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Scammers send phishing emails to students, promoting employment opportunities, altering the names of actual faculty and departments at the college.

Students receive scam emails promoting employment

By Aubren Villasenor, Aubren Villasenor January 25, 2023
Students have been receiving scam emails from Ithaca College’s Department of Biology offering a high-paying job.
The Provost’s Task Force on ICC Revision was a 19-member committee of staff, faculty and students. The task force reviewed, evaluated and developed proposals for the changes to the ICC.

ICC changed for incoming and current IC students

By Caroline Grass, Staff Writer April 5, 2022
After five years of reviewing the ICC, the college has decided to implement changes to address student and faculty concerns and streamline the ICC.
 Ithaca College Faculty Council members expressed concern over a potential four-credit schedule grid.

Faculty Council discusses four-credit schedule

By Syd Pierre, Assistant News Editor December 8, 2021
The Academic Program Prioritization Implementation Committee recommended shifting curriculum from three-credit classes to four-credit courses
From left, sophomore Bella Suarez, director of marketing and public relations, senior Viviana Perez, director of programming, senior Khangelani Mhlanga, president, and junior Emily Kopecky, treasurer. The new executive board held its first meeting Sept. 14, but have planned a number of events for the semester.

Club on campus guides students interested in veterinary school

By Cecilia Meza, Contributing Writer October 20, 2021
The IC Pre-Vet Society was originally formed in 2015, but was reinstated for the fall semester under an entirely new executive board.
From left, seniors Seth Ormsby and Nina Ng sit in front of the greenhouse. Due to remote learning this semester, students in the aquaponics research group led by Paula Turkon, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Science, will not have access to hands-on learning in the greenhouse.

Remote fall semester delays student greenhouse research

By Arleigh Rodgers, Life & Culture Editor October 1, 2020
When Ithaca College senior Seth Ormsby returned home in the spring, his work and research at the college’s greenhouse halted abruptly.
A group from Harvard University has developed a medical glue using  research from Andrew Smith, professor in the Department of Biology.

Q&A: Professor’s research leads to new medical glue

By Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor November 7, 2017
Opinion Editor Meaghan McElroy spoke with Smith about his interest in slugs, the development of the medical glue and what is next for his research lab.
Q&A: Teaching fellow wins award for genetics research

Q&A: Teaching fellow wins award for genetics research

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor May 1, 2017
Opinion Editor Celisa Calacal spoke to Rodriguez about her research, the findings of her paper and the importance of studying evolution.

Professor studies bees and their buzzing

March 18, 2014
Paul De Luca, lecturer in the Department of Biology, has recently received national attention for his research on different species of bees and their buzzing sounds.
Andy Smith, professor and chair of the Department of Biology, was nationally recognized for his research on slugs that produce glue as a defense mechanism. Smith said this glue may eventually replace surgical stitches.

Professor finds medical use for slug mucus

By Noreyana Fernando, News Editor September 11, 2013
Andy Smith, Ithaca College professor and chair of the Department of Biology, stepped into the national media spotlight last month for his research on slugs that produce a glue that may eventually replace surgical stitches.
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