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Master of Urban Design Program Names New Director
Professor Deborah Ryan has been named the new director of the Master of Urban Design program.
   January 18, 2019

The UNC Charlotte School of Architecture is pleased to announce that Professor Deborah Ryan has been named the new director of the Master of Urban Design program. Ryan assumed program leadership on January 15.

Ryan is a registered landscape architect and a professor of architecture and urban design at UNC Charlotte, where she has taught since 1985. In 1999, she founded the Charlotte...

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New Professor Organizes Odissi Festival
Assistant Professor of Dance Kaustavi Sarkar recently organized a dance festival in Calcutta, India.
   January 18, 2019

Assistant Professor of Dance Kaustavi Sarkar recently organized a dance festival in honor of Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra (1926-2004), the man who revived and popularized the ancient Indian classical dance, Odissi. The festival, “Soul Vision,” was held in Calcutta, India, on January 2.

Prior to coming to the United States, Sarkar was a student and then a teacher at the Srjan dance studio...

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Voice Professors to Perform in Carmen
   January 11, 2019

UNC Charlotte voice professors Carl DuPont and Christina Pier will perform in the Opera Carolina production of Bizet’s Carmen. The opera will be presented on January 19, 20, and 24 in the Belk Theater at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center.

DuPont, bass-baritone, will perform the role of Zuniga; Pier, soprano, will sing the role of Micaëla. The production will also be...

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Article by Voice Professor Celebrates African American Teachers of Singing
   January 2, 2019
A recent article by Dr. Carl DuPont, assistant professor of voice, researches some of the first African American professors of singing to integrate the faculties of notable higher education music departments in the United States.

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Theatre Department Presents Wali Jamal in August Wilson's "How I Learned What I Learned"
   January 1, 2019
In recognition of the Martin Luther King holiday, the Department of Theatre will present actor Wali Jamal in August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned on January 17 and 18.

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Art Alumnus Presents at Adobe MAX Conference
   December 17, 2018
Department of Art & Art History alumnus Adé Hogue (BFA ’12) was invited to be a conference presenter at Adobe MAX 2018 in Los Angeles, CA.

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Oboe Professor to Celebrate Female Composers at Spring Conferences
   December 14, 2018
Dr. Elizabeth Sullivan, assistant professor of oboe, will present music by female composers at two spring conferences.

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SoA Teams Are Among Competition Finalists
   December 14, 2018
Two student teams were finalists in the "Habitat for Inhabitants-Lima’s Human Right to Housing" competition sponsored by Discover Needs Architecture (DNADD).

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Department of Theatre Receives NCTC Award
   December 13, 2018
The Department of Theatre has received the North Carolina Theatre Conference's 2018 University/College Award.

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Music Student Performs in Kent State Concert
   December 11, 2018
Voice student Chrystle Mactal performed on December 6 in the World Music Asian Concert at Kent State University in Ohio.

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