Jesse Fleming and Ash Smith have earned seed funding from the Office of Research and Economic Development’s Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Program. Photo by Justin Mohling.

calendar icon09 Jul 2020    

2 Carson Center faculty receive ORED seed funding

Lincoln, Neb.--Two Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts faculty were among three University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty who have been selected for seed funding from the Office of Research and Economic Development's Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Program.

The goal of the program is to foster excellence in research, scholarship and creative activity in the arts and humanities, and to increase recipients’ competitiveness for external funding or enhance the societal impact of their work.

The receipients are:

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EMA student Annie Wang inside her virtual room. Screenshot by Ryan Holland.

calendar icon27 May 2020    By Kathe C. Andersen

Carson Center’s Open Studios event a virtual success

Lincoln, Neb.--Students from the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts shared their work from the spring semester StoryLab and Visual Expression Studio classes in a virtual Open Studios event on Mozilla Hubs inside a 3D virtual model of the Carson Center on May 1.

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The Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff Awards recognize outstanding performance and accomplishments in the areas of teaching, research and creative activity, faculty service, outreach and engagement, outstanding lecturer, and staff service to the college.

calendar icon27 May 2020    

Hixson-Lied Faculty, Staff awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts announced the 2020 recipients of the Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff awards. These awards are made possible by the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

The following awards were presented:

• The College Distinguished Teaching Award was presented to Hye-Won Hwang, assistant professor of practice in dance from the Glenn Korff School of Music. This award recognizes a professor who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and a selfless dedication to students.

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Left: William Grange; Right: Grange's book "The Business of American Theatre" will be published in July.

calendar icon27 May 2020    By Kathe C. Andersen

Grange’s 12th book ‘The Business of American Theatre’ will publish in July

Lincoln, Neb.--Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Professor of Theatre William Grange’s 12th book, “The Business of American Theatre,” will be published in July by British publisher Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor and Francis Publishing Group in the United Kingdom.

It covers a wide range of subjects, including traditions of investment, marketing, labor union contracts, advertising, leasing arrangements, ticket scalping, zoning ordinances, royalties, and numerous other financial transactions have influenced the art of American theatre for the past three centuries.

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The draft Environment, Sustainability and Resilience Master Plan is available online for the campus community to review and provide feedback by May 29.

calendar icon13 May 2020    By Troy Fedderson, University Communication

Feedback sought on first sustainability, resilience master plan

Lincoln, Neb.--A proposed master plan that links sustainability practices, teaching curricula, research expertise and wellbeing programming is charting new ground for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts congratulates the outstanding students, faculty, staff and alumni, who are recipients of our Honors Day awards this year.

calendar icon24 Apr 2020    

Honors Day 2020 recipients announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the 2020 recipients of our Honors Day awards. While we are unable to gather in person for our annual Honors Day Dinner, we want to recognize all of these outstanding students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Note: The Glenn Korff School of Music's Vreeland Awards and Porter Award in Dance will be announced at the Korff School's virtual Honors Convocation on April 30.

Congratulations to all of this year's recipients:

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Clockwise from upper left: Maurice M. Dixon, Jr.; Robert Krueger; Kara Thomson; The Johnny Carson Foundation with Dean Chuck O'Connor and Carson Center Founding Director Megan Elliott.

calendar icon22 Apr 2020    

Alumni Board Awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Board has announced their alumni board awards for 2020.

Due to COVID-19, the College will not be having its annual Honors Day celebration. These awards will be recognized at a later date. Additional Honors Day awards will be announced on our website and social media @UNLArts on April 24.

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calendar icon20 Apr 2020    

COVID-19 (coronavirus) information

Lincoln, Neb.--With the information on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) developing daily in Nebraska, the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is committed to staying in communication with our faculty, students and audience members, whose health and safety are always our top priority.

For continued information from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, visit covid19.unl.edu.

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Assistant Professors of Emerging Media Arts Ash Eliza Smith and Jesse Fleming meet inside the virtual Carson Center in Mozilla Hubs. Abby and Ally Hall’s Mozilla Hubs room is a virtual store where visitors can buy digital wearables with currency.

calendar icon20 Apr 2020    

Open Studios event on May 1 to take place inside virtual Carson Center

Lincoln, Neb.--Students from the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts will share their work from the spring semester StoryLab and Visual Expression Studio classes in a virtual Open Studios event on Mozilla Hubs inside a 3D virtual model of the Carson Center on Friday, May 1 from 5-7 p.m. CST.

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"The Woman Who Loved Giraffes" is one of the movies available for streaming through The Ross.

calendar icon07 Apr 2020    

Ross offers streaming movies during temporary closure

Lincoln, Neb.--Although The Ross is temporarily closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, they are still offering high quality movies—not on their screens but streaming from their website.  

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