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This course is an introduction to Catalan language, culture, and history. The principal aim is to acquire a more profound understanding of the history, politics, society and culture of the Catalan world through listening, writing, reading and speaking activities in Catalan. Language will be used through communicative activities; however, no previous knowledge of Catalan language is required. The class will discuss issues of relevance to Catalan culture and history.
Materials will include newspaper articles, cultural readings, movies, videos, short lectures, listening activities, and computer materials. This class counts toward the Spanish major and as elective credit toward the Spanish minor. This course will be taught in Catalan. No previous knowledge of the Catalan language is required.
Catalan/Spanish 291: Introduction to Catalan Language and Culture
Instructor: Susanna Coll-Ramírez
Schedule: T/Th 11:30 am-1 pm
Class numbers: #23275 / #23279
Prerequisite is one of the following: SPANISH 277; or SPANISH 278/AMCULT 224/LATIONAM 224; or RCLANG 324; or study abroad equivalent.
The College Connections Team travels around the country interviewing LSA alumni and current parents about their experience at the College. This full-time position is open only to LSA grads of the last three years (2023, 2022, 2021).
The posting can be found here, and more information about the team is located on this website. Should applicants have questions, the hiring manager is Michael Reed (firstname.lastname@example.org). The application is open until April 7 and has a salary of $44,000 – $45,000.
The Michigan Music Business Club is a fast-growing and highly sought-after organization on the University of Michigan’s campus, with a limitless pool of students eager to join. We aim to leverage this reputation to make our first-ever conference an unparalleled success, one that will continue for years to come. We hope you choose to share in the journey.
Our mission is to educate, empower, and prepare the next generation of executives, tastemakers, and power-players in the music industry. The conference will not only offer an incredible opportunity for club member but for the greater University of Michigan student community as well.
This event will bring the best in the music business to some of the brightest college students in the US, raise industry awareness on an exceptional pool of young, hardworking students ready to make an impact, and introduce Michigan students to the multitude of opportunities that lie within the music industry. We hope you choose to be a part of the first Michigan Music Business Conference!
Our employees are our most valuable assets! You will feel welcomed and supported from the moment you join our team, and you will take part in strengthening and evolving our workplace culture.
We offer work-life balance. We are a remote-first organization, with flexible work hours.
WHO WE ARE
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) supports a global community of more than half a million professionals and advocates in the Earth and space sciences.
Through broad and inclusive partnerships, AGU aims to advance discovery and solution science that accelerate knowledge and create solutions that are ethical, unbiased and respectful of communities and their values. Our programs include serving as a scholarly publisher, convening virtual and in-person events, and providing career support. We live our values in everything we do, such as our net-zero energy renovated building in Washington, D.C., and our Ethics and Equity Center, which fosters a diverse and inclusive geoscience community to ensure responsible conduct.
This is an exciting time to work at AGU. Every day we approach our work with a sense of purpose, and we look for others who share that passion and desire for a career with impact.
WHO YOU ARE
At AGU we are looking for individuals who want to learn something new every day, who welcome a challenge, and are motivated to achieve results in a fast-paced environment. You will be a proactive and creative problem solver who enjoys collaborating across diverse teams.
You will learn to identify newsworthy papers published in scientific journals and presented at scientific meetings and craft succinct, accurate and compelling press releases, short news stories and social media posts. You will gain practical experience interviewing and writing about Earth and space science for non-expert audiences and working collaboratively with a creative team. You will leave the internship with bylined stories as well as press releases to add to your portfolio.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Work with the media relations team to identify and pitch newsworthy stories about new research published in AGU’s peer-reviewed journals.
Interview researchers about their work and write news-style press releases and research spotlights under deadline.
Craft headlines and brief descriptions of new research for AGU’s weekly highlights newsletter.
Meet daily with media relations staff, prepare materials as requested and respond to editing.
Use and explore social media and multimedia to promote scientific research.
WHAT YOU WILL BRING
A bachelor’s degree or higher in journalism, communications or Earth and space science.
Coursework or equivalent experience in news-style writing about science for a lay audience.
Familiarity with AP style.
Experience managing multiple projects or assignments on deadline.
Professional attitude and interpersonal skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), internet browsers, and web search engines.
Experience with social media preferred but not required.
The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History social media/marketing intern will create engaging social media posts for the museum’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts and assist in other marketing duties as needed. We are looking for a U-M student who is curious, loves to find and tell stories, and likes dinosaurs and mastodons. The successful candidate will be comfortable working in the digital space and creating content for social media, website, and other marketing materials. 8-12 hours per week. $15 per hour
ISR is seeking a highly responsible, self-motivated, detail-oriented individual to help us reach our fundraising goals. As a Development Officer, you will report to the ISR Director of Development, and you will serve as a critical part of the ISR development team, with a primary focus on data management, stewardship, annual giving, and project management. ISR is an interdisciplinary environment that requires strong relationship-building skills to successfully partner with colleagues at ISR and across the University.
The Health Sciences Scholars Program is a learning community of first-year undergraduate students at UM. HSSP introduces students to key issues and the breadth of careers in the health sciences by bringing together students and faculty from a broad range of backgrounds, interests, and experiences.
The deadline to apply for this job posting is March 19.
