As a graduating senior, learning she had won an award from IU's Office of the Provost for her undergraduate research was the perfect way for fashion design student Marley Isaacson to end her collegiate career.On May 6, she will be awarded her undergraduate degree from the School of Art and Design knowing that she made the most of her four years at Indiana University.
IU School of Art and Design senior lecturer Jon Racek created a customized, 3-D arm that will enable Violet Hall to pursue her goals of playing a musical instrument, easily riding a bike and pursuing typical activities of a 9-year old.
On April 26, world-renowned architect I.M. Pei celebrated his 100th birthday.I.M. Pei's centennial comes at a significant moment in IU's history as its top-rated art museum, designed by Pei, begins a $30 million renovation and IU's School of Art and Design prepares to welcome the inaugural class to its newly approved Master of Architecture.
When people walk or drive past McCalla School on Ninth Street in Bloomington, they are greeted with an obvious former elementary school building with beautiful, green landscaping on the building's east side.But for about two weeks starting April 7, that grassy field will be covered with large-scale sculptures that students from Indiana University's School of Art and Design have been working on all semester.
Indiana University Bloomington will celebrate the launch of the new School of Art and Design and rededicate the school's new office, classroom and studio space in Kirkwood Hall next week.The ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m. April 7 in Alumni Hall at the Indiana Memorial Union. A reception will follow at Kirkwood Hall.
Our goal is to provide an outstanding education that centers on creativity and innovation in the context of a liberal arts education. The School of Art and Design has brought together these very strong programs in art, design and merchandising in a technology-rich environment that encourages collaborative learning.
"What I like about IU is that I can study graphic design while having the opportunity to take business classes and get a marketing minor," said Katie Flegenheimer, a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
Indiana University Bloomington will offer a new Master of Architecture degree program based in the campus's new School of Art and Design, beginning in the fall of 2018.
Randy Long, professor of metalsmithing and jewelry, is promoted to distinguished professor, alongside eight additional Indiana University scholars and researchers.