The last decade has marked a period of rapid political and economic change in the Middle East and North Africa. Among those are growing demands for marriage rights for women in Arab and Muslim cultures. Until recently, the right to…
Newhouse Magazine Students Honored by New York Women in Communications
Lauren Dana, a sophomore from Valley Stream, New York, and Jacqueline Homan, a junior from Cincinnati, are both students in the magazine program.
Homan received the Ruth Whitney Scholarship from Glamour magazine, which is awarded to a college student who has experience in writing, reporting or design for digital and/or print and who has a demonstrated interest in magazine journalism or publishing. The honor includes an opportunity to visit the magazine and spend a week with the editorial team.
Dana, Homan and the other scholarship recipients will be recognized at NYWICI’s Matrix Awards ceremony April 24 in New York City. Journalist Katie Couric will serve as master of ceremonies.
Each year, NYWICI awards scholarships to students who intend to pursue or further a career in communications. Recipients are chosen based on academic excellence, need and a demonstrated commitment to the field of communications. Scholarships are generally in the amounts of $2,500, $5,000 and $10,000.