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Austin Peay State University art students earn several awards and scholarships

 

Austin Peay State University Department of Art - APSUClarksville, TN – February turned out to be a good month for the Austin Peay State University Department of Art, with several students earning prestigious awards and scholarships.

Graphic design student Brooke Mckee was awarded a Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) scholarship for winning a Design Center student competition to design the visual identity for TBR’s Critical Conversations Initiative. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Provost Lecture Series: Photography professor Susan Bryant to present October 3rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University photography professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Susan Bryant, APSU professor of photography, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, October 3rd, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. She will discuss and provide a brief history of the of the 19th century photography method known as the wet plate collodion process.

Susan Bryant with Camera

Susan Bryant with Camera

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APSU celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with “Migration is Beautiful” series

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Visual artist Favianna Rodriguez will visit Austin Peay State University this October and provide a presentation and poster design workshop as part of programming for Hispanic Heritage Month.

In preparation for her visit, students created several eye-catching posters that incorporated Rodriguez’s artwork. Students in APSU associate professor of art Mark DeYoung’s class, Design Center, created 19 posters.

Favianna Butterfly Wings

Favianna Butterfly Wings

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APSU Provost Lecture Series: Art professor Barry Jones to present Common Hope on September 26th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University art professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Barry Jones, interim chair of the APSU Department of Art, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, September 26th, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. His lecture will be about the “Common Hope” community art project he developed this year.

Barry Jones, APSU associate professor of art, works on his new “Common Hope” project. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU)

Barry Jones, APSU associate professor of art, works on his new “Common Hope” project. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU)

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15 APSU Faculty members chosen as Summer Research Fellows

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Fifteen faculty members at Austin Peay State University have been chosen as awardees in the Summer Research Fellowship Program (SRFP), an initiative to encourage the development of research/creative activity projects at the University.

The SRFP awards up to $5,000 for selected proposals by tenured or tenure-track faculty to develop a research or creative activity project that should place them in a better position to seek external funding.

Fifteen faculty members at Austin Peay State University have been chosen as awardees in the Summer Research Fellowship Program (SRFP), an initiative to encourage the development of research/creative activity projects at the University. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

Fifteen faculty members at Austin Peay State University have been chosen as awardees in the Summer Research Fellowship Program (SRFP), an initiative to encourage the development of research/creative activity projects at the University. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to showcase design work

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University art professor will present recent design work created through a sustainable, responsible production practice as part of APSU’s next Provost Lecture Series.

Mark DeYoung, assistant professor of art, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, April 5th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public.

His discussion will revolve around the idea that by extending designer involvement through the production of the designed work, the period of creative potential is extended. «Read the rest of this article»

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Rivers and Spires Festival announces 2013 Poster Contest Winner

 

Rivers and Spires Festival 2012Clarksville, TN – The Rivers and Spires Festival is pleased to announce Austin Peay State University Junior, Lucas Freeze as the winner of the 2013 Festival Poster Design project.

Freeze was a part of a class project, through the APSU Design Center, that came up with several comps of artwork for the 2013 Festival poster.

Representatives from the Rivers & Spires Festival present Lucas Freeze with a check for his winning piece of artwork. (L-R) Robin Burton, VP Marketing City-County Economic Development Council; Kell Black, Chairman Austin Peay Department of Art; Lucas Freeze; Mark DeYoung, Assistant Professor; Doug Barber, Festival Director.

Representatives from the Rivers & Spires Festival present Lucas Freeze with a check for his winning piece of artwork. (L-R) Robin Burton, VP Marketing City-County Economic Development Council; Kell Black, Chairman Austin Peay Department of Art; Lucas Freeze; Mark DeYoung, Assistant Professor; Doug Barber, Festival Director.

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to examine Medieval Hungary

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University professor who is an expert in the history of medieval Hungary will speak more on this research interest as part of the next Provost Lecture Series at APSU.

Dr. Cameron Sutt, assistant professor of history, will present “Serfs, Slaves and Sources: Doing Medieval Social History,” at 3:00pm, Thursday, March 29th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to discuss Earth’s atmosphere as a nuisance in astronomy

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Earth’s atmosphere, though necessary to support life, is a major nuisance to accurate astronomical work. Instrumentation has improved over the past few decades to a point that the time-tested techniques to account for the effects of the atmosphere on astronomical data are no longer sufficient.

“With major new astronomical surveys beginning, advances in the techniques to account for the atmosphere are needed,” said Dr. J. Allyn Smith, associate professor of physics and astronomy. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to feature chemistry professor’s analysis of iPad use in class

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Interactive technology in the classroom has been shown to enhance student learning. The Apple iPad is one of the most exciting innovations of modern technology and has tremendous potential as a teaching tool.

The question for Dr. Robert Shelton, assistant professor of chemistry at Austin Peay State University, is whether interacting with an iPad in a general chemistry classroom environment actually promotes student learning. «Read the rest of this article»

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