Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Creative and Critical Thinking Thrive Here

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Supporting the Whole Student at Every Step

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

A Rich Array of Artistic and Educational Experiences

Welcome To The Cultural Hub Of South Florida
Explore. Enjoy. Partner With Us.

We invite you to explore a dynamic array of events, including lectures, exhibitions, concerts, dance and theatre…particularly our very own professional company, Theatre Lab. Consider partnering with us in one of our many endeavors spanning the arts, humanities, and social sciences.



Be Inspired:
Lectures, Art, Music, Dance, Theatre, Films

New insights, learning and inspiration awaits you at the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. By attending our events, you enjoy world-class art, culture, entertainment and lifelong learning. At the same time, you’re also contributing to deserving efforts: helping the local South Florida economy, nourishing the work force, and supporting deserving educational and community programs.

Our mission is to ensure our students the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the real world. We ground them in important ideas and diverse perspectives and preparing thoughtful, creative, multi-disciplined citizens for today's workforce. Whether an engineering, business, or biomedical sciences major, all FAU students take classes from the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, making it one of the largest colleges with an enrollment of more than 4,300 students.

Join us at an upcoming event:

Lectures
Visual Arts and Exhibitions
Concerts
Film
Theatre and Dance
Living Room Theaters

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Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
FAU Announces Largest Gift in School’s History

Florida Atlantic University officially announced today that it has received its largest gift in school history – a $20 million gift from benefactors Kurt and Marilyn Wallach. more

Andra Gillespie, Associate Professor Political Science and Director of the James Waldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference at Emory University
FAU John O’Sullivan Lecture Series Presents “Race and Politics: The Crossroads of Modern American Political Culture”

A virtual zoom meeting on Friday, Nov. 20 at 4 pm featuring Andra Gillespie, Ph.D., Associate Professor Political Science and Director of the James Waldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference at Emory Univer... more

Stephanie Ortiz
Research Thursdays - Newly Published Research by Stephanie Ortiz Analyzes Racism and Sexism Across Online Platforms

“Trolling as a Collective Form of Harassment: An Inductive Study of How Users Understand Trolling,” was published in "Social Media + Society" more

Mascot Controversy: Native American Representation in Sports
FAU Presents “Mascot Controversy: Native American Representation in Sports”

The School of Communication and Multimedia Studies presents this virtual zoom webinar as part of its Critical Conversation Series on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 5 pm more

FAU’s Leon Charney Diplomacy Program
FAU’s Leon Charney Diplomacy Program Wins Second National Title

FAU’s Leon Charney Diplomacy Program finished first overall in the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C. more

 
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At the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, we help our students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the real world. This means grounding them in important ideas and diverse perspectives. We offer an interdisciplinary approach to learning that reflects the global economy our students will enter after graduation with the objective of preparing thoughtful, creative, multi-disciplined citizens for today's workforce.