Topic: Social Impact

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.


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.




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.