People and Community

Led by biology professor Kathleen Sullivan Sealey, the group is working to detect and evaluate how and where the water on the archipelago is changing, particularly in many of its canals.

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Holocaust Teacher Institute celebrates 20 years

In a collaboration with the University of Miami School of Education and Human Development, the institute instructs hundreds of teachers from Miami-Dade County Public Schools yearly on the history of the Holocaust.

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Holocaust Teacher Institute celebrates 20 years

In a collaboration with the University of Miami School of Education and Human Development, the institute instructs hundreds of teachers from Miami-Dade County Public Schools yearly on the history of the Holocaust.

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Holocaust Teacher Institute celebrates 20 years

In a collaboration with the University of Miami School of Education and Human Development, the institute instructs hundreds of teachers from Miami-Dade County Public Schools yearly on the history of the Holocaust.

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Holocaust Teacher Institute celebrates 20 years

In a collaboration with the University of Miami School of Education and Human Development, the institute instructs hundreds of teachers from Miami-Dade County Public Schools yearly on the history of the Holocaust.

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U.S. Fulbright awards enable students to explore passions abroad

Two recent University of Miami alumni have been granted U.S. Fulbright awards that will take one to Bulgaria, the other to Dominica.

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U.S. Fulbright awards enable students to explore passions abroad

Two recent University of Miami alumni have been granted U.S. Fulbright awards that will take one to Bulgaria, the other to Dominica.

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U.S. Fulbright awards enable students to explore passions abroad

Two recent University of Miami alumni have been granted U.S. Fulbright awards that will take one to Bulgaria, the other to Dominica.

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Research recommends managed retreat as climate change option

Katharine Mach, a Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science researcher, argues in a new paper that managed retreat—moving people and property out of harm’s way—should be viewed as a proactive approach that can support communities and livelihoods in the face of climate change.

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Research recommends managed retreat as climate change option

Katharine Mach, a Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science researcher, argues in a new paper that managed retreat—moving people and property out of harm’s way—should be viewed as a proactive approach that can support communities and livelihoods in the face of climate change.

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COVID-19 deaths in Latin America highest in Mexico, Brazil

New academic papers from the University of Miami COVID-19 Observatory show that the lack of a unified federal response in both countries worsened the impact of the virus.

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COVID-19 deaths in Latin America highest in Mexico, Brazil

New academic papers from the University of Miami COVID-19 Observatory show that the lack of a unified federal response in both countries worsened the impact of the virus.

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Bills to expand, restrict voting create battles

Frances Hill and Gregory Koger, University of Miami professors, analyze voting legislation being proposed in various states and in Congress and the impact they could have on future elections if they become law.

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Bills to expand, restrict voting create battles

Frances Hill and Gregory Koger, University of Miami professors, analyze voting legislation being proposed in various states and in Congress and the impact they could have on future elections if they become law.

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University economists: Inflation spike no cause for alarm

Alex Horenstein and Miguel Angel Iraola Guzman, both faculty members with the Miami Herbert Business School, agree that the current rise in prices are symptomatic of the recovery and warrant attention, but not worry—at least for now.

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Inaugural class graduates from First Star Academy

In a ceremony on Wednesday, the University of Miami celebrated the graduating class from the national program that prepares at-risk teens for college by providing on-campus residential stays and intensive learning during their high school summers.

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Juneteenth commemorates the date U.S. slaves learned of their freedom

Two University of Miami professors reflect on the significance of June 19, which has gained popularity and is celebrated in many states with parades, family reunions, picnics, and other festivities.

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Celebrate Juneteenth with ’Canes around the nation

The University of Miami Black Alumni Society will host a virtual celebration on Friday evening that will feature interactive cooking demonstrations and a moderated discussion. All members of the University community are invited to attend.

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Celebrate Juneteenth with ’Canes around the nation

The University of Miami Black Alumni Society will host a virtual celebration on Friday evening that will feature interactive cooking demonstrations and a moderated discussion. All members of the University community are invited to attend.

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Student Government vice president selected for prestigious summer program

Ajiri Uzere, a senior at the University of Miami, was accepted into the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program. She shares how the experiences and opportunities provided to her have shaped who she is today.

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Student Government vice president selected for prestigious summer program

Ajiri Uzere, a senior at the University of Miami, was accepted into the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program. She shares how the experiences and opportunities provided to her have shaped who she is today.

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Frost School faculty member celebrates in ‘Stride’ with Pulitzer win

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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Frost School faculty member celebrates in ‘Stride’ with Pulitzer win

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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Haiti expert: Country needs a ‘transitional government’

Professor Louis Herns Marcelin maintains the Caribbean nation needs oversight to ensure a free election after the current president faces demands to step down over allegations of corruption and collusion with local gangs.

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Haiti expert: Country needs a ‘transitional government’

Professor Louis Herns Marcelin maintains the Caribbean nation needs oversight to ensure a free election after the current president faces demands to step down over allegations of corruption and collusion with local gangs.

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Opinion: Compromise needed for tennis’ physical, mental challenges

To Arlette Perry, professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences in the School of Education and Human Development, tennis is “like playing a physical chess match” that can be taxing for the athlete.

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Opinion: Compromise needed for tennis’ physical, mental challenges

To Arlette Perry, professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences in the School of Education and Human Development, tennis is “like playing a physical chess match” that can be taxing for the athlete.

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Doctors assess COVID-19 ‘breakthrough’ cases in Miami

Three physicians from the Miller School of Medicine joined Centers for Disease Control and Prevention administrators to talk about these rare instances, effective treatments, and the virus variants that may be prompting them.

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Doctors assess COVID-19 ‘breakthrough’ cases in Miami

Three physicians from the Miller School of Medicine joined Centers for Disease Control and Prevention administrators to talk about these rare instances, effective treatments, and the virus variants that may be prompting them.

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Civil engineer helps build a better bridge

Christian C. Steputat, a Ph.D. candidate in the College of Engineering, has worked on design and construction projects all over the world, including the Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas, and the guitar-shaped Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino here in Hollywood.

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Civil engineer helps build a better bridge

Christian C. Steputat, a Ph.D. candidate in the College of Engineering, has worked on design and construction projects all over the world, including the Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas, and the guitar-shaped Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino here in Hollywood.

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