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The Power of Thought | Art Exhibition

Location:
Gallery of the Common Experience
Lampasas Hall
Texas State University
; Gallery of the Common Experience
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Huckaby
Curator, Gallery of the Common Experience
kh1590@txstate.edu
830.387.0762
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Exhibition runs Sept. 13 to Dec. 6, 2018

The Gallery of the Common Experience will be exhibiting a collection of work from students and the community titled The Power of Thought. This exhibit is about highlighting one's innate innovative creative power. Works will include painting, drawing, photography, found-object work, metal art, mixed media, and other 2D and 3D mediums depicting, related to, or inspired by The Power of Thought. Innovation — the 2018-19 Common Experience theme — is about opportunity in creativity.

What to Expect
Exposure to works by artists from different backgrounds and methods of creating artwork, implementing innovative styles and processes to come to their end product.

Areas of Exploration
Creative Arts

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Shared Studios | Open Hours

Location:
Between Evans Liberal Arts and Flowers Hall
Texas State University
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Margo Handwerker
Texas State Galleries
margo.handwerker@txstate.edu
512.245.2664
Campus Sponsor:
Texas State Galleries, School of Art and Design, College of Fine Arts and Communication, McCoy College of Business Administration, Department of Housing and Residential Life, College of Liberal Arts, College of Education, College of Health Professions
TXST Portal runs August 29 to December 14
General open hours on weekdays, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.
Check website to verify availability: TXST Portal

Shared Studios is a global public arts initiative. Each Shared Studios portal is a gold shipping container equipped with immersive audio and video technology inside. When you enter one, you come face-to-face with someone in a distant Portal live and full-body, as if in the same room.

Programming in the TXST Portal ranges from unstructured "open hours" to curated events, such as Shared Meals, expert roundtables, and performances. Student organizations, faculty members, and others are invited to inquire about the development of programming around a specific topic or theme

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Research + Scholarship
Community Partners

What to Expect
An immersive audio/video experience connecting to other portals throughout the world.

Website
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Mass Comm Week | Remember the Alamo! Content at the Drafthouse

Location:
Old Main, Room 201; Room 201
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Remember the Alamo! Content at the Drafthouse
The creative manager for Alamo Drafthouse discusses creative and social media strategy

Bridget Garraway

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | Decide, Design, Deploy: Innovation at Gatehouse’s de//space Innovation Studio

Location:
Old Main, Room 320; Room 320
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Decide, Design, Deploy: Innovation at Gatehouse’s de//space Innovation Studio
GateHouse Media’s news innovation team, de//space, recently won the Associated Press Media Editor‘s Innovator of the Year award. The award recognizes cutting-edge work that enhances the viability and mission of news organizations. Tyson Bird and Mara Corbett, Project Designers in the de//space, will discuss how to decide, design and deploy media products/projects and what innovation means in today’s news environment.

Tyson Bird and Mara Corbett

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Philosophy Dialogue | Big Data, Algorithms, and Self Knowledge

Location:
Comal Building
Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
; Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Philosophy Dialogue Topic:
Big Data, Algorithms, and Self Knowledge

Presenters:
• Dr. Anthony Cross, Philosophy, Texas State

About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.

What to Expect
Lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Research + Scholarship
Community Partners

Website
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Artificial Intelligence, Human Flourishing & Communal Ethics

Location:
Comal Building
Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
; Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
cp1292@txstate.edu
512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy, University Lecture Series, Common Experience
Part of the Philosophy Dialogue Series
in conjunction with the Philosophy and Culture class

Dr. Mark Graves (University of Notre Dame) is a leading ethicist in the area of emergent technologies, and he is deeply involved with interdisciplinary research. Although his focus is on a societal/community approach to ethical issues on the horizon for this century, because of the technological shift for societies ahead, his expertise in computer science and artificial intelligence provide insight into the practical/scientific dynamics of these changes. Dr. Graves will engage with students, faculty, and community members to discuss ethical issues surrounding innovation in artificial intelligence.

What to Expect
New insights into trends in ethical research and development of Artificial Intelligence (A.I.).

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Research + Scholarship

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Mass Comm Week | Behind the Scenes at Bumble — the Female-First App

Location:
Alkek Library, Teaching Theater; Room 250 / Teaching Theater
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Behind the Scenes at Bumble – the Female-First App
From its roots as a dating app where women were in control to a social network run by females, Bumble’s chief brand officer, Alex Williamson, will give students a behind-the-curtain look at the company’s innovation and mission.

Alex Williamson

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | Changing the Game: Texas State’s Partnership with ESPN

Location:
Old Main, Room 234; Room 234
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Changing the Game: Texas State’s Partnership with ESPN
Dan Seed moderates this panel about Texas State’s athletic department’s new partnership with ESPN to cover the university’s conference athletic events.

Bryan Miller, Lucas Haskins and Mark Osmena

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | Local TV News: Is It Still Relevant?

Location:
Old Main, Room 320; Room 320
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Local TV News: Is It Still Relevant?
TV producers from San Antonio and Austin will discuss Local TV News and its relevancy in today’s media landscape.

Luke Simons, Ashley Lowell Doussard and Isamar Terrazas

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Philosophy Dialogue | The A.I. Alignment Problem

Location:
Comal Building
Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
; Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
512.245.2285
cp1292@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Philosophy Dialogue Topic:
The A.I. Alignment Problem

Phi Sigma Tau Open Discussion

About the Series
The Philosophy Dialogue Series is a unique program of lectures, interactive presentations, and discussions — as many as 60 presentations each semester. Faculty and student presenters come from all 10 colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. Everyone is welcome to attend, and organizers encourage informal dialogues among faculty, students, and visitors.

What to Expect
Lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Research + Scholarship
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | Advertising Media Insights

Location:
Old Main, Room 232; Room 232
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Advertising Media Insights
Carrie Stein will discuss the ever-changing media environment and how her company is adapting to meet the needs of her clients.

