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UMTV Welcomes Guest Speaker Mark Packer from the ACC Network

Mark Packer, a host with ESPN's ACC Network, will meet with students interested in pursuing careers in sports media. More information about Packer can be found at, Join us in Studio C for this exciting networking opportunity.

2023-10-02T15:30:13-04:00October 2, 2023|, , |

Unveiling New Horizons In Narratives: A Digital Frontier: Dr. Hartmut Koenitz

Join us as we welcome Dr. Koenitz, a distinguished professor hailing from prestigious institutions including Södertörn University, University of Amsterdam, and Trinity College Dublin. Narratives play a pivotal role in recording, communicating, and comprehending the intricacies of human existence. As our world grows increasingly complex, traditional narrative forms fall short of representing this reality. The widening gap between our intricate reality and the limitations of traditional discourse— often confined to newspaper articles and TV newscasts— creates a breeding ground for political extremism. What we truly need are narrative representations that [...]

2023-09-20T13:42:26-04:00September 20, 2023|, |

Media Management Association Meeting Featuring Media Management Alumna, Michelle Avalos

On Sept. 18 at 6:30 pm, the Media Management Association is holding its first meeting in CIB 2055 and welcomes Media Management alumna, Michelle Avalos, who will share her insights and chronicle her professional journey since graduating the University of Miami in 2014. She is currently a manager for content partnerships at ViX.

2023-09-12T16:17:59-04:00September 12, 2023|, , , |

Aimé Césaire: The Mask of Words

FILM + CONVERSATION EVENT Join us at 6 p.m. on Tues., April 25, for a special screening and conversation with Miami filmmakers and scholars about the history and future of Miami in a Francophone Caribbean context of anticolonialism, poetry, and radical film. The conversation will be moderated by University of Miami School of Communication Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Inclusion and Outreach Terri Francis (she/her). This event will be followed by a reception on the plaza. Tickets are FREE for University of Miami students with a valid ID.

2023-04-10T12:41:27-04:00April 10, 2023|, |

Centering Black and African Podcast Research

Join us for an enlightening conversation with Kim Fox, professor of practice at The American University in Cairo, on Centering Black and African Podcast Research. Fox specializes in audio production and podcasting, and is the executive producer of the award-winning Ehky Ya Masr (Tell Your Story Egypt) Podcast, where she works with freelance producers, many of whom are former students, on writing and editing content. In 2020, she founded and organized Egypt's first podcasting conference, PodFest Cairo, which featured a keynote address, sessions on podcasting, and a podcast pitch competition. [...]

2023-04-05T16:19:58-04:00April 5, 2023||

How Women and Health NGOs Use Communications Strategically to Advocate for Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

Please join us for “How women and health NGOs use communications strategically to advocate for gender equality and reproductive health” to mark the launch of Carolina Matos’, Ph.D., book "Gender, communications and reproductive health in international development," which presents the research findings of a funded Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) project. Panelists include Karin Wilkins, dean of the School of Communication, Professors Suzanne Clibsy (University of Coventry, UK) and Rosalind Gill (City, University of London), and the CEO of NGO Reprolatina, Margarita Díaz. A hybrid event, it will be attended [...]

James Hoffman Family Endowed Speaker Series: Why I Teach Hate Speech

The James Hoffman Family Endowed Speaker Series is supported by James Hoffman, A.B. ’80, a longtime UM volunteer and past president of the UM Alumni Association’s Denver Alumni Club. The series funds an annual lecture on the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The next speaker in the series is Sandy Bohrer, a First Amendment rights lawyer for almost 50 years, who also worked in the human rights arena. At the University of Miami School of Communication, he teaches Children and the Media, as well as Hate Speech and the Media. [...]

2023-03-21T15:28:56-04:00March 21, 2023|, , |

Global Frontiers: The Biology of Slowing and Reversing Aging

We are excited to announce the fifth installment of our groundbreaking film series, Global Frontiers. The film "More Life: Decoding the Secret of Aging" chronicles the work of several cellular biologists who are tackling the underlying cause of aging, not just age-related diseases, but the aging process itself. The screening of this film will take place on Saturday, March 25th at 5 p.m. Carlos T. Moraes, Ph.D., the Esther Lichtenstein Professor in Neurology and Cell Biology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, will lead an engaging and [...]

2023-03-21T11:11:59-04:00March 21, 2023|, |