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August 22, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

International tennis players swing into action for the Bombers

By | Mar 23, 2016

Three members of the men’s tennis team are international students and had to learn to adjust to American culture when they arrived at Ithaca College.

Ithaca College professors teach Spanish film-making abroad

By | Feb 25, 2015

La Poderosa is currently accepting applications for this summer’s program in Ecuador, which runs from May 26 to July 4. Students have until March 15 to apply to receive up to six-credit hours through Stony Brook University.

Former professor starts Prosthetics for Life Foundation in Ecuador

By | Oct 1, 2014

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.

Oil drilling in Yasuni, the last resort for a bleak economy

By | Mar 26, 2014

Recently I heard from a professor that Ecuadorian government has granted Chinese Developmental Bank a drilling license for oil on an area in the Amazon jungle.

Guest commentary: Documentary shoot focuses on Ecuador conservation

By | Feb 12, 2014

After a long, sleepless overnight flight from Mexico City, Mexico, my plane’s wheels finally hit the dark tarmac of the Quito International Airport with a puff of smoke.

Indigenous leader speaks about his endangered culture

By | Dec 13, 2013

Ithaca College students and faculty had a rare opportunity Dec. 6 to hear from the leader of the Sapara Nation of the Ecuadorian rainforest, a nation currently facing extinction with only 400–1,000 people remaining.

Genetic disorder may hold clue to cancer immunity

By | Apr 3, 2013

Rising obesity levels are leading to an increase in cases of cancer, diabetes, and other health issues. However, a study that has continued over several decades has shown that individuals with a certain type of genetic dwarfism may be immune to these illnesses. Cancer is caused by uncontrolled cell division, and an overabundance of growth…