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Professor's Article Explores How a Work by Dave Brubeck Documented the Black-Jewish Relationship
Lecturer Kelsey Klotz's article is part of her larger study of the jazz master.
   March 1, 2021

The Milken Archive recently published an article by Dr. Kelsey Klotz, lecturer in the Department of Music, that explores the 1969 work by Dave Brubeck, The Gates of Justice. "...

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Alum Wins 2021 AAF Silver Medal Award
Banks Wilson ('01) has won the Charlotte American Advertising Federation's highest honor.
   February 28, 2021

Graphic design alumnus Banks Wilson ('01) has received the 2021 AAF Silver Medal Award from the Charlotte chapter of the ...

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Ken Lambla Named to AIA College of Fellows
Lambla is the founding dean of the College of Arts + Architecture.
   February 24, 2021

Ken Lambla, professor of architecture and founding dean of the College of Arts + Architecture (CoA+A), 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, honored, according...

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Recent Architecture Alumni Win Design Award from Los Angeles Museum
Eliot Ball and Emily Dobbs have won an international design award from the A+D Museum.
   February 23, 2021

Architecture alumni Eliot Ball (’20) and Emily Dobbs (’20) have won an international design award from the Architecture and Design (A+D) Museum in Los Angeles. The A+D Design Awards competition received more than 140 submissions, from which 10 winning projects were chosen representing 10 categories of work. The winning projects are...

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Jazz Ensemble Hosts Conversation with Count Basie Drummer/Leader
Dennis Mackrel joined the jazz class via Zoom to talk about his career.
   February 20, 2021

Drummer, composer/arranger, band leader, and educator Dennis Mackrel joined the UNC Charlotte Jazz Ensemble class virtually on February 18 to talk about his career and music. Mackrel was a member of the Count Basie Orchestra from 1983 to 1987, returning to the band as its conductor from 2010 to 2013. He has served as the...

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Bechtler Museum Exhibition Includes Work by Professor
Maja Godlewska is one of “Twentieth Century Women” artists.
   February 20, 2021

A painting by Associate Professor of Art Maja Godlewska is on display at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in the exhibition Twentieth Century Women. The exhibition, which runs through September 2021, highlights the work of 23 artists represented in the museum’s permanent collection, “who have made significant contributions to...

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Three SoA students accepted into the iPAL program
Three students from the School of Architecture have been accepted into the iPAL program this year.
   February 19, 2021
Three students from the School of Architecture, Sydney Garceau, Alexis Andrikanich, and Tyler DeJong, have been accepted into the iPAL program this semester. 

In 2015, the National Council of Architecture Registration Boards launched the Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL). UNC Charlotte's School of Architecture was one of the first universities accepted into...

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Professor’s Interactive Installation in Rail Trail Festival
Rachel Dickey has created "Covid Confessionals" for SouthEnd light rail stop.
   February 18, 2021

An interactive installation by Assistant Professor of Architecture Rachel Dickey with architecture alumna Noushin Radnia has been chosen for the “I Heart Rail Trail: Lights 2021” festival through a competition sponsored by Charlotte Center City Partners. The festival will present five public art light installations at light...

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Theatre Chair Produces Audio Play
Dr. Lynne Conner has released an audio production of her play, "The Mother."
   February 17, 2021

Dr. Lynne Conner, an award-winning playwright and chair of the Department of Theatre, has released an audio production of her play, The Mother.

The play, which was a 2018 and 2019 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference semi-finalist, received its world premiere by ...

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Dean Brook Muller: Advocate for Daily Arts and Culture
Inside UNC Charlotte highlights the work and aspirations of Dean Muller.
   February 16, 2021

Arts research, diversity and racial equity, and meaningful community engagement are themes that Dean Brook Muller has applied with great intention since assuming leadership of the College of Arts + Architecture (CoA+A) in September 2019. 

He sees Charlotte’s rapid growth as an...

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