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THE ITHACAN

From left, senior Ted Mburu and junior Matthew Weil conducted research in the areas of environmental physics and physics education and presented at a conference March 5–10.

Two IC students win award at physics research conference

By Jadyn Davis, Staff Writer March 29, 2023
Ithaca College junior Matthew Weil and senior Ted Mburu were awarded the Best Undergraduate Research Award at the American Physical Society March Meeting.  
Ithaca College is home to undergraduate and graduate programs that require students to participate in research with professors as part of their curriculums. 

Students and faculty work together to conduct research studies

By Eleanor Kay, Managing Editor November 30, 2022
Ithaca College is home to undergraduate and graduate programs that require students to participate in research with professors.
Choudhury focused on the stand-up comedy routines of Muslim American comedians, specifically using Aziz Ansari, Hasan Minhaj and Kumail Nanjiani as case studies. 

Q&A: IC professor receives award for research on religion

By Mel Andia, Contributing Writer October 20, 2021
Samah Choudhury, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion, received the first place “Young Scholars Award" for her research.
Turnbull’s address “Why Research Music?” explored the capabilities of machine learning and music recommendation to help provide exposure for local artists. 

Q&A: IC professor gives keynote address on machine learning

By Caroline Grass, Contributing Writer October 6, 2021
Doug Turnbull, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, gave a keynote address at the IndabaX Nigeria conference Sept. 24.
Christine Bataille, associate professor in the Department of Management in the Ithaca College School of Business, researches how peoples identities intersect.

Q&A: Professor publishes research in top management journal

By John Turner September 10, 2020
I want people to see that they can take hold of their lives and work to move closer to being who they want to be.
Junior Elijah Nishiura, vice president of campus affairs, and Junior Senate Chair Abigail Murtha look on as Elijah Earl, research analyst in the Office of Analytics and Institutional Research, presented data.

IC students have less diverse political opinions than prior years

By Sam Haut, Senior Writer February 12, 2020
Data collected from the National Survey of Student Engagement suggests Ithaca College students have become more insular when discussing politics.
For the last year and a half, senior Clare Nowalk, a sociology major, has researched the relationship between sociology and sex trafficking.

Q&A: Student conducts research on sex work and trafficking

December 11, 2019
For the last year and a half, senior Clare Nowalk, a sociology major, has researched the relationship between sociology and sex trafficking.
From left, seniors Jane Alkhazov and Tiffany Sanabia, hold the awards they received at the 22nd Annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium held in Campus Center on April 2.

Students present projects at 22nd annual Whalen Symposium

By Hannah Fitzpatrick and Sam Haut April 3, 2019
Over 400 students presented their research projects at the 22nd annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium on April 2.
Junior Alex Coburn directed a film for her Advanced Cinema Production: Fiction Film class in March 2018.  The film, “Love is For Suckers,” was a dark coming-of-age comedy about vampires. The paper shes about to have published discusses a Czech New Wave film that expresses feminism through a story about vampires.

Q&A: Junior to publish paper on feminism in Czech New Wave film

By Matilde Bechet February 4, 2019

During Communist rule in the Czech Republic, movie creators had to get creative when expressing their critiques of the regime through their art. Two Czech filmmakers, Ester Krumbachová and Jaromil Jireš,...

Junior Andrea Yzaguirre, junior Alexander Massoud and senior Matthew Palmeri participated in the Summer Scholars Program.

Summer scholars explore new research opportunities

By Madison Fernandez, Staff Writer August 28, 2018
Junior Alexander Massoud conducted research about the Small Magellanic Cloud galaxy for his project in the Summer Scholars Program.
Sheila Vakharia, assistant professor from Long Island University Brooklyn, discussed drug addiction and societal responses to the issue on April 9.

Professor discusses complexities of drug addiction

By Hannah Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer April 10, 2018

Sheila Vakharia, assistant professor from Long Island University Brooklyn, discussed the complexities of the opioid crisis April 9 as part of the opening ceremonies for the Finger Lakes Environmental Film...

Sebastian Harenberg, assistant professor in the Department of Exercise and Sports Sciences, bought 11 Rylo 360-degree cameras to use for research. He received received $11,125 from President Shirley M. Collado’s Seed Grant Initiative.

Professor uses grant to conduct 360-degree camera research

By Ryan King, Staff Writer April 3, 2018
“We’ll be using it to video record experiences for the students, and they can relive it in 360-degree videos,” Harenberg said.
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