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

A Rich Array of Artistic and Educational Experiences

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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 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.