New mass communication building to open in the fall

The Mass Communication Department will welcome students, faculty and staff to its new home at the university, in fall 2017. While the plans for the building began in fall 2014, the ground-breaking began in February 2016. Having an up-to-date facility is important to current students as well as … [Read more...]

For Colored Girls ‘a story rarely told’

"For Colored Girls," a poetic play, was met by a crowd of 98 students, faculty and community members in Bea Wood Studio Theatre in the Fain Fine Arts building. The event was held on Feb. 10-11 by Alpha Psi Omega as a fundraiser for First Step, Inc., Ms. Foundation, and INCITE! The reception at 7 … [Read more...]

53 prospective students and guests Discover MSU

It was a crisp, gray morning as 24 students and 29 guests entered the winding halls of Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts, on Feb. 3, in attendance for the first Discover MSU event of 2017. Historically, Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts has been the smallest Discover MSU, while Robert D. & … [Read more...]

Ghost Light Project stresses inclusion

Deep in the roots of theater tradition, it has been customary for theaters to leave a single light lit in the middle of the stage after the theater has closed. Its purpose — to be a beacon to those who may enter into the vast darkness, so that they have a light to guide their path. The light has … [Read more...]

Fain College adds new mass communication wing

The Fain College of Fine Arts received approval in February to add a new wing to the college for the mass communication department.Jim Sernoe, chair of the mass communication department, said he has been trying to get the mass communication its own facilities for about five years. "We've been … [Read more...]

Renowned physicist big hit at lecture

Renowned physicist Dr. Alan Lightman recently gave a speech in the Fain Fine Arts Center Auditorium on April 7 at 7:00 p.m. During his speech, Lightman talked of the similarities that scientists and artists share through their approaches to problems. The MIT physicist presented this lecture as a … [Read more...]

Diversity of Mexico characterized by photos and projections

Existe lo que tiene nombre: the Contemporary Photography in Mexico show opened in the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery on March 4 at 6 p.m., featuring the works of more than 20 different artists, who speculate on the diversity of life within the borders of Mexico. Simultaneously, photographer David Taylor … [Read more...]

Art exhibition contains printmaking by Irving Herrera

The Juanita Harvey art gallery is hosting an exhibit containing several printmaking pieces by artist Irving Herrera. The definition of  Printmaking is the process of creating prints that have an element of originality and uniqueness versus just being a photographic reproduction of a paintingGary … [Read more...]

Students say ‘adios’ to HHM

Hispanic Heritage Month, also called HHM, concluded on Oct. 15. There were 12 events held on and off campus to celebrate the month. 1. The film Peril and Promise was held at the Wichita Falls public library at 6 p.m. on Sept. 15. This film was the sixth episode of the PBS series about … [Read more...]

Rain causes leaks in Fain Fine Arts

Rain causes leaks in Fain Fine Arts from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Monday morning seemed normal until Carlos Aleman found water leaking from the ceiling in the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery in the Fain Fine Arts building. This brought attention to other faculty members to check rooms in … [Read more...]