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Entertainment Law is in the Future for this Graduate

By Barbara Gutierrez Amanda Carballo helped produce an award-winning film during her undergraduate years at the University of Miami. Now she plans to earn a law degree to represent artists in the entertainment industry. Amanda Carballo did not think she wanted to come to the University of Miami. The 22-year-old had lived all her life in Miami, and she thought that going away made the most sense. When the acceptance letter arrived, however, she could not say no. “I am so glad I did accept,” she said. “Now I look [...]

2022-05-10T11:48:57-04:00May 10, 2022|Advertising, Motion Pictures|

Graduate Expresses Gratitude for her Hurricane Family

By: Janette Neuwahl Tannen Jenny Hudak, a media management major in the School of Communication, sought a true student body community and found it at the U. The importance of the Hurricane community has not been lost on senior Jenny Hudak. A few weeks ago, when the University of Miami announced it was postponing graduation because of the coronavirus, Hudak reached out to her friend Will Larossa, another senior and one of the faces behind Sebastian the Ibis. Larossa had asked her to take some graduation photos of him earlier [...]

2020-05-07T12:45:37-04:00May 7, 2020|Media Management|

Resilient Student Turns Uncertainty Into Academic Strength

By: Ashley A. Williams A late start couldn’t hold graduating senior Renee Sobaram back from obtaining her bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami’s School of Communication. Renee Sobaram vividly remembers the day the course of her life shifted. Three years ago, the now graduating senior felt she was floundering in uncertainty while studying sociology at a local community college. At the time, Sobaram didn’t dream of attending the University of Miami—or any university for that matter. Because of her dad’s encouragement, after taking a gap year to travel and [...]

2020-05-06T10:09:38-04:00May 6, 2020|Media Management|

Graduating Senior Makes a Lasting Impression on UMTV Amid Pandemic Crisis

By: Sabrina Pizziol Since the recent pandemic has changed the way we receive information, news productions have been scrambling to figure out how to adapt. Graduating broadcast journalism major, Ben Ezzy, has been at the frontline of this change, as he executive directs COVID-19: A UMTV Special.   “Obviously, it’s been a difficult few weeks in not being able to finish the semester together,” Ezzy explains. “But this has been a powerful story, and it shows our strengths as journalists and that we’ve been able to embrace those challenges and [...]

2020-05-01T16:09:46-04:00May 1, 2020|Broadcast Journalism, Journalism|