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Mason Gross School faculty may submit news by contacting their departmental PR liaisons.

RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Heather Hart’s “Oracle of the Twelve Tenses” opened in September at Queens Museum. ART & DESIGN
  • Nomadland, co-produced by filmmaking faculty member Mollye Asher, has won the Golden Lion at the 2020 Venice Film Festival. FILMMAKING
  • Pam Tanowitz will premiere a work as part of the NYC Ballet’s Festival of New Choreography this October. DANCE
  • Musicology professor Eduardo Herrera released a new publication with Oxford University Press, Elite Art Worlds: Philanthropy, Latin Americanism, and Avant-garde Music. MUSIC
  • Dance chair Julia Ritter‘s book Tandem Dances is being published by Oxford Academic (Oxford University Press) this fall. DANCE

RECENT NEWS

Documentary Film Lab premieres Greenland narrative at international festivals

Documentary Film Lab premieres Greenland narrative at international festivals

Utuqaq, a production of the Rutgers Documentary Film Lab in collaboration with the Rutgers Department of Geography, will premiere a... READ MORE

Dance faculty Barbara Angeline finds unexpected benefits of virtual teaching

Dance faculty Barbara Angeline finds unexpected benefits of virtual teaching

Dance faculty member Barbara Angeline discovered there could be benefits to teaching her class virtually after the pandemic made i... READ MORE

Art & Design Professor Steffani Jemison named 2020 Guggenheim Fellow

Art & Design Professor Steffani Jemison named 2020 Guggenheim Fellow

Department of Art & Design media professor Steffani Jemison is one of 175 scholars, artists, writers, and scientists named Solomon R. ... READ MORE

Associate Director of Music Department receives Chancellor’s and Provost’s Awards for Faculty Excellence

Associate Director of Music Department receives Chancellor’s and Provost’s Awards for Faculty Excellence

Associate Director Rebecca Cypess is a recipient of a Provost’s Award, which honors faculty whose research area aims to achiev... READ MORE

Department of Art & Design announces Park McArthur as New Tepper Chair

Department of Art & Design announces Park McArthur as New Tepper Chair

On February 18, the Rutgers Board of Governors officially appointed Park McArthur to the Tepper Family Endowed Chair in Visual Art... READ MORE

Kara Walker Presents: The Colossus of Rutgers exhibit set for May 11–25 at Brooklyn Army Terminal

Kara Walker Presents: The Colossus of Rutgers exhibit set for May 11–25 at Brooklyn Army Terminal

As a culmination of her tenure as the Tepper Chair, Kara Walker presents an exhibition of works by MFA students and alums who hav... READ MORE

Music faculty Nancy Yunhwa Rao receives three awards for her latest book

Music faculty Nancy Yunhwa Rao receives three awards for her latest book

Rutgers University’s Nancy Yunhwa Rao recently received the third award for her latest book, Chinatown Opera Theater in North America ... READ MORE

Head of Documentary Film Lab premieres film on PBS

Head of Documentary Film Lab premieres film on PBS

Thomas Lennon, the Academy Award-winning head of the Documentary Film Lab at the Rutgers Filmmaking Center, has directed a film tha... READ MORE

Didier William appointed Assistant Professor in Expanded Print

Didier William appointed Assistant Professor in Expanded Print

Mason Gross School of the Arts welcomes Didier William to the Department of Art & Design. His appointment begins fall 2019... READ MORE