What's New at the Graduate School

  • Posted November 17th, 2009 - Ph.D. student Julie-Ann Scott recently won the Top Contributed Paper award for the Performance Studies Divison of the National Communication Association, for a paper titled "Cripping the Workspace: Physically Disabled Professionals Personal Narratives as Performance of Identity". Graduate students and faculty members can submit papers to appear on the top contributed paper panel at NCA. The top 4 of all submissions are chosen for presentation and the t...
  • Posted February 10th, 2009 - Gabriella D'Italia, a MFA Intermedia student has been selected for the first National Biennial Exhibition of MFA Students for her piece Gold Quilts.  The Imaging Desire: Aegis First Biennial Graduate Student Exhibition  will be shown in Gallery X at the Hite Art Institute at the University of Louisville, KY from February 12th to March 21st.
  • Posted November 5th, 2009 - Juan Luis Garcia, a doctoral student in Earth Sciences, has been awarded a 2010-2011 graduate scholarship from the Organization of the American States (OAS) for up to two years, valued at $30,000/year. Further information on OAS scholarships is at: http://www.educoas.org/portal/en/oasbecas/about.aspx. Garcia is researching glacial geology in southern Chile under the guidance of Dr. Brenda Hall.Mr. Garcia's research focuses on the glacial history of the Torre...
  • Posted October 9, 2009 His essay, "Opening the Source of Art," can be viewed at:The abstract of the essay reads: "The open source community has developed a number of tools and philosophies to assist in distributed software development. The Still Water Lab at the University of Maine believes that these tools and philosophies can be adapted to facilitate other forms of distributed creative endeavors. It has developed two tools that reinterpret the ideas used in open source so...