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Q&A: Professor spearheads music app-development project

Q&A: Professor spearheads music app-development project

August 29, 2019

Doug Turnbull, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at Ithaca College, spent the summer working with a group of students to create Localify, a web app designed to help people discover...

Nandadevi Cortes Rodriguez, postdoctoral teaching fellow in the Department of Biology, is working to increase diversity in ornithology.

Q&A: Ornithologist works to increase diversity

By Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor September 6, 2017
Opinion Editor Meaghan McElroy spoke with Cortes about the symposium, diversity within ornithology and the need for more outreach.
Annette Levine, associate professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literature, discusses the work she did for Memoria Abierta.

Q&A: Professor translates guide for Memoria Abierta

By Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor August 30, 2017
Opinion Editor Meaghan McElroy spoke with Levine about the translation project, the importance of translation and her hopes for future work.
From left, Marlowe Padilla 16 and sophomores Alexa Ubeda and Cindy Prado are  rst-generation students. During the Spring 2015 semester, Padilla studied abroad in Australia.

Q&A: Organization prioritizes first-generation students

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor November 9, 2016
Karen Collias founded the organization Knowledge Without Borders in 2009 to help more first-generation students study abroad.
Junior Christopher Biehn, as part of the student-run group, Listen. Learn. Accept., will be sponsoring a black-and-white photo challenge.

Q&A: Photo challenge hopes to spark dialogue on mental health

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor October 3, 2016
For the second consecutive year, junior Christopher Biehn is launching a photo challenge to raise awareness about mental illness.
Professor Cyndy Scheibe visited Longview residents Aug. 31 to talk about media coverage of the 2016 presidential election.

Q&A: Ithaca College professor discusses election coverage

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor October 2, 2016
Ithaca College psychology professor Cyndy Scheibe visited Longview residents Aug. 31 to discuss media literacy and coverage of the 2016 election.
Ithaca College sophomore Victoria Jackson started her YouTube series, Raising Consciousness two years ago before coming to the college.

Q&A: Ithaca College student’s videos raise consciousness

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor September 27, 2016
Ithaca College sophomore Victoria Jackson created her YouTube series "Raising Consciousness" to talk about topics such as race and gender.
From left, journalists Matt Taibbi, Nermeen Shaikh, Amy Goodman and associate professor Jeff Cohen were involved in the documentary, All Governments Lie.

Q&A: Documentary highlights investigative reporting

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor September 21, 2016
Associate professor Jeff Cohen worked as executive producer on "All Governments Lie," and discussed the importance of investigative reporting.
In 2008, Beth Ellen Clark Joseph was chosen to work on NASAs OSIRIS-REx mission, which will study and take samples from the asteroid Bennu.

Q&A: Ithaca College professor joins NASA space mission

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor September 14, 2016
Physics and astronomy professor Beth Ellen Clark Joseph is working as the mission asteroid scientist on NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission.
From left, Professor Luke Keller and Professor Abraham Mulugetta have been chosen as Charles A. Dana professors, the first to receive this honor since 2008. The Dana Professorships are awared on five-year terms.

Q&A: Ithaca College Dana professors discuss research

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor September 7, 2016
Luke Keller, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, and Abraham Mulugetta, professor in the Department of Finance and International Business, have been named Charles A. Dana professors — the first to receive this distinction since 2008.
Sophomore Walt Martzen created the group IC Mixed, where students can discuss mixed-race issues, a topic Martzen believes is often missing from conversations on race and identity.

Q&A: Sophomore creates group to discuss mixed-race issues

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor August 24, 2016
Sophomore Walt Martzen created IC Mixed to bring discussions of biracial and multiracial identities to campus.
From left, Erica Weiss, Melissa Dhundale, Jill Mayer, Mary Taylor and  Kathleen Besemer host a fundraiser at Coltivare to raise money for the trip.

Q&A: Healthcare group to provide medical care in Malawi

By Celisa Calacal, Life & Culture Editor May 4, 2016
A team of Ithaca College healthcare professionals will be traveling to Malawi at the end of May to provide medical care.
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