Carrie Stein

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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The Power of Thought | Art Exhibition

Location:
Gallery of the Common Experience
Lampasas Hall
Texas State University
; Gallery of the Common Experience
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Huckaby
Curator, Gallery of the Common Experience
kh1590@txstate.edu
830.387.0762
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Exhibition runs Sept. 13 to Dec. 6, 2018

The Gallery of the Common Experience will be exhibiting a collection of work from students and the community titled The Power of Thought. This exhibit is about highlighting one's innate innovative creative power. Works will include painting, drawing, photography, found-object work, metal art, mixed media, and other 2D and 3D mediums depicting, related to, or inspired by The Power of Thought. Innovation — the 2018-19 Common Experience theme — is about opportunity in creativity.

What to Expect
Exposure to works by artists from different backgrounds and methods of creating artwork, implementing innovative styles and processes to come to their end product.

Areas of Exploration
Creative Arts

Website
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Mass Comm Week | Working in Association Communications: Advocating to an Audience

Location:
TBD; TBD
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Working in Association Communications: Advocating to an Audience
SJMC alumni return to speak about the unique opportunities and challenges faced by communicators in the association world.

Jaime Lee, Karen Buenorostro and Anna Tauzin Rice

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | Virtual Reality Workshop *Reservation Only*

Location:
Old Main, MILAB; Room 106
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Virtual Reality Workshop *Reservation Only*
Students can RSVP for time slots to try out some of the digital tools that MILab has to offer like the Oculus Go.

Jon Zmikly

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Shared Studios | Open Hours

Location:
Between Evans Liberal Arts and Flowers Hall
Texas State University
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Margo Handwerker
Texas State Galleries
margo.handwerker@txstate.edu
512.245.2664
Campus Sponsor:
Texas State Galleries, School of Art and Design, College of Fine Arts and Communication, McCoy College of Business Administration, Department of Housing and Residential Life, College of Liberal Arts, College of Education, College of Health Professions
TXST Portal runs August 29 to December 14
General open hours on weekdays, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.
Check website to verify availability: TXST Portal

Shared Studios is a global public arts initiative. Each Shared Studios portal is a gold shipping container equipped with immersive audio and video technology inside. When you enter one, you come face-to-face with someone in a distant Portal live and full-body, as if in the same room.

Programming in the TXST Portal ranges from unstructured "open hours" to curated events, such as Shared Meals, expert roundtables, and performances. Student organizations, faculty members, and others are invited to inquire about the development of programming around a specific topic or theme

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Research + Scholarship
Community Partners

What to Expect
An immersive audio/video experience connecting to other portals throughout the world.

Website
Shared Studios Portal Overview
 
 
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Mass Comm Week | Advertising Media Insights

Location:
Old Main, Room 320; Room 320
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Careers in Storytelling
Session Description TBD

D.D. Hachar Visiting Professor Lydia Saldana

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | Career Prep: Take Control of Social Media for Your Career

Location:
Alkek Library Room / 106; Room 106
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Career Prep: Take Control of Social Media for Your Career
Social media has quickly become a necessary part of life. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn are just a few of the tools that we now use to stay in touch with friends and family, complete school assignments, receive news and information and entertain us in our spare time. We have all encountered businesses and professional organizations in our social media usage. How do professional organizations use social media, and how can you – as a professional – leverage social media to your advantage for your career? In this brown bag Shop Talk, you will learn effective ways to use social media for job hunting, developing a professional network and staying updated on trends. This talk is tailored for graduate students, but anyone can attend. *Reservation Required*

Cindy Royal

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | The Emergence of HBCU Gameday

Location:
Old Main, Room 320; Room 320
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
The Emergence of HBCU Gameday
The creator of HBCUgameday.com discusses how and why he created the website, and what it means to innovate.

Steven Gaither

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Shared Moral and Spiritual Development among Humans and Artificially Intelligent Agents

Location:
Comal Building
Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
; Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
cp1292@txstate.edu
512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy, University Lecture Series, Common Experience
Part of the Philosophy Dialogue Series

Dr. Mark Graves
 (University of Notre Dame) is a leading ethicist in the area of emergent technologies, and he is deeply involved with interdisciplinary research. Although his focus is on a societal/community approach to ethical issues on the horizon for this century, because of the technological shift for societies ahead, his expertise in computer science and artificial intelligence provide insight into the practical/scientific dynamics of these changes. Dr. Graves will engage with students, faculty, and community members to discuss ethical issues surrounding innovation in artificial intelligence.

What to Expect
New insights into trends in ethical research and development of Artificial Intelligence (A.I.).

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Research + Scholarship

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Mass Comm Week | Advertising Insights with Carmen and Friends

Location:
Centennial Room - 157; Room 157
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Advertising Insights with Carmen and Friends
Session Description TBD

Carmen Graf and Marianna Rush

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Innovation: From Creative Play in Schools to NASA Space Technologies that Change the World

Location:
Round Rock Campus
Avery Hall, Room 252
Round Rock, Texas
; Room 252
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Karen Fabac, CPM
LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research
kf19@txstate.edu
512.716.4532
Campus Sponsor:
Texas State University Round Rock Campus
Part of the Round Rock Campus Faculty Speaker Series

5:00-6:30 p.m.: Planetarium in Avery Hall, 2nd Floor Lobby
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Speaking event, Avery Hall, Room 252

The Round Rock Campus Faculty Speaker Series welcomes Dr. Araceli Ortiz, Executive Director of the LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research at Texas State University. Dr. Ortiz will discuss research regarding the value of children’s creative play and will share instructional approaches that support students to develop critical thinking skills in STEM.

The speaker series is free and open to the public.

Guests attending without a current university parking permit, please follow directional signage to the gated event parking lot and ask for a parking voucher at the event registration table.

What to Expect
New skills that can be applied learning experiences and the educational experiences of others; this presentation is especially relevant for future educators.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Research + Scholarship
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | Local TV News: Who’s Watching and Why

Location:
Old Main, Room 232; Room 232
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Local TV News: Who’s Watching and Why
TV producers from San Antonio and Austin will discuss today’s audience and how local TV news can cater to its viewers.

