Society of News Design



Meet the 2016 SNDF Scholarship winner

Niklas Marienhagen, a student at the University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg, Germany, is the winner of the 2016 SND Foundation Scholarship. Marienhagen, chosen by a panel of five judges, will receive a $2,000 cash award. Marienhagen’s portfolio focuses heavily on infographics and illustration, and he credits two longtime and very active SND members — […]

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Students: Time to apply for SND Foundation Scholarship 2016

The Society for News Design is an organization that provides training and services to and advocates on behalf of visual journalists worldwide. The Society for News Design Foundation (SNDF) is SND’s educational and research arm. Annually, SNDF awards the SND Foundation Scholarship to a deserving student interested in and showing promise for pursuing a career […]

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Announcing the 2016 SND Travel Grant Winners

The SND Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of travel grants for the Annual Workshop and Exhibition in San Francisco.

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SNDF Karaoke Night Returns At SND37!

It’s time to talk music. Very bad music, performed by your industry colleagues. The long and short of this is, a year ago, at SND36, the SND Foundation Karaoke Night raised $4,850 — more than double its previous judging record. We cannot revert to old ways after a year like that. Whether you’re attending or following […]

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Aviva Loeb wins SNDF scholarship

Aviva Loeb, a senior at the University of Vermont, is this year’s winner of the $2,000 SND Foundation scholarship. Loeb, who is planning to graduate in December, has interned at San Diego Magazine and the Jerusalem Post, and was Layout Editor of The Vermont Cynic, the school’s newspaper that she joined as a freshman. In […]

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Jennifer George-Palilonis on multimedia education and a new challenge at Ball State

Ball State grads are everywhere in our profession, and wherever they are, there is a connection to Jennifer George-Palilonis. Palilonis, a full professor at Ball State, recently stepped down as journalism graphics sequence coordinator to become co-director of the school’s new Center for Emerging Media Design & Development, which will offer a master’s program in […]

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Send your SND Foundation silent auction donations for #SNDDC

We’re now collecting items for the SND Foundation silent auction. All money raised goes to supporting the Foundation’s work to help educate and inspire future generations of visual journalists, from research to travel grants and scholarships.

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Apply now for student travel grants to #SNDDC workshop

10-12 grants available for deserving college students

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Students: Time to apply for travel grants and SND Foundation Scholarship

Deadlines are looming for two SND Foundation programs to help students to further their education and experience. Don’t miss the deadlines to apply.

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Time to sing: It’s karaoke night!

Judges and facilitators have convened to Syracuse, N.Y., to enjoy thousands of pages of excellent design and unspeakably awesome weather. Few people know the real reason they’re here: the annual tradition of SND Foundation Karaoke Night. Every year we raise an impressive amount of money from the people who come to Syracuse, but we also […]

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Free SND Student Symposium on Friday, Feb. 7

On the eve of this year’s SND competition judging in Syracuse, the SND Foundation is sponsoring a free workshop for students in Syracuse on Friday, Feb. 7.

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SND35 Judging: Guide for First-Timers

Attending SND judging for the first time? This guide will help you guess what to expect, what to pack, and what you’ll see.

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Help the SND Foundation help students … and help yourself to a tax break, too!

Learn about how donations to the SND Foundation have impacted past recipients, and how your donation entitles you to a tax break.

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Help support the SND Foundation by donating to the Silent Auction

We’re currently collecting items for the SND Foundation silent auction and looking for any support from SND members, their publications and friends to provide donations.

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Announcing the 2013 SND Travel Grant Winners

The SND Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of travel grants for the Annual Workshop and Exhibition in Louisville on Nov. 7-9, which covers the $220 registration fee and a $500 travel stipend.

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The SNDF intern: We made her cry

After combing through numerous applications, a panel convened by SNDF education chair Darren Sanefski settled on Lisa Donato, a freshman at the University of Oregon, as the recipient of this year’s paid summer internship. Lisa will be working with Frank Mina and the great team at the San Francisco Chronicle beginning in July.

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