The University's monthly email newsletter strives to communicate to important external audiences the exciting University-related events, programs, awards, recognitions and other items of interest happening on campus and in our creative community.
UArts Announces Undergraduate Collaboration with Thomas Jefferson University
July 16, 2020, 10:53 am
Letter from Dean Elman to Creative Writing Incoming and Returning Students
June 30, 2020, 2:47 pm
To our wonderful Creative Writers,
Critical Studies Fall 2020 Course updates
June 29, 2020, 1:58 pm
While your creative writing courses this fall will be a mix of in-person and online, all of your critical studies classes will be fully-online.
Message from Zach Savich, Outgoing Director of Creative Writing
June 29, 2020, 1:41 pm
Dear Creative Writers:
18 UArts Alumni Behind Your Screen
June 29, 2020, 9:25 am
Did you know about all the incredible UArts alumni behind the bingeable TV shows, movies and video games keeping you occupied in quarantine?
Here are just a few.
Film Program Director Wins AFI Grand Jury Prize
June 26, 2020, 12:18 pm
2020年欧洲杯谁能夺冠On June 22, the American Film Institute (AFI) announced its award winners.
Kym Moore Appointed Dean of the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts at University of the Arts
June 25, 2020, 2:17 pm
Kym Moore, an innovative and imaginative leader, theater-maker and scholar who continues to demonstrate the interconnected power of creative disciplines to impact and shape our reality, will join University of the Arts as dean of the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts.
Walter Dallas Leaves Behind a Legendary Legacy
June 24, 2020, 4:40 pm
Walter Dallas—the first director of UArts’ Theater program and a legendary figure in Philadelphia’s theater history—passed away on May 3. The Atlanta-born actor, director and educator was renowned for his craft, having worked with prominent actors such as Viola Davis, who he directed in August Wilson’s Seven Guitars, among others.
Alumni Band ILL Doots Talks With UArts
June 22, 2020, 2:40 pm
UArts sat down virtually with alumni band as they prepared for their July 10 virtual concert for their new album, The Mess2020年欧洲杯谁能夺冠. The concert, which was originally planned as an in-person event at Johnny Brenda’s, will now be live on YouTube. ILL Doots is a hip hop band whose music includes elements of funk, jazz, rock & soul.
19 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth
June 18, 2020, 11:33 am
Juneteenth—also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day and Cel-Liberation Day—is celebrated annually on June 19, and commemorates and honors the emancipation of enslaved Black people in the U.S.
UArts Community Message from David Yager on Anti-Racism Actions
June 10, 2020, 6:19 pm
Dear students, faculty and staff,
President David Yager Responds to Racial Violence (June 2, 2020)
June 2, 2020, 8:22 pm
2020年欧洲杯谁能夺冠Dear students, faculty and staff,
President David Yager’s Response to Events in Minnesota (May 29, 2020)
May 29, 2020, 4:11 pm
Message in response to events in Minnesota from President David Yager to the UArts community
May 29, 2020
Dear students, faculty and staff,
UArts Delivers 1,000 Face Shields to Local Hospitals
May 21, 2020, 4:24 pm
Over the past month, the UArts MDes Product Design COVID-19 Response Team set out to produce 1,000 face shields for local hospitals using the university’s Makerspace, 3-D printers and laser cutters. That goal has become a reality.
Meet the 2020 Young Writers Contest Winners
May 19, 2020, 1:57 pm
Congratulations to the winners of our 2020 Young Writers Contest. For this second installment of our annual contest, we had numerous submissions from talented young writers across many genres including poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction. Mark your calendars: submission dates and details for next year will be available in January 2021.