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Released: 8-Apr-2022 10:05 AM EDT
What does Jackson’s SCOTUS appointment mean for the nation?
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Ketanji Brown Jackson, who grew up in Miami, becomes the first Black woman to be elevated to the high court. But barriers for women and Black people still remain in all aspects of society, University of Miami experts cautioned.

Newswise: Neurology specialist addresses aphasia, the illness affecting Bruce Willis
Released: 1-Apr-2022 11:10 AM EDT
Neurology specialist addresses aphasia, the illness affecting Bruce Willis
University of Miami

Dr. James Galvin, chief of the Division of Cognitive Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, explains the brain disorder afflicting Bruce Willis that has caused him to step away from his acting career.

Released: 24-Mar-2022 1:30 PM EDT
Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings ‘more style than substance’
University of Miami

During two days of testimony, President Joe Biden’s nominee to the Supreme Court defended her judicial record in lengthy sessions. University of Miami experts in law and political science weigh in on the process pointing out that, among other reasons, many members of the Senate Judiciary Committee relish their time in the spotlight.

Released: 24-Mar-2022 11:55 AM EDT
UMiami community remembers Madeleine Albright
University of Miami

‘Gracious, engaging, and brilliant’ and ‘an ardent advocate for refugee resettlement,’ Albright was the first woman to serve as secretary of state. She received an honorary degree from the University of Miami in 2006.

Released: 4-Mar-2022 3:35 PM EST
Is Russia committing war crimes in Ukraine?
University of Miami

University of Miami School of Law associate professor Pablo Rueda-Saiz discusses what constitutes a war crime and what it takes to gather evidence of such transgressions and to prosecute those responsible.

Released: 28-Feb-2022 2:45 PM EST
Researcher a lead author on landmark climate change report
University of Miami

Climate impacts and adaptations are just some of the topics Katharine Mach, an associate professor at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, helped address as a lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Sixth Assessment Report.

Released: 14-Feb-2022 2:00 PM EST
Mental health experts offer insights on how to overcome anxiety
University of Miami

Some of the University of Miami’s top mental health experts offer tips for curbing those anxious feelings that many are harboring while dealing with the longevity and uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Released: 28-Jan-2022 11:05 AM EST
Why do lizards plummet in the cold?
University of Miami

With a cold front set to sweep into the region this weekend, many in South Florida are wondering—will it be raining iguanas? Christopher Searcy, an assistant professor of biology at the University of Miami who is a reptile and amphibian expert, discusses the rare South Florida phenomenon of cold-shocked lizards and iguanas falling from the trees.

Released: 19-Jan-2022 9:25 AM EST
Tonga faces daunting challenges after massive volcanic eruption
University of Miami

University of Miami experts provide insights on the powerful eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano, an event geologists are calling the biggest recorded anywhere in the world in more than three decades.


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