Department of Theatre and Dance undergraduate Lucy Kerr earned the top prize in the distinguished University Co-op / George H. Mitchell Undergraduate Student Awards for Academic Excellence. Kerr’s senior thesis about changing perceptions of disabled people through applied modern dance garnered her the first place spot and a $10,000 grand prize.
Mary Ellen Poole, dean of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, has been appointed director of the Butler School of Music and holder of the Florence Thelma Hall Centennial Chair in Music at The University of Texas at Austin, effective September 1.
"My students are my partners. For me to just talk isn't teaching," says Joan Lazarus of Theatre and Dance honored as one of the Texas 10, most talented and inspiring professors to walk the Forty Acres.
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Irene Hardwicke Olivieri (B.F.A., 1983) announced the publication of her new book of paintings, Closer to Wilderness. The Los Angeles Times wrote, “These paintings aren’t passive objects . . . but reach rather actively into the mind, arousing the imagination into activity.”