People and Community

UHealth has received a limited quantity of vaccines for distribution to University of Miami students beginning today. Those who are interested in receiving the vaccine must opt in through CaneLink as soon as possible.

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Heading back to the office? Get your pets ready for the change

Philosophy chair Mark Rowlands, who has written a range of books exploring animal sensitivity and awareness, reminds us that keeping our pet’s routine in mind as we transition back to the office may well preserve peace in the household and prevent ruffling any fur.

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Heading back to the office? Get your pets ready for the change

Philosophy chair Mark Rowlands, who has written a range of books exploring animal sensitivity and awareness, reminds us that keeping our pet’s routine in mind as we transition back to the office may well preserve peace in the household and prevent ruffling any fur.

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Heading back to the office? Get your pets ready for the change

Philosophy chair Mark Rowlands, who has written a range of books exploring animal sensitivity and awareness, reminds us that keeping our pet’s routine in mind as we transition back to the office may well preserve peace in the household and prevent ruffling any fur.

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Heading back to the office? Get your pets ready for the change

Philosophy chair Mark Rowlands, who has written a range of books exploring animal sensitivity and awareness, reminds us that keeping our pet’s routine in mind as we transition back to the office may well preserve peace in the household and prevent ruffling any fur.

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Dedication memorializes Holocaust victims

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, UM Hillel, the University’s Jewish student organization, hosted a name-reading ceremony on campus to honor the children who died during the World War II genocide.

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Dedication memorializes Holocaust victims

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, UM Hillel, the University’s Jewish student organization, hosted a name-reading ceremony on campus to honor the children who died during the World War II genocide.

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Dedication memorializes Holocaust victims

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, UM Hillel, the University’s Jewish student organization, hosted a name-reading ceremony on campus to honor the children who died during the World War II genocide.

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Frenk receives honorary doctoral degree

For “his work as an extraordinary health practitioner, scientist, politician, academic, and a truly model citizen in the Americas,” the University president was lauded by The University of the West Indies.

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Frenk receives honorary doctoral degree

For “his work as an extraordinary health practitioner, scientist, politician, academic, and a truly model citizen in the Americas,” the University president was lauded by The University of the West Indies.

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‘Intense life experiences’ drive student’s creativity

Jasmine Ortiz, a junior majoring in muscianship, artistry development, and entrepreneurship, hopes to one day merge her passion for music with her love for advocacy.

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‘Intense life experiences’ drive student’s creativity

Jasmine Ortiz, a junior majoring in muscianship, artistry development, and entrepreneurship, hopes to one day merge her passion for music with her love for advocacy.

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Recipients of inaugural racial justice grants announced

As part of President Julio Frenk’s ongoing commitment to combat institutionalized and systemic anti-Black racism on campus and in South Florida, the Office of Civic and Community Engagement, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Butler Center for Service and Leadership launched the Racial Justice Pilot Grant Program.

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Recipients of inaugural racial justice grants announced

As part of President Julio Frenk’s ongoing commitment to combat institutionalized and systemic anti-Black racism on campus and in South Florida, the Office of Civic and Community Engagement, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Butler Center for Service and Leadership launched the Racial Justice Pilot Grant Program.

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School Library Month boosts awareness

Charles Eckman, the University’s top librarian, discusses topics relevant to his occupation and elevates knowledge about the profession.

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Research identifies gender bias in estimation of patients’ pain

A new study suggests that when men and women express the same amount of hurt, women’s pain is considered less intense based on stereotypes.

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Many are confronting pandemic weight gain

Research has found that some individuals who followed lockdown restrictions gained up to 20 pounds during the past year. According to sociologists and other health experts, anxiety, fear, and sadness caused by social isolation contributed to the extra bulk.

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Atlanta Fed president shares bank’s measures to reset the economy

The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta highlighted the importance of creating jobs, especially those that foster an inclusive economy, as critical to economic recovery.

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Atlanta Fed president shares bank’s measures to reset the economy

The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta highlighted the importance of creating jobs, especially those that foster an inclusive economy, as critical to economic recovery.

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Discussion focuses on amplifying AAPI voices, addressing anti-Asian violence

The Student Government and the Office of the President hosted a second Courageous Conversations, an online series event, dedicated to providing an outlet for honest dialogue about the difficulties the Asian American Pacific Islander community has been facing.

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Discussion focuses on amplifying AAPI voices, addressing anti-Asian violence

The Student Government and the Office of the President hosted a second Courageous Conversations, an online series event, dedicated to providing an outlet for honest dialogue about the difficulties the Asian American Pacific Islander community has been facing.

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Alumna aids rover’s daring descent to another world

University of Miami graduate Erisa Hines Stilley, a NASA engineer on the Mars 2020 mission, helped lead the entry, descent, and landing team for the space agency’s most sophisticated robotic rover, which is currently looking for signs of ancient life on the red planet.

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Alumna aids rover’s daring descent to another world

University of Miami graduate Erisa Hines Stilley, a NASA engineer on the Mars 2020 mission, helped lead the entry, descent, and landing team for the space agency’s most sophisticated robotic rover, which is currently looking for signs of ancient life on the red planet.

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April guide to the arts at the U

Check out this comprehensive preview of arts-related events happening this month on and off campus.

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April guide to the arts at the U

Check out this comprehensive preview of arts-related events happening this month on and off campus.

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Mobile clinic takes vaccines to underserved areas

The UHealth Pediatric Mobile Clinic is now offering the COVID-19 inoculations to adult family members of their patients in disadvantaged communities throughout Miami-Dade County.

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Mobile clinic takes vaccines to underserved areas

The UHealth Pediatric Mobile Clinic is now offering the COVID-19 inoculations to adult family members of their patients in disadvantaged communities throughout Miami-Dade County.

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First ladies uniquely shape US history

Despite the constraints of societal mores and complex family dynamics, a number of presidents’ wives have left a lasting impact on the country, advancing women’s rights and other signature causes while reflecting the changing dimensions of women’s power and potential.

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First ladies uniquely shape US history

Despite the constraints of societal mores and complex family dynamics, a number of presidents’ wives have left a lasting impact on the country, advancing women’s rights and other signature causes while reflecting the changing dimensions of women’s power and potential.

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Student organization tackles gender disparity

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, the University of Miami chapter of the Girl Up group continues to make strides to help advance women and girls locally and internationally.

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Student organization tackles gender disparity

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, the University of Miami chapter of the Girl Up group continues to make strides to help advance women and girls locally and internationally.

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