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A warm welcome to returning and new students!

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2 months 4 days 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

Photography and Visual Workshop in Barcelona, Spain

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1 month 1 week ago

Spend four weeks (June 26 – July 20) in Barcelona with Professor Virga and Professor Stano working on your photography skills as well study design and Spanish culture. Get six hours of 500-level credit. Classes are Monday-Thursday, and students have free time on weekends. A day trip to Girona is included. We are hosted by the Photographic Institute of Catalunya.  All levels welcome. Get more info here.


Songwriting & Music Publishing: The Business of Professional Songwriting

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1 month 1 week ago

The Miami-Dade Office of Film & Entertainment Advisory board presents this FREE panel event, featuring preeminent and influential music publishing experts with unparalleled experience. They will discuss and answer your questions on issues involving the business of music publishing and songwriting. Takes place Tuesday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Faena Theater, Miami Beach. For more information and to reserve your free ticket, click here.


Study Reporting in Jerusalem this Summer

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1 month 1 week ago

ieiMedia’s Jerusalem program provides an opportunity for students to earn three credits through the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and more importantly, to get a taste of working as a foreign correspondent in one of the most interesting, colorful and newsy cities in the world. The program costs $4,995 + airfare (Includes: Tuition, housing, instruction, health insurance, farewell dinner and special programs, activities and cultural events.) A $750 scholarship is also available. Deadline: February 15. For more info and to apply, click here.


Volunteer and get a free day pass to Miami Boat Show

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1 month 1 week ago

Sea Tow Foundation, a national nonprofit charity, is asking for volunteers to help fit children with loaner life jackets when they walk on the docks at the Miami Boat Show on February 17-20. Volunteers receive a free pass to the boat show on the day their shift; and are welcome to explore the show before or after their shift. Shifts are just two hours.


2017 AAJA-NBC Summer Partnership

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1 month 2 weeks ago

Check out the 2017 NBC Summer Partnership. NBCUniversal will place up to four selected students as paid interns for their programs based in New York City. A $2,000 stipend is available to those who qualify.


Attend the MMA’s first meeting of Spring 2017

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1 month 2 weeks ago

Join the Media Management Association (MMA) for their first meeting of the spring semester on Wednesday, February 8, 5:30 p.m. in CIB 2055 featuring visual and digital effects expert, Dean Lyon, Founder/CEO of Splinter Studios. Cookies and refreshments will be available. All faculty and students are welcome.


Scholarships & Competitions

Elton John’s The Cut

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2 months 4 days 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.


The Udall Scholarship

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2 months 4 days ago

Campus Deadline: January 29, 2017. The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. If you are interested in being a nominee, visit www.udall.gov for eligibility requirements, selection criteria, and additional information.  Also review campus requirements at www.miami.edu/awards under the Udall Scholarship Listing.


Torch Awards

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2 months 4 days ago

New York Festivals would like to invite all young creative talent from the age of 18 – 27 to take part in Torch Awards, a unique competition that explores a creative challenge each year and offers mentor training on how to pitch their ideas. This year’s Integrated-Mixed Media Challenge asks competitors to review a marketing opportunity to assist Today, I’m Brave. It is free to enter. Deadline: February 17, 2017.


Witnessing Change Video Competition

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2 months 4 days ago

Students document social and financial impacts already happening in their communities through interviewing impacted individuals and creating two-minute personal vignettes. Prizes are $250 and $500. Winners also have the possibility of receiving national recognition for their work through environmental organizations and universities working with the Climate Cost Project through their new and social media platforms. Deadline: May 1, 2017. Find more details here.


Boynton Beach Short Film Festival

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3 months 2 weeks ago

The BBSFF prides itself in the facilitation and support of professional and student short-form motion pictures artistry. The festival is open to all Florida professional film-makers and college, high school, and middle school student film-makers. Winners eligible for awards up to $500. Early bird deadline isDecember 10. Regular deadline is February 4, 2017. Get full submission rules and apply here.


David L. Boren Scholarship/Fellowship

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3 months 2 weeks 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.