The American Mandarin Society Research Assistant Internship
Croft alumnus Anthony Yuen passed this internship announcement along to us.
The American Mandarin is seeking two part-time research assistants for 20 hours per week. Research assistants will be working on a variety of membership services and development, website and podcast content, social media, research, and event support.
Call for Papers for Tufts Undergraduate Journal of International Affairs
Hemispheres: The Tufts Undergraduate Journal of International Affairs, one of the oldest undergraduate research journals in the world, is seeking submissions of research papers or photographs for its 40th edition on the theme of The Global Commons. Submissions should be research articles, approx. 5000-8000 words, written by undergraduates in a broad range of fields relevant to international affairs. To view paper requirements and guidelines, please visit http://ase.tufts.edu/hemispheres/submission.html. To submit a paper, or if you have any questions or concerns, please contact email@example.com.
Submission Deadline: January 21, 2017.
Croft Professor Contributes to "Understanding Latin American Politics" Podcast
Croft Instructional Assistant Professor of Sociology Miguel Centellas gave an interview on Bolivian politics for the "Understanding Latin American Politics" podcast by Greg Weeks (University of North Carolina Charlotte). The podcast serves as a companion for the textbook of the same name. Dr. Centellas's interview is episode 18.
University of Mississippi Undergraduate Research Journal (UMURJ) Call for Submissions
Croft senior Alex Martin, the co-editor of the University of Mississippi Undergraduate Research Journal (UMURJ), has sent out this call for papers:
The University of Mississippi Undergraduate Research Journal (UMURJ) is a peer-reviewed, student-run, and ASB-sponsored initiative exclusively for students at the University of Mississippi. The Journal presents an opportunity for undergraduate students to have their work published. We publish papers in the broad categories of engineering, natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities, but we are open to any high-quality papers with original ideas. We accept submissions on a rolling basis year round. The priority date for the 2016-2017 issue is February 28. Students may submit their papers to firstname.lastname@example.org. Papers are reviewed first by our team of student editors and then edited by faculty in the relevant discipline. We are always looking for faculty that would be willing to review 2-3 papers per academic year. If you have any questions about the Journal or a submission, please contact us at email@example.com.
Submit your Work to the University of Mississippi Undergraduate Research Journal
The first issue of the University of Mississippi Undergraduate Research Journal (UMURJ) was published at the end of the last academic year. Founded by students for students, UMURJ is a yearly peer-reviewed publication of research articles written by the University’s undergraduate students from all disciplines. Croft senior Alex Martin is the managing editor and sophomore John Chappell is the social sciences editor. The deadline each year is in April, so it is definitely appropriate to submit a condensed version of your senior thesis. Visit the UMURJ website for more information and to submit an article.
Croft Scholars 2016-2017
The University of Mississippi New service released an article about the 2016-2017 Croft scholarship recipients. They included eight freshmen, Emma Rice, Summer Caraway, Jessica Flynn, Olivia George, Kylie Bring, Christina Pendergrast, Joey Baker, and one sophomore, Lauren Newman. Lauren is the recipient of the Rose Bui Academic Excellence Scholarship.
U.M. Article about Croft Scholars
The University of Mississippi News Service recently released a story about the new $5 million commitment from the Joseph C. Bancroft Charitable & Educational Fund to support the Croft Institute.
Two Croft Seniors Inducted into University of Mississippi Hall of Fame
Two Croft seniors, Maia Cotelo and Elizabeth Wicks, were inducted into the University of Mississippi Hall of Fame at a ceremony at the Ford Center on Friday, March 4. Recipients are chosen by a committee in accordance with ASB policy, with selections based on a student’s academic achievement, community service and potential for future success.
Six Croft Students Named to U.M. "Who's Who" List
Six Croft students were selected for the University of Mississippi's "Who's Who" list by the Office of the Dean of Students in recognition of their leadership, service, and academic achievement. They will be recognized in a ceremony to be held at the Ford Center on Friday, March 4, 2016, at 4 p.m.