Doctoral students Soroya McFarlane and Kerli Kirch were each awarded the Miami Institute for the Americas’ (MIA) Summer Field Research Grants to work on a joint project that investigates how culture influences health, focusing on adolescent pregnancy in Jamaica.
The School of Communication has announced the winners of the 2015-2016 Creative Activity and Research Grants. This year, both recipients hail from the Department of Cinema and Interactive Media. Dr. Christina Lane and Professor Dia Kontaxis have been selected by an interdisciplinary committee of peers from the school to receive direct cost funding to support their projects.
The Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies was selected from nearly 1,200 applicants to receive one of 47 South Florida Knights Arts Challenge grants. It will use the $15,000 award to expand the Cosford Cinema’s Cosford Classics series, which showcases films presented on 35 mm.