Charlisa Montrope

Meet the University of Miami artists of Art Basel

As Art Week draws near, graduate students who are pursuing a master’s in fine arts open up about the inspiration behind their featured work.

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Art & Art History

Jenna Efrein photographed in her studio at the Bakehouse Art Complex in Wynwood.

You’re invited—on an artistic guilt trip

Jenna Efrein, a senior lecturer in the Department of Art and Art History, wants your help collecting the thousands of plastic bottles she needs for her next installation highlighting ocean plastic pollution.

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Art and Art History

A city worker helps a woman who decided to cross St. Mark's Square on a gangway, in Venice, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 17. Photo: Associated Press

The water woes of Venice

Doctoral student Jake Brannum is in Venice conducting research for his dissertation. Witnessing the rising waters, he’s done his best to stay dry.

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Atmospheric Sciences

Bolivia faculty expert Calla Hummel had front row seats—and a personally unnerving but false connection—to the turmoil that sparked Evo Morales’ resignation.

Witnessing Bolivia’s power vacuum

Bolivia faculty expert Calla Hummel had front row seats—and a personally unnerving but false connection—to the turmoil that sparked Evo Morales’ resignation.

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Inside Higher Ed

Abess Scholar Joanna Lombard will explore barrier islands through the writings of acclaimed artist Robert Rauschenberg, whose Captiva Island Fish House still offers an ideal sanctuary for observing the natural environment.

Expanding the horizons of environmental research

Supported by the Office of the Provost, the first Abess Scholars have wide latitude to pursue activities that will increase interdisciplinary environmental education, research, and outreach.

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NEWS

University of Miami students enjoyed a warm meal at the third annual Multifaith Thanksgiving Dinner in the Shalala Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Photo: Jenny Hudak/University of Miami

Some of our favorite Thanksgiving traditions

Students share how they blend new and old traditions for the holiday.

Leadership UMiami interactive exercise

Finding life’s passion through Leadership UMiami

Two dozen students participating in Leadership UMiami hone critical thinking skills.

Some of our favorite Thanksgiving traditions

Students share how they blend new and old traditions for the holiday.

Finding life’s passion through Leadership UMiami

Two dozen students participating in Leadership UMiami hone critical thinking skills.



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Allan and Patti Herbert

Investing in a Love Story

Alumni Patti and Allan Herbert met at the University of Miami, graduated from the business school, and supported the U throughout their lives. Now, the University of Miami Patti and Allan Herbert Business School has been named in their honor.

Raul Midón, B.M. '90

Raul Midón, B.M. '90

Songwriter and solo performance artist Raul Midón brings his distinctive style back to the U.

Natalya Kashirina, M.B.A.’17

Natalya Kashirina, M.B.A. ’17

Alumna builds multimillion-dollar business and gives back to the U.

Ellen Wacher, B.Ed. '63

Ellen Wacher, B.Ed. ’63

Alumna's production company highlights actors over 50.

Allan and Patti Herbert

Investing in a Love Story

Alumni Patti and Allan Herbert met at the University of Miami, graduated from the business school, and supported the U throughout their lives. Now, the University of Miami Patti and Allan Herbert Business School has been named in their honor.

Raul Midón, B.M. '90

Songwriter and solo performance artist Raul Midón brings his distinctive style back to the U.

Natalya Kashirina, M.B.A. ’17

Alumna builds multimillion-dollar business and gives back to the U.

Ellen Wacher, B.Ed. ’63

Alumna's production company highlights actors over 50.