Notice: Global Photo Contest for Students, Staff, Faculty and Alums

Indonesia-Bali-Pura-Ulun-Danu-Paul-EijkemansGlobal Campus Photo Contest – deadline November 2. You’re invited to participate! Please also share this message with students, colleagues and alumni.

The Office of Global Affairs and UW Study Abroad are excited to announce the first global photo contest open to the whole UW community—UW students, faculty, staff and alumni are all invited to participate!

Photos taken on study abroad programs, research or personal travel outside of the United States are eligible. The UW community will be invited to vote online among top submissions to pick the winning photos. Winners will be displayed as art at the Study Abroad Fair, and a special selection will be framed and displayed in the Office of Global Affairs in Gerberding Hall.

Submit your photos at our website by November 2!  For more information visit www.washington.edu/studyabroad/students/when-you-return/photo-contest/.

Funding: iSchools Promotional Video Contest

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iSchools Promotional Video Contest: You could win up to $5,000

The iSchools organization announces a video contest that seeks to foster interest in the field of information and promote study at an Information School. Prizes of $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000 will be given for the top-three most innovative and impactful videos, respectively. The top five finishers will also be offered up to $1,000 in travel support to attend iConference 2016 in Philadelphia.

The submission period is Sept. 1 – Nov. 30, and the contest is open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, the general public. Participants are invited to submit two-minute videos that speak to information as a field of study or to iSchools as exciting, new programs that educate undergraduate and/or graduate students to solve the information problems of the 21st Century.

Contest submissions will be judged by a panel of iSchool deans. Winning videos will debut at iConference 2016, which takes place March 20-23, 2016 in Philadelphia, PA, USA. Videos will also be used on the iSchools Organization website and through other channels to promote the iSchools organization and the mission of Information Schools.

Click here for details, including eligibility, contest guidelines and links to the online entry form.

Reposted from the iSchools blog: http://ischools.org/news/ischools-promotional-video-contest-you-could-win-up-to-5000/