CALL FOR AWARD APPLICATIONS The Carl Couch Center issues an annual call for research papers and published works to be considered for the Clifford G. Christians Ethics Research Award. Submissions should interpret or address important theoretical issues in the areas of ethics, mass communication theory, and the relationship between media and technology in culture; interpret and apply concepts employed in Christians' work in new and insightful ways. Those interested please send six copies of the research papers or published works with a 100-word abstract. Deadline is February 1, 2004. Send materials to Shing-Ling S. Chen, Department of Communication Studies, Univ. of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614. Telephone: 319.273.6021. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

J-LAB GRANT FOR TRAINING SESSIONS The Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation has funded J-Lab to produce interactive journalism sessions at national journalism conventions. Contact: Jan Schaffer for more information. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NEUROLOGY FELLOWSHIPS The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving care for patients with neurological disorders through education and research offers up to three journalism fellowships annually. The fellowships honor excellence in medical/health reporting in either print or broadcast journalism. Preference will be given to individuals with five or fewer years of journalism experience. This program brings together top-ranking neurologists, neuroscientists and medical/science reporters at the AAN's annual meeting and provides an in-depth look at the latest advances in research and treatment options in neurological disorders such as stroke, epilepsy, headache, Alzheimer's disease and sleep disorders. Fellowship recipients will receive airfare and hotel with a five-night maximum stay while attending the annual meeting. Deadline is December 26, 2003. For more information, contact Marilee Reu. Telephone: 651.695.2789. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

FELLOWSHIPS IN ETHICS The Harvard University Center for Ethics and the Professions invites applications from teachers and scholars who wish to develop their ability to address questions of moral choice in such areas as business, education, government, law, and medicine. Applicants should hold a doctorate in philosophy, political theory, theology, or related disciplines; or a professional degree in business, education, public policy, law, or medicine. For fellowships beginning September 2004, the deadline is for applications is December, 2003. Contact: Harvard University Center for Ethics and the Professions, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge, MA02138; Telephone: 617.495.1336; Fax: 617.496.6104; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; www.ethics.harvard.edu.

2004-2005 LAURANCE S. ROCKEFELLER VISITING FELLOWSHIPS The University Center for Human Values at Princeton University invites applications from all disciplines for the Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellowships. The deadline for applications is December 3, 2003 and recipients will be announced by March 15, 2004. The Fellowships will be awarded for the academic year 2003-2004 to outstanding scholars and teachers interested in devoting a year in residence at Princeton to writing about ethics and human values. Applicants typically have a doctorate or professional post-graduate degree and cannot be in the process of writing a dissertation. Contact: University Center for Human values, 304 Louis Marx Hall, Princeton U., Princeton, N.J. 08544-1006; Telephone: 609.258.4798; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; www.princeton.edu/values.