FIU Celebrates Successful Partnership with Knight Arts Challenge Miami

Knight Arts Challenge Miami
For 10 years, the Knight Arts Challenge Miami has provided funding for winning ideas that have sought to challenge and enrich our community through the arts. In 2017 alone, the Knight Arts Challenge will award a total of $7.8 million to new ideas in four different cities, including Miami. As a frequent entrant to the […]

Florida International University students perform in historic concert in Havana

FIU choir in Cuba
Recently, FIU students performed with Argentine composer Martín Palmer in Havana, Cuba. The concerts were the first time the FIU choir has ever performed in Cuba. WPLG Local 10 News covered the trip and spoke with several students. HAVANA – Last year Argentine composer Martín Palmeri brought his “Misatango” to Miami-Dade in a performance with the Florida International […]

Students push storytelling boundaries using virtual reality

SCJ student Nomi Hernandez-Leiva
As news media becomes increasingly digital-first and technology continues to evolve, journalists continue to look for new and engaging ways to push the boundaries of storytelling. Among the latest emerging trends: Placing users directly into the story using virtual reality. Investment in augmented reality and virtual reality (VR) reached $1.1 billion in 2016, according to […]