Author Visit ~ Sonia Nazario
As a part of the National Endowment for the Humanities and American Library Association’s Latino Americans: 500 Years of History programming the UNI Gallery of Art will host a Latino American Children's exhibit, Family from March 24- April 19.
This exhibit was organized by Wendy Miller and featuring artwork from students in Cedar Falls and Waterloo Elementary schools.
An opening reception will be held March 24 at 6pm. This event is free and open to the public.
Do you know all of the great ways you can use the Learning Commons?
- People – interact with student on projects, meet a professor or meet up with friends.
- Events – several times through the year events and performances are held for all to enjoy!
ScholarSpace open for business!
Share your story:
The Rod Library, as a part of the National Endowment for the Humanities and American Library Association’s Latino Americans: 500 Years of History programming, is creating Tu Historia: Latino Americans in Iowa, an oral history collection that focuses on the experiences of Latinos and Latino Americans in the Midwest. This project aims to promote cultural connections through the stories of individuals. All Latino/as are encouraged to share their stories through photos, video, or by just speaking with us.
As unrest and upheaval grip our world today, the United States has seen an unprecedented surge of unaccompanied minors entering the country unlawfully and alone. Enrique’s Journey: The Story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother, the award-winning novel by Sonia Nazario, explores one teen’s true story of traveling more than 1,600 miles to reunite with his mother.