UT Arlington Offers New Medical Humanities Course

The University of Texas at Arlington will offer an interdisciplinary medical humanities class, HUMA 3340 (for undergraduate and degreed undergraduate students) and (HUMA 5392, for graduate students), that will be housed in the Department of Philosophy and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts.  Elisabeth Cawthon, Dean of the college, envisions that the class will…

COLA Celebrates Spring 2015 Commencement

Several thousand UT Arlington faculty, students, family members and friends were on-hand Friday, May 15, for the Spring 2015 College of Liberal Arts Commencement at the College Park Center. Dallas attorney Jeronimo Valdez (’99) gave the keynote address and nearly 800 graduates walked across the stage to receive their diplomas.  

COLA Notes for May 2015

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: Associate Professor Darryl Lauster authored an op-ed piece for The Conversation focused on debate spurred by Ohad Meromi’s “Sunbather,” an abstract figuration embellished in bright pink that has been selected for installation in Long Island City. … A PaperCityMag.com story about the…

COLA Faculty Honored for Creative Work

Faculty from across the University of Texas at Arlington was feted April 21 in the 2014 Faculty Creative Works in the Sixth Floor Parlor of the Central Library. Hundreds of faculty members were honored for their research, performance and artistic contributions in 2014. Below is a list of all College of Liberal Arts contributions. More…

COLA Notes for April 2015

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: Lecturer Patricia Newton was quoted in a Palm Beach Post story about female characters’ likability. … The Dallas Morning News reported on “Subject: Disability,” a new exhibition that ran Feb. 28-April 4 at the Gallery at UTA. … Associate Professor Bart Weiss,…

COLA Notes for February 2015

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: WOAI/NBC 4 in San Antonio interviewed Associate Professor Ya’Ke Smith, the Morgan Woodward Distinguished Professor of Film, about his short film, “dawn.” The movie will premiere on HBO next month. … Assistant Professor Justin Ginsberg (MFA, ’11) and Jeff Gibbons (MFA,…

COLA Notes for December 2014

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: The Examiner.com reported on a new mural that was created, designed and painted by Senior Lecturer Carlos Donjuan and his team from Sour Grapes. … The Nasher Sculpture Center.org noted that Professor Nancy Palmeri, printmaker and director of the Master of…

COLA Dean Steps Down, Returns to Faculty

Dr. Beth Wright, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and a distinguished art historian, has announced that she will step down Dec. 31 after serving in her academic leadership position for more than a decade. A national search for Wright’s successor will begin immediately, according to the Office of the Provost. Wright plans to…

Philosophy, Literature Intersect at Hermanns

An exploration of philosophy, technology and literature will be the centerpiece of the 2014 Hermanns Lecture Series in October. The two-day event, sponsored by the Department of English and the Department of Philosophy and Humanities, will be held Oct. 23-24 in the School of Architecture building and the E.H. Hereford University Center’s Rio Grande Room….

COLA Notes for September 2014

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: Senior Lecturer Mark Clive and MFA students Ryan Britton and Brendan Feltrup-Exum will work on safety training documentary for UTA’s Division for Enterprise Development. The Centers for Disease Control and National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health awarded the UTA group…