Instructor Jon Freach discusses upcoming “Introduction to Design Thinking” class

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Jon Freach

This fall, the College of Fine Arts will offer the course “Introduction to Design Thinking,” open to all UT students. In this course, students will learn the principles of design thinking and apply them to real-world problems while working in interdisciplinary teams. Students will also learn how to frame problems, learn about people and their behaviors, then apply those insights to improve products and services through rapid prototyping and iteration. We recently caught up with instructor Jon Freach.

Board of Regents honors Theatre professor for teaching excellence

Friday, June 24, 2016   |  University of Texas at Austin

Andrew Carlson, clinical assistant professor of performance as public practice in the Department of Theatre and Dance, was one of 11 UT Austin faculty selected for the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award. 

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.

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