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A number of speakers applauded the new graduates, urging them to embrace the challenges ahead and provide exceptional care to future patients.

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Commencement speakers applaud persistence in the face of hardship

Three honorary degree recipients who know adversity told hundreds of undergraduates at Friday’s commencement ceremonies that their proven ability to overcome obstacles will serve them well.

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Commencement speakers applaud persistence in the face of hardship

Three honorary degree recipients who know adversity told hundreds of undergraduates at Friday’s commencement ceremonies that their proven ability to overcome obstacles will serve them well.

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Commencement speakers applaud persistence in the face of hardship

Three honorary degree recipients who know adversity told hundreds of undergraduates at Friday’s commencement ceremonies that their proven ability to overcome obstacles will serve them well.

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Commencement speakers applaud persistence in the face of hardship

Three honorary degree recipients who know adversity told hundreds of undergraduates at Friday’s commencement ceremonies that their proven ability to overcome obstacles will serve them well.

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Personal perspectives on the COVID-19 crisis in India

University students and staff and faculty members with direct links to the nation, which is struggling with a massive second wave of coronavirus infections, shed light on the situation.

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Personal perspectives on the COVID-19 crisis in India

University students and staff and faculty members with direct links to the nation, which is struggling with a massive second wave of coronavirus infections, shed light on the situation.

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Personal perspectives on the COVID-19 crisis in India

University students and staff and faculty members with direct links to the nation, which is struggling with a massive second wave of coronavirus infections, shed light on the situation.

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Doctors hope that teens will line up for COVID-19 vaccines

With the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine receiving emergency use authorization for children and teens 12 to 15 years old, the University of Miami’s Pediatric Mobile Clinic will begin offering the vaccine next week.

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Doctors hope that teens will line up for COVID-19 vaccines

With the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine receiving emergency use authorization for children and teens 12 to 15 years old, the University of Miami’s Pediatric Mobile Clinic will begin offering the vaccine next week.

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School of Law honors its newest legal eagles

At the first in-person commencement exercise at the University of Miami since 2019, hundreds of University of Miami School of Law graduates accepted newly minted degrees and celebrated the close of an academic year that included lessons in resiliency and adaptability.

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School of Law honors its newest legal eagles

At the first in-person commencement exercise at the University of Miami since 2019, hundreds of University of Miami School of Law graduates accepted newly minted degrees and celebrated the close of an academic year that included lessons in resiliency and adaptability.

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Annual African rite of passage celebrates Black graduates

Tierini Hodges-Murad, a life coach and double alumna of the University of Miami, offered words of wisdom to graduating students at this year’s Senior Mwambo Ceremony.

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Annual African rite of passage celebrates Black graduates

Tierini Hodges-Murad, a life coach and double alumna of the University of Miami, offered words of wisdom to graduating students at this year’s Senior Mwambo Ceremony.

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Groups’ priority: Providing relief for women, children who face violence

During a virtual event on Monday, a panel of researchers and advocates from non-governmental organizations discussed the ways that the voices of young victims can be heard, their experiences addressed, and policies drafted to provide help.

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An emerging religious question: Will the faithful return?

With houses of worship reopening their doors after more than a year of disruption, University of Miami professors of religious studies explore the trends influencing whether the faithful and those hungering for connection will return to in-person attendance.

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Colombians protest amid surge of coronavirus cases

Riots have broken out in several cities throughout the South American country as residents protest increasing poverty that has been worsened by the pandemic lockdown.

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Special Report: 2021 Commencement

Commencement will take place in person this week from May 12 through May 14, with seven ceremonies planned to celebrate new graduates. Get more details about the events and read about the special guest speakers.

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Special Report: 2021 Commencement

Commencement will take place in person this week from May 12 through May 14, with seven ceremonies planned to celebrate new graduates. Get more details about the events and read about the special guest speakers.

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Lavender Celebration honors 2021 graduates

The seventh annual event recognized LGBTQIA+ students virtually with performances, awards, and a keynote speech from award-winning Broadway and film producer Jayne Baron Sherman.

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Lavender Celebration honors 2021 graduates

The seventh annual event recognized LGBTQIA+ students virtually with performances, awards, and a keynote speech from award-winning Broadway and film producer Jayne Baron Sherman.

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Where to dive, dine on campus this summer

Whether you want to sign up for an outdoor adventure, do some indoor rock climbing, take a fitness class, or just relax by the pool, there are a few ways to spend the next couple of months at the University.

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Where to dive, dine on campus this summer

Whether you want to sign up for an outdoor adventure, do some indoor rock climbing, take a fitness class, or just relax by the pool, there are a few ways to spend the next couple of months at the University.

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Health experts address vaccine hesitancy concerns

A trio of University of Miami medical leaders participated in a virtual town hall on Tuesday to educate and provide information about the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines.

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Health experts address vaccine hesitancy concerns

A trio of University of Miami medical leaders participated in a virtual town hall on Tuesday to educate and provide information about the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines.

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Communication students create media campaigns for local organization

Students in the Internet and Media Activism class provided Shake-A-Leg Miami with several ways to increase awareness of the work it does to help children with disabilities enjoy the waters of Biscayne Bay.

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Communication students create media campaigns for local organization

Students in the Internet and Media Activism class provided Shake-A-Leg Miami with several ways to increase awareness of the work it does to help children with disabilities enjoy the waters of Biscayne Bay.

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Student focuses research on Obeah, a religion used by Jamaican slaves

As part of the Library Research Scholars Program, Kay-Ann Henry, a University senior, presented her project on the system of belief used by certain Caribbean people.

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Student focuses research on Obeah, a religion used by Jamaican slaves

As part of the Library Research Scholars Program, Kay-Ann Henry, a University senior, presented her project on the system of belief used by certain Caribbean people.

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Doctors: Children need to receive required immunizations

To prepare for when children can receive a COVID-19 vaccine, pediatricians at the Miller School of Medicine say it is critical that kids get their routine shots.

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Doctors: Children need to receive required immunizations

To prepare for when children can receive a COVID-19 vaccine, pediatricians at the Miller School of Medicine say it is critical that kids get their routine shots.

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