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

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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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The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson
FAU Theatre Lab Recognized with Two Carbonell Awards

Theatre Lab, the professional resident theater company of Florida Atlantic University, recently was recognized with two Carbonell Awards at the 43rd annual Carbonell Award Ceremony. Dawn C Shamburger, Theatre Lab’s resident... more

Jane Goodall
Jane Goodall Shares Her Reasons for Hope at FAU

Jane Goodall, Ph.D., the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, and a devoted conservationist, spoke to a sold-out crowd of 2,500 people at Florida Atlantic University on March 19, 2019. She shared her reasons for hope... more

Palm Beach Book Festival 2019
FAU and the Palm Beach Book Festival Present 'New York Times' Best-Selling Authors in Boca Raton

Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters is hosting the fifth annual Palm Beach Book Festival with an exciting group of New York Times bestselling, celebrity authors to give a presentation... more

Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life - Be The Change - April 5
Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life and FAU Present “Be the Change,” an Evening with Abby Wambach, Glennon Doyle and Brittany Packnett

Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life, Barb Schmidt founder, and Florida Atlantic University present “Be the Change,” an evening of conversation and storytelling on how personal empowerment and self-care can lead to positive social... more

White House
FAU to Host Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency

Florida Atlantic University’s 2019 Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency’s “Origins of the American Presidency,” a two-day symposium featuring scholars from around the world to present research,... 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.