Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies Director Bruce Pennycook was named the 2017 recipient of the Cale McDowell Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Studies for his leadership, design and creativity in undergraduate programming.
College of Fine Arts
The College of Fine Arts will recognize three undergraduate students for excellence during their time at UT Austin.
This summer, the Fine Arts Library will continue to transform its spaces to serve the needs of students in the College of Fine Arts and across the university. This month, contractors will demolish the book stacks and internal walls of the fourth floor of the Fine Arts Library to create large classrooms with adaptable technologies, a high-tech teaching lab, dedicated design studios, a state-of-the-art audio studio, seminar rooms and faculty offices for the Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies and the Center for Integrated Design.
Doreen Lorenzo, director of the Center for Integrated Design, spoke with The Daily Texan about new courses being offered through the Bridging Disciplines Program.
Koury Angelo (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2004) will address the graduating class of 2017 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 19, in Bass Concert Hall.
Stacey Chang, the founding and executive director of the Design Institute for Health, penned an article for the New England Journal of Medicine’s Catalyst about designing a better health care system. The Design Institute for Health is a joint venture between the College of Fine Arts and the Dell Medical School.
Yuliya Lanina is a multi-media artist who is currently teaching AET 102: “Gender, Race and Technology.” The course is designed to expand students' awareness of issues affecting women and minorities in the creative and technological fields, and she has invited guest speakers from around the world to meet with her students. We caught up with her recently to learn more about her AET course.
Shelton Lewis, the college’s new director of recruitment and enrollment management, discusses his new role in the college and his goals for the program.
Dean Doug Dempster discusses art, science and invention, and the importance of the arts in an increasingly technology-driven world.
If you are heading to South by Southwest this year, don’t miss these alumni, faculty and students participating in various areas of the festival.