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Campaign Looks to Take Ithaca College ‘Beyond Body’

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Created by Ithaca College students, the IC Beyond Body campaign intends to address negative body images through social media and discussion groups that focus on qualities beyond physical appearance, like intelligence and creativity.
26-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Acclaimed Music Educator Francisco J. Núňez to Be Awarded Honorary Degree by Ithaca College

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The founder of the award-winning Young People’s Chorus of New York City, Francisco J. Núñez, will be among three awarded honorary degrees at Ithaca College's Commencement ceremony. Also recognized will be New York Times correspondent Adam B....
12-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Barbara Walters Honored with Savitch Award for Excellence in Journalism

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Renowned journalist Barbara Walters has been honored by Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications as the 2016 recipient of the Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism, an accolade that recognizes broadcasters...
22-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

From Alaska to the Outer Banks, Spring Break No Day at the Beach for Ithaca College Students

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Several dozen Ithaca College students will spend their Spring Break helping others, in communities ranging from Alaska to native peoples' territory in New York State to Washington, D.C., Virginia, and North Carolina.
8-Mar-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Solar Array to Meet 10 Percent of Ithaca College Electricity Needs

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Ithaca College is partnering with private developers, with the assistance of a grant from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, to build and operate an off-site solar array that will move the college closer to its goal of...
23-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

David Simon—Creator of HBO’s ‘the Wire’ and Other Award-Winning Series—to Be Honored with Rod Serling Award From Ithaca College

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The first Rod Serling Award for Advancing Social Justice Through Popular Media will be presented on February 4 at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles. Distinguished television writer David Simon is the inaugural winner of the award, created by...
20-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Going Barefoot: Strong 'Foot Core' Could Prevent Plantar Fasciitis, Shin Splints, and Other Common Injuries

Barefoot activities can greatly improve balance and posture and prevent common injuries like shin splints, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, bursitis, and tendonitis in the Achilles tendon, according to Patrick McKeon, a professor in Ithaca...
17-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Do Women Place Less Importance on Their Careers Than Men? Ithaca College Professor Rebuts Common Misconception

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“Are Women Less Career Centric Than Men? Structure, Culture and Career Investments” by Stephen Sweet, analyzes data collected from employees in 11 countries to determine if gender differences in career centrality — the importance of one’s...
23-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Spoiler Alert! TV Series Finales a Mixed Bag of Hits and Misses

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Pop culture scholar who wrote the book on television series endings weighs in on some of the best and worst, as several series prepare to sign off.
10-Mar-2016 5:05 PM EST

Make New Friends, But Keep the Old—Expert Says Converse Marketing Strategy is ‘Gold’

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4-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Speech Language Pathologists and Athletic Trainers at Ithaca College Work Together to Get Athletes Enough Air

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When an athlete tries to breathe deep and struggles to get air, their performance suffers and stress takes over. Such a common symptom is easily misdiagnosed, but could signal a physical issue that many sports health care professionals may be...
4-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Expert Available to Speak About Criminal Justice System Reform

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17-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

LGBT Educator Says Supreme Court Extends Marriage Equality To All, But Work Remains

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26-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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

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

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