Nicolle Fagan: Science Communication Drives a Global Conservation

Science communication drives a global conservation

As the Marketing and Communications Director for the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium, Nicolle Fagan, B.S. ’08, is living her dream job. “I work very closely with researchers, …

By Katy Hennig
Katy Hennig Director, Communication and Digital Strategist
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Using Data to Prevent Disease

As a 17-year-old lifeguard, Dr. Wesley Smith, Ph.D. ’07, discovered that by simply educating and warning people about shore breaks (which cause waves that violently slam people into the sandbar), they could prevent dozens of injuries. Through a focus on …

By Nastasia Boulos
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An Emmy for your Thoughts

Eight.

That’s how many regional Emmy awards Kid Stew, a show created by best-selling author James Patterson, in partnership with South Florida PBSwas nominated for last year. It won five.  

Amongst the Emmy winners for the show is Scott …

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Wielding Words

Alumna and team win Pulitzer Prize for Parkland Coverage

It’s the highest honor in journalism, the prize aspiring reporters dream of winning. For one group of journalists at the Sun Sentinel, the dream became a reality, albeit a bittersweet one, …

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Making Waves in Shark Research

Attorney’s planned gift to support F.I.N.S., attract girls to marine science
Jeanne V. Rowlee, Esq., has been fascinated by sharks since she was a little girl in New Jersey, watching Jacques Cousteau documentaries and perusing pictures of sharks in the …

By Katy Hennig
Katy Hennig Director, Communication and Digital Strategist
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Making a Film: a Familial Partnership

Siblings team up to co-write and co-produce a new film

From a performance of Grease and a middle school production of The Wizard of Oz, to plays at the Ring Theatre, Rachel and Robert “Bobby” Eddy are no strangers to being on stage together.

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Nancy H. Bailey Strengthens Miami Herbert’s Marketing Program

Grateful Alumna Strengthens Miami Herbert’s Marketing Program with Commitment to Endow Chair and Scholarship

Crediting the education she received from the University of Miami Herbert Business School (MBS) for powering her successful career, alumna Nancy Harris Bailey, B.B.A. ’66, is demonstrating her …

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Raul Midón – Songwriter and Solo-Performance Artist

Songwriter and solo-performance artist brings distinctive style back to the University of Miami for an exclusive concert during Alumni Weekend 2019.

A sound all his own, Raul Midón, B.M. ’90, builds textures and tones into his colorful solo performances.

Midón shares …

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Katy Hennig Director, Communication and Digital Strategist
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Dr. Maria Abreu one of three pioneering physician-scientists awarded 2019 Sherman Prize

Dr. Maria Abreu one of three pioneering physician-scientists awarded 2019 Sherman Prize

For her relentless work advancing novel research and treatments to understand the environmental and immunological triggers of inflammatory bowel disease, Maria Abreu, M.D.’90, director of the University of …

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1 CITYCLUB

Alfonso Maraver, M.B.A.’18, and Matt Wigler, B.M.’15, M.B.A.’18, want to encourage Miami residents to take advantage of the city’s highly-rated dining scene.

This is the basis behind their new venture, 1 CITYCLUB, a membership-based service that provides discounted prices to …

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Nastasia Boulos Administrative Assistant
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