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Candace Nelson (left) and Michaela Wadzinski have received prestigious Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation internships this summer.

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Two Carson School undergrads earn Television Academy internships

Lincoln, Neb.--Two students in the film and new media program of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film have been awarded prestigious internships this summer from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation.

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Alyssa Pracht and Louis Claussen

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Pracht, Claussen awarded Glenn Korff Distinguished Artist/Scholar Awards

The Glenn Korff Distinguished Undergraduate and Graduate Artist/Scholar Awards were awarded as part of the Glenn Korff School of Music Honors Day Convocation in Westbrook Music Building on Thursday, April 26 on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

Intended to recognize and reward excellence in performance and/or scholarship in the Glenn Korff School of Music, the winners of these prestigious awards for 2018-19 are – Undergraduate: Alyssa Pracht; Graduate: Louis Claussen.

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Left to right: Krista Benesch, Dean Chuck O’Connor, Emily Gauger and Haley Collins.

calendar icon02 May 2018    

Two projects take home undergraduate research awards

Lincoln, Neb.--Three students completing two projects won Hixson-Lied College awards presented in conjunction with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Spring Research Fair in April.

Krista Benesch, a sophomore music education major in the Glenn Korff School of Music from Kearney, Nebraska; and Haley Collins, a senior art major from Lincoln, and Emily Gauger, a senior design major in the School of Art, Art History & Design from Omaha, each won for their two projects in the Spring Research Fair Undergraduate Poster and Creative Exhibit Competition.

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Back row, left to right:  Todd Cuddy, Dave Hall, Richard Endacott, Drew Davis, Colleen Syron and Chuck O’Connor. Front row, left to right: Hye-Won Hwang, Brian Moore, Brenda Wristen, Tony Falcone and Jan Deaton. Not pictured: Rhonda Fuelberth.

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Hixson-Lied Faculty, Staff Awards presented

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff awards were presented at the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Honors Day celebration on April 22. These awards are made possible by the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

The following awards were presented:

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Chauncey Kate Kleveland

calendar icon30 Apr 2018    

Chauncey Kate Kleveland named winner of Presser Scholarship at Nebraska’s Glenn Korff School of Music

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Chauncey Kate Kleveland has been named the winner of the Presser Scholarship given by The Presser Foundation.

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Glenn Korff Distinguished Undergraduate and Graduate Artist/Scholar Award Winners: Alyssa Pracht and Louis Claussen Presser Scholarship Award Winner: Chauncey Kate Kleveland

calendar icon27 Apr 2018    

Glenn Korff School of Music awards announced at annual Honors Convocation

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Glenn Korff School of Music hosted its annual Honors Convocation on Thursday afternoon, April 26 in the Westbrook Recital Hall. The awards and honors that were announced included:

Dean's Award for Academic Excellence (for the highest-grade point average of any graduating senior in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts in 2017) went this year to a music student - Anna Lee.

University Honors Program graduating seniors are:

Lauren Bydalek, Paige DeDecker, Laura Linder, Joseph Klinck, Nicole Shively

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Trent Claus was the visual effects supervisor for “Captain America: Civil War” (2016). Trent Claus

calendar icon27 Apr 2018    

Alumni Profile: Trent Claus creates visual effects in Hollywood

Lincoln, Neb.--Trent Claus, who received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art in 2006, is an award-winning visual effects (VFX) supervisor with Lola VFX in Los Angeles.

He has been with Lola VFX for 11 years and has worked on more than 100 films, including 16 that were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, and four that won the award. Additionally, nine of the films were nominated for Best Picture, and cumulatively, the films he has contributed to have earned more than $32 billion dollars in worldwide box office.

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Hannah Eads, “Coming/Going” (still from a video). Skyler Simpson, Assorted “Portrait,” gouache and graphite on paper.

calendar icon24 Apr 2018    

Capstone Exhibition opens April 30

Lincoln, Neb.--Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 2018 Spring Capstone Exhibition will be on display April 30-May 4 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery and MEDICI Gallery in Richards Hall.

This exhibition features the work of 28 graduating Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts majors in studio art and graphic design from the School of Art, Art History and Design. Each student has written a statement to accompany their works, and those will be on view as well.

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Danni Gilbert

calendar icon24 Apr 2018    

Gilbert named associate professor of practice in music education at the Glenn Korff School of Music

Danni Gilbert will begin her appointment as associate professor of practice in music education at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in August 2018. 

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Virginia Smith

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Retirement reception for Smith is May 2

Lincoln, Neb.--A retirement reception will be held Wednesday, May 2 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. for Professor Virginia Smith of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film. The public is invited. The reception will be held in the Theatre Lobby, first floor of the Temple Building at 12th & R streets. R.S.V.P.s requested but not required at juliana@unl.edu.

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