Music student in Disney’s Royal Welcome Show Aug. 11

Nadya Borno, a vocal performance student in her junior year, will be playing a principal character in Elena’s Royal Welcome Show to debut on August 11 at Walt Disney World on the Magic Kingdom Stage. The show is based on Disney Junior’s newest star Elena, the first princess to come from Mexican and Hispanic heritage; […]

FIU Alumni Night at Villain Theater

Picture yourself standing on a stage. There’s an eager crowd anticipating your next move and it’s your turn to speak, but you haven’t a clue what you’re going to do next. For most people, this is the beginning of a nightmare. But for the improvisers at Villain Theater, it is an experience they crave. Villain Theater […]

Behind the Scenes: Lod Mosaic Installation

The Installation of Predators and Prey A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel February 10, 2016 – May 15, 2016 In 1996, workmen widening the Jerusalem – Tel Aviv road in Lod (formerly Lydda), Israel, made a startling discovery: signs of a Roman mosaic pavement were found about three feet below the modern ground surface. A rescue excavation was conducted immediately by the […]

FIU Architecture’s Eco Couture Fashion Show Awards $2000 to Students

On Thursday, March 31, the FIU Department of Architecture hosted the 3rd Annual Eco Couture Recycling Fashion Show, which drew more than 1,000 guests from the fashion and design world, the Miami community and FIU. The evening’s Master of Ceremonies was home designer, lifestyle expert, TV host, and magazine contributor Martin Amado,’96. $2000 in scholarships were available […]

Kev Marcus ’03 is Breaking Music Stereotypes

Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester ’03 and Wilner B. “Simply Sick” Baptiste, members of Black Violin, have been making musical waves in the media for some time now. They have stood before the renowned Apollo Theatre, joining musical legends such as Billie Holiday, James Brown and Lauryn Hill.  Both participated at TEDxFIU in 2013 to talk […]

Soledad O’Brien selects FIU to kick off Latino in America tour

As the No. 1 university in the nation for awarding bachelor’s and master’s degrees to Hispanic students, it’s fitting that award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien will kick off her national tour, I Am Latino in America, at FIU’s Graham Center ballrooms Monday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. “I am pleased to kick off our tour at FIU with a […]

SJMC Alumni Spotlight – Fall Semester

“The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at FIU played an enormous role in my current career path as a Reporter and Producer at Univision 23. Through dedicated teachers, impressive internship opportunities, and my passion for Journalism, I was able to make my dream a reality. THANK YOU!”  Ashley Marie Lapadula was born in Miami, […]

Welcome to FIU Landscape Architecture + Environmental & Urban Design!

FIU Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design Program
As of July 2014, the FIU Department of Landscape Architecture will be known the Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design (LA+EUD). “The words ‘Environment’ and ‘Urbanism’ communicate our focus and our program’s recognized body of work, curriculum, scholarship, research and creative activity,” said Roberto Rovira, Chair. Since its founding in 1986, the […]

Alumna and Faculty Perform at Third Annual Miami Performance International Festival ’14

A College of Architecture + The Arts alumna and faculty member are performing at the Third Annual Miami Performance International Festival ’14. Marilyn Loddi (BFA ’14) and Associate Professor Pip Brant are representing Miami/United States at the festival, which features artists from across the globe. On Saturday, June 21st, Marilyn Loddi (BFA ’14) led an Eggplantian […]