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Exhibit of Michael Adams Photography Featured in Farnham Feb. 20-March 23

“I love film,” Adams said in his artist’s statement. “I love its depth, granularity and challenge. Film cameras are old friends and they have a heft that is comforting. And when one is shooting film there is a tendency for one to be self-editing and judicious with resources. So it came as a bit of a surprise to me, someone who views the analog world as this mythic wondrous place, to find such pleasure in iPhone imagery.” More…

May Term: Intense. Focused. Fun.

“Courses offered on campus tend to be more imaginative and interactive than those offered during a regular semester,” said Maeve Callan, the associate professor of religion who’s teaching, “Love, Death and Harry Potter.” “May Term offers us more of an opportunity to think outside the box, to make the world our classroom by studying medieval European history or exploring tropical ecology at the sites themselves.” More…

New Simpson Program Puts Focus on Food Recovery

“The food recovery program has made me more aware of the impact even one person’s waste can have on the environment,” Maddy Kersten says. “I think that’s one of the greatest things about Next Course: it opens your eyes and makes you aware of the issues with food injustice.” More…

Iowa History Center is Given Collection of Antique Maps

The maps, part of the Center’s recent Iowa and the Midwest exhibition of antique maps, were a gift of David Yepsen, former Des Moines Register political reporter and recently retired director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University. More…