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2015 MFA/BFA/BA award winners

Author: Dept. Staff

The Department of Art, Art History & Design would like to congratulate all our award winners at this year's MFA BFA BA Thesis Exhibition.

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Sarah Edmands Martin wins Walter Beardsley Award for thesis installation "The Princess & The Beast"

Author: Evan Bryson


Sarah Martin, a third-year graduate student in the department of Art, Art History and Design, received the Walter Beardsley Award from the Snite Museum of Art for her thesis installation The Princess & The Beast. Charles Loving, Director of the Snite, presented the award during the opening reception for the 2015 Thesis Exhibition, held the evening of April 10.

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Charles Rosenberg: new publication and lectures

Author: Dept. Staff

In addition to being guest editor for The Medal, spring 2015, Art History Professor Emeritus Charles Rosenberg will have published next month "Rembrandt's Etching of The Stoning of St. Stephen and the Remonstrant Controversy, Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte 78 (2015): 94-105.

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Peni Acayo and Enrique Colon take first place at Scholars Research Symposium

Author: Dept. Staff

University of Notre Dame Visual Communication Design Research Associate Peni Acayo and MFA student Enrique Colon both won first place at the 7th annual GSU & Office of Postdoctoral Scholars Research Symposium.


Peni took first place in the post-doctoral category of humanities for her research poster presentation "Healthcare Communication Tools"…

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College of Arts and Letters Launches New Program in Design Thinking

Author: Carrie Gates

Richard Gray

In fall 2015, the College of Arts and Letters will launch a new Collaborative Innovation program that focuses on the principles of design thinking—a powerful approach for solving real-world problems. “A dynamic, iterative, and deeply human process, design thinking prepares students for the type of collaborative, cross-disciplinary work they will encounter after graduation, no matter what career paths they pursue,” said Richard Gray, chair of the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, which will be home to the new program.

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Robert Sedlack Receives 2015 Ganey Award for Community-Based Research

Author: JP Shortall

Robert Sedlack

Robert Sedlack, associate professor of visual communication design in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, is the recipient of the 2015 Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D., Faculty Community-Based Research Award, given annually by the Notre Dame Center for Social Concerns. The award honors a Notre Dame faculty member whose research has made a contribution in collaboration with local community organizations.

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