It was 2012 Ultra weekend in Miami. Throngs of EDM lovers donning glitter tube tops and face paint crowded Museum park, including UM SoC alumnus and senior at the time Erin Evon.
Four former students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School talked with School of Communication students about their activism and its challenges.
A day after another mass shooting in their home state, students from Parkland, Florida, visited the University of Miami to talk with their peers about the challenges of mounting a national campaign against gun violence and keeping people focused on the need to drive change.
California native Liat Cohen found her Miami experience to be collaborative and inspiring.
A first-generation college student and the second daughter in a close-knit family, it was almost unthinkable for Liat Cohen to leave home. But “go away to college” she did—across the country, from California to Florida, finding her new home at the University of Miami.
Alex Kamphorst discusses how his extracurricular involvement led him to his true passion of public relations.
When Alex Kamphorst arrived at the University of Miami, he was a marine science major with aspirations to work in marine conservation. In fact, the prestigious undergraduate program at UM’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science first attracted Kamphorst to attend Miami. But after a year in the program, Alex became skeptical of his career choice.