Sepideh Kalani is a Persian artist pursuing a Master of Fine Arts at the University of Miami. Photo: Joshua Prezant/University of Miami
Arts and Humanities

February guide to the arts at the U

Arts-related events for the month include a keynote presentation and student workshops with Jonathan Escoffery, author of this year’s One Book, One U selection; two film festivals; and a family workshop at the Lowe Art Museum.

February guide to the arts at the U

Arts-related events for the month include a keynote presentation and student workshops with Jonathan Escoffery, author of this year’s One Book, One U selection; two film festivals; and a family workshop at the Lowe Art Museum.

What the Class of 2040 will need to succeed

In a panel on Building Miami’s Next-Generation Workforce, University President Julio Frenk and the leaders of five other major colleges and universities discussed the challenges facing students in the rapidly changing labor market.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/what-the-class-of-2040-will-need-to-succeed.html


Using ancient myths to expand students’ perspectives

Senior lecturer Han Tran taps into mythology to help her students gain a broader understanding of their world.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/using-ancient-myths-to-expand-students-perspectives.html


Revealing cultural identity in architecture

Demar Matthews, a visiting professor in the School of Architecture, challenges his students to explore their own cultural backgrounds and incorporate their identities into architecture.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/revealing-cultural-identity-in-architecture.html



#FreeZamora: The fight to save press freedom in Guatemala

José Rubén Zamora is a Guatemalan journalist, publisher, and founder of three newspapers who has exposed political corruption in his country for two decades. A University of Miami panel discussed his case, and the state of press freedom in Guatemala and Latin America.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/freezamora-the-fight-to-save-press-freedom-in-guatemala.html

#FreeZamora: The fight to save press freedom in Guatemala

José Rubén Zamora is a Guatemalan journalist, publisher, and founder of three newspapers who has exposed political corruption in his country for two decades. A University of Miami panel discussed his case, and the state of press freedom in Guatemala and Latin America.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/freezamora-the-fight-to-save-press-freedom-in-guatemala.html


Striving to ‘change the narrative’ on mental health in the Abacos

A University of Miami initiative is being launched that will help health care providers in the Abacos islands in northern Bahamas to diagnose and treat patients who suffer from the type of post-disaster mental disorders that were prevalent in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/striving-to-change-the-narrative-on-mental-health-in-the-abacos.html

Striving to ‘change the narrative’ on mental health in the Abacos

A University of Miami initiative is being launched that will help health care providers in the Abacos islands in northern Bahamas to diagnose and treat patients who suffer from the type of post-disaster mental disorders that were prevalent in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/striving-to-change-the-narrative-on-mental-health-in-the-abacos.html



Dynamic program keeps students a step ahead

The exercise physiology program in the School of Education and Human Development provides doctoral students innovative hands-on research and teaching opportunities to advance their careers.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/dynamic-program-keeps-students-a-step-ahead.html

Dynamic program keeps students a step ahead

The exercise physiology program in the School of Education and Human Development provides doctoral students innovative hands-on research and teaching opportunities to advance their careers.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/dynamic-program-keeps-students-a-step-ahead.html


Cybersecurity and you

The University of Miami, with the help of all employees and faculty members, is working diligently to safeguard information and protect the University from cyberattacks.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/cybersecurity-and-you.html

Cybersecurity and you

The University of Miami, with the help of all employees and faculty members, is working diligently to safeguard information and protect the University from cyberattacks.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/cybersecurity-and-you.html



AI is sparking a revolution in health care

Representatives from across the health care spectrum touted the benefits that AI has already generated in the industry and imagined the technology’s potential to reduce inequities and free up medical professionals to “put the care back in health care.”

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/ai-is-sparking-a-revolution-in-health-care.html

AI is sparking a revolution in health care

Representatives from across the health care spectrum touted the benefits that AI has already generated in the industry and imagined the technology’s potential to reduce inequities and free up medical professionals to “put the care back in health care.”

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/ai-is-sparking-a-revolution-in-health-care.html


Satellites power research on Earth’s challenges

Using powerful Earth-observing satellites and data gleaned from geographic information systems, University of Miami scientist Julius Dewald has studied everything from the impact of slash-and-burn agriculture in Zambia to the effectiveness of tree-planting efforts in Miami-Dade County.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/satellites-power-research-on-earths-challenges.html

Satellites power research on Earth’s challenges

Using powerful Earth-observing satellites and data gleaned from geographic information systems, University of Miami scientist Julius Dewald has studied everything from the impact of slash-and-burn agriculture in Zambia to the effectiveness of tree-planting efforts in Miami-Dade County.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/satellites-power-research-on-earths-challenges.html


FOMO got a hold on you?

Social media platforms feed the “fear of missing out.” University specialists offer tips on managing scrolling habits.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/fomo-got-a-hold-on-you.html

FOMO got a hold on you?

Social media platforms feed the “fear of missing out.” University specialists offer tips on managing scrolling habits.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2024/02/fomo-got-a-hold-on-you.html


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