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Members of the University of Miami network were recently recognized for their commitment to both the community and their profession by the Cuban American Bar Association.

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A boost for Sylvester: DeSantis announces $100 million in funding for state’s top cancer centers

The Florida funding will help Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine conduct cutting-edge research and improve the care and treatment of patients.

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A boost for Sylvester: DeSantis announces $100 million in funding for state’s top cancer centers

The Florida funding will help Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine conduct cutting-edge research and improve the care and treatment of patients.

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A boost for Sylvester: DeSantis announces $100 million in funding for state’s top cancer centers

The Florida funding will help Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine conduct cutting-edge research and improve the care and treatment of patients.

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A boost for Sylvester: DeSantis announces $100 million in funding for state’s top cancer centers

The Florida funding will help Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine conduct cutting-edge research and improve the care and treatment of patients.

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The University ‘has taught me about patience, diligence, and being a consistent leader’

Landon Coles, former Student Government president, acknowledged how a combination of mentorship and challenges helped to develop him into the confident leader he is today.

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The University ‘has taught me about patience, diligence, and being a consistent leader’

Landon Coles, former Student Government president, acknowledged how a combination of mentorship and challenges helped to develop him into the confident leader he is today.

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The University ‘has taught me about patience, diligence, and being a consistent leader’

Landon Coles, former Student Government president, acknowledged how a combination of mentorship and challenges helped to develop him into the confident leader he is today.

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David Yellen named dean of the University of Miami School of Law

A brilliant barrister who has argued a case before the Supreme Court and innovated in the classroom, Yellen has served as a dean at two prestigious schools of law and is known as one of the most influential figures in legal education.

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David Yellen named dean of the University of Miami School of Law

A brilliant barrister who has argued a case before the Supreme Court and innovated in the classroom, Yellen has served as a dean at two prestigious schools of law and is known as one of the most influential figures in legal education.

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‘Let them test you, but don’t let them defeat you’

Adalberto “Bert” Jordan, U.S. circuit judge and double University of Miami alumnus, urged School of Law graduates to persevere during his commencement address at the Wednesday afternoon ceremony at the Watsco Center.

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‘Let them test you, but don’t let them defeat you’

Adalberto “Bert” Jordan, U.S. circuit judge and double University of Miami alumnus, urged School of Law graduates to persevere during his commencement address at the Wednesday afternoon ceremony at the Watsco Center.

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Graduate ‘passionate about community service and education reform’

Charis Pitter’s passions fueled her leadership experience as a student, and she reflects on her time as an undergraduate and how it has helped pave her path to law school.

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Graduate ‘passionate about community service and education reform’

Charis Pitter’s passions fueled her leadership experience as a student, and she reflects on her time as an undergraduate and how it has helped pave her path to law school.

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What the leaked Supreme Court draft means for Roe v. Wade and abortion

Following the draft opinion becoming public earlier this week, University of Miami experts discuss what would happen if the landmark 1973 decision is overturned.

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What does Macron’s reelection in France mean?

Joaquin Roy, professor and director of the University of Miami European Union Center of Excellence, addresses the significance of Emmanuel Macron being able to win a second term as president of the country.

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Record number of Cubans arriving to US borders

The recent surge from the Caribbean island has prompted U.S. immigration officials to meet with their Cuban counterparts to discuss the rising count of undocumented migrants.

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‘My voice matters’

At the School of Law’s Global Entertainment and Sports Law and Industry Conference, a panel of women leaders addressed diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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‘My voice matters’

At the School of Law’s Global Entertainment and Sports Law and Industry Conference, a panel of women leaders addressed diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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What does Jackson’s SCOTUS appointment mean for the nation?

Ketanji Brown Jackson, who grew up in Miami, becomes the first Black woman to be elevated to the high court. But barriers for women and Black people still remain in all aspects of society, University of Miami experts cautioned.

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What does Jackson’s SCOTUS appointment mean for the nation?

Ketanji Brown Jackson, who grew up in Miami, becomes the first Black woman to be elevated to the high court. But barriers for women and Black people still remain in all aspects of society, University of Miami experts cautioned.

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Conference explores interface between migration and urbanization

Scholars from the University of Miami and other institutions converged for a three-day virtual conference hosted by the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas seeking to integrate their insights on migration and urbanization, two areas historically viewed as distinct disciplines.

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Conference explores interface between migration and urbanization

Scholars from the University of Miami and other institutions converged for a three-day virtual conference hosted by the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas seeking to integrate their insights on migration and urbanization, two areas historically viewed as distinct disciplines.

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Russia ‘using lies and propaganda as its main weapons’

All independent media and social media platforms have been banned from Russia to keep residents tuned in solely to state-owned and controlled news outlets.

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Russia ‘using lies and propaganda as its main weapons’

All independent media and social media platforms have been banned from Russia to keep residents tuned in solely to state-owned and controlled news outlets.

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University community remembers Madeleine Albright

‘Gracious, engaging, and brilliant’ and ‘an ardent advocate for refugee resettlement,’ Albright was the first woman to serve as secretary of state. She received an honorary degree from the University in 2006.

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University community remembers Madeleine Albright

‘Gracious, engaging, and brilliant’ and ‘an ardent advocate for refugee resettlement,’ Albright was the first woman to serve as secretary of state. She received an honorary degree from the University in 2006.

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Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings ‘more style than substance’

During two days of testimony, President Joe Biden’s nominee to the Supreme Court defended her judicial record in lengthy sessions. University of Miami experts in law and political science weigh in on the process pointing out that, among other reasons, many members of the Senate Judiciary Committee relish their time in the spotlight.

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Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings ‘more style than substance’

During two days of testimony, President Joe Biden’s nominee to the Supreme Court defended her judicial record in lengthy sessions. University of Miami experts in law and political science weigh in on the process pointing out that, among other reasons, many members of the Senate Judiciary Committee relish their time in the spotlight.

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How do migrations shape cities?

Papers presented during a three-day conference hosted by the University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas will explore how migration influenced nine different cities on three continents.

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How do migrations shape cities?

Papers presented during a three-day conference hosted by the University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas will explore how migration influenced nine different cities on three continents.

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