Professor of Art Laylah Ali has received the Dean’s Medal for outstanding contributions to the field of art from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis.
The New York Times says J. Leland Miller Professor of American History, Literature and Eloquence James Shepard is the 2016 winner of the Rea Award for the Short Story.
Faison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of Art History Michael Lewis lends his expertise to this Wall Street Journal review of a new book on architect Louis Kahn.
Choreographer Will Rawls ’00 co-organized a dance project that paid tribute to the dance world’s losses to AIDS.
Chaedria LaBouvier ’07 brought Jean-Michel Basquiat’s powerful work, “Defacement,” to WCMA to engage the community in conversations about race and police brutality.
Kristen Anderson-Lopez ’94 is on a mission to make Broadway heroines weird and wonderful.
Audrey Bell ’10 is one of two artists inaugurating Mississippi State University’s Emerging Craftsperson Residency program.
Composer-lyricist William Finn ’74, cofounder and artistic producer of Barrington Stage Company’s Musical Theatre Lab, has made it his mission to help young composers develop their musicals.
Novelist Jay McInerney ’76 and his new book were featured in The New Yorker.
Music Department artist-in-residence Kris Allen is out with a new album, “Beloved,” that is winning great reviews.