Arts & Culture

Title page of the First Folio. Photo courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Shakespeare first edition coming to Miami

FIU has been selected as the only site in Florida to host a first complete edition of William Shakespeare’s plays. […]

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Youngsters wait outside the Parliament building (background) in Montevideo while lawmakers debate the bill legalizing marijuana. Photo by Pablo Bielli, AFP/Getty Images.

Legalizing marijuana fails to solve problems in Uruguay

One year after the legalization of marijuana in Uruguay, a study has found that 70 percent of Uruguayans feel that […]

Jewish-Romanian author, Holocaust survivor and Bard College professor Norman Manea. Photo courtesy of worldvoices.pen.org.

Holocaust survivor, author to talk patronage, exile at FIU tonight

Jewish-Romanian author and Holocaust survivor Norman Manea will give a talk at FIU titled “Patronage and the Exile Writer.” The […]

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FIU's Miami Beach Urban Studios is collaborating with Miami Beach on the city's centennial.

FIU partners with Miami Beach on centennial, sea level rise and more

The City of Miami Beach is throwing a year-long birthday bash and FIU is getting in on the party. As […]

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"Diatoms-Silica" (2015) by Xavier Cortada, FIU Artist In Residence in the College of Architecture + The Arts.  The pieces are made of glazed porcelain and rest on glass mosaic tiles.

Exploring Florida’s algae at the Frost Art Museum

Algae. To some, that word might conjure unpleasant images of an algal bloom in a lake or an infestation inside […]

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Music education students help teach third-grade music class at Carlos J. Finlay Elementary

Music education students help teach third-grade music class at Carlos J. Finlay Elementary

Since taking her first music class in elementary school, Natalie Lopez knew she wanted to teach music. Now a junior […]

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Spectacular art donation enhances FIU Downtown on Brickell

Spectacular art donation enhances FIU Downtown on Brickell

By Jane Schreier Jones “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our soul,” Pablo Picasso […]

FIU launches the FIU-Miami Creative City Initiative  in partnership with the Creative Class Group

FIU launches the FIU-Miami Creative City Initiative in partnership with the Creative Class Group

FIU and the Creative Class Group (CCG), founded by Richard Florida,  have joined forces to launch the FIU-Miami Creative City […]

Campbell McGrath reads his poem ‘Shopping for Pomegranates at Wal-Mart on New Year’s Day’

Campbell McGrath reads his poem ‘Shopping for Pomegranates at Wal-Mart on New Year’s Day’

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Student pens children’s Christmas story

Student pens children’s Christmas story

Senior English major Steve Cochran II published a Christmas-themed children’s novel earlier this month, the first volume of his planned […]

TEDxFIU: How to write a story

TEDxFIU: How to write a story

John Dufresne is the author of five novels, two of which were New York Times Notable Books of the Year, two short story collections […]

College of Education alumna Naylet LaRochelle competes on Food Network's "Holiday Baking Championship." Photo courtesy of Food Network.

Education alumna shines in Food Network’s holiday baking contest

We recently caught up with College of Education alumna Naylet LaRochelle. The mother of three and Miami-Dade Public Schools psychologist […]

Master of Art Education exhibition displays art with a personal touch

Master of Art Education exhibition displays art with a personal touch

For any student, walking in the upcoming Commencement ceremonies will be reason enough to cheer. But the four Master of […]

Annik Adey-Babinski plays one of her poetry karaoke videos at the first O, Miami Poetry Karaoke Night in April 2014.

Creative writing student earns best new poet accolade

FIU graduate student Annik Adey-Babinski is living her dream of studying and writing poetry in a serious way. She is […]

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Pianist Enrique Chia to headline 10th annual Classically Cuban concert at FIU

Pianist Enrique Chia to headline 10th annual Classically Cuban concert at FIU

Cuban pianist Enrique Chía will headline this year’s Classically Cuban: Musical Memories of Cuba concert presented by FIU’s University’s Cuban […]