Arts & Culture

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). […]

FIU’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication receives reaccreditation

FIU’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication receives reaccreditation

Florida International University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) announced today that it has been reaccredited by the Accrediting […]

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

Dates announced for Shakespeare’s First Folio exhibit

William Shakespeare’s First Folio is slated to arrive at FIU’s Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum in February 2016. As part of […]

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Alumnus stars in pivotal scene opposite Vin Diesel in ‘Furious 7′

Alumnus stars in pivotal scene opposite Vin Diesel in ‘Furious 7′

Jorge Ferragut‘s career just got shifted into high gear. The latest installment of the Fast & The Furious franchise debuts worldwide […]

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 […]