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University of the Arts Announces 2021 Honorary Degree Candidates
April 15, 2021, 9:34 am
University of the Arts is honoring two extremely accomplished individuals at its virtual Commencement ceremony this year: Agnes Gund and Carrie Mae Weems. UArts’ virtual Commencement ceremony will be celebrated Saturday, May 22, at 10 a.m. EDT, via commencement.uarts.edu.
Skylar Watkins '21 (Film) Shoots Music Video for Low Cut Connie
April 12, 2021, 3:03 pm
UArts Film major Skylar Watkins ‘21 just produced and directed a new music video for the band Low Cut Connie. The video is for the song “Charyse”, which is the latest single from the band’s 2020 double album, Private Lives.
'Abortion Helpline, This is Lisa' shortlisted for the 93rd Academy Awards Documentary Short Subject Category
April 12, 2021, 2:53 pm
University of the Arts Professor and Film Program Director Mike Attie’s recent short documentary, Abortion Helpline, This is Lisa, was shortlisted in the Documentary Short Subject Category for the 93rd Annual Academy Awards.
Excellence in Service & Leadership Nominees
April 9, 2021, 4:07 pm
The Excellence in Service & Leadership in Visual Arts
Distinguished Contributions Award Nominees
April 9, 2021, 3:52 pm
The nominees for this category have been said to “amplify student voices” and have “made it a priority to be a part of the community every day." These students have been involved in numerous ways through serving as a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Fellow to working to help build community through positions in Campus Life; they've worked to develop new programming initiatives in their
Inclusive Excellence Award Nominees
April 9, 2021, 1:22 pm
The nominees for this category are students and student organizations that advocate for social justice both at UArts and in other spaces in their communities. Some organizations work to provide platforms for diverse voices and to celebrate various identities and the art they create.
Student Leader of the Year Award Nominees
April 9, 2021, 11:58 am
A student leader is not only a student that has been heavily involved on campus, but also fulfills the mission and vision of the university. The students nominated for the Student Leader of the Year award do just that; they exemplify what advancing human creativity looks like while staying committed to social justice and equity.
Organization of the Year Award Nominees
April 9, 2021, 11:55 am
The nominees for this category have been wonderful organizations on our campus for many years and have found ways to uplift our university community through the programming they provide.
New Student Organization of the Year Award Nominees
April 9, 2021, 11:46 am
The nominees for this category have all hit the ground running with their new student organizations and have already made a lasting impact on our university community.
Program of the Year Award Nominees
April 9, 2021, 11:37 am
The programs in this category have been nominated because they have helped to “foster a sense of belonging” and have created a space for students to gather in community with one another. These programs have had a variety of focuses from producing music in a virtual world, working toward educating their peers on anti-racism, to providing space for students to get together virtually weekly to pla
Rising Star Award Nominees
April 9, 2021, 10:49 am
The nominees in this category have lost no time getting involved at UArts. They have started their own clubs and organizations, been involved in numerous productions, have served as First Year Guides and Social Connectors and they remain positive contributors to class discussion.
Peer Mentor Award Nominees
April 9, 2021, 10:37 am
The nominees in this category have provided mentorship for their peers in numerous ways. They've hosted virtual events for students in their major to ensure they're still working and creating in community, they've inspired other students to take on leadership positions, and have mentored new students through their position as First Year Guide.
Alum Featured on TIME Magazine Cover
February 26, 2021, 9:25 am
When Lavett Ballard got an email about appearing on the cover of TIME magazine, she thought it was a joke. “I was really going to ignore it but something inside me said that if it's real, I better contact them back, just to be sure.” Sure enough, the email was real.