Because of our Hixson-Lied endowment, we are able to provide unique opportunities outside of class. You will connect with guest artists, scholars, and designers that we bring to campus each year, and may receive funding support for travel and exhibitions.

ceramics work by Lauren Mabry

Medici Gallery

The MEDICI Gallery is located on the first floor of Richards Hall. It functions as an exhibition laboratory and is entirely run by students. The gallery typically features experimental and improvisational shows that are up for a short time.

Medici Gallery

UCARE Undergraduate Research
Sandra Williams works with UCARE summer students in her Richards Hall office and studio. UCARE and SRP (Summer Research Program) students for Graduate Studies.


As an undergraduate research assistant, you’ll interact closely with a faculty advisor to conduct research on a topic you propose. Together, you and your faculty advisor will draft a research abstract, outlining the expectations the faculty advisor has of you while you hold the assistantship.