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Faculty, Students Travel to India to Work on Theater Production

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When the award-winning play Harvest opens in Kochi, India, next month, the credits for set, costume and lighting will go to six Master of Fine Arts students and two faculty members. Marianne Custer, a professor who specializes in costume design, and Kenton Yeager, a professor who specializes in lighting, accompanied six MFA students to India just before winter break. They group will show slides and talk about their project at noon Friday in the Lab Theatre at Clarence Brown Theatre.

Associate Dean of Libraries Holly Mercer Selected for Leadership Fellows Program

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Associate Dean of Libraries Holly Mercer will participate in the 2016-17 Leadership Fellows program sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries. Mercer is associate dean for research and scholarly communication and director of Newfound Press at UT. She is one of twenty-eight fellows selected from a pool of university professionals in the US and Canada.

VOLeaders Academy Honored with NASPA Gold Award

The VOLeaders Academy, a partnership between the Center for Leadership and Service, the Center for Sport, Peace, and Society, and the Department of Athletics has been honored by NASPA as a 2015-16 Gold Award Winner.