Senior Lecturer Ann Johns recreated her popular Art History course for the virtual classroom—increasing the number of students and utilizing campus resources.
College of Fine Arts News
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bob Duke, head of Music and Human Learning at the Butler School of Music and director of the Center for Music Learning, is among three educators who will be inducted into the University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers on April 19.
Alvin Rangel (M.F.A., Dance, 2012) will address the graduating class of 2016 at commencement ceremonies for the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. The ceremony takes place at 3 p.m., Friday, May 20, in Bass Concert Hall.
Many members of the Longhorn community have asked to make gifts in Haruka’s memory. The Weiser family has requested that all gifts be directed to the Haruka Weiser Memorial Fund.
Archaeologists working on the Mugello Valley Archaeological Project in Italy have discovered what may be a rare sacred text in the Etruscan language that is likely to yield rich details about Etruscan worship of a god or goddess. The project is co-directed by Dr. Michael Thomas, who is also director of the Center for the Study of Ancient Italy in the Department of Art and Art History.
Francie Ostrower, public policy professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance and the LBJ School of Public Affairs, penned an article for Nonprofit Quarterly weighing costs and benefits of nonprofits existing in perpetuity versus spending down their endowments.