A symposium to highlight the evolution of photojournalism, "From Local to Global—Photojournalism in the New Millennium," will introduce the work of noted international photographers and distinguished scholars to the University of Iowa campus and community. The symposium will take place on Friday, April 3, in the rotunda of the Adler Journalism Building.
University of Iowa alumnus Mark Norris, originally from Ames, Iowa, reflects on his study abroad experience in Reykjavik, Iceland, on the University of Iceland exchange program. He graduated from the UI in 2007 with a degree in linguistics and is currently an assistant professor of linguistics at the University of Oklahoma.
Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent with The Atlantic and author of The Beautiful Struggle, presented "A Deeper Black: Race in America” to a packed Englert Theatre on Feb. 25. Coates also participated in a community conversation featuring a panel of UI faculty, students and staff, and an Iowa City Council member.