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The forum, to be held this week at the School of Architecture, will address topics that include how the pandemic intensified smart city infrastructure and practices and how it renewed the interest and investment in virtual reality.

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Senior Design Expo highlights engineering achievements

From an aerial transportation system on Mars to a new way to rehab wrist paralysis, graduating seniors in the College of Engineering showcased their capstone projects.

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Senior Design Expo highlights engineering achievements

From an aerial transportation system on Mars to a new way to rehab wrist paralysis, graduating seniors in the College of Engineering showcased their capstone projects.

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Senior Design Expo highlights engineering achievements

From an aerial transportation system on Mars to a new way to rehab wrist paralysis, graduating seniors in the College of Engineering showcased their capstone projects.

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Senior Design Expo highlights engineering achievements

From an aerial transportation system on Mars to a new way to rehab wrist paralysis, graduating seniors in the College of Engineering showcased their capstone projects.

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After a year of research, library scholars present their projects

A group of students, who have spent the past academic year working with research librarians to develop individual, intellectual projects, presented their capstones via an online event on May 3.

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After a year of research, library scholars present their projects

A group of students, who have spent the past academic year working with research librarians to develop individual, intellectual projects, presented their capstones via an online event on May 3.

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After a year of research, library scholars present their projects

A group of students, who have spent the past academic year working with research librarians to develop individual, intellectual projects, presented their capstones via an online event on May 3.

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Symposium to address the impacts of climate on health

During the 2022 Climate and Health Symposium, researchers from across the University of Miami and elsewhere will examine the link between climate change and negative health effects and will explore strategies to mitigate the problem.

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Symposium to address the impacts of climate on health

During the 2022 Climate and Health Symposium, researchers from across the University of Miami and elsewhere will examine the link between climate change and negative health effects and will explore strategies to mitigate the problem.

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Researchers detect a tropical plant species presumed to be extinct

Associate professor Kenneth Feeley and graduate student Riley Fortier were part of a research group that rediscovered a plant called Gasteranthus extinctus, named to anticipate its extinction.

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Researchers detect a tropical plant species presumed to be extinct

Associate professor Kenneth Feeley and graduate student Riley Fortier were part of a research group that rediscovered a plant called Gasteranthus extinctus, named to anticipate its extinction.

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Marine geochemist seeks to unravel how carbon is stored in the ocean

Hilary Close, an ocean sciences assistant professor at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, is using a unique strategy to understand how carbon is transferred through living things into the deep ocean.

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Marine geochemist seeks to unravel how carbon is stored in the ocean

Hilary Close, an ocean sciences assistant professor at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, is using a unique strategy to understand how carbon is transferred through living things into the deep ocean.

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Multifaceted model improves subseasonal forecasting by quantum leaps

A decade after a University of Miami atmospheric scientist helped create it, the North American Multi-Model Ensemble has helped policymakers and emergency managers prepare for natural hazards like heat waves, wildfires, or the next polar vortex.

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University welcomes history scholar, skilled educator as first vice provost for educational innovation

Professor Kathi Kern, who will begin the new role this summer, plans to develop more experiential learning opportunities for students and help faculty members elevate their teaching expertise.

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Scientist analyzes data on clouds to improve climate models

Paquita Zuidema, a professor at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, is an investigator on a multiyear NASA-led project that will advance the short- and long-term accuracy of climate modeling.

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How do migrations shape cities?

Papers presented during a three-day conference hosted by the University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas will explore how migration influenced nine different cities on three continents.

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How do migrations shape cities?

Papers presented during a three-day conference hosted by the University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas will explore how migration influenced nine different cities on three continents.

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Symbols bring concepts to life as powerful unifiers, dividers

The letter “Z” has appeared in Russia as an emblem of support for the invasion of Ukraine, yet its origination is unclear. Symbols solidify notions and are strong because they create unity, according to University scholars.

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Symbols bring concepts to life as powerful unifiers, dividers

The letter “Z” has appeared in Russia as an emblem of support for the invasion of Ukraine, yet its origination is unclear. Symbols solidify notions and are strong because they create unity, according to University scholars.

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Research finds ‘traumatic effects of war’ extend far beyond the front lines

Professors Olena Antonaccio and Robert J. Johnson are working on several studies that examine the mental health and other detrimental impacts of war on Ukrainians.

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Research finds ‘traumatic effects of war’ extend far beyond the front lines

Professors Olena Antonaccio and Robert J. Johnson are working on several studies that examine the mental health and other detrimental impacts of war on Ukrainians.

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Competition propels students’ research communication skills

Organized by the Graduate School in partnership with the Graduate Student Association, the sixth annual Three Minute Thesis Competition showcased the minds and brevity of doctoral and research-based master’s degree programs at the University of Miami.

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Competition propels students’ research communication skills

Organized by the Graduate School in partnership with the Graduate Student Association, the sixth annual Three Minute Thesis Competition showcased the minds and brevity of doctoral and research-based master’s degree programs at the University of Miami.

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University lab looks to celebrate Sleep Awareness Week

Girardin Jean-Louis, founder and director of the Translational Sleep and Circadian Sciences Center at the Miller School of Medicine, is working to increase awareness of sleep health through community-based research in South Florida.

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University lab looks to celebrate Sleep Awareness Week

Girardin Jean-Louis, founder and director of the Translational Sleep and Circadian Sciences Center at the Miller School of Medicine, is working to increase awareness of sleep health through community-based research in South Florida.

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Researcher a lead author on landmark climate change report

Climate impacts and adaptations are just some of the topics Katharine Mach, an associate professor at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, helped address as a lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Sixth Assessment Report.

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Researcher a lead author on landmark climate change report

Climate impacts and adaptations are just some of the topics Katharine Mach, an associate professor at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, helped address as a lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Sixth Assessment Report.

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Ancient underwater landslide may help explain future tsunami threat in Gulf of Aqaba

Marine geosciences professor Sam Purkis discovered evidence of a past underwater landslide, likely associated with a sizable tsunami, that could have implications for the development of the coastlines of Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

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Ancient underwater landslide may help explain future tsunami threat in Gulf of Aqaba

Marine geosciences professor Sam Purkis discovered evidence of a past underwater landslide, likely associated with a sizable tsunami, that could have implications for the development of the coastlines of Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

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