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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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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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Nicole Niederman Recounts on the Graduate Student Showcase

March 5, 2015

The first annual Graduate Student Showcase at Colorado State University took place on February 25. I participated along with fellow classmates Natalie Dollison, Alexis Harrison, Connor Kealey, Garrett Mynatt, and Alina Osika. Though some of us created independent research proposals (Dollison’s “Ideological State Apparatus and the Construction of National Memory” and Mynatt’s “Investigation of the […]

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New York Arts Council challenged Melissa Rachleff-Burtt to drive…and more.

March 2, 2015

New York City has a history of art that showcases the breadth and depth of imagination, creativity, and even utility. This history creates an environment that is ripe for learning and research. Although arts management is still finding its legs, research provided by our guest speaker, Melissa Rachleff-Burtt could help extend important lessons to cities […]

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