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The HWS Update

This semester, Sara Wroblewski ’13, CEO and founder of the entrepreneurial programming non-profit One Bead, and Bekah Malover, a freelance graphic designer, visited Associate Professor of Media and Society Leah Shafer’s “Senior Seminar” to talk with the students about branding for nonprofits. Malover was recently hired by One Bead to rebrand the organization and update

Join the Media and Society Department on Thursday, Oct. 29 for a memorial screening of RBG to celebrate the life of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. To allow for social distancing, the film will be shown simultaneously in Albright Auditorium and the Vandervort Room at 7 p.m. HWS community members who wish to view

Writing and Rhetoric major and Statesman sailor Aidan Morgan ’21 has secured an internship with ESPN Radio in Ithaca, N.Y., an affiliate that covers such national and local teams as the New York Yankees, Syracuse Orange, Cornell Big Red, Ithaca Bombers and Cortland Red Dragons. Morgan, who plans to pursue a career in sports media

For her analytical scholarship on the economic, political and aesthetic implications of global cinema, Associate Professor of Media and Society Lisa Patti has been selected as this year’s recipient of the John R. and Florence B. Kinghorn Global Fellowship. Established in 1970 and generously endowed by Dr. and Mrs. William Reckmeyer in honor of John

Hannah Bini ’20, Chloe Emler ’20 and Addison Gilbard ’20 want to change the way women are portrayed in the media — and they want women to contribute to how that change happens. To get the conversation started, they’ve launched the “Women in the Real” project through their company, Exit 42 Media. “We’re passionate about

Faculty from the HWS Media & Society Program and colleagues from Ithaca College are hosting a new online interview series focused on film and media scholars, media artists, and programmers in the Central New York region. Associate Professor Leah Shafer and Visiting Assistant Professor Jiangtao “Harry” Gu ’13 will serve as interviewers for the bimonthly Conversations

Stephen Wong ’89 is featured in a webinar with the Director of the Smithsonian National Postal Museum Elliot Gruber and Chief Curator Daniel Piazza in anticipation of an upcoming exhibition featuring treasured pieces from Wong’s extensive baseball memorabilia collection, as well as artifacts from other Smithsonian museums, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, the

Sophie Lapat ’22 is a marketing intern for Definitive Healthcare, a leading provider of data and intelligence on hospitals, physicians and other healthcare providers. After being introduced to the job search site Handshake by Director of the Salisbury Center for Career and Experiential Education Brandi Ferrara, Lapat applied to the Definitive Healthcare’s internship program. A

Media and society major Rosemary Colon-Martinez ’21 has taken home an award from the Tribeca Film Festival for her short film Ocean’s View. Tribeca’s “Our City, My Story” contest celebrates outstanding short films about New York City, as created by filmmakers under the age of 21. Ocean’s View, which won the award for best short

This summer, Jackson Lesure ’21 is working as an intern with Mastercard, while recent graduate Jake Preston ’20, will begin his full-time employment with the company in August. Lesure is working from his home in Bridgton, Maine on several projects for the payment services company. He is working with other interns to help Mastercard partners