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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Assistant Professor of Practice in Emerging Media Arts Anna Henson speaks to cast and crew at an early table read for "Big Fish." Photo by Brian Garbrecht.

24 Apr 2024    

‘Big Fish’ provides big opportunities for collaboration

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, in partnership with UNL Opera in the Glenn Korff School of Music, presents “Big Fish,” with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by John August.

Performances are April 25-May 4 in Howell Theatre. For showtimes and tickets, visit https://nebraskarep.org

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Theatrix presents “Act a Lady” April 18-21 in the Lab Theatre.

15 Apr 2024    

Theatrix presents ‘Act a Lady’ April 18-21

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, UNL's student-led theatre company, presents “Act a Lady,” April 18-21 in the Lab Theatre, located on the third floor of the Temple Building at 12th and R streets.

Directed by senior Gage Boardman, performances are April 18-20 at 7:30 p.m. and April 21 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are available online only at https://go.unl.edu/h4vu

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Ash Eliza Smith, Edgeworks co-principal investigator, leads students through a multi-disciplinary curriculum at the intersection of medicine and emerging media arts. (Courtesy/Amanda Christi) Ryan Schmaltz

10 Apr 2024    By Leslie Reed, University Communication and Marketing

Carson Center offers game-changing research

Lincoln, Neb.--Edgeworks, a new research and service facility launched by the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, is helping scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs transform cutting-edge co

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre and Glenn Korff School of Music opera program present "Big Fish" April 25-May 4 in Howell Theatre.

28 Mar 2024    

‘Big Fish’ opens April 25

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, in partnership with UNL Opera in the Glenn Korff School of Music, presents “Big Fish.”

Performances are April 25-May 4 in Howell Theatre. For showtimes and tickets, visit https://nebraskarep.org.

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“The Flick” cast includes (left to right) Sofia Drelicharz, Mekhi Mitchell, Jackson Wells and Luke Stursma. Photo by Brian Garbrecht.

28 Feb 2024    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents ‘The Flick’

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents “The Flick” by Annie Baker Feb. 29-March 9 in the Studio Theatre. For showtimes and tickets, visit https://nebraskarep.org

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The recipients of the annual Alumni Board Awards include (left to right) Adrian Armstrong, Lt. Col. Cristina Moore Urrutia, Katie Williams, and Patrick Grim and Terri Watkins. Courtesy photos.

28 Feb 2024    

Alumni Board awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Board has selected the recipients of its annual alumni awards. The awards will be presented on Friday, April 26 at the college’s annual Honors Day celebration. The dinner is by invitation only.

This year’s awardees include:

• Alumni Achievement Award in Art:
Adrian Armstrong, B.F.A. 2014

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Left to right:  Alexah Fort, Micah Fullinfaw and Hannah Gish at the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship’s 48-Hour Challenge. Courtesy photo.

19 Feb 2024    

EMA students place in 48-hour entrepreneurship challenge

Lincoln, Neb.--Emerging Media Arts students Hannah Gish, Alexah Fort and Micah Fullinfaw participated in the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship’s 48-Hour Challenge Feb. 15-17 and earned second and third place in the competition with their respective teams.

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Jinku Kim's "Hard-Wired Wonderland." A continuation of this piece will be on display at the Kiewit Luminarium in Omaha through Jan. 11, 2024. Courtesy photo. Jinku Kim

21 Nov 2023    By Kathe C. Andersen

Kim’s work featured in Kiewit Luminarium ‘Glow’ exhibit

Lincoln, Neb.--Jinku Kim, assistant professor of practice in emerging media arts in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, is one of four artists selected for “Glow,” an exhibition of light, art and science, at Omaha’s Kiewit Luminarium.

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The Open Studios event on Dec. 8 features work from multiple classes from students in emerging media arts and theatre-design and technical production. Photo by Laura Cobb.

20 Nov 2023    

Carson School Open Studios is Dec. 8

Lincoln, Neb.--Students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film will host an Open Studios event on Friday, Dec. 8 from 5-7 p.m. in the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts.

Work from multiple classes from the fall semester will be on display from students in both the Emerging Media Arts and Theatre-Design and Technical Production programs. The event is free and open to the public.

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