Beili Liu named a Texas State Artist of 2018

Thursday, May 18, 2017   |  Glasstire

Beili Liu, associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History, was named 2018 Texas State Three-Dimensional Artist by the Texas Legislature.

Musicology professor named to Alcalde’s Texas Ten list

Monday, May 8, 2017   |  The Alcalde
A portrait of Charles Carson

The Alcalde honored Charles Carson, associate professor of musicology in the Butler School of Music, in their Texas Ten list of outstanding university faculty. The honorees are selected from alumni nominations and narrowed down by the alumni magazine.

Robert Schenkkan’s latest play coming to UT

Monday, May 8, 2017   |  Austin American-Statesman
Robert Schenkkan

The Austin American-Statesman highlights the latest play by Robert Schenkkan (B.A., Drama, 1975) that will be performed at Brockett Theatre in August. “Building the Wall,” is set in West Texas two years into the future and will be directed by Brant Pope, chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance.

What does the threat to cut NEA funding mean in Austin?

Monday, May 1, 2017   |  The Austin Chronicle
Professor Francie Ostrower

As proposed budgets threaten to cut all federal funding for the National Endowment of the Arts, the Austin Chronicle looks at what impact this could have in Austin. Francie Ostrower, professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance and LBJ School of Public Affairs, provides insight into how this federal funding filters down to states and local arts organizations.

Design Institute for Health leader pens article for New England Journal of Medicine

Thursday, March 23, 2017   |  NEJM Catalyst

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.


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