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Piquero tapped by Biden administration to head Bureau of Justice Statistics

Alex Piquero, a noted criminologist and chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminology, has been named director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, part of the Department of Justice.
10-Aug-2022 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Mothers use the benefits of song to promote infant development

Frost School of Music professor of music therapy Shannon de l’Etoile is starting a new study, funded by the GRAMMY Museum Grant Program, that will help at-risk mothers use singing to engage with their babies.
4-Aug-2022 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nichelle Nichols helped inspire a generation of women and young actors of color

In the television show "Star Trek," Nichols portrayed communications officer Lt. Uhura on the USS Enterprise, breaking new ground as a Black woman in an important position of authority.
1-Aug-2022 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Remembering NBA legend and civil rights pioneer Bill Russell

The legendary center, who helped the famed Boston Celtics win 11 NBA titles, was as dominant and impactful off the basketball court as he was on it, members of the University of Miami community recall.
1-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Trauma surgeon returns to Ukraine to support front-line physicians

Volunteering through the Global Surgical and Medical Support Group, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine professor Enrique Ginzburg met with Ukrainian physicians and delivered much-needed medical equipment to a military hospital in Lviv.
28-Jul-2022 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Planned gift for student-athletes is part of alumni couple’s legacy

University of Miami alumni Jonathan Leyva and his wife, Christina, are longtime ’Canes fans whose belief in the power of community and teamwork to bring people together motivated them to establish an endowed football scholarship through a planned...
28-Jul-2022 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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What’s behind the heat wave in Europe?

Roads, railways, and utilities are at risk during the record-breaking temperatures. Even buildings, many of which lack air-conditioning, provide little relief, putting the health of people in danger. University of Miami experts address the...
21-Jul-2022 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Webb Telescope Rewrites Cosmic History with Images of Universe

A time travel machine, the $10 billion space observatory is being considered well worth the price tag because it will help answer long-held questions about the big bang and search for signs of alien life, University of Miami astrophysicists maintain.
14-Jul-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan bears ‘enormous symbolic significance’

2-Aug-2022 7:05 PM EDT

What’s changed in Cuba in the year since the protests?

University of Miami experts versed about the Caribbean nation address what has transpired since the July 11, 2021, anti-government protests.
11-Jul-2022 10:30 AM EDT

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Brain Health Researcher Unravels Details About Rare Neurological Condition

Prosopagnosia, an ailment that made headlines this week after actor Brad Pitt announced that he is suffering from the disorder, is an uncommon brain malady that causes the inability to recognize faces.
8-Jul-2022 9:35 AM EDT

Scholars: Insurrection Hearings Supply Epic Storytelling, No Clear Ending

The Jan. 6 hearings investigating the facts and causes of the domestic terrorism attack on the U.S. Capitol are a colossal storytelling feat with a myriad of possible outcomes, according to communications and constitutional law specialists at the...
29-Jun-2022 3:20 PM EDT

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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

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