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James Hacker a faculty member at School of Music played with Lynyrd Skynyrd in West Palm Beach and Tampa on May 4th and 5th

James Hacker has been with FIU since 1995. He is a Senior Instructor of Trumpet and the Director of the University Brass Choir and Studio Jazz Big Band.

2018-05-10T13:02:02+00:00 May 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on James Hacker a faculty member at School of Music played with Lynyrd Skynyrd in West Palm Beach and Tampa on May 4th and 5th

Eric Peterson and Darci Pappano, faculty at Architecture Department receive a travel grant from the German Academic Exchange Service

This summer eighteen FIU CARTA students from the departments of Interior Architecture and Landscape Architecture Environmental and Urban Design will travel to Germany with Instructors Darci Pappano and Eric Peterson to participate in the Bauhaus Open Studios Program from the German Academic Exchange Service. This six-week interdisciplinary workshop culminates in a one-week residency at the historic Bauhaus campus [...]

2018-05-10T18:47:21+00:00 May 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Eric Peterson and Darci Pappano, faculty at Architecture Department receive a travel grant from the German Academic Exchange Service

During O, Miami poetry month, come learn the language of trees

Trees are known to communicate to one another through an underground network, a kind of fungal and bacterial internet. It’s possible that they have something to say to us, as well. I invite our community to take a walk in a nearby park or anywhere in your neighborhood where you might come across some trees. [...]

2018-04-30T14:24:08+00:00 April 30th, 2018|News|Comments Off on During O, Miami poetry month, come learn the language of trees

Leonardo Castaneda, FIU faculty at the Department of Art+ Art History, has received a WaveMaker grant

WaveMaker Grants are part of the Andy Warhol Foundation of Visual Arts Regional Re-Granting Program, and was the first in the southeast founded under the former Cannonball non-profit. Since 2015, WaveMaker has awarded more than forty grants to creatives across Miami-Dade County through a juried process supporting projects that are non-commercial, non-institutional, stimulate critical thinking [...]

2018-04-23T14:22:42+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Leonardo Castaneda, FIU faculty at the Department of Art+ Art History, has received a WaveMaker grant

Amernet String Quartet plays Beethoven ‘Pathétique’ Sonata, op. 13 (arr. Jeffery Briggs)

FIU Artists in Residence, the Amernet String Quartet (Misha Vitenson, Franz, Felkl, Michael Klotz, Jason Calloway) in a performance of Beethoven’s ‘Pathétique' Sonata, op. 13 (arr. Jeffery Briggs) is  featured in “The Strad, ” the top Classical Strings magazine in the country. Read More and Listen

2017-10-10T13:03:57+00:00 October 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Amernet String Quartet plays Beethoven ‘Pathétique’ Sonata, op. 13 (arr. Jeffery Briggs)

Susan Jacobson from the School of Communication and Journalism talks to weather.com

Rising Sea Levels Spell Trouble Using a web app called the Sea Level Rise Toolbox, residents and travelers alike can see the potential impacts climate change could have on the Miami area. The app was developed by professors and students at Florida International University's School of Journalism and Mass Communications, using data collected by scientist Peter [...]

2017-09-18T13:57:28+00:00 September 18th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Susan Jacobson from the School of Communication and Journalism talks to weather.com

Margo will be on WLRN 91.3 FM on Tuesday, August 29th

Professor Margo Berman will be a guest speaker on an upcoming radio show, Topical Currents, on Tuesday, August 29th, from 1-2 p.m. (EST). It's on WLRN public radio (91.3 FM). During this episode, Pervasive Persuasion. She will discuss the influencers that impact consumers' buying decisions from brands and celebrities to bloggers and YouTube celebs. You can listen in at www.WLRN.org during [...]

2017-08-23T12:54:11+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Margo will be on WLRN 91.3 FM on Tuesday, August 29th

Meet the 2017 Tow-Knight Disruptive Educators

Seventeen standout journalism change agents will attend the Online News Association 2017 conference to share insights and learn from others. Robert “Ted” Gutsche: Assistant Professor, Florida International University Gutsche teaches critical and cultural interpretations of the news and strive to help students and reporters explore better ways of producing storytelling through community based journalism. “Journalism [...]

2017-08-22T12:51:30+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Meet the 2017 Tow-Knight Disruptive Educators

Environmental News in South America- Conflict, Crisis and Contestation

Combining perspectives from media studies and political ecology, this book analyses socially constructed news regarding three environmental conflicts in South America. In recent decades, South American political administrations have tied national economies to neo-extractive development strategies, creating not only vulnerabilities to global commodity boom and bust pricing cycles, but also to conflict regarding environmental and [...]

2017-08-07T12:50:56+00:00 August 7th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Environmental News in South America- Conflict, Crisis and Contestation

Marilys Nepomechie, Associate Dean of CARTA on CBS Sunday Morning program: “Lessons from Holland on fighting rising sea levels”

Windmills are more than just a traditional part of the Dutch landscape; they have played a key role in the war Holland has waged against the sea for centuries. Today the Dutch are using ever-more innovative methods to combat rising sea levels, strategies that may also benefit other nations confronting the effects of climate change. [...]

2017-05-22T16:25:17+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Marilys Nepomechie, Associate Dean of CARTA on CBS Sunday Morning program: “Lessons from Holland on fighting rising sea levels”
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