Join us for the seventh installment in a new breakthrough monthly film series at the Cosford Cinema focusing on current world issues such as migration and social inclusion, peace and security, aging populations, democracy, climate change, and artificial intelligence. The series is intended to bring two types of audiences together: Movie lovers and people who care about current events. The film "Minari" depicts the story of a Korean-American family who move to an Arkansas farm in pursuit of their American Dream. The film received six nominations at the 93rd Academy [...]

2023-05-16T11:32:54-04:00May 16, 2023|, |

2023 Interactive Media Annual Showcase

We are thrilled to announce that the Interactive Media Annual Showcase (IMAS) is back and better than ever! Get ready for an in-person showcase of the most exciting and innovative projects created by students. From silly robots to captivating virtual reality experiences, the best games in town to amazing user interfaces, and reality-defying augmented realities, IMAS will blow your mind! IMAS is a student-only showcase that provides students with the opportunity to present their work to their colleagues, the UM Community, and the public. It's a chance to beef up [...]

2023-05-01T15:14:45-04:00May 1, 2023|, |

Graduate Fellows Colloquium

The Distinguished Graduate Fellows in Global Communication and Communication for Global Health and Sustainable Development will present their fellowship projects after an introduction from their faculty mentors. Dean Karin Wilkins will welcome. A light breakfast will be available at 9:45 am. Join us in room WCB 4029. Fellow Xinyu Zhao. Mentor Regina Ahn (Strategic Communication). Deconstructing Digital Media Literacy and Its Influence on Social Participation: Focusing on Older Adults in Local Chinese Communities. Fellow Mu He. Mentor Ching-Hua Chuan (Interactive Media).  Saving that Squirrel: A Model of An Augmented-Reality Game [...]

2023-04-18T10:53:00-04:00April 18, 2023|, |

Inaugural Computing Day Featuring Two SoC Alumni

Please join us for the University of Miami’s inaugural Computing Day, where two School of Communication Interactive Media alumni are set to participate in the event's panel discussion, scheduled for 12:30-1:30 p.m. Computing Day is a part of a broad initiative to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation in computing. The event convenes corporate and government professionals, faculty and student scholars, and other audiences engaged in all facets of computing as we design the future.

U Chat Indigenous Heritage Month: A discussion of indigenous feminism and mental health in the community

Audience members are invited to share their ideas, opinions, and experience in a guided discussion introduced and moderated by UM Debate and the Indigenous Heritage Committee at the University of Miami. This event is taking place at the Shalala Student Center, Storm Surge Room.

2022-11-10T14:29:11-05:00November 10, 2022||

Panel Calls to Restore Civility in Defense of Democracy

By Pamela Edward Distinguished University of Miami alumni shared perspectives on civil discourse, the credibility of the media, trust in institutions, and other matters during a spirited discussion hosted by the School of Communication. The current polarization of contemporary social and political discourse formed the backdrop of a spirited panel discussion presented by the University of Miami School of Communication and alumnus Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., at Lakeside Village Auditorium on Thursday. Titled Journalism and Civility as Cornerstones of Democracy, the conversation was moderated by Karin Wilkins, dean of the [...]

2022-08-29T12:39:22-04:00August 29, 2022|School of Communication|

Orange Umbrella Hosts Conversations About the Importance of Diversity in the Workplace

By: Jabria Roscoe Orange Umbrella Student Consultancy hosted its first Beyond the Umbrella where guest speaker Ronald Roberts, managing partner at global marketing communications firm, Finn Partners, discussed the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. The event included student hosts Mia Porter and Anika Bhavnani who guided the conversation. Throughout the evening, Roberts emphasized that companies that want to succeed must be diverse. “If you want to be a successful business in 2021, you’ve got to reach out to diverse audiences,” said Roberts. “DEI is not [...]

2021-03-24T14:08:03-04:00March 24, 2021|School of Communication|