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Connor Huggett

24 Jun 2014    

Two Carson School students receive television academy internships

Two students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film have received prestigious internships this summer from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation.

Ethan Seagren, of Elkhorn, Neb., will be working at Stargate Studios in Pasadena, Calif., in visual effects. Seagren graduated in May.

Stargate is a production company offering visual effects and production services to the film and television industry. Their credits include “The Walking Dead,” “Heroes,” “Mob City,” “Pan Am” and “24.”

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12 Jun 2014    

Art & Art History Announces Kimmel Foundation Scholarships

The Department of Art and Art History in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced 13 recipients of Kimmel Foundation scholarships.

The Kimmel Scholarship is an annual award of up to $3,000 per year available to incoming students to the department.

Applicants must be residents of Nebraska and applying to UNL with a declared art major. The Kimmel Scholarship is renewable annually for up to four years for incoming freshmen and three years for incoming transfer students, pending a portfolio review at the end of each academic year.

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Virginia Smith

10 Jun 2014    

NRT’s Virginia Smith Announces Final Season as Artistic Director

Nebraska Repertory Theatre (NRT) Artistic Director, Virginia Smith, has announced that after a decade of service to NRT, 2014 will be her last season as Artistic Director. Smith said, “I have often said that my role at NRT is the best job in Nebraska for a theatre artist. With ten years at the helm of the Rep, I feel I’ve accomplished my goals and it’s time to move on to new challenges.”

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Anna (Temmers) Ilvess-Barber, "Lilies on Fire," digital art, 26" x 42", 2009.

28 May 2014    

UNL Department of Art and Art History hosts Alumni Exhibition

The Department of Art and Art History is hosting a special alumni exhibition this summer titled “UNL Alumni Artists, 1945-1969: Your Story Begins Here.”

The exhibition opened May 19 and continues through Aug. 15 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. The gallery will be accessible to visitors during Department of Art and Art History office hours, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors should come to Rm. 120 for access.

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The Jazz Combo group includes Eric Hitt, Nicholas Johnson, John Kosch and Luke Thallas

19 May 2014    By Brian Reetz

China Trip

Honored. Blessed. Jaw dropping. Just a few of the adjectives a group of undergraduate students from the Glenn Korff School of Music used to describe their emotions when finding out they would be traveling to China to perform and represent the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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08 May 2014    

Glenn Korff School of Music awards announced at annual Honors Convocation

The Glenn Korff School of Music hosted its annual Honors Convocation on Thursday afternoon (May 1) in the Kimball Recital Hall.

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Emma deVries

07 May 2014    

UNL Art and Anthropology Senior Receives Smithsonian Internship

Emma deVries, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln senior dual major in art and anthropology from Lincoln, Neb., has received a Smithsonian Internship to work at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., this summer.

“I’m really excited,” deVries said. “This was the one I really wanted because I’ve been trying to get this internship for three years now.”

DeVries will begin on June 2 and continue until Aug. 21. The internship fits perfectly with her career goal to be an exhibition designer.

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07 May 2014    

Stuntwoman Jessie Graff Returns to UNL for masterclass

Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Alumnus and Professional Stuntwoman Jessie Graff will return to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on Friday, May 9 for a masterclass.

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Masayoshi Ishikawa

07 May 2014    

UNL Graduate Jazz Composer Wins Downbeat Magazine Award

Masayoshi Ishikawa, who is pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in jazz composition in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music, has won a 2014 Downbeat Student Music Award in Graduate Composition for Small Ensemble.

His composition, “Hotaru,” was selected as the award-winning work. He wrote the piece for the UNL Graduate Jazz Combo, and it was premiered at their concert in October 2013.

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T.J. Deaver

30 Apr 2014    

"Penumbra" by Photographer TJ Deaver at Medici Gallery

"Penumbra," a series of self-portraits created by BFA Senior and Photographer T.J. Deaver that engages the personal and cultural struggles of identifying as a LGBQT youth in modern America, is on display this week at the Department of Art and Art History's MEDICI Gallery, located on the first floor of Richards Hall.

The exhibition will have a closing reception on Friday, May 2 from 5-7 p.m. The reception and admission to the gallery are free and open to the public.

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