Arts & Culture

Annabert van Wettum and Marianne Citroen in the Yoors’ first creative studio in New York. Photo courtesy of Yoors Family Archive.

Hidden Tapestry: A writer’s obsession with an artist, his 2 wives

Debra Dean went on a pseudo blind date, hoping to unravel a bizarre tale of love, lust, creativity and lifelong […]

My first job! Working as an architectural designer

My first job! Working as an architectural designer

Name: Marina Miers Hometown: Miami Degree/Major: Architecture Where are you working? At AECOM as an architectural designer How did you get your job? My […]

The rewarding life of a professional artist

The rewarding life of a professional artist

If you asked alumna and FIU employee Peggy Nolan whether or not she had any doubts about deciding to study […]

Faculty’s newest works perfect for summer

Faculty’s newest works perfect for summer

South Florida summers are made for reading. With the scorching heat and humidity outside, it’s the perfect time to find […]

Dennis Lehane sits down with Les Standiford to talk about his career and time at FIU at the 2018 Lawrence A. Sanders Award for Fiction.

Talent + grit = How Dennis Lehane made it

Dennis Lehane, MFA ’01 was honored with the 2018 Lawrence A. Sanders Award for Fiction. The crime and mystery writer […]

Panthers of praise: FIUnity brings gospel music to campus

Panthers of praise: FIUnity brings gospel music to campus

FIUnity reviving gospel music in the community Smiling men and women of diverse races, ages and sizes fill the stage […]

FIU volunteers join Comcast to beautify Sweetwater Elementary

FIU volunteers join Comcast to beautify Sweetwater Elementary

In partnership with Comcast for the nation-wide volunteer event—Comcast Cares Day— FIU’s Frost Art Museum, the Office of Engagement and […]

Black wooden paintbrush on hand in the act of painting natural image

Creating common future through art

Art can be a powerful tool to inspire environmental and social change. The Our Common Future Art Contest challenged FIU […]

FIU Libraries partners with the community to share local history

FIU Libraries partners with the community to share local history

Most people recognize that libraries, with their books, computers, and databases, are repositories of knowledge. But libraries also play an […]

Workshop helps K-12 teachers celebrate student diversity through art

Workshop helps K-12 teachers celebrate student diversity through art

Years ago, art educator Rebecca Hinson realized there was a problem with the way she was teaching. The textbooks she […]

Student painter Lucia Morales studies every detail of a live model's face at FIU's Academy of Portrait & Figurative Art.

Learning from the masters of figurative art

Video by Katherine De Jesus With each brush stroke, the model’s earnest expression is revealed. Student painter Lucia Morales studies every […]

In honor of National Poetry Month, meet some of FIU’s emerging poets

In honor of National Poetry Month, meet some of FIU’s emerging poets

FIU is no stranger to the world of poetry. Alumni of FIU’s Master of Fine Arts program have gone on […]

34 years and $469 million price tag — author untangles convoluted tale of Miami’s Arsht Center

34 years and $469 million price tag — author untangles convoluted tale of Miami’s Arsht Center

Les Standiford has a knack for telling stories — only his stories are often about real people and actual events […]

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Student awarded prestigious stage management fellowship

Student awarded prestigious stage management fellowship

Chelsea Cosio, a senior theatre major, travels to Washington, D.C., today as the recipient of a prestigious stage management fellowship […]

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The Yiddish renaissance: Professor joins forces with the owners of a Miami Beach hotel to revive an endangered ancient language

The Yiddish renaissance: Professor joins forces with the owners of a Miami Beach hotel to revive an endangered ancient language

Asher Milbauer has never been ashamed to speak aloud in Yiddish. The child of Holocaust survivors, Milbauer was born in […]

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