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Art by Students Enlivens Novant Clinic
SouthPark Family Practice Hosts 130 works by 45 art students.
   May 10, 2021

The Novant Health SouthPark Family Practice is the site of a vibrant exhibition of 130 works of art by students from UNC Charlotte and Central Piedmont Community College. The works, a wide range of painting, photography, sculpture, illustration and more, will be on display in the lobby and throughout the four floors of the medical facility through September 3.

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Theatre Professor to Receive Kennedy Center Medallion
Kaja Dunn is being recognized by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
   May 7, 2021

Assistant Professor of Theatre Kaja Dunn will receive a Kennedy Center Medallion from the National Committee of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in a ceremony on May 22. A project of the Education Division of the Kennedy Center...

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Professor Shortlisted for Aesthetica Art Prize
Andrew Leventis is one of 19 artists chosen from thousands of submissions.
   May 2, 2021

Assistant Professor Andrew Leventis has been shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize. The Aesthetica Art Prize is an international competition founded in 2007 by U.K.-based Aesthetica magazine. Each year the competition attracts thousands of entries...

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SoA Director Evaluates 3D-Printed Wood in Journal Article
Blaine Brownell’s article appears in Technology | Architecture + Design.
   April 29, 2021

A new article by School of Architecture Director Blaine Brownell appears in the current issue of Technology | Architecture + Design, a peer-reviewed international journal. Brownell’s article, “Control or Affect? The Paradox of 3D‐Printed Wood,” considers the relatively new process of...

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Art History Professor Will Serve as Co-curator for NEH-funded Exhibition
Lisa Homann will work with NC Museum of Art and National Museum of African Art.
   April 27, 2021

Associate Professor of Art History Lisa Homann will join a team in the development of a new exhibition by the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) and the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution (NMAfA). Funded with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), New Masks Now: Artists Innovating Masquerade...

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Dance Students Bring Mummies to Life at NC Art Museum
Six UNC Charlotte students performed in conjunction with the exhibition "Golden Mummies of Egypt."
   April 27, 2021

On Sunday, April 25, six UNC Charlotte dance students heard a sound that has been all too rare in the past 13 months: applause from a live audience. The students – Leah Adams, Tabitha Baker, Neha Kissler, Erika Rush, Kenny Raynor and Allie Schultz – gave four performances of "An Homage to Ancient Egypt" for enthusiastic viewers at the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh. 

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Awards for Trumpet Professor
Eric Millard has received awards in two recent music competitions.
   April 21, 2021

Assistant Professor of Trumpet Eric Millard has received recognition in two recent music competitions: the King's Peak International Music Competition and The American Prize.

Millard won first place in trumpet in the brass division, ages 23 and up, of the King’s Peak International Music Competition. The virtual...

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Architecture Professor Receives Outstanding Peer-Reviewed Research Award
Jeff Balmer’s paper was selected by the ACSA College of Distinguished Professors.
   April 17, 2021

Associate Professor of Architecture Jeff Balmer has received the 2021 Outstanding Peer-Reviewed Research Award for “Best Paper” from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). Founded in 1912, ACSA is an international association of architecture schools that includes all accredited professional degree programs in the United States and Canada, in addition to international...

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Projective Eye Gallery Exhibition Reflects on Signs of the Times
Two print projects by Utah-based artist Stefanie Dykes are on view through June 18.
   April 14, 2021

Signs + Gestures, an exhibition in the Projective Eye Gallery in the Dubois Center at UNC Charlotte Center City, showcases two collaborative printmaking projects organized, curated, and produced by master printmaker Stefanie Dykes. On view through June 18, the show brings together works from Signs of the Times, created in 2009, and Token Gestures, created in 2013....

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Professor Awarded Arnold W. Brunner Grant for Architectural Research
Rachel Dickey is one of four 2021 grant recipients from a national pool of applicants.
   April 9, 2021

Assistant Professor of Architecture Rachel Dickey has received a 2021 Arnold W. Brunner Grant for Architectural Research from the AIA New York Center for Architecture. Established in the 1950s, the Arnold W. Brunner Grant is awarded to mid-career architects for advanced study in any...

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