A person’s worth is tied to their physical appearance. At least, that’s the message people are bombarded with every day – on television, in magazines, the Internet and virtually everywhere else. Women must be thin but curvy, while men must be masculine and muscular. Those who don’t meet these criteria are often left with negative perceptions of themselves.
Three Ithaca College seniors have received Fulbrights to spend the 2016–17 academic year working on projects overseas. Taylor Graham will use his creative arts award to make a documentary film on water issues in India; Jaime Lisack will use her research award to study cell development at the University of Würzburg, Germany; and Erika Bucior will use her research award to study an...
Two professors in Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications – Patricia Zimmermann and Scott Hamula – have been named to prestigious positions in their fields.
Zimmermann, professor of media arts, sciences and studies and co-director of the Finger Lakes Environmental...
Submitted on behalf of Provost Benjamin Rifkin:
Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has been selected for the Roster of Fulbright Specialists. Her selection is a result of her books, publications, lectures, and workshops on democratic new media documentary and her research and programming work on environmental and human rights issues across media and multiple arts for the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival at Ithaca College.
This Roster is a list of candidates who are eligible to be matched with incoming project requests from overseas academic institutions for Fulbright Specialists. Dr. Zimmerman will be considered for projects that require her expertise.
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad had forced her and her family to flee in terror to country after country, so it wasn’t her anger that was surprising.
It was her age.
The two pink pom-poms on her sequined beanie hint at an innocence all but gone, and her vengeance is exacted as only a five-year-old knows how.
She picks a fiery red-orange crayon and...