STARKVILLE, Miss.—Fifteen freshmen and sophomores from Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, California and Louisiana are this year’s selections for Mississippi State’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarships. Written by two of Australia’s most respected artists, Wesley Enoch and Deborah Mailman, The 7 Stages of Grieving has been skillfully updated to reflect our contemporary climate. The four-month program closes with Tumbulgum and the Countdown to Midnight at the First Supper Between Now and Forever a wondrous and heart-warming performance by one of Australia’s major performing arts companies, Opera Queensland.
Plato’s most famous student, Aristotle, stated that an educated man should be capable of considering and investigating any idea or concept thoroughly without necessarily embracing or dismissing it. Seneca the Younger , a Roman Stoic philosopher who lived from 4 BC to 65 AD, and advisor to Emperor Nero, was a strong advocate of the liberal arts.
Through our award-winning visual and performing arts programs, students can explore a range of artistic offerings, learn fundamental skills or refine and develop their talents in an area of particular interest. Thus, it is related to the Fine Arts and Social Sciences, and even to the Natural Sciences in terms of human nutritious activity and digestive function. The importance of a liberal arts education was known from before the time of Christ until the turn of the 20th century.
The liberal arts also were emphasized heavily in Hellenistic Greece, described as the enkuklios paideia” or education in a circle.” They were divided into four scientific arts—music, arithmetic, geometry, and astronomy, and three humanities—grammar, logic, and rhetoric.
Students learn about safe practices in the arts through making and responding safely in the different arts subjects. This series pays tribute to the 7 arts by presenting every year and for 7 years an art, an artist and a place among the 7 arts : Architecture, Sculpture, Drawing, Dance , Music , Literature & Poetry and Cinema. The Years 7 to 10 The Arts: ACiQ Assessment and reporting advice and guidelines brings together advice about assessment, making judgments and reporting in a single document.