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:
FAU is proud to provide it.

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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The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program 2018
The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at FAU Wins National Title at the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C.

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at Florida Atlantic University recently competed in the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C. and finished first overall out of 60 competing universities. This is... more

2018 FAU Talon Awards
The College of Arts and Letters featured prominently at the FAU Alumni Association's Talon Awards ceremony

The annual Talon Awards recognize a single FAU student, faculty member, community member and alumni and this year, three out of the four honorees were connected to Arts and Letters. more

Adam Bradford, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., John Kelly
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Presented with FAU's Making Waves Award

Florida Atlantic University recently presented Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. with the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Making Waves Award. The award, which was presented during a lecture with Mr. Kennedy, recognizes... more

Decolonizing Refinement: Contemporary Pursuits in the Art of Edouard Duval-Carrié
FAU's University Galleries to Present 'Decolonizing Refinement: Contemporary Pursuits in the Art of Edouard Duval-Carrié'

FAU's University Galleries will present “Decolonizing Refinement: Contemporary Pursuits in the Art of Edouard Duval-Carrié.” The exhibition will be on view from Saturday, Nov. 9 through Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 in the... more

Bobby Kennedy
FAU Presents Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. with a Lecture and Book Signing

FAU and the Palm Beach Book Festival will present Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. for a lecture and book signing on Friday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Tickets are $35 and can... 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.