Please note these two sets of events that are all-class sessions. They are scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 16 and Wednesday, Jan. 17.
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 6:30-8:30 pm: LECTURE HALL - OPTIONAL
An information session for M.S. students (and others) interested in the M.A. program. Deans Lemann and Cornog, and professors teaching in each of the
four major areas of study, will be there, as will current students. The
evening will offer both an overview of the MA program and in-depth looks at
the four areas of study. More on the MA Progam:
Application deadline is Feb. 1, 2007.
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Wednesday, Jan. 17: LECTURE HALL
Three mandatory sessions for Full-time M.S. students; others optional
Morning sessions with DOS & Career Services
Afternoon session with Academic Affairs
9-9:30: Coffee and pastries served
9:30- 10:15: DOS Session
Hosted by Deans Sreenivasan and Huff
- Surviving and Thriving in the Spring Semester
- Academic procedures for the Spring, including Graduation
10:15-10:45: Break (coffee and cookies served)
10:45-noon: Careers Services Session
Hosted by Ernest Sotomayor, Julie Hartenstein and Gina Bubion
- Preview of Spring speakers and skills sessions
- What to know about J-School’s April Job Fair
- Job hunting strategies: freelancing, roadtrips, scouting employers,
- Quick Resume Polishing Clinic
Noon-2 pm: Lunch on your own/free time
Optional: Career Services is setting up a couple of guests to chat
informally with students who’d like to meet them in smaller groups.
PRINT: Kathleen Pellegrino, hiring editor for the South Florida
Sun-Sentinel in Ft. Lauderdale, who seeks candidates to fill at least three
summer jobs. Room 601B
BROADCAST: Brian Lapping, award-winning British documentarian. Room 607B
2-4 pm: Academic Affairs Session: “How To Cover Race in America”
Hosted by Associate Dean Arlene Morgan and Alice Pifer, director of
professional education and authors of “The Authentic Voice: The Best Reporting on Race and Ethnicity.” See http://www.theauthenticvoice.org
Guest speaker: Elizabeth Llorente, senior writer, The Record of Bergen County, N.J.
- Workshop on best practices for covering race and ethnicity.
OPTIONAL: 4:30-5:45 in The World Room: “Covering Iraq: Lessons in Foreign Correspondence” with Ann Garrels of NPR.
- Meet NPR’s senior foreign correspondent and author of “Naked in Baghdad.”
Please see http://deanstudents.blogsome.com/2006/12/19/memo-spring-schedule-of-classes/. for start dates for spring classes