Fine and Performing Arts

Kennesaw State orders museum to remove are on racist past of woman whose land was given to university

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Kennesaw State U. orders museum to kill installation dealing with land -- donated to the university -- that was homestead of woman who was an apologist for lynching.

Professor of art history receives handwritten apology from President Obama

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President sends handwritten note affirming his respect for art history, and expressing regret over a recent quip about the discipline.

Obama becomes latest politician to criticize a liberal arts discipline

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President joins the ranks of politicians who suggest liberal arts disciplines don't lead to jobs.

Experts Say Academics Are Timid About Fair Use Laws

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A new report from the College Art Association says that artists and art historians have real and perceived concerns about fair use laws. Experts say other kinds of academics do, too.

Monsters University explores the value of diversity in college settings

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"Monsters University," more than being a comment on higher education, is a film about the limits of hard work and the value of diversity. It’s also “Revenge of the Nerds” with brighter colors and more limbs.

University museums enjoy increased attention globally

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While some campus-based collections in the United States have been threatened, many in the rest of the world are enjoying renewed support and attention.

Student projects mistaken for dangerous devices

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After bomb squad in Atlanta blew up a camera that was part of an art project, professors discuss how to teach students to balance creativity with responsibility.

Art exhibit focuses on student debt

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Exhibit at Michigan State University aims to raise awareness and money to help solve the burden of student debt. 

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