Heavy metal contamination in the Taimyr Peninsula, Siberian Arctic." and chaired two sessions: 1) Undergraduate Education in Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology, and 2) Migration: The Role of Biota in Contaminant Transport at the Fourth World Congress of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Portland, Oregon. November 2004.

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Jin Hi Kim, the Freedman Foundation artist in residence at Cornell University, will visit Ithaca College on Saturday, December 4, to talk about Korean music and give a virtuoso performance on the komungo, a six-string zither developed in fourth-century Korea.

Free and open to the public, the event will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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Kit Muma's Work is Published

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 12/01/04 

Katherine E. Muma and James H. Fullard. 2004. "Persistence and regression of hearing in the exclusively diurnal moths, Trichodezia albovittata (Geometridae) and Lycomorpha pholus (Arctiidae)". Ecological Entomology 29(6): 718 - 726.

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Two Choral Events

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 12/01/04 

Vocal music is featured on two upcoming free concerts at Ithaca College.

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Ithaca College's Jazz Workshop, a big band jazz ensemble, will give a free concert under the leadership of music director Steve Brown on Friday, December 3, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall.

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As we approach the convergence of many religious and cultural holidays in December, members of the Ithaca College community are asked to please take the following thoughts into consideration:

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Art and Ethics Discussion

Contributed by Laurie Ward on 12/01/04 

You are invited to a post-show discussion of Neil Labute's Shape of Things, to take place on Saturday, December 4, at 10:00 p.m., after the production in the Clark Theatre.

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The Happening, an exhibition of new thesis photographic work by senior photography students, will open Thursday, December 9, in downtown Ithaca.

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Bruce North, assistant professor of art, has again this year been juried into the prestigious Parkside Print Exhibition with an etching entitled High Ground.

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Bake Sale Friday, December 3

Contributed by Debra Meeker on 11/30/04 

The Culinary Arts Club is holding a bake sale this Friday, December 3, in the Campus Center lobby from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

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Cornell University professor of human development Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D., is the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute's Distinguished Speaker for fall 2004.

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Provost Peter Bardaglio's commentary "Sustainability Education, the ANAC Mission, and Democratic Citizenship" has been published in the fall 2004 ANAC Bulletin, the online newsletter of the Associated New American Colleges.

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James Paul Meyer Dies

Contributed by Pat O'Rear on 11/29/04 

James Paul Meyer, manager of tradebook operations in the College's bookstore, died suddenly on Saturday, November 27, 2004, at home.

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Artists' Talk at Handwerker

Contributed by Cheryl Kramer on 11/29/04 

Susan Weisend and Harry McCue will speak about their work currently on display in Editing Nature: Recent Work by Susan Weisend and Harry McCue at the Handwerker Gallery at 12:15 pm on Thursday, December 2.

Weisend and McCue, both of the IC art department, will discuss their use of nature as a point of departure for the prints, paintings, and drawings exhibited.

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The LGBT Center's tobacco cessation and prevention initiative, designed to address disproportionate rates of smoking in sexual minority students at Ithaca College, is highlighted in two current publications.

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Play Reading at the Handwerker

Contributed by Cheryl Kramer on 11/29/04 

On Thursday, December 2, the theater group On the Verge will present a reading of Tis Pity She's a Whore in the Handwerker Gallery from 7:00 - 9:00 pm.

Written by John Ford in the early 1630s and directed by Claire Gleitman, the play centers around an incestuous love affair carried on by a brother and a sister, in defiance of the conventions of their society, and its bloody consequences.

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Budget Submission Deadline

Contributed by Sally Dietz on 11/29/04 

Please remember that the deadline for submitting the departmental budget worksheets is Friday, December 10.

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There are still many families (children) who need to be "adopted" for the Holiday.

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On Thursday and Friday, January 20-21, 2005, Ithaca College will host a symposium on African Americans in sport entitled "From Jack Johnson to Marion Jones: Gains Made -- Struggles Remain for African Americans in Sport."

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Lighting of the Towers

Contributed by Lisa Belokur on 11/29/04 

Calling all staff, faculty, alumni, and families: Facilities Services is gearing up for the 30th annual "Lighting the Towers" to ring in 2005.

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