Arts and Humanities

The workshop “First-Hand Knowledge: Exploring Primary Sources at UM Libraries” brought together library leaders to discuss different collections and archives available to the University of Miami community and the public.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/02/university-of-miami-libraries-contains-a-treasure-trove-of-materials.html


Can you spot a deepfake?

University of Miami researchers familiar with artificial intelligence technology offer their opinions about a phenomenon—the posting of images or videos that have been manipulated—that is becoming more prevalent online.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/02/can-you-spot-a-deepfake.html

Can you spot a deepfake?

University of Miami researchers familiar with artificial intelligence technology offer their opinions about a phenomenon—the posting of images or videos that have been manipulated—that is becoming more prevalent online.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/02/can-you-spot-a-deepfake.html

Can you spot a deepfake?

University of Miami researchers familiar with artificial intelligence technology offer their opinions about a phenomenon—the posting of images or videos that have been manipulated—that is becoming more prevalent online.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/02/can-you-spot-a-deepfake.html

Can you spot a deepfake?

University of Miami researchers familiar with artificial intelligence technology offer their opinions about a phenomenon—the posting of images or videos that have been manipulated—that is becoming more prevalent online.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/02/can-you-spot-a-deepfake.html


Theatre arts program paves paths for student

Yash Ramanujam shares the journey that led him from the Midwest to the University of Miami’s Department of Theatre Arts. Growing up in Illinois, Ramanujam saw South Asian American characters depicted in stereotypical roles only. He discovered that acting paved a viable personal and professional path that not only helped him to open up but to represent his South Asian culture.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/02/theatre-arts-program-paves-paths-for-student.html

Theatre arts program paves paths for student

Yash Ramanujam shares the journey that led him from the Midwest to the University of Miami’s Department of Theatre Arts. Growing up in Illinois, Ramanujam saw South Asian American characters depicted in stereotypical roles only. He discovered that acting paved a viable personal and professional path that not only helped him to open up but to represent his South Asian culture.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/02/theatre-arts-program-paves-paths-for-student.html

Theatre arts program paves paths for student

Yash Ramanujam shares the journey that led him from the Midwest to the University of Miami’s Department of Theatre Arts. Growing up in Illinois, Ramanujam saw South Asian American characters depicted in stereotypical roles only. He discovered that acting paved a viable personal and professional path that not only helped him to open up but to represent his South Asian culture.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/02/theatre-arts-program-paves-paths-for-student.html


Researcher addresses effects of climate change on tropical forests

Kenneth Feeley, associate professor of biology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the John C. Gifford Arboretum at the University of Miami, explains his research on tropical forests and his passion for training the next generation of scientists.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/02/researcher-addresses-effects-of-climate-change-on-tropical-forests.html

Researcher addresses effects of climate change on tropical forests

Kenneth Feeley, associate professor of biology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the John C. Gifford Arboretum at the University of Miami, explains his research on tropical forests and his passion for training the next generation of scientists.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/02/researcher-addresses-effects-of-climate-change-on-tropical-forests.html


Instructor uses video games to promote social change

School of Communication associate professor Lindsay Grace creates video games that will challenge people’s perceptions and biases, one player at a time.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/01/instructor-uses-video-games-to-promote-social-change.html

Instructor uses video games to promote social change

School of Communication associate professor Lindsay Grace creates video games that will challenge people’s perceptions and biases, one player at a time.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/01/instructor-uses-video-games-to-promote-social-change.html


February guide to the arts at the U

View a list of arts-related events for this month, including an international film festival and several musical performances.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/01/february-guide-to-the-arts-at-the-u.html

February guide to the arts at the U

View a list of arts-related events for this month, including an international film festival and several musical performances.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/01/february-guide-to-the-arts-at-the-u.html


Cuban Heritage Collection celebrates anniversary of its Roberto C. Goizueta Pavilion

The pavilion, located in the Otto G. Richter Library at the Coral Gables Campus, has greeted countless scholars, researchers, and community members offering a gateway to the largest depository of Cuban materials outside of the island.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/01/cuban-heritage-collection-celebrates-anniversary-of-its-roberto-c.-goizueta-pavilion.html


