Over Under Project: A Little Peace of Paris

Through the history of the world, man has sought after concepts that seem to lead to a better life: love, joy, success, and the like. Many times, however, these concepts fall short as many go through times of darkness and despair, failure and brokenness, a metaphorical storm in the midst of each life. As life throws curves into our path, it is easy to give up and accept the storm. However, as every storm has an eye in the middle, one can choose to seek peace. Whether peace of mind, peace on earth, or peace of heart, peace is one of the most elusive concepts in the universe, yet it presents itself to each of us regularly through beautiful, subtle moments and places...

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Grand Tour Project

FIU Honors students were given the Grand Tour Project form professor John Bailey. The Grad Tour Project requires students to study the past in order to discover their contemporary selves. Just as the founders of the United States looked at Rome as a guide and artists studied the Renaissance for inspiration, students of the Honors College will reflect on their commonalities and differences with classical and Renaissance culture...

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