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ENG 420: Practicum in Digital Journalism

methodSophia Jennings ’16 writes in:

Come hear about student forum ENG420: DIGITAL JOURNALISM, a semester-long course where we will focus on producing online content and developing our portfolio. This writing-intensive seminar will introduce students to a variety of forms, from the interview, to the profile, to data-based storytelling. We will be skyping with numerous alumni in the industry, and your work will have the opportunity to be published online via Method Magazine. Multi-media projects will be highly encouraged.

Sophia Jennings ’16 and Ben Romero ’16 will be leading the student forum.

Date: Monday, January 25
Time: 7-8PM
Place: 41 Wyllys, Room 113

16th Annual Molecular Biophysics and Biological Chemistry Retreat

From Katie Kaus GRAD:

On Thursday, October 22nd the 16th Annual Molecular Biophysics and Biological Chemistry retreat will be held at Wadsworth Mansion (421 Wadsworth St, Middletown, CT 06457). The retreat is hosted by Wesleyan University’s Molecular Biophysics Program, as well as the Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and Chemistry Departments, and features several seminar talks given by Wesleyan Alumni and Facutly, as well as a poster session highlighting research being done by both graduate and undergraduate students in fields related to biophysics and biochemistry.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. John Kuriyan, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Principal Investigator and Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Kuriyan’s research investigates the molecular structures and mechanisms of enzymes and molecular switches involved in cellular signal transduction.

The retreat will begin at 10:00am, with the main poster session at 2:15pm and the Keynote Lecture at 4:15pm.

The retreat is open to all members of the Wesleyan Community. Please join us for the full day of the retreat, or just a portion of it!

Link: http://www.wesleyan.edu/molbiophys/retreat.html

Date: Thursday, October 22
Time: 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Place: Wadsworth Mansion (421 Wadsworth St, Middletown, CT 06457)

Submit to the Subway Ride!

the subway rideFrom Haenah Kwon ’17:

Whatsup!

GOOD NEWS: the Subway Ride magazine is now accepting submissions for our Fall ’15 issue (second issue ever)! We accept anonymous and non-themed submissions too (our theme this issue is: MIRROR). Submit your artwork/writing/whateverelse to thesubwayride[at]gmail[dot]com. If you have videos or other non-printable works, you can submit them to our blog, thesubwayride.weebly.com.

NOTE: *We are also accepting short hand-written writings of non-English languages for our non-English section.

Please submit by NOVEMBER 6th! We meet every Saturday 12pm at Usdan if you would like to join our editing team.

Submit By: Friday, November 6

300: #ThisIsSparta

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From Jackson Barnett18:

Is 300 the best film ever? It is. Come watch well oiled men, brisk battle sequences, and a completely accurate HISTORICAL re-telling off the BATTLE OF THERMOPOLYAE in which 300 Spartans (and 1500 Thebans [not shown]) desperately and proudly lose a minor battle in the First Persian War.

300: A True Story goes down in history as a must watch film, like Citizen Kane, Die Hard 2: Die Harder, 102 Dalmations: Die Harder, and Terminator 3: Die Harder. Described by the New York Times as “Yup, this happened,” and avclub.com as “This in fact was a film, printed on physical medium,” 300 was shown in theaters all over America.

IT IS COMPLETELY FREE.

The question really comes down to this: what else are you doing on Thursday night before fall break?

Sponsored by the Classics Major’s Committee with the generous aid of the SBC and the Wesleyan Film Series.

Date: Thursday, October 22nd
Time: 8 PM
Place: Goldsmith Family Cinema
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Table Talk with Amy Bloom

table talk amy bloomFrom the Shapiro Creative Writing Center:

Fall break is almost upon us and what better time to take stock of your writing projects? Come hash out your ideas with Amy Bloom, your friends, and free snacks! Bring concepts, outlines, drafts, or whatever you have for a great discussion of all things prose.

Date: Thursday, October 22
Time: 5 PM – 7 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center (167 High St.)
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