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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.
6-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EST

Selma March 50th Anniversary Covered by Ithaca College Student Journalists


A group of Ithaca College journalism students will help NBC News cover events surrounding the 50th anniversary commemoration of the Selma to Montgomery march for voting rights.
4-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EST

Sundance Premiere Slated for Film Adaptation of Ithaca College Professor’s Novel


The Sundance Film Festival will host the premiere screening on January 23 of the film adaptation of “Ten Thousand Saints,” the acclaimed coming-of-age novel by Ithaca College assistant professor of writing Eleanor Henderson.
20-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

President Lincoln’s Cottage 3D Laser-Scanned by Ithaca College Researchers


A team of undergraduate students from Ithaca College traveled to Washington to document President Lincoln’s Cottage — the only designated national monument in the District of Columbia — using 3D laser scanning technology.
16-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

Study Finds Differing Interests of Psychology Students and Their Professors Could Impact Retention


What is the best way to keep psychology students from switching majors? According to a study published in the journal Teaching of Psychology, putting off intensive science courses may help. The study was conducted by Jeffrey Holmes, associate...
11-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Beneath the Surface: What Zebrafish Can Tell Us About Anxiety


Ithaca College professor Iann Woods researches how genetics influence responses to stimuli that can trigger anxiety, and he’s using zebrafish — a tropical member of the minnow family named for the black stripes on their bodies — to do so. He...
14-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Researchers Determine Mothers Orchestrate Infant Attention to Teach New Words


Researchers at Ithaca College and UCLA and have found that gestures mothers use in teaching their infants new words are vital for infant word learning.
10-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Emmy-Winning Writer Chris Regan Tells Ithaca College Graduates to ‘Make People Laugh’


Leaning more on the wit that helped him earn five Emmy Awards than the customary wisdom given to graduating seniors, comedic television writer Chris Regan suggested in his Ithaca College Commencement address that one of the most important things...
18-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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50 Shades of Nothing New: ‘Grey’ Just the Latest Example of Erotica in Literature and Film


"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

Iran Gets Lessons in Media Literacy From Ithaca College Experts

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

Bad Girls Gone Good: How Disney Is Reinventing the Villainess


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:...
3-Nov-2014 1:20 PM EST

Ithaca College Sports Medicine Expert Available to Comment on Health Tips

12-Aug-2014 11:20 AM EDT

Ithaca College Expert Available to Comment on Concussion Management, Education and Awareness

12-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

‘Girl Meets World’ – IC Professor Cyndy Scheibe on How the TV World of ‘Girl’ and ‘Boy’ May Differ


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

Astronomy Professor Expects New Generation to Be Inspired by New ‘Cosmos’ Series—as He Was by the Original


11-Mar-2014 4:30 PM EDT

Astronomy Professor Expects New Generation to be Inspired by New ‘Cosmos’ Series—As He was by the Original


Astronomy Professor Expects New Generation to be Inspired by New ‘Cosmos’ Series—As He was by the Original
11-Mar-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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