Sandra Williams, center, and Maddie Vanderbur, a senior in graphic design and the mural’s designer, look over a printout of the mural. Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication and Marketing.

11 Jun 2024    By Kristina Jackson, University Communication and Marketing

Nebraska students design, paint mural at Beatrice business

Lincoln, Neb.--Students enrolled in a Fine and Performing Arts course have added a new roadside view along U.S. Highway 77 in Beatrice.

The group — part of a Street Art II: Mural Masters class led by Sandra Williams, associate professor of art — spent more than a week painting a mural at Premier Chevrolet Buick GMC in Beatrice. Williams said project offers students valuable experience while connecting them to Nebraska communities. It also offers students a creative experience that cannot be replicated in a classroom.

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Tony Bushard

03 Jun 2024    

Bushard named associate dean of Hixson-Lied College

Lincoln, Neb.--Tony Bushard, professor of music history and former associate director for faculty affairs in the Glenn Korff School of Music, has been named associate dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, effective July 1, 2024. Bushard previously served as the interim associate dean this past spring.

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 Left to right:  Shane Daughtrey, Lauren Breed and Evangeline Mason. Courtesy photos.

29 May 2024    

2 Korff School vocalists are national semi-finalists in NATS auditions

Lincoln, Neb.—Two Glenn Korff School of Music vocalists are national semifinalists in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) National Student Auditions after competing with hundreds of singers across the country in live and virtual auditions.

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Olli Jenkins and Ciara Steve present "Micromeals" at the Biodesign Challenge on May 8. Photo by Brian Garbrecht. Isaiah Griffith demonstrates "Scentimedics" at the Biodesign Challenge on May 8. Photo by Brian Garbrecht.

22 May 2024    

Emerging Media Arts students’ ‘MicroMeals’ wins first Biodesign Challenge

Lincoln, Neb.--Twenty emerging media arts students in five groups participated in the Biodesign Challenge (BDC) on May 8 at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts for a chance to compete at the international competition in New York City. 

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Laura Cobb

15 May 2024    By Undergraduate Research and Fellowships

Alumna Cobb earns 2024-2025 Fulbright

Lincoln, Neb.--Laura Cobb, who earned a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in May 2023, has received a 2024-25 Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to work on a photography project in Germany.

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School of Art, Art History & Design ADDY winners (left to right):  Keegan Towey, Shaydan Bayless, Fatima Al-Jayashi, Joe Warren and Ava Schicke.

07 May 2024    

5 graphic design students earn ADDYs

Lincoln, Neb.--Five graphic design students in the School of Art, Art History & Design took home ADDY Awards in the Nebraska American Advertising Awards.

“The Nebraska American Advertising Awards are a fantastic opportunity for our UNL graphic design students to get noticed not just locally, but across the region and country,” said Assistant Professor of Practice in Graphic Design Jen Landis. “Winning a gold or silver ADDY puts our students a step above in the design world – it's a significant achievement.”

The five winners included (name, project, award):

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The UNL Symphony Orchestra performs “Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’” on May 10 at St. Paul United Methodist Church. Photo courtesy of the Glenn Korff School of Music.

26 Apr 2024    

UNL Symphony perform May 10

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra will perform their season finale “Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’” on Friday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul United Methodist Church. The concert is free and open to the public.

The Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of Glenn Korff School of Music Professor of Composition and Conducting and Director of Orchestras Tyler White. Ramón Araújo, Kate Mathews and Manuel Monge-Mata are the graduate associate conductors. 

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The Clay Club’s spring sale is May 10-11 in Richards Hall Rm. 118. A photo and printmaking sale will also be held on those same dates in Richards Hall.

26 Apr 2024    

University of Nebraska–Lincoln student art sales are May 10-11

Lincoln, Neb.— The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting art sales in ceramics, printmaking and photography on May 10-11 in Richards Hall. 

Hours for the sales are Friday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the sales is free and open to the public. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted at both sales.

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Mya Miller, “Mom’s Wallpaper Plate.” Natalie Leininger, “Twenty.”

26 Apr 2024    

Capstone Exhibition opens May 10

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will present the work of graduating undergraduate students in the Spring 2024 Capstone Exhibition this May.

This biannual experience is held at the end of the fall and spring semesters and presents the work of each semester’s graduating Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) seniors in studio art and graphic design as a culmination of their coursework and exploration.

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University Singers rehearse “Carmina Burana” in Westbrook Music Building. The performance is April 30 at 7:30 p.m. at First Plymouth Congregational Church. Courtesy photo.

24 Apr 2024    

University Singers present ‘Carmina Burana’

Lincoln, Neb.--University Singers, the historic, flagship choir of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, will perform Carl Orff’s masterpiece, “Carmina Burana” on Tuesday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. at First Plymouth Congregational Church.

The concert is free and open to the public. The total musical work runs about one hour.

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