Advertisement
May 12, 2021
Ithaca, NY | 37°F

Provost candidate stresses global connection

By | Apr 26, 2007

The value of a liberal arts education, sustainability, and student and faculty involvement in decision-making were all topics addressed by provost candidate Kathleen Rountree when she met with students, faculty and staff this week. Rountree, associate provost for undergraduate education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is the second of three candidates to…


Bob Woodward addresses student media

By | Apr 18, 2007

Bob Woodward, most famous for his investigations of the Watergate scandal with fellow journalist Carl Bernstein, spoke to student and local media this afternoon about his work as a journalist and author, and about the war in Iraq. Woodward, whose latest book “State of Denial” will serve as a centerpiece for his presentation at 7:30…


Super Bowl contest winner to speak

By | Apr 13, 2007

Gino Bona ’95, recent winner of the NFL’s “Pitch Us Your Idea for the Best Super Bowl Commercial Ever. Seriously.” contest, will give a presentation Tuesday April 17 at 10:30 a.m. in Park 220. Before he beat out more than 10,000 other fans in the contest, Bona worked at ESPN.com for four years as a…


AOL executive returns to speak at alma mater

By | Apr 5, 2007

David Lebow ’83, executive vice president and general manager for AOL Media Networks, will give a presentation titled, “Effective Leadership: Managing for Results” at 7:30 tonight in Emerson Suites as part of the Sigma Iota Epsilon Distinguished Management Speaker Series. Staff Writer Kathy Laluk spoke with Lebow about his career, the world of business and…


Scholar addresses food industry’s role in obesity

By | Mar 30, 2007

Marion Nestle, a critic of the food industry and the health promotion scholar in residence for the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, held a lecture, “What to Eat: Personal Responsibility versus Social Responsibility,” and master class Tuesday. Nestle has written four books about the food industry, her most recent of which, “What to…


Professor’s exhibit connects two eras of war

By | Mar 30, 2007

Renate Ferro, a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Art at Cornell University, is showing her multimedia installation, “Panic Hits Home,” this week at the Handwerker Gallery, as part of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF). The festival runs through Monday. Using audio and video, Ferro draws parallels between the post–Cold War era…


Manual lottery returns after Web site problems

By | Mar 29, 2007

Housing selection for Circle Apartments, Garden Apartments and Terrace Suites on HomerConnect will return to a manual paper application and selection process, said Jen Richardson, assistant director for Housing Services and Communication. The housing selection timeline has been pushed back because of the problems. Paper applications were made available in the Office of Residential Life…


Distinguished executive lecture postponed

By | Mar 27, 2007

Hank Mandel, the next guest in the School of Business Distinguished Executive Lecture Series, has postponed his April 4 talk because of unexpected business plans. Pat Nally, assistant to the Dean of the School of Business, said arrangements are being made to reschedule the talk, but no official date has been set. Mandel’s lecture, titled…


Former provost steps into interim position

By | Mar 8, 2007

Formerly the provost of Ithaca College from 1998 to 2001, Jim Malek is now serving as interim provost while Provost Peter Bardaglio is on sabbatical until May, when he will resign. Staff Writer Kathy Laluk spoke with Malek about his history at the college and his plans for the future. Kathy Laluk: Why did you…


Founder of nonprofit to speak on humanitarian issues

By | Feb 2, 2007

Robert Egger, founder and president of the DC Central Kitchen in Washington, D.C., will give a lecture titled “Making Nonprofits Responsive: Solving the Interconnected Problems of Poverty, Hunger, and Homelessness” at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Park Hall Auditorium. Staff Writer Kathy Laluk spoke with Egger about hunger and homelessness in America, and the mindset behind…