Topic: People and Community

Bills to expand, restrict voting brew battles

Frances Hill and Gregory Koger, University of Miami professors, analyze voting legislation being proposed in various states and in Congress and the impact they could have on future elections if they become law.

Bills to expand, restrict voting brew battles

Frances Hill and Gregory Koger, University of Miami professors, analyze voting legislation being proposed in various states and in Congress and the impact they could have on future elections if they become law.


University economists: Inflation spike no cause for alarm

Alex Horenstein and Miguel Angel Iraola Guzman, both faculty members with the Miami Herbert Business School, agree that the current rise in prices are symptomatic of the recovery and warrant attention, but not worry—at least for now.

University economists: Inflation spike no cause for alarm

Alex Horenstein and Miguel Angel Iraola Guzman, both faculty members with the Miami Herbert Business School, agree that the current rise in prices are symptomatic of the recovery and warrant attention, but not worry—at least for now.



Inaugural class graduates from First Star Academy

In a ceremony on Wednesday, the University of Miami celebrated the graduating class from the national program that prepares at-risk teens for college by providing on-campus residential stays and intensive learning during their high school summers.

Inaugural class graduates from First Star Academy

In a ceremony on Wednesday, the University of Miami celebrated the graduating class from the national program that prepares at-risk teens for college by providing on-campus residential stays and intensive learning during their high school summers.



Juneteenth commemorates the date U.S. slaves learned of their freedom

Two University of Miami professors reflect on the significance of June 19, which has gained popularity and is celebrated in many states with parades, family reunions, picnics, and other festivities.

Juneteenth commemorates the date U.S. slaves learned of their freedom

Two University of Miami professors reflect on the significance of June 19, which has gained popularity and is celebrated in many states with parades, family reunions, picnics, and other festivities.




Celebrate Juneteenth with ’Canes around the nation

The University of Miami Black Alumni Society will host a virtual celebration on Friday evening that will feature interactive cooking demonstrations and a moderated discussion. All members of the University community are invited to attend.

Celebrate Juneteenth with ’Canes around the nation

The University of Miami Black Alumni Society will host a virtual celebration on Friday evening that will feature interactive cooking demonstrations and a moderated discussion. All members of the University community are invited to attend.


Student Government vice president selected for prestigious summer program

Ajiri Uzere, a senior at the University of Miami, was accepted into the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program. She shares how the experiences and opportunities provided to her have shaped who she is today.

Student Government vice president selected for prestigious summer program

Ajiri Uzere, a senior at the University of Miami, was accepted into the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program. She shares how the experiences and opportunities provided to her have shaped who she is today.




Frost School faculty member celebrates in ‘Stride’ with Pulitzer win

Tania León, the 2021 Distinguished Composer-in-Residence for the Frost School of Music, was recently awarded the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in music.

Frost School faculty member celebrates in ‘Stride’ with Pulitzer win

Tania León, the 2021 Distinguished Composer-in-Residence for the Frost School of Music, was recently awarded the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in music.


Haiti expert: Country needs a ‘transitional government’

Professor Louis Herns Marcelin maintains the Caribbean nation needs oversight to ensure a free election after the current president faces demands to step down over allegations of corruption and collusion with local gangs.

Haiti expert: Country needs a ‘transitional government’

Professor Louis Herns Marcelin maintains the Caribbean nation needs oversight to ensure a free election after the current president faces demands to step down over allegations of corruption and collusion with local gangs.




Opinion: Compromise needed for tennis’ physical, mental challenges

To Arlette Perry, professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences in the School of Education and Human Development, tennis is “like playing a physical chess match” that can be taxing for the athlete.

Opinion: Compromise needed for tennis’ physical, mental challenges

To Arlette Perry, professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences in the School of Education and Human Development, tennis is “like playing a physical chess match” that can be taxing for the athlete.



New app tracks human mobility and COVID-19

University of Miami researchers create interactive application to analyze patterns between human movement, government policies, and the pandemic.

New app tracks human mobility and COVID-19

University of Miami researchers create interactive application to analyze patterns between human movement, government policies, and the pandemic.



Doctors assess COVID-19 ‘breakthrough’ cases in Miami

Three physicians from the Miller School of Medicine joined Centers for Disease Control and Prevention administrators to talk about these rare instances, effective treatments, and the virus variants that may be prompting them.