Rhonda Willers pinching the rim of a basin form made of earthenware. Photo by April Bodenburg. Rhonda Willers recently authored the book, “Terra Sigillata: Contemporary Techniques,” which was published by The American Ceramics Society in February 2019.

calendar icon26 Feb 2021    By Kathe C. Andersen

Ceramics alumna Willers is president-elect of NCECA

Lincoln, Neb.--School of Art, Art History & Design alumna Rhonda Willers (M.F.A. 2007) is the president-elect of the board of directors for NCECA (National Council on the Education for the Ceramic Arts).

NCECA is the largest ceramics organization in the world and one of the largest visual arts organizations in the U.S. with around 6,000 members attending the national conference each year.

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Catherine Meier Catherine Meier, “August 29, 2014, 9:02 p.m., Standing Witness, site: Sage Creek.”

calendar icon26 Feb 2021    By Kathe C. Andersen

Husker alumna Meier honored as Jerome Hill Artist Fellow

Lincoln, Neb.--School of Art, Art History & Design alumna Catherine Meier (B.F.A. 2005) has been honored as a Jerome Hill Artist Fellow. The Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship awards 60 artist fellowships to early career artists in Minnesota and New York City annually.

Meier is one of 10 who received the fellowships in visual arts. Fellows receive $50,000 over two consecutive years to support self-determined activities for creation of new work, artistic development and/or professional artistic career development.

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Robert Twomey

calendar icon26 Feb 2021    By Kathe C. Andersen

Carson Center’s Twomey receives NSF grant for Augmented Reality research

Lincoln, Neb.—Robert Twomey, assistant professor of emerging media arts at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant as co-principal investigator on a $750,000 project titled “An Embodied, Augmented Reality Coding Platform for Pair Programming.”

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Tarrah Krajnak

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Photographer Tarrah Krajnak to present Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture March 3

Lincoln, Neb.—Photographer Tarrah Krajnak will present the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, March 3 at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. Her lecture is presented by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Access the lecture at https://unl.zoom.us/j/92360930703

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Left to right: Clark Potter, Stacie Haneline, Jamie Reimer and Karen Becker record Reimer's CD, "The Last Songs of Robert Owens" in Kimball Recital Hall in May 2019. Associate Professor of Voice Jamie Reimer’s CD “The Last Songs of Robert Owens” will be released later this fall.

calendar icon25 Feb 2021    By Kathe C. Andersen

Reimer CD features The Last Songs of Robert Owens

Lincoln, Neb.--Associate Professor of Voice Jamie Reimer’s CD “The Last Songs of Robert Owens” will be released on March 19 by Centaur Records.

The CD is available for pre-order on Amazon at https://go.unl.edu/348o.

“This CD is a culmination of the songs for voice and piano and the chamber music for voice and strings (viola, cello and piano) that Robert Owens wrote at the end of his life,” Reimer said.

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India Enter (left) and Mee-Hwa Roche (right)

calendar icon24 Feb 2021    

UNLSO presents Student Soloist Night

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Symphony Orchestra presents Student Soloist Night, featuring winners of the 2020-21 Undergraduate Solo Competition on March 9 at 7:30 p.m., live from Kimball Recital Hall. No in-person audience.

Mee-Hwa Roche, viola, plays Gustav Holst’s Lyric Movement for viola and small orchestra, and India Enter, cello, plays Antonio Vivaldi’s Cello Concerto in A minor, RV 421. The winner of the Graduate Solo Competition, Sanda Mašic, flute, will be featured on an upcoming UNLSO concert in Fall 2021.

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The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is among the sponsors for Black History Month Celebration: Trivia Night on Feb. 26.

calendar icon22 Feb 2021    

Black History Month Celebration Trivia Night Feb. 26

Lincoln, Neb.--Celebrate Black History Month with fun trivia questions and poetry performances at Trivia Night on Friday, Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. via Zoom.

Winners and lucky participants may win various prizes, and the top winner will receive a $40 gift card. (Please note: While the event is open to all UNL students, faculty, staff and alumni, only students are eligible for the prizes.)

Two Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film theatre performance students will be participating in the poetry performances, Brannon Evans and Hannah Mason.

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Alyssa Kobza, “Protest at the Capitol,” Gouache on panel, 27”x16”x2”, 2020.

calendar icon22 Feb 2021    

34th Annual Juried Undergraduate Art Exhibition on display through March 5

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall will host the 34th Annual Juried Undergraduate Art Exhibition. The exhibition opened Feb. 12 and will continue through March 5.

This year’s show, titled “Caution to the Wind,” is comprised of 34 works of art and design recently created by 28 undergraduate art students from the School of Art, Art History & Design.

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre's spring season concludes with "Dracula: Mina's Quest" May 6-9.

calendar icon22 Feb 2021    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre announces changes to Spring 2021 season

Lincoln, Neb.--Nebraska Repertory Theatre has announced its Spring 2021 Season. Like many other performing arts organizations, Nebraska Rep has made adjustments to their performance season in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Husker researchers Steven Thomas, Jessica Corman, Katie Anania and Jennifer Clarke are leading a $6 million multi-institutional project to build a database that will enable scientists to track the changing ecology of waterways across the U.S. Pictured at Holmes Lake in Lincoln, the Nebraska team members were photographed individually to create a composite photo. Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication.

calendar icon18 Feb 2021    By Tiffany Lee, Research and Economic Development

Anania is part of Husker team leading $6M project to study waterways' changing ecology

Lincoln, Neb.--Scientists have long known that all living things require specific amounts of elements such as carbon, nitrogen and phosphorous to survive and thrive — it’s why we fertilize our yards and crops, for example. But the increasing frequency of phenomena such as harmful algal blooms, nitrate-contaminated water and “dead zones” in oceans and lakes have underscored that there can be too high or low of a concentration of these essential elements in the environment.

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