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THE ITHACAN

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THE ITHACAN

Without any students on Ithaca College’s campus, Jason Hamilton, professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, is left to take care of the apiary on his own. No extra help means possible hive losses.

Bees stay busy through campus closure

By Arleigh Rodgers, Life & Culture Editor October 11, 2020
Jason Hamilton, professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, will be left to take care of the apiary on his own.
Senior Jennifer Skala is one of several students teaching the Non-Timber Forest Products course in the Spring 2019 semester. The course will be run as a noncredit extracurricular activity for participants.

IC students run course in professor’s absence

By Mary Rand, Staff Writer January 27, 2019
Ithaca College’s Non-Timber Forest Products class, a course that teaches students how to make and sell products from nature, will be run by students leaders in the Spring 2019 semester.
Students host event at Ithaca Colleges Sugar Bush

Students host event at Ithaca College’s Sugar Bush

April 23, 2018
Ithaca College's Non-Timber Forest Products course held an Open House at the college's Sugar Bush on April 21.
Senior Kerry Schulz boils sap during the Ithaca College Non-Timber Forest Products class.

Non-Timber Forest Products class struggles with weather variability

By Meaghan McElroy, Staff Writer April 12, 2017
“Hope springs eternal, and spring is coming back, and we can just start again,” Borst said.
Senior Environmental Studies Major Sam Donato with the chess pieces he made out of fungi. Donato hopes his research can contribute to reducing societys reliance on plastics.

Student makes chess pieces out of fungi as plastic supplement

By Syndey O'Shaughnessy, Staff Writer April 12, 2017
Donato said that after the fungus grows into the shape he desires, he extracts it from the mold, dehydrates it in an oven and is left with a fully functional chess piece.

College Briefs Feb. 16

February 15, 2017

Sponsored Research to present sessions on acquiring grant funds Sponsored Research will be presenting “Show Me the Money - Grants 101” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Taughannock Falls...

College Briefs Feb. 8

February 8, 2017

Sponsored Research to present sessions on acquiring grant funds Sponsored Research will be presenting “Show Me the Money - Grants 101” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Taughannock Falls...

Fae Dremock, assistant professor in the environmental science department, leads an Alluvian meeting Nov. 3. The online student-run environmental journals next issue, Cohesion, will focus on the connections among different environments.

Environmental journal Alluvian plants its roots on IC campus

By Daniel Hart, Contributing Writer November 9, 2016
Alluvian, which is published each season, is Ithaca College’s only online student-run environmental journal.
Sustainability at IC withers as a result of structural changes

Sustainability at IC withers as a result of structural changes

By Sophie Johnson, Staff Writer November 2, 2016
“There was a golden era of sustainability on this campus, and we’re not in it anymore,” he said.
Ithaca College students monitor return of black bears

Ithaca College students monitor return of black bears

By Faith Meckley, News Editor April 14, 2016
Menges and Miller are animal trackers. They said tracking is more than just following animal footprints through the woods — it is about being aware of their surroundings, and the body language and signals from nearby animals, including other people.
Gerald Hector, vice president of finance and administration, will leave Ithaca College in July to serve as the vice president for financial affairs at Cornell University.

Approved Ithaca College 2016–17 budget raises tuition and aid

By Sophia Tulp, Assistant News Editor February 18, 2016
The Ithaca College Board of Trustees has approved increases in the tuition, financial aid, salary pool and operating budget of the college during its February meeting.
Q&A: Mark Darling leaves Ithaca College after 29 years

Q&A: Mark Darling leaves Ithaca College after 29 years

By Faith Meckley and Jonah Swiatek February 1, 2016
The former sustainability programs coordinator discusses his career at Ithaca College and his views on the college's commitment to maintaining a sustainable community.
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