Arts and Humanities

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.

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White, Saget remembered as 'two of the most loved entertainment icons’

School of Communication professor Mitchell Shapiro, an expert on the history of television, memorializes Betty White and Bob Saget, two of TV’s iconic stars who passed away within 10 days of each other.

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White, Saget remembered as 'two of the most loved entertainment icons’

School of Communication professor Mitchell Shapiro, an expert on the history of television, memorializes Betty White and Bob Saget, two of TV’s iconic stars who passed away within 10 days of each other.

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White, Saget remembered as 'two of the most loved entertainment icons’

School of Communication professor Mitchell Shapiro, an expert on the history of television, memorializes Betty White and Bob Saget, two of TV’s iconic stars who passed away within 10 days of each other.

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White, Saget remembered as 'two of the most loved entertainment icons’

School of Communication professor Mitchell Shapiro, an expert on the history of television, memorializes Betty White and Bob Saget, two of TV’s iconic stars who passed away within 10 days of each other.

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Is US democracy in peril?

University of Miami legal and political science experts weigh in on whether the country is in danger of losing its democratic values and practices amid ongoing tensions between political parties.

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Is US democracy in peril?

University of Miami legal and political science experts weigh in on whether the country is in danger of losing its democratic values and practices amid ongoing tensions between political parties.

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Is US democracy in peril?

University of Miami legal and political science experts weigh in on whether the country is in danger of losing its democratic values and practices amid ongoing tensions between political parties.

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Remembering trailblazing actor and activist Sidney Poitier

As an actor, Sidney Poitier—who was born in Miami and received an honorary degree from the University in 1986—challenged the social order, according to School of Communication associate professor Terri Francis.

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Remembering trailblazing actor and activist Sidney Poitier

As an actor, Sidney Poitier—who was born in Miami and received an honorary degree from the University in 1986—challenged the social order, according to School of Communication associate professor Terri Francis.

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NASA’s Webb telescope will help unlock secrets of black holes

Nico Cappelluti, an assistant professor of astrophysics at the University of Miami, will compete for observation time on the groundbreaking James Webb Space Telescope, hoping to learn more about mysterious super massive black holes.

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NASA’s Webb telescope will help unlock secrets of black holes

Nico Cappelluti, an assistant professor of astrophysics at the University of Miami, will compete for observation time on the groundbreaking James Webb Space Telescope, hoping to learn more about mysterious super massive black holes.

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Technology creates engaging stage scenery

Instructors in interactive media and vocal performance collaborated this fall to utilize digital projection mapping and enhance the experience of “Opera Scenes” for the audience.

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Technology creates engaging stage scenery

Instructors in interactive media and vocal performance collaborated this fall to utilize digital projection mapping and enhance the experience of “Opera Scenes” for the audience.

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Survivors, experts discuss how to prevent gender-based violence

The University’s Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas invited Gloria Estefan, along with national and international leaders, to talk about sexual assault and about using a “framework of prevention, healing, and justice.”

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Miami Art Week leaves local industry ‘booming’

The annual exhibition returned to in-person happenings this year with a very positive reception. And University art experts believe the event continues to help propel the market year-round.

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Initiative gathers support for Native American, Indigenous studies curriculum

A team of faculty members, staff, and students are working to develop a degree program that will encourage a greater understanding of Native Americans and Indigenous peoples.

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Faculty members sing praise for Stephen Sondheim

Members of the University of Miami’s Theatre Arts Department pay tribute to composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who was the driving force behind some of Broadway’s most esteemed shows.

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Faculty members sing praise for Stephen Sondheim

Members of the University of Miami’s Theatre Arts Department pay tribute to composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who was the driving force behind some of Broadway’s most esteemed shows.

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University students set to showcase their talents during Art Week

University of Miami students will exhibit their artistic abilities during Art Week, which is underway and headlined by Art Basel—one of the leading art fairs in the world that is set for Dec. 2–4 on Miami Beach.

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University students set to showcase their talents during Art Week

University of Miami students will exhibit their artistic abilities during Art Week, which is underway and headlined by Art Basel—one of the leading art fairs in the world that is set for Dec. 2–4 on Miami Beach.

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University guide to Art Week 2021

Discover the University of Miami arts and humanities exhibits and events taking place during Miami Art Week 2021.

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University guide to Art Week 2021

Discover the University of Miami arts and humanities exhibits and events taking place during Miami Art Week 2021.

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Architect designs an ‘electrified’ vision for the future

Tapped by Lexus to create an exhibit for the luxury automaker’s LF-Z carbon-neutral electric car, the School of Architecture’s Germane Barnes created an installation that will highlight Design Miami/.

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Architect designs an ‘electrified’ vision for the future

Tapped by Lexus to create an exhibit for the luxury automaker’s LF-Z carbon-neutral electric car, the School of Architecture’s Germane Barnes created an installation that will highlight Design Miami/.

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Sights and sounds from the Miami Book Fair

The eight-day literary event in downtown Miami, which included discussions and presentations by members of the University of Miami community, celebrated the arts and humanities.

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Sights and sounds from the Miami Book Fair

The eight-day literary event in downtown Miami, which included discussions and presentations by members of the University of Miami community, celebrated the arts and humanities.

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University is set to dazzle at the Miami Book Fair

The University of Miami has joined the Miami Book Fair family of sponsors, supporting a premier event that brings people together from all over the world, celebrates literacy, and provides important discussion on timely topics.

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University is set to dazzle at the Miami Book Fair

The University of Miami has joined the Miami Book Fair family of sponsors, supporting a premier event that brings people together from all over the world, celebrates literacy, and provides important discussion on timely topics.

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Dynamic film duo discusses their award-winning project

Two, first-year Master of Fine Arts film students in the School of Communication collaborated and attained valuable learning experiences from each other while working as a team to create short films.

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Dynamic film duo discusses their award-winning project

Two, first-year Master of Fine Arts film students in the School of Communication collaborated and attained valuable learning experiences from each other while working as a team to create short films.

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