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Faculty members and students discuss their thoughts on the outcome of the 2016 presidential election during an open forum discussion on Nov. 14.

Open Letter: Faculty and staff support students postelection

By Faculty and Staff November 16, 2016
By signing this letter, we express our support to those at the margins that were, are, and (sadly) will continue to be impacted by the outcome of this election.
At Ithaca College, there is not a distinct maternity or paternity leave policy, according to the college’s website, and some faculty said they wish there were clearer guidelines regarding parental leave.

Some Ithaca College faculty want a clearer parental leave policy

By Maura Aleardi, Staff Writer April 24, 2016
Twelve percent of U.S. private-sector workers have access to paid family leave through their employer, according to the U.S. Department of Labor website. While Ithaca College is part of this 12 percent, some faculty on campus said they wish there were clearer guidelines regarding parental leave.

Scholar discusses how Bible changed from inaccurate copying

By Annika Kushner, Staff Writer November 17, 2015
The Bible is not as immaculate as many believe it to be. It is a work that has evolved over thousands of years, spread across the globe and been translated into more than a thousand languages. Its history is marked by a series of mistakes, both accidental and intentional.
Adam Peruta, assistant professor of strategic communication speaks at TEDxIthaca College March 22.

Students organize first ever TEDxIthaca College

By Kayla Dwyer, Assistant News Editor March 26, 2014
Three Ithaca College students brought TEDxIthaca College to the Ithaca Community on March 22.
Peter Rothbart, chairman of the Faculty Council, and Steven Skopik, chair of the faculty council handbook committee, discuss tenure policies.

Faculty Council discusses tenure updates

By Sabrina Knight, News Editor January 22, 2014
The Faculty Council discussed updates for the Faculty Handbook concerning faculty tenure at its meeting Jan. 21.

Professor talks about experience with superstorm Sandy

By Patrick Feeney, Staff Writer November 11, 2012
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Rachel Wagner, associate professor of philosophy and religion at Ithaca College, published an essay discussing the loss of media access during superstorm Sandy.

Connecting religion and gaming

By Candace King, Staff Writer November 14, 2011
Rachel Wagner, associate professor of religion at Ithaca College, recently published “Godwired: Religion, Ritual and Virtual Reality,” a book that explores the connection between religion and virtual reality. In her study, she urges video game players to think critically about the virtual worlds they interact with and discusses how they perpetuate certain stereotypical views of…
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