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

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  • Non-credit courses in a wide variety of fields, ranging from contemporary politics to the arts

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Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
FAU Announces Largest Gift in School’s History

Florida Atlantic University officially announced today that it has received its largest gift in school history – a $20 million gift from benefactors Kurt and Marilyn Wallach. more

Andra Gillespie, Associate Professor Political Science and Director of the James Waldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference at Emory University
FAU John O’Sullivan Lecture Series Presents “Race and Politics: The Crossroads of Modern American Political Culture”

A virtual zoom meeting on Friday, Nov. 20 at 4 pm featuring Andra Gillespie, Ph.D., Associate Professor Political Science and Director of the James Waldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference at Emory Univer... more

Stephanie Ortiz
Research Thursdays - Newly Published Research by Stephanie Ortiz Analyzes Racism and Sexism Across Online Platforms

“Trolling as a Collective Form of Harassment: An Inductive Study of How Users Understand Trolling,” was published in "Social Media + Society" more

Mascot Controversy: Native American Representation in Sports
FAU Presents “Mascot Controversy: Native American Representation in Sports”

The School of Communication and Multimedia Studies presents this virtual zoom webinar as part of its Critical Conversation Series on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 5 pm more

FAU’s Leon Charney Diplomacy Program
FAU’s Leon Charney Diplomacy Program Wins Second National Title

FAU’s Leon Charney Diplomacy Program finished first overall in the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C. 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.