UA photojournalism students share images from Study Abroad course in Italy

Students from the University of Arizona School of Journalism are sharing images and slideshows on a blog they are creating as part of a Study Abroad program in Orvieto, Italy.

"Photojournalism in Italy" is a five-week summer study abroad class taught by Assistant Journalism Professor Kim Newton. The class runs from May 21 to June 27 focusing on advanced photojournalism techniques, multimedia and travel photography while based in the Italian city of Orvieto, a medieval hill town located between Rome and Florence. During the five-week program, students travel to Rome, Tivoli, Sienna, Florence, Venice and other cities on educational field trips.

Participating students are journalism majors from the School of Journalism at the University of Arizona. This year's class includes Sarah Cantey, Andrew Cockrum, Stephanie Fousse, Melissa Guz, Krystal Jenkins, Zack Rosenblatt and Natalie Sanchez.

The images posted on this year's blog are a selection of student work from weekly assignments in Orvieto and field trips from across Italy. The images and multimedia projects are edited and selected by the students for posting on this blog. The complete assignment work for each student can be viewed by clicking on the students name under “Student Blogs.”

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