>> 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.
>> 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…
>> 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...
>> 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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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...
Shows Include 'Sense and Sensibility,' 'Into the Woods,' Piano Gala and Big Band...
The Advisory Board for FAU's Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies will host Dinner and...
FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters' presents the "Master of Fine Arts...
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