Archive of CVAD News, Events

The information available on this page is an accumulation of previous CVAD news and events.

September 2020

Work in CVAD! Help Wanted

CVAD is filling positions for the fall semester — apply now!

Looking for a job this fall? Log in to Handshake, the UNT job portal, and apply today!
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Cotton Learning Week: Workshop & Lecture Series

Register to join enroll in educational workshops and our on-line lecture series to learn more about cotton through an immersive, hands-on experience...
Liss LaFleur

Live Stream: Liss LaFleur explores an interdisciplinary approach to media, craft and engagement

Liss LaFleur, CVAD assistant professor, and program coordinator for Studio Art: New Media Art will be part of a panel, titled Matter Matters, on Sept. 23, from 6:30-8 p.m. for the 2020 Oso Bay Biennial XXI...
Career Round Table event is Sept. 4

CVAD Foundations and Career Center conduct a discussion for career preparation

Students will have an opportunity to discuss and discover career opportunities during The Career Round Table event offered by CVAD Foundations and UNT Career Center staff members...
Art Building lockers are free this semester only: fall 2020

CVAD offers Free Lockers — This Semester Only

Need a locker in the Art Building? This semester only — Fall 2020: There is no locker-rental fee. How to Request a Locker — Online Only It's an easy online process and only combination locks will be accepted — no locks with keys.
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Fashion Design Alumni earn Top Awards at FGI-Dallas Competition

The 2020 Dallas Fashion Group International Scholarship Competition Virtual Awards presentation resulted in major awards for three CVAD Fashion Design students. Rhonda Sargent Chambers, co-director of the...

August 2020

Need help with school supplies? Contact the Learning Center

Check out the School Supply Pantry

Need some help with school supplies? The School Supply Pantry operated by the UNT Learning Center provides students with items that are necessary to be successful in their classes. Students can request up to 10 free items...

July 2020

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Required COVID-19 Safety Training for faculty and staff is due by July 31

For Faculty and Staff: As faculty and staff prepare to begin the phased-in return to our regular work locations on campus, UNT is developing a campus-wide Health and Safety Awareness campaign to limit the spread of COVID-19. The university also...

Lopez, Thurman and Thurman set to teach this summer at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Three Metals and Jewelry faculty from the College of Visual Arts and Design's Department of Studio Art will be teaching classes for all skill levels at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tenn., July 26 – Aug. 1, 2020.
Michael Gibson

Michael Gibson featured in a podcast: how design processes can fuel business projects

June 16, 2020 — In a podcast facilitated by Daniel Litwin, MarketScale interviewer, Michael Gibson, UNT professor of visual communication design, explains why, in design, he celebrates failures for their learning potential. The intent was...

June 2020

Juliana Morris

Onstead Institute, CVAD Galleries select new fellow in museum education

Julianna Morris, pictured here, art history graduate student, recently was selected as the 2020-21 Onstead Institute, CVAD Galleries Fellow in Museum Education. Morris will gain experience working and learning aspects of museum education as...
Alumni Live Event: Raised Right Men band

Alumni Live! event features Raised Right Men country band

Home football game days might be a ways off, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy live music from our Alumni Pavilion! Join us, June 25, at 4 p.m. CST for the next episode of UNT Alumni Live!, where...

CVAD Promotions and Tenure 2020

I recently received final notification of approval from our Board of Regents for tenure and promotion decisions, the last step in a rigorous process. Tenure is earned by performance exceptional enough to receive...
UNT CVAD User Design and MA in IxD Recyclar Student Project

UNT CVAD Comm Design Student Project: Recyclar

Dallas is one of the largest producers of garbage in the U.S. The people who live and work there generate approximately 2.2 million tons of waste that winds up in area landfills each year. That’s the equivalent of slightly over 1,000 Nimitz-class...
UxD Student Project, Steps for Change

UxD students’ design work nominated for international “new talent” design award

June 16, 2020 — UNT CVAD Communication Design, User Experience Design second-year students Brittney Dang, Olivia Moten, and Amanda Griffith learned that “Steps for Change,” an interactive design project they designed featuring...
10 Tips for maintaining mental health

UNT professors offer 10 tips for maintaining mental health during isolation

Stress occurs when the demands of an outside situation, like required self-isolation, exceeds a person’s ability to cope. Catalano, Holloway and Sharma offer the following suggestions for maintaining good mental health in extended stressful...