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A controversial letter in Harper’s Magazine warns of a cancel culture that can stymy open exchanges.

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Miller School dean to lead panel on racial justice

Henri R. Ford will chair a Miller School of Medicine event on July 22 that will feature experts on inclusion, civil rights, and diversity who will discuss ways to promote racial equality at the University and in South Florida.

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Miller School dean to lead panel on racial justice

Henri R. Ford will chair a Miller School of Medicine event on July 22 that will feature experts on inclusion, civil rights, and diversity who will discuss ways to promote racial equality at the University and in South Florida.

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Miller School dean to lead panel on racial justice

Henri R. Ford will chair a Miller School of Medicine event on July 22 that will feature experts on inclusion, civil rights, and diversity who will discuss ways to promote racial equality at the University and in South Florida.

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Miller School dean to lead panel on racial justice

Henri R. Ford will chair a Miller School of Medicine event on July 22 that will feature experts on inclusion, civil rights, and diversity who will discuss ways to promote racial equality at the University and in South Florida.

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For Hong Kong, ‘the road to freedom is long and hard’

Political science professor June Teufel Dreyer offers a historic analysis of Hong Kong’s relationship with China—and discusses what the future holds for Asia’s second most prosperous city.

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For Hong Kong, ‘the road to freedom is long and hard’

Political science professor June Teufel Dreyer offers a historic analysis of Hong Kong’s relationship with China—and discusses what the future holds for Asia’s second most prosperous city.

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For Hong Kong, ‘the road to freedom is long and hard’

Political science professor June Teufel Dreyer offers a historic analysis of Hong Kong’s relationship with China—and discusses what the future holds for Asia’s second most prosperous city.

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Alumna’s study revealed economic benefits of Dreamers to US

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy recipients, or Dreamers, with college degrees have contributed significantly to tax revenue generation in the states where they live.

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Alumna’s study revealed economic benefits of Dreamers to US

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy recipients, or Dreamers, with college degrees have contributed significantly to tax revenue generation in the states where they live.

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Florida's 12 law schools form new consortium for racial justice

The Florida Law School's Consortium for Racial Justice will leverage the strengths of every law school in the state to assist community organizations fighting for racial justice and policy reform.

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Florida's 12 law schools form new consortium for racial justice

The Florida Law School's Consortium for Racial Justice will leverage the strengths of every law school in the state to assist community organizations fighting for racial justice and policy reform.

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Opinion: DACA decree is a lesson in fragility

When compared to the Supreme Court’s ruling on LGBT worker rights, the decision on Dreamers is fragile since it provided a roadmap on how to dismantle it.

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Opinion: DACA decree is a lesson in fragility

When compared to the Supreme Court’s ruling on LGBT worker rights, the decision on Dreamers is fragile since it provided a roadmap on how to dismantle it.

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Landmark Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ workers

Faculty members at the School of Law, including Dean Anthony E. Varona, weigh in on the historic decision, which is considered a major victory for advocates of gay and transgender rights.

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National prison project tracks the pandemic behind bars

Public health scientists at the University of Miami and two other institutions launch the COVID Prison Project to encourage policies and procedures that protect one of the most vulnerable but least-cared-about populations.

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Experts explore Twitter and its role in public conversations

University of Miami communication specialists analyze the susceptibility of Twitter and other social media platforms to society’s ills—racism, rage, and violence—and what might be done to improve digital media as a resource.

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Law scholar explains the Insurrection Act

Charlton Copeland, professor at the University of Miami School of Law, expounds on the history and uses for the legislation cited by President Trump during recent protests.

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Law scholar explains the Insurrection Act

Charlton Copeland, professor at the University of Miami School of Law, expounds on the history and uses for the legislation cited by President Trump during recent protests.

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Student organizers of Coral Gables protest focus on reforms

Following Saturday’s rally against racist policing, the student organizers are setting their sights on changing the conversation—and the system.

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Student organizers of Coral Gables protest focus on reforms

Following Saturday’s rally against racist policing, the student organizers are setting their sights on changing the conversation—and the system.

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Teach-in addresses police practices in the wake of George Floyd’s death

Law professors, students, and elected officials participated in the session, speaking on topics that included how to hold police officers and prosecutors more accountable.

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Teach-in addresses police practices in the wake of George Floyd’s death

Law professors, students, and elected officials participated in the session, speaking on topics that included how to hold police officers and prosecutors more accountable.

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An in-depth discussion about immigration and ‘Dreamers’ highlights symposium

The University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas hosted an online seminar Wednesday to address immigration in the age of deportation.

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An in-depth discussion about immigration and ‘Dreamers’ highlights symposium

The University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas hosted an online seminar Wednesday to address immigration in the age of deportation.

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Law expert: Michael Flynn’s legal saga is stretching the fabric of justice

Ricardo Bascuas, professor of law, analyzes the latest legal twist in the ongoing drama involving the former national security advisor, whose politically tinged case has been characterized by irregularities.

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Law expert: Michael Flynn’s legal saga is stretching the fabric of justice

Ricardo Bascuas, professor of law, analyzes the latest legal twist in the ongoing drama involving the former national security advisor, whose politically tinged case has been characterized by irregularities.

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Experts address the effects of COVID-19 on the presidential campaign

Political scientists at the University of Miami discuss how the novel coronavirus may impact the 2020 election.

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Experts address the effects of COVID-19 on the presidential campaign

Political scientists at the University of Miami discuss how the novel coronavirus may impact the 2020 election.

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Donna Shalala: A joint public health and employment strategy needed to combat COVID-19

The U.S. congresswoman and former University of Miami president offered tips for student success, lauded business creativity, and talked about her personal leadership development in a conversation facilitated by the Miami Herbert Business School on leading in the time of the coronavirus.

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Donna Shalala: A joint public health and employment strategy needed to combat COVID-19

The U.S. congresswoman and former University of Miami president offered tips for student success, lauded business creativity, and talked about her personal leadership development in a conversation facilitated by the Miami Herbert Business School on leading in the time of the coronavirus.

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