• Outstanding Seniors

    Give it up for our 2016 Outstanding Seniors! 

  • Smarts

    Congratulations to the graduating class of 2016! 

  • TRAVERSE

    On 5/9, dancers, a choreographer, and filmmakers create a film project called "TRAVERSE" highlighting choreography inspired by Utah's iconic landscapes. 

The Finer Points Blog

2016 Outstanding Seniors
05-04-2016
Art & Art History: Mariko AzumaMariko Azuma’s Japanese background and upbringing has allowed her a unique perspective on art history and Asian studies. Learning about history through art has led her to graduate from the Honors College with a double major in Art History and Asian Studies in Spring 2016.Azuma’s Honors Thesis, supported by the U’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) for two semesters, was...
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U dancers, filmmakers TRAVERSE Utah for interdisciplinary experiment
04-25-2016
The Department of Film & Media Arts, Department of Modern Dance, and TWIG Media Lab are bubbling at the brim with excitement for their upcoming project, “TRAVERSE.” On May 9, six dancers and one choreographer will set off on a five-day journey across Utah with four filmmakers, stopping at off-the-beaten-path locations to choreograph and film works inspired by the landscape.  “The creation of these dances,...
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Celebrating 5 faculty members’ latest achievements 
04-25-2016
In keeping with our traditional legacy, the College of Fine Arts faculty members have been making a name for themselves within and outside of the University. While this post is not anywhere near exhaustive, here are the stories of five such faculty successes.  Martine Kei Green-Rogers, Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre, received the John Park Fellowship at the University for Fall...
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Animation is not for the faint of heart
04-22-2016
This is a guest post by Animation Honors Bachelor of Arts student, Taylor Mott.On Wednesday, April 27 at 9 am, the Department of Film & Media Arts will have its screening of animation student’s work in the Fort Douglass Post Theatre. Professor Lien Fan Shen, the animation head chair, has hunted down animation students’ works to be shown on the silver screen to celebrate all...
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Enter our World Part III : A finished senior work
04-20-2016
This is the final installment of a three-part series by guest blogger Vixy Boldt from the Department of Modern DanceThis blog series has taken you behind the scenes of “Shirts & Skins,” also known as Modern Dance Senior Concert. Part I showed readers the process of choosing a guest choreographer, and Part II revealed what it was like to work with our chosen guest choreographer,...
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The Ballet Department seniors have their last laugh together
04-14-2016
This is a guest post from Department of Ballet undergraduate, Molly CookAs the student body begins to cram for the last few weeks of school, the seniors of the Department of Ballet are also cramming in final rehearsals for their last show at the U. Each year the seniors of the program put together a mixed repertoire of classical ballet and their own original work....
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Three days, three new plays
04-13-2016
A guest post by Department of Theatre Associate Professor Tim Slover You are cordially invited to attend the Department of Theatre’s New Plays Workshop staged readings. Come experience theatre at the cutting edge, and help shape its future. Performances will be at 7:00 pm in Studio 115 (Performing Arts Building) on April 26-28. There will be a talk-back with the creative team of each play...
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Huntsman Cancer Institute at the U. Makes Healing an Art Form
04-12-2016
Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) has a long legacy of leading the world in cancer treatment. As a National Cancer Institute Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, it meets the highest standards of cancer care and research. But, it hasn’t become a leader just by perfecting the already-established methodologies of treatment. At HCI, they constantly seek out and implement innovative therapies – and for the last decade, more...
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