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(L-R) Board members Hixson-Lied Endowed Dean Charles O'Connor, Mike Hill, Susan Varner Wilkins, Marg Helgenberger and Deon Bahr tour the Temple Building with Production Manager Brad Buffum (second from right) during their April 27 Hixson-Lied Board meeting.

09 May 2013    

Helgenberger and Hill join Advisory Board

Emmy Award-winning actress Marg Helgenberger and Academy Award-winning film editor Mike Hill have joined the Hixson-Lied Advisory Board.

The Hixson-Lied Advisory Board was created to review and react to proposals for funding support from the Hixson-Lied Endowment to benefit the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and its affiliated organizations.

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Danielle Dewees sprays down a screen in the printmaking studio.

08 May 2013    

Danielle Dewees designs her passion for 4-H

Danielle Dewees, a junior from Nelson, Neb., was involved with 4-H while growing up. When she visited the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as a prospective school, she asked if there were any opportunities to work in the 4-H department.

Since then, Dewees has been able to use her major in studio art with an emphasis in graphic design to help develop manuals made for 4-H that will be distributed across the nation.

Dewees discovered her love of art through her family, who are also artists.

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Lauren Albin practicing in the Westbrook Music Building

08 May 2013    

Music student combines piano with pre-dentistry

Lauren Albin, a junior from Norfolk, Neb., began playing piano when she was in second grade. She admits that what kept her practicing was her mom.

“Piano is something that I did have a natural ability, but it wasn’t that I could play without practicing,” Albin said. “There is that natural ability to come with dedication.”

Albin, a double major in pre-dentistry and piano performance, said she chose her music major to help challenge her piano skills and continue on with her passion for music.

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Dylan Adams

08 May 2013    

Film junior creates music videos for The Lonely Biscuits

An agreement between high school friends led to an experience of a lifetime for Dylan Adams, a junior from Omaha.

For the past couple of years, Adams, a film and new media major, has shot music videos for the band The Lonely Biscuits while being in school at the same time.

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Wendy Katz will be studying at the Museum of American Art among other Washington, D.C. locations

07 May 2013    

Katz receives Smithsonian Senior Fellowship

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Associate Professor of Art History Wendy Katz has received a 2013 Smithsonian Senior Fellowship. She will conduct research in Washington, D.C., from January to April 2014.

These fellowships are offered by the Smithsonian Institution to provide opportunities for senior investigators to conduct research in association with staff members at the Smithsonian Museums.

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(L-R) School of Music Director John Richmond, Nathaniel Sullivan and Friends of Opera's Don Burt.

26 Apr 2013    

Sullivan named Presser Undergraduate Scholar

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Music has announced that Nathaniel Sullivan, a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance senior from Bettendorf, Iowa, has been selected by the faculty as the Presser Undergraduate Scholar for 2013. The announcement was made in the School of Music’s Convocation on April 25.

The award comes from the Presser Foundation in Haverford, Penn. The Foundation specifies that the award be given to an outstanding music major and is intended to be a prestigious award recognizing excellence.

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Abigail Lien, “Telephone Object #1,” oil on panel, 30” x 40”, 2013.

24 Apr 2013    

BFA/BA capstone exhibition opens April 29

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Department of Art and Art History presents the work of this semester's graduating seniors in the "BA/BFA Capstone Exhibition" April 29-May 3 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

A closing reception will be held on Friday, May 3 from 5-7 p.m. in the Gallery. The reception is free and open to the public.

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Nick May

23 Apr 2013    

Preparation and balance propels saxophonist

Nick May, a freshman from Lincoln, started playing the saxophone for two reasons: Lisa from “The Simpsons,” one of May’s favorite TV shows, played the saxophone, and he could play it himself.

“I also wanted to do French horn and trumpet, but I couldn’t buzz,” May said. “(Playing the saxophone) was easy; I could be loud and makes squeaks. I’m happy.”

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Karen Kunc

18 Apr 2013    

Kunc receives Fulbright Specialist Project Grant

Karen Kunc, Cather Professor of Art, has earned a Fulbright Specialist Project Grant to teach contemporary woodcut printmaking workshop at Dhaka University in Bangladesh.

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Clay Club

18 Apr 2013    

Clay Club and Print Group hold spring sales

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Clay Club and the Lincoln Print Group will hold their annual Spring Sales and Raffles on April 26-27 in Richards Hall Rm. 118 and 121 respectively on the UNL city campus.

Hours for the sales are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 26 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.

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