Blog:  iNSolution

Taste the music

You may think I’m insane and you’re right,” said Alessandra Ciucci, an eth­no­mu­si­col­o­gist and a full-​​​​time lec­turer in the Depart­ment of Music, when she sug­gested we listen to the sounds of countries […]

Music, race, and the White House

Hip-​​hop in Amer­ican cul­ture and its con­nec­tions with Barack Obama’s pres­i­dency set the stage for a thought-​​provoking panel dis­cus­sion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop cul­ture, and politics.

The art of entrepreneurship

Four stu­dents and alumni received Entre­pre­neurial Spirit Awards from the Col­lege of Arts, Media, and Design for chan­neling their cre­ativity and lead­er­ship skills through film, the­ater, music, and architecture.

3Qs: How music artists go from good to “Bad”

Whether or not you’re a fan of pop star Katy Perry, her sky­rock­eting suc­cess cannot be denied. She won Video of the Year at the MTV Video Music Awards this weekend, and recently became the first female artist in the Bill­board Hot 100 his­tory to have five sin­gles from one album reach No. 1 — joining only Michael Jackson in achieving this feat. We asked music industry expert David Her­lihy, asso­ciate aca­d­emic spe­cialist in the Col­lege of Arts, Media and Design, to examine how the music industry has changed since Jackson’s reign.