Looking for a fun online film course?

ULIB300: Film and Media Literacy is a 12-week online film course students can take from anywhere they have internet access. Past students have traveled to Lebanon, Australia, France and traveled around the United States on a Harley-Davidson.

In ULIB300, students study the concepts of media literacy in the context of film genres remixed in Quentin Tarantino movies such as gangster, dark comedy, blaxploitation, slasher and westerns, along with Tarantino’s films, film vocabulary, criticism and marketing. At the end of the course, students choose another genre they are interested in or propose a new one and create a research guide.

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Present your research at the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Water Resources Conference

Are you working on a research project that you would like to share? The West Virginia Water Research Institute at WVU is accepting abstracts through June 1 for the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Water Resources Conference.

The conference will be held October 12-13 at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Abstracts for basic and applied research papers are being solicited in all areas related to water resources including infrastructure, energy, monitoring, policy, supply, technology, water quality and others. Students are encouraged to submit abstracts for consideration for oral and poster presentation. The conference combines exceptional educational programs with opportunities for researchers, policy makers, state and federal agencies, environmental consultants, private organizations and the public to share in the latest information, technologies and research relating to water resources in the Mid-Atlantic. 

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Adventure Patagonia planned for winter break 2017-18

Adventure WV will be hosting an international trip to Chile over winter break! This trip is intended for people of all different backgrounds to bond and enjoy the beautiful South American outdoors. During this week, participants will have the opportunity to engage in conversations with other students at WVU, while exploring another country and all it has to offer. 

If you are interested in this extraordinary experience, sign up at http://www.adventureinternational.wvu.edu/patagonia

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Doctoral students: Register for the Summer Dissertation Retreat

The Eberly Writing Studio would like to invite doctoral students to register for their summer dissertation retreat. The retreat is ideally structured for student in early stages of dissertation proposal and/or writing, but more advanced doctoral students may register. The workshop will take place May 8-11 on the downtown campus in Colson Hall, and will feature collaborative instruction in several aspect of dissertation planning, organization, and writing. Come and spend a week preparing and goal setting for a productive summer of writing! Interested students should e-mail Rachel Hoag at rlhoag@mix.wvu.edu to register.

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Submissions open for the Mountaineer Undergraduate Research Review (MURR)

The editors of the Mountaineer Undergraduate Research Review (MURR) are pleased to announce the resurgence of this undergraduate research journal at West Virginia University. This student-led academic journal will feature the work of undergraduate students on campus and will allow their findings to be published on the web-based open journal systems platform available courtesy of the WVU libraries. MURR is an online publication that publishes faculty-mentored research and literature reviews from West Virginia University undergraduates, and it is the only journal that publishes solely undergraduate work in West Virginia.  

We are pleased to announce that submissions are now open for this year’s edition. The deadline for a student to submit his or her work will be set for May 10, 2017. Potential papers we are interested in publishing include but are not limited to papers describing or summarizing student's research projects, technical reviews, senior/honors thesis papers, and other technical research papers. We are happy to publish work from all academic disciplines. If you are interested in submitting a paper, please follow the following steps: 

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2017 WVU Jackson Hole Photography Workshop Now Accepting Applications

 West Virginia University's Jackson Hole Photography Workshop is a ten day intensive field course that explores the diverse and remote region of northwestern Wyoming, including Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park. Daily excursions exploring this stunning region are complemented by darkroom and digital work sessions, critiques of work in progress, gallery visits, and evening presentations. The program is limited in size to insure a close working relationship with the faculty and a significant amount of one-on-one attention. application form, please visit: http://jhpw.wvu.edu/how-to-enrollJHPW Facebook page. You can also watch a short YouTube video of pictures from the past nine years.  For questions please contact Professor Sherwin at michael.sherwin@mail.wvu.edu, or call 304-680-6142.

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