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Interactive Media Workshop w/ Cardinal Pictures and Eko!

Emily Feher ’17 writes in:

Do you like digital storytelling?? Do you like $$$???

Eko is pioneering a new form of media in which video responds to a person’s actions and interests in real time. Come to this interactive media workshop to learn to tell stories that can adapt in a multitude of directions using Eko’s patented technology, meet the people you’ll need on your team to make winning interactive content, and explore marketing and distribution strategies to help you launch your career.

Workshop attendees will be eligible to enter a treatment contest that Eko will be hosting on the Wesleyan campus, with a $500 CASH PRIZE for the winner and the opportunity to produce their project! It is preferred if the story has the ability to be serialized.

To see what kinds of projects Eko is looking for and how their technology works go to their website.

Date: Monday, September 26 (tomorrow!)
Time: 5-7 PM
Place: Allbritton 311

Register for Sinai Scholars – Earn $350!

charlton_heston_in_the_ten_commandments_film_trailerFrom Jared Fineberg ’17:

Sinai Scholars is a class on Jewish identity and core Jewish ideas offered by Rabbi Levi and Chabad at Wesleyan. The class consists of one 90-minute class per week for 7 weeks, as well as a Shabbat dinner at the Rabbi’s house and an off-campus field trip. Sinai Scholars is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for to learn about three thousand years of beautiful tradition from Moses to Sandy Koufax! Completion of the class will earn you a $350 stipend. Registration link below.
http://www.sinaischolars.com/index.html?task=location&lid=11565

Date: Thursday, September 22 to Wednesday, September 28
Time12 AM on September 22 to 12 AM on September 28
PlaceClass will meet in Allbritton 113
Cost: Complete the class and you earn $350

Library Workshops for Senior Thesis and Essay Writers

From Olin Library:

The library is offering workshops for seniors writing a thesis or an essay. Topics include finding resources here and elsewhere, discovering specialized resources, interlibrary loans, reference services, EndNote, and more. Sessions will be offered on Monday 9/26, Tuesday 9/27, Wednesday 9/28, and Thursday 9/29 at 11:00, 1:00, and 3:00 each day. No need to sign up ahead of time. Choose a date and time convenient for you and join a group for a 45 minute info session at Olin Library’s reference office. Attendees will be granted expanded interlibrary loan privileges.

Date: Monday, September 26 to Thursday, September 29
Time: 11 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM every day
Place: Olin Library, Reference Desk

Apply to be on the Green Fund!

wesleyangreenfundFrom The Wesleyan Green Fund:

Looking for a way to get involved in sustainability on campus? Want to support others in making their environmentally friendly dreams a reality? The Wesleyan Green Fund is accepting applications for new members until October 3rd! Email ieck[at]wesleyan[dot]edu with any questions.

Apply here.

Application deadline: Monday, October 3rd

 

8 to 8 is up again!

8-to-8-telephoneA very important message:

8 to 8 (the student run anonymous, confidential, listening service) is starting up for the semester. Call us anytime between 7pm-7am on weekdays or 7pm-10pm on Friday/Saturday at 860-685-7789 or chat with us through our website http://8-to-8.group.wesleyan.edu/ from 7pm-2am any night of the week. Our well-trained, committed, non-judgmental members are here to listen to your problems (or non problems). Please call us!

Seriously, 8 to 8 is awesome, and they’re there if you want to talk about anything at all. Call ’em! Beep ’em! Chat ’em thru the website!

The Writing Workshop is Officially Open for the Semester!

spongebob-essay-memeFrom Ford Fellow Gabe Borelli ’16:

Writing is hard. Sometimes we make mistakes. But whether you like it, love it, or hate it, writing is a part of life here at Wes. And sometimes it’s hard to get our ideas into just the shape we want them.

But fear not! Professor Meg Furniss Weisberg and I have just the solution! We’re excited to announce that the Writing Workshop has officially re-opened its doors as of Monday, September 12th.

At the Writing Workshop a staff of trained peer tutors is available to meet with you at every stage of the writing process. You can meet with a tutor to discuss ideas for an upcoming assignment, edit a rough draft of a paper, or review a professor’s comments on completed work. Everyone is welcome and all services are free. Make an appointment through your E-portfolio (click on “Writing Workshop”) or stop by during drop-in hours. One-on-one appointment slots last 45 minutes (though you do not have to use the whole time period), and all Workshop Tutors will be taking drop-in students in the event that there are un-booked appointments when you decide to drop in.

If you have any questions, please contact Ford Fellow Gabriel Borelli at (860) 685-2440 or writingworks(at)wesleyan(dot)edu.

For the writing workshop’s fall schedule, click through: