The College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin has appointed 13 new career faculty members, including 5 across The School of Design and Creative Technologies for 2022-2023. This cohort of new faculty members represents a diverse array of cultural and scholarly backgrounds and expands research and creative practice opportunities across the college.
As a new academic year begins, it’s time for The Texas Tribune to welcome fall fellows. Juleanna Culilap, a senior Design major, is a design fellow. She is design editor at The Daily Texan, design director of Spark Magazine and a student ambassador for the School of Design and Creative Technologies. Previously, Juleanna was a print graphic design intern for Victoria’s Secret’s Pink and a participant in the 2022 Rob Roy Kelly American Wood Type Collection summer residency.
Housed in the Design Department's Design Lab, The Rob Roy Kelly Wood Type Collection is a comprehensive assortment of wood type amassed by noted design educator and historian Rob Roy Kelly in the 1950s and 1960s.
At a time when humanity struggles with a global pandemic and faces so many other crises, two distant professors — one in Texas and one in New York — decided to offer a college course on humor and absurdity.
Watch some of the highlights from Level UP, our first in-person showcase in 3 years! Presented in partnership with the Game Development and Design Program, a collaboration between the Departments of Arts and Entertainment Technologies, Computer Science, and Radio-Television-Film.
Speaking at Fortune’s Brainstorm Design conference on Tuesday, Doreen Lorenzo, assistant dean of UT Austin’s School of Design and Creative Technologies, said that when the school eliminated the portfolio requirement, it saw a 74% increase in applications, which has in turn helped increase its diversity.
“We’re not lowering the barriers,” she said. “[We’re] decolonizing things.”