Linguist explores English-language learning in Uzbekistan

As part of a U.S. Department of State project rooted in the transition from Soviet legacy to Western ideology, a University of Miami professor emerita of linguistics is researching how political ideologies and sociocultural preferences impact English-language learning in the Central Asian nation of Uzbekistan.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/01/linguist-explores-english-language-learning-in-uzbekistan.html


Explore a seven decades-old tradition in support of arts programs

The South Florida community is invited to visit the Coral Gables Campus on Saturday, Jan. 14, and Sunday, Jan. 15, for the Beaux Arts Festival of Art—a family-friendly, open-air, free event that boasts museum-quality fine art.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/01/explore-a-seven-decades-old-tradition-in-support-of-arts-programs.html



January guide to the arts at the U

Check out this list of arts-related events for this month, including the annual Beaux Arts Festival of Art, Frost performances, and the Lowe After Hours.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/01/january-guide-to-the-arts-at-the-u.html

January guide to the arts at the U

Check out this list of arts-related events for this month, including the annual Beaux Arts Festival of Art, Frost performances, and the Lowe After Hours.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2023/01/january-guide-to-the-arts-at-the-u.html


Students view South Florida park through a different lens

University of Miami students taking the “Introduction to Digital Photography” course spent the semester giving back to the community through beach cleanups at Biscayne National Park and learning technical photography skills by capturing the landscape.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/12/students-view-south-florida-park-through-a-different-lens.html

Students view South Florida park through a different lens

University of Miami students taking the “Introduction to Digital Photography” course spent the semester giving back to the community through beach cleanups at Biscayne National Park and learning technical photography skills by capturing the landscape.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/12/students-view-south-florida-park-through-a-different-lens.html



Cuban musician’s archives donated to the CHC

The addition of Paquito D’Rivera’s material—which includes photographs, music scores, awards, and audiovisual materials—to the University’s Cuban Heritage Collection will be a treasure trove for lovers of jazz, Latin, and classical music.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/12/cuban-musicians-archives-donated-to-the-chc.html

Cuban musician’s archives donated to the CHC

The addition of Paquito D’Rivera’s material—which includes photographs, music scores, awards, and audiovisual materials—to the University’s Cuban Heritage Collection will be a treasure trove for lovers of jazz, Latin, and classical music.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/12/cuban-musicians-archives-donated-to-the-chc.html


Students focus their cameras on new artists at the U

Film students in professor Ed Talavera’s class learn key skills in cinematography, while helping to create music videos at no cost for emerging artists.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/12/students-focus-their-cameras-on-new-artists-at-the-u.html

Students focus their cameras on new artists at the U

Film students in professor Ed Talavera’s class learn key skills in cinematography, while helping to create music videos at no cost for emerging artists.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/12/students-focus-their-cameras-on-new-artists-at-the-u.html



Undergraduate with five majors excels at every level

After coming to the University of Miami with more than 50 credits from her high school dual enrollment program, senior Katerina Fernandez is set to graduate this spring with a combined five majors in the arts and humanities.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/12/undergraduate-with-five-majors-excels-at-every-level.html

Undergraduate with five majors excels at every level

After coming to the University of Miami with more than 50 credits from her high school dual enrollment program, senior Katerina Fernandez is set to graduate this spring with a combined five majors in the arts and humanities.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/12/undergraduate-with-five-majors-excels-at-every-level.html


Sooner or later, procrastination can lead to failure

University of Miami professors offer ways to avoid this condition, which affects nearly all of us—at some point.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/12/sooner-or-later,-procrastination-can-lead-to-failure.html

Sooner or later, procrastination can lead to failure

University of Miami professors offer ways to avoid this condition, which affects nearly all of us—at some point.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/12/sooner-or-later,-procrastination-can-lead-to-failure.html


Musical Arts student shares her passion for opera

Doctor of Musical Arts student Yaqi Yang is specializing in vocal performance at the Frost School of Music. She performs a recital on Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Victor E. Clarke Recital Hall. Yang is among the many Frost School students who perform recitals, which are always free and open to the public, throughout the year.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/12/musical-arts-student-shares-her-passion-for-opera.html

Musical Arts student shares her passion for opera

Doctor of Musical Arts student Yaqi Yang is specializing in vocal performance at the Frost School of Music. She performs a recital on Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Victor E. Clarke Recital Hall. Yang is among the many Frost School students who perform recitals, which are always free and open to the public, throughout the year.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/12/musical-arts-student-shares-her-passion-for-opera.html


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