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Art & Art History’s Susan Rather appointed as a Tyson Scholar

Susan Rather, a member of the art history faculty in the Department of Art & Art History has been appointed a Tyson Scholar at Crystal Bridges, Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas.

Posted: Monday, September 24, 2012

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Butler School of Music's Candelaria receives Dad's Club Centennial Teaching Fellowship

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Associate Professor Lorenzo Candelaria has received a Dad's Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship for the instruction of freshman undergraduates.

Posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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Aeolus Quartet Wins 2012 John Lad Prize

The Saint Lawrence String Quartet, Stanford's Grammy nominated ensemble has awarded the Aeolus Quartet its 2012 John Lad Prize.

Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2012


UT Dance Grads Take The Stage Again

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They made the cut. Cooper Neely and Chelsea Pierce return to the Ovation Network's production, A Chance to Dance, Friday, August 31 9 p.m. CST. Tune in to cheer them on.

Posted: Monday, August 27, 2012

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UT alumni takes center stage on August 24


Be sure to tune in to cheer on Theatre and Dance alumni Chelsea Pierce and Cooper Neely on A Chance to Dance, Friday August 24, 9 PM Central on the Ovation Network.

Posted: Thursday, August 23, 2012

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Two COFA faculty members receive Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards


Susan Mickey, of Theatre and Dance and Beili Liu of Art and Art History have been given the Board of Regents' highest honor. 

Posted: Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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Professor Joan Lazarus Honored with National Award.



The American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE) awarded Professor Joan Lazarus the Campton Bell Lifetime Achievement Award.

Posted: Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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Todd Lowe ,’99 Theatre and Dance Alum checked in with Rolling Stone recently.

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Todd Lowe has found himself at the center of his own dramatic story arc this season as Terry Bellefleur on 'True Blood.'


Posted: Monday, August 13, 2012

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Miro Quartet Performs at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

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The Miró Quartet was back for the evening with an ardent performance of Barber’s early String Quartet in B.

Posted: Monday, July 30, 2012

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Theatre and Dance alum Pamela Ribon releases fourth novel

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Best-selling novelist and 1997 Theatre and Dance alum Pamela Ribon’s fourth novel, You Take It From Here, hit the shelves this month to critical praise.

Posted: Monday, July 30, 2012