Writing Center Director Recognized for Exemplary Instruction In and Out of the Classroom
Mary Isbell, Ph.D., an assistant professor of English, is the fifth recipient of the Bucknall Excellence in Teaching Award that was created by the University’s Board chair to annually recognize the commitment of an exceptional faculty member.
ArtSpace’s City-Wide Open Studios Brings Students, New Haven Art Community Together
A month-long event that draws thousands of visitors and more than 400 artists to the Greater New Haven area each year, ArtSpace’s City-Wide Open Studios enables artists to share their work with the community. For the second year, the University of New Haven’s Department of Communication, Film, and Media Studies, under the guidance of adjunct professor Nicki Chavoya, has partnered with the event to interview participating artists, explore the New Haven art scene, and exhibit students’ works.
University of New Haven Theater Program to Present ‘The Wolves'
A former Pulitzer Prize finalist for drama, "The Wolves" follows the teenage members of a high school girls soccer team as they explore important questions together. The curtain comes up Wednesday through Saturday, November 13 to 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Bucknall Theater in Dodds Hall.
Portfolio Prep Workshops
This workshop is designed to give students an opportunity to supplement their portfolios with strong visual artwork, which will ultimately give them well-rounded portfolios. Students are encouraged to bring in personal work for review as well. Students will be instructed by Art & Design faculty at the University of New Haven.
Artist Enjoys Sharing Work with Students, New Haven Community, and People Around the World
Get to know Jacquelyn Gleisner, MFA, practitioner in residence in the University of New Haven’s art and design department, who was recently selected as visiting critic-in-residence for The Chart, an online arts journal dedicated to raising visibility of writing about the arts.
A University-Wide Focus on Studying the Humanities Broadens Students’ Horizons
Brett McCormick, Ph.D., chair of the University’s Division of Humanities, helps ensure that students have a variety of opportunities to study the humanities, enabling them to discover new interests, enrich their education, and prepare for success throughout their lives.
The Todd Jokl Visual & Performing Arts Scholarship
The University of New Haven and the Arts Council of Greater New Haven have teamed up to offer a new scholarship for high school students who want to major in the arts at the University of New Haven. The scholarship award is $20,000, which is equivalent to $5,000 per academic year for four consecutive years.
High School Students Get Behind-the-Scenes Look at Opportunities in Film and Theater
As part of the University of New Haven's Film and Theater Academy, high school students learned the art of storytelling, crafting pieces about themselves and their communities, while exploring roles on stage, in front of the camera, and behind the lens.
Chair of University’s Art and Design Program Uses Art to Examine the ‘Nature of Nature’
Get to know Joe Smolinski, the University of New Haven’s chair of art and design, whose work includes projects that raise meaningful questions, explore the role of technology in our environment, and, even, generate electricity.
University of New Haven Alumnus Worked as Production Assistant on Highly Anticipated Joker Movie
Nicholas Graham ’16, who is pursuing an MFA in cinema directing at Columbia College Chicago, was part of the crew on “Joker,” a Warner Brothers film starring Robert De Niro and Joaquin Phoenix that is due out later this year.
Lab Manager to Make Stage Debut in Upcoming ‘Matilda’ Production
Jennifer Passaretti of the University’s Department of Biology and Environmental Science gets out of the laboratory and on to the stage to play Zinnia Wormwood in Wallingford Community Theater’s ‘Matilda.’ The curtain comes up August 1 to 3 at 7:30 p.m.