Arts and Humanities

The Miami Herald won a Pulitzer Prize this week for its coverage of the Surfside condominium collapse last June. Several University of Miami faculty members with a connection to the newspaper discussed the recognition received by the city’s hometown paper.

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Architecture graduate hopes to build a future in New York

After receiving four job offers, Katya Garcia, a Foote Fellow, will begin work for the Robert A.M. Stern Architects firm in New York City.

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Architecture graduate hopes to build a future in New York

After receiving four job offers, Katya Garcia, a Foote Fellow, will begin work for the Robert A.M. Stern Architects firm in New York City.

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Architecture graduate hopes to build a future in New York

After receiving four job offers, Katya Garcia, a Foote Fellow, will begin work for the Robert A.M. Stern Architects firm in New York City.

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Architecture graduate hopes to build a future in New York

After receiving four job offers, Katya Garcia, a Foote Fellow, will begin work for the Robert A.M. Stern Architects firm in New York City.

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Stepping outside of her comfort zone, student seizes opportunities to excel

Camila Treptow, a Miami native and aspiring doctor, discovers new passions and career goals in just two years at the University of Miami.

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Stepping outside of her comfort zone, student seizes opportunities to excel

Camila Treptow, a Miami native and aspiring doctor, discovers new passions and career goals in just two years at the University of Miami.

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Stepping outside of her comfort zone, student seizes opportunities to excel

Camila Treptow, a Miami native and aspiring doctor, discovers new passions and career goals in just two years at the University of Miami.

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New federal regulations target ghost guns

University of Miami researchers explain how ghost guns—which can be bought online and built at home—are made and the implications of a new presidential proposal to make them traceable.

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New federal regulations target ghost guns

University of Miami researchers explain how ghost guns—which can be bought online and built at home—are made and the implications of a new presidential proposal to make them traceable.

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Cosford Cinema to screen Haitian crime caper

“Kafou” is a dark comedy that explores the kidnapping phenomenon in the country. An in-person discussion with the movie’s director and a co-writer will follow the April 29 showing.

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Cosford Cinema to screen Haitian crime caper

“Kafou” is a dark comedy that explores the kidnapping phenomenon in the country. An in-person discussion with the movie’s director and a co-writer will follow the April 29 showing.

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Students share their lyrical verses during National Poetry Month

University of Miami students who are majoring or minoring in poetry discuss their craft and offer up samples of their writing.

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Students share their lyrical verses during National Poetry Month

University of Miami students who are majoring or minoring in poetry discuss their craft and offer up samples of their writing.

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Researchers detect a tropical plant species presumed to be extinct

Associate professor Kenneth Feeley and graduate student Riley Fortier were part of a research group that rediscovered a plant called Gasteranthus extinctus, named to anticipate its extinction.

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Dance therapy course explores the healing capacity of the arts

Carol Kaminsky teaches students to understand the connection between body movement and mind through her popular dance therapy course, which is offered through the Creative Arts in Therapy cognate.

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Duo places among Top 10 in debate competition

Students Iman Sami and Delphine Djomo represented the University of Miami in the Social Justice Debates, held at Morehouse College in Atlanta, that centered on the merits of desegregating schools.

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Fasting: A ritual of remembrance for many spiritual practices

As Muslims at the University and around the world continue the annual celebration of Ramadan, which requires a month of fasting from sunrise to sunset as one of its tenets, University of Miami religious scholars explore the ancient discipline of abstaining from food and drink as a universal devotional exercise.

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Fasting: A ritual of remembrance for many spiritual practices

As Muslims at the University and around the world continue the annual celebration of Ramadan, which requires a month of fasting from sunrise to sunset as one of its tenets, University of Miami religious scholars explore the ancient discipline of abstaining from food and drink as a universal devotional exercise.

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Gen Z students give tips on how to engage their peers

Members of Orange Umbrella, the student-run communication consultancy at the University of Miami, recently offered their advice to local communication leaders at a major conference on marketing to their counterparts.

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Gen Z students give tips on how to engage their peers

Members of Orange Umbrella, the student-run communication consultancy at the University of Miami, recently offered their advice to local communication leaders at a major conference on marketing to their counterparts.

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April guide to the arts at the U

Check out this list of arts-related events for this month, including an Earth Day concert at the Frost School of Music.

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April guide to the arts at the U

Check out this list of arts-related events for this month, including an Earth Day concert at the Frost School of Music.

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Ukrainian student charts a concert to benefit his homeland

The Frost School of Music will present musical selections—featuring faculty members along with students, alumni, and special guest artistic director Marina Radiushina—to raise money for humanitarian aid for Ukraine on Friday, April 1.

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Ukrainian student charts a concert to benefit his homeland

The Frost School of Music will present musical selections—featuring faculty members along with students, alumni, and special guest artistic director Marina Radiushina—to raise money for humanitarian aid for Ukraine on Friday, April 1.

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Conference explores interface between migration and urbanization

Scholars from the University of Miami and other institutions converged for a three-day virtual conference hosted by the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas seeking to integrate their insights on migration and urbanization, two areas historically viewed as distinct disciplines.

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Conference explores interface between migration and urbanization

Scholars from the University of Miami and other institutions converged for a three-day virtual conference hosted by the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas seeking to integrate their insights on migration and urbanization, two areas historically viewed as distinct disciplines.

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New exhibit shines a light on Cuban American art

The Lowe Art Museum and the Cuban Heritage Collection partner for the first time to present a display that features Cuban American art from the 1980s.

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New exhibit shines a light on Cuban American art

The Lowe Art Museum and the Cuban Heritage Collection partner for the first time to present a display that features Cuban American art from the 1980s.

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Global literacy explores boundaries in a modern world

Part of the focus of the University’s Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is to advance global literacy and celebrate multilingualism—avenues essential to promoting understanding and mitigating conflict in our contemporary world, according to University of Miami scholars.

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Global literacy explores boundaries in a modern world

Part of the focus of the University’s Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is to advance global literacy and celebrate multilingualism—avenues essential to promoting understanding and mitigating conflict in our contemporary world, according to University of Miami scholars.

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