Star Trek: UWG Alum Lends Technology Expertise to Oscar-Winning Film
How do you recreate an event that is ingrained in a nation's collective consciousness? Ask UWG alumnus Jared LeClaire. The freelance video designer, programmer and engineer helped do just that as a crewmember on the major motion picture "First Man." The Neil Armstrong biopic won the 91st Academy Award for Best Visual Effects 50 years after Armstrong achieved iconic status by walking on the moon.
The Composer's Palette: Music Major Talks Inspiration, Creative Flow
A famous musical onomatopoeia is "Flight of the Bumblebee." In this interlude, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov used stringed instruments to paint a picture of the insect's frantic path. UWG student Katahj Copley's "Sunshine" has a similar effect. The opening melody of the marimba reflects dawn's first rays of light allowing its warmth to spread throughout the ensemble as it reaches a peak of energy then sets with a relaxed, colorful repose.
Artist-in-Residence Program: Recent Artist Uses Art for Therapy
Newnan has a new resident. An artist-in-residence, that is. The Newnan Artist-in-Residence program - or ArtRez - combines the efforts of the University of West Georgia School of the Arts and UWG Newnan. The program offers artists of various disciplines the opportunity to temporarily reside at the Gray Cottage next door to the McRitchie-Hollis Museum.
Opportunity of a Lifetime: Three UWG Students Chosen to Present Research at International Conference
Three University of West Georgia students take classes about 20 minutes away from Bremen, Georgia. This summer, though, they'll enrich their educational experience about 40 minutes away from another city called Bremen. Bremen, Germany, that is.
Inclusion Effect: COAH Graduate Programs Award Minority Students with Fellowships
The University of West Georgia's College of Arts and Humanities (COAH) recently announced this academic year's recipients of the COAH Graduate Studies Fellowship for Underrepresented Minority Students.