When Steve Wiman ('81) was an art student, he walked all over Denton collecting bits of faded plastic, rusty metal scraps and natural specimens that he used for temporary installations mounted in the halls of the Art Building.
Jewelry designer Tamar Navama ('15 M.F.A.) had one of her most interesting career experiences this fall -- creating pieces for Naadam Cashmere clothes that appeared on the runway for New York Fashion Week.
Two literary legends influenced a new novel by Ian McGuire, associate professor of English. The North Water was inspired by both Herman Melville's Moby Dick and Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories.
In Washington on the Brazos: Cradle of the Texas Republic, Richard B. McCaslin recounts the history of the community where the Republic of Texas began in 1836 with the signing of the declaration of independence and constitution.
Ipsita Chatterjee, associate professor of geography, explores the effects of globalization in Spectacular Cities by focusing on the gigantic temple complexes of the Akshardham sect in the U.S. and India.
Senior media arts major Jacob Sampson aspires to be a TV comedy writer. His career is on the right track. His play The Essay won the prestigious Václav Havel Library Foundation Award and DAMU Contest for the U.S. Students of Drama and Performance Studies.