Arts, Culture & Media

Design-Author Pioneer Does Spring Residency at Rutgers-Newark

Warren Lehrer tells lots of stories. And he does so in multiple mediums, drawing on a skillset that is as deep as it is varied. But the story that stands out is the one that crystalized his eclectic career path.

RN Alumnus Hugo Bastidas Showcasing Paintings in NYC Gallery Exhibit This Spring

An exhibition by painter Hugo Bastidas titled METAMORPHOSIS will be on view at the Nohra Haime Gallery in New York City from April 2 to May 10, 2014.

State-of-the-Art Screening Room Coming to Video Production Program

Lawrence Lerner

NCAS’ Video Production Program is getting a drastic makeover with the addition of a new state-of-the-art video-screening room/classroom.

Journalism Program Gets a Boost With Modernized Newsroom-Classroom

Lawrence Lerner

The Journalism Program at Rutgers-Newark has been in expansion mode over the last three years. Enrollment has nearly tripled, the faculty and course offerings have diversified, and the department opened a new digital journalism lab last year.

Colleagues and Friends Gather to Celebrate the Life of Professor Denyse Thomasos

“This evening is less concerned with the pain of separation and loss than it is with honoring and celebrating a colleague who was an immensely gifted artist and teacher.”

With those words, the chair of the Arts, Culture and Media Department at Rutgers-Newark, Ian Watson, graciously welcomed an audience of about 80 people to a special memorial service held on Wednesday (March 13) for former Professor Denyse Thomasos, who died last July at age 47.

NCAS Professor and Video Pioneer Edin Velez Takes the New York Scene by Storm

Lawrence Lerner

Edin Velez is professor and coordinator of the Video Production Program at Rutgers-Newark, where he teaches introductory and advanced video production courses. A pioneer in the field of experimental video art, Velez has been producing documentaries, art videos, installations and digital photography since the 1970s and has received Guggenheim and Rockefeller Fellowships in support of his work.

2012 Chancellor's Award Winners Announced

The 2012 Chancellor’s Excellence Award winners were announced recently.

Dr. Frank Jordan, Board of Governors Professor of Chemistry, won the Exellence in Research Award.


Q&A With Pulitzer-Prize Finalist Mark Di Ionno

Lawrence Lerner

Mark Di Ionno (NCAS ’85) is a news columnist at the Star-Ledger, New Jersey's largest newspaper.

Alumnus Makes Game-Changing Gift to Journalism Program

As an Emmy Award–winning executive producer at ABC News, David Sloan (NCAS ’76) has worked side-by-side with some of the biggest names in broadcast journalism, including Barbara Walters and John Stossel.