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Bees Do It (For Now): Biologist’s Research May Lead to Building a Better Vibrator

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

Study Finds Autism Awareness Among Future Healthcare Workers Still Has Room for Improvement

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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 Medal Winner Meghan Musnicki Selected to Deliver Ithaca College Commencement Address

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Olympic gold medalist Meghan Musnicki will deliver 2015 Ithaca College Commencement address.
10-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Playwright Tony Kushner to be Awarded Honorary Degree by Ithaca College

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Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner is being awarded an honorary degree from Ithaca College.
10-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Online Creep: Targeted Ads May Have Opposite Effect of Marketers’ Intent

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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.
6-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EST

Selma March 50th Anniversary Covered by Ithaca College Student Journalists

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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

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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

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

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"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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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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