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Writing professor teaches belly dancing to Longview residents

Katharyn Machan, professor of writing, performs and teaches belly dancing around the City of Ithaca.

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Students struggle to fund musical-comedy thesis film

“The Art of Adjustment,” a thesis film co-produced and directed by seniors Nick Stern and Jake Witterschein, is a musical comedy about a man who was sent to prison.

Students gather biweekly to informally ‘Jammm’

Students created “The Jammm,” a biweekly event that allows students of all musical levels to come together and play instruments.

Ithaca College professor contributes editing to Ken Burns’ documentary

Marlena Grzaslewicz, assistant professor of media arts, sciences and studies, is an Emmy-award winning sound editor who has collaborated with documentarian Ken Burns for more than 20 years. Recently, Grzaslewicz worked as a dialogue editor on Burns’ “The Roosevelts: An Intimate Story,” airing on PBS.

Former professor starts Prosthetics for Life Foundation in Ecuador

Kit Frank, an Ithaca College adjunct professor from 2007-2011, and her husband Robert Frank ’73 founded a clinic in Ecuador designed to give well-fitting prosthetics to those who need them.

Ithaca Civic Ensemble to bring controversial play to Ithaca College campus

“Safety,” an original play by the Ithaca Civic Ensemble about community-police relations, will be performed at Ithaca College at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in Textor 101.

The State Theatre of Ithaca to feature comedian Kathleen Madigan

Comedian Kathleen Madigan will be performing at the State Theatre of Ithaca on Sept. 27. Contributing Writer Alana Herlands spoke with Madigan about her career.

Ithaca College students create online magazine focused on outdoors

Students at Ithaca College have created an online magazine about outdoor activities called Explore Magazine.