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NFTs are a new financial frontier in cyberspace

Non-fungible tokens have exploded in popularity as a way for people to purchase unique digital items, but the expansion of this market highlights the blockchain technology behind it.

NFTs are a new financial frontier in cyberspace

Non-fungible tokens have exploded in popularity as a way for people to purchase unique digital items, but the expansion of this market highlights the blockchain technology behind it.

Law professor analyzes the global minimum tax

Stanley I. Langbein, from the School of Law, explains the corporate tax rate that could help level the playing field in the global economy and the steps needed to implement it.

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Heading back to the office? Get your pets ready for the change

Philosophy chair Mark Rowlands, who has written a range of books exploring animal sensitivity and awareness, reminds us that keeping our pet’s routine in mind as we transition back to the office may well preserve peace in the household and prevent ruffling any fur.

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Symposium focuses on the rise of resiliency efforts

More than 60 environmental researchers, practitioners, and leaders from the Caribbean and South Florida offered presentations highlighting the “human center dimension” of climate change and resiliency.

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Dedication memorializes Holocaust victims

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, UM Hillel, the University’s Jewish student organization, hosted a name-reading ceremony on campus to honor the children who died during the World War II genocide.

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Dedication memorializes Holocaust victims

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, UM Hillel, the University’s Jewish student organization, hosted a name-reading ceremony on campus to honor the children who died during the World War II genocide.

stories/2021/04/dedication-memorializes-holocaust-victims.html


Frenk receives honorary doctoral degree

For “his work as an extraordinary health practitioner, scientist, politician, academic, and a truly model citizen in the Americas,” the University president was lauded by The University of the West Indies.

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Frenk receives honorary doctoral degree

For “his work as an extraordinary health practitioner, scientist, politician, academic, and a truly model citizen in the Americas,” the University president was lauded by The University of the West Indies.

stories/2021/04/frenk-receives-honorary-doctorate-degree.html



‘Intense life experiences’ drive student’s creativity

Jasmine Ortiz, a junior majoring in muscianship, artistry development, and entrepreneurship, hopes to one day merge her passion for music with her love for advocacy.

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‘Intense life experiences’ drive student’s creativity

Jasmine Ortiz, a junior majoring in muscianship, artistry development, and entrepreneurship, hopes to one day merge her passion for music with her love for advocacy.

stories/2021/04/intense-life-experiences-drive-students-creativity.html


Recipients of inaugural racial justice grants announced

As part of President Julio Frenk’s ongoing commitment to combat institutionalized and systemic anti-Black racism on campus and in South Florida, the Office of Civic and Community Engagement, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Butler Center for Service and Leadership launched the Racial Justice Pilot Grant Program.

stories/2021/04/recipients-of-inaugural-racial-justice-grants-announced.html

Recipients of inaugural racial justice grants announced

As part of President Julio Frenk’s ongoing commitment to combat institutionalized and systemic anti-Black racism on campus and in South Florida, the Office of Civic and Community Engagement, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Butler Center for Service and Leadership launched the Racial Justice Pilot Grant Program.

stories/2021/04/recipients-of-inaugural-racial-justice-grants-announced.html



New ‘north star’ guides University

The disruption caused by COVID-19 is accelerating innovations, technologies, and initiatives that will lead a stronger, more resilient University of Miami to its centennial in 2025.

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New ‘north star’ guides University

The disruption caused by COVID-19 is accelerating innovations, technologies, and initiatives that will lead a stronger, more resilient University of Miami to its centennial in 2025.

stories/2021/04/new-north-star-guides-university.html


Wastewater crisis sheds light on Florida’s environmental troubles

University experts in marine science, environmental health, law, and engineering reflect on state and local leaders’ decisions during a crisis prompted by contaminated water spewing from an old phosphate retention pond.

stories/2021/04/wastewater-crisis-sheds-light-on-floridas-environmental-troubles.html

Wastewater crisis sheds light on Florida’s environmental troubles

University experts in marine science, environmental health, law, and engineering reflect on state and local leaders’ decisions during a crisis prompted by contaminated water spewing from an old phosphate retention pond.

stories/2021/04/wastewater-crisis-sheds-light-on-floridas-environmental-troubles.html


School Library Month boosts awareness

Charles Eckman, the University’s top librarian, discusses topics relevant to his occupation and elevates knowledge about the profession.

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School Library Month boosts awareness

Charles Eckman, the University’s top librarian, discusses topics relevant to his occupation and elevates knowledge about the profession.

stories/2021/04/school-library-month-boosts-awareness.html


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