Rob Cartwright and Jennifer Dodd-Taylor

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | The Emergence of HBCU Gameday

Location:
Old Main, Room 201; Room 201
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
The Emergence of HBCU Gameday
The creator of HBCUgameday.com discusses how and why he created the website, and what it means to innovate.

Steven Gaither

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Women Entrepreneurship Week | Innovation Program: Business Development

Location:
STAR Park
3055 Hunter Road
San Marcos, TX
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Jana Minifie
Director, Service Learning Excellence Program
jm13@txstate.edu
512.245.8234
Campus Sponsor:
Center for Diversity and Gender Studies; Materials Science, Engineering & Commercialization (MSEC) Program; McCoy College of Business; Service-Learning Excellence Program
Women Entrepreneurship Week
Innovation Program Event 2 of 4
Tuesday, October 16: Business Development

[ Registration Required ]

Day 2 of four-day program: Now that you have asked potential customers about their problems, how has your business concept changed? What else do you need to do to make this a viable business? What does the archetypal customer look like? What do you already know about your potential customers? We will answer these questions and more during this session.

Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) is a week-long celebration that highlights women entrepreneurs, part of a global movement that spans 15 countries on 6 continents and is celebrated throughout the United States. The week's events will offer opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to explore startup ideas. Female founders will lead teams of talented men and women in learning how to launch a company with support from mentors and program facilitators. Teams can apply together. You do not need to be on a team to apply.

What to Expect
Inspiration to look at your world from a global standpoint and see what opportunities are there for you.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | Diversity over Division: Covering Race Relations

Location:
Old Main, Room 320; Room 320
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Diversity over Division: Covering Race Relations
This SPJ sponsored panel brings together members of the press and to discuss the difficulties and best practices in covering race relations.

Scott Bowman & Jessica James – co-moderators; James Russell, Elaine Ayala, Steven Gaither

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Panel Discussion: Artificial Intelligence, Ethics, Spirituality

Location:
Alkek Library | Teaching Theater
Texas State University
; Teaching Theater | Room 250
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper
Department of Philosophy
cp1292@txstate.edu
512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy, University Lecture Series, Common Experience
Part of the Philosophy Dialogue Series

Scholars will discuss Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) and the socioeconomic issues on the horizon related to its increased presence and use, presenting profound and urgent questions about humanity’s future. Computer scientists and engineers have been at the forefront of the technological development of A.I.; Dr. Mark Graves (University of Notre Dame) will discuss the technical aspects of our co-joined futures while highlighting the ethical challenges such advances present. Philosophers/religious studies researchers, computer scientists, and psychologists will discuss with him the shifting sense of the human condition in light of advanced, “deep” A.I. Dr. Graves will also talk about creativity and beauty in the age of advanced A.I.

Confirmed Participants:
  • Dr. Mark Graves, Religious Studies, University of Notre Dame
  • Dr. Glen Miller, Philosophy, Texas A&M University
  • Dr. Dan Tamir, Computer Science, Texas State
  • Dr. Kaya de Barbaro, Psychology, The University of Texas at Arlington
  • Dr. Rebecca Raphael, moderator, Philosophy/Religious Studies, Texas State
What to Expect
Examination of emergent changes related to artificial intelligence, including changes in jobs, economy, personal relationships, and culture.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Research + Scholarship
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | Storytelling in Public Relations

Location:
Centennial Hall, Room - 157; Room 157
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Storytelling in Public Relations
Session Description TBD

Lydia Saldaña

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

Website
Mass Comm Week
 
 
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The Power of Thought | Art Exhibition

Location:
Gallery of the Common Experience
Lampasas Hall
Texas State University
; Gallery of the Common Experience
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Huckaby
Curator, Gallery of the Common Experience
kh1590@txstate.edu
830.387.0762
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Exhibition runs Sept. 13 to Dec. 6, 2018

The Gallery of the Common Experience will be exhibiting a collection of work from students and the community titled The Power of Thought. This exhibit is about highlighting one's innate innovative creative power. Works will include painting, drawing, photography, found-object work, metal art, mixed media, and other 2D and 3D mediums depicting, related to, or inspired by The Power of Thought. Innovation — the 2018-19 Common Experience theme — is about opportunity in creativity.

What to Expect
Exposure to works by artists from different backgrounds and methods of creating artwork, implementing innovative styles and processes to come to their end product.

Areas of Exploration
Creative Arts

Website
Gallery of the Common Experience
 
 
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Shared Studios | Open Hours

Location:
Between Evans Liberal Arts and Flowers Hall
Texas State University
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Margo Handwerker
Texas State Galleries
margo.handwerker@txstate.edu
512.245.2664
Campus Sponsor:
Texas State Galleries, School of Art and Design, College of Fine Arts and Communication, McCoy College of Business Administration, Department of Housing and Residential Life, College of Liberal Arts, College of Education, College of Health Professions
TXST Portal runs August 29 to December 14
General open hours on weekdays, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.
Check website to verify availability: TXST Portal

Shared Studios is a global public arts initiative. Each Shared Studios portal is a gold shipping container equipped with immersive audio and video technology inside. When you enter one, you come face-to-face with someone in a distant Portal live and full-body, as if in the same room.

Programming in the TXST Portal ranges from unstructured "open hours" to curated events, such as Shared Meals, expert roundtables, and performances. Student organizations, faculty members, and others are invited to inquire about the development of programming around a specific topic or theme

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Research + Scholarship
Community Partners

What to Expect
An immersive audio/video experience connecting to other portals throughout the world.

Website
Shared Studios Portal Overview
 
 
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Mass Comm Week | Trends in Digital Media

Location:
Old Main, Room 320; Room 320
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Trends in Digital Media
Omar Gallaga recently departed the Austin American-Statesman, where he followed and covered technology trends for more than two decades. He’s contributed to websites and hosted podcasts. And he’s witnessed firsthand how digital trends have affected media, interpersonal communication and culture. In this talk, Gallaga will discuss and answer questions about surviving and thriving in a digital media world.

