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July 25, 2003

Scholar named

by Anne Krapfl
Mary Stieglitz, professor of art and design, has been named the Distinguished Arts and Humanities Scholar for 2003-04 in the new Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities. The award provides a semesters leave (spring 2004, in this case) for an outstanding scholar in arts and humanities. Scholars are free to pursue their research interests. They are asked to present a public campus lecture.

Stieglitzs lecture has been scheduled for March 9. Details will be announced as they are finalized.

Stieglitz has been on the Design college faculty since 1997. Trained as a studio artist at the bachelors and masters levels, she studied photography with Henry Holmes Smith at Indiana University. Her Ph.D. work combined research in art, visual perception and perceptual learning. She works in both traditional and digital (wide format) photography, and researches imaging history.

Her work has been in more than 250 national and international exhibitions, and published in catalogues, periodicals, books and electronic venues.

Calls for the 2004-05 scholar will go out next spring. For more information, contact Sheryl St. Germain, center director, 4-7104.

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