UMN Morris Faculty, Students, and Alumni in the News
Jonathan Campbel,Assistant Professor of Music, and his Jazz Ensemble I earned third-place honors in the college division of the University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Competition. The competition is one of the largest and oldest educational jazz festivals in the world.
Jason Ramey, Assistant Professor of Studio Art, received a $75,000 grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation to upgrade UMN Morris's sculpture studio.
Andrew Stansbury,Assistant Professor of Studio Art, was recognized for his work in the exhibition"To Be Human" and also for curating the "Queer Craft" exhibit in the Morrison Art Gallery, MPR News
Olivia Carlson ’20, art history and studio art, proposed, designed, and curated "Insectarium" exhibit at Stevens County Historical Society & Museum, spring 2019.
First-year studentsinJulia Dabbs' IC Course, "Art + History, UMM + Community," were shown working on their barn quilt projects in Pioneer Public Television's Prairie Yard and Garden episode on "Barn Quilts & Flowers." The quilt will be unveiled on the UMM Seed Barn in May 2019 and become part of the Stevens County Barn Quilt Trail.
Sarah LaVoy-Brunette '19, art history, classics AOC, medieval studies, had her paper, "Seeing God in Word and Image: The Seafarer and the Fuller Brooch," accepted for presentation at the International Congress on Medieval Studies to be held at Western Michigan University in May 2019.