Spotlight on Teaching

Former Art Education Professor Paul Bolin Releases New Book

Monday, October 1, 2018
Learning Things book cover

Former Art Education Professor Paul Bolin released his latest book, Learning Things: Material Culture in Art Education, with colleague Doug Blandy. This is the first comprehensive book to connect art education to material culture—an evolving pedagogy about the meaning of “things” in the lives of children, youth, and adults.

Associate Professor Roxanne Schroeder-Arce Awarded Educator of the Year

Wednesday, February 7, 2018   |  Texas Educational Theatre Association, Inc.
Associate Professor Roxanne Schroeder Arce

Associate Professor of Theatre Education (UTeach Theatre) at the University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance  Roxanne Schroeder-Arce is given the Texas Educational Theatre Association's Higher Education Teacher of the Year award. 

He came to study computer science, but his love for dance brought him to COFA

Thursday, February 1, 2018
A headshot of UT student Sam Olayiwola

The dance studies senior from Mansfield, Texas didn’t always have his sights set on the big stage. A first-generation college student, Olayiwola originally came to UT Austin to study computer science, but it wasn’t until he aced his first computer science classes that he realized it wasn’t his dream. 

Visual Arts Studies student takes second place in university research contest

Tuesday, November 22, 2016   |  School of Undergraduate Studies
an adult and child look at art on the wall while holding their hands in the air

Julia Caswell, visual arts studies senior and Intellectual Entrepreneurship pre-grad intern, took second place in the university’s Undergraduate Research Showdown, held Nov. 15 by the School of Undergraduate Studies. She presented her research into new strategies for digital engagement for museums through audio walks.

Art Education Professor Co-Edits New Book, Honored by Texas Art Education Association

Monday, October 24, 2016   |  Department of Art and Art History
Paul Bolin

Paul Bolin, assistant chair of the Department of Art and Art History’s Art Education Program, co-edited the book “Revitalizing History: Recognizing the Struggles, Lives and Achievements of African American and Women Art Educators.” Bolin and his co-editor Ami Kantawala were honored during a recent conference of the Texas Art Education Association.