Topic: People and Community

Public Health Ambassadors Program boosts its staff

Additional students have been hired for the Butler Center for Service and Leadership’s program to continue enforcing COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines on the Coral Gables Campus.

Public Health Ambassadors Program boosts its staff

Additional students have been hired for the Butler Center for Service and Leadership’s program to continue enforcing COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines on the Coral Gables Campus.


First Black woman becomes UMPD lieutenant

Octavia Bridges, a 20-year veteran of the University of Miami Police Department, has been promoted to oversee crime prevention and community relations on the Coral Gables Campus.

First Black woman becomes UMPD lieutenant

Octavia Bridges, a 20-year veteran of the University of Miami Police Department, has been promoted to oversee crime prevention and community relations on the Coral Gables Campus.



Scholars examine the mob mentality

The Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has given social scientists and psychologists another example to examine the behavior and actions of groups.

Scholars examine the mob mentality

The Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has given social scientists and psychologists another example to examine the behavior and actions of groups.



Forecast predicts another Roaring ’20s

Some experts believe that pent-up demand will push the economy into a rebound after the majority of the U.S. population receives the COVID-19 vaccine.

Forecast predicts another Roaring ’20s

Some experts believe that pent-up demand will push the economy into a rebound after the majority of the U.S. population receives the COVID-19 vaccine.




Artistic skills, winding path lead to successful career

University of Miami alumnus Eddie Alvarez excels as a newspaper designer and is now an art director at The Washington Post.

Artistic skills, winding path lead to successful career

University of Miami alumnus Eddie Alvarez excels as a newspaper designer and is now an art director at The Washington Post.


Writing a successful memoir requires talent, personal touch

University of Miami Creative Writing faculty members explore the travails of an increasingly popular nonfiction genre that sends writers chasing time and truth down the rabbit hole of memory.

Writing a successful memoir requires talent, personal touch

University of Miami Creative Writing faculty members explore the travails of an increasingly popular nonfiction genre that sends writers chasing time and truth down the rabbit hole of memory.




Students hope to see ‘follow through’ after inauguration

University of Miami students share their thoughts and impressions as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris take the helm.

Students hope to see ‘follow through’ after inauguration

University of Miami students share their thoughts and impressions as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris take the helm.


In an inauguration like no other, Biden issues a call for unity

Following Wednesday’s historic event, University of Miami experts in various fields provide their insight on the biggest challenges facing the new administration.

In an inauguration like no other, Biden issues a call for unity

Following Wednesday’s historic event, University of Miami experts in various fields provide their insight on the biggest challenges facing the new administration.




Miami Law Vet uses degree to pursue national security interests

U.S. Army veteran David Roller, J.D. ’14, combines the skills he learned in law school and his army experience to succeed in new role.

Miami Law Vet uses degree to pursue national security interests

U.S. Army veteran David Roller, J.D. ’14, combines the skills he learned in law school and his army experience to succeed in new role.



Former linebacker inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

Dan Morgan, B.L.A. ’01, is now director of player personnel for the Buffalo Bills and becomes the ninth ’Cane to join the College Football Hall of Fame.

Former linebacker inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

Dan Morgan, B.L.A. ’01, is now director of player personnel for the Buffalo Bills and becomes the ninth ’Cane to join the College Football Hall of Fame.



Reforming Section 230: Is the internet free for all or a free-for-all?

University of Miami experts weigh the merit and consequences of amending or repealing the communications law that provides a legal shield for service providers from the words, images, and videos posted by their users.

Reforming Section 230: Is the internet free for all or a free-for-all?

University of Miami experts weigh the merit and consequences of amending or repealing the communications law that provides a legal shield for service providers from the words, images, and videos posted by their users.