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

You embrace lifelong learning:
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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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Theatre Lab Receives Heckscher Foundation for Children Grant
Research Thursdays - FAU’s Theatre Lab Receives Heckscher Foundation for Children Grant

The grant funds the Future PAGES, the @Center, LabRATS and the Teaching Artist Institute educational outreach programs at Theatre Lab... more

The Arthur and Emalie Gutterman Family Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education
FAU’s Arthur and Emalie Gutterman Family Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education Names Outstanding Holocaust Educators

The awards recognize educators who have demonstrated a positive impact on their schools and the wider community more

Archaeology Bootcamp
Research Thursdays - Department of Anthropology and the Florida Public Archaeology Network Host Archaeology Bootcamp Program

The program is part of a grant from the Bureau of Land Management for archaeology and public interpretation... more

Aimee Arias, associate professor of Political Science and associate dean for Research and Creative Achievemen
Research Thursdays - Aimee Arias received a Jean Monnet Project Grant from the European Union to create a South Florida High School Model European Union (SFHSMEU)

This project is made possible with the support of the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union... more

David Gergen, CNN’s senior political analyst
FAU Presents ‘Democracy Going Forward: The State of the American Presidency’

FAU’s Department of History presents the 2021 Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency with David Gergen, CNN’s senior political analyst. 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.