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Student Art, Music, Poetry, Prose and Drama featured at UNH on April 11

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4/5/2013 9:00 AM
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WEST HAVEN, CONN. – A Night of Arts celebrates the rich arts community of the University of New Haven by showcasing students’ art and design work, music, poetry and prose, and theatrical selections.

The event is on Thursday, April 11, at 6 p.m. in University Theater in Dodds Hall, on the main campus, 300 Boston Post Road. The event is free and open to the public.

The evening will feature student awards, a recognition ceremony and short ensemble performances by the UNH Jazz Band, gospel choir and orchestra.   

The evening will begin with a selection of student theatrical shorts, followed by the opening of the student art exhibition “Starting Line” in the Seton Gallery. Simultaneously, a number of student poetry and prose readings, as well and student musical performances, will take place.

For more information, contact Todd Jokl at tjokl@newhaven.edu.

The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960. The University provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities. UNH enrolls approximately 6,400, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 4,600 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Tagliatela College of Engineering, and College of Lifelong & eLearning, UNH offers 75 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 50 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.