• Bill Cosford was just a few credits away from earning his bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami when he accepted a job at The Miami Herald in 1973. Having started as a copy editor, Bill grew to become a respected film critic for the newspaper, as well as a motion pictures professor at UM. At the age of 47, he passed away. Mary Cosford, Bill’s mother, sought a way for her son’s legacy to continue.

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  • University of Miami School of Communication recently named the Robert & Lauren Mann Broadcast Center in honor of alumnus Robert “Bob” Mann, B.A. ’70, who is being recognized for his unwavering support of the university for more than 30 years. The dedication ceremony takes place on Friday, December 2, at 3:30 p.m. in the courtyard of the Frances L. Wolfson Building.

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  • Steven Joel Sotloff was a devoted journalist, whose passion for his craft took him to faraway places to cover important stories and dangerous conflicts. In September of 2014, he lost his life at the hands of ISIS militants after being kidnapped.
     

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  • This past year, alumni, parents, and friends of the University of Miami have invested their time and money to help make extraordinary enhancements in the lives our students. Watch this special report produced by our very own School of Communication students at our UMTV studios.

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  • Television director and producer David Nutter, who has directed hit television shows including Game of Thrones, Homeland and Entourage, has given a significant gift to support the School of Communication’s First Feature Film Fund, as part of the University of Miami’s Momentum2 campaign.

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  • Starting this fall, viewers throughout Coral Gables will see something very different when they tune in to the University of Miami School of Communication’s award-winning UMTV cable channel. With more than $1 million in new high-end cameras, equipment and software in its studios, the station will soon broadcast shows and newscasts in full 1080p high-definition.

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