University of the Arts

Gamechanger: Michael Roberson ReidFor the past seven years, Michael Roberson Reid has led the small nonprofit Tree House Books, which offers reading and cultural literacy programs to kids ages six to 12.
UArts Students Cheer On Former Classmate Competing In 'The Voice' FinalsUniversity of the Arts students are thrilled to see their former classmate Matt McAndrew make it so far on the NBC show, "The Voice."
Winter Holidays Around The World Celebrated At Penn MuseumA celebration of winter holidays and world cultures took place this weekend.
Positively Philadelphia: Alita Moses, Student Exemplar of JazzShe's a senior jazz vocal major at the University of the Arts, and recently won a major worldwide singing competition: the Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition, in Switzerland.
Brotherly Love: Bringing A Church Basement Back To LifeTwo college design students are volunteering their talents to bring a church building back to life.
Philadelphia Artist’s Watch Making A Splash On KickstarterIt's a watch, but also a conversation starter. A successful crowdfunding campaign soon will put a Philadelphia designer's timepiece on plenty of wrists.
Crafty Students Show Off New Tech Skills At Free Library Of PhiladelphiaAfter a summer of fun at Free Library Hot Spots, children in Philadelphia got the chance Saturday to show off new tech skills they learned during the library's so-called "Maker Movement."
Local Artists Draw All Night To Raise Funds For Children’s CharityTom Panico, co-founder and coordinator of the second annual Philly Draw-A-Thon says for 24 hours, artists here at the University of the Arts put their talents to good use.
This Year's 'Pop-Up' Garden Puts a Beer Garden on South Broad StreetThis marks the third summer that the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has transformed an eyesore into an oasis.
Positively Philadelphia: A Student-Professional Collaboration For PIFA Some plays start with a script. For others, you make it up as you go along.
University Of The Arts Students Team Up With Homeless Artists To Create ExhibitTo fight the stigma associated with homelessness, students at University of the Arts teamed up with artists from a nearby shelter to create an exhibit titled "Our Voice, Our Art, Our Home."
Dancers Descend On Philadelphia For Weekend-Long National Dance FestivalThe University of the Arts is hosting the 2012 National High School Dance Festival this weekend, and there are tutus and leotards all along South Broad.