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What’s Happening at the Jacobson Center

Check this page regularly to get the latest updates from the Jacobson Center. The center regularly schedules events and shares writing resources and inspiration. We welcome your ideas, too! Email

Study Skills Workshop: Writing Anxiety

Wednesday, March 30, 4:00pm-5:00pm, Seelye Hall 301 

Image as Voice: Photojournalism and Democratic Representation

Monday, March 28, 4:15 p.m. Seelye 201. Photo editor Jehan Jillani ’13, currently at The Atlantic and previously The GuardianNational Geographic and New Yorker, examines what it might take for photojournalism to become democratic and truly representative—and if that’s even possible. Part of the Inside Journalism: Free Press and Democracy talk series.

Learning Specialist Services

Welcome Duncan Griffin, our new learning specialist.

New Journalism Concentration

The Jacobson Center is launching a new journalism concentration starting in the fall semester of 2022.


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Smith Writes is currently accepting submissions. Review the submission guidelines.

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To learn more about working with the Jacobson Center please see the About the Jacobson Center webpage. Meet the staff and learn about the center’s services in our “Introduction to the Jacobson Center” video.

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Learn about the center’s services and how to schedule an appointment by watching our online scheduling tutorial.

Writers on Writing

“For those of us who write, it is necessary to scrutinize not only the truth of what we speak, but the truth of that language by which we speak it.”—Audre Lorde