Arts and Humanities

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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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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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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Master’s-degree student: ‘I try to see the creativity that is all around us’

Coming from a small, southern African country, Thandolwethu Mamba hopes to one day mesh his love for a variety of passions—including music, youth education, public health, and biochemical research—into a career path that will help others.

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Monument in Coconut Grove will honor Marjory Stoneman Douglas

The streaming service Hulu has launched a program to increase the number of statues honoring historic women in the country. Archival material about the activist from the University Libraries’ Special Collections will help provide information for the project.

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Deep Dive explores ‘Reefs, Wrecks, and Rascals’

Arthur Dunkelman, curator of the University of Miami Kislak Collection, shared his passion and expertise in a webinar Thursday that charted the feats and misdeeds of some of the most scurrilous pirates who roamed the Spanish Main in search of treasure.

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Student reflects on the intersection of Black culture and architecture

Recent graduate Jennifer Lamy studied alongside assistant professor Germane Barnes, who is well known for his work exploring the relationship between architecture and identity, and was empowered to learn the terrain.

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Student reflects on the intersection of Black culture and architecture

Recent graduate Jennifer Lamy studied alongside assistant professor Germane Barnes, who is well known for his work exploring the relationship between architecture and identity, and was empowered to learn the terrain.

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An emerging religious question: Will the faithful return?

With houses of worship reopening their doors after more than a year of disruption, University of Miami professors of religious studies explore the trends influencing whether the faithful and those hungering for connection will return to in-person attendance.

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An emerging religious question: Will the faithful return?

With houses of worship reopening their doors after more than a year of disruption, University of Miami professors of religious studies explore the trends influencing whether the faithful and those hungering for connection will return to in-person attendance.

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Communication students create media campaigns for local organization

Students in the Internet and Media Activism class provided Shake-A-Leg Miami with several ways to increase awareness of the work it does to help children with disabilities enjoy the waters of Biscayne Bay.

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Communication students create media campaigns for local organization

Students in the Internet and Media Activism class provided Shake-A-Leg Miami with several ways to increase awareness of the work it does to help children with disabilities enjoy the waters of Biscayne Bay.

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May guide to the arts at the U

University of Miami arts and humanities leaders reflect on the spring 2021 semester and offer their hopes for the future.

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May guide to the arts at the U

University of Miami arts and humanities leaders reflect on the spring 2021 semester and offer their hopes for the future.

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Hemingway is still a force in the literary sea

Among the most celebrated of American writers, Ernest ‘‘Papa’’ Hemingway continues to be read and studied for his writing style and masterful storytelling technique even as a new era evolves that celebrates a diverse amalgam of writers’ voices and interests, according to University literary experts.

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Hemingway is still a force in the literary sea

Among the most celebrated of American writers, Ernest ‘‘Papa’’ Hemingway continues to be read and studied for his writing style and masterful storytelling technique even as a new era evolves that celebrates a diverse amalgam of writers’ voices and interests, according to University literary experts.

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For Mitchell Kaplan, his bookstore is that ‘third place’ where people meet, share ideas

The owner of Books & Books, University of Miami alumnus, and co-founder of the Miami Book Fair discussed his career as an entrepreneur as well as his work in the community during the final “What Matters to U” speaker series event of the academic year.

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For Mitchell Kaplan, his bookstore is that ‘third place’ where people meet, share ideas

The owner of Books & Books, University of Miami alumnus, and co-founder of the Miami Book Fair discussed his career as an entrepreneur as well as his work in the community during the final “What Matters to U” speaker series event of the academic year.

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Film professor shares the inspiration behind ‘Phantom Lady’

Christina Lane, chair and associate professor in the Department of Cinematic Arts, has devoted her research in film studies to the subject of women in the film industry.

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Film professor shares the inspiration behind ‘Phantom Lady’

Christina Lane, chair and associate professor in the Department of Cinematic Arts, has devoted her research in film studies to the subject of women in the film industry.

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