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University community leaps into the ‘metaverse’

The XR Initiative has students and faculty members conceiving of new ways to solve problems and improve education by using immersive technology to connect virtual worlds.

University community leaps into the ‘metaverse’

The XR Initiative has students and faculty members conceiving of new ways to solve problems and improve education by using immersive technology to connect virtual worlds.

Inflationary adjustments are driving stock market and economic volatility

Federal Reserve Board policy, aiming to tame inflation, prompted major fluctuations on the elevated stock market this week and will continue to determine economic stability, say Miami Herbert Business School experts.

stories/2022/01/inflationary-adjustments-are-driving-stock-market-and-economic-volatility.html


Race car champion is driven to succeed in the classroom

Kay Van Berlo, once a competitive go-kart racer and now an international race car driver, shares what drew him to the University of Miami.

stories/2022/01/race-car-champion-is-driven-to-succeed-in-the-classroom.html


Increased psychedelic use during pandemic prompts new research

Denise Vidot, a University of Miami epidemiologist who has studied the impact of cannabis on well-being for a decade, has broadened her laboratory’s research to include psilocybin, aiming to explain a surge in use of both substances during the pandemic.

stories/2022/01/increased-psychedelic-use-during-pandemic-prompts-new-research.html



Jeff and Mimi Kinkead gift $1 million to ’Canes student-athletes

Alumni of the Miami Herbert Business School, Jeff and Mimi Kinkead have bequest $1 million in support of scholarships and career development for student-athletes.

stories/2022/01/jeff-and-mimi-kinkead-gift-1-million-to-canes-student-athletes.html

Jeff and Mimi Kinkead gift $1 million to ’Canes student-athletes

Alumni of the Miami Herbert Business School, Jeff and Mimi Kinkead have bequest $1 million in support of scholarships and career development for student-athletes.

stories/2022/01/jeff-and-mimi-kinkead-gift-1-million-to-canes-student-athletes.html


‘Cleared for takeoff’: New website takes an inside look into the history of Pan Am

Join University of Miami Libraries to celebrate the creation and launch of a new online portal that features thousands of Pan American World Airways materials digitized from various collections.

stories/2022/01/cleared-for-takeoff-new-website-takes-an-inside-look-into-the-history-of-pan-am.html

‘Cleared for takeoff’: New website takes an inside look into the history of Pan Am

Join University of Miami Libraries to celebrate the creation and launch of a new online portal that features thousands of Pan American World Airways materials digitized from various collections.

stories/2022/01/cleared-for-takeoff-new-website-takes-an-inside-look-into-the-history-of-pan-am.html



Tsunami-hit Tonga rekindles memories for University employees

In the aftermath of the tidal wave that hit the archipelago, three members of the University community share how tsunamis have impacted their personal and professional lives.

stories/2022/01/tsunami-hit-tonga-rekindles-memories-for-university-employees.html

Tsunami-hit Tonga rekindles memories for University employees

In the aftermath of the tidal wave that hit the archipelago, three members of the University community share how tsunamis have impacted their personal and professional lives.

stories/2022/01/tsunami-hit-tonga-rekindles-memories-for-university-employees.html


Research shows the benefits of olive oil

A staple of the popular Mediterranean diet, a new study reveals that olive oil, long known to provide health benefits, can even lower the risk of premature death.

stories/2022/01/research-shows-the-benefits-of-olive-oil.html

Research shows the benefits of olive oil

A staple of the popular Mediterranean diet, a new study reveals that olive oil, long known to provide health benefits, can even lower the risk of premature death.

stories/2022/01/research-shows-the-benefits-of-olive-oil.html



Innovation investment guru: ‘Volatility is not a bad word’

Cathie Wood, founder and CEO/CIO of ARK Invest, outlined the unique approach of her firm to invest solely in disruptive innovation and spurn traditional investment strategies, during a virtual conversation with the Miami Herbert Business School.

stories/2022/01/innovation-investment-guru-volatility-is-not-a-bad-word.html

Innovation investment guru: ‘Volatility is not a bad word’

Cathie Wood, founder and CEO/CIO of ARK Invest, outlined the unique approach of her firm to invest solely in disruptive innovation and spurn traditional investment strategies, during a virtual conversation with the Miami Herbert Business School.

stories/2022/01/innovation-investment-guru-volatility-is-not-a-bad-word.html


University community leaps into the ‘metaverse’

Four years into the XR Initiative, University of Miami students and faculty and staff members conceive new ways to solve problems and improve education by using immersive technology to connect in a network of virtual worlds.

stories/2022/01/university-community-leaps-into-the-metaverse.html

University community leaps into the ‘metaverse’

Four years into the XR Initiative, University of Miami students and faculty and staff members conceive new ways to solve problems and improve education by using immersive technology to connect in a network of virtual worlds.

stories/2022/01/university-community-leaps-into-the-metaverse.html


Sea Secrets lecture describes ‘Beauty and Peril in the Red Sea’

Marine geoscientist Sam Purkis gave the first presentation of the Sea Secrets lecture series about his return trip to explore the Red Sea aboard the OceanX research vessel.

stories/2022/01/sea-secrets-lecture-describes-beauty-and-peril-in-the-red-sea.html

Sea Secrets lecture describes ‘Beauty and Peril in the Red Sea’

Marine geoscientist Sam Purkis gave the first presentation of the Sea Secrets lecture series about his return trip to explore the Red Sea aboard the OceanX research vessel.

stories/2022/01/sea-secrets-lecture-describes-beauty-and-peril-in-the-red-sea.html


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