Topic: People and Community

Law professor studies the decision-making process of capital murder juries

Recently named the inaugural Robert C. Josefsberg Chair in Criminal Justice Advocacy, law professor Scott Sundby has overseen the interviewing of more than 200 jurors, examining what goes into the process of 12 people who will make a life-or-death decision.

Law professor studies the decision-making process of capital murder juries

Recently named the inaugural Robert C. Josefsberg Chair in Criminal Justice Advocacy, law professor Scott Sundby has overseen the interviewing of more than 200 jurors, examining what goes into the process of 12 people who will make a life-or-death decision.


University community gathers for vigil to honor Tyre Nichols

The commemoration, presented by the Black Student Leadership Caucus, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, and other student organizations, also cultivated university-wide discussions on police brutality and racial inequality.

University community gathers for vigil to honor Tyre Nichols

The commemoration, presented by the Black Student Leadership Caucus, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, and other student organizations, also cultivated university-wide discussions on police brutality and racial inequality.



Devastating earthquake evokes memories of ’99 tragedy in Turkey

University of Miami College of Engineering faculty members Nurcin Celik and Derin Ural lived through the 1999 temblor that struck near the Turkish city of Izmit. They stand ready to offer their expertise in the aftermath of Monday’s disaster.

Devastating earthquake evokes memories of ’99 tragedy in Turkey

University of Miami College of Engineering faculty members Nurcin Celik and Derin Ural lived through the 1999 temblor that struck near the Turkish city of Izmit. They stand ready to offer their expertise in the aftermath of Monday’s disaster.



Impressive job gains point to stabilizing economy

Strong gains and fluctuations in the labor market are indicators of a vibrant, growing economy stabilizing from the pandemic and are not drivers of inflationary trends as many economists suggest, according to a Miami Herbert Business School economist.

Impressive job gains point to stabilizing economy

Strong gains and fluctuations in the labor market are indicators of a vibrant, growing economy stabilizing from the pandemic and are not drivers of inflationary trends as many economists suggest, according to a Miami Herbert Business School economist.




Climate conference explores ways to reduce carbon footprint at colleges

The University of Miami is welcoming leaders from institutions across the nation this week at the Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit to share ideas on combating the climate crisis.

Climate conference explores ways to reduce carbon footprint at colleges

The University of Miami is welcoming leaders from institutions across the nation this week at the Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit to share ideas on combating the climate crisis.


Author encourages audience to ‘get curious about what lights you up’

Alex Elle, a New York Times bestselling author and restorative writing teacher, shared her thoughts during the Students of Color Symposium on Saturday about the significance of protecting your mental health and practicing well-being.

Author encourages audience to ‘get curious about what lights you up’

Alex Elle, a New York Times bestselling author and restorative writing teacher, shared her thoughts during the Students of Color Symposium on Saturday about the significance of protecting your mental health and practicing well-being.




What’s fueling the political crisis in Peru?

Peruvian students at the University of Miami offer their opinions regarding the struggle between democracy and corruption in the South American country.

What’s fueling the political crisis in Peru?

Peruvian students at the University of Miami offer their opinions regarding the struggle between democracy and corruption in the South American country.


Former ambassador to share insights from Kissinger interview

In his latest book, “Master of the Game,” former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk spent time interviewing former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger about how he brokered peace in the Middle East during the 1970s.

Former ambassador to share insights from Kissinger interview

In his latest book, “Master of the Game,” former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk spent time interviewing former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger about how he brokered peace in the Middle East during the 1970s.




That's So Metro: South Miami

One of the easiest ways to get around the City of Miami is hopping on the Metrorail, our above-ground train system (which conveniently stops right in front of the University of Miami)! We have consulted with current ’Canes to ensure you’ll know how to enjoy this 25-mile stretch of The Magic City.

That's So Metro: South Miami

One of the easiest ways to get around the City of Miami is hopping on the Metrorail, our above-ground train system (which conveniently stops right in front of the University of Miami)! We have consulted with current ’Canes to ensure you’ll know how to enjoy this 25-mile stretch of The Magic City.



Can you spot a deepfake?

University of Miami researchers familiar with artificial intelligence technology offer their opinions about a phenomenon—the posting of images or videos that have been manipulated—that is becoming more prevalent online.

Can you spot a deepfake?

University of Miami researchers familiar with artificial intelligence technology offer their opinions about a phenomenon—the posting of images or videos that have been manipulated—that is becoming more prevalent online.