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A warm welcome to returning and new students!

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3 months 1 week ago

A warm welcome to returning and new students!

We are so pleased to see all you ‘Canes enthusiastic for a great spring semester! If you are just joining the SoC, welcome to the family! If you are returning from the winter break, it’s great to have you back!
 
Be sure to check the Weekly Wire every Tuesday afternoon for important dates, events, special programs, scholarships, student organization information, jobs, internships and so much more. Scroll down to find a great spring internship or course that may still be available to you.
 
Good luck to all students as you commence an awesome new academic semester at the University of Miami.


Announcements

1-credit seminar with Yoani Sanchez

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3 weeks 2 days ago

Yoani Sanchez is an internationally acclaimed independent journalist. She is the founder and director of14ymedio, Cuba’s first independent digital daily news outlet. Her seminar will explore the role that actors within the Cuban civil society are playing to shape Cuba’s future. Please contact Dean Maria Stampino mgstampino@miami.edu with your full name and C# to complete registration paperwork. Take the signed registration form to the Registrar.


Interns needed for new TV series

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3 weeks 2 days ago

Wide Angle Productions Group is a Miami Beach based television production company and with the support of an A-list actor and director is developing an innovative television series targeting US networks. They are seeking qualified students interested in participating in pre-production, marketing and packaging efforts. Interested person should contact Yolanda Benet: yolanda@wideangletv.net; 786 264 6736. Learn more about UNVEILED here.


JMM 592/692 (1T) Global Communication: Challenges and Solutions

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3 weeks 2 days ago

Fall 2017 - Wednesdays at 5-7:40 p.m. in CIB 2055 with Dr. Jyotika RamaprasadSet within today’s world of global exchanges of everything from ideas to shoes, discover the world as it manifests itself in its communication: journalism, advertising, social change communication, and entertainment, on various media platforms including social media and films. You will explore the challenges nations face (censorship, illiteracy, dictatorships, poverty, etc.) and the solutions they find (brave journalism, alternative media, creative imaginations, etc.) as they engage in various communication practices.


Last MMA meeting of the semester

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3 weeks 2 days ago

Join four JMM faculty on Tuesday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m. in CIB 2055 for a session on job application and interview tips. Professors Barton, Francois, Terilli, and Treadwell will share their professional insights and will take your questions. All students and faculty are welcome.


Library website redesign

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3 weeks 2 days ago

UM Libraries is building a new website and it needs the input of students like you to ensure it best serves your needs. Whether you love or hate our current website, or haven't used it much (fresh eyes are useful too), please let us know what you think at one of our student focus groups in the next few weeks. Interested students can sign uphere. We’ll contact you to organize a convenient time and place. Most likely we will do it over lunch, on us.


The Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum of Science is seeking volunteers

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3 weeks 2 days ago

The Administrative Volunteer position works directly with the Marketing and Public Relations Team. The Frost Museum of Science is quickly approaching the opening of their new museum facility in downtown, so this would be a particularly exciting time to join them! Look out for an Internship Program in the near future as well; volunteers are preferred when those opportunities arise. Those interested may apply here. Applicants should note that they are specifically interested in the Marketing role.


Scholarships & Competitions

Nepal Filmmaking Contest

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1 month 4 weeks ago

One student will be awarded a 1-week all-expenses-paid assignment to Nepal with a professional videographer and a day back in the U.S. with a professional editor this summer. Entries are due April 9. Full details and application here.


2017 Byron Fellowship

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2 months 1 week ago

Byron Fellowship is available to 20-40 emerging leaders, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, and social entrepreneurs who are both making a profound difference in their own communities and keenly attuned to the challenges we share globally. During 5 days (July 30 through August 4) participants learn alongside a collection of academic teachers and active practitioners. Fellows and mentors represent a wide spectrum of disciplines including the arts, natural science, social science, humanities and theology.


Young Globals International Student Competition & Internship Program

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2 months 1 week ago

The Global Awards, established 22 years ago, is one of the premier international award competition for Healthcare and Wellness Advertising. This is a chance for students to submit their creative work to bring home the honor and recognition that comes with such a prestigious award; and more importantly, a win gives them the opportunity to experience a potentially life-changing paid internship with a top Healthcare and Wellness ad agency.  More information about the Global Awards can be found on our website: www.theglobalawards.com. Deadline: March 1.


Suncoast Chapter 2017 Student Scholarships

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2 months 2 weeks ago

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Suncoast Chapter offers scholarships to graduating high school seniors and to college/university students who reside within the SUNCOAST REGION that includes the State of Florida, the State of Louisiana, the Mobile–Pensacola Market area and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Students MUST plan to attend or currently attend a four-year college/university with a declared major in Communications/Broadcasting with a concentration in television in the Suncoast region.

For complete information and to apply online, go to suncoastchapter.org.

Deadline: Friday, March 17, 2017


David L. Boren Scholarship/Fellowship

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3 months 1 week ago

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The campus deadline is January 20, 2017. All applicants must follow the detailed campus submission instructions found on the Prestigious Awards website at www.miami.edu/awards under the Boren scholarship listing to apply.


Elton John’s The Cut

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3 months 1 week ago

Elton John and YouTube are teaming up to give new filmmakers the chance to create the official music videos for three iconic songs: Rocket Man, Tiny Dancer, and Bennie and the Jets. Together with a panel of celebrated music and film industry judges, Elton John and lyricist Bernie Taupin will select three winners. The winners will be awarded ten thousand US dollars to support future creative projects. The University of Miami was hand-selected for this competition. For more information and to submit your entry, please visit: www.eltonjohn.com/thecut.