Omar Gallaga

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

Website
Mass Comm Week
 
 
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Mass Comm Week | “How to Get Started as a Freelancer with Skills You Already Have”

Location:
Hines, Room - 204; Room 204
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
“How to Get Started as a Freelancer with Skills You Already Have”
Dustin Lien, a Texas State alum, will discuss tools and methods that students can use to start building their portfolios before graduation while earning income

Dustin Lien

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

Website
Mass Comm Week
 
 
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Mass Comm Week | Inside the World of SXSW

Location:
Alkek Library, Teaching Theater; Room 250 / Teaching Theater
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Inside the World of SXSW
SXSW brings some of the most creative people in the world to Austin every year to help achieve their goals. SJMC alumni Jordan Roberts, Chris Cantu and Pam Renteria will take you inside the world of SXSW and let students know how they can be a part of it all.

Jordan Roberts, Chris Cantu and Pam Renteria

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Leadership Workshop Series | Hacking Graffiti to Bring Communities Together

Location:
Performing Arts Center
Recital Hall
; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Laramie McWilliams
Assistant Dean of Students
512.245.5321
lm41@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Dean of Students Office, Frost Bank, Texas Monthly, Texas Optimism Project
The Leadership Institute presents a collaborative event with The Texas Optimism Project featuring graffiti artist Mario E. Figueroa, Jr., aka Gonzo247. Gonzo247's work is well known and recognized across Houston, where he was born and raised. As a self-taught artist, he is challenging perceptions of graffiti, and creates art on a local, national, and international levels. He opened the Aerosol Warfare Gallery, founded The Graffiti & Street Art Art Museum of Texas, produced an Aerosol Warfare video series, established a Houston Wall of Fame, and has participated in over 50 exhibitions and art projects while also working with top brand campaigns that speak to urban communities.

What to Expect
Challenges to perception of graffiti as an art form and its impact on culture.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | Social Media Analytics in the Sports World

Location:
Old Main, Room 238; Room 238
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Social Media Analytics in the Sports World
Social media analytics play a major role in sports marketing. Jordan Cooper of Umbel and JC Hernandez of Under Armour will show students how data have changed game day.

Jordan Cooper and JC Hernandez

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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The Power of Thought | Art Exhibition

Location:
Gallery of the Common Experience
Lampasas Hall
Texas State University
; Gallery of the Common Experience
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Huckaby
Curator, Gallery of the Common Experience
kh1590@txstate.edu
830.387.0762
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Exhibition runs Sept. 13 to Dec. 6, 2018

The Gallery of the Common Experience will be exhibiting a collection of work from students and the community titled The Power of Thought. This exhibit is about highlighting one's innate innovative creative power. Works will include painting, drawing, photography, found-object work, metal art, mixed media, and other 2D and 3D mediums depicting, related to, or inspired by The Power of Thought. Innovation — the 2018-19 Common Experience theme — is about opportunity in creativity.

What to Expect
Exposure to works by artists from different backgrounds and methods of creating artwork, implementing innovative styles and processes to come to their end product.

Areas of Exploration
Creative Arts

Website
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Mass Comm Week | Virtual Reality Workshop *Reservation Only*

Location:
Old Main, MILAB; Room 106
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Virtual Reality Workshop *Reservation Only*
Students can RSVP for time slots to try out some of the digital tools that MILab has to offer like the Oculus Go.

Jon Zmikly

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

Website
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Shared Studios | Open Hours

Location:
Between Evans Liberal Arts and Flowers Hall
Texas State University
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Margo Handwerker
Texas State Galleries
margo.handwerker@txstate.edu
512.245.2664
Campus Sponsor:
Texas State Galleries, School of Art and Design, College of Fine Arts and Communication, McCoy College of Business Administration, Department of Housing and Residential Life, College of Liberal Arts, College of Education, College of Health Professions
TXST Portal runs August 29 to December 14
General open hours on weekdays, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.
Check website to verify availability: TXST Portal

Shared Studios is a global public arts initiative. Each Shared Studios portal is a gold shipping container equipped with immersive audio and video technology inside. When you enter one, you come face-to-face with someone in a distant Portal live and full-body, as if in the same room.

Programming in the TXST Portal ranges from unstructured "open hours" to curated events, such as Shared Meals, expert roundtables, and performances. Student organizations, faculty members, and others are invited to inquire about the development of programming around a specific topic or theme

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Research + Scholarship
Community Partners

What to Expect
An immersive audio/video experience connecting to other portals throughout the world.

Website
Shared Studios Portal Overview
 
 
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The Edge of Imagination Station: Stop-Motion Animation

Location:
Lampasas Hall
Room 407
; Room 407
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Michelle Sotolongo
Honors College
ms84@txstate.edu
512.245.2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, Texas Commission on the Arts, Common Experience
Area artist Johnny Villarreal shares his personal experience and trajectory with the E of IS project, from its inception as a major component of his senior thesis exhibition to its current streamlined iteration as a form of performance art as well as a business.

What to Expect
Explore your imagination through the process of creating crowd-sourced art and learn various skills used in stop-motion animation.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

Website
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Mass Comm Week | Drones Lunch ‘N Learn

Location:
Sewell Park; Sewell Park
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Drones Lunch ‘N Learn
Students will learn Drone basics and can get some hands-on experience with a drone.

Dale Blasingame

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | Mass Comm Career Fair

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom; LBJ Student Center Ballroom
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Mass Comm Career Fair
Career Services hosts the semi-annual career fair where students meet employers from a wide variety of companies who will be seeking interns, part-time and full-time employees within various fields.


Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Women Entrepreneurship Week | Innovation Program: Pitch Development

Location:
STAR Park
3055 Hunter Road
San Marcos, TX
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Jana Minifie
Director, Service Learning Excellence Program
jm13@txstate.edu
512.245.8234
Campus Sponsor:
Center for Diversity and Gender Studies; Materials Science, Engineering & Commercialization (MSEC) Program; McCoy College of Business; Service-Learning Excellence Program
Women Entrepreneurship Week
Innovation Program Event 3 of 4
Thursday, October 18: Pitch Development

[ Registration Required ]

Day 3 of four-day program: During this session participants will learn how to professionally pitch their business concept. You will learn what the best practices are in developing a pitch while examining the top 10 mistakes that entrepreneurs make in trying to pitch their concept. You never know who might be interested in investing time and/or money into your business, unless you pitch your business concept to them.

Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) is a week-long celebration that highlights women entrepreneurs, part of a global movement that spans 15 countries on 6 continents and is celebrated throughout the United States. The week's events will offer opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to explore startup ideas. Female founders will lead teams of talented men and women in learning how to launch a company with support from mentors and program facilitators. Teams can apply together. You do not need to be on a team to apply.

What to Expect
Inspiration to look at your world from a global standpoint and see what opportunities are there for you.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Opening Door Dance Theatre Presents: Avante — Imagination, Ingenuity, Innovation

Location:
Performing Arts Center
Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre
Texas State University
; Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre
Cost:
$13 General Adult | $10 Senior/Military/Child | $8 Student
Contact:
LeAnne Smith
Department of Theatre and Dance
ls14@txstate.edu
512.245.2955
Campus Sponsor:
Dance Division, Department of Theatre and Dance

» TICKETS
An advance ticket is required for this event.

Opening Door Dance Theatre presents:
Avante: Imagination, Ingenuity, Innovation

Performances run October 18-20 at 7:30 p.m.


In conjunction with the 2018-19 Common Experience, Avante will transport the audience through time to reveal the brilliance of choreographer Loie Fuller’s lighting discoveries of the early 1900s, followed by decades of innovative dance that broke barriers both personal and social. The concert culminates by showcasing the ingenuity of current explorations in choreography, including dance cinema. Guest artists include Noble Motion Dance (Huntsville, TX), Jessica Lindberg Cox (Austin, TX), Heike Salzer (London, U.K.), and local visual artist Adriana Mederos. Also presenting work are Texas State Dance Faculty: Ana Baer, Brandon Gonzalez, Shay Ishii, Amanda McCorkle, Christa Oliver, Kaysie Seitz Brown, and LeAnne Smith. Join these artists for a journey through the 20th and 21st centuries as they render revelatory dance innovation.

What to Expect
A showcase of the ingenuity of current explorations in choreography.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
 
 
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The Power of Thought | Art Exhibition

Location:
Gallery of the Common Experience
Lampasas Hall
Texas State University
; Gallery of the Common Experience
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Huckaby
Curator, Gallery of the Common Experience
kh1590@txstate.edu
830.387.0762
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Exhibition runs Sept. 13 to Dec. 6, 2018

The Gallery of the Common Experience will be exhibiting a collection of work from students and the community titled The Power of Thought. This exhibit is about highlighting one's innate innovative creative power. Works will include painting, drawing, photography, found-object work, metal art, mixed media, and other 2D and 3D mediums depicting, related to, or inspired by The Power of Thought. Innovation — the 2018-19 Common Experience theme — is about opportunity in creativity.

What to Expect
Exposure to works by artists from different backgrounds and methods of creating artwork, implementing innovative styles and processes to come to their end product.

Areas of Exploration
Creative Arts

Website
Gallery of the Common Experience
 
 
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Mass Comm Week | Play Ball: Sports in Media

Location:
Old Main, Room 320; Room 320
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Play Ball: Sports in Media
Matt McClearin, Lane Lewis, Brant Freeman, Chris Sommer, Mike Kickirillo

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Shared Studios | Open Hours

Location:
Between Evans Liberal Arts and Flowers Hall
Texas State University
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Margo Handwerker
Texas State Galleries
margo.handwerker@txstate.edu
512.245.2664
Campus Sponsor:
Texas State Galleries, School of Art and Design, College of Fine Arts and Communication, McCoy College of Business Administration, Department of Housing and Residential Life, College of Liberal Arts, College of Education, College of Health Professions
TXST Portal runs August 29 to December 14
General open hours on weekdays, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.
Check website to verify availability: TXST Portal

Shared Studios is a global public arts initiative. Each Shared Studios portal is a gold shipping container equipped with immersive audio and video technology inside. When you enter one, you come face-to-face with someone in a distant Portal live and full-body, as if in the same room.

Programming in the TXST Portal ranges from unstructured "open hours" to curated events, such as Shared Meals, expert roundtables, and performances. Student organizations, faculty members, and others are invited to inquire about the development of programming around a specific topic or theme

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Research + Scholarship
Community Partners

What to Expect
An immersive audio/video experience connecting to other portals throughout the world.

Website
Shared Studios Portal Overview
 
 
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Mass Comm Week | Behind the Scenes: Event Production in the Media Industry

Location:
Old Main, Room 320; Room 320
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Behind the Scenes: Event Production in the Media Industry
Reyna Caraveo, Valerie Gomez

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | Changing Times in Pro Sports

Location:
Old Main, Room 234; Room 234
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Changing Times in Pro Sports
Mike Kickirillo

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Mass Comm Week | Living in a Digital World: Careers in Multimedia

Location:
Old Main, Room 320; Room 320
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Living in a Digital World: Careers in Multimedia
Colleen Baker, Valerie Gomez, Alex Frank, Katrina Barber, Brittany Robinson, Taylor Wood

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

Website
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Mass Comm Week | News for Today’s TV and Radio Audience

Location:
Old Main, Room 320; Room 320
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
News for Today’s TV and Radio Audience
Carlos Garcia, Erica Hernandez, DaLyah Jones, Hady Mawajdeh

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

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Women Entrepreneurship Week | Speaker Series Keynote: Kerry Rupp

Location:
McCoy Hall, Room 233 (San Marcos)
+ live-streamed to Avery Hall, Room 256 (Round Rock); Room 233
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Jana Minifie
Director, Service Learning Excellence Program
jm13@txstate.edu
512.245.8234
Campus Sponsor:
Center for Diversity and Gender Studies; Materials Science, Engineering & Commercialization (MSEC) Program; McCoy College of Business; Service-Learning Excellence Program
Women Entrepreneurship Week
Keynote:
Outperformance and Opportunities: Women Entrepreneurs and Women Investors
Kerry Rupp

When women are on the management team of companies, whether they’re public companies or venture-backed startups, the companies perform significantly better financially. Yet, despite this outperformance, fewer than 3% of companies funded by venture capitalists have a woman CEO. That’s a missed opportunity! So, who best to take advantage of it? Women investors are more likely to outperform — whether they’re money managers, hedge fund managers, or women VCs investing in women entrepreneurs. And by 2030, it’s estimated that U.S. women will control as much as two-thirds of the nation’s wealth. So, we believe they’re a key to changing these poor funding metrics for women entrepreneurs.
__________

Kerry Rupp is a General Partner at True Wealth Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund investing in women-led businesses in consumer health and sustainable products and technologies.

