People and Community

Rebecca Shearer, an associate professor of psychology at the University, is one of 12 writers who contributed to an academic paper that offers a method by which researchers, government entities, academics, and others can study the effect of the pandemic on children by using existing data.

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Leaders discuss how to stay on track amid a crisis

Some of South Florida’s top leaders—including University of Miami President Julio Frenk and Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava—joined a panel discussion and shared their own methods for staying focused with the University’s mindfulness experts, psychology professor Amishi Jha and law professor Scott Rogers.

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Leaders discuss how to stay on track amid a crisis

Some of South Florida’s top leaders—including University of Miami President Julio Frenk and Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava—joined a panel discussion and shared their own methods for staying focused with the University’s mindfulness experts, psychology professor Amishi Jha and law professor Scott Rogers.

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Leaders discuss how to stay on track amid a crisis

Some of South Florida’s top leaders—including University of Miami President Julio Frenk and Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava—joined a panel discussion and shared their own methods for staying focused with the University’s mindfulness experts, psychology professor Amishi Jha and law professor Scott Rogers.

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Leaders discuss how to stay on track amid a crisis

Some of South Florida’s top leaders—including University of Miami President Julio Frenk and Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava—joined a panel discussion and shared their own methods for staying focused with the University’s mindfulness experts, psychology professor Amishi Jha and law professor Scott Rogers.

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Actor, social media sensation tells students, ‘be kind to yourself’

Best known for his role as Josh on Nickelodeon’s popular “Drake & Josh” television series, Josh Peck engaged in a lively dialogue with students on Oct. 21 as part of the Student Government’s What Matters to U speaker series.

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Actor, social media sensation tells students, ‘be kind to yourself’

Best known for his role as Josh on Nickelodeon’s popular “Drake & Josh” television series, Josh Peck engaged in a lively dialogue with students on Oct. 21 as part of the Student Government’s What Matters to U speaker series.

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Actor, social media sensation tells students, ‘be kind to yourself’

Best known for his role as Josh on Nickelodeon’s popular “Drake & Josh” television series, Josh Peck engaged in a lively dialogue with students on Oct. 21 as part of the Student Government’s What Matters to U speaker series.

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Student examines resilience with a personal lens

Ruth Gaelle St. Fleur grew up in Haiti where she had to overcome several obstacles, and she is now exploring the trait of resilience in cancer survivors as part of her doctorate research.

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Student examines resilience with a personal lens

Ruth Gaelle St. Fleur grew up in Haiti where she had to overcome several obstacles, and she is now exploring the trait of resilience in cancer survivors as part of her doctorate research.

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Prado elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Guillermo “Willy” Prado, vice provost for faculty affairs, dean of the Graduate School, and professor of nursing and health studies, is recognized by the prestigious National Academy of Medicine for his scholarship in prevention science.

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Prado elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Guillermo “Willy” Prado, vice provost for faculty affairs, dean of the Graduate School, and professor of nursing and health studies, is recognized by the prestigious National Academy of Medicine for his scholarship in prevention science.

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University’s World Food Day serves up edibles from farm to table

University departments joined forces to not only bring awareness to world hunger, malnutrition, and poverty but to also heighten awareness and support for sustainable food systems in our local communities and beyond.

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University’s World Food Day serves up edibles from farm to table

University departments joined forces to not only bring awareness to world hunger, malnutrition, and poverty but to also heighten awareness and support for sustainable food systems in our local communities and beyond.

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University community remembers the life, legacy of Colin Powell

Powell became the nation’s first Black national security advisor, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. secretary of state.

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‘Journalism Peace Prize’ highlights the risks, roles of journalists

School of Communication professor Sallie Hughes stresses the importance of journalism as an institution following The Nobel Peace Prize announcement, which recognized the professional and personal sacrifices of journalists Dmitry Muratov of Russia and Maria Ressa of the Philippines.

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After 50 years, Walt Disney World still casts a spell on Florida

In 1971, the entertainment resort complex opened its doors in Lake Buena Vista, ushering in an era of remarkable financial growth in the state. And five decades later, its magic continues to boost tourism and the economy.

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Conference addresses misconceptions, proposes new narrative for Haiti

With an aim to generate recommendations to shift U.S. policy toward Haiti, scholars, community leaders, and advocates of the beleaguered nation convened for a virtual conference organized by University of Miami centers and institutes and other partners.

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Conference addresses misconceptions, proposes new narrative for Haiti

With an aim to generate recommendations to shift U.S. policy toward Haiti, scholars, community leaders, and advocates of the beleaguered nation convened for a virtual conference organized by University of Miami centers and institutes and other partners.

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Students harmonize music talent with business savvy

With an emphasis on creative collaboration and cultivating an entrepreneurial spirit, the Frost School of Music’s Modern Artist Development and Entrepreneurship program prepares young musicians to navigate the dynamic and mercurial music industry.

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Students harmonize music talent with business savvy

With an emphasis on creative collaboration and cultivating an entrepreneurial spirit, the Frost School of Music’s Modern Artist Development and Entrepreneurship program prepares young musicians to navigate the dynamic and mercurial music industry.

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Cuban Heritage Collection to host fourth New Directions Conference

More than 40 experts on Cuba will convene virtually to discuss relevant topics to the island nation and its exile community, including social media, the arts, and the role of race in the dissident movement.

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Cuban Heritage Collection to host fourth New Directions Conference

More than 40 experts on Cuba will convene virtually to discuss relevant topics to the island nation and its exile community, including social media, the arts, and the role of race in the dissident movement.

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Inspire U program celebrates 10th anniversary

The mentorship program, which is housed under the School of Education and Human Development, brings together University of Miami students with Booker T. Washington Senior High School students to learn about college life and share life experiences.

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Inspire U program celebrates 10th anniversary

The mentorship program, which is housed under the School of Education and Human Development, brings together University of Miami students with Booker T. Washington Senior High School students to learn about college life and share life experiences.

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‘Interpreting the Past to Forecast the Future’

During the Rosenstiel School’s latest Climate Café, researchers addressed methods for studying former climate conditions and how those techniques can help paint a clearer picture of what the Earth will look like.

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‘Interpreting the Past to Forecast the Future’

During the Rosenstiel School’s latest Climate Café, researchers addressed methods for studying former climate conditions and how those techniques can help paint a clearer picture of what the Earth will look like.

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Students plan to volunteer, reconnect, recharge during fall break

The University’s fall break runs from Thursday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 17. While some students will be performing community service with the Alternative Breaks program, others will be using their time off to travel, visit with friends and family, and unwind as they reach the halfway point of the semester.

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Students plan to volunteer, reconnect, recharge during fall break

The University’s fall break runs from Thursday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 17. While some students will be performing community service with the Alternative Breaks program, others will be using their time off to travel, visit with friends and family, and unwind as they reach the halfway point of the semester.

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Medical experts: Flu vaccines have many benefits, few side-effects

University of Miami physicians urge everyone, including students, faculty, and staff to get vaccinated against the flu—and COVID-19—to protect themselves, their families, and the community at-large.

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Medical experts: Flu vaccines have many benefits, few side-effects

University of Miami physicians urge everyone, including students, faculty, and staff to get vaccinated against the flu—and COVID-19—to protect themselves, their families, and the community at-large.

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