Student News & Resources

Refugees 16x9
November 20, 2015
Dr. Laura Morowitz Dr. Laura Morowitz, a Wagner College art historian whose research has delved deeply into the Third Reich’s campaign against Europe’s Jews, offers this reflection on the objections of some American politicians to offering refuge to those fleeing the Islamic State and the Syrian civil war. When the Nazis came to power in 1933, they vowed to get rid of all the Jews in the Reich. [...] Keep reading →
Professor Bill Murphy
November 13, 2015
'Along the Arthur Kill' (2007-08) by Bill Murphy, as viewed from the Bayonne Bridge Wagner College art professor Bill Murphy has been tapped by the company building the New York Wheel to graphically document the project’s construction, from start to finish, for use in a commemorative coffee table book, posters and other applications. The New York Wheel will be a 630-foot observation wheel overlooking [...] Keep reading →
'As Above,' Shelley Thorstensen (16x9) (a)
October 29, 2015
The Wagner College Gallery presents “As Above,” an exhibition of work by Shelley Thorstensen. The show runs from Tuesday, Nov. 3 through Friday, Jan. 15. The opening is timed to coincide with the IFPDA’s 2015 Print Week, running from Nov. 2 through 8. Shelley Thorstensen has expertise in all printmaking techniques, specializing in hand-pulled, color multi-print media. Her work is part deep [...] Keep reading →
Francis & Irene Jacob 16x9
September 28, 2015
Wagner College is pleased to announce its first Foreign Language Film Festival, with screenings scheduled for Oct. 19-22 in the Manzulli Boardroom, located in Wagner College’s Foundation Hall, and a coffeehouse concert on Oct. 28. The public is invited to attend the entire festival. All events are free. On Monday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m., the first night of the festival features a program of short [...] Keep reading →
'Jeepney' screenshot 16x9
April 29, 2015
Wagner College Film & Media Studies professor Sarah Friedland’s latest documentary, “Jeepney,” will be screened in early May on the PBS World network as part of the “Filipino American Lives” series. The episode will air on WLIW World, which can be found on the following cable-system channels in New York City: Cablevision 132, Time Warner 1278 and Verizon Fios 473. The episode will [...] Keep reading →
February 6, 2015
There’s a lot of buzz on campus about the new major in film and media studies, says Laura Morowitz, chair of the Department of Art and Art History, in which the program is housed. Professor Sarah Friedland Created by the Wagner faculty last year, the major was just approved by the state and launched in January with the hiring of a new faculty member, Sarah Friedland, assistant professor and director [...] Keep reading →
Chris Spollen 16x9
January 24, 2015
On Friday, Jan. 23, New York 1 visited the Wagner College Gallery exhibition of recent prints and sculptures by Chris Spollen, “Rocket Ships to Robots and other Various Machinations of the Imagination.” The exhibition, which is on display from Sunday, Jan. 18 through Sunday, Feb. 22, is free and open to the community. The gallery is located in the Wagner Union. For more about Chris Spollen and [...] Keep reading →
Philip Mauro 16x9
November 20, 2014
On Nov. 13, 2014, WNBC News reporter Pat Battle produced a story about the Heart Gallery, a collaboration of professional photographers in New York City taking beautiful shots of foster children to help them find a permanent home. Wagner College photography professor Philip Mauro was one of the participating photographers donating their time for this wonderful project. You'll find him at the 1:52 [...] Keep reading →
Klimt 16x9
November 3, 2014
This Friday, Wagner College art historian Laura Morowitz will be an invited speaker in a Duke University speaker series on “Art, Conflict and the Politics of Memory.” Her subject: the odd retrospective exhibition of Gustav Klimt’s works staged by Vienna’s Nazi-installed governor, Baldur von Schirach, at the Secession gallery in 1943. In a blog written earlier this year for the Neue Galerie’s [...] Keep reading →
Strange Beauty 16x9
April 4, 2014
Later this month, Wagner College art history professor Laura Morowitz will be one of the presenters at a very special scholarly conference, “Strange Beauty: Masters of the German Renaissance,” being held in London’s National Gallery. “In England, the old-fashioned — and culturally chauvinistic — term for 14th and 15th century German art was ‘primitive’,” Morowitz said. “There’s [...] Keep reading →