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SoA Announces 2019 Scholarships in Practice
The School of Architecture announces new Scholarship in Practice awards.
   March 21, 2019

The School of Architecture is pleased to announce the 2019 Scholarships in Practice:

C DESIGN Scholarship in Practice: Mariel Hamer
BB&M Scholarship in Practice: Cameron Day
CLARK NEXSEN Scholarship in Practice: Devin Waddell

The SoA Scholarship in Practice program was established in 2015. Each Scholarship in Practice provides the recipient...

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Theatre Students in "Atkins Out Loud"
Theatre students will perform on April 2.
   March 19, 2019

Students from the Department of Theatre will perform THEATRE SHORTS: Scenes, Monologues and Dramatic Storytelling from the Department of Theatre on April 2 from 5 to 6 pm in the Halton Reading Room of J. Murray Atkins Library. This program, hosted by theatre major Isabel Gonzales, is part of Atkins Out Loud, a program presented by the library each semester.

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UNC Charlotte Appoints New Dean of College of Arts + Architecture
Brook Muller is the next dean of the College of Arts + Architecture.
   March 18, 2019

The UNC Charlotte community is pleased to welcome Brook Muller as dean of the College of Arts + Architecture beginning September 2019.  Muller joins us from University of Oregon, where he is a professor in the Department of Architecture and director of the University of Oregon Portland Architecture Program.

Muller’s leadership experience includes appointments as acting dean and interim...

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Alumnus Named Music Teacher of Excellence
Kevin Brawley is a CMA Foundation Music Teacher of Excellence.
   March 15, 2019

Kevin Brawley, an alumnus of the Department of Music, has been named a 2019 Music Teacher of Excellence by the Country Music Association Foundation. Brawley was one of 30 music teachers nationally who have received recognition “for their commitment to shaping the next generation through music.” He will...

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Theatre Professor Publishes New Textbook
Professor of Theatre Mark Pizzato has a new book.
   March 13, 2019

Professor of Theatre Mark Pizzato's new theatre history textbook, Mapping Global Theatre Historieshas recently been published by Palgrave Macmillan. The book begins its survey of theatre with a look at the development of the brain's "inner theatre" and continues its exploration through ancient,...

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Art Professor's Installation at Loggia Gallery in Dallas
Professor Erik Waterkotte co-created "Interstitial."
   March 12, 2019

Associate Professor of Print Media Erik Waterkotte has collaborated with artist Nicholas Ruth to create Interstitial, a site-specific graphic installation in the Loggia Gallery at the Unviersity of Dallas. The installation opened March 3 and is presented in conjunction with the 2019 Southern...

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In Memoriam: Dr. William Dailey
Dr. William Dailey was beloved music professor
   March 11, 2019

The Department of Music was saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. William "Bill" Dailey, a dedicated member of the Department of Music faculty for decades. Dr. Dailey died on February 27. A memorial service will be held at Resurrection Church on Saturday, March 23, at 2:00 pm. The family will receive visitors prior to the service, at 1:00 pm. ...

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Students Help Design Levine Museum Exhibition
An architectural history class is designing "The Legacy of Lynching" exhibit for the Levine Museum.
   March 4, 2019

Students in the architectural history class “Museums: Southeast + Beyond” are working with the Levine Museum of the New South to design and present the exhibition The Legacy of Lynching. Coming to Charlotte from the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, the exhibition will open on April 24 and will...

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Professor Named to AIA College of Fellows
David Thaddeus has been named to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects.
   February 25, 2019

David Thaddeus, Professor of Structures and Architectural Design, has been named to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the AIA’s highest membership honor. Only three percent of AIA members achieve Fellowship (FAIA) status.

“David embodies the poetics and empathy of an architect with the calculus of an engineer,” said School of Architecture Director...

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Theatre Professor Designs Children's Theatre Production
Scenic design professor Tom Burch has designed Bob Marley's "Three Little Birds."
   February 18, 2019

Assistant Professor of Scenic Design Tom Burch has designed the Children's Theatre of Charlotte production of Bob Marley's Three Little Birds. The production runs February 8-24 at the McColl Family Theatre. 

Burch, who has had an extensive career in Chicago, has designed numerous Children's Theatre...

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