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Jeff Nicholas, the Director of VR Creative+Production at Live Nation, presents at the Carson Conversations Forum on May 20.

calendar icon24 May 2017    

Re-thinking higher education the focus of Carson Conversations Forum

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts hosted a Carson Conversations Forum:  Emerging Media Trends on Saturday, May 20 in the Temple Building.

Twelve emerging media experts each gave a presentation on a number of topics about emerging media and re-thinking higher education as the University of Nebraska–Lincoln begins building the curriculum for the Carson Center.

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Rebecca Fischer (fourth from left) and Anthony Hawley (fifth from left) with their workshop participants at the Hirare International Arts Festival.

calendar icon24 May 2017    

Fischer, Hawley perform in Zimbabwe for arts festival

Lincoln, Neb.--Research Associate Professor of Violin Rebecca Fischer and her husband, Anthony Hawley, a Lecturer in the School of Art, Art History & Design, performed and participated in the Hirare International Arts Festival (HIFA) in Zimbabwe, Africa, in May.

Fischer and Hawley received a grant from the Hixson-Lied Endowment to fund their travel to HIFA.

“It made it possible for us to do it,” Fischer said.

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The feature film "Laurence" will be available on iTunes starting May 21.

calendar icon19 May 2017    

Feature film 'Laurence' to be released on iTunes May 21

Lincoln, Neb.--The feature film "Laurence,” the acclaimed supernatural mystery-thriller created by film faculty in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will be available on iTunes starting May 21.

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Craig Roper, Six Pack of Landscapes. Stephen J. Arnison, "Eclipse of the Ellipse."

calendar icon16 May 2017    

Alumni Exhibition on display this summer in Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.--Alumni from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will show their work this summer in the exhibition “Nebraska Alumni Artists 1979-1982” in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The exhibition opened May 22 and continues through Aug. 4 in the gallery, which is located on the first floor of Richards Hall. Visitors can stop by Rm. 120 of Richards Hall Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. for access to the gallery.

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre has announced its new season. Andy Park, Artistic Director

calendar icon12 May 2017    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre announces its 2017-2018 season

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film with the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts announces the relaunch of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre. The state’s only regional professional theatre will offer a five-production season beginning September 30, 2017.

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Emily J. Triebold

calendar icon11 May 2017    

Korff School's Triebold wins international competition

Lincoln, Neb.--Mezzo-Soprano Emily J. Triebold, who received her Master of Music degree in May from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music, received first prize in Brahms Performance from the Great Composers Competition.

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Left to right:  Dean Chuck O'Connor, Aaron Sutherlen, Karen Kunc, Matthew Sontheimer, Philip Sapirstein, Michael Cotton, Michael Hoff, Margaret Bohls and Andrea Maack. Photo by Greg Nathan.

calendar icon10 May 2017    

Hixson-Lied Faculty, Staff Awards presented

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff awards were presented at the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Honors Day celebration on April 22.

These awards are made possible by the Hixson-Lied Endowment. The following awards were presented:

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Dean Charles O'Connor presents awards to Emily Tran (left) and Taylor Mead.

calendar icon10 May 2017    

Undergraduate research awards presented

Lincoln, Neb.--Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Endowed Dean Charles O'Connor presented two students with the first college awards presented in conjunction with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Spring Research Fair.

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Jake Headid

calendar icon10 May 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

Headid wins first Franco Fund Scholarship

Lincoln, Neb--Jake Headid, who graduated in May with a studio art degree with an emphasis in graphic design from the School of Art, Art History & Design, won the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s first Franco Fund Scholarship.

In recognition of Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Juan Franco’s final year, the Character Council created this new $1,000 Franco Fund Scholarship, which will be awarded annually to outstanding students of integrity who have given their time to philanthropic organizations.

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An aerial photograph of the archaeological excavation of Antiochia ad Cragum in Turkey that shows one of the mosaics uncovered at the site.

calendar icon04 May 2017    

Fund-raiser set for May 8 for archaeological excavations in Turkey

Lincoln, Neb.-- The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting a special event to help raise funds for the archaeological excavation of Antiochia ad Cragum in Turkey.

The event is Monday, May 8 from 7-9 p.m. in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. Information on how to make a contribution to the excavation project through the University of Nebraska Foundation will be provided that evening.

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