Vikaya Powell, who spent the 2020 football season working as a student manager for the Miami Hurricanes equipment staff, is the first woman to work in the same area for the NFL’s Cleveland Browns.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2021/05/graduate-student-breaks-barriers-in-sports-industry.html



Grad Schools & Colleges

Four faculty members inducted into the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida

Elected by their peers through a highly selective process, the new University academy members—Maria T. Abreu, Guillermo Prado, Jeffery M. Vance, and Stephen D. Nimer—will provide a resource for scientific studies of statewide topics.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2021/05/four-faculty-members-inducted-into-the-academy-of-science-engineering-and-medicine-of-florida.html


Grad Events

Speakers advise graduate students to embrace the uncertainty

Thursday’s graduate commencement ceremonies featured speakers who recognized the pandemic’s grip on the world and urged graduates to thrive during this period of volatility and encouraged them to be the leaders of tomorrow.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2021/05/speakers-advise-graduate-students-to-embrace-the-uncertainty.html