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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FAU to Exhibit the Work of 14 Artists in the Fifth Version of 'southXeast'

The University Galleries in Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters have selected 14 visual artists to be presented in the fifth iteration of “southXeast: Contemporary Southeastern... more

'Washington Post' Editor Eugene Robinson to Present 'Covering the Presidency in the Modern Media Age'

Florida Atlantic University’s 2018 Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency presents “Covering the Presidency in the Modern Media Age” with Pulitzer Prize-winner Eugene Robinson. more

FAU Department of Theatre and Dance Presents the Comedy "The Rivals"

Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Theater and Dance in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents “The Rivals,” a comedy by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, which runs more

FAU and the Palm Beach Book Festival to Present Erica Jong

Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters and the Palm Beach Book Festival will present Erica Jong with a lecture and book signing on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. in the University... more

FAU's Department of Music Presents "An Ellington Nutcracker"

Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Music in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will present an “Ellington Nutcracker” with the Florida Wind Symphony Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7... 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.

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