For over 20 years, she has launched, developed and grown startup companies and new lines of business for established firms. As the prior CEO and General Partner at DreamIt, a Top Ten U.S. startup accelerator and early-stage venture fund, Rupp was directly involved with the launch of over 150 companies. During her five-year tenure with DreamIt, she grew its programs to five cities and raised and managed ~$20M in investment funds including DreamIt Access (minority entrepreneur), DreamIt Athena (female entrepreneur), and DreamIt Health programs.

Before DreamIt, Rupp was the founder of an online travel service, Holiday Golightly, which organized unique group travel excursions for women. She has also advised senior executives at Allrecipes.com, ReadersDigest, LexisNexis, Payscale, and Taleo on strategy, business development and marketing. She held Vice President positions at AllRecipes.com, Jobster, Classmates.com and LexisNexis (and several startups that preceded these). She began her career as a consultant with McKinsey and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).
She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Biology from Duke University. She serves on the leadership teams of Women@Austin, the Austin chapter of Harvard Business School Alumni Club, and on the board of the Texas 4000 for Cancer. Rupp also mentors at Capital Factory and other startup hubs in Texas and is judge or coach on many local and national start-up competitions (e.g., athenahealth, Harvard Business School, Rice University Business Plan Competition, Energizing Health Houston, Texas Venture Labs, AARP Health Innovation). She is also a nationally-certified instructor for the National Science Foundation’s Innovations Corps (I-Corps) program.
__________

Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) is a week-long celebration that highlights women entrepreneurs, part of a global movement that spans 15 countries on 6 continents and is celebrated throughout the United States. The week's events will offer opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to explore startup ideas. Female founders will lead teams of talented men and women in learning how to launch a company with support from mentors and program facilitators. Teams can apply together. You do not need to be on a team to apply.

What to Expect
Inspiration to look at your world from a global standpoint and see what opportunities are there for you.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners
 
 
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Mass Comm Week | Alumni Advice: Careers on the Other Side

Location:
Old Main, Room 320; Room 320
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Hengst
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
nicole.hengst@txstate.edu
512.245.2656
Campus Sponsor:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Alumni Advice: Careers on the Other Side
Tara Pohlymeyer, Stephanie Perez, Alex Frank, Aaron Perez, Halie Davis, Jaime Paxton-Morey, Matt McClearin

Mass Communication Week is a five-day conference held each year in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University. It’s your chance to look to the future and hear professionals discuss issues, trends and careers in mass media. Events include speakers representing the fields of advertising, digital and electronic media, journalism, and public relations. Students participate by covering events, using social media and interacting with guests.

What to Expect
Hear from professionals, then shape your own future in mass communication.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

Website
Mass Comm Week
 
 
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Women Entrepreneurship Week | Speaker Series: Understanding your Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Location:
McCoy Hall, Room 233 (San Marcos)
+ Avery Hall, Room 256 (Round Rock)
Speakers from both locations via live-stream; Room 233
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Jana Minifie
Director, Service Learning Excellence Program
jm13@txstate.edu
512.245.8234
Campus Sponsor:
Center for Diversity and Gender Studies; Materials Science, Engineering & Commercialization (MSEC) Program; McCoy College of Business; Service-Learning Excellence Program
Women Entrepreneurship Week
Understanding your Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Carina Boston Pinales
Amy Mizcles
and Steve Frayser


An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem is the social and economic environment in which an entrepreneur operates. Businesses located in geographical areas with a rich entrepreneurial ecosystem have greater chances for success. Learn about some of our systems within the our central Texas region.
__________

Carina Boston Pinales is founder and co-owner of Splash Coworking.
Amy Mizcles is Vice President of of Community Enhancement, Round Rock Chamber of Commerce.
Steve Frayser is Executive Director of the Science, Technology, and Advanced Research (STAR) Park at Texas State University.
__________

Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) is a week-long celebration that highlights women entrepreneurs, part of a global movement that spans 15 countries on 6 continents and is celebrated throughout the United States. The week's events will offer opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to explore startup ideas. Female founders will lead teams of talented men and women in learning how to launch a company with support from mentors and program facilitators. Teams can apply together. You do not need to be on a team to apply.

What to Expect
Inspiration to look at your world from a global standpoint and see what opportunities are there for you.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners
 
 
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Women Entrepreneurship Week | Speaker Series: Around the World in 30 Minutes

Location:
McCoy Hall, Room 233; Room 233
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Jana Minifie
Director, Service Learning Excellence Program
jm13@txstate.edu
512.245.8234
Campus Sponsor:
Center for Diversity and Gender Studies; Materials Science, Engineering & Commercialization (MSEC) Program; McCoy College of Business; Service-Learning Excellence Program
Women Entrepreneurship Week
Around the World in 30 Minutes

This session will include Skype interviews of entrepreneurs from around the world. Learn from these global entrepreneurs the challenges that they face in starting and operating their businesses. (Note: Attendees should prepare three questions in advance for this session.)
__________

Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) is a week-long celebration that highlights women entrepreneurs, part of a global movement that spans 15 countries on 6 continents and is celebrated throughout the United States. The week's events will offer opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to explore startup ideas. Female founders will lead teams of talented men and women in learning how to launch a company with support from mentors and program facilitators. Teams can apply together. You do not need to be on a team to apply.

