In the class Music Outreach in Healthcare Settings, taught by Professor Michael Silverman, music students play for patients at the University of Minnesota Health Clinics and Surgery Center. These students are learning about the experience their music can create for other people in a non-concert setting.
Sean Connaughty, a lecturer of drawing and painting in CLA, has been cleaning up trash at Lake Hiawatha since 2015. By creating art out of the trash, he's hoping to raise awareness and educate the public about where their garbage ends up.
Researcher-parents must balance their children’s needs with work priorities while in the field. Kathryn Grace, a researcher and associate professor of geography, talks about juggling family life with fieldwork in this article from Nature Research.
The McCanna House was donated to the North Dakota Museum of Art by the late Margery McCanna Jennison and has been used as an artist’s compound since 2010. Lamar Peterson, an assistant professor of art, speaks about his residency in this article from the Grand Forks Herald.