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Honors & Scholarships Information Sessions

Thinking of studying abroad after you graduate? Planning on attending graduate school? Or are you a STEM major looking for research/graduate opportunities?

Wednesday, April 6th
Fulbright Information Session
12:15-1:30 pm, Honors Hall Room 17

Learn about fully funded grants for study, research, or English Teaching Assistantships in more than 140 countries. Must be on track to complete Bachelor’s degree by Spring 2017 to compete in next application cycle. All undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning more about the Fulbright Student Program are welcome to attend.

Monday, April 11th
STEM Fellowships Information Session
12:15-1:30 pm, Honors Hall Room 12

There is an array of opportunities for students in the STEM fields. They range from funding for summer research to scholarships for graduate studies. Come to the information session to learn more about the different programs and opportunities!

Monday, April 18th
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
12:15-1:30 pm, Honors Hall Room 17

Every year, the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States. Each Fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States. Most importantly, new Fellows join a strong community of current and past Fellows who all share the New American experience. All interested students are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, May 4th
Schwarzman Scholars Information Session
12:15-1:30 pm, Honors Hall Room 12

Inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective international scholarship program designed to prepare future leaders for success in a world where China plays a key global role. The program will give the best and brightest young leaders from around the world the opportunity to develop their leadership skills through a fully-funded one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities. Those who want to learn more about the scholarship are welcome to attend.

 

For more information about any of these programs, please contact:
Dr. Moira Egan | 718-997-2863 | Honors Hall Room 23 | moira.egan@qc.cuny.edu

Elliot Cowan in the News!

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Elliot Cowan’s The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead & Roundhead is playing this Friday night at the Queens World Film Festival:

It’s also playing at Animation Dingle in Ireland:
and he will be exhibiting some of his work in Los Angeles

It’s also playing at Animation Dingle in Ireland:
Elliot Cowan teaches 2D Animation, Introduction to Digital Animation, Video Editing, & Storyboarding at Queens College.

Interested in having your work published?

Utopia Parkway Literary Journal  is currently accepting fiction, non-fiction, academic writing, poetry, art, and drama scripts to their journal!

Queens College Undergraduates Deadline: March 31, 2016

Email submissions and questions to: utopiaparkwayjournal@gmail.com

Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/utopiaparkwayjournal/

Ladislav Sutnar Exhibit at Forham University

Ladislav Sutnar: Pioneer of Information Design 1941-60 

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Dates:
October 5 – December 4
Location:
Fordham University, Ildiko Butler Gallery, 113 West 60th St. (60th St. and Columbus Ave.), New York. Gallery hours: Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m.–9 p.m.

Curated by Patricia Belen & Greg D’Onofrio

For more on the exhibit and Steven Hellers interview with the curators see http://www.printmag.com/daily-heller/sutnar-news-of-the-world/

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Scholarships of up to $25,000 to both first time college students and community college graduates

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TheDream.US, the largest scholarship program for Dreamers, opened its Fall
Scholarship round on September 14, 2015.
The program offers scholarships of up to $25,000 to both first time
college students and community college graduates to attend one of the
Dream.US partner colleges.

For more information, please see
website: http://www.thedream.us/scholars/

Design and Tech Events (Week of Sept. 21st)

Razorfish Global Tech Summit (Sept. 22nd)
Professor Danne Woo will be demoing his data visualization software, Datavisual, next Tuesday, September 22nd at the Razorfish Global Tech Summit.

NYC Media Lab Summit (Sept. 25th)
Professor Andrew DeRosa and Professor Woo will both be demoing next Friday, September 25th, at the NYC Media Lab Summit. Professor DeRosa will be talking about his Speculative Design class and Professor Woo will also be demoing student work from his Creative Coding class.

Both of these events are great to attend to learn more about design, technology and to potentially find jobs and internships through networking. The Razorfish Summit is free to register and the NYC Media Lab Summit is only $15 for students to register.

If you do happen to attend either one of these events, make sure to stop by and say hello to Professor Woo and Professor DeRosa.

Professor Zender awarded ADC Young Guns 2015!

© Daniel Zender, 2015

© Daniel Zender, 2015

Congratulations to Professor Daniel Zender, winner of the ADC Young Guns 2015 award!

The Art Directors Club (ADC), hosts this annual global competition to celebrate outstanding creatives under the age of 30. Announcing this years recipients, Nicole Jacek, Chair of the Young Guns 13 Committee  commented “Young Guns is not about meeting a quota of winners, but awarding individuals that we unanimously agreed would be the next generation of cultural changing creatives.”

Professor Zender teaches Illustration, Design Foundations and Photoshop at Queens College, CUNY.