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ICOT18 Miami Conference Registration Deadline

April 15
The International Conference on Thinking (ICOT) is offered every two to three years in different parts of the world. It is taking place May 16 – 20 at FIU. The series was founded 34 years ago by the University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji. ICOT fosters collegial exchange and educational development around the topic of... Read more » Find out more »

Julius Klinger: Posters for a Modern Age

October 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Recognized as one of the leading graphic artists of the modern age, Austrian designer Julius Klinger (1876–1942) transformed commercial visual culture through his innovative advertising posters, book and magazine illustrations, mass promotional campaigns, ornamental and typographical design, and brand development. Associated with both the Vienna Secession and Jugendstil at the turn of the twentieth century,... Read more » Find out more »

Double Vision

October 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Graphic design helps establish a visual identity—a brand—for a client. At the same time, it can express the designer’s individual creativity. To explore this dual nature of graphic identity, Vienna-based design studio Seite Zwei transforms The Wolfsonian’s façade and lobby with typefaces, abstract forms, and color schemes derived from the work of Julius Klinger, one... Read more » Find out more »

ASCE CI Summit 2018

March 1 @ 8:00 am - May 3 @ 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Fort Worth, TX United States
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Construction Institute (CI) of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will hold its 2018 National Summit on March 1-3, Fort Worth, Texas. This will be a great chance for students to make quality one-on-one connections with industry experts and innovators; collaborate with professionals; learn from the best; and get exposed to others’ expertise and experiences at multiple networking... Read more » Find out more »


March 2 @ 8:00 am - May 3 @ 4:00 pm
Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute,
Room # EC 3930 Advanced Materials and Engineering Research Institute College of Engineering & Computing, FIU 10555 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33174 United States
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        The Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute (AMERI) invites all interested parties to attend a two‐ day training workshop focusing on micro and nano fabrication techniques for devices and analytical techniques for materials and failure analysis. Register by visiting  https://ameri.fiu.edu/ameri-workshop-2018/ Device and sensors using micro and nano fabrication techniques Class 100 and 10000... Read more » Find out more »

Red and Black: Revolution in Soviet Propaganda Graphics

April 5 @ 10:00 am - August 5 @ 6:00 pm
In the early years of the Soviet Union, artists and designers joined the project of building a new classless society. Constructivism, one of the key movements to emerge at this time, applied principles of the artistic avant-garde—abstraction and the machine aesthetic, for example—to the practical design of everything from architecture to household objects. An installation... Read more » Find out more »

Constructing Revolution: Soviet Propaganda Posters from Between the World Wars

April 13 @ 10:00 am - August 12 @ 6:00 pm
The 1917 Russian Revolution ushered in a relatively short-lived era of experimentation and idealism in the visual arts. Including some of the most iconic images in the history of graphic design, Constructing Revolution will present more than fifty Soviet propaganda posters, among them works by major figures of the early twentieth-century avant-garde such as Vladimir Mayakovsky and... Read more » Find out more »

Roarthon 2018

April 14 @ 5:00 pm - April 15 @ 12:00 pm
Wellness & Recreation Center – MMC,
11290 SW 12th St., WRC 101
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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Roarthon, FIU’s Dance Marathon, is a year-long fundraising campaign ending in a 17-hour dance party that will begin Saturday April 14 at 5:00pm in FIU’s Wellness & Recreation Center. All the funds raised benefit the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital right here in Miami. Over 300 students will participate in the 17-hour fundraiser that takes an entire... Read more » Find out more »