With the aim to address key challenges impacting U.S. and global health care organizations, leaders representing every facet of the industry will converge for the 2023 “The Business of Health Care Conference,” to be held Feb. 24 at the University of Miami Coral Gables Campus.
A “parade” of atmospheric river storms that have pummeled California since late December is finally ending, and drier days are ahead. But as the Earth’s climate continues to warm, atmospheric rivers will only become more frequent and intense, warns a University of Miami scientist.
Xavier Cortada, a University of Miami professor of practice and three-time alumnus, discusses socially engaged art in a TED Talk, which premieres globally on Dec. 15., and members of the University of Miami community got an exclusive preview of the talk during a screening on Nov. 28 at the Bill Cosford Cinema.
The addition of Paquito D’Rivera’s material—which includes photographs, music scores, awards, and audiovisual materials—to the University of Miami’s Cuban Heritage Collection will be a treasure trove for lovers of jazz, Latin, and classical music.
Scientists have reportedly achieved a key milestone in nuclear fusion energy. University of Miami College of Engineering researcher Giacomo Po addresses queries about the process of nuclear fusion and what it could mean for the future.
A year before the largest active volcano in the world erupted, research by two University of Miami scientists revealed which of the two rift zones of the Mauna Loa volcano would spew magma.
To better understand the purpose of gratitude, a University of Miami psychology professor conjured up a world devoid of this emotion at the root of healthy relationships—and the centerpiece of one of our favorite holidays.
The University of Miami has various faculty experts available to provide analysis on the 2022 midterm elections. POLITICAL SCIENCE Jennifer Marie Connolly, associate professor, conducts research in the areas of local government, city council politics, and city management. She is…
Severe weather events disproportionately affect people with spinal cord injuries and disabilities. A multidisciplinary team of University of Miami researchers is leading a U-LINK project aimed at changing those circumstances by using education, innovation, and outreach.
In an initiative that City of Miami Mayor Francis X. Suarez said curates philanthropy in a high impact way, the University of Miami is one of four local academic partners to offer STEM scholarships beginning this academic year.
Police officers and construction workers who responded on September 11, 2001, to the World Trade Center disaster in New York City and worked in its aftermath had at least twice the risk of developing the precursor for multiple myeloma compared…
University of Miami tropical biologist Amy Zanne led an international research study to investigate termite and microbial wood discovery and decay.
The University of Miami is offering its first cross-disciplinary course focused on climate resilience and taught by a variety of key faculty members from across the institution.
While Mikhail S. Gorbachev, who died Tuesday at 91, may be principally remembered as a courageous reformer in the West, some Russian people will view the former Soviet leader far less respectfully, according to University of Miami lecturer and Soviet expert Marcia Beck.
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.S.L.D., has been appointed to the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Coinfections and HIV Associated Cancers (HCAC) study section.
As part of the University of Miami multidisciplinary initiative, Hyperlocalism: Transforming the Paradigm for Climate Adaptation, residents from Homestead and Little River devised solutions to combat the effects of climate change in their communities.
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.
University of Miami Chinese scholar and defense expert June Teufel Dreyer assessed the motivations and implications of the visit by the Speaker of the House to Taiwan, one of the stops on her congressional delegation tour.
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.
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.
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 gift.
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 torridness that is wreaking havoc on the area, especially the United Kingdom.
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.
The public launch of Ever Brighter, the University of Miami’s most ambitious fundraising campaign ever, sparked a year of inspired giving and enduring impact.
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 University of Miami.
The 5-4 ruling, handed down on June 24, is a major setback for women’s reproductive rights, some legal scholars say. But anti-abortion activists and some religious groups applauded the historic decision.
Leaders in government and industry will examine critical matters impacting the Western Hemisphere during a conference July 13-14, when the University of Miami hosts the Concordia Americas Summit.
University of Miami associate professor Kenneth Feeley conducted a lengthy study on forests in Jamaica and learned that hurricanes can magnify the effects of climate change, allowing species from warmer climates to replace those that prefer cooler temperatures.
University of Miami engineering and ocean sciences faculty members received federal research funding recently to delve into how they can strengthen coastal buildings and seawalls in the face of climate change.
The George P. Hanley Democracy Center, set to launch this fall, will study the practice of democratic politics both in the United States and globally and will offer research grants and public programming.
Michael J. Bustamante, associate professor of history and the Emilio Bacardí Moreau Chair in Cuban and Cuban-American Studies at the University of Miami, is an accomplished expert on Cuba and can speak to the U.S.-Cuba policy change announced yesterday by the Biden…
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.
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.
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.
A Rutgers researcher will use genomics, genetics, and cell biology to identify and understand the corals’ response to heat stress conditions and to pinpoint master regulatory genes involved in coral bleaching due to global warming and climate change. The researcher and his team will use a novel gene-editing tool as a resource to knock down some gene functions with the goal of boosting the corals’ abilities to survive.
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.
Researchers in the U.S. and Germany decided to explore which pathways transport debris to the middle of the oceans, causing garbage patches, as well as the relative strengths of different subtropical gyres and how they influence long-term accumulation of debris. In Chaos, they report creating a model of the oceans’ surface dynamics from historical trajectories of surface buoys. Their model describes the probability of plastic debris being transported from one region to another.