CARTA Dean's Newsletter 10/24
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CARTA Dean's Newsletter

Brian Schriner

This Week @ The SGA

Hello Panthers!

Here are some friendly reminders! The Halloween spectacular is on October 26 from 5-9pm at the Pi Kapp House! Come out and support FIU and have a fun time.

Also, the last Cafecito con SGA is on November 16 in the Housing Quad from 11-2pm! This event is hosted by the legislative branch of SGA- the Senate. So come out and have a cup of coffee with me! I’d love to see lots of CARTA students there and be able to meet you personally.
See you there!
Kayla Cox

Miranda Mulligan Appointed as 2106-17 Knight Innovator-In-Residence

Dear Colleagues,
It’s my pleasure to announce the appointment of Miranda Mulligan as the 2016-17 Knight Innovator-In-Residence for the School of Communication + Journalism.
Professor Mulligan is a leader in media, design, user-experience, and digital strategy. Her professional experience includes serving as an executive board member for the Society for News Design as well as program director for its rapid-prototyping event series, SNDMakes. Formerly, she was a creative director at National Geographic Society, executive director of award-winning Northwestern University Knight Lab, and digital design director at The Boston Globe. In 2011, she led the responsive design approach to, the first major site to use the technique and the recipient of numerous awards and accolades. 
As this year’s Knight Innovator-In-Residence, Professor Mulligan will work collaboratively with our faculty developing programming to enable cross-disciplinary collaborations through human-centered, prototype-driven design.
Please join me in welcoming Professor Mulligan to FIU, the SCJ, and CARTA.
Warmest regards,

When: Thursday, October 27 at 2:00 PM.
Where: Wolfe University Center, WC 100, BBC Campus
Hosted By: School of Communication + Journalism, Brian Schriner, Dean

Panel Members:

  • Fred Blevens, Ph. D., Professor of Journalism, Department of Journalism + Media
  • Alejandro Alvarado, Ph. D., Professor of Journalism, Department of Journalism + Media
  • Terence Sheperd, News Director, WLRN-Miami Herald News
  • Aileen Izquierdo, M.S., Instructor of Communication + Director, Masters in Global Strategic Communication, Department of Communication

Final Week of the October Music Series

Join us in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center with the return of our FIU Music Festival this season from October 5th until October 28th! For information about all festival performances, please visit

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Homecoming Success!

We hope you had as wonderful a Homecoming as we all did - not only did we get to reconnect with alums and old friends, but CARTA won the Homecoming Decorating Contest - congrats team!

Roar for the Cure: 5k and Health Awareness Fair
October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This 5k and health awareness fair aims to educate about the healthy lifestyle practices that can contribute to cancer prevention, while raising awareness about breast cancer risks, screening and resources. Follow the link below to register for participation. 

Register to Run!

Opening Reception: Exhibition MONAD Studio “Sound LAB Series” with Viktoria Modesta

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 27, 2016

Time- 6:30pm

The MONAD Studio “Sound LAB Series” is a multi-events and exhibitions developed by Associated Professor Eric Goldemberg and fellow MONAD Studio co-Founder Veronica Zalcberg ( This series will bring to MBUS a group of the most advanced architects, fashion designers, artists, and musicians doing cutting-edge work that questions the limits of the know-how involved in the creation of trans-disciplinar projects.

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MFA Students Exhibit Their Art in Downtown Little Haiti

The beauty and diversity of Florida International University’s student body was brought to the forefront this past Friday at the Laundromat Art Space in the heart of downtown Little Haiti. The exhibit named ‘Thirteen squared’ showcased art pieces from fourteen Masters of Fine Arts candidates, each representing their unique culture and background in their work.

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Sea Level Solution Center's Sea Level Solution Day in Miami-Dade County on Oct. 16

Dozens of students and faculty from the Department of Journalism + Media helped to organize and work the Sea Level Solution Center's Sea Level Solution Day in Miami-Dade County on Oct. 16.
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Taking on Middle Tennessee

This Saturday the Panthers will play Middle Tennessee on Oct 29 @ 7 p.m. Are you going to catch the game?
Get Tickets
To read these stories and more visit us at CARTANEWS.FIU.EDU
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