Arts & Culture

Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management awards scholarships to all incoming freshmen

Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management awards scholarships to all incoming freshmen

Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management surprised its incoming freshman class with a $500 scholarship for […]

Talent, grit and making his own luck: The story of writer Dennis Lehane MFA ’01

Talent, grit and making his own luck: The story of writer Dennis Lehane MFA ’01

Controlling the brain. It’s a skill one of FIU’s most famous authors has yet to master. But, it’s a skill […]

Our internship at FIU Athletics

Our internship at FIU Athletics

Last season, the FIU Department of Art + Art History and FIU Athletics developed an ongoing partnership to create internship opportunities for graphic design […]

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In celebration of wine and cheese

In celebration of wine and cheese

The dog days of summer have us suffering from SOBEWFF® withdrawal. Fascinating foodies. Adventurous culinary pairings. We want it all, […]

Frost Art Museum welcomes amateurs to monthly drawing salons

Frost Art Museum welcomes amateurs to monthly drawing salons

I always wanted to be an artist, I thought to myself as I drew a three-eyed goat climbing an abstract […]

The class at Broadway Tower.

Learning in the land of Shakespeare

This article is part of the Summer Sojourns 2018 series highlighting the adventures of FIU students. In June, 22 students […]

StartUP FIU’s The Rumcake Factory lands Whole Foods gig

StartUP FIU’s The Rumcake Factory lands Whole Foods gig

Cayenne pepper, garlic, thyme and lots of lemon. These are the signature flavors of Creole Louisiana cuisine. Elena and Larry […]

Alumnus Carlos Rafael Rivera scores Netflix series ‘Godless’

Alumnus Carlos Rafael Rivera scores Netflix series ‘Godless’

Composition alumnus Carlos Rafael Rivera ’96 is a commissioned and award-winning composer whose career has spanned several genres in the music […]

Actors sit around the table reading Andie Arthur’s play “Rev. Nathaniel’s Daughter”

FIU Theatre launches new play development initiative

This summer, FIU Theatre is launching The Greenhouse, an initiative to support professional South Florida playwrights with the development of […]

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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 […]