People and Community

Stephen A. Schwarzman, co-founder of the investment firm Blackstone, shared insights on the economy and tips for business owners as part of his Miami Herbert Business School Cobb Leadership Lecture.

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Can managed retreat save lives, homes from the West Coast’s fires?

Rosenstiel School researcher Katharine Mach, who studies the response and adaptation to changing climatic conditions, examines the possibilities of moving people and assets out of harm’s way.

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Can managed retreat save lives, homes from the West Coast’s fires?

Rosenstiel School researcher Katharine Mach, who studies the response and adaptation to changing climatic conditions, examines the possibilities of moving people and assets out of harm’s way.

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Can managed retreat save lives, homes from the West Coast’s fires?

Rosenstiel School researcher Katharine Mach, who studies the response and adaptation to changing climatic conditions, examines the possibilities of moving people and assets out of harm’s way.

../stories/2020/09/can-managed-retreat-save-lives,-homes-from-the-west-coasts-fires.html

Can managed retreat save lives, homes from the West Coast’s fires?

Rosenstiel School researcher Katharine Mach, who studies the response and adaptation to changing climatic conditions, examines the possibilities of moving people and assets out of harm’s way.

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Is climate change fueling the West Coast’s destructive fires?

As the battle to contain wildfires continues, so does the debate as to how much climate change is exacerbating the blazes. And, University of Miami experts weigh in.

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Is climate change fueling the West Coast’s destructive fires?

As the battle to contain wildfires continues, so does the debate as to how much climate change is exacerbating the blazes. And, University of Miami experts weigh in.

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Is climate change fueling the West Coast’s destructive fires?

As the battle to contain wildfires continues, so does the debate as to how much climate change is exacerbating the blazes. And, University of Miami experts weigh in.

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Student honors victims of 9/11 with a ‘ruck’

First-year student Alex Grayson Westover channeled his passion to commemorate the brave men and women who lost their lives 19 years ago by holding a 9.11-mile ruck—a run or brisk walk carrying a weighted backpack—through the Coral Gables Campus and surrounding neighborhoods.

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Student honors victims of 9/11 with a ‘ruck’

First-year student Alex Grayson Westover channeled his passion to commemorate the brave men and women who lost their lives 19 years ago by holding a 9.11-mile ruck—a run or brisk walk carrying a weighted backpack—through the Coral Gables Campus and surrounding neighborhoods.

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Miami-Dade academic leaders discuss tackling school reopening

University of Miami President Julio Frenk and Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho spoke to business leaders from the Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.

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Miami-Dade academic leaders discuss tackling school reopening

University of Miami President Julio Frenk and Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho spoke to business leaders from the Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.

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Florida may hold the key to the 2020 presidential election

Experts in the Department of Political Science’s 2020 election class explain why all eyes may be on Florida leading up to Nov. 3.

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Florida may hold the key to the 2020 presidential election

Experts in the Department of Political Science’s 2020 election class explain why all eyes may be on Florida leading up to Nov. 3.

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Alumna pivots from the pitch to team communications

Lauren Markwith played four years with Miami Hurricanes soccer. Now, she is on staff for Inter Miami—one of Major League Soccer’s newest clubs.

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University student creates nonprofit to support research on Visual Snow Syndrome

Sierra Domb uses her communications skills to raise awareness of and funding for studies on a sensory-altering neurological condition.

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Blackstone CEO to share insights on global investment strategy

Stephen A. Schwarzman, a philanthropist and the CEO, chairman, and co-founder of Blackstone, is the keynote speaker for the Cobb Leadership Lecture Series on Sept. 17.

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Lauren Book uses her personal power to prevent sexual abuse

From victim to thriving survivor, the Florida senator and alumna educates, protects, and helps children heal.

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Lauren Book uses her personal power to prevent sexual abuse

From victim to thriving survivor, the Florida senator and alumna educates, protects, and helps children heal.

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Scholar Strike unites campuses in a stand against racial injustice

Held at colleges and universities across the country, the two-day event featured direct action and teach-in activities to amplify Black voices and explore ways to dismantle racism.

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Scholar Strike unites campuses in a stand against racial injustice

Held at colleges and universities across the country, the two-day event featured direct action and teach-in activities to amplify Black voices and explore ways to dismantle racism.

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Group hosts football-season opener to boost ’Cane spirits

Category 5, the University of Miami’s spirit programming board, leads its first-ever pregame kickoff event on the intramural fields.

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Group hosts football-season opener to boost ’Cane spirits

Category 5, the University of Miami’s spirit programming board, leads its first-ever pregame kickoff event on the intramural fields.

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For ’Canes defensive lineman, playing field includes football and music

Jaelan Phillips explains how recuperating from an accident gave him time to realize his love for music.

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For ’Canes defensive lineman, playing field includes football and music

Jaelan Phillips explains how recuperating from an accident gave him time to realize his love for music.

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University chaplain inspired to pen song about the pandemic

Kevin John Simon was moved by the lack of people on campus and rising unemployment numbers when he wrote “Lockdown My Town.”

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University chaplain inspired to pen song about the pandemic

Kevin John Simon was moved by the lack of people on campus and rising unemployment numbers when he wrote “Lockdown My Town.”

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International student was motivated to help others in his shoes

Alumnus Nitin Agrawal started an educational technology company to assist students from abroad to stay and work in the United States.

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International student was motivated to help others in his shoes

Alumnus Nitin Agrawal started an educational technology company to assist students from abroad to stay and work in the United States.

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Pandemic popularizes a plethora of words, phrases

The global coronavirus has quickly transformed our language to include many words and phrases that were not part of our daily vocabulary, such as "social distancing" and "quarantine."

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Pandemic popularizes a plethora of words, phrases

The global coronavirus has quickly transformed our language to include many words and phrases that were not part of our daily vocabulary, such as "social distancing" and "quarantine."

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