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David Yellen named dean of the University of Miami School of Law

A brilliant barrister who has argued a case before the Supreme Court and innovated in the classroom, David Yellen has served as a dean at two prestigious schools of law and is known as one of the most influential figures in legal education.
12-May-2022 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New class explores learning in the metaverse

Students and faculty members discover some of the possibilities for the future of education through the University of Miami’s first course conducted in virtual reality.
9-May-2022 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Distinguished speakers to share wisdom with UMiami Class of 2022

A group of extraordinary, international and national, thought leaders will share their advice with the Class of 2022 during the University of Miami commencement ceremonies at the Watsco Center next week.
3-May-2022 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers detect a tropical plant species presumed to be extinct

University of Miami associate professor Kenneth Feeley and graduate student Riley Fortier were part of a research group that rediscovered a plant called Gasteranthus extinctus, named to anticipate its extinction.
18-Apr-2022 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Climate Resilience Academy ushers in new era of research, solutions

The University of Miami will launch a new Climate Resilience Academy, a functional research and coordinating hub supporting the University’s academic units and pursuing an interdisciplinary approach that links with private and public partners to...
11-Apr-2022 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UMiami welcomes history scholar, skilled educator as first vice provost for educational innovation

Professor Kathi Kern, who will begin the new role this summer, plans to develop more experiential learning opportunities for students and help faculty members elevate their teaching expertise.
4-Apr-2022 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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‘2022 The Business of Health Care’ to track industry-wide transformation

Industry leaders and experts, including a recent U.S. health secretary, convene April 1 at the University of Miami for a half-day hybrid conference to analyze the amalgam of new innovations that are revolutionizing the health care field.
23-Mar-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Student strives to be a voice for Afghan women

Afghan émigré Zakera Azizi, who was granted a scholarship to earn a master’s degree at the Miami Herbert Business School, recounts her journey to Miami and pledges to use her degree and skills to represent women, especially those in her native...
7-Mar-2022 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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UMiami Expert on Cuba Available for Commentary

17-May-2022 11:20 AM EDT

What does Jackson’s SCOTUS appointment mean for the nation?

8-Apr-2022 10:05 AM EDT

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Neurology specialist addresses aphasia, the illness affecting Bruce Willis

1-Apr-2022 11:10 AM EDT

Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings ‘more style than substance’

24-Mar-2022 1:30 PM EDT

UMiami community remembers Madeleine Albright

‘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.
24-Mar-2022 11:55 AM EDT

Is Russia committing war crimes in Ukraine?

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.
4-Mar-2022 3:35 PM EST

Researcher a lead author on landmark climate change report

28-Feb-2022 2:45 PM EST

Mental health experts offer insights on how to overcome anxiety

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.
14-Feb-2022 2:00 PM EST

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