Dance Concert Features April 30 Remembrance and Tributes to Freddie Mercury and Frida Kahlo
Students perform four works choreographed by faculty, Nov. 14-17.
   October 29, 2019

The Department of Dance will present its Fall Concert November 14-17, featuring four works choreographed by faculty and performed by students. Among the pieces on the program is a reflection, through contemporary dance, on the shooting that occurred at UNC Charlotte on April 30, 2019.

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Music Faculty Present at College Music Society
Seven members of the Department of Music will participate at the national conference.
   October 18, 2019

Faculty from the Department of Music travelled to Louisville, Kentucky, to present at The College Music Society (CMS) 62nd National Conference, October 24-26.

Dr. Mira Frisch, associate professor of cello, served as the moderator of the panel Peer Review for the Performer: How to Navigate the Tenure...

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Art Professors Exhibit in London Gallery
Andrew Leventis and Maja Godlewska are exhibiting at A.P.T. Gallery London.
   October 17, 2019

Works by painting professors Andrew Leventis and Maja Godlewska appear in the exhibition The World Without Us at A.P.T. Gallery London. The show opens October 25 and runs through November 10.

The World Without Us considers the role of the painter in the contemporary digital...

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Theatre Students in University Title IX Instructional Videos
Students from the theatre department are actors in "bystander intervention" videos.
   October 16, 2019

Department of Theatre students recently participated in the making of official UNC Charlotte Title IX instructional videos for the "Niners Know" course. This past summer, Ariana Arocho, Cydney Wallace, Dylan Ireland, Isabel Gonzalez, James Michels, Kenneth Quiroz, Michael (Drew) Coley, Amberlin McCormick, Jocelyn Cabaniss, Migdalia Ramirez, and Joel Vincent worked with Dr. Michelle Reinken,...

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UNC Charlotte Musicologist Continues Violins of Hope Presentations
Dr. James Grymes was in residency at Florida State University to discuss music and the Holocaust.
   October 14, 2019

Dr. James Grymes, professor of musicology, recently completed a residency at The Florida State University (FSU), where he a taught a musicology seminar, presented a public lecture, and delivered the keynote address at the annual Remembrance Dinner for the Holocaust Education Resource Council, a fundraising event in support of Holocaust education, on October 10....

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Dance Students Perform with Los Angeles Troupe at Blumenthal PAC
UNC Charlotte dance students will perform with CONTRA-TIEMPO at Booth Playhouse.
   October 10, 2019

Students in Assistant Professor of Dance Tamara Williams's Afro-Brazilian dance class performed with the Los Angeles-based troupe CONTRA-TIEMPO on November 7-9 at the Booth Playhouse in the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in uptown Charlotte. 

Founded in 2005, CONTRA-TIEMPO Urban Latin Dance Theater is comprised of...

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Art Professor's Work in Mint Museum Exhibition
Tom Schmidt is one of artists presented in "Coined in the South."
   October 9, 2019

Work by Associate Professor of Art Thomas Schmidt will be in exhibition at The Mint Museum as part of the museum's Young Affilliates' fourth annual Coined in the South  exhibition. The juried exhibition, which features established and emerging artists from the Southeast, will be on view at the museum's uptown location from October 10 through February 16, 2020.


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Dr. Lee Gray to Speak at CTBUH World Congress
Dr. Lee Gray will lecture on the development of the vertical hydraulic elevator.
   October 9, 2019

Dr. Lee Gray, senior associate dean of the College of Arts + Architecture and an architectural historian, will deliver a lecture at the “First Skyscrapers | Skyscraper Firsts” symposium in Chicago on October 31. The symposium is presented by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) and the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) in conjunction with the...

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Professor Elected to IJAC Editorial Board
Dimitris Papanikolaou joins board of editors for architectural computing journal.
   October 2, 2019

Assistant Professor Dimitris Papanikolaou has been elected to the editorial board of the International Journal of Architectural Computing. The International Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC) is a peer-reviewed journal founded by international organizations dedicated to promoting collaborative research and...

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Professor Designs World's Fair of Money Medal
Professor Jamie Franki designed the 2019 World's Fair of Money medal.
   September 27, 2019

Associate Professor of Illustration Jamie Franki designed the official medal for the 2019 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Chicago World’s Fair of Money. Held August 13-17 in Rosemont, Illinois, it was the ANA's 128th Anniversary Convention. The medal features Abraham Lincoln framed by stalks of wheat inspired by the "wheat" penny on its obverse; the reverse side depicts...

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