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Professor Michael Smith

Professor and Performance Artist Michael Smith among 2012 Alpert Award recipients

Art Info

According to musician Herb Alpert about the recipients of this year's award winners, "[they] take aesthetic, intellectual and political risks, and challenge work-out conventions. They're unafraid of the unknown."

Each recipient received a $75,000 award.

Posted: Friday, May 11, 2012

mayan excavation

Art History Professor David Stuart featured in Science Journal, National Geographic for work on Maya Excavation

The New York Times

David Stuart, professor of Mesoamerican art and writing at The University of Texas at Austin, deciphered glyphs discovered in Guatemala. Stuart and his team are published in Science journal's May 11, 2012 issue and National Geographic's June 2012 issue. 

Posted: Friday, May 11, 2012

Hill Country Reed Trio

Regents Honor Four Butler School of Music Students with Arts and Humanities Inaugural Award

The UT System

Pianist Joseph Choi and Jonathon Pearson Altizer, Stephanie Chung and Angela Park of The Hill-Country Reed Trio were recognized by the Regents for their exceptional work in the musical arts. Congratulations to our talented students!

Posted: Friday, May 11, 2012

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Department of Theatre & Dance makes Hollywood Reporter's list of top 25 drama schools

Hollywood Reporter

University of Texas at Austin's acting students get a boost from Austin's famous film festival and independent film scene.

Posted: Friday, May 4, 2012

Ben Rubin photo by Paul Bardagjy

Landmarks brings new video artwork to university's Cronkite Plaza

The Austin American Statesman

The university unveils its newest public art commission titled, '"And That's The Way It Is." 

Posted: Monday, April 30, 2012

Giunta photo by Marsha Miller

Chair in Latin American Art History and Criticism Established with Longhorn Network Earnings and Private Gift

The Alcalde

The College of Fine Arts gets first in string of Longhorn Network's academic benefits

Posted: Monday, April 30, 2012

Photo of Bianca by Trent Lesikar

Bianca Wugofski, Student Associate at Texas Performing Arts, Awarded 2011-12 UT Student Employee of the Year

The University of Texas at Austin

Out of 84 outstanding student employee nominees across campus, Bianca Wugofski was recognized as 2011-12 Student Employee of the Year by The University of Texas! 

Posted: Sunday, April 15, 2012

United Airlines magazine cover

Work by Margo Sawyer featured on cover of United Airlines' magazine

United Airlines Hemispheres Magazine

Margo Sawyer's work in Houston makes the cover and inside story of United Airlines April 2012 issue! 

Posted: Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Photo of Cooper Neely

Dance Revolution

The University of Texas at Austin

Senior Cooper Neely took unexpected steps to his major in dance. He's now one of the stars performing lead roles in the program's spring show, "Catalyst." 

Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Dan Welcher

Dan Welcher Honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters

American Academy of Arts and Letters

Welcher receives 2012 Arts and Letters Award in Music 

Posted: Monday, March 12, 2012