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12/21/2016
"What the L?": CAS faculty from diverse fields provide insight into their latest language research
During the fall 2016 semester, Miami faculty from three different CAS departments presented previews of their current language research projects for the "What the L?" series of lectures, which was held in October, November, and December and covered different related topics
08/22/2016
CAS Alums Bringing Home the Gold in 18 of the Last 9 Ceremony
While American athletes were off in Rio earning gold medals in the Olympics, Miami began celebrating its own "gold medalists" in the form of successful alum. On Friday, October 28, 18 Miami alumni are being honored on campus with the "18 of the Last 9" Young Alumni Award
04/08/2016
Miami's Cuba in Transition explores the history and culture of the U.S.'s newly restored diplomatic partner
This January, a group of 22 Miami students was able to witness firsthand the ongoing political and social transitions in Cuba through the Cuba in Transition study abroad program
03/14/2016
Miami students spend J-Term experiencing Argentinian culture
Eleven Miami students traveled to Argentina over J-Term to earn Spanish and geology credits and experienced glaciers, ziplining, the Andes Mountains, Valle Hermoso, and much more
02/05/2016
CAS students volunteer for a community-building, life-changing experience in El Salvador
This past January, a group of 4 Miami students from the College of Arts and Science as well as two Miami alumni joined forces with other members of Habitat for Humanity to help build a 4-person home for a family in El Salvador
10/29/2014
Scripps hosts interactive symposium on developing sustainable volunteer programs
OMA utilizes hundreds of volunteers each year to support it's art-based program for people with dementia. Sara Peller, LCSW, Associate Executive Director of Programs at DOROT will share the organization’s strategies for developing a sustainable volunteer base and the organizational culture and structure needed to support a successful volunteer initiative. For the last three decades, DOROT has been an innovative leader in the field of aging services and volunteerism. DOROT manages over 7,000 volunteers who help address issues of social isolation and loneliness among older adults living at home.