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The discussion was led by Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

Civil rights attorney discusses rise of hate crimes in U.S.

By Sam Haut, Staff Writer September 11, 2019
A forum was held Sept. 10 at Ithaca College about rise of hate crimes and white supremacy in the U.S. and how students can combat hateful language. 
Michael Smith, associate professor in the Department of History at Ithaca College, presented his research on sustainability on March 28 after spending a semester in Sabana Grande, Nicaragua.

Professor discusses sustainable development in Nicaragua

By Krissy Waite, Staff Writer April 2, 2018
Smith presented his research on sustainable development in Nicaragua. His observational research focused on the rural community of Sabana Grande.
Office Hours: History professor discusses labor movement

Office Hours: History professor discusses labor movement

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor April 17, 2017
Ithaca College history professor Jonathan Ablard discusses a labor strike led by barbers in 1906 in Buenos Aires.
There has been a decrease in student history majors at Ithaca College and nationwide. Pearl Ponce, chair of the Department of History, said the increase of STEM courses, the 2008 recession and the misconception of lack of job security in the history field contribute to the decline.

History majors decline at Ithaca College and nationwide

By Sophia Adamucci, Contributing writer September 25, 2016
Student enrollment in the history major at Ithaca College has decreased by more than half in the last five years, following a national trend in the decrease of history majors nationwide.
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