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HART Alumnus and Sculptor John Powers Named 2016 Guggenheim Fellow

The allure of the unattainable and its connection to the passage of time have become central to the research of John Powers, BA’01, assistant professor of sculpture at the University of Tennessee–Knoxville, who was recently named a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. 499 more words

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HART Department Announces New Course for the Fall Semester: Monuments and Masterpieces

The Athenian Parthenon, the Pantheon in Rome, Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Ceiling, the Konjikido (Hall of Gold) in Japan, and the U. S. Capitol are among the fourteen monuments and masterpieces from the East and West that will be studied in depth in a new course that will debut in the fall semester—HART 1300 Monuments and Masterpieces. 182 more words

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It's That Time Again! Enjoy Pancakes and Coffee in Cohen 134 on April 28-29

Take a break from final exams or writing papers and join us in the Visual Resources Center on Thursday and Friday (April 28-29)—anytime between 7:30 am and 4 pm—for pancakes replete with fabulous toppings, fruit juices, and coffee.  74 more words

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Private Harold Victor Page 2226

Melbourne-born jockey Harold Page rode in Melbourne and regional Victoria for many years prior to heeding the call, but not always successfully – in 1912 he was issued with a twelve-month disqualification for careless riding at Albury by the Southern District Racing Association. 531 more words

HART Major Sujin Shin Visits Houston’s Rothko Chapel Through a Downing Grant

In April, through the Downing Grant, I had the incredible experience of visiting the Rothko Chapel in Houston, Texas.  Viewing Mark Rothko’s monumental paintings within the chapel and observing the entire layout in person contributed immensely to the creation of my Honors project.  207 more words

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Spotting a fake Vehicle Registration Certificate

There has been an upsurge recently in fake documents, like NCTs, used to trick buyers into purchasing stolen or unroadworthy vehicles. Some of the more sophisticated car criminals will try to fake a Vehicle Registration Certificate (VRC) to match the identity of the stolen car they’re selling. 390 more words

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HART Alumna Stephanie Storey to Talk About Her Debut Novel on April 19

HART alumna Stephanie Storey graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt in 1997 with a fine arts major (now history of art) and a passionate interest in Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Italian Renaissance.  241 more words

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