Music grad awarded prestigious $100,000 fellowship at UCLA

Marcus Norris FIU
Recent School of Music graduate Marcus Norris ’17 has been awarded the prestigious Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship at UCLA. He will receive a full scholarship and a $100,000 fellowship to pursue his doctorate in music composition. Norris applied using his master’s thesis — a 12-minute work for chamber orchestra titled “Brown Eyes, Black Magic.” In the piece, Norris attempts to create a mysterious […]

Fifth annual TEDxFIU breaks attendance record

Omar Durrani at FIU TEDx
TEDxFIU celebrated its fifth anniversary this year, christening the new Student Academic Success Center’s lecture hall as its inaugural event. The annual event—produced by the Division of External Relations and sponsored in part by the College of Arts, Sciences & Education—broke its previous attendance record, selling more than 600 tickets. And more than 1,500 people […]