People and Community

The Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center’s 18,000-square-foot fitness room named in honor of Norman C. Parsons Jr., the center’s former executive director.

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Time-limited theater teaches students teamwork

University of Miami theatre arts students and faculty members come together for a whirlwind day to create plays that are written, rehearsed, technologically produced, and performed in a span of 24 consecutive hours.

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Time-limited theater teaches students teamwork

University of Miami theatre arts students and faculty members come together for a whirlwind day to create plays that are written, rehearsed, technologically produced, and performed in a span of 24 consecutive hours.

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Time-limited theater teaches students teamwork

University of Miami theatre arts students and faculty members come together for a whirlwind day to create plays that are written, rehearsed, technologically produced, and performed in a span of 24 consecutive hours.

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Time-limited theater teaches students teamwork

University of Miami theatre arts students and faculty members come together for a whirlwind day to create plays that are written, rehearsed, technologically produced, and performed in a span of 24 consecutive hours.

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Rosenstiel School partners with the MSC Foundation to help save coral reefs

The #SuperCoralPlay campaign combines education and outreach with research and restoration efforts to protect these important underwater ecosystems.

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Rosenstiel School partners with the MSC Foundation to help save coral reefs

The #SuperCoralPlay campaign combines education and outreach with research and restoration efforts to protect these important underwater ecosystems.

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Rosenstiel School partners with the MSC Foundation to help save coral reefs

The #SuperCoralPlay campaign combines education and outreach with research and restoration efforts to protect these important underwater ecosystems.

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Students honor Haiti earthquake victims

Planet Kreyol and the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs host a remembrance ceremony to salute victims of the 2010 earthquake with songs, poetry, dance, and more.

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Students honor Haiti earthquake victims

Planet Kreyol and the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs host a remembrance ceremony to salute victims of the 2010 earthquake with songs, poetry, dance, and more.

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Nobody’s going to the movies, yet everybody’s watching movies

University of Miami film and media specialists discuss the dynamics—competition, quality, and delivery options—that are revolutionizing the film and TV marketplace.

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Nobody’s going to the movies, yet everybody’s watching movies

University of Miami film and media specialists discuss the dynamics—competition, quality, and delivery options—that are revolutionizing the film and TV marketplace.

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Recent earthquakes may further traumatize Puerto Ricans

The destruction throughout portions of southwestern Puerto Rico brings back memories of the devastation of Hurricane Maria in 2017.

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Recent earthquakes may further traumatize Puerto Ricans

The destruction throughout portions of southwestern Puerto Rico brings back memories of the devastation of Hurricane Maria in 2017.

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Measured responses in the US, Iran conflict

University of Miami Middle East experts share their insights on the latest developments with Iran.

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Leadership UMiami students head to DC for hands-on experience, learning

Students participating in Leadership UMiami wrap up their final week of the intensive, hands-on program with meetings in Miami and Washington, D.C.

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A delicate, diplomatic tightrope between Iran and US

Following a missile attack against U.S. troops in Iraq, University of Miami Middle East experts said all-out war with Iran would not be good for either country.

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Stemming the tide of human trafficking

Top University of Miami leaders, including President Julio Frenk, professor Felicia Knaul and Board of Trustees Chair Hilarie Bass, were among the opening day speakers at a summit addressing human trafficking.

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Stemming the tide of human trafficking

Top University of Miami leaders, including President Julio Frenk, professor Felicia Knaul and Board of Trustees Chair Hilarie Bass, were among the opening day speakers at a summit addressing human trafficking.

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Student journalist chronicled the turmoil in Hong Kong

A fall semester abroad becomes an eye-opening experience for a School of Communication junior.

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Student journalist chronicled the turmoil in Hong Kong

A fall semester abroad becomes an eye-opening experience for a School of Communication junior.

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Alumna gives back to her adopted Bahamas

A graduate of the Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Tara Conway Copper is volunteering at a health care clinic on Great Abaco Island.

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Alumna gives back to her adopted Bahamas

A graduate of the Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Tara Conway Copper is volunteering at a health care clinic on Great Abaco Island.

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Beloved Broadway composer Jerry Herman remembered

The University of Miami alumnus is remembered for his brilliant work in theater, and his commitment, passion, and inspiration to the University and its students.

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Beloved Broadway composer Jerry Herman remembered

The University of Miami alumnus is remembered for his brilliant work in theater, and his commitment, passion, and inspiration to the University and its students.

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As a decade ends, how do you measure time?

Time. We all feel its weight and pull, yet the way we perceive time is amazingly arbitrary and created by conventions that bend to age and culture.

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As a decade ends, how do you measure time?

Time. We all feel its weight and pull, yet the way we perceive time is amazingly arbitrary and created by conventions that bend to age and culture.

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Working to revive Florida’s barrier reefs

University of Miami researchers are leading a massive undertaking to plant 150,000 coral colonies on reefs decimated by disease, pollution and rising temperatures using corals grown at UM and partner organizations.

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Working to revive Florida’s barrier reefs

University of Miami researchers are leading a massive undertaking to plant 150,000 coral colonies on reefs decimated by disease, pollution and rising temperatures using corals grown at UM and partner organizations.

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Women of Distinction

Patricia A. Whitely, vice president for student affairs, and Margaret Pericak-Vance, director of the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, were recognized recently for their commitment to caring for the overall health and well-being of others.

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Women of Distinction

Patricia A. Whitely, vice president for student affairs, and Margaret Pericak-Vance, director of the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, were recognized recently for their commitment to caring for the overall health and well-being of others.

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