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Senior Emily Leach examined the impact of a pilot Foundations in Physics course on students test scores and overall grades in Physics 101 and 102. Leach conducted this research as part of the colleges Summer Scholars program.

Student research analyzes impact of pilot foundational physics course

By Liam McDermott, Staff Writer October 18, 2023
Over the summer, senior Emily Leach, chemistry and applied physics double major, analyzed grades from two physics courses that ran during Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 to determine if a foundations section of Physics 101 would increase student success in Physics 101 and 102. 
From left, Ithaca College junior Nandini Agarwal, Eric Leibensperger, assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, and junior Daveigh Robbins collaborated on Leibenspergers New York state-funded methane study in Tompkins County and throughout the state.

Ithaca College methane study contributes to state research to combat climate change

By Kaeleigh Banda, Contributing Writer September 20, 2023
Ithaca College students studying areas of science had the opportunity to work with a professor on a New York state-funded methane study. The college’s Summer Scholars Program provided an outlet for this research. 

IC Creatives: Julia Bertussi

September 21, 2021

Senior art major Julia Bertussi talks about her recent solo art exhibit that explores what it means for art to be complete as well as her art process that is influenced by her type A personality. 

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.
Senior Serena Columbro working on her series Disparate Images: Reflections on Memory. The series is a nostalgic look into her own past.

Summer Scholars showcase art in Creative Space Gallery

By Kate Nalepinski, Senior Writer August 30, 2017
"You have to be self-motivated for the work you do. We’re so used to getting deadlines and guidelines, and to get away from that was a challenge.”
The Creative Space Gallery on the Ithaca Commons has been taken over by B.F.A. candidates, senior Andrea Aguirre and junior Tatiana Malkin.

Creative Space Gallery unveils new student art exhibit

September 9, 2015
The Creative Space Gallery on the Ithaca Commons has been taken over by B.F.A. candidates, senior Andrea Aguirre and junior Tatiana Malkin.
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