People and Community

Awarding-winning medical ethicist Harriet A. Washington kicks off the series designed to inspire a new generation of antiracism and climate justice scholars and advocates.

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New series shines a ‘spotlight’ on the University’s creative community

The U Creates website has launched “Spotlight,” a new series that introduces remarkable people who make up the artistic community at the University of Miami.

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New series shines a ‘spotlight’ on the University’s creative community

The U Creates website has launched “Spotlight,” a new series that introduces remarkable people who make up the artistic community at the University of Miami.

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New series shines a ‘spotlight’ on the University’s creative community

The U Creates website has launched “Spotlight,” a new series that introduces remarkable people who make up the artistic community at the University of Miami.

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New series shines a ‘spotlight’ on the University’s creative community

The U Creates website has launched “Spotlight,” a new series that introduces remarkable people who make up the artistic community at the University of Miami.

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‘So You Want to Talk About Race’ chosen as One Book, One U selection

The University of Miami community is invited to participate in several events to discuss crucial topics regarding social justice and racial equality, explored in Ijeoma Oluo’s best-seller.

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‘So You Want to Talk About Race’ chosen as One Book, One U selection

The University of Miami community is invited to participate in several events to discuss crucial topics regarding social justice and racial equality, explored in Ijeoma Oluo’s best-seller.

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‘So You Want to Talk About Race’ chosen as One Book, One U selection

The University of Miami community is invited to participate in several events to discuss crucial topics regarding social justice and racial equality, explored in Ijeoma Oluo’s best-seller.

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Inauguration poet’s powerful prose, presence captivate millions

University writing experts weigh in on the inaugural poem, written and recited by Amanda Gorman, a 22-year-old U.S. youth poet laureate.

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Inauguration poet’s powerful prose, presence captivate millions

University writing experts weigh in on the inaugural poem, written and recited by Amanda Gorman, a 22-year-old U.S. youth poet laureate.

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Public Health Ambassadors Program boosts its staff

The number of ambassadors has been increased from 75 to 100 as the University continues to support a safe environment and help students adhere to COVID-19 guidelines.

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Public Health Ambassadors Program boosts its staff

The number of ambassadors has been increased from 75 to 100 as the University continues to support a safe environment and help students adhere to COVID-19 guidelines.

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In new role, lieutenant connects community with police

Octavia Bridges—a 20-year veteran of the University of Miami Police Department and the first Black woman to serve as a lieutenant—has been promoted to oversee crime prevention and community relations on the Coral Gables Campus.

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In new role, lieutenant connects community with police

Octavia Bridges—a 20-year veteran of the University of Miami Police Department and the first Black woman to serve as a lieutenant—has been promoted to oversee crime prevention and community relations on the Coral Gables Campus.

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Scholars examine the mob mentality

The Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has given social scientists and psychologists another example to examine the behavior and actions of groups.

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Forecast predicts another Roaring ’20s

Some experts believe that pent-up demand will push the economy into a rebound after the majority of the U.S. population receives the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Artistic skills, winding path lead to successful career

University of Miami alumnus Eddie Alvarez excels as a newspaper designer and is now an art director at The Washington Post.

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Writing a successful memoir requires talent, personal touch

University of Miami Creative Writing faculty members explore the travails of an increasingly popular nonfiction genre that sends writers chasing time and truth down the rabbit hole of memory.

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Writing a successful memoir requires talent, personal touch

University of Miami Creative Writing faculty members explore the travails of an increasingly popular nonfiction genre that sends writers chasing time and truth down the rabbit hole of memory.

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Students hope to see ‘follow through’ after inauguration

University of Miami students share their thoughts and impressions as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris take the helm.

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Students hope to see ‘follow through’ after inauguration

University of Miami students share their thoughts and impressions as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris take the helm.

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In an inauguration like no other, Biden issues a call for unity

Following Wednesday’s historic event, University of Miami experts in various fields provide their insight on the biggest challenges facing the new administration.

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In an inauguration like no other, Biden issues a call for unity

Following Wednesday’s historic event, University of Miami experts in various fields provide their insight on the biggest challenges facing the new administration.

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Reforming Section 230: Is the internet free for all or a free-for-all?

University of Miami experts weigh the merit and consequences of amending or repealing the communications law that provides a legal shield for service providers from the words, images, and videos posted by their users.

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Reforming Section 230: Is the internet free for all or a free-for-all?

University of Miami experts weigh the merit and consequences of amending or repealing the communications law that provides a legal shield for service providers from the words, images, and videos posted by their users.

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Artist’s life, legacy honored on new USPS postage

The United States Postal Service features Emilio Sanchez, the first Cuban American visual artist to be recognized in a new series of Forever stamps.

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Artist’s life, legacy honored on new USPS postage

The United States Postal Service features Emilio Sanchez, the first Cuban American visual artist to be recognized in a new series of Forever stamps.

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Scholars link diet, dentition, and linguistics

In a new study that scrutinized the speech patterns of Freddie Mercury, Michael Phelps, and other celebrities, University of Miami researchers offer insights on how diet ultimately reshapes language.

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Scholars link diet, dentition, and linguistics

In a new study that scrutinized the speech patterns of Freddie Mercury, Michael Phelps, and other celebrities, University of Miami researchers offer insights on how diet ultimately reshapes language.

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Symposium to explore climate change in the Caribbean, South Florida

The multidisciplinary forum in April will explore lessons learned from the regions. There is a call for papers to be presented, but abstracts must be submitted by Jan. 17.

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Symposium to explore climate change in the Caribbean, South Florida

The multidisciplinary forum in April will explore lessons learned from the regions. There is a call for papers to be presented, but abstracts must be submitted by Jan. 17.

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