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Released: 16-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Professor Comments on Heightened Immigration Enforcement
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In a Portland Press Herald article about the increased presence of federal immigration authorities in Maine, Ithaca College associate professor Donathan Brown said that controversial enforcement methods alongside hostile political rhetoric can affect even immigrants with legal documentation or citizenship.

Released: 10-Mar-2016 5:05 PM EST
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.

Released: 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 unaware of. Luckily, an unlikely pair of medical professionals at Ithaca College are teaming up to help athletes recover from this troublesome condition.

Released: 10-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST
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 Ithaca College, the BDSM exploits of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele are hardly an erotic revelation.

Released: 13-Nov-2014 5:00 PM EST
Iran Gets Lessons in Media Literacy From Ithaca College Experts
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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 turned to Ithaca College’s Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry of Project Look Sharp.

Released: 3-Nov-2014 1:20 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: misunderstood bad girls.

Released: 25-Jun-2014 12:00 PM 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.

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

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