What to Expect
Inspiration to look at your world from a global standpoint and see what opportunities are there for you.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners
 
 
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Women Entrepreneurship Week | Speaker Series: Diversity/Inclusion

Location:
McCoy Hall, Room 233 (San Marcos)
+ Avery Hall, Room 256 (Round Rock)
Speakers from both locations via live-stream; Room 233
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Jana Minifie
Director, Service Learning Excellence Program
jm13@txstate.edu
512.245.8234
Campus Sponsor:
Center for Diversity and Gender Studies; Materials Science, Engineering & Commercialization (MSEC) Program; McCoy College of Business; Service-Learning Excellence Program
Women Entrepreneurship Week
Diversity/Inclusion
Sara Chapman
and Dana Callender


An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem is the social and economic environment in which an entrepreneur operates. Businesses located in geographical areas with a rich entrepreneurial ecosystem have greater chances for success. Learn about some of our systems within the our central Texas region.
__________

Sarah Chapman is Chief Diversity Officer at Dell.
Dana Callendar is co-founder and COO of DivInc.
__________

Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) is a week-long celebration that highlights women entrepreneurs, part of a global movement that spans 15 countries on 6 continents and is celebrated throughout the United States. The week's events will offer opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to explore startup ideas. Female founders will lead teams of talented men and women in learning how to launch a company with support from mentors and program facilitators. Teams can apply together. You do not need to be on a team to apply.

What to Expect
Inspiration to look at your world from a global standpoint and see what opportunities are there for you.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners
 
 
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Women Entrepreneurship Week | Speaker Series: Making Your Entrepreneurial Vision a Reality Sooner Rather than Later

Location:
McCoy Hall, Room 233 (San Marcos)
+ Avery Hall, Room 256 (Round Rock)
Both locations via live-stream; Room 233
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Jana Minifie
Director, Service Learning Excellence Program
jm13@txstate.edu
512.245.8234
Campus Sponsor:
Center for Diversity and Gender Studies; Materials Science, Engineering & Commercialization (MSEC) Program; McCoy College of Business; Service-Learning Excellence Program
Women Entrepreneurship Week
Making Your Entrepreneurial Vision a Reality Sooner Rather than Later: Getting Help from Others Who Care
Dr. Jan Triplett

Asking for assistance to start your entrepreneurial adventure is important. Learn about who you should be asking for assistance and what assistance you can expect to receive.
__________

Dr. Jan Triplett is CEO of the Business Success Center.
__________

Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) is a week-long celebration that highlights women entrepreneurs, part of a global movement that spans 15 countries on 6 continents and is celebrated throughout the United States. The week's events will offer opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to explore startup ideas. Female founders will lead teams of talented men and women in learning how to launch a company with support from mentors and program facilitators. Teams can apply together. You do not need to be on a team to apply.

What to Expect
Inspiration to look at your world from a global standpoint and see what opportunities are there for you.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners
 
 
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Women Entrepreneurship Week | Speaker Series: Know Your Funding

Location:
McCoy Hall, Room 233 (San Marcos)
+ Avery Hall, Room 256 (Round Rock)
Speakers from both locations via live-stream; Room 233
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Jana Minifie
Director, Service Learning Excellence Program
jm13@txstate.edu
512.245.8234
Campus Sponsor:
Center for Diversity and Gender Studies; Materials Science, Engineering & Commercialization (MSEC) Program; McCoy College of Business; Service-Learning Excellence Program
Women Entrepreneurship Week
Know Your Funding
Peggy Richmond
Kristine Wright
and Terrance McClain


You want to start a business, but it takes funding. Learn about the different funding sources in the central Texas area. Also, learn about what resources that are available to you now to get your finances in order.
__________

Peggy Richmond is Business Strategist, Developer, and Advisor for the Small Business Development Center at Texas State University.
Kristine Wright is a Student Development Specialist at Texas State.
Terrance McClain is Student Development Specialist with Career and Financial Education (CAFE) program at Texas State.
__________

Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) is a week-long celebration that highlights women entrepreneurs, part of a global movement that spans 15 countries on 6 continents and is celebrated throughout the United States. The week's events will offer opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to explore startup ideas. Female founders will lead teams of talented men and women in learning how to launch a company with support from mentors and program facilitators. Teams can apply together. You do not need to be on a team to apply.

What to Expect
Inspiration to look at your world from a global standpoint and see what opportunities are there for you.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners
 
 
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Women Entrepreneurship Week | Documentary Film: Dream, Girl

Location:
McCoy Hall, Room 233; Room 233
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Jana Minifie
Director, Service Learning Excellence Program
jm13@txstate.edu
512.245.8234
Campus Sponsor:
Center for Diversity and Gender Studies; Materials Science, Engineering & Commercialization (MSEC) Program; McCoy College of Business; Service-Learning Excellence Program
Women Entrepreneurship Week
Documentary Film: Dream, Girl
with Carina Boston Pinales
Dream, Girl is a documentary showcasing the stories of inspiring and ambitious female entrepreneurs. Let’s stop telling girls they can be anything they want to be and show them what it means to be a leader.
__________

Website: dreamgirlfilm.com
__________

Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) is a week-long celebration that highlights women entrepreneurs, part of a global movement that spans 15 countries on 6 continents and is celebrated throughout the United States. The week's events will offer opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to explore startup ideas. Female founders will lead teams of talented men and women in learning how to launch a company with support from mentors and program facilitators. Teams can apply together. You do not need to be on a team to apply.

What to Expect
Inspiration to look at your world from a global standpoint and see what opportunities are there for you.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners
 
 
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Opening Door Dance Theatre Presents: Avante — Imagination, Ingenuity, Innovation

Location:
Performing Arts Center
Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre
Texas State University
; Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre
Cost:
$13 General Adult | $10 Senior/Military/Child | $8 Student
Contact:
LeAnne Smith
Department of Theatre and Dance
ls14@txstate.edu
512.245.2955
Campus Sponsor:
Dance Division, Department of Theatre and Dance

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An advance ticket is required for this event.

Opening Door Dance Theatre presents:
Avante: Imagination, Ingenuity, Innovation
Performances run October 18-20 at 7:30 p.m.

In conjunction with the 2018-19 Common Experience, Avante will transport the audience through time to reveal the brilliance of choreographer Loie Fuller’s lighting discoveries of the early 1900s, followed by decades of innovative dance that broke barriers both personal and social. The concert culminates by showcasing the ingenuity of current explorations in choreography, including dance cinema. Guest artists include Noble Motion Dance (Huntsville, TX), Jessica Lindberg Cox (Austin, TX), Heike Salzer (London, U.K.), and local visual artist Adriana Mederos. Also presenting work are Texas State Dance Faculty: Ana Baer, Brandon Gonzalez, Shay Ishii, Amanda McCorkle, Christa Oliver, Kaysie Seitz Brown, and LeAnne Smith. Join these artists for a journey through the 20th and 21st centuries as they render revelatory dance innovation.

What to Expect
A showcase of the ingenuity of current explorations in choreography.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
 
 
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Women Entrepreneurship Week | Innovation Program: Entrepreneurial Panel

Location:
STAR Park
3055 Hunter Road
San Marcos, TX
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Jana Minifie
Director, Service Learning Excellence Program
jm13@txstate.edu
512.245.8234
Campus Sponsor:
Center for Diversity and Gender Studies; Materials Science, Engineering & Commercialization (MSEC) Program; McCoy College of Business; Service-Learning Excellence Program
Women Entrepreneurship Week
Innovation Program Event 4 of 4
Saturday, October 13: Entrepreneurial Panel

[ Registration Required ]

Day 4 of four-day program: In this final session, you will pitch your business concept to entrepreneurial mentors. You will examine what needs to be done to go forward on your project. You will set goals and milestones to assist you to continue to work on your program. You will have the opportunity to apply for a Texas State NSF I-Corps Site grant ($1,00-$3,000 per team) after completing the 4-day program.

Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) is a week-long celebration that highlights women entrepreneurs, part of a global movement that spans 15 countries on 6 continents and is celebrated throughout the United States. The week's events will offer opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to explore startup ideas. Female founders will lead teams of talented men and women in learning how to launch a company with support from mentors and program facilitators. Teams can apply together. You do not need to be on a team to apply.

What to Expect
Inspiration to look at your world from a global standpoint and see what opportunities are there for you.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Community Partners

Website
Register for This Event
 
 
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Opening Door Dance Theatre Presents: Avante — Imagination, Ingenuity, Innovation

Location:
Performing Arts Center
Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre
Texas State University
; Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre
Cost:
$13 General Adult | $10 Senior/Military/Child | $8 Student
Contact:
LeAnne Smith
Department of Theatre and Dance
ls14@txstate.edu
512.245.2955
Campus Sponsor:
Dance Division, Department of Theatre and Dance

» TICKETS
An advance ticket is required for this event.

Opening Door Dance Theatre presents:
Avante: Imagination, Ingenuity, Innovation
Performances run October 18-20 at 7:30 p.m.

In conjunction with the 2018-19 Common Experience, Avante will transport the audience through time to reveal the brilliance of choreographer Loie Fuller’s lighting discoveries of the early 1900s, followed by decades of innovative dance that broke barriers both personal and social. The concert culminates by showcasing the ingenuity of current explorations in choreography, including dance cinema. Guest artists include Noble Motion Dance (Huntsville, TX), Jessica Lindberg Cox (Austin, TX), Heike Salzer (London, U.K.), and local visual artist Adriana Mederos. Also presenting work are Texas State Dance Faculty: Ana Baer, Brandon Gonzalez, Shay Ishii, Amanda McCorkle, Christa Oliver, Kaysie Seitz Brown, and LeAnne Smith. Join these artists for a journey through the 20th and 21st centuries as they render revelatory dance innovation.

What to Expect
A showcase of the ingenuity of current explorations in choreography.

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
 
 
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The Power of Thought | Art Exhibition

Location:
Gallery of the Common Experience
Lampasas Hall
Texas State University
; Gallery of the Common Experience
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Huckaby
Curator, Gallery of the Common Experience
kh1590@txstate.edu
830.387.0762
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Exhibition runs Sept. 13 to Dec. 6, 2018

The Gallery of the Common Experience will be exhibiting a collection of work from students and the community titled The Power of Thought. This exhibit is about highlighting one's innate innovative creative power. Works will include painting, drawing, photography, found-object work, metal art, mixed media, and other 2D and 3D mediums depicting, related to, or inspired by The Power of Thought. Innovation — the 2018-19 Common Experience theme — is about opportunity in creativity.

What to Expect
Exposure to works by artists from different backgrounds and methods of creating artwork, implementing innovative styles and processes to come to their end product.

Areas of Exploration
Creative Arts

Website
Gallery of the Common Experience
 
 
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Shared Studios | Open Hours

Location:
Between Evans Liberal Arts and Flowers Hall
Texas State University
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Margo Handwerker
Texas State Galleries
margo.handwerker@txstate.edu
512.245.2664
Campus Sponsor:
Texas State Galleries, School of Art and Design, College of Fine Arts and Communication, McCoy College of Business Administration, Department of Housing and Residential Life, College of Liberal Arts, College of Education, College of Health Professions
TXST Portal runs August 29 to December 14
General open hours on weekdays, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.
Check website to verify availability: TXST Portal

Shared Studios is a global public arts initiative. Each Shared Studios portal is a gold shipping container equipped with immersive audio and video technology inside. When you enter one, you come face-to-face with someone in a distant Portal live and full-body, as if in the same room.

Programming in the TXST Portal ranges from unstructured "open hours" to curated events, such as Shared Meals, expert roundtables, and performances. Student organizations, faculty members, and others are invited to inquire about the development of programming around a specific topic or theme

Areas of Exploration
Teaching + Learning
Creative Arts
Research + Scholarship
Community Partners

What to Expect
An immersive audio/video experience connecting to other portals throughout the world.

Website
Shared Studios Portal Overview
 
 
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