Arts & Culture

Xavier Cortada

Artist-in-residence Xavier Cortada creates art for Miami Beach Centennial

In honor of Miami Beach’s centennial anniversary, FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) artist-in-residence Xavier Cortada unveiled a […]

Michael Ondaatje
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FIU to honor author of ‘The English Patient’ March 26

FIU will honor Michael Ondaatje, author of The English Patient (1992), at this year’s Lawrence A. Sanders Award in Fiction. […]

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In 1914, a Miami Beach gala attracted more than 200 of the city’s elite, all dressed in costumes representing the many nations allied against Germany in the First World War.

Wolfsonian–FIU invites you to participate in #GreatWarStories

  Inspired by the current exhibition Myth and Machine: The First World War in Visual Culture, The Wolfsonian–FIU has created the #GreatWarStories […]

Alumna is Disney’s first Latina princess

Alumna is Disney’s first Latina princess

Disney will introduce its first ever Latina princess in 2016 and the woman behind the voice is FIU alumna Aimee […]

FIU talent on exhibit at Reagan House

FIU talent on exhibit at Reagan House

  Visitors to President Mark B. Rosenberg’s home, the Reagan House, are being treated to the FIU family’s breadth of talent. […]

Members of the inaugural Chaplin School Dean’s Advisory Council include from left to right, John McKibbon, Bill Talbert, Eric Pfeffer, Duffy Keys, Phil Goldfarb, Lani Kane-Hanan, Mike Hampton, Wendy Kallergis, Paul Livieri, Ed Mugnani, Jay Litt and Burt Cabanas.

Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management Announces New Dean’s Advisory Council and Members

Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management has formed a new Dean’s Advisory Council to help ensure […]

FIU names Saif Ishoof VP for Engagement

FIU names Saif Ishoof VP for Engagement

Saif Ishoof has been appointed FIU’s Vice President for Engagement. He will focus on the development of win-win relations that […]

Author Kekla Magoon meets with FIU students to discuss her latest book "How It Went Down" as part of the Writers for Young Readers program.

Nationally-recognized authors inspire young writers

Kekla Magoon, award-winning author of children’s and young adult books, recently visited campus. She met with students in Rhona Trauvitch’s […]

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Alumnus’ crime novel completed five years after his death

Alumnus’ crime novel completed five years after his death

Jack Vaughn’s old friend Cal has gone missing. His vintage Cadillac has been pulled out of a South Florida canal. […]

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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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