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Angela Davis >>  Angela Davis recently spoke at FAU as part of a series of community justice events sponsored by the college. Davis addressed a crowd of more than 700 with a lecture that ranged from discussion of the prison industrial complex in the United States, to race issues, to the role of social activism in bringing about change.  Other community justice events this Spring have included the exhibitions “Community Justice: The Black Panther Party and Other Civil Rights Movements” and “Sharon Daniel: Secret Injustices 2007-2016,” an exhibition about the prison system in the United States. Information about all of the  lectures and events can be found here.

 

Student Spotlight

Spanish Honor Award

>> FAU's Rho Omicron Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, was  selected  as the recipient of  the  prestigious Ignacio  and  Sophie Galbis  Award, presented  annually  to the most outstanding chapter nationwide for activities accomplished during the academic year.     More…

Research & Discovery


Kelly Shannon >>  Kelly J. Shannon, Assistant Professor of History at FAU and faculty affiliate with FAU’s Peace, Justice, and Human Rights (PJHR) Initiative, has received a Summer Stipend award from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support research for a new monograph project on U.S. relations with Iran, 1905-1953. Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars and/or general audiences. Read more...



Alumni Spotlight


Melissa Hart>> Melissa Hart
, M.F.A. Theatre, ’90,  was chosen as the FAU 2016 Alum for the College of Arts and Letters. Veteran of several Broadway musicals, her Broadway credits include “Candide,” “Scarlet Pimpernel,” “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” “The Apple Tree,” “Georgy” for which she got a TONY nomination, and “Cabaret” in which she played Sally Bowles on Broadway and in the first national company.  Read more:
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Video Feature

First Video Footage of Monkey Population Nearing Extinction -  Using remote sensing cameras and sound recorders, FAU scientists are the first to capture rare video footage of a newly discovered population of critically endangered monkeys in a remote region in the world. Watch video. Learn more...

College News

FAU's Theatre Lab Presents a New Play Festival
FAU's Theatre Lab Presents a New Play Festival

Theatre Lab, the professional resident company of Florida Atlantic University, will present a...

Department of Theatre and Dance to Present 'The Last Days of Judas Iscariot'
Department of Theatre and Dance to Present 'The Last Days of Judas Iscariot'

FAU's Department of Theatre and Dance presents "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot," a play by...

Jeffrey Morton to Present 'New President, New Foreign Policy: A Two-Month Assessment'
Jeffrey Morton to Present 'New President, New Foreign Policy: A Two-Month Assessment'

Florida Atlantic University's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will present the...

FAU's College of Arts and Letters Receives Dale Chihuly Sculpture
FAU's College of Arts and Letters Receives Dale Chihuly Sculpture

Florida Atlantic University's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters...

2017 Annual Juried Student Exhibition
2017 Annual Juried Student Exhibition

The University Galleries and the Department of Visual Arts and Art History at...

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