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Mel Ziegler

Vanderbilt’s Mellon-funded humanities partnership expands

Jan. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt's efforts to strengthen humanities education through a partnership with three schools expands to Fisk University, thanks to a $1.93 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Guatemalan performance artist Regina Jose Galindo premieres new work at Vanderbilt Stadium Saturday, Nov. 12

Nov. 3, 2016—Regina Jose Galindo has invited Nashville's Latino community to participate in the creation of 'Comunidad,' which will celebrate the spirit of mutual support that pervades immigrant community.

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Patriotism among themes of Ziegler’s ‘Flag Exchange’ installation

Jul. 7, 2016—The Tang Teaching Museum is featuring Mel Ziegler's multiyear project "Flag Exchange," with 50 weathered American flags and the colorful stories behind them, through Jan. 1, 2017.

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Studio arts class invites you to ‘Dis-connect’ at Vanderbilt Libraries

Apr. 6, 2016—A studio arts class taught by Mel Ziegler has created a series of installations called "Dis-connect" at the Central and Divinity libraries that explores how rapid advances in technology have impacted our perceptions of libraries in general.

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Thirteen honored at endowed chair holder celebration

Feb. 19, 2016—Thirteen Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration Feb. 18 at the Student Life Center.

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New ‘retired faculty’ title and benefits established

Jul. 13, 2015—A new title, “retired faculty,” and accompanying benefits have been created to recognize faculty who end full-time service to the university but are not granted emeritus or emerita status.

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Faculty Senate meeting minutes for March 2015 available online

May. 1, 2015—Minutes from the Vanderbilt Faculty Senate’s March 12 meeting are now available online on the Faculty Senate website.

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Sculptural installation now on display at Studio Arts Center courtyard

Apr. 21, 2015—An installation currently on display in the courtyard of the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center is the result of a collaboration between Vanderbilt art students and a local sculptor.

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Student art installations focus on Hillsboro Village

Apr. 3, 2015—Eight students in a class taught by Professor of Art Mel Ziegler have created installations designed to prompt a creative response to the missions of various Hillsboro Village businesses.

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Curb Center exhibition features work by Vanderbilt art faculty

Sep. 23, 2014—The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy presents “On the Edges: Works from Vanderbilt Department of Art Faculty and Staff.”

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‘The New York Times’: 50 shades of blue, green, everything

Aug. 1, 2014—When artists Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler, now the chair of the Department of Art at Vanderbilt, started out, they sometimes took house-painting jobs to pay the rent. The pair became fascinated by houses, colors, even the names of colors: subjects that became the focus of a joint career that continued until Ericson’s death from...

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See work of student artists at Senior Show 2014

Mar. 27, 2014—The Department of Art will open its galleries April 11 to reveal the work of seven graduating art majors, as well as work by other Vanderbilt art students completed this semester.

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