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From left, Scott Ulrich, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry, sophomore Eirene Omoniyi, Anna Larson, professor in the Department of Chemistry, and Mike Haaf, professor and chair in the Department of Chemistry.

IC chemistry department gets $250,000 grant for equipment

By Clare Shanahan, Assistant News Editor September 7, 2022
The Ithaca College Department of Chemistry was awarded a $250,000 grant that will be used to upgrade the department’s technology to aid in student and faculty research. 
At around 10:30 p.m. the night of Monday, Feb. 21, an Ithaca College student was struck twice by airsoft pellets.

College awarded grant for students in STEM fields

By Syd Pierre, Assistant News Editor September 8, 2021
Ithaca College has received a five-year, $2 million National Science Foundation grant from the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program. 
Matt Sullivan, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, received a grant from the National Science Foundation to fund his three-year research project on neuromorphic circuits.

Professor receives $196,000 science grant

By Jordan Broking, Staff Writer March 17, 2021
The grant will help fund a three-year research project Sullivan is working on with students and members from SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany and The College at Brockport.
Paula Turkon, right, in July 2019 in Durango, Mexico to sample wood from a 19th century Hacienda. Junior Rachel Volkin holds the sample as the professor-student pair collaborated with a team from Instituto Nacional de Anthropología e Historia.

Professor conducts research using trees in Mexico

By Krissy Waite, Staff Writer November 6, 2019
Paula Turkon, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, created a timeline to date changes in Northwestern Mexico.
After a harsh winter, the Clinton B. Ford Observatory fell into disrepair. Before anyone can evaluate the damage, the Ithaca College Office of Facilities has to remove rodents.

Ford Observatory awaits repairs after harsh winter

By Sam Haut, Senior Writer September 10, 2019
The Clinton B. Ford Observatory became unusable during the winter of 2018, and it is unclear when it will be operational again.
Students work on distillation in Experimental Chemistry II. The research grant of nearly $650,000 from the National Science Foundation will allow IC to establish a STEM scholarship program for low-income and underrepresented students.

Grant establishes STEM scholarship for low-income students

By Meaghan McElroy, Senior Writer September 9, 2019
Ithaca College received a research grant to establish a STEM scholarship program for low-income and underrepresented students.
MegsRadio, a personalized app that promotes local artists, debuted a new campaign Sept. 18 at PorchFest. The goal of this campaign is to promote local food and music to contribute to a stronger community.

Student-run online radio station features Ithaca musicians

By Sobeida Rosa, Contributing Writer October 26, 2016
What used to be a core group of seven team members has expanded to 25 IC students working on MegsRadio, a student-run online radio station.
Professor Matthew Sullivan prepares to levitate various small objects at an event that celebrated Back to the Future Day on Oct. 21. Students have recognized Sullivan as an exceptional educator who pushes them to do their best work.

Ithaca College professor uses levitation to connect to students

By Daniel Hart, Staff Writer October 28, 2015
In honor of the movie, Sullivan and several of his students showed off levitating models of Marty on a hoverboard and of a jet-fueled DeLorean during an outreach event to a physics lab with three reporters, several students and a handful of photographers.
Sophomore physics major Amy Parker looks through the telescope at the Ford Observatory on Oct. 7. The observatory  is open to the public for viewings and tours 8–9 p.m. Friday nights throughout each academic semester.

Students conduct independent research at Clinton Ford Observatory

By Mark Prowse, Contributing Writer October 8, 2014
The Clinton Ford Observatory is a source of astronomical research opportunities for students and faculty at Ithaca College.

ITHACA TODAY: Wednesday, Sept. 25

September 25, 2013
Check out your daily guide to campus and local news and events for Wednesday, Sept. 25.

College awarded $1.2 million science grant

By Candace King, Contributing Writer September 29, 2011
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.2 million grant to Ithaca College to encourage students to pursue teaching careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
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