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SVAD Magellan Scholar Awards for Spring 2021

Congratulations to SVAD students and their faculty mentors for receiving Magellan Scholar research awards for Spring 2021! These students receive funds to collaborate with UofSC faculty on research, scholarly, and creative projects. 

Video Essays on Film and Art History

Hannah Shikle (Media Arts and French) and Prof. Sue Felleman
Research question:  How can the form of the video essay be used to theorize and explore the history of cinema?

Godfrey’s Light

Darian O’Neil (Mass Communications, Media Arts minor) and Prof. Faye Riley
Research question:  Can film noir, a genre popularized in American cinema during the 1940s and 1950s, be modernized to address relevant social issues of today?

Winners By Design: Student Athletes Alter Ego

Rylei Brown-Campbell (ARTS Graphic Design), Gracey Dorn (ARTS Graphic Design) and Prof. Marius Valdes
Research question: How can we research, visualize, and portray a different perspective of a diverse group of female student athlete to the community by exploring their passions/interests beyond the sport of soccer through graphic design?

Magellan Mini Award recipient: Rachel Smith, for the production of her film "Space People Only."

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.