The Miami DeclarAction in The Lancet The realization of better health for all cannot be achieved without addressing suffering and pain.
The Miami DeclarAction in The Lancet The realization of better health for all cannot be achieved without addressing suffering and pain.

"The University of Miami leverages its unique geographic advantage to forge research, academic exchange, and innovation-driven partnerships that improve the quality of life throughout the Americas. Having an institute that is devoted to the advanced study of the Americas continues our great tradition of collaboration among students and scholars throughout the hemisphere and positions the University as a force for integration throughout the world.“


JULIO FRENK
President, University of Miami
Former Minister of Health, Mexico

 

The Institute is key at convening and supporting scholarship relevant to the Americas. Following are some of the recent discussions, symposia, research lunches and special presentations sponsored and organized by the institute.

RELEVANT STORIES and Events MIA IN THE NEWS

worlds of Journalism

Worlds of Journalism

Academics met at the University of Miami to plan the next phase of a study looking at how journalists in the region view their profession and the challenges they face.

Tri-University Graduate Student Conference

Graduate student conference provides opportunity for learning and dialogue

Students from UM, FIU, and FAU will have their graduate dissertations and projects reviewed by peers and scholars during the Tri-University Graduate Student Conference, which will be held March 23 at the Shalala Student Center.

Researchers from the National Journalism Studies Research Network

UM Helps Launch Journalism Studies Research Network to Examine The Mexican Journalistic Landscape

The University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, where Hughes is the faculty director and senior research area lead for Latin American Studies, organized and sponsored the workshop along with the Journalism Program at Mexico’s Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE) and the Communication Department of the Iberoamerican University-Mexico City.

New UMiami Research Shows How Fresh Water Stokes Caribbean Hurricanes

Johna Rudzin, to whom UMIA awarded a 2018 Barrett Prize for her dissertation "An Assessment of the Caribbean Sea's Upper Ocean Influence on Air-Sea Interaction During Tropical Cyclones", has been featured in this wonderful piece by WLRN

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