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Locals visit Getty Center

Description: A newspaper clipping on the newly constructed Getty Center museum and during the opening in December, Dr. William McCarter and Dr. Jack Davis were there. McCarter and Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, visited the Getty Center because of the institutions's ties to UNT, NTIEVA is funded in part by the Getty Education.
Date: February 8, 1998
Creator: Breeding, Lucinda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

First Nasher Series draws full house

Description: An article written by Mark Stedman, Daily Report for the North Texas Daily, titled "First Nasher Series draws full house." The article mentions Patsy and Raymond Nasher, who for the past forty-years have been building a contemporary sculpture collection. An evening with Raymond Nasher who lectured at the Eagle Student Services Building Lecture Hall brought many people to listen as the lecture was the installment of the Patsy and Raymond Nasher Lecture Series in Contemporary Sculpture and Criticism. Dr. Jack Davis, dean of the College of Visual Arts, anticipates that this annual event will become one of the premier lectures series on a international basis.
Date: March 13, 1998
Creator: Stedman, Mark
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

A New Twist on Art History

Description: A newsletter clipping written by Berniece Patterson, an art specialist in Denton, Texas for the newsletter School Arts. The article is titled, "A New Twist on Art History," which focuses on Patterson's teaching methods in the classroom with her students, and how she took a different approach to education them by placing twelve painting prints in the room and having the students discuss the meanings of each and the knowledge of the artists who painted them. The methods has the children use their discipline-based art education with the four fundamentals of art criticism, art history, art production and aesthetics to talk about art.
Date: February 1998
Creator: Patterson, Berniece
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

An eye for the arts

Description: A newspaper clipping published in the Wise County Messenger, with the headline "An eye for the Arts Mary Copeland selected for grant." Mary Copeland has been chosen to participate in the University of North Texas Marcus Fellows Program that helps promote art education throughout the state of Texas. The Edward and Betty Marcus foundation has funded nearly $600,000 to the NT Marcus Fellows Program for graduate students enrolled at UNT to develop innovative ways to teach art and art appreciation.
Date: September 27, 1998
Creator: Wise County Messenger
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Animation society comes to life at UNT

Description: A clipping from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, written by Carol Lewis, titled "Animation society comes to life at UNT." The article is written about Jeremy Roden, and his colleagues at the University of North Texas learned that they could not earn a degree in computer animation from the school and decided to form the Absolutely No Degree Computer Animation Society and begun practicing animation at the computers at the School of Visual Arts Building. This news clipping was sent to Russ Pensyl, and William McCarter from Jack Davis.
Date: February 14, 1998
Creator: Fort Worth Star-Telegram & Lewis, Carol
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

"Each One" series explores art education

Description: A newspaper clipping, written by Melanie Allison for Arts & Entertainment, titled "Each One" series explores art education, The article is about the "Each One Teach One" weekly series of cultural presentations by the Center for Cultural Diversity presented by Dr. William McCarter, who will speak about life of artist and art educator John Biggers. McCarter wants to make people aware of their culture and how the role of artists in the culture reflects time and place.
Date: February 18, 1998
Creator: Allison, Melaine
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Bedford school explores the art of learning

Description: An article written by A. Lee Graham, Staff Writer for the Dallas Morning News, titled "Bedford school explores the art of learning." The article is about Shady Brook Elementary school in Bedford, Texas, as one of the six North Texas schools in the program "Transforming Education Through the Arts Challenge," to receive a share of the $200,000 grant funding for the next five years.
Date: April 26, 1998
Creator: Graham, A. Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

YWCA selects 4 to be honored at '98 Mentors & Allies Award

Description: A newspaper clipping, published in The Dallas Morning News, features an article written by Robert Miller, with the headline, "YWCA selects 4 to be honored at '98 Mentors & Allies Award." Embedded into the column is a snippet that says that Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation will grant nearly $600,000 to fifteen graduate students at the University of North Texas for the UNT Marcus Fellows Program. Five graduate students each year, for three years, will receive a stipend from the graduate to work with museums and educators to developing art related courses. The University of North Texas and Dr. Jack Davis have been underlined. A handwritten note on the top left corner reads, "Dr. Davis, I didn't know if you had seen this. -Kelly."
Date: August 14, 1998
Creator: Miller, Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

UNT program gets $600,000

Description: A newspaper clipping, published by the Denton Record-Chronicle, features an article written by Lucinda Breeding, staff writer, titled "UNT program gets $600,000." The University of North Texas received a grant from the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation, who have promised to fund the UNT Marcus Fellows Program. The new grant will fund five graduate students each year, fifteen total for three years, and each will receive a stipend of $15,000. In return the graduate students much work with the university faculty, museum staff and school teachers to create and test innovative ways to teach art.
Date: August 12, 1998
Creator: Breeding, Lucinda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Group from Sweden to study how UNT incorporates arts

Description: A newspaper clipping, published by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, features an article in the Metro & Texas Digest section titled "Group from Sweden to study how UNT incorporates arts." A group of visual arts educators from Sweden will spend three days observing how the University of North Texas works with schools, museums and galleries to incorporate art into the classroom curricula. The group will also visit the office of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts to learn about the institutes Transforming Education through the Arts Challenge.
Date: October 19, 1998
Creator: Lewis, Carol
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Student's sought for new art grant

Description: A newspaper clipping published in The North Texas Daily, with the headline "Student's sought for new art grant," written by Julie Freeman. A grant for $600,000 from the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation will provide stipends for fifteen NT graduate students studying art education during the next three years. The grant will continue paying for the NT's Marcus Fellows Program until August 2001. The purpose of the fellowship is to allow graduate students to develop innovative ways to teach art and art appreciation.
Date: September 4, 1998
Creator: Freeman, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Wheels of invention

Description: A newspaper clipping, published by The Dallas Morning News, features an article with the headline, "Wheels of invention - Story inspires Bedford students to roll out of car-designs ideas" written by A. Lee Graham. Students at Shady Brook Elementary School, Bedford Texas, have been transforming burger boxes, mustard bottles, toilet paper rolls and other unlikely items to build toy cars. The inspiration comes from a book titled "Galimoto," which means car in Chichewa, a native language in Malawi, Africa.
Date: December 27, 1998
Creator: Graham, A. Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Foreign art educators visit NT

Description: A newspaper clipping, published by The North Texas Daily, features an article with the headline, "Foreign art educators visit NT." Swedish art educators from the Modern Museum in Stockholm visited North Texas to learn about reforming education in and through the arts. The Swedish educators visited the offices of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts to learning about their program, Transforming Education through the Arts Challenge. Project Coordinator, Pam Stephens said that the challenge is a five-year $15 million effort at NT.
Date: October 20, 1998
Creator: Jacobson, Tesha
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Clipping: WASP 2000 Reunion to be here]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the WASP reunion to be held in Sweetwater in 2000.
Date: August 24, 1998
Creator: Rogers, Don
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Article from The Dallas Voice, June 12, 1998]

Description: Clipping from the Dallas Voice newspaper of an article titled "Log Cabin to lead demonstration". The piece informs readers of the reason and location for the upcoming demonstration which will be held at the Fort Worth Water Gardens during a GOP gathering.
Date: June 12, 1998
Creator: Nash, Tammye
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Clipping: "8th Annual Spirit of Flight Air Show"]

Description: Guide to the 1998 Spirit of Flight Airshow held from April 25 to April 26 in Galveston County, Texas. The guide includes information about the Aviation Hall of Fame, the Lone Star Flight Museum, women in aviation, a schedule of events, and biographies of personalities attending the event.
Date: April 25, 1998
Creator: The Daily News
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum