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Jody Kielbasa
Vice Provost for the Arts
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Grant Achievements
University Award for Projects in the Arts
through the Center for Undergraduate Excellence
The University Award for Projects in the Arts is intended to expand students' opportunities for creative expression and showcase significant accomplishments in the arts. The program funds outstanding undergraduate projects in the arts to be carried out in the summer and the upcoming academic year.
2012-2013 Grants

Anna Hogg, 21, of Hampton, a third-year student in the College of Arts & Sciences, whose interdisciplinary major combines studio art, drama and creative writing into a study of the art of filmmaking. Her award will go toward a film project.

George Gleixner, 21, of Roanoke, a third-year music major with a media studies minor in the College, and Jonathan Thompson, 19, of Chester, a second-year computer science major in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Their project involves electronic music composition.

Alexa Vasiliadis, 21, of Great Falls, a third-year English and studio art (with a concentration in painting) double major, in the College, who has a painting project at Mountain Lake Biology Station.

Monika Criman, 21, of Fairfax, a third-year student in the School of Nursing, whose project involves putting together of a book of reflections of the 2013 nursing class.

Ali Stoner, 20, of Charlottesville, a third-year drama and arts administration double major in the College, whose project explores dance history.

Victoria Kornick, 20, of Alexandria, a third-year poetry writing and modern studies major in the College, who is pursuing a project on the poet James Wright.

Keith Douglas Wilson, 19, of Louisville, Ky., a double major in leadership and public policy in the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and music in the College who plans to research the arts environment on Grounds and how the student body interacts with it.

Mitchell Oliver, 20, of Winchester, a third-year studio art (with a concentration in photography) and economics (with a concentration in public policy) double major in the College, who is pursuing a photography project.

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