College of Fine Arts News

Megan Alrutz named recipient of Ward Endowed Excellence Award

Wednesday, April 27, 2016   |  Department of Theatre and Dance
Megan Alrutz

Megan Alrutz, assistant professor of applied theatre and community cultural engagement, was named a 2016 recipient of the Joe and Bettie Branson Ward Endowed Excellence Award.

Updates to safety procedures in the College of Fine Arts

Thursday, April 21, 2016

In light of recent events, the College of Fine Arts is working to improve security in and around College of Fine Arts facilities. In addition to law enforcement agencies stepping up patrols across campus, the college is implementing some new policies and services to improve student safety.

Ethnomusicology professor receives Fulbright Scholar grant

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Sonia Seeman

Sonia Seeman, associate professor of ethnomusicology, received a Fulbright Scholar grant to conduct research in Turkey for a book project. She plans to write about music as a form of labor, and will explore the issue by focusing on three professional musician families.

Studio Art senior blends fine arts and game development

Friday, April 15, 2016
Christina Curlee

California may seem like the typical spring break getaway, but for Studio Art senior Christina Curlee the trip was all business. Through a women-in-gaming scholarship program, the interdisciplinary artist visited San Francisco to attend the International Game Developers Association’s Game Developers Conference.

On view in the Dean's Office: Playwriting Alumni Showcase

Friday, April 15, 2016
Grounded by George Brant

As the Department of Theatre and Dance kicks off UT New Theatre, an annual showcase of new plays from third-year playwrights in the M.F.A. Playwriting Program, we look back on six alumni of the program who went on to see their plays produced.

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