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Megan Fleming

calendar icon24 Jun 2013    

Carson School junior earns Academy internship

Megan Fleming, a film and new media junior in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln from Lawrence, Kan., is the recipient of a prestigious internship this summer from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation.

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Peter Eklund

calendar icon24 Jun 2013    

Eklund quarterfinalist for Grammy Teaching Award

Peter Eklund, Professor and Director of Choral Activities in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's School of Music, has been named one of 217 quarterfinalists for the Grammy® Foundation’s first-ever Music Educator Award.

The Music Educator Award was established to recognize current educators (kindergarten through college) who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in the schools.

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Catherine Meier with one of her works at her exhibition "Open Richness."

calendar icon06 Jun 2013    

Art alum Meier receives McKnight fellowship

Catherine Meier, of Duluth, Minn., who received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Art and Art History in 2005, has received the McKnight Visual Artist Fellowship from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD).

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Dennis Henry

calendar icon03 Jun 2013    

Henry to present at British Shakespeare conference

Dennis Henry, a graduate Directing for Stage and Screen student in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film from San Diego, Calif., has been selected to participate in the 15th annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference June 6-8 at The Shakespeare Institute at the University of Birmingham in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.

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Photo of the Escher String Quartet members

calendar icon30 May 2013    

Chamber Music Institute performances in June

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s annual Chamber Music Institute will take place June 9-16. Seven UNL faculty are joined this summer by four faculty guests - the Escher String Quartet.

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Advertising brochure for the mainstage productions

calendar icon15 May 2013    

Nebraska Repertory announces summer dates

Nebraska Repertory Theatre, the Actors’ Equity Association professional theatre on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus, announces its performance dates for summer 2013.

Opening Night Receptions follow each opening night performance as indicated with an asterisk (*).

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Photo of Frank Stroup playing trumpet

calendar icon10 May 2013    

Music junior Stroup loves to perform and innovate

Frank Stroup, a junior from Lincoln, Neb., was inspired by his first trumpet teacher to go into music education, but he wanted to be sure to continue performing at the same time.

“I love playing,” Stroup, a music education major, said. “If I had (a teacher’s) certificate and can perform, it will be such a strong musical career.”

One of Stroup’s current professors said he has been able to find a good balance between performing and understanding the ways of an educator.

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Abigail Rice stands beside her work being shown in exhibition.

calendar icon09 May 2013    

Art Alum's work influenced by travel to Japan

Abigail Rice, a senior from Lincoln, Neb., came to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with the plan of majoring in engineering. After her first physics class, Rice discovered it wasn’t for her.

Rice is now part of the 2013 graduating class and received her bachelor of arts in studio art, with an emphasis on photography.

“I’ve always loved art, and I think it’s very important, not just to our culture, but I also think that’s how I think best and that’s through expressive media,” Rice said.

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(L-R) Board members Hixson-Lied Endowed Dean Charles O'Connor, Mike Hill, Susan Varner Wilkins, Marg Helgenberger and Deon Bahr tour the Temple Building with Production Manager Brad Buffum (second from right) during their April 27 Hixson-Lied Board meeting.

calendar icon09 May 2013    

Helgenberger and Hill join Advisory Board

Emmy Award-winning actress Marg Helgenberger and Academy Award-winning film editor Mike Hill have joined the Hixson-Lied Advisory Board.

The Hixson-Lied Advisory Board was created to review and react to proposals for funding support from the Hixson-Lied Endowment to benefit the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and its affiliated organizations.

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Danielle Dewees sprays down a screen in the printmaking studio.

calendar icon08 May 2013    

Danielle Dewees designs her passion for 4-H

Danielle Dewees, a junior from Nelson, Neb., was involved with 4-H while growing up. When she visited the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as a prospective school, she asked if there were any opportunities to work in the 4-H department.

Since then, Dewees has been able to use her major in studio art with an emphasis in graphic design to help develop manuals made for 4-H that will be distributed across the nation.

Dewees discovered her love of art through her family, who are also artists.

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