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Academy of Art U. Students Promote Safety at Zazzle Bay to Breakers Race on May 15

It’s one of the world’s oldest and largest footraces, now in its 100th running. San Francisco’s Zazzle Bay to Breakers 12-kilometer race features world-class competitors, fun runners and fans in a colorful display of athleticism and community celebration … and this year Academy students are helping ensure both spectators and athletes enjoy the spectacle safely.
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Nominations for Academy of Art U. Alumni Awards Due by April 27

Among the leaders in every creative pursuit — fine art, TV and film, product design, graphics, photography and more — you’ll find Academy of Art University graduates. Do you know an alum who’s accomplishing great things? Tell the world by nominating an exceptional grad for the 2011 Alumni Awards. Hurry — deadline is April 27.
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Roger Corman, Eva Marie Saint to be Honored at Fifth Annual Epidemic Film Festival May 6

Performer Eva Marie Saint and producer/director Roger Corman will receive honorary doctorates at the Academy of Art University’s Epidemic Film Festival May 6, at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Theatre. The presentation is part of the Academy’s fifth annual Epidemic Festival, May 6–7, showcasing accomplishments of students from the School of Motion Pictures & Television.
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HOPE for Japan: Photography Show, April 15, to Benefit Tsunami Relief

With its three disasters of earthquake, tsunami and damage to nuclear reactors, Japan is in the eyes and hopes of the world. San Franciscans can assist survivors at a Friday April 15 photography show organized by photographer Atsuko Morita, an Academy of Art University graduate. The Academy, Dome Printing and Siren Events are sponsors.
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Academy Student’s Prize-Winning Image Portrays Iranians’ Plight

An Academy of Art University student known only as Fate — her name has been changed to protect her identity — has won the Snapshot Scholar student photography contest sponsored by online entertainment company Hot Shot Media Group. Fate’s winning photo: a politically charged image of an Iranian girl, titled “I’m More Than a Number.”
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