Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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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

Maximize Your FAU Experience:
In the Classroom. On Campus. For Your Career.

Your educational journey is as rewarding as you make it. Connect to our many resources and that journey becomes even better. Seeking scholarships? We can help. Looking for fun activities on campus? Dozens of student clubs and organizations will welcome you. Questions about career opportunities? Reach out. Considering studying abroad? Let’s meet to discuss it. Make the most of your time: explore all that we offer! Listen to the Arts and Letters ‘In Conversation’ Podcast

How Can We Make Your Journey More Successful?

Our success is defined by you – and our mission at the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters is to make your FAU educational journey a rewarding one.

  • Career Planning. Our advisors can make sure you’re on track with your graduation requirements and your career objectives.
  • Study Abroad. We can meet with you to identify opportunities matching your area of study; discuss the details and help you decide if this program could be right for you.
  • Scholarships. We’ll explain our college’s scholarship offerings and help you with the application process.

Reach out to us: if we don’t have your answer, we’ll make sure we find it or connect you with the right resource who can help!


Ana Navarro
Ana Navarro presents - Are You Being Heard: Political Participation and the First Amendment

FAU presents Republican Strategist and Political Commentator Ana Navarro with “Are You Being Heard: Political Participation and the First Amendment.” The lecture and a panel discussion will take place on Wednesday, Sept.... more

Carol Prusa
FAU Presents A Trifecta of Faculty Art Exhibitions

FAU University Galleries will present a “trifecta” of faculty art exhibitions. The first to open will be the “Biennial Faculty Exhibition,” presented in the Schmidt Gallery from Saturday, Sept.14 through Saturday,... more

Ayse Papatya Bucak
Ayse Papatya Bucak Reads from Her Book - The Trojan War Museum

Florida Atlantic University associate professor of English Ayse Papatya Bucak’s latest book, “The Trojan War Museum, and Other Stories” was listed in O, The Oprah Magazine’s “10 August Books You Should Read Right... more

Comanche Buffalo hunters and their tepee lodges. August 1871. Public Domain
FAU Ph.D. Project to Create First Online Comanche Dictionary

FAU Ph.D. student Kathryn Pewenofkit Bridwell-Briner, D.M.A. (Kiowa, Comanche and Apache descent) spent a week at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. in August as part of the Smithsonian’s “Recovering Voices Community... more

Ayse Papatya Bucak
Book by Ayse Papatya Bucak Makes Oprah Magazine’s 10 Books to Read in August

Associate Professor of English Ayse Papatya Bucak’s, Ph.D., latest book “The Trojan War Museum, and Other Stories” was listed in Oprah Magazine’s “10 August Books You Should Read Right Now” list for August 2019. more

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Alisha Hoath
Alisha Hoath
Studio Art

Alisha is a senior majoring in Studio Art with a focus in sculpture. This summer she interned with NBC Universal's Late Night With Seth Meyers as a general production intern.Read More

Alysha Butler
MA History 2006

Alysha Butler, MA, History, 2006, won the 2019 National History Teacher of the Year Award. She is currently a social studies teacher at McKinley Technology High School in Washington, D.C. The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American...Read More

Angela Nichols
Angela Nichols
Political Science

Angela Nichols, Ph.D. assistant professor of political science, conducted fieldwork in Colombia during the summer of 2019. Her project examined women's participation in both war and peace. She conducted more than 50 interviews...Read More


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