Nov
08
2019

That’s right! After a little hiatus, we are bringing back the Student Spotlight! And there’s no one better to kick off this belated return than Jaden Estes Carlson. Jaden is a soon-to-be graduated senior within the Art Education program with an emphasis in Ceramics. This woman is a machine! Her senior exhibition is currently dominating…

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Jun
12
2019

Recently graduated seniors Jase Hueser and Maggie Pierson were awarded a total of four American Advertising Awards presented by the American Advertising Federation. This year’s award ceremony—held in Hollywood, Florida on Friday, June 7—announced professional and student winners from colleges and institutions around the country. Jase Hueser took home two gold and one silver award…

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May
02
2019

Three graduating seniors were recognized at this year’s College of Arts and Science Honors Convocation. Held in a packed Ponderosa Room, Professor Dan May spoke of the accomplishments and recalled funny memories of senior recipients Jase Hueser, Maggie Pierson, and Ema Sanchez. UNK Art and Design alumnus, Ben Rowe, opened the event as the keynote…

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Mar
11
2019

VCD Students Jase Hueser, Maggie Pierson, Laura Reichardt, and Maekayla Ward had a big night at the annual Nebraska American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) presented Saturday at the Rococo Theatre in Lincoln. Between the four of them a total of eight awards were presented for outstanding design work for packaging and identity design. Jase Hueser took…

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Nov
15
2018

Through the month of October, students and faculty have been submitting Halloween/October related drawings for the first ever UNK Inktober contest. Over 120 drawings were submitted through the month with the best of the pile being selected daily. Students were able to create their own content or use the official Inktober prompts with the only…

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Oct
15
2018

UNK Art and Design’s Visual Communication and Design students took home a total of 13 medals from this year AIGA Show. The ceremony, which was held on Saturday at Kaneko in Omaha, exhibited the best of the best from students and professionals across the state. UNK was presented with four gold, one silver, and seven…

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Mar
19
2018

Fresh off his big six-award win from the Nebraska ADDY awards, junior VCD major Jase Hueser has found himself as a featured story on the UNK.edu front page. We could wax poetic about Jase’s accomplishments during his time in UNK Art and Design but instead, we encourage you to check out the story about Jase…

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Mar
05
2018

It was a big night for UNK’s Visual Communication and Design program as students took home a total of 15 awards from this year’s Nebraska ADDYs. The American Advertising Federation (AAF) of Lincoln and Omaha held their annual Nebraska ADDY awards on Saturday, February 17 at the Scottish Rite in Omaha. Professional and student advertisers…

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Nov
09
2017

This Saturday, AIGA Nebraska—our state’s chapter for the design profession’s largest and oldest professional organization—held its annual design competition at Kaneko in Omaha. This year, 30 works from UNK’s Visual Communication and Design (VCD) students made it to the second-round of judging. This year’s judges included Timothy Hykes, a UX Designer for Wells Fargo and…

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