This semester's edition marks the 10th in the history of the Elon Journal.
Faculty and staff members presented sessions and ran a sponsorship table at a convention that featured more than 6,100 students.
Plans for a new academic complex excited alumni, students and faculty who gathered Friday to help launch a fundraising drive that, once complete, will allow Elon University to double the amount of campus space dedicated to the School of Communications.
The School welcomes alumni back to campus with a reception and discussion of expansion plans.
Communications assistant professor discussed the Better Reykjavik project, which deals with participation and collaboration in city governance.
Eighteen board members were in attendance to hear about the future of the School and to speak to students.
Parsons joined the Elon University administration 13 years ago as the founding dean of the School of Communications.
Students in the 10-month, full-time master's program have varied backgrounds from across the United States.