Annual Conference | Online November 3-5
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The event returns March 9-11, 2022 in Washington DC, hosted by Steelcase Learning and CannonDesign in partnership with Virginia Tech
The new entry details collaboration between a visual artist and a research scientist
Implicit/Explicit: Delve Deeper Into Tacit Practices
A deck for faculty and academic leaders who are charged with aligning tenure and promotion policy with institutional values of arts integration and interdisciplinarity
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The Arts at the University of Cincinnati
The University of Cincinnati’s cutting edge transdisciplinary research, practice and teaching is evidenced in programs such as Digital Futures, the Community Change Collaborative (C3); the Institute for the Advanced Study of Democracy & Culture, the UC Strange Tools Lab, the UC Biodesign Challenge Lab , the Institute for Research in Sensing (IRiS), and Sustainability@UC. These programs build upon the foundation of the academic offerings at the UC College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) , the UC College Conservatory of Music (CCM), the UC College of Arts & Sciences (A&S), the UC College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS), and the UC College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services (CECH).
The Arts at the University of Georgia
The University of Georgia is enlivened by a dynamic, multi-faceted community of artists and researchers in the arts. The University of Georgia Arts Council, the Willson Center for the Humanities, and Ideas for Creative Exploration foster advanced interdisciplinary exchange on campus in and through the arts. Academic programs in the arts are housed in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, the Department of Theatre and Film Studies, and the Department of Dance.
The Arts at the University of Utah
UtahPresents is the multi-disciplinary arts presenter at the University of Utah, bringing a wide range of arts and culture experiences to campus and the region. Utah has a particularly strong range of programs in arts in health, including the Program in Medical Ethics and Humanities , the Resiliency Center, and the Linda B. and Robert B. Wiggins Wellness and Integrative Health Center at the Huntsman Cancer Institute.