Arts and Humanities

With a Hawaiian woman capturing gold in surfing’s Olympic debut, professor Martin Nesvig discusses his course on surfing and Hawaiian history.

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University Libraries sheds light on turmoil in Cuba, Haiti

Learn more about the Cuban and Haitian diasporas from the University’s Special Collections and Cuban Heritage Collection—the largest archive of materials about Cuba outside of the island.

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University Libraries sheds light on turmoil in Cuba, Haiti

Learn more about the Cuban and Haitian diasporas from the University’s Special Collections and Cuban Heritage Collection—the largest archive of materials about Cuba outside of the island.

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University Libraries sheds light on turmoil in Cuba, Haiti

Learn more about the Cuban and Haitian diasporas from the University’s Special Collections and Cuban Heritage Collection—the largest archive of materials about Cuba outside of the island.

../stories/2021/07/university-libraries-sheds-light-on-turmoil-in-cuba,-haiti.html

University Libraries sheds light on turmoil in Cuba, Haiti

Learn more about the Cuban and Haitian diasporas from the University’s Special Collections and Cuban Heritage Collection—the largest archive of materials about Cuba outside of the island.

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Historian appointed Bacardí Chair in Cuban and Cuban-American Studies

Michael J. Bustamante, noted scholar and author of “Cuban Memory Wars,” will help launch an interdisciplinary undergraduate program in Cuban studies.

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Historian appointed Bacardí Chair in Cuban and Cuban-American Studies

Michael J. Bustamante, noted scholar and author of “Cuban Memory Wars,” will help launch an interdisciplinary undergraduate program in Cuban studies.

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Historian appointed Bacardí Chair in Cuban and Cuban-American Studies

Michael J. Bustamante, noted scholar and author of “Cuban Memory Wars,” will help launch an interdisciplinary undergraduate program in Cuban studies.

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Frost School, Festival Napa Valley ‘join forces’

The Frost School of Music continues to expand opportunities for students and has partnered with the music, food, and wine festival. A selected group took a musical journey to California to perform in the 10-day event.

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Frost School, Festival Napa Valley ‘join forces’

The Frost School of Music continues to expand opportunities for students and has partnered with the music, food, and wine festival. A selected group took a musical journey to California to perform in the 10-day event.

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Condo collapse could transform building codes in Florida

When Hurricane Andrew devastated south Miami-Dade County nearly 30 years ago, the state’s building codes underwent a major revision. The recent collapse of the building in Surfside could do the same.

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Condo collapse could transform building codes in Florida

When Hurricane Andrew devastated south Miami-Dade County nearly 30 years ago, the state’s building codes underwent a major revision. The recent collapse of the building in Surfside could do the same.

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Historian’s book about Satchel Paige headed to Hollywood

History professor Donald Spivey spent 12 years researching and writing “If You Were Only White: The Life of Leroy ‘Satchel’ Paige.” Now, Apple Studios has acquired the rights to the text for a dramatic series on Negro Leagues Baseball, using the life of Paige as a backdrop.

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Historian’s book about Satchel Paige headed to Hollywood

History professor Donald Spivey spent 12 years researching and writing “If You Were Only White: The Life of Leroy ‘Satchel’ Paige.” Now, Apple Studios has acquired the rights to the text for a dramatic series on Negro Leagues Baseball, using the life of Paige as a backdrop.

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Explore Florida’s fashion trends throughout the years

In the online series, “Deep Dives,” Cristina Favretto, head of the University of Miami Libraries Special Collections, will host a catwalk through rare books and other items in the archives that feature styles from the past.

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Journalists bring expertise, heart to Surfside coverage

Faculty members and a graduate student in the School of Communication—veteran newspeople—share how they cope with covering large scale catastrophes, including the condo building collapse.

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Summer is the perfect time to dive into a book

University faculty and staff members share the titles of books currently on their reading lists.

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Frost Chopin Academy connects professionals, students

The Frost School of Music showcases pianist Frédéric Chopin with an academy and festival dedicated to the composer’s craft that brings together masters and novices.

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Frost Chopin Academy connects professionals, students

The Frost School of Music showcases pianist Frédéric Chopin with an academy and festival dedicated to the composer’s craft that brings together masters and novices.

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Frost School faculty member celebrates in ‘Stride’ with Pulitzer win

Tania León, the 2021 Distinguished Composer-in-Residence for the Frost School of Music, was recently awarded the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in music.

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Frost School faculty member celebrates in ‘Stride’ with Pulitzer win

Tania León, the 2021 Distinguished Composer-in-Residence for the Frost School of Music, was recently awarded the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in music.

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Artist’s archive sheds light on ’60s, ’70s Cuba

German-born Anna Veltfort spent her formative years on the island, and her unique blog and historical material now have a special place in the University of Miami Libraries’ Cuban Heritage Collection.

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Artist’s archive sheds light on ’60s, ’70s Cuba

German-born Anna Veltfort spent her formative years on the island, and her unique blog and historical material now have a special place in the University of Miami Libraries’ Cuban Heritage Collection.

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CEO of Camillus House credits degree for her success

Hilda Fernandez, a University alumna, attributes her studies in communications as the foundation for a dynamic career in local government, media, and leadership.

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CEO of Camillus House credits degree for her success

Hilda Fernandez, a University alumna, attributes her studies in communications as the foundation for a dynamic career in local government, media, and leadership.

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Training ground fuels musical careers, dreams

For nearly two decades, the Frost Preparatory Program at the University of Miami has served children by taking them on a musical journey. But that trip also has paved career paths for countless students who worked as teaching assistants and found a calling.

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Training ground fuels musical careers, dreams

For nearly two decades, the Frost Preparatory Program at the University of Miami has served children by taking them on a musical journey. But that trip also has paved career paths for countless students who worked as teaching assistants and found a calling.

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Architecture students participate in Nantucket challenge

A group, led by Sonia Chao, research associate professor in the School of Architecture, was invited to reimagine the coastal island town and suggest ways it could meet the challenges of sea level rise.

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Architecture students participate in Nantucket challenge

A group, led by Sonia Chao, research associate professor in the School of Architecture, was invited to reimagine the coastal island town and suggest ways it could meet the challenges of sea level rise.

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Top CNN producer lives, loves, and breathes news

Javier Morgado, a graduate of the School of Communication, said he learned all the ins and outs of broadcast journalism at the University.

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Top CNN producer lives, loves, and breathes news

Javier Morgado, a graduate of the School of Communication, said he learned all the ins and outs of broadcast journalism at the University.

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