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Professor's Work in Group Exhibition in Kuwait
Work by fibers professor Mary Tuma is in a group show in Kuwait.
   July 1, 2019

Nothing to Write Home About (2018), a group exhibition at the KIPCO Mall in Kuwait, includes an installation by Mary Tuma, associate professor of fibers in the Department of Art & Art History. The exhibition, curated by Rana Sadik, presents works from Sadik's personal art collection produced by seven global artists.

Tuma's Internal Systems 3 (2008),...

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Professor's Social Circus Project Finalist for National Theater Project Grant
The Nouveau Sud Project, founded by Associate Professor Carlos Cruz, is one of 24 finalists.
   June 27, 2019

The Nouveau Sud Project, a contemporary social circus initiative founded by Associate Professor of Theatre Carlos Cruz, is one of 24 finalists for a National Theater Project Creation and Touring Grant, awarded by the New England Foundation for the Arts. The finalists were chosen from...

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Theatre Department to Host Costume Society of America Regional Symposium
The Costumes Society of American Southeastern Region Symposium will occur in Charlotte Nov. 7-10.
   June 25, 2019

The UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre will host the Costume Society of America 2019 Southeastern Region Symposium & Annual Meeting in Charlotte, November 7-10. Assistant Professor of Costume Design Aly Amidei is the symposium chair.

The symposium, entitled "Fashion Queens," will present original scholarship on the history of dress, adornment, and the future of...

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University Chorale to Tour Italy
The University Chorale will study and perform in Italy in July.
   June 18, 2019

The University Chorale will undertake its fifth international tour, July 7-22, with stops in Rome, Venice, and the Italian Riviera. The program will feature a 10-day artistic residency in the Italian coastal region of Liguria, where the students will collaborate in rehearsals and performances with three local music organizations, culminating in three performances in Bordigherra,...

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Reviews in for Witt's Latest Chicago Production
Theatre professor Robin Witt has been directing in Chicago this academic year.
   June 10, 2019

The reviews are in for Associate Professor of Directing Robin Witt's most recent work in Chicago, where she has spent the past semester on a reassignment of duties. Witt directed W. Somerset Maugham's play, For Services Rendered (pictured), which is at the Griffin Theatre Company through July 6. 

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UNC Charlotte and Queens University Approve Transfer Agreement for Music Therapy Degree
Agreement will assist music students at UNC Charlotte in completing a degree in music therapy
   June 6, 2019

The UNC Charlotte Department of Music and the Queens University of Charlotte Art, Design and Music Department have approved a transfer agreement to assist music students at UNC Charlotte in completing a degree in music therapy at Queens. The bilateral articulation agreement will allow music majors at UNC Charlotte to enroll in courses at Queens in their junior and senior years. As both...

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Two IDRL Projects Receive NSF I-Corp Grants
The Integrated Design Research Lab has received two National Science Foundation grants.
   June 4, 2019

The School of Architecture’s Integrated Design Research Lab (IDRL) has received two National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grants to further research in microalgae facades and adaptable solar windows. Each project will receive $50,000 and...

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Students Create "A Glass Rhinoceros" at Center City Building
New installation at UNC Charlotte Center City is by Mixed-Media/Print Media 3 class.
   May 14, 2019

The Spring 2019 Mixed-Media/Print Media 3 studio art class has completed a site-specific installation in the front window case at UNC Charlotte Center City. The colorful mixed-media work, “A Glass Rhinoceros,” explores concepts of movement, transformation, and perception and was inspired by two works of literature: Eugène Ionesco's play, Rhinoceros, and Paul Auster's novella, City...

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Alum's Quartet Wins National Competition
Andrew Schoen ('16) is a member of the award-winning Aruna Quartet.
   May 13, 2019

The Aruna Quartet, a saxophone quartet that includes UNC Charlotte alumnus Andrew Schoen, has been awarded the Grand Prize in the 46th Annual Fischoff Competition. Hosted by the Fischoff National Chamber Music Association, the competition is the largest chamber music competition in the United States. The Grand Prize-winning...

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Director of School of Architecture Chris Jarrett Stepping Down
Chris Jarrett served as director of the School of Architecture for 10 years.
   May 8, 2019

Chris Jarrett, who has served as the director of the School of Architecture (SoA) for 10 years, will step down from that position on June 30 and join the architecture faculty full-time.

Jarrett came to UNC Charlotte from the Georgia Institute of Technology. During his decade of leadership he has had a profound impact on the SoA, hiring more than half of the current faculty, initiating...

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