CHICKASHA – In keeping with its liberal arts tradition, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is hosting Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Jared Diamond on April 10. The headlining speaker is one of several state and national guests planned for the daylong symposium focused on liberal arts in higher education.
CHICKASHA – Ten art students are joining forces to display pottery, photography, paintings and more as the culmination of their college experience at the University of Science and Arts. Beginning March 31, four graduating art seniors will share the USAO Art Gallery with six 2006 graduates to reveal “WHODNIT,” through April 20.
CHICKASHA – Epic rock songs, cultural romps and jazz ditties are just part of the musical cornucopia in store for the spring Droverspirit Band and Key Players concert at the University of Science and Arts. The free concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on March 27 in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium in USAO’s Troutt Hall.
CHICKASHA – What is the language of music? For Kory Thomas, it’s Italian. And French. And German. And English, too. To that end, the Chickasha music senior will perform a selection of 15 songs during a free recital March 15 in the Alumni Chapel at the University of Science and Arts.
CHICKASHA – Nearly 350 students faced off recently for an annual high school art competition at the University of Science and Arts. Students from 28 high schools around the state competed in Innovations, an art exhibit held exclusively for Oklahoma juniors and seniors.
Jacquelyn Knapp, assistant professor of art, said that with a history of more than 15 years of competitions, Innovations continues to draw Oklahoma’s best artistic talent.