• Four nonprofits founded after last year's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas are better equipped in their fight for gun control reform and mental health awareness after the School of Communication's 25-hour PhilADthropy event last weekend. More than 100 University of Miami students and 32 alumni volunteered their time to create social media campaigns, merchandise, websites, logos and much more on behalf of the four organizations founded by MSD students and parents.

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  • Bill Koenigsberg, B.B.A. ’77, can add one more award to his impressive collection. Later this year, he will be inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Fame, one of the greatest recognitions an advertiser can receive.

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  • UM School of Communication alumnus Derek Stanley, B.S.C. '07, thought he might be a newspaper designer when he grew up. Today, he is managing a Southern rock band based out of Nashville, TN – The Steel Woods.   

    “I had no intentions of getting into music,” said Stanley. “I loved it – as in I listened to music, but I didn't know that there was a whole business behind it.”  

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  • What started out as a typical day of high school ended in tragedy after a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD) killing 17 people and forever changing the lives of so many in the Parkland, Fl community. That fateful February day turned survivors of the tragedy into activists working to combat gun violence through various efforts, including the establishment of nonprofit organizations.

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  • Following an advance screening of “Alita: Battle Angel,” film producer Jon Landau and director Robert Rodriguez engaged with UM students.

    University of Miami students got the chance to watch a special advance 3-D screening of “Alita: Battle Angel” at AMC in Sunset Place Monday afternoon, days before its national theatrical release. 

    But the real highlight came after the show. 

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