Category: Visual & Performing Arts


At five, Benjamin Parton simply wanted to be like his older violin-playing brother. His competitive streak of simply wanting to be better at strings than his brother waned as he honored his calling.

Our Top Twenty-Five School of Art

Already highly ranked, the School of Art continues on an upward trajectory. They have added five new members to their studio art faculty since 2011—all top choices attracted through competitive national searches. Sculptor John Douglas Powers is one of them.

Jane's World

Funnies Business

Paige Braddock (’85), executive vice president and creative director for Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates, gives readers a glimpse into the humor of life in “Jane’s World.”

Hitting the Right Notes

UT aspires to join an elite group of universities, schools, and conservatories in becoming an All-Steinway School, providing students and faculty in the School of Music with the highest-quality pianos from Steinway & Sons. Achieving this distinction will have a transformative impact on music education, from the practice room to the recital hall. Students and faculty alike are all “keyed” up about it.