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Lazaro Bosch graduates as CARTA’s Spring 2021 Real Triumph Grad

Raised in a hurricane-impacted trailer park about 10 minutes from FIU, Lazaro Yariel Bosch knew the odds were stacked against him – but his family was certain that he would be the first to attend and graduate from college.

While going to school full-time, Lazaro took on several jobs on campus to help provide […]

Steven Cruz Institute bridges the gap between science and storytelling

Many believe that science research and storytelling go together about as well as water and oil. But FIU’s Steven Cruz Institute for Media, Science + Technology (SCI) is changing this narrative by showing students how, in reality, you cannot have one without the other. 

Without research, there […]

SOUTH FLORIDA MEDIA NETWORK REPORTERS COLLABORATE WITH NAHJ NATIONAL MAGAZINE PALABRA

Two recent graduates of the Department of Journalism + Media (J+M), Ursula Muñoz Schaefer and Gabriella Genao, have published fascinating stories about Latin America in palabra, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ online magazine. The tales were completed in capstone classes taught respectively by the team of Professor Jay Sandhouse and Professor Kate […]

DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM + MEDIA BIDS A WARM FAREWELL TO PROFESSOR KATE MACMILLIN

Professor Kate MacMillin will retire at the end of the Spring 2021 semester, bringing her tenure with the Department of Journalism + Media to a close.

A 40-year veteran of the news industry, as associate professor for the Department of Journalism + Media, Professor MacMillin produced the award-winning documentary “South Florida’s […]

JOURNALISM + MEDIA LAUNCHES NEW DIGITAL CURRICULUM

Beginning the Fall 2020 semester, the Department of Journalism + Media launched a new digital curriculum to meet the demands of an increasingly technological world.

The updated Bachelor of Science in Digital Communication and Media STEM degree now offers four technically innovative majors:

Digital Journalism
This program gives students the critical thinking and technical skills needed to […]

CARTA departments nationally and locally ranked for excellence and value

The College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) at Florida International University is committed to the education of our next cultural leaders, performers and creators through our visual and performing arts programs.

We strive to advance Miami’s artistic and cultural landscape by implementing a curriculum intended to develop the students’ arts skills working […]

8 questions with Karla Kennedy Ph.D., director of distance learning, free speech and student voice advocate

Karla Kennedy, director of distance learning at FIU’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) wanted to be in the background growing up. She didn’t care too much for the spotlight and would have much preferred to be the backup singer rather than the lead, but life had a different plan […]

CARTA 2020 year-in-review – CARTA News

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 companies […]