How Racial Feelings Trump Facts: New Book by Ithaca College Professor Explores Link between Emotions and Contemporary Racial Violence
In matters of the head and heart, emotions often win out over reason. A new book by an Ithaca College professor examines how that human tendency leads many Americans to support racism and discrimination in unconscious ways.
28-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Noting that she was cut three times before finally making the United States Olympic team, Meghan Musnicki challenged the Ithaca College class of 2015 to “fail forward.” Musnicki, who won a gold medal as a member of the women’s crew team at the...
17-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Bee pollination is a big deal. Just think about the buzz surrounding colony collapse disorder and the effects it could have on agriculture worldwide. But while honey bees get all the press, there are thousands of other bee species that are just as...
15-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT
April is National Autism Awareness Month, dedicated to raising awareness about the developmental disability among Americans. But a recent study that examines knowledge about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among undergraduates in healthcare-related...
13-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Olympic gold medalist Meghan Musnicki will deliver 2015 Ithaca College Commencement address.
10-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner is being awarded an honorary degree from Ithaca College.
10-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT
A recent study suggests online advertisements that target users based on their web browsing habits and other personal information have a negative impact on the person’s intent to purchase the product. But the fact that users find this practice...
8-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT
Pre-Game Jitters: Research Suggests Student Athletes and Parents Both Contribute to Anxious Feelings Before Competition
New research suggests a student athlete’s anxiety levels before competition are determined not only by their own expectations for their performance, but their parents' expectations as well.
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Expert Available to Discuss Review of Texas’s Voter ID Laws by the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans
1-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT
"Fifty Shades of Grey" is credited with a sexual awakening among tame housewives and staid girlfriends, and the addition of lower-lip-biting spice to vanilla bedrooms across America. But for Rebecca Plante, an associate professor of sociology at...
10-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST
It may be one of the last places in the world you’d expect to be interested in learning how to develop skills in critical thinking and media analysis. But when academics and researchers in Iran decided they needed help with that effort, they...
13-Nov-2014 5:00 PM EST
Disney made a lucrative industry out of princesses. With the release of “Maleficent” earlier this year — which drops on Blu-Ray, DVD and digital download on Nov. 4 — they may have discovered a new vein in that marketing gold mine:...
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Adults don’t often buzz about new TV shows on the Disney Channel. When the network ordered a full season of “Girl Meets World” last summer, however, adults of a certain age took to social media to express delight, nostalgia and concern.
25-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT