Topic: People and Community

Historian: ‘These boys did not want to die’

A University of Miami historian traces the roots of the Memorial Day holiday to the tragedy of the Civil War and explores prevailing attitudes toward death and the motivations that prompted millions of young men to risk their lives.

Historian: ‘These boys did not want to die’

A University of Miami historian traces the roots of the Memorial Day holiday to the tragedy of the Civil War and explores prevailing attitudes toward death and the motivations that prompted millions of young men to risk their lives.


At the ready

Active-shooter mock exercise prepares University of Miami first responders and others for a potential mass casualty incident.

At the ready

Active-shooter mock exercise prepares University of Miami first responders and others for a potential mass casualty incident.



Harsh marijuana laws go up in smoke

A University cannabis epidemiologist and a criminal law specialist applaud the federal government’s proposal to reverse the criminalization of cannabis.

Harsh marijuana laws go up in smoke

A University cannabis epidemiologist and a criminal law specialist applaud the federal government’s proposal to reverse the criminalization of cannabis.



Amplifying Indigenous perspectives and contributions

Through his teaching, research, and leadership, political scientist Raymond Orr promotes Indigenous studies and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Amplifying Indigenous perspectives and contributions

Through his teaching, research, and leadership, political scientist Raymond Orr promotes Indigenous studies and interdisciplinary collaboration.




Introducing Lumen: A groundbreaking thought leadership initiative

The University of Miami's groundbreaking new initiative, Lumen, brings together experts from across the institution to tackle some of the most urgent global challenges of our time.

Introducing Lumen: A groundbreaking thought leadership initiative

The University of Miami's groundbreaking new initiative, Lumen, brings together experts from across the institution to tackle some of the most urgent global challenges of our time.


A mathematician and Ivy League president shares his expertise

Philip Hanlon, the former president of Dartmouth, has brought his unique skill set to the University of Miami while serving as a Distinguished Presidential Scholar.

A mathematician and Ivy League president shares his expertise

Philip Hanlon, the former president of Dartmouth, has brought his unique skill set to the University of Miami while serving as a Distinguished Presidential Scholar.




5 things you need to know this week

A weekly series designed to highlight events, benefits, perks, and items of interest for the University of Miami community.

5 things you need to know this week

A weekly series designed to highlight events, benefits, perks, and items of interest for the University of Miami community.


Saluting Student Excellence This National Nurses Month

SONHS PhD candidate Khulud Almutairi, MSN ’19, FNP, RN, is inducted into Yale’s Bouchet Graduate Honor Society.

Saluting Student Excellence This National Nurses Month

SONHS PhD candidate Khulud Almutairi, MSN ’19, FNP, RN, is inducted into Yale’s Bouchet Graduate Honor Society.




Bolivia: Two candidates, one party

The Movement Toward Socialism ruling party is now divided by competing candidates who want to lead the South American country in 2025.

Bolivia: Two candidates, one party

The Movement Toward Socialism ruling party is now divided by competing candidates who want to lead the South American country in 2025.



Capstone project recreates Cuban Freedom Flights

Graduate Noel Nuñez created a VR project combining history with modern-day technology to portray the exodus of 300,000 Cuban refugees to Miami.

Capstone project recreates Cuban Freedom Flights

Graduate Noel Nuñez created a VR project combining history with modern-day technology to portray the exodus of 300,000 Cuban refugees to Miami.