Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Creative and Critical Thinking Thrive Here

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

Welcome To The Cultural Hub Of South Florida
Explore. Enjoy. Partner With Us.

We invite you to explore a dynamic array of events, including lectures, exhibitions, concerts, dance and theatre…particularly our very own professional company, Theatre Lab. Consider partnering with us in one of our many endeavors spanning the arts, humanities, and social sciences.



Be Inspired:
Lectures, Art, Music, Dance, Theatre, Films

New insights, learning and inspiration awaits you at the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. By attending our events, you enjoy world-class art, culture, entertainment and lifelong learning. At the same time, you’re also contributing to deserving efforts: helping the local South Florida economy, nourishing the work force, and supporting deserving educational and community programs.

Our mission is to ensure our students the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the real world. We ground them in important ideas and diverse perspectives and preparing thoughtful, creative, multi-disciplined citizens for today's workforce. Whether an engineering, business, or biomedical sciences major, all FAU students take classes from the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, making it one of the largest colleges with an enrollment of more than 4,300 students.

Join us at an upcoming event:

Lectures
Visual Arts and Exhibitions
Concerts
Film
Theatre and Dance
Living Room Theaters

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FAU Diplomacy Program Claims Third National Title, Placing First Overall at Model U.N. Competition
FAU Diplomacy Program Claims Third National Title, Placing First Overall at Model U.N. Competition

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program finished first overall out of 51 competing universities and receiving five delegation awards... more

Clevis Headley’s Book Highlights George Yancy’s Contributions to the Field of Philosophy
Research Thursdays - Clevis Headley’s Book Highlights George Yancy’s Contributions to the Field of Philosophy

The book highlights the extensive contributions made by the American philosopher George Yancy, as well as the transformative power of his work... more

Installation images from New Art Faculty and Faculty Biennial, 2019, featuring Corey Lamb (foreground) and Joseph Velasquez (background)
FAU University Galleries Presents “2021 Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition”

An opening reception will take place on Friday, Nov. 12 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Schmidt Center Gallery... more

New Research on the Link between Alzheimer’s Disease and Social Connectedness  by Will McConnell
Research Thursdays - New Research on the Link between Alzheimer’s Disease and Social Connectedness by Will McConnell

McConnell, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and member of the FAU I-HEALTH Human Health and Dementia Research Focus Group... more

Michael Steele
Michael Steele, Former Chair of the Republican National Committee, to Discuss National Popular Vote at FAU

The lecture will be moderated by WPTV NewsChannel 5 anchor Michael Williams at the Lifelong Learning Auditorium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. 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.