Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

A Rich Array of Artistic and Educational Experiences

You embrace lifelong learning:
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We celebrate and reward those who seek greater knowledge for personal or professional pursuits. Explore the intellectually-enriching educational experiences our world-class faculty and special guest lecturers offer to adults of all ages. See current class schedules and register now.

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Florida Atlantic University’s Lifelong Learning Society is among the largest and most successful programs nationwide:

  • 20,000 members enrolled
  • Education and enrichment for people of all ages
  • Non-credit courses in a wide variety of fields, ranging from contemporary politics to the arts

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Theatre Lab
FAU Theatre Lab Nominated for Six Carbonell Awards

Theatre Lab, the professional resident theater company of Florida Atlantic University, has been nominated for six Carbonell awards. The Carbonell Awards are awarded for excellence in professional theater and are the most... more

Americas Initiative
FAU Americas Initiative Programs Analyze the Role of Art in Redressing the Legacies of Oppression

Florida Atlantic University’s Americas Initiative will present a series of programs in January 2019 that address the role of art in redressing the legacies of oppression. The programs are presented in association with... more

School of Communication and Multimedia Studies
Going Beyond the Headlines to Explore the Immigration Debate

From this summer’s separation of migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to calls to end birthright citizenship and curtail asylum, immigration has arguably become America’s most controversial issue.... more

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program 2018
The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at FAU Wins National Title at the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C.

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at Florida Atlantic University recently competed in the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C. and finished first overall out of 60 competing universities. This is... more

2018 FAU Talon Awards
The College of Arts and Letters featured prominently at the FAU Alumni Association’s Talon Awards ceremony

The annual Talon Awards recognize a single FAU student, faculty member, community member and alumni and this year, three out of the four honorees were connected to Arts and Letters. 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.