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Congratulations Spring 2021 graduates!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – graduation season! As dozens of CARTA Panthers prepare to turn the tassel, the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts is here to help you on your new journey. Join FIU’s Panther Pack, a pack of more than 15,000 graduates that will help you [...]

By |2021-04-19T17:58:21+00:00April 19th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Congratulations Spring 2021 graduates!

CARTA programs ranked among world’s best by QS World University Rankings

CARTA’s architecture, design, visual and performing arts programs were ranked among the world’s best according to the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject.  Architecture ranked in the top 50 (#17-25) for their category among public U.S. universities. It is one of two schools in Florida to be ranked. CARTA’s design, visual and performing arts programs – along with our colleagues in [...]

By |2021-03-11T19:52:29+00:00March 11th, 2021|News|Comments Off on CARTA programs ranked among world’s best by QS World University Rankings

CARTA 2020 year-in-review

Amidst a year filled with uncertainty, and one many could not have predicted, one thing remained consistent – the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts’ (CARTA) ability to create, design, collaborate and inspire. Here is a look at some of CARTA’s top moments in 2020: 1. Communication expert Aileen Izquierdo shares what [...]

By |2020-12-16T16:12:39+00:00December 16th, 2020|News|Comments Off on CARTA 2020 year-in-review

Congratulations CARTA class of Fall 2020!

Dear CARTA Graduating Class of 2020, On behalf of the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts, I’d like to congratulate each and every one of you on your great accomplishments! Your last semester on campus was a time I know you and your families had been anticipating for many years. For some, [...]

By |2020-12-08T20:14:13+00:00December 8th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Congratulations CARTA class of Fall 2020!

Exceptional alumni: Aida M. Lora Architectural Associate III

Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Interior Architecture alumna Aida M. Lora moved to Miami in 2012 to pursue her dream of earning her master’s degree. After graduating from FIU in 2016 with a master’s in Interior Architecture, Lora worked with AECOM Miami as an interior designer. She is currently working at [...]

By |2020-11-16T22:40:41+00:00November 16th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Exceptional alumni: Aida M. Lora Architectural Associate III

School of Architecture reinvents curriculum amidst COVID-19

The past year has brought about immense change to the curriculum at FIU’s School of Architecture (SOA). A discipline often rooted in collaboration and connectivity has had to find new ways to provide this same structure remotely. But the process for both the students and professors – while at times bittersweet – has [...]

By |2020-10-13T18:36:18+00:00October 13th, 2020|News|Comments Off on School of Architecture reinvents curriculum amidst COVID-19

Designing for a dignified end: Compassionate spaces for dying alone in the age of social distancing

The pandemic and its subsequent social distancing rules have brought into sharp focus a long-standing grievance in quality of healthcare design: the experience of patients dying alone in hospitals. As a recent editorial in the “Journal of Intensive Care Medicine” declares “…of all the harrowing images of the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps none is [...]

By |2020-09-14T17:51:11+00:00September 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Designing for a dignified end: Compassionate spaces for dying alone in the age of social distancing

In memory of William G. McMinn, founding dean of the School of Architecture

It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of William G. McMinn, founding dean of the FIU School of Architecture, now part of the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts. McMinn passed away on Friday, August 21 in Asheville, North Carolina at the age of 88.   William McMinn’s influence on our School of [...]

By |2020-08-27T19:25:58+00:00August 27th, 2020|News|Comments Off on In memory of William G. McMinn, founding dean of the School of Architecture

What you need to know about Fall 2020: COVID-19 training and guidelines for the upcoming semester

As the start of the fall term approaches, the university has implemented new procedures and guidelines to keep Panthers safe. Read on to learn about the student-specific updates coming to FIU and the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts this fall.    Panthers Protecting Panthers   Panthers Protecting Panthers is FIU’s repopulation plan for Fall 2020. It is meant [...]

By |2020-08-12T14:20:50+00:00August 12th, 2020|News|Comments Off on What you need to know about Fall 2020: COVID-19 training and guidelines for the upcoming semester

Three CARTA faculty members honored as 2019-2020 Top Scholars

Each year, President Mark B. Rosenberg and Provost Kenneth G. Furton recognize faculty members who, over the past year, had significant achievements in research and teaching. They are commended through the annual FIU Top Scholar Awards. This year, three outstanding faculty members from the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts were honorees. [...]

By |2020-08-05T16:55:22+00:00August 5th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Three CARTA faculty members honored as 2019-2020 Top Scholars