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Lakeem Wilson

IE-Studio Arts Pre Grad intern and Kuhn Scholar Lakeem Wilson uses visual art to inspire social change



Senior studio art major at The University of Texas at Austin, Lakeem Wilson works diligently to create pieces that play on metaphors and respond to current social events.

Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Mary Ellen Poole

Butler School's new director talks music

Austin American Statesman

Mary Ellen Poole, director of the Butler School of Music talks music with the Statesman's Jeanne Claire van Ryzin.

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

Robert Schenkkan

Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society premieres at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

The Austin Chronicle

Theatre and Drama Alumni (B.A. 1975) and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's LBJ drama All the Way premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and now the sequel, The Great Society, is up and running at OSF.

Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014

Adam Crosson

Adam Crosson, (M.F.A. candidate in Studio Art), is the recipient of the Umlauf prize

The Daily Texan

Adam Crosson, (M.F.A. candidate in Studio Art), is the recipient of the Umlauf prize that includes an exhibition at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden’s outdoor space. 

Posted: Thursday, September 25, 2014

Vincent DiNino

Legendary UT band director Vincent DiNino dies

Austin American Statesman

Vincent DiNino, retired band director who built the Longhorn Band and a near-constant campus presence for more than a half-century, died Tuesday night in Bay City. 

Posted: Thursday, September 11, 2014

Justin Tucker

Renaissance Raven


Whether he’s splitting the uprights or singing arias, COFA alumni (BSOM '11) Justin Tucker puts on quite the performance.  He delivered the commencement address to his alma mater, the University of Texas College of Fine Arts, this spring. 

Posted: Monday, September 8, 2014

The Method Gun actors on stage.

Rude Mechs' Method Gun Heads to UT


A play about the ecstasy and excesses of performing, the dangers of public intimacy and the incompatibility of truth on stage and sanity in real life, the Rude Mechs’ widely acclaimed work The Method Gun returns to Austin, September 10-14.

Posted: Thursday, September 4, 2014

Margo Sawyer

Art, architecture mix at different kind of Umlauf exhibit

Austin American Statesman

Visit the Umlauf Sculpture Garden May through October to see the work of Art & Art History's Margo Sawyer. 

Posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Cole Oman prepares to enter the stage,

Second Annual Longhorn Mariachi Camp

Austin American Statesman

The 2014 Longhorn Summer Mariachi Camp provided students training in the execution of their instruments and in vocal skills.

Posted: Thursday, July 3, 2014

Paul Toprac

UT student games to be showcased at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles this week.

Austin American Statesman

Paul Toprac, who is in charge of the GAMMA program shared that the program's Team Underdog Games, the developers of “Port of Call,”will have their game showcased this week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo’s College Game Competition. 

Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2014