#University Of Miami

Leaders discuss how to stay on track amid a crisis

Listen. Be receptive to different perspectives. And stay dedicated to the outcome, but humble enough to realize changes may be necessary. These are strategies that a few of the region’s top leaders say have helped them stay focused amid the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic, the collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium in June, and last summer’s earthquake in Haiti.
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Life: Fearfully and Wonderfully Fine-Tuned

A new ID the Future episode spotlights the incredible fine-tuning of life. Robert J. Marks hosts Stockholm University professor of mathematical statistics Ola Hössjer and University of Miami population geneticist Daniel Díaz. The three discuss strategies for extending the concept of fine-tuning to biological systems, and along the way touch on population genetics, entropy, and probability theory. Download the podcast or listen to it here.

For some witnesses, sharing crimes on social media comes first

As the man Atlanta police say shot and killed a woman and fired at officers early Wednesday, some witnesses' first instinct wasn't to call 911. Instead, they took out their phones and filmed the incident for social media before calling police, leading the department to publicly call on anyone who recorded what happened to share what they have with investigators.

Jim Gasior

Jim GASIOR is a titanic figure in Miami jazz. Jim GASIOR is a titanic figure in Miami jazz. He has performed with Ricky Martin, Kelly Clarkson, Alih Jey, Chayanne, Little Richard, Michael Bolton, Jose Feliciano, Smokey Robinson, Benny Golson, Slide Hampton, Freddie Hubbard, Terell Stafford, Patti Austin, John Fedchock, Duffy Jackson, Jason Marsalis, Donald Harrison, Robin Eubanks, Jeremy Pelt, Jay Leonhart and the Jaco Pastorius Reunion Big Band. Jim holds a Bachelor’s degree in Studio Music and Jazz Performance, a Master’s degree in Jazz Pedagogy - both from University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, where he is in the final stages of his Doctorate in Jazz.
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Opinion: The future of Miami football becomes about business

The most expensive coaching contracts the University of Miami has ever seen. High level negotiations to make everything happen. The financing of buyouts and escalated operations. Winning in a future landscape in college sports where the most successful athletic departments will be the ones where its athletes are the greatest...

Risk analysis: FL among four states most threatened by climate-caused flooding

Quality Journalism for Critical Times Florida is one of four states most at risk of severe damage due to flooding caused by climate change, and cities including Miami, St. Petersburg and Tampa are among the 20 U.S. cities most at risk, according to an analysis by the New York-based nonprofit research organization First Street Foundation. “The highest concentration of community […] The post Risk analysis: FL among four states most threatened by climate-caused flooding appeared first on Florida Phoenix.

Congratulations to our 2021-2022 fellows!

The Graduate School is proud to announce the distinguished students who were awarded Dean’s Fellowships, University of Miami (UM) Fellowships, Maytag Fellowships, McKnight Fellowships, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships, the Wulkan Scholarship, and the Graduate School’s Dissertation Fellowship. Congratulations to our 2021-2022 Fellows!. Dean’s Fellowship. The Dean's Fellowship...