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Amy Schissel Exhibition

painting prof. awarded grant

Amy Schissel was awarded a $25,000 grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Painters and Sculptors Program.

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Travis Stimeling

Music professor earns NEH fellowship to create the first historical record of 'Nashville Sound'

Prof. Stimeling has received a $50,400 fellowship from the National Endowment of the Humanities to chronicle the history of musicians and record production in Nashville between 1955 and 1973, known as country music’s “Nashville Sound” era.

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Tori working with students

Helping through Dance

Students in the West Virginia University dance program are taught that “everyone is a dancer.” A three-week study abroad trip to France showed dance and psychology dual major Tori Pierce just how true that is.

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2017 Freddy Awards Scholarship

Apply now to audition for a Fine Arts Scholarship (University tuition waiver) to the WVU School of Theatre & Dance. To be eligible for this award, your high school must be a Freddy participant in 2017. The award is intended for students wishing to be enrolled as a WVU student in the Fall of 2018. Auditions will take place the State Theatre in Easton, PA from 2-5 p.m. on May 20, 2017. Winners will be announced live during the Freddy Broadcast later that week.

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Luke Diamond

Luke Diamond

For as long as he can remember, West Virginia University student Luke Diamond has envisioned scripting and composing his own music productions. As a senior music composition major, Diamond has turned his vision into reality.
Art and Linda Jacknowitz

Art and Linda Jacknowitz

Art Jacknowitz and his wife, Linda established the Abby Robin Jacknowitz School Travel Fund at the Art Museum of WVU. The fund pays for school visits to the museum for primary and secondary students, customized programs at various grade levels, snacks and art supplies for hands-on activities.


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