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Michael Horswell >> Following a national search, Michael J. Horswell, Ph.D., has been named the new Dean for the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. In addition to a distinguished record of scholarship and teaching, Dr. Horswell brings a wealth of strengths and knowledge of the college to the position of Dean, having served as the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies in the college since December 2012. He was also Director of the Ph.D. in Comparative Studies Program from August 2012 to January 2017 and prior to that he served as Chair of the Department of Languages, Linguistics and Comparative Literature from August 2008 to December 2012. Dr. Horswell earned his BA in Spanish and Business Economics in 1987 from Wofford College, his Master’s in Spanish Studies from Middlebury College in 1989, and his Ph.D. in Spanish American Literature from the University of Maryland in 1997. Dr. Horswell replaces former Dean Heather Coltman, DMA, who has taken the position of Provost at James Madison University.

 

Student Spotlight

Commercial Music Program

>> The Commercial Music program recently recognized several students for outstanding achievements. The Jerry and Devon Love Endowed Commercial Music Scholarships were awarded to Josiah Blanchette, Patrick Montanari and Julia Rogers. The Miklós Rózsa Scholarship Awards for Film Scoring were awarded to Mark Wydler, David Browne and Ximena Rivas, in order from first through third.     More…

Research & Discovery


Foundations in Chemistry >> Professor Marina Banchetti, department of philosophy, has just finished guest editing two special issues of  Foundations of Chemistry (Springer), the leading international journal in the philosophy of chemistry.    Read more...

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Alumni Spotlight


Elizabeth Price>> 
Elizabeth Price, MFA, Theatre, received a Carbonell Award nomination for her role in “Reborning” which was staged at Arts Garage. Elizabeth  has worked as an actor and director in theatre and film in Los Angeles, New Orleans, Dallas, Austin, Atlanta, and New Mexico, but has now made South Florida her artistic home.  Read more... 
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Video Feature

First Video Footage of Monkey Population Nearing Extinction -  Using remote sensing cameras and sound recorders, FAU scientists are the first to capture rare video footage of a newly discovered population of critically endangered monkeys in a remote region in the world. Watch video. Learn more...

College News

FAU's Theatre Lab Playwright's Forum to Feature Nilo Cruz
FAU's Theatre Lab Playwright's Forum to Feature Nilo Cruz

Theatre Lab, the professional resident company of Florida Atlantic University, continues its...

Latin American Film in South Florida
Latin American Film in South Florida

FAU and the Latin American Training Center (LATC) announced the signing of a Memorandum of...

FAU Presents 2017 Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition
FAU Presents 2017 Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition

The University Galleries at Florida Atlantic University present the "2017 Biennial Faculty Art...

FAU Department of Theatre and Dance  Presents a Season of Comedies
FAU Department of Theatre and Dance Presents a Season of Comedies

Florida Atlantic University's Department of Theater and Dance in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College...

FAU to Host 'Fake News and the Modern Presidency' with White House Correspondent April Ryan
FAU to Host 'Fake News and the Modern Presidency' with White House Correspondent April Ryan

White House correspondent and CNN contributor April Ryan will be at Florida Atlantic University...

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