Student team leader for the UNLV Solar Decathlon on live chat with the Smithsonian Institution's Folk Life Festival
On Friday, June 26, “Traditional Knowledge & Innovative Design at the Solar Decathlon.” was streamed live on the Smithsonian Folklife Festival website, as well as the Smithsonian Folklife Facebook and YouTube pages and will feature Ryan Manthei, student team leader for the UNLV Solar Decathlon.
This year, the Folklife Festival explored how cultural knowledge shapes the ways we...
Reflections on Our Time in History - A Message from Dean Nancy Uscher
We are living in tumultuous times. Each day thousands of people are marching proudly in the streets of cities and towns, big and small, urban and rural. The crowds are growing. We have come together to turn our grief and heartache for George Floyd and other victims of unspeakable violence and senseless cruelty into an overwhelming outpouring of the human spirit to guide the change that is...
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Dear Class of 2020 Graduates of the College of Fine Arts:
Congratulations on the monumental achievement of earning your college degree! This is one of the most significant accomplishments of one’s lifetime. I join you, your family and friends in celebrating this outstanding milestone. Our virtual graduation ceremony and tribute to you can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/...
UNLV College of Fine Arts Virtual Graduation Online Tribute
Video Stream can be found on our Youtube Channel.
2:00pm PST Message from Nancy Uscher
2:03pm PST Message from Stacy Shapin
2:04pm PST Entertainment, Engineering and Design graduating name scroll
2:05pm PST UNLV Architecture graduating name scroll and message from Steffen Lehmann
2:12pm PST UNLV Art graduating name scroll and message from Marcus Civin
2:16pm PST UNLV Film graduating name...
These weeks of living in isolation have given many of us the chance to reflect on our values -- and to affirm how nurturing and uplifting it is to come together as a community to make art. The importance of finding one’s own creative expression is not in opposition to collaboration. These are, in fact, complementary concepts. Through working with others, we uncover...
Early on in the pandemic crisis, I spoke about the possibility that this especially difficult and unsettling time might also be a rich opportunity to reflect on life and the future. In fact, I have observed over the last weeks the inception of particularly inventive and interesting creative endeavors in our college. Many of our students appear to be motivated to try out...
Monday Message from Dean Nancy J. Uscher - April 27
We are living in a new reality. A colleague recently wrote to me that “Our worlds have turned upside down, have they not?” We are struggling to adapt to a wildly unfamiliar landscape. Day-to-day life has been completely upended.
Many of us are experiencing fear and anxiety, while at the same time being touched by feelings of hope, creativity and possibility. With all...
Monday Message from Dean Nancy J. Uscher - April 20
Greetings to all!
In this time of remote living, we have been transformed by global forces and are coping with uncharted territory. This pandemic scenario unfolded so quickly that the reality of the situation has been difficult to grasp. There are some mornings when I wake up not quite remembering the present circumstances and then suddenly I do recall (with a bit of a...
Tales from the COVID-19 lockdown: Andi Torrealba Bodnariuk (Architecture '05)
This end-of-week Covid shutdown story comes from the Seattle area, the first area hit by the crisis. Andi Torrealba Bodnariuk (Architecture '05) is making smart use of her time:
"I am working with BLRB Architects, Construction Administration and Architecture. I moved to Washington state in 2016 at the boom to work in construction and design project management, in the Seattle area and...