Arts and Humanities

Can the magazine that once highlighted Black success attract readers today? Members of the University community weigh in on the periodical’s past and its return to publication.

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Live concerts are back at Frost with a star-studded lineup

Students at the Frost School of Music prepare to perform with some of the best entertainers during this season’s Frost Music Live concert series.

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Live concerts are back at Frost with a star-studded lineup

Students at the Frost School of Music prepare to perform with some of the best entertainers during this season’s Frost Music Live concert series.

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Live concerts are back at Frost with a star-studded lineup

Students at the Frost School of Music prepare to perform with some of the best entertainers during this season’s Frost Music Live concert series.

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Live concerts are back at Frost with a star-studded lineup

Students at the Frost School of Music prepare to perform with some of the best entertainers during this season’s Frost Music Live concert series.

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Why do we collect things?

Various members of the University of Miami community, as well as collectors, offer a myriad of reasons for the fascination with accumulating items of interest.

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Why do we collect things?

Various members of the University of Miami community, as well as collectors, offer a myriad of reasons for the fascination with accumulating items of interest.

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Why do we collect things?

Various members of the University of Miami community, as well as collectors, offer a myriad of reasons for the fascination with accumulating items of interest.

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September guide to the arts at the U

Check out this comprehensive list of arts-related events happening this month on and off campus that includes a roundup of exciting concerts, exhibitions, and interactive discussions.

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September guide to the arts at the U

Check out this comprehensive list of arts-related events happening this month on and off campus that includes a roundup of exciting concerts, exhibitions, and interactive discussions.

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Peafowl proliferation in the Grove: Is it paradise or a problem?

A film by University of Miami faculty members documents the controversy and the efforts of the City of Miami to curtail the problem of a growing pheasant population in Coconut Grove.

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Peafowl proliferation in the Grove: Is it paradise or a problem?

A film by University of Miami faculty members documents the controversy and the efforts of the City of Miami to curtail the problem of a growing pheasant population in Coconut Grove.

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Legendary drummer’s visit to Frost School memorable

As the world mourns the loss of Charlie Watts, drummer for the Rolling Stones, Shelly Berg, dean of the Frost School of Music, remembers the time when the musician made a special visit to the University.

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Legendary drummer’s visit to Frost School memorable

As the world mourns the loss of Charlie Watts, drummer for the Rolling Stones, Shelly Berg, dean of the Frost School of Music, remembers the time when the musician made a special visit to the University.

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The Lowe welcomes back in-person visitors

The Lowe Art Museum on the Coral Gables Campus has reopened to the general public and will now offer free admission through May 31, 2022.

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How to support children’s mental health during the school year

University psychology scholars give parents and guardians some pointers about how to help lower their children’s anxiety levels during what may be a challenging school year with a new spike in COVID-19 cases.

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Surf’s up at the Olympics and in a new history class

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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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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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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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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