Come and Make It

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
A 3D printed statue of a T-rex skill with a unicorn horn

New technology available in The Foundry is sparking creativity and expanding opportunity.

Embracing traditions, invoking a new sound

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Four members of Invoke pose for a photo

The Butler School of Music’s new young professional string quartet reaches beyond expectations of the genre to create a uniquely American style.

Defining what is new

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
two students rehearse dance moves

Over five days, students will showcase 35 new works to about 7,000 audience members as part of the Cohen New Works Festival.

On the bookshelf

Friday, March 3, 2017
Kathryn Dawson Book cover

A guide to books published by College of Fine Arts faculty during the 2016-17 academic year.

Q&A: Playwright and Screenwriter Robert Schenkkan

Monday, February 6, 2017
Robert Schenkkan

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan is busy these days. The film Hacksaw Ridge, co-written by Schenkkan and directed by Mel Gibson, has been nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. The Great Society, the follow-up to the Tony Award-winning All the Way about President Lyndon Baines Johnson’s time in the White House, is currently enjoying its Texas premiere in a production at the Zach Theatre in Austin. And Schenkkan has his hands in multiple ongoing projects, both in film and theatre. We caught up with him recently to learn more about his work and creative process.

Putting a visual mind to work in medical school

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
a portrait of Woody Green

Studio art alumnus Woody Green discusses the journey that led him from sculpture to earning a place in the inaugural class of University of Texas at Austin’s Dell Medical School. Now he uses his creativity and visual thought process to prepare for a career as a doctor. 

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