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Living Art: The Triumph of Isabella

September 25, 2018 School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

The School of Theatre, Dance, and Performing Arts brings 17th century Belgian painting to life at the "Triumph of Isabella"

ARHU Faculty Earn Promotion and Tenure

September 25, 2018 American Studies, Art, Classics, Communication, English, History, Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Program and Center for Jewish Studies, Philosophy, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, School of Music, Second Language Acquisition

22 faculty members from the College of Arts and Humanities have received promotion and/or tenure.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Jim Henson’s Time as a Terp

September 24, 2018

On muppet maker’s birthday, take a seat—and a pic.

UMD Receives Funding to Produce Yearlong Kurt Weill Festival

September 24, 2018 School of Music

Students and audiences will experience the composer’s complex musical range.

2018 State of the College Address

September 24, 2018

Remarks by Dean Thornton Dill to students, faculty and staff at the college’s annual convocation.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Stress of Being a Minority Faculty Member

September 23, 2018 Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity, Women's Studies

An author examines the ways in which elite colleges can be toxic to the minority faculty members they hire, and what might be done to improve the situation.

Maryland Today

A New Round for Applause

September 19, 2018 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Student-designed furniture rounds out café renovation.

Maryland Today

Dressed in Time

September 18, 2018 School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

Spike Lee turns to MFA grad to costume his casts.

The Diamondback

"Moving Visuals" at the Driskell Center is Shocking and Enlightening

September 16, 2018 College of Arts and Humanities

The "Moving Visuals" exhibit deals with issues of blackness, power and identity through bizarre videos and nude performance.

Arts and Humanities Faculty Named 2018 Distinguished University Professors

September 13, 2018 College of Arts and Humanities, Philosophy, School of Music

Peter Carruthers and Chris Gekker receive the university’s highest academic honor for faculty.