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Advancing excellence top priority for new board chair

Manuel Kadre, who will now preside as chair of the University of Miami Board of Trustees, is intent on furthering the University’s trajectory of excellence across the areas of health care, academia, and athletics.
31-May-2024 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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As a busy hurricane season looms, new forecast model in the eye

A record 17 to 25 named storms have been predicted for the 2024 Atlantic hurricane season, with 8 to 13 of them becoming hurricanes. A new forecast model jointly created by researchers at NOAA and the University of Miami will provide better...
30-May-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Atlantic hurricane season could be a record-breaker

‘Perfect storm’ of a transition from El Niño to La Niña conditions and exceptionally warm Atlantic Ocean temperatures could result in one of the most active hurricane seasons ever.
29-May-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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10 years of sustained growth

During its decade-long existence, Rosenstiel School’s 75-foot-long hurricane simulator has helped usher in a wave of international scientists and cutting-edge projects—from hybrid coral reefs to ocean-tracking devices.
29-May-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New dean of University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies named

Hudson Santos is an internationally renowned nurse investigator and educator who studies the impact of the social determinants of health on mothers and their children and has significantly increased the school’s research footprint.
16-May-2024 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Demystifying the complex nature of Arctic clouds

A team of University of Miami scientists and others recently spent weeks in the Arctic region studying marine cold-air outbreaks and how the clouds they produce can lead to extreme weather events and may be interacting with the rapidly warming...
3-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Paul Pavlou named new dean of Miami Herbert Business School

Executive education, an interdisciplinary focus, and global visibility will be among the top priorities for new dean Paul A. Pavlou, an AI and data science specialist who aims to propel the University of Miami Patti and Allan Herbert Business School...
1-May-2024 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stress? It matters what you think

University of Miami specialists in health psychology and in mindfulness practices offer tips to help reframe how we perceive stress and shift our response to build resilience and support well-being.
26-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Harsh marijuana laws go up in smoke

A University of Miami cannabis epidemiologist and a criminal law specialist applaud the federal government’s proposal to reverse the criminalization of cannabis.
28-May-2024 12:00 PM EDT

Haiti is close to becoming a failed state

Gangs have attacked the airport and jails while the de facto prime minister was out of the country. University of Miami experts discuss the nation’s future.
7-Mar-2024 3:05 PM EST

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University of Miami international relations specialists discuss the roots of the Houthi movement, their motivations, and the menace they pose

University of Miami international relations specialists discuss the roots of the Houthi movement, their motivations, and the menace they pose.
14-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST

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Will Taylor Swift dominate football’s greatest stage?

All eyes may not be on the field at Super Bowl LVIII. A web of rumors and conspiracies are swirling around this year’s game.
6-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST

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China’s Presence And Power Casts A Shadow Over Taiwanese Elections

Candidates for president of Taiwan must walk a tightrope regarding the country’s China policy. University of Miami experts detail the tensions in the high-stakes elections on Saturday.
12-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST

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What I am watching for at COP28

Michael Berkowitz, who heads up the University of Miami’s Climate Resilience Academy, is in Dubai for the United Nation’s 28th Conference of the Parties, the climate summit commonly referred to as COP28. Here’s what’s important to him.
4-Dec-2023 1:05 PM EST

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Want to live longer and stronger?

Aging is unavoidable, yet most people can maintain and even improve their health and well-being as they grow older if they make lifestyle changes that align with an integrative health approach, a medical expert says.
4-Dec-2023 8:05 AM EST

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