In the fourth episode of the series, hosts Jager and Ferguson are joined by actress Christina Ochoa; Dean of the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver, Laurence Kaptain; and entrepreneur Rich Sloan.
This fall 25 undergraduates from the College of Arts & Media, the College of Engineering, Design & Computing, and the Business School joined the inaugural Design Horizons LABS Entrepreneurial Fellows Program, an immersive nine-month learning journey for undergraduate students passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation, design, and all forms of creativity.
Are you listening to Finn O’Sullivan? She's making major waves in the singer/songwriter scene with her witty lyrics and perfectly-crafted songs––in fact, she's won the grand prize in the folk category of the The John Lennon Songwriting Contest for the title song of her first LP, "When the Power Comes Back On." Now she is she's competing head to head for the Lennon Award, which is determined by voting.
Drew Young, CU Denver visiting professor of Music Business, brings experience as a music industry pro and a lifelong recording artist to "understand and teach music not just as a product– but from its emotional core.”
Music majors and music pros are discovering how to find success while navigating the impacts of COVID on recording and production work. Majoring In Music talked to students and alums of top music programs, including University of Colorado Denver Recording Arts alum, Aaron Daniels. He's found himself busier (& more successful) than ever because of his diverse skill set and willingness to be flexible.
CU Denver and the College of Arts & Media (CAM) will bid farewell to one of its respected leaders and visionaries, Laurie Baefsky, as she departs her role as Associate Dean of Research and Strategic Partnerships at CAM for Dean of the College of Arts and Media at the University of Montana. Her new position speaks greatly to her ability to elevate academic institutions and advance arts-integrated creative scholarship.
Teri Wilson, Director of Human Resources at CU Denver’s College of Arts & Media (CAM), has been elected to the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the College & University Association for Human Resources (CUPA) Executive Board.
In fall of 2020, Lee will be attending Sunway University in Kuala Lumpur, earning a scholarship towards a Masters in Creative Arts & Media. It’s huge investment in her commitment to reaching her goals–she has been accepted to prestigious graduate programs in the U.S., but connections to Sunway through a CAM partnership for cultural and scholarly exchange and a graduate program that aligns with her professional ambitions have led her to take on the challenge of international study.
Maria Buszek, CU Denver Art History faculty, has co-edited the prolific and acclaimed book A Companion to Feminist Art, published by Wiley-Blackwel. In March, she will travel to Cambridge University to speak of the contributions of Linda Sterling, who will be highlighted in Buszek's upcoming book, The Art of Noise.
Urgent Importance, a timely and thought-provoking collection of work highlighting the paintings and mixed media pieces by Julie Puma, will be on display at the Emmanuel Art Gallery and virtually at Emmanualgallery.org from September 2 – October 9, 2020.