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Professors showcase creativity

Professors showcase creativity

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

August 23, 2017

Alisa Holen said one-third of her job is being an active artist. “One-third of our job as professors is teaching, one-third is service and one-third is being active in our field of study,” the associate professor of ceramics said. Holen said students don’t always know what their instructor...

Griffin Center sculpture approved

This design illustrates Joan Kempf deJong and John McNaughton’s proposed sculpture for the Griffin Center, titled “Bent Twig.”

Cara Meeks, Staff writer

January 27, 2016

Liberal Arts Assistant Dean Joan Kempf deJong and John McNaughton, professor emeritus of art, had fun creating twists and turns for USI’s campus. The Art Collection Committee approved the two art professors’ proposal to build a sculpture titled “Bent Twig” in front of the Griffin Center, th...

Hunt sculpture portrays ‘past,’ ‘future’

Armon Siadat

October 28, 2015

President Linda Bennett fears USI will earn a ‘party school’ reputation after the year it’s had. But as months of parties, jamborees and alumni events honoring the university’s golden anniversary begin to wind down, a crowd gathered in the Ruth M. Kleymeyer Hall of Presidents Thursday for one ...

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