Arts & Culture

Green Library exhibition features local talent

Green Library exhibition features local talent

The Green Library isn’t just a place where books and journals are kept – it also serves as a gallery […]

Inaugural poet to join U.S. Embassy ceremony in Cuba

Inaugural poet to join U.S. Embassy ceremony in Cuba

Alumnus Richard Blanco ’91, MFA ’97 will take to the steps of the United States embassy in Havana Aug. 14 […]

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Comic book uses art to promote healing

Comic book uses art to promote healing

 The College of Architecture + The Arts’ Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS) will host Super Health Heroes, a community comic book coloring […]

"Takia" (2015) by FIU BFA student Paola Katherine Rodriguez.

Musée du Louvre features alumna’s work on abuse

In July, the Musée du Louvre in Paris featured photographic work by College of Architecture + The Arts alumna Paola Katherine Rodriguez […]

Alumnus adapts Gloria Estefan’s songs for Broadway musical

Alumnus adapts Gloria Estefan’s songs for Broadway musical

Manny Schvartzman ’09, an FIU School of Music graduate, knows what it means to feel the rhythm of the music […]

Architecture professor named president of national association

Architecture professor named president of national association

Professor of Architecture Marilys Nepomechie has been elected president of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). She is taking […]

Middle School students in the HSO mentorship program learn to drum along to traditional Haitian folklore songs.

At student-led workshops, children learn about Haitian roots

Onè. Réspè. Honor. Respect. It’s a traditional Haitian greeting and for about 40 middle school students who are Haitian, of […]

Wind instrument group wins gold medal

Wind instrument group wins gold medal

FIU’s Indoor Winds group took home the gold medal in the Independent Wind Category at the Winter Guard International 2015 World Championships in […]

50@50: The crown jewel of the Wertheim Performing Arts Center

50@50: The crown jewel of the Wertheim Performing Arts Center

To celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary, FIU News is sharing 50 moments in FIU’s history as part of our “50@50″ series. […]

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Inspired by the wilderness: Students’ Everglades journey in poems, essays and stories

Inspired by the wilderness: Students’ Everglades journey in poems, essays and stories

Six FIU students, all aspiring writers, were selected last fall to take part in a six-week Everglades wilderness expedition in […]

Two artists’ odysseys on display at Frost Art Museum

Two artists’ odysseys on display at Frost Art Museum

Artists Carlos Luna and Richard Sexton share their individual journeys through the Caribbean and Latin America this summer at the […]

1-day sale turns 10-year-old book into ‘New York Times’ best seller

1-day sale turns 10-year-old book into ‘New York Times’ best seller

Les Standiford‘s 2005 Meet You In Hell has just met the New York Times Best Sellers list. Wanting to tell the story of […]

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“Cuban equivalent” of Ancestry.com a boon to family historians

“Cuban equivalent” of Ancestry.com a boon to family historians

Click here to go directly to the online Cuban genealogy site. Florida International University Libraries has unveiled an online resource to […]

Promising young artists on display at the Frost

Promising young artists on display at the Frost

The Frost Art Museum this week hosts aspiring young Picassos, Kahlos and Pollocks in an exhibit that hints at future […]

Timothy Rodgers appointed as new director of The Wolfsonian-FIU

Timothy Rodgers appointed as new director of The Wolfsonian-FIU

Timothy Rodgers has been named director of The Wolfsonian-FIU. Rodgers comes to FIU from Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA). […]