Lincoln, Neb.--As of July 1, The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center has lowered all of its admission prices by 25¢ in order to reward its customers for their support. Moreover, UNL students will be admitted to any screenings at any time of the day or night at a price of $5.
This and other changes and upgrades already completed, planned, or in process have been made possible by a generous gift from the estate of Mary Riepma Ross, establishing what will eventually be a $9.5 million endowment at the University Foundation earmarked for The Ross.
Lincoln, Neb.--The Geske Cinema Showcase presents director Bill Plympton who will appear at the opening night screening of CHEATIN’ on Friday, August 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center for a Q&A session with the audience.
The screening of CHEATIN' will be begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be followed by the Q&A. Admission is at regular Ross prices.
Lincoln, Neb.—Drew Conley, who graduated in May with his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has been selected to receive a prestigious internship this summer from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation.
Lincoln, Neb.--A proposal to create a new Hixson-Lied College of the Arts and Architecture, a consolidation of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and College of Architecture at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was removed from the June agenda of the Board of Regents today, and UNL officials do not expect it to be considered in the near future.
As a result, the two colleges will continue to operate in their present configurations.
Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts will honor alumni, faculty, staff and student achievement at its annual Honors Day Dinner on Saturday, April 25. The dinner is by invitation only.
Lincoln, Neb.-- Bryan Howard, a senior English, Theatre Arts and Human Behavior (Interdisciplinary Studies) major in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film from Howell, New Jersey, has received the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) Dramaturgy Fellowship at the national festival of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), April 14-18 in Washington, D.C.
Lincoln, Neb.--Associate Professor of Organ Christopher Marks has been named Associate Dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, effective July 1, 2015.
He will take over from Professor of Art History Christin Mamiya, who is returning to the faculty in the Department of Art and Art History. She has served as associate dean since 2009, including one year as interim dean.
Lincoln, Neb.--Bryan Howard, an English and theatre arts and human behavior major from Howell, N.J., is one of five University of Nebraska–Lincoln students who have earned Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grants for the 2015-2016 academic year.
The Fulbright ETA Program is a nationally competitive award that places recent graduates in classrooms abroad to provide assistance to local English language teachers. These students are also cultural ambassadors for the United States.