Category Archives: Faculty News

Theatre and film professors partner to give students comprehensive film production experiences

Filmmakers and screen actors often rely on each other to make a production work. This symbiotic relationship is driving a growing collaboration between Missouri State’s department of media, journalism and film, and department of theatre and dance. Overlap in theatre

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Art professor’s work featured in Kansas art museum exhibit

The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art in Overland Park, Kansas, recently opened its exhibit “Domestic Seen,” focusing on seven artists who employ domestic interiors and objects in their work. Sean Lyman, associate professor in art and design, has several pieces

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Electronic arts featured in next Bears in the Know lunch

The electronic arts program will be showcased at the Nov. 18 Bears in the Know luncheon. This luncheon will go in-depth about the creativeness and diligence of this award-winning department, with presentations from the following speakers: Mark Biggs, associate professor and

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COAL faculty to recount their experiences of the ’70s

Several COAL arts administrators and senior faculty members will share their experiences of the 1970s in a panel discussion on April 4. In the panel “Iconoclasm: Breaking Down Images from the Seventies,” professors will talk about life as students of the

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Saxophonist Dick Oatts to headline 2016 Jazz Festival

Grammy award-winning saxophonist Dick Oatts will headline Missouri State’s 2016 Jazz Festival in April. The festival is an opportunity for young musicians to perform at MSU and take master classes from jazz professionals. Register your band Registration is now open to school bands …

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Award-winning actor to lead MSU’s musical theatre program

Missouri State’s College of Arts and Letters announced today that Robert Westenberg will join its faculty in the fall 2016 semester as musical theatre coordinator and associate professor in the theatre and dance department. MSU’s dedication to arts, student success attracts

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