• 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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  • UM School of Communication alumna Valeria Briceño, B.S.C. ’17, won two Emmy awards at the 42nd Annual Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards last month. Briceño, who graduated from UM with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and Public Relations, was the youngest employee at Univision when she created the show that would win her these two prestigious awards.

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  • Paul Nagel, Jr., A.B, ’50, a beloved professor emeritus and alumnus passed away on Dec. 26, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Margery, A.B. ‘50. He was 92 years old.

    Paul Nagel, Jr. taught at the University of Miami for almost 50 years as a professor of film, radio, and television. He started teaching at the university in 1950 while he was still in the United States Army Air Forces after World War II. 

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  • Starting on Friday and running for 48 hours, the University of Miami School of Communication is participating in the largest game jam event in the world. The 2019 Global Game Jam (GGJ) begins on Jan. 25 in the school’s Interactive Media Center. GGJ co-founder, Susan Gold, will be at the school to kick-off the event. GGJ is the world's largest game game creation event taking place around the world at physical locations, functioning much like a hackathon focused on game development.

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