Category Archives: Spotlight

Unique opportunity for Journalism/Gender Studies students

Babe, a new online movement for witty, outspoken young women, is recruiting contributors for 2017. We’re looking for girls (and guys!) with big ideas, strong opinions and great senses of humor to write about everything from fashion and beauty to dating, identity issues and politics. Read more about Babe’s mission here: If you’re interested in getting involved, email… Read more »

Athena Film Festival 2017 Invitation

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We are delighted to extend an invitation to students to attend the 2017 Athena Film Festival, co-founded by the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College and Women and Hollywood, being held February 9-12, 2017 at Barnard College in New York City. The festival showcases films about powerful and courageous women leaders in real life and the fictional world;… Read more »

Video contest challenges students to fight fraud in New York – Cash Prizes!

Insurers are urging students to create a video that convincingly shows how all New Yorkers pay for insurance fraud. It’s a video contest sponsored by the New York Alliance Against Insurance Fraud — with cash prizes. Undergrad or grad students will create a short video showing how insurance fraud damages New Yorkers — and how to fight back. It will… Read more »

Deadline Approaching: The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism (Dec. 15th)

The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism is open to anyone with at least five years professional experience in journalism. Fellowship Name: The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism Eligibility: Freelance journalists, reporters and editors currently working at a news organization. Application Deadline:  December 15, 2016 Award: $5,000 a month Application Link: The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism

O’Hare Fellowship Applications Now Open

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O’HARE FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN America Media opens of applications for 2017 Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J., Postgraduate Media Fellowship (NEW YORK, NY) – America Media is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J., Postgraduate Media Fellowship. The fellowship offers the opportunity for three recently graduated students from Jesuit colleges and universities in the United… Read more »

Dr. Baldwin-Philippi’s Book, “Using Technology, Building Democracy” Featured on 2016 US Presidential Election Reading List

Oxford University Press has featured Dr. Baldwin-Philippi’s book, Using Technology, Building Democracy on its post-election 2016 U.S. Presidential Election Reading List. Prof. Baldwin-Philippi teaches about and researches civic media and political communication, and is interested in how citizens’ engagement with new technologies can restructure forms of political participation and ideas about citizenship. She has approached this area of study from a… Read more »