Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies Andrew Dell’Antonio is co-editor on a project with University of Michigan Press that is calling for submissions regarding music and social justice. The new series, Music and Social Justice, reaches across academic and trade presses to welcome projects that shine new light on familiar subjects such as protest songs, humanitarian artists, war and peace, community formation, cultural diplomacy, globalization and political resistance.
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Currently on view at the Visual Art Center, Fool's Romance/Books From Aeromoto blends binaries and welcomes visitors into the contrasting but inviting space, wrote a reviewer with the Austin Chronicle.
College appoints Industry-Recognized Serial Entrepreneur Jan Ryan as Director of Creative Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The College of Fine Arts announced that it has appointed Jan Ryan to the newly created position of Director of Creative Entrepreneurship and Innovation. A successful entrepreneur and passionate advocate for professional women in Texas, Ryan has joined UT to create a new entrepreneurship program for students in the college. Ryan will work closely with Dean Doug Dempster of the College of Fine Arts, Doreen Lorenzo, assistant dean of the School of Design and Creative Technologies and the Fine Arts Career Services office to develop new courses and co-curricular programs that prepare students for 21st century creative careers.
Jan Ryan recently joined the College of Fine Arts in the newly created role of Director of Creative Entrepreneurship and Innovation. In this Q&A, learn more about her new role and her vision for integrating entrepreneurship into the college and educating the next generation of creative leaders.
On the one-year anniversary of The Foundry, The Daily Texan looked at updates made to makerspace to help students get better access to the creative technology equipment.
Two Fine Arts students were selected to participate in the fall 2017 Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) Pre-Graduate Internship Program. Chanse Morris, music studies, and Mario A. Ramirez, dance studies, will both be paired with a mentor in their field of study and receive a $1,000 stipend.
The Daily Texan highlights the college’s Guest Artist Initiative grant program, which is now open to student projects.
The Daily Texan highlights Butler School of Music in a story about their benefit concert to support University of Texas students affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Following the success of its Guest Artist Initiative program, the Fine Arts Diversity Committee (FADC) is accepting proposals from students for projects that will support the inclusion and diversity goals of the college.
The College of Fine Arts, with the university, is working to improve and refine security and safety protocols on The University of Texas at Austin campus.