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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

Who’s Talking to Your Kids? Hispanics and Females Missing from Children’s Television Commercials


Two Ithaca College professors of communications have found the ethnic diversity of actors in commercials aimed at children has apparently remained the same since the start of the 21st century.
13-May-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Emmy Award–Winning Writer Chris Regan Selected as Ithaca College Commencement Speaker


Emmy Award–winner Chris Regan, a 1989 graduate of Ithaca College, has been selected to deliver the main address at the college’s 2014 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for May 18.
11-Apr-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Awards Ceremony to be Held at Ithaca College for Journalists Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, Nick Turse and John Carlos Frey


The Izzy Award and I.F. Stone Hall of Fame ceremony, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium. Sponsored by the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM), both the award and the hall of fame are named in...
9-Apr-2014 1:00 PM EDT

From Alaska to Virginia, Ithaca College Students Spending Spring Break in Community Service


Ithaca College students participate in an alternative Spring Break experience.
7-Mar-2014 12:00 PM EST

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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

‘Friday Night Tykes’—Forming Character or Scrambling Brains? Ithaca College Researcher Can Speak to Concussion Safety in Youth Football

28-Feb-2014 3:05 PM EST

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