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LEAP Students Participate in Arts for Colorado’s Arts Advocacy Day

March 16, 2015

On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, eleven LEAP Institute for the Arts undergraduate and graduate students, with two professors, traveled to Denver to participate in Arts for Colorado’s Arts Advocacy Day. This

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Online Summer Courses in Arts Leadership and Administration

March 13, 2015

Become, a new you this summer! Gain community, creativity, and collaboration experience this summer with LEAP Institute for the Arts! Practical, online instruction helps you apply your creative talents and

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LEAP Graduate Student, Nicole Niederman, Takes Top Honors

February 26, 2015

Inspired by interests in social awareness, advocacy, community engagement, and spirituality, a painting by LEAP Graduate Student Nicole Niederman, won 1st place in the Excellence in Diversity and Social Justice

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Class of 2015

May 18, 2015

The following students will be graduated on Friday, May 15, 2015 with a Master’s Degree in Arts Leadership and Administration. Emelie Borello Emelie will be pursuing a PhD program in the Sociology of Arts and Celebration, teaching an undergraduate course in the LEAP minor program, and beginning a collaborative community arts project. Garrett Mynatt Garrett […]

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Biography of Arts Management as a Field of Practice

April 9, 2015

International Bistro Lecture Series guest Vincent Dubois was recently interviewed by LEAP Master’s student Samantha Rose. The interview follows. Mr. Dubois will be giving his e-lectures on “Cultural Management as a Career Choice: A sociological approach,” on Thursday, April 9, 9 a.m., UCA Rm. 158. The tension between practitioner and scholar in arts management has […]

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Not a Perfunctory Talk with Bullet Points: An Interview with Bryce Merrill, Ph.D.

March 23, 2015

Bridging worlds is a part of art, a connection that is a lifeline, in communities, between the multiple meanings art provides, and the aspirations, hopes, and everyday activities that make up the lives of community groups. This fact illuminates why arts managers and researchers are needed.  In contemporary culture, new environments for management are being […]

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