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College of Communication and the Arts, University of Toledo

Film Alumnus Work Accepted to Cannes 2015

CONGRATS to FILM Alumnus Nathan Elias (VPA ’11)!  His short film “The Chest” was accepted into the 2015 Cannes International Film Festival, located in Cannes, France. Elias directed, co-wrote and co-starred in the film. The dramatic short is about three

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Midsummer Borrowings Festival

Midsummer Borrowings events on campus The College of Communication and the Arts (CoCA) celebrated its annual Arts and Humanities Festival with a series of events in collaboration with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra (TSO) and its production of “Midsummer Night Mysteries,”

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CoCA Collaboration with the Toledo Symphony

The College of Communication and the Arts (CoCA) celebrated its annual Arts & Humanities Festival with a series of events in collaboration with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra (TSO) and its production of “Midsummer Night Mysteries,” March 27-28. UT students and

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Art History professor recognized for assessment expertise

At the April 1, Assessment Appreciation Lunch, Dr. Mysoon Rizk, Associate Professor of Art History, received the Academic Program Award for excellence in assessment. This is the second year running that professor Rizk has been recognized for this achievement. The

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Accolades for UT student journalists

The Independent Collegian was named the best all-around non-daily newspaper in Region 4 at the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) convention in Athens, Ohio. Blake Bacho received first place honors in sports writing, and the staff was a finalist in

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Professor’s book on propaganda translated

Brian Patrick, a professor in the Department of Communication, is one of the most colorful researchers and writers in our college. His recent books have covered issues ranging from the NRA to zombies. His classic book The Ten Commandments of

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Zeta Phi Eta nominated for best student organization award

Zeta Phi Eta, the national professional fraternity for communication, the arts, and sciences was recently nominated for the Parks Thompson Best New Student Organization Award at The University of Toledo. This award honors Toledo’s most successful student organization formed within

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Professor’s film shown at distinguished festivals

Congratulations to Associate Professor Holly Hey, who screened her film The Dum Dum Capitol of the World at the Ann Arbor Film Festival, the Athens Film Festival, and the Queens World Film Festival. A brief synopsis: The Dum Dum Capitol

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Art Imitates Space: UT Department of Art at Ritter Planetarium

The University of Toledo Department of Art will be among the stars this spring, beginning Tuesday, April 14 in Ritter Planetarium. As part of the Planetarium program “Stars: Powerhouses of the Universe,” photographs made by students will be on display

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Jazz Alive and Well in Toledo

(from an article by Rose Russell of the Toledo Blade – March 30, 2014) A younger generation is also being drawn to the music. The Toledo School for the Arts Urban Jazz Collective is renowned, while for nearly 40 years,

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