Public Theatre — Again! A Sea Change at Vizcaya

Faculty and students from the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts will showcase its A Sea Change theatrical production Dec. 2 at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens as part of an interdisciplinary day of examining Miami’s changing environment. The presentation in December, alongside scientists who study communication, the environment, and the arts, will feature music,[…]

Eyes Influences Local VR (Storytelling) Market has become a vital component of advancing digital storytelling in journalism and beyond in South Florida. In fact, two faculty members are currently in Argentina, presenting research in which 20 undergraduates worked with us to measure perceptions of news source credibility based on users’ perceptions of the neighborhoods in which the sources provided information[…]

Eyes Part of Investigative Journalism Project is leading a journalistic investigation supported by the Fund for Investigative Journalism to map and visualize through virtual reality Miami’s luxury development during sea level rise. Project partners include The Miami Times, the South Florida News Service, and FIU’s Mobile Virtual Reality Lab, FIU’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Center, and The South Florida Black[…] VR Project Wins Award

Work related to the VirtualEYES project received an award this summer from the Images and Voices of Hope (IVOH) organization related to engagement in storytelling of climate change. The project also led to an Honorable Mention for a Best Practices in Service Learning in Journalism and Mass Communication award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication,[…]

“A Sea Change” Hits Stage

More than 260 people experienced “A Sea Change” — the interdisciplinary theatrical performance focused on climate change and rising seas — at FIU’s two performing arts locations on April 4 and 7. The event was a part of the initiative. The performance, which featured dance, music, drama, virtual reality, and prose highlighted the work[…]