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WVU The Question's Big Ideas Contest

Big Ideas Contest!

WVU STUDENTS: Do you have big ideas? Of course you do! So, enter THE QUESTION’s big ideas contest!

THE QUESTION invites all WVU students to submit a short essay (300 word maximum) or short video (2 minute maximum) in response to our question. The top student contribution for each question will be published on our website. Submissions will be evaluated on the following criteria: technical quality of writing or video, creativity, interest to a university audience, and the accuracy of ideas presented.

At the end of the academic year, a committee of faculty, students, and staff will choose the best student contribution of the entire year. The overall winner of the contest will win an iPad!

Question #3: How ought we use images?

This is a huge question with so many interesting possibilities. A great submission might break it down and focus on one thorny issue. Real life examples would be especially welcome. Please watch the video from WVU’s Reed College of Media to get ideas, share ideas in the comments section of the blog and ask for feedback, talk to professors, read, explore, learn, and have fun. We can’t wait to see what you come up with!

Submission Deadline: Midnight, Sunday, March 6th.

Please send submissions to Dr. Sharon Ryan, WVU philosopher and creator of THE QUESTION.

Be sure to include with your submission, your name, academic major, contact information, and your WVU ID #. Please put the title of the question in the subject line of your email.