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49 Questions for New CoA+A Dean Brook Muller
Get to know CoA+A's new Dean through 49 rapid-fire questions
   December 10, 2019
New College of Arts + Architecture Dean Brook Muller invites us to interrupt his day and answers 49 rapid-fire questions. As he takes us around the College, he talks about his drive cross-country, all things arts and architecture, and his hopes for the future of the CoA+A.

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Theatre Professor Named NET Board Member
CarlosAlexis Cruz will join the FY20 Board Class for the Network of Ensemble Theaters.
   December 9, 2019

Associate Professor of Theatre CarlosAlexis Cruz will join the FY 20 Board Class for the Network of Ensemble Theaters, one of six new board members drawn from across the United States. The Network of Ensemble Theaters (NET) is a national community of artists and arts organizations committed to the advancement...

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Professor’s AR Project Brings Levine Museum Exhibition to Life
Dr. Ming-Chun Lee's work augments neighborhood studies.
   December 4, 2019

Associate Professor of Urban Design Ming-Chun Lee has collaborated with the Levine Museum of the New South to integrate augmented reality (AR) technology and GIS mapping into an exhibition about Charlotte neighborhoods, past and present. #Home CLT explores the vast changes in five local neighborhoods, and in its most recent addition,...

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Two SoA Alumni Win AIA Charlotte Awards
Emily Dallmeyer and Natasha Edwards win 2019 awards.
   December 2, 2019

School of Architecture alumni Emily Dallmeyer and Natasha Edwards, AIA, have won awards from AIA Charlotte, the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Dallmeyer, who completed her Master of Architecture (M. Arch) degree in 2015, received the 2019 Emerging Professional of the Year Award. Edwards, who received her M. Arch degree in 2009, won the 2019 Citizen Architect Award. ...

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SoA Team Wins ARCC Research Incentive Award
Principal Investigator Rachel Dickey and alumni Ali Karduni and Noushin Radnia receive grant.
   November 27, 2019

Assistant Professor of Architecture Rachel Dickey (left) and School of Architecture alumni Ali Karduni (center) and Noushin Radnia (right) have received a 2020 Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) Research Incentive Award for their proposed project “Reconfigurable Space: Kinematic Environments Controlled with Computer Vision.”

ARCC is an international association of...

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Work by Art Students in Regional Exhibitions
Students Kim Krausert and Jennifer Minnis have work juried shows.
   November 25, 2019

Two students in the Department of Art & Art History, Kim Krausert (BFA candidate in Art Education) and Jennifer Minnis (BFA candidate in painting), have work in juried group exhibitions in the southeast.

Kim KrausertKim is showing...

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SoA Student Hunter Thurlo Named AIAS Chapter Leader of the Month
Hunter Thurlo is UNC Charlotte AIAS president.
   November 21, 2019

Architecture student Hunter Thurlo has been named Chapter Leader of the Month by the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS). Hunter is the 2019-20 president of the UNC Charlotte chapter of AIAS.

With the Chapter Leader of the Month award, AIAS National recognizes "the outstanding dedication and accomplishments of one of its members." Hunter was cited for developing programs...

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Art Professor Marek Ranis to Join Geology/Engineering Team in NSF-funded Research
Ranis will serve as an artist-in-residence to communicate research.
   November 18, 2019

Associate Professor of Art Marek Ranis will serve as an artist-in-residence in a research project funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The project, “Quantifying climate-dependent subcritical cracking and mechanical weathering over geologic time,” will be led by Professor Missy Eppes in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, with Professor Russ Keanini in the...

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Broadway Actor Gives Musical Theatre Masterclass
Phillip Boykin was in Charlotte for the tour of Once On This Island.
   November 15, 2019

Broadway actor Phillip Boykin was in Rowe Recital Hall on November 14 to lead a masterclass in the Musical Theatre Workshop. Boykin, a bass-baritone, was a lead cast member in the 2017 Broadway production of Once On This Island and was in Charlotte for the touring production of the show at the...

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New Books from Art & Art History Faculty
Three professors in the Department of Art & Art History have published new books.
   November 14, 2019

Three professors in the Department of Art & Art History have published new books this year.

Associate Professor of Art Education Jane E. Dalton recently published a co-edited book, The Whole Person: Embodying Teaching...

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