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Conveying A Message

Conveying A Message

Born in the Kurdish region of Iran, Pedram Baldari, assistant professor of studio art, takes experiences from his upbringing, his time in the U.S. and issues that he finds meaningful and incorporates them into his art research. From the idea of homeland citizenship to colonization to war, Baldari believes that issues and topics are a way for art enthusiasts to get a sense of others’ struggles.

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Researcher Finds Health Holds Sway in Consumer Textile Furnishing Buying

Researcher Finds Health Holds Sway in Consumer Textile Furnishing Buying

Hae Jin Gam, associate professor of fashion design, received a “Best Paper” award from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences for research on the effects of health consciousness on environmentally sustainable textile furnishing product purchasing.

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Studio Art Graduate Student Creates Sculptures Inspired by UNT Plant Research

Studio Art Graduate Student Creates Sculptures Inspired by UNT Plant Research

Lately, Phil Samson has been pouring over scientific research papers from scholars in UNT’s College of Science. Though the studio art graduate student in the College of Visual Arts and Design has no background in science, he’s found the research to be quite an artistic muse. His own attempts at planting a pandemic garden in his backyard last year and experience helping relatives during the summer...

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UNT Professor Earns Fulbright to Teach Jazz Improvisation in Egypt

UNT Professor Earns Fulbright to Teach Jazz Improvisation in Egypt

Dave Meder, assistant professor of jazz piano, recently received a Fulbright Visual and Performing Arts Award, which will take him to Egypt next spring to explore and refine his own teaching methodology of improvisation with students at the Cairo Conservatoire. Meder, an award-winning jazz pianist and composer, also studies the development of jazz improvisation.

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Advanced 3D-printing Labs to Produce Face Shields

Advanced 3D-printing Labs to Produce Face Shields

UNT engineers and artists are working together to create face shields for faculty and students to use once laboratories on campus start to reopen.

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