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Dancers Perform at NC Museum of Art
   October 3, 2023

On Saturday, October 7, six UNC Charlotte dancers performed ​​An Homage To Dutch Art In A Global Age at the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh. Choreographed by dance professor Delia Neil, this piece was commissioned by the NCMA to accompany the exhibition, Dutch Art in a Global Age: Masterpieces from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 

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Mint Museum's "Feeding the Stone" Showcases Alumna's Work
Marianne Lieberman '75 survived the Holocaust to become an accomplished artist.
   September 25, 2023

By the time Marianne Lieberman came to UNC Charlotte to pursue a Bachelor of Creative Arts, she had already faced enough challenges, had enough adventures, and endured enough traumas for three lifetimes. And not just because she was a student in her 40s among a cohort of 20-somethings.

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Alum Named NC Rookie Art Teacher of the Year
Pooja Nair teaches at J.T. Williams Secondary Montessori School.
   September 18, 2023

Alumna Pooja Nair has been named “Rookie Teacher of the Year” by the North Carolina Art Educators Association (NCAEA). The NCAEA is the state's largest advocacy group dedicated to supporting visual arts education. The NCAEA honors one beginning teacher each year who has made “an exemplary initial contribution” and “demonstrates the potential...

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Professor’s New Book Advocates for Mindfulness in the Art Classroom
Jane Dalton provides teachers a pathway for cultivating their own and their students’ inner life.
   September 15, 2023

A new book by Professor of Art Education Jane Dalton introduces mindfulness-based expressive arts practices to art teachers. Published this month by Davis Publications, a leading publisher of art education materials and resources, The Mindful Studio: Cultivating Creativity and Well-Being in...

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School of Architecture Announces 23-24 Lecture Series
"New South meets Global South" launches on September 27.
   September 13, 2023

The David R. Ravin School of Architecture at UNC Charlotte launches its 2023-24 lecture series on September 27, 2023. The series, New South meets Global South, will feature nine distinguished speakers throughout this school year. Curated by Associate Professor of Architecture Nadia Anderson,...

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University Chorale Performs with Charlotte Symphony and Master Chorale
Concerts will feature Director of Choral Activities Jason Dungee as tenor soloist.
   September 7, 2023

The University Chorale joined the Charlotte Master Chorale and the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra to perform Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms in two concerts, September 28 and 30. Also on the program was The Ordering of Moses, an oratorio by R. Nathanial Dett, featuring Assistant Professor Jason Dungee, tenor, in the role of Moses.

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Professor Assumes Leadership of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education
CarlosAlexis Cruz will serve a two-year term as ATHE president.
   August 9, 2023

Associate Professor of Theatre CarlosAlexis Cruz is the new president of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), the national professional membership organization for college and university theatre departments and administrators, educators, graduate students, and theatre practitioners. Cruz assumed leadership of the...

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College Welcomes New Faculty
Six new professors join the faculty of the College in the 23-24 academic year.
   August 4, 2023

The College of Arts + Architecture is pleased to welcome these new full-time faculty beginning August 14.

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Professors Develop Joint Exhibition with Polish Partner
Maja Godlewka and Andrew Leventis curated "The World Without Us."
   August 1, 2023

The Department of Art & Art History and Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław, Poland, recently jointly presented an exhibition, The World Without Us, curated by UNC Charlotte painting professors Andrew Leventis and Maja Godlewska. Their work was featured in the exhibition...

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Professor Designs Opera Productions in Italy
Tom Burch designed two opera productions for La Musica Lirica.
   August 1, 2023

Tom Burch, associate professor of scenic design in the Department of Theatre, has just returned from six weeks in Italy, where he designed two opera productions for La Musica Lirica, an intensive opera training program for young professional singers. Premiering first in the town of Novafeltria, each production traveled to additional...

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