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From left, senior Ted Mburu and junior Matthew Weil conducted research in the areas of environmental physics and physics education and presented at a conference March 5–10.

Two IC students win award at physics research conference

By Jadyn Davis, Staff Writer March 29, 2023
Ithaca College junior Matthew Weil and senior Ted Mburu were awarded the Best Undergraduate Research Award at the American Physical Society March Meeting.  
Juan Arroyo, right, assistant professor in the Department of Politics, helped organize the Model EU Council Simulation beginning in July 2020. Junior Julien Sobel, left, played the Foreign Affairs Minister of Belgium at the last in-person Model EU conference, which was held a few months before the pandemic began.

Model European Union holds virtual conference for students

By Elijah de Castro, Staff Writer April 29, 2021
This year, the chatter, debates and discourse that the Model European Union (EU) offers students shifted to a virtual setting.
Daniel Gwirtzman, assistant professor in the Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College, presented at the 22nd Annual National Dance Education Organization Conference.

Q&A: Professor presents at national conference

By John Turner November 9, 2020
Part of the fun of being in the circle is the fact that you do see everybody, and, whether you're holding hands or not, you're part of this community.
Junior Alex Coburn directed a film for her Advanced Cinema Production: Fiction Film class in March 2018.  The film, “Love is For Suckers,” was a dark coming-of-age comedy about vampires. The paper shes about to have published discusses a Czech New Wave film that expresses feminism through a story about vampires.

Q&A: Junior to publish paper on feminism in Czech New Wave film

By Matilde Bechet February 4, 2019

During Communist rule in the Czech Republic, movie creators had to get creative when expressing their critiques of the regime through their art. Two Czech filmmakers, Ester Krumbachová and Jaromil Jireš,...

Hip-hop artist Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo, whose stage name is Sammus, performs Feb. 26 at an Ithaca Underground show at The Haunt. Sammus will perform April 21 in the Emerson Suites and lead a panel the following day on race and video gaming as part Pippi to Ripley.

Annual Pippi to Ripley event to discuss sexuality in fiction

By Olivia Riggio, Staff Writer April 18, 2017
On April 21 and 22, avid pop culture fans and self-proclaimed nerds will meet for the fourth biennial Pippi to Ripley conference.

Challenge 5: Thrown to a Halt or Stop

By Kylee Roberts, Blogger April 10, 2016
Before I left for the SPJ conference on Friday morning, I had planned to write a piece on how being gluten free while traveling/at a conference where most of the food is provided is really difficult to obtain. It was definitely possible, but I was not prepared at all.
Members of the Ithaca College Model U.N. attend a team meeting Oct. 27. The team recently competed in its first conference, where two members received honorable mentions for their work.

Ithaca College Model UN team receives honorable mentions

By Sara Kim, Staff Writer October 28, 2015
The Ithaca College Model U.N. team recently competed in its first conference, where two members received honorable mentions for their work.

IC communications professor to speak at conference in South Africa

By Joe Byeon, Contributing Writer September 24, 2014
Donathan Brown, assistant professor of communication studies at Ithaca College, will be the plenary speaker at a conference on South African national development held Oct. 1–3 at Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria, South Africa.

Professor discusses importance of botany

By Lauren Mazzo, Staff Writer October 2, 2012
Jack Rossen, associate professor and Native American Studies coordinator for the department of anthropology, traveled to Chile to speak at a conference and Easter Island to study archeaobotany in August.

Walk the Talk

By Rebecca Webster October 15, 2010
What a week! I have been so wrapped up in exploring the Centennial State, that I have had little time for much else (like blogging), but have no fear, as I am back and ready to spew my facts and anecdotes. The AASHE conferences was a wonderful experience. Most of the conference was spent attending…

Sustainable Traveler? It’s harder than it sounds.

By Rebecca Webster October 10, 2010
Well, I left Ithaca mid-afternoon on Friday, heading for Denver, Colorado. I know, what you're thinking, and no Fall Break for Ithaca College has not started yet. However, I do have a legitimate reason for missing a few days of class. I am presenting at a conference for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability…
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