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Luca Maurer, LGBT Center program director, contributed to a research study conducted by EAB. The project culminated with the publication The Changing Face of the 21st Century Donor: Working With Diverse Alumni Segments, featured in their Advancement Forum.

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 Kaitlyn DeHority (Chemistry & Music ’16), Noah Budin (Chemistry ’18), Samantha Hilston (Biochemistry ’18) and Yongqian (Kelly) Zhang (Chemistry ’14) co-authored a publication with Professor Akiko Fillinger of the Ithaca College Chemistry Department.

Deposition of Nickel on Electrodeposited Cu2O at Potentials More Positive than the Nernst Potential of Ni2+/Ni0.  Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 164 (9) H615 -H620 (2017).

We are grateful to Ithaca College for the Summer Research Grants for undergraduate students and faculty that supported this work. 

Asma Barlas, professor of Politics, presented a lecture and a workshop in Granada, Spain, on "Secularizing the Qur'an?" and, "Decoloniality and Internal Colonialism: The Secular Turn in Qur'anic Studies," on July 7th.

Both events were part of the annual summer school on Critical Muslim Studies organized by the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Granada (

Professor Matthew Klemm (History) presented a paper entitled "Animal and Human Emotion in Medieval Medical Thought" for a session called "The Familiar Animal and the Animal Other" at the International Medieval Congress, Leeds, UK, July 3-6.

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Ithaca College alumna Tanesia Harris published a book on June 28, 2017, titled 12 Steps to Reclaim your Power: A self-help guide for women who are tired of feeling stuck and settling for less.

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Clinical Professor Chris Hummel, MS, ATC & Athletic Training Alumnus Publish Collaborative Work on Concussion Knowledge 

Congrats to Bomber AT Alum and newly minted DAT (University of Idaho), Erin Chapman, DAT, ATC (now a staff Athletic Trainer at The College at Brockport) for her recent publication entitled "Investigation of the Rosenbaum Concussion Knowledge and Attitudes Survey in Collegiate Athletes" in a recent edition of the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. Helped by Department of Exercise & Sport Sciences Clinical Professor, Chris Hummel, MS, ATC the paper seeks to determine whether the Rosenbaum Concussion Knowledge and Attitudes Survey (RoCKAS) is an appropriate outcome measure for assessing collegiate athletes' awareness and disposition towards concussion issues. Congrats Erin and Chris on this impressive accomplishment!

Students Elena Piëch '19 and Cal Goodin '19 interviewed alumnus Elijahda Warner '17, LGBT Center program director Luca Maurer, and Ithaca Transgender Support Group facilitator Natasha for WRFI Community Radio News, 88.1 FM.

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Kathleen Mulligan partnered with U.S. theatre artists David Studwell and Linda Alper and Theatre Wallay (Islamabad, Pakistan) to tour their originally devised piece On Common Ground to The Artists Repertory Theatre (Portland, OR) and The Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

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 The first time pass rate on the national boards for athletic training practice reaches 112 consecutive students from Ithaca College's Athletic Training Education Program

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A story in the current Association of College and University Housing Officers - International (ACUHO-I) magazine Talking Stick highlights collaborative efforts to identify, publicize, and create more single-occupancy restrooms across the Ithaca College campus. The story, "Celebrating Inclusiveness, written by alumna and former IC Residence Director Tina Tormey '98 features the efforts of Jenny Pickett, Assistant Director of Operations in Residential Life, and Luca Maurer, LGBT Center program director.

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Entitled "Cinematic-Mnemonic Encounters: From Geographic to Psychogeographic Histories of Cinema," Utterson's paper considered models of mapping––in space, in terms of geography, but also in time, in terms of history––changing patterns by which the moving image has been consumed throughout the history of cinema. 

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On April 6, 2017, Stewart Auyash, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education presented a lecture and led a discussion on the topic of “Global Public Health Communication” to the faculty and students from the School of Arts and Physical Education and School of Media and Journalism at Volda University College in Volda, Norway. Among the many interesting public health questions posed by students was this one: “Is it true that in America, people wear their shoes inside their homes?”

 Volda University College is located in a small town on the west coast of Norway, but their perspective is global. Their four faculties offer a variety of courses in their subject areas: Humanities and Education, Social Sciences and History, Art and Physical Education and Media and Journalism. The University College refers to itself as ‘The place you’ll never forget.”

LGBT Center program director Luca Maurer was the guest on All Things Equal, a live radio show hosted by Gary Stewart.

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Jennifer Tennant published an article with Kara Contreary and Yonatan Ben-Shalom in the Journal of Disability Policy Studies, "Impacts of the 2010 VA PTSD Rule Change on Veterans' Disability Compensation and Reported Cognitive Disability."

Congratulations to Chrissy Guest, Assistant Professor, Media Arts, Sciences and Studies for insight and representation of women in film as a panelist on NPR 1A. Guest's research in the area of gender equality for women animators was discussed during 1A's broadcast titled "Disney Takes On Stereotypes Or Does It?" Listen to the hour program by following the link:

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Six Ithaca College student leaders were selected from a competitive pool to attend the 2017 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) held May 31-June 3 in College Park, MD. The conference took place at the University of Maryland, the U.S. Capitol, Arlington National Cemetery, and other DC landmarks. The focus is on women’s leadership issues from a broad range of speakers, including internationally known activists, politicians, journalists, entrepreneurs, and scientists. 

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The Ithaca College chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased and proud to announce that its 2017 Fellowship nominee, Cailin Harro, has been selected as a Phi Kappa Phi Fellow and will receive an award of $5,000 in support of her graduate studies.

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Congratulations Virgilio Pinto, Interlibrary Loan Lending Coordinator, for graduating from Leadership Tompkins on Thursday June 15, 2017.

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Last week, personnel representing police agencies from around the region participated in 24th annual Police Mountain Bike School at Ithaca College.  The curriculum for this program was developed right here at IC in 1993 under the leadership of Ithaca College Office of Public Safety officers, and still remains the training standard for police biking instruction throughout the region.

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Anthony Adornato, assistant professor of journalism, recently published a paper, “You Can’t Post That! Social Media Policies in US Television Newsrooms,” in the Electronic News journal.

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