The Office of the Provost is seeking nominations for a new curator to lead the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. Bob Giles, who has served as Nieman curator for the past decade, plans to retire from the post in June 2011.All nominations as well as feedback and questions about the selection process may be sent to [email protected] Nieman curator is responsible for managing the foundation’s midcareer fellowship program, Nieman’s journalism awards, conferences and workshops, and all Nieman programs and publications. These activities include the Nieman Journalism Lab, an innovative collaborative that identifies emerging business models and best practices in journalism in the digital media age; “Nieman Reports,” an influential quarterly written by and for journalists since 1947; Nieman Watchdog, a project that encourages journalists to monitor and hold accountable all those who exert power in public life; and Nieman Storyboard, a website that showcases exceptional narrative journalism in every medium and explores the future of nonfiction storytelling.The Nieman Foundation administers the oldest midcareer fellowship program for journalists in the world. Each year, some two-dozen working journalists are selected to come to Harvard to study, participate in exclusive seminars and attend special events. Accomplished reporters, editors, writers, producers, filmmakers and photojournalists join together to share ideas, learn from each other and collaborate on new projects. More than 1,300 midcareer journalists from 90 countries have received Nieman Fellowships since the program was established in 1938.Under Bob Giles’ leadership, specialized reporting fellowships have been added to the Nieman program to increase coverage of issues often overlooked by the press including global health, business, arts and culture and community journalism. Giles also has arranged refuge at the foundation for a number of international journalists who have been persecuted and threatened on the job. The sanctuary the journalists have found on the Harvard campus has given them the freedom to write and speak openly about their experiences, make important new professional contacts and find the peer support they need to continue reporting.The Nieman Foundation was created with a bequest to Harvard from Agnes Wahl Nieman in memory of her husband Lucius, founder and longtime publisher of The Milwaukee Journal. Nieman’s mission is to promote and elevate the standards of journalism and educate persons deemed specially qualified for journalism.
Guidance office news:* WHS Juniors: Looking at obtaining a degree in education? Applications are being accepted for the 26th annual Kansas Future Teacher Academy. It will be held on the campus of Emporia State University fromÂ Sunday, June 7 to Thursday, June 11. If you’d like more information, see Mrs. Hatfield in the counselor’s office.College visits during lunch:Â Tuesday, February 24-Fort Hays.Follow us on Twitter. Submitted to Sumner Newscow â€” Todayâ€™s Wellington High School bulletin for Monday, Feb. 9, 2015:MondayTuesdayâ€¢ Basketball at Winfieldâ€¢ Jostens-Sophomore Class Rings at lunchWednesdayâ€¢ NHS Blood DriveThursdayâ€¢ Wrestling at Wellington vs. Circle- Senior Night, 6 p.m.Fridayâ€¢ Basketball at WHS vsÂ AndaleSaturdayâ€¢ State Scholarsâ€™ Bowl at WHS, 12 p.m.â€¢ JV Wrestling at Valley Center 9 a.m.Monday lunch: Chicken Tetrazzini, tossed salad w/romaine, steamed carrots, angel biscuit/jelly, tinted applesauce.Â Tuesday lunch: Pork Ribs/buns, romaine and tomato, ti-tater, green beans, fresh kiwi, apple crisp.Todayâ€™s News*The NHS Blood Drive is on Wednesday. You can sign up at lunch today or stop by Ms Hollas Room, Room 110.*Congratulations to Mitchell McGuire and Alyssa Jackson for taking fourth place in Improvised Duet Acting at the Douglass Tournament last Thursday.Congratulations also go to Jake Leverich for taking sixth place in Informative Speaking, BayLee Pacchelli for taking 6th place in Prose and BayLee Pacchelli and Julian Cornejo for taking 1st place with a perfect score in Improvised Duet Acting at the South Barber TournamentÂ on Saturday.Â Julian and BayLee qualified for state with their first place win at their first tournament.*Sophomores: Jostens will be here tomorrow during lunch to pick up your Class Ring Order Packets and deposit. Packets are available in the counselorâ€™s office. You can design your ring online at Jostens.com. Just print your design and bring it to school tomorrow.*The WHS Madrigals and Mixed Ensemble are doing singing Valengrams this year on the 13th. The Valengrams will be sold during lunch today so find a choir member for more information. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments