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Cantor Abbe is published on for her work: Quarantine: A Poetic Interpretation of Leviticus 13.  



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The Leadership Scholar Program recognizes students with a demonstrated record of academic and co-curricular achievements. Students enter the program during their first year at Ithaca College and take on new leadership challenges every semester until they graduate. Components of the program include service projects, professional development, and active involvement in student organizations that is recorded in leadership portfolios, which are presented to administrators and peers every semester.

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Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and co-director of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, is a featured interview on the University of California Press site for her research and writing on co-creation in new media documentary. 

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Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and co-director of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, was an invited speaker and presenter at the University of Chicago February 19-21, 2020. 

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 Michael Twomey (English, Dana Professor of Humanities and Arts, Emeritus) has published a comprehensive research guide to the medieval English writer John Trevisa (ca. 1342-1402) in Oxford Bibliographies Online’s Medieval Studies section, ed. Paul E. Szarmach;  DOI: 10.1093/obo/9780195396584-0279 (9,500 words).  OBO offers scholars reliable and up-to-date introductions to hundreds of topics. 

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Nick Sagan - Assistant Professor, Media Arts, Sciences and Studies (Cinema and Photography/Faculty, Writing for Film, Television, and Emerging Media) wrote the classroom discussion guide for the new season of Cosmos: Possible Worlds (FOX/National Geographic). 

Season debut of two episodes on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 8/7c and 9/8c

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Dr. Smith’s talk was titled “Double networks and gastropod glue: Unlocking the potential of adhesive gels”. The Adhesion Society brings together researchers from academic and industrial labs from around the world to discuss the latest developments in the field. Dr. Smith presented recent work from his lab on an unusual biological glue produced by a terrestrial slug. His research demonstrated the toughening mechanism of the glue, and provided detailed evidence identifying the chemical interactions that cause it to set into a firm adhesive. Adhesive gels are becoming widely recognized for their potential as an alternative to stitches, and the double network mechanism is a major advance in making gels that are sufficiently tough for this role. Dr. Smith’s work was the first to demonstrate that a biological material uses the double network mechanism to achieve toughness. This work has inspired the development of a novel biomedical adhesive.


The We Tell: Fifty Years of Participatory Community Media national touring exhibition recently had a five-day run at Anthology Film Archives in New York City from December 12-17, 2019.  All six programs in the exhibition were screened with invited featured makers. 


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New Student & Transition Programs was honored this weekend at the NODA Regional Conference for an "Innovative Program Award" for the Fall Orientation 2019 Program We Are IC.

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Psychology Professor Leigh Ann Vaughn presented "Self-exploration and self-control: Differences in regulatory focus and psychological need support" at a poster session at the SPSP annual convention in New Orleans, on February 28, 2020.

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The Crowdsourcing Hypothesis Tests project found that whether effects replicated had more to do with the effects themselves than with the skill of the replicating teams. It also showed that experts can predict which effects will replicate.


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Associate Professor Kari Brossard Stoos gave a keynote speech and presented a 3 day interprofessional health workshop on "Microbes and Me: Feeding our Microbes." She discussed the role of the human microbiome in health and disease and approaches to supporting healthy microbiomes, including behaviors and behavior change models at the Hamk Wellbeing International Week in Hameenlinna, Finland.  The conference brought together undergraduate, graduate students, and professionals in the fields of health education, clinical care, public health, social work, and etc from approximately 12 countries. 

 Professor Gleitman's chapter, "“What a Man”: Performing Masculinity in Arthur Miller’s and Tennessee Williams’ Plays" appears in the collection Arthur Miller for the Twenty-First Century, part of the Springer series, American Literature Readings in the 21st Century


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As John Cage and his collaborators (Lejaren Hiller, Calvin Sumsion, and Ron Nameth) prepared for the May 1969 performance of HPSCHD at the University of Illinoisthey were creating a one-time, unrepeatable, multimedia, participatory, site-specific Happening. And yet, Cage was simultaneously planning future performances and creating materials for his publisher. This talk teases out differences between HPSCHD as a Happening and its “afterlife” as a Work and subsequent issues relating to Cage’s anarchic politics, authorial control, and the creator as “genius.”

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Janet Galván was the guest artist at Meeting Coral uc3m from February 7-9 where she worked with with the choir of the Carlos III University of Madrid and led a masterclass in conducting for participants from throughout Spain. As a culmination, she rehearsed the choir and participants and presented a concert at the Ateneo De Madrid. 

Dr. Lewis, chair of the department of Recreation and Leisure Studies presented twice at the International Conference on Outdoor Leadership in HoneyRock, Wisconsin.  

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Janet  Galván, Director of Choral Activities and Professor of Music, conducted the California High School All State Treble Chorus where she premiered a composition about depression and anxiety by Dr. Zanaida Robles (pictured on left in photo).

Other works included three more female composers (Gwyneth Walker, Sarah Quartel, and Alexander Olslavsky), renowned African American composer Glenn Burleigh, Singapore’s Darius Lim, and Antonio Vivaldi.

Scott Hamula, associate professor and chair of the Department of Strategic Communication, recently published, "A name with no body: The search for a school mascot case study," in the Journal of Education Advancement & Marketing, Volume 4, Number 3. 

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Dr. Skott Jones, Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, recently published a study on the perception of sound similarity in Spanish in the International Journal of Social Sciences Research, a double-blind peer-reviewed journal.

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Three Ithaca College Park School student teams have been selected to progress to the semi-final round in the Washington Media Scholars Case Competition! After competing in the qualifying round of the national competition, the top 24 teams in the country were selected to contend in the Media Plan Case Competition semi-finals. This elite event challenges students to think strategically and dive into the deep-end of marketing impressions, numbers and budgets. The top six teams from the semi-final round will receive an all-expenses-paid week-long trip to Washington, D.C. There they will compete as finalists for the National Excellence in Media Award and $16,000 in scholarships, while networking and job shadowing at D.C. media organizations.

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