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General Announcements March 21 - March 25

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Spring 2011 * Issue No. 9
To submit information to the Monday Memo, please contact Martha Maciel, editor, at ext. 3135 or email submissions to, or stop by MZ 210. The deadline for submission is Noon, Wednesday.

Career Day on Thursday, March 24 - For students who are serious about landing that first job in journalism, public relations and other media-related fields, this year’s Career Day has something for everyone. The panel will feature professionals ready to share their experiences and answer questions on a diverse range of professions. This year's Career Day will be held on Thursday, March 24 in the Johnson Auditorium 100 in Jacaranda Hall from 2-4 p.m.

UDWE - Undergraduate students must take or register to take the Upper Division Writing Test this semester if they will complete 75 units or more by the end of spring 2011. Students can take the exam after completing 56 units and meeting the Lower Division writing requirement. Students who have not taken the UDWPE or have not registered to take the exam by the completion of 75 units will have a hold placed on their Fall 2011 registration.

Mandatory Advisement Week Three of Six - All Journalism students who plan to attend CSUN during Fall 2011 must see their advisers for academic counseling during the advisement period. Students will not be cleared for registration until the Department has the counseling form on file. The journalism office does not make appointments, just plan to see your advisor during her/his office hours. Please pick up your forms and files in the Department office, MZ 210.

NYU Prelaw Abroad -  NYU's global academic centers in Accra, Berlin, Florence, London, Prague, Shanghai and Tel Aviv offers the students the opportunity to advance their understanding of legal systems in a comparative context under the guidance of distinguished overseas faculty. Some of the courses include: European Law, Globalization and the Developing World, Law and Human Rights in Central Europe, Law and Society, Politics, Power, and Society: The Politics of European Union and Religion, Politics, and the State in Comparative Perspective. Students who apply early will increase their chances of receiving a study abroad scholarship. For more information visit NYU Abroad.

Cross Examine the Judges Night - The Department of Political Science will have an open forum with Los Angeles Superior court judges. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and get answers about the court system. The forum will take place, Wednesday, April 13 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Grand Salon located in the Student Union.