George S. Turnbull Portland Center

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The Turnbull Center is located in the UO Portland building at the historic Old Town White Stag Block.   A full schedule of speakers, classes, professional workshops, and public events -- many of them free -- will unfold over the next few months.

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Most Turnbull Center events and programs are held at UO Portland, in the White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch St. Floor 3R, Portland.


Alberto Cairo to Guest Teach Visualizing Information Workshop 

Alberto Cairo, author of The Functional Art, an Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization will be guest teaching a workshop for our Strategic Communication and Multimedia Journalism graduate students, J610 Visualizing Information, this spring at the George S. Turnbull Center.

The workshop will cover the principals of data visualization and offer examples of how to apply those examples to the real world. By the end of the workshop students should have the ability to turn complex material into compelling visuals, which Cairo explains will let “readers access the stories that hide behind the data sets.”

When he is not teaching at the University of Miami, Cairo is touring throughout Europe, Brazil and the U.S. presenting and teaching workshops on the growing importance of information visualization.  

Welcome to the Newest Class!

The Turnbull Center is excited to welcome the newest class of multimedia journalism and strategic communication master's students.  Our master's programs provide a foundation to understand the communication field and then connect that foundation to innovative ideas for the potential future of the field. These students will continue to learn how to navigate an evolving media terrain while working on creative and innovative projects. We are excited to collaborate, learn, and share with all of you.