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Mary Ann Erickson was featured in the Innovations in Gerontology Education column of GSA's July 2020 newsletter. 

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"The APA guide to college teaching: Essential tools and techniques based on psychological science" is the result of the work by the American Psychological Association (APA) Committee on Associate and Baccalauteate Education (CABE) Task Force.  


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Marella Feltrin-Morris (Modern Languages and Literatures) has published the first English translation of “Mondo di carta” ("Paper World," 1909) and "La fede" ("Faith," 1922), two short stories by the Italian writer Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936) and winner of the 1934 Nobel Prize for Literature, in volume 32 of the Journal of the Pirandello Society of America, pp. 161-168 and 169-176.

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A New York Times article looking at the coverage of racial bias in the coverage of soccer referenced Rada's work looking at racial bias in television's coverage of collegiate football and basketball. 

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Chris Hummel, Clinical Professor, and Michael Matheny, Clinical Professor/Head Athletic Trainer gave a presentation entitled, Strategies for Updating Your Concussion Management Plan, to over 280 athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals.  The presentation outlined how new evidence and guidelines should be incorporated into existing concussion management plans and how to navigate the ever-evolving world of sport-related concussion.  The New York State Athletic Trainers Association (NYSATA) hosted this free virtual conference on June 24th. 


Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and Co-director of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, was an invited featured speaker at the Gender/Diversity/Democracy: Arts and Humanities Research during the COVID-19 Crisis symposium at the University of Hong Kong. The event was live broadcast on Zoom and live streaming on Monday, June 22.

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Jonathan Ablard, History, presented on the Trump Administration, politics, and COVID-19 at the workshop "The Right in the Context of Coronavirus" that was hosted virtually by the Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (Latin American Council of Social Sciences) in Buenos Aires. 

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Walter Byongsok Chon, Assistant Professor of Dramaturgy and Theatre Studies in the Theatre Arts Department, publishes his article “Battle of the Sexes in the Midst of a Refugee Crisis in Korea: Big Love by ETS (Eye to Soul)” in the international online journal The Theatre Times.


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Nick Kowalczyk (Writing) recently published a mini-essay on Anti-Asian racism, "To the Old White Man Who Smiled at Me Near the Chips," in the literary journal Off Assignment as part of its "Postcard to a Stranger" series during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Currently published on Instagram, the essay will later be curated with other "Postcard to a Stranger" essays on the Off Assignment website


Park School Assistant Professor Mitch McCabe’s film “Civil War Surveillance Poems (Part 1)” was selected for screening at True/False Film Festival in early March.

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Dr. Zoe Shan Lin (History) has joined the “The Balzan Seminar on the Formation, Maintenance, and Failure of States in the Muslim World before 1800” as one of two faculty specializing in the non-Muslim world. 

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 Annette Levine's translations of Aída Bortnik's short stories have been published in the online journal, Latin American Literature Today (LALT).

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Students in Public Relations Lab, a capstone course in Ithaca College’s Integrated Marketing Communications degree program, received a PRism Award in the Student Program Awards/Events & Observances category by the Public Relations Society of America’s Rochester Chapter. The PRism Awards were announced June 18, 2020 at a virtual ceremony. IMC students Caroline Anson, Chloe Landau, and Joey LoPiccolo helped coordinate, promote, and evaluate Wizarding Weekend, a festival for fans of magic and fantasy, held in downtown Ithaca from Oct. 26 to 27, 2019. This PR Lab course in fall 2019 was taught by Arhlene Flowers, associate professor, Integrated Marketing Communications, in the Department of Strategic Communication based in the Park School of Communications.

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Congratulations to this academic year's recipients:

  • Cassandra Crucetti, Biology; Psychology, Neuroscience & Chemistry minors ‘21
  •  Lily DiMartino, Biology; Anthropology minor ‘21


Both students wish to pursue their career goal as a medical doctor.  Thanks to the generosity of Dr. Kastenbaum, this award, among many other opportunities are made possible to all students with pre-health interests.

Thank you, Dr. Kastenbaum for your continued support. Again, congratulations, Cassandra and Lily!

  Harriet Malinowitz (Writing, Women's & Gender Studies) Publishes "The Banality of Racism and the Tearing Down of Statues" on 

Barbara Ganzel, director of the Gerontology Institute, has been awarded a $69,000 Innovation Fund Program grant from a community-based organization, Care Compass Network. The project goal is to improve the care of older adults in ten skilled nursing facilities in upstate New York.

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School of Music's Dr. Janet Galván, Director of Choral Activities, was a panelist for the Pennsylvania American Choral Directors Association’s Summer Online 2020 opening presentation on Sunday, June 7.   





 Congratulations Christine for having your paper accepted at the Academy of Management Review (AMR)!

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Lisa Farman, Assistant Professor in the Department of Strategic Communication, has published a new article in the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media.

The article, entitled “Are consumers put off by retargeted ads on social media? Evidence for perceptions of marketing surveillance and decreased ad effectiveness,” demonstrates the downside to marketers’ use of personal data to target ads online.

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Risham Majeed (Assistant Professor, Art History) has published a critical dialogue with Blake Bradford on two important sites, the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C. and the Equal Justice Initiative’s Memorial and Museum in Montgomery, Alabama. Majeed conceived of the project to analyze these high-profile and long-awaited institutions as a comparative critique that contextualizes black history as American history. 

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