Arts

Coming Together

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Despite opposition, the 100-year old Atlanta College of Art will become part of the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Tearing Down a Gehry

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UC Irvine decision isn't about aesthetics -- building by the noted architect is falling apart.

Jeffersonian Tradition or Shoddy Imitation?

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Architecture professors at U. of Virginia charge that new campus buildings are boring, inefficient and insensitive.

First Amendment Lessons

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Freedom of expression tests at Wisconsin-Green Bay (art), St. Lawrence University (Web site) and Baylor (coffee cups).

Is Gwyneth Paltrow a Genius?

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3 grad students in math find the film "Proof" is devoid of their field's content, but reflecting some of its culture.

Embracing Tenure

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At San Francisco Art Institute, a new president and a union jointly decide to adopt the practice. 

Censoring Art or Protecting Workers?

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Center for gay students at U. of Michigan at Flint is ordered to remove hermaphrodite artwork.

Whose Artifact Is It?

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3 university museums find themselves in international disputes over objects that have scholarly and political significance.

Taking Back 'My Hump'

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“What you gon’ do with all that junk? All that junk inside that trunk?”

While the Black Eyed Peas’ answer to those questions involves getting “love drunk off my hump,” some professors at the Berklee College of Music, in Boston, offer up an entirely different response to the lyrics -- one aimed at helping their students understand the “commercialization of hip-hop” and the role students have in evolving the genre.

A Call to Arts

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Amid signs students are paying more attention to culture when picking a college, institutions respond with ambitious plans.

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