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WASHU unveils painting of renowned educator Dr. Robert L. Williams II | Living It

[ad_1] Washington University of St. Louis debuted a portrait of Dr. Robert L. Williams, founding director of the Department of African and African American Studies, on April 15, 2022. QP “He challenged and encouraged young people to explore what it means to be black in America, think critically about privilege, and create social change,” said …

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Terrace season at UW-Madison returns next week | Higher education

[ad_1] A surefire sign of warmer days ahead arrives next week. Next Wednesday’s return of the Wisconsin Union’s signature sunburst chairs marks the official start of Terrace season, a UW-Madison tradition dating back more than 90 years. Moving the roughly 2,000 chairs and 430 tables out of winter storage and onto the patio typically takes …

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Burton Morris painting gives his much beloved Cathedral a bold new look | University Times

[ad_1] By SUSAN JONES Internationally known pop artist Burton Morris says he was destined to one day paint the Cathedral of Learning. “Thankfully this building was here, because I wouldn’t be here today,” Morris said during a ceremony March 31 at Hillman Library to unveil the brightly colored “Cathedral Of Learning, 2021.” “This was such …

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‘It’s more than just a painting’: Artist paints mural in Opelika that tells the story of East Alabama | Local News

[ad_1] LAUREN JOHNSON Chris Johnson says his mural-painting career started as a way to tell the story of local communities. “It’s the most exciting thing I’ve ever done, it’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done, but it’s also the most rewarding,” said Johnson, who lives in Columbus, Ga. Johnson has completed two murals in the …

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