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Composed of graduate and undergraduate students, the education and outreach group provided an outlook on the 2021 hurricane season, and an overview of tropical cyclone research underway at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.

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South Florida could be heading toward another summer of slime

A massive buildup of blue-green algae in Lake Okeechobee threatens the state’s East and West coasts. University of Miami phytoplankton and water quality experts address the challenges that another massive red tide outbreak would pose.

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South Florida could be heading toward another summer of slime

A massive buildup of blue-green algae in Lake Okeechobee threatens the state’s East and West coasts. University of Miami phytoplankton and water quality experts address the challenges that another massive red tide outbreak would pose.

../stories/2021/05/south-florida-could-be-heading-toward-another-summer-of-slime.html

South Florida could be heading toward another summer of slime

A massive buildup of blue-green algae in Lake Okeechobee threatens the state’s East and West coasts. University of Miami phytoplankton and water quality experts address the challenges that another massive red tide outbreak would pose.

../stories/2021/05/south-florida-could-be-heading-toward-another-summer-of-slime.html

South Florida could be heading toward another summer of slime

A massive buildup of blue-green algae in Lake Okeechobee threatens the state’s East and West coasts. University of Miami phytoplankton and water quality experts address the challenges that another massive red tide outbreak would pose.

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How do we flourish? Researchers plan to count the ways.

Two professors from the School of Education and Human Development have been selected to study how people all around the world flourish.

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How do we flourish? Researchers plan to count the ways.

Two professors from the School of Education and Human Development have been selected to study how people all around the world flourish.

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How do we flourish? Researchers plan to count the ways.

Two professors from the School of Education and Human Development have been selected to study how people all around the world flourish.

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Tropical species race uphill, temperate species lag as climate changes

Responses to rising temperatures vary by latitude, but researchers fear there may be no clear winners among the plants and animals using these strategies.

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Tropical species race uphill, temperate species lag as climate changes

Responses to rising temperatures vary by latitude, but researchers fear there may be no clear winners among the plants and animals using these strategies.

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Chemists close in on greener method for making fertilizer

After adding a mechanical mixer and salts to their experiments, University of Miami researchers find a new way to convert a polluting gas into a key component of fertilizer—a discovery with implications in the fight against global warming.

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Chemists close in on greener method for making fertilizer

After adding a mechanical mixer and salts to their experiments, University of Miami researchers find a new way to convert a polluting gas into a key component of fertilizer—a discovery with implications in the fight against global warming.

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Graduate student focuses on racial messages between Black youth, families

Monique McKenny, a fourth-year counseling psychology doctoral candidate, explores cultural strengths of Black families and the communications between youth and caregivers about race and racial experiences.

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Graduate student focuses on racial messages between Black youth, families

Monique McKenny, a fourth-year counseling psychology doctoral candidate, explores cultural strengths of Black families and the communications between youth and caregivers about race and racial experiences.

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Autism researchers explore technology’s use in clinical therapy

Two teams of professors are working to create extended reality applications to help those on the spectrum learn and practice safety and employment skills.

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NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter is an ‘important milestone for humanity’

The four-pound craft is paving the way for future exploration of the red planet and, perhaps, other worlds, according to Lynn Holly Sargent, a Ph.D. student in mechanical and aerospace engineering.

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Five students earn fellowships to propel their graduate studies

University of Miami students in science and engineering disciplines earned prestigious National Science Foundation scholarships that will help fund graduate research on a range of topics, from climate change to endangered species to wireless power transfer devices.

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Symposium highlights breadth, depth of graduate and postdoctoral research

The third Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium demonstrated that curiosity and interest in research among students and postdoctoral fellows is thriving at the University of Miami.

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Symposium highlights breadth, depth of graduate and postdoctoral research

The third Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium demonstrated that curiosity and interest in research among students and postdoctoral fellows is thriving at the University of Miami.

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Technology experts, researchers reimagine health care

The University’s fourth annual Smart Cities Miami Conference showcased digital tools and other innovations that may turn your living space into an interactive, mixed reality experience that can connect you to your physician.

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Technology experts, researchers reimagine health care

The University’s fourth annual Smart Cities Miami Conference showcased digital tools and other innovations that may turn your living space into an interactive, mixed reality experience that can connect you to your physician.

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Research identifies gender bias in estimation of patients’ pain

A new study suggests that when men and women express the same amount of hurt, women’s pain is considered less intense based on stereotypes.

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Research identifies gender bias in estimation of patients’ pain

A new study suggests that when men and women express the same amount of hurt, women’s pain is considered less intense based on stereotypes.

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Virtual forum will tackle intersection of climate change, societal barriers

Experts will explore why human-centered issues must be addressed in conjunction with things like rising seas, stronger storms, and increased hydro-static pressure at a symposium on April 7.

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Virtual forum will tackle intersection of climate change, societal barriers

Experts will explore why human-centered issues must be addressed in conjunction with things like rising seas, stronger storms, and increased hydro-static pressure at a symposium on April 7.

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Don’t let the small stuff get you down

A new study led by University of Miami psychologists suggests that the longer negativity lingers in your brain, the unhappier you may be.

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Don’t let the small stuff get you down

A new study led by University of Miami psychologists suggests that the longer negativity lingers in your brain, the unhappier you may be.

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Marine biologist documents the impacts of climate change

In his travels around the world to survey and map coral reefs, Sam Purkis, a professor at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, has witnessed firsthand the devastating impact of global warming.

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Marine biologist documents the impacts of climate change

In his travels around the world to survey and map coral reefs, Sam Purkis, a professor at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, has witnessed firsthand the devastating impact of global warming.

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Architect works, lives among his creations

Rocco Ceo supervises his students as they build structures that often end up on campus. The professor of architecture was recently chosen as a Fellow by the American Institute of Architects, one of the highest honors in the profession.

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Architect works, lives among his creations

Rocco Ceo supervises his students as they build structures that often end up on campus. The professor of architecture was recently chosen as a Fellow by the American Institute of Architects, one of the highest honors in the profession.

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