‘CALL FOR SCHOLARSHIP ENTRIES’ Sponsored by the Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists
Detroit SPJ is accepting entries and nominations for its 2023 Larry Laurain Scholarship program. Winners will be announced at the organization’s annual banquet honoring the outstanding work and achievements in 2022 of print, broadcast, photo, digital and other practicing journalists in Michigan. In addition, Detroit SPJ will announce its Journalist of the Year and Young Journalist of the Year. Details about the date and location of the banquet are to be determined.
Scholarship application deadline: Friday, March 10, 2023
General Information SPJ Detroit annually awards a $2,500 grant to a Michigan resident who is or will be a sophomore, junior or senior with a demonstrated interest in journalism attending a college or university. This award may be used at any institution of higher education. The chapter maintains the right to offer more scholarships as permitted. The award honors the late Lawrence (Larry) A. Laurain, who was serving as president of the Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists at the time of his death in August 1985 of esophageal cancer. His journalism career spanned 17 years, including stints at the Royal Oak Daily Tribune, the Macomb Daily, United Press International and finally as city editor of the Oakland Press. Call for Entries — Applicants must intend to practice journalism, as evidenced by enrollment in journalism classes and by work from those classes, or by work produced for student or professional publications in the past year. Financial need is also considered. Applications must be submitted through the BetterBNC contest website. See instructions below. No entry fee is required Applications must include:
Portfolio. At least three clips of any published or classroom-produced samples of the applicant’s writing or other news-related reporting produced in the past calendar year.
Supporting documents. At least three documents, such as letters of recommendation or other statements from teachers, deans and advisers who are familiar with the applicant’s work. At least one of these documents must affirm the applicant’s enrollment in a journalism class, academic status, or purported interest in journalism.
Personal narrative/essay. A double-spaced, titled document that addresses any of the issues cited below. An applicant’s personal narrative should address any of the following points: ● Why do you want to be a journalist? ● What are your career goals after graduation? ● Describe your journalism-related activities and how they have advanced your journalist training. ● List your educational, campus and social activities with brief details of their influence on you. ● Describe the most important challenge facing journalists today. ● Identify the person in journalism you would most like to emulate and why? ● What would winning this award mean to you?
Questions? Call (313) 288-9546 or e-mail email@example.com
Entries to the Excellence in Journalism will be submitted using BetterBNC Media Awards Platform. Below are directions for preparing and submitting entries. If you have questions, please contact us at: SPJDetroit@gmail.com
IMPORTANT: BetterBNC is optimized for the Google Chrome browser and Firefox for PC and Macintosh/Apple. Please have a recent version downloaded and installed for the best contest experience.
Click “Open Call Login” in the blue bar at the top of the page.
If you already have an Open Call Contestant account, enter your email address and password, then click “Login” and skip to section “g. Request to make entries in a contest” below.
If you do not already have an Open Call Contestant account, click “Create your Open Call account”
Fill out the form
Click “Submit” at the bottom of the page Once you fill out the form to create your Open Call Contestant account, the system will send you a validation email with a link that must be clicked before you can log into your account.
c. Request to make entries in a contest (Open Call Only):
Hover over the red “Open Call Contestant” text in the blue bar at the top of the page
Select “My Contests” in the menu that appears
In the “Available Contests” section, check the box next to the contest you would like to enter
Hover over the red “Open Call Contestant” text again
Select “Manage Entries”
Submit Entries a. Click “Submit Entry” from the Manage Entries page b. Select a Division (group of Categories) c. Select a Category d. Select the Media Organization where the entry was published or performed (Open Call Only) e. Enter the entry headline or title f. Add entry content (may vary by category)
To upload digital file attachments (other than audio/video), click “Browse”, navigate to the desired file, and then click “Open”. Allowed file types are PDF, DOC/DOCX, TXT, JPG, GIF, and PNG. To upload additional attachments to a single entry, click the “Browse and Attach More Files” button. BetterBNC will allow up to about a 20MB file, however, we suggest keeping your files around 5MB in case the judges have a slow connection. For files larger than 20MB, you can click the “RealView” icon on the Submit Entry page to create a free account, upload your files, and then copy and paste the URL into the URL field on the Submit Entry page. You may also use a similar 3rd-party website that provides hosting services (scribd.com, issuu.com, etc.)
To add web/audio/video content, copy and paste the content’s URL address into the provided Website URL field. To host your content online, either upload it to a free streaming content website (e.g.YouTube) or talk to your IT person about adding it to your stations/publications website. Make sure the content will be accessible online throughout the duration of the contest and awards process. Here are some examples of free streaming content websites where you can upload audio and video content: a. Audio: http://www.kiwi6.com, http://www.tindeck.com b. Video: http://www.youtube.com, http://www.vimeo.com
IMPORTANT: Please be sure that items are not behind a paywall or a password-protected area. If they are, you must provide username/password info in the Comments section of your entry. Judges may disqualify your entry if work samples are inaccessible. g. Add Comments h. Enter Credits i. Click “Submit Entry”. For hardcopy/mail-in entry categories, print and attach the entry label (which automatically appears after each entry is submitted) to each hardcopy item and follow contest shipping instructions (contact the contest administrator for more info).