It’s almost summer! ARE YOU AS EXCITED AS WE ARE? Term officially ends tomorrow, which means we’ll have 18 days to read before classes pick back up. I’m imagining parks and smoothies in my future. (Unfortunately, there will be no beach. Sigh.) Looking for some reading inspiration? Search no further. Kim and I have got you covered. Continue reading “Summer Reads!”
If you’ve ever written a paper, chances are you’ve thanked the writing gods (and Purdue University) for Purdue OWL. The free writing service shares resources and materials with Google-ers around the world, whether they’re looking for help with an academic assignment, a specific citation format, or a job application. If you’ve never heard of OWL before…you’re welcome. Continue reading “Link of the Week | Purdue Owl”
If you’ve walked past a bookstore recently, you’ve likely seen the striped, technicolor jacket of Meg Wolitzer’s The Female Persuasion. If you’ve been anywhere in the vicinity of a Barnes & Noble, you’ve definitely seen it, as the novel was recently chosen to spearhead the new Barnes & Noble Book Club. The club’s first meeting was held Wednesday, May 2, and discussions took place in every B&N bookstore across the country. The event was completely free and all participants were treated to a tall hot or iced coffee (and a cookie!) from Starbucks.
(Am I the only one squealing about this deal? I’m definitely keeping my eye out for B&N’s next pick! Just keep in mind that it’s a SEASONAL, not monthly, book club…) Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Meg Wolitzer”
WHERE: Schimmel Theater, 1 Pace Plaza
WHEN: May 8, 5:30 pm
Pace University’s Film and Screen Studies department is celebrating students’ work at the annual FSS Student Film Screening on May 8. The event is open to the public, so go support your fellow creatives this Tuesday at the downtown campus!
On Monday, April 23, Michael Clinton, president of marketing and publishing director of Hearst Magazines, hosted a small group of students from Pace University at Hearst Headquarters for a roundtable discussion. (The event was sponsored by the Office of Development and Alumni Relations.) Organized networking opportunities are one of the many benefits of the M.S. in Publishing program, and three M.S. in Publishing students, Kimberly Holcombe, Rachael Kelly, and Edgell and Littleford Scholarship winner Nicole Cadavid, were able to attend the event.
Hearst is “one of the nation’s largest diversified media, information and services companies with more than 360 businesses. Its major interests include ownership in cable television networks such as A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime and ESPN; global ratings agency Fitch Group; Hearst Health, a group of medical information and services businesses; [and] 31 television stations.” The company is also home to newspapers like the Houston Chronicle and the Albany Times Union; magazines like Cosmopolitan, Harper’s BAZAAR, and Car and Driver; digital service businesses like iCrossing and KUBRA; and investment opportunities like BuzzFeed and Vice. Continue reading “Pace University students meet with Lubin School of Business alumnus Michael Clinton, President, Marketing & Publishing Director of Hearst Magazines”