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Lectures and Presentations

talk by Maya von Rossum, on her new book, Green Amendment: Securing our Rights to a Healthy Environment

The Constitutional Change We Need to Protect Our Priceless Natural Resources

For decades, activists have relied on federal and state legislation to fight for a cleaner environment. And for decades, they’ve been fighting a losing battle. The sad truth is, our laws are designed to accommodate pollution rather than prevent it. It’s no wonder people feel powerless when it comes to preserving the quality of their water, air, public parks, and special natural spaces.

But there is a solution, argues veteran environmentalist Maya K. van Rossum: bypass the laws and turn to the ultimate authority—our state and federal constitutions.

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Please join Carol Zou, Director of Programs, Asian Arts Initiative, from Philadelphia, PA, on Thursday, 11/16/17, at 6:00 pm in Klingenstein Lounge.

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Join Hillel for an evening with Quentin Hill of "A Wider Bridge" - an LGBTQ organization doing advocacy in both the US and Israel.

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Daliah Husu is an Author, Poet, Entrepreneur, Beauty Professional and Blogger, whose work focuses on self-empowerment, and spiritual and emotional fulfillment. Her lifelong struggle with gender identity, sexuality, social acceptance, and substance abuse inspired her to share her remarkable story of survival in her memoir, 'I Am Woman'.

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Ithaca College Alum Joseph W. Zarzynski, Class of 1973, will be presenting a talk entitled "Behold the Cerberus the Atlantic Plough:  The History and Archaeology of the HMS Cerberus."



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featuring Contributing Editor Andrew Thompson
and Honors Program Director Alicia Swords 

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Matthew Price gives a talk entitled:

Understanding Student Persistence and Physics Identity using Social Cognitive Agency Models

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The “Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen” series at Ithaca College will present a free public showing of the documentary “The Revival: Women and the Word” on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The screening will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

“The Revival: Women and the Word” chronicles the creation of an international salon-styled tour led and supported by women. It tells the story of how Jade Foster recruited a group of five dynamic poets and musicians to become stewards of a movement that builds community among queer women of color, upholds literary arts excellence and occupies living rooms across the country.

The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series is sponsored by the Ithaca College Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Education, Outreach, and Services. For more information, visit

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 Please join the History Department for "A Journalist Looks Back on Writing Alaskan History" with Ithaca College 1967 graduate Michael Carey. 

Friends 201 at 4pm on Friday, 3rd of November

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Media Literacy Week is coming soon (November 6-10) and Project Look Sharp has prepared a variety of new materials and professional development services for anyone interested in learning more about integrating media literacy into teaching. As described by NAMLE, “the purpose of Media Literacy Week is to raise the visibility of the importance and power of media literacy education and its essential role in education today.” Project Look Sharp, as in years past, will be an integral part of the event, offering online discounts, webinars, and features.

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“Conversation: Started” is an academic symposium offered as part of the celebration of the inauguration of Shirley M. Collado, the ninth president of Ithaca College. Prepare to be inspired and engaged as we discuss and explore the connections between theory, practice, and performance, hearing from innovators and thought leaders within the Ithaca College community and from around the country.

The symposium will be held Friday, November 3, from 1:00-5:15 p.m. in the Athletics and Events Center. Individual sessions are scheduled for 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. 

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Join us for the film showing of Iron Jawed Angels and a vigorous discussion afterwards about the film’s messages, accuracy and relevance led by Executive Director Cyndy Scheibe of Project Look Sharp. The event will occur at Cinemapolis on Wednesday November 1st, at 6:30 p.m. and while admission is free, a $5.00 donation will be graciously accepted as well. The History Center of Tompkins County hosts the event, and for more information on them, call (607) 273-8284, visit, or email Their address is 401 East State Street, Suite 100, here in Ithaca, New York.

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Carrie Adler, Cornell University
Stem cells and organ regeneration in planarian flatworms”

November 9
4 pm
CNS 112

All are welcome.

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 Shane S. Galley of Florida University will present Transuranic Non-Aqueous Coordination Complexes for Understanding f-orbital Participation in Bonding

 Tuesday, October 31st 12:10 pm in CNS 333

Pizza and Beverages Provided

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 Join Active Minds and Feminists United for a panel discussion to close out Domestic Violence Awareness month on Thursday October 26 at 8:00pm in Textor 103.

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Have questions about taking a course at Cornell through the ICCU Exchange Program? Join me online for an interactive presentation and Q&A. Staff, faculty and students welcome.

Email to receive a reminder. 

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