California native Liat Cohen found her Miami experience to be collaborative and inspiring.
A first-generation college student and the second daughter in a close-knit family, it was almost unthinkable for Liat Cohen to leave home. But “go away to college” she did—across the country, from California to Florida, finding her new home at the University of Miami.
Alex Kamphorst discusses how his extracurricular involvement led him to his true passion of public relations.
When Alex Kamphorst arrived at the University of Miami, he was a marine science major with aspirations to work in marine conservation. In fact, the prestigious undergraduate program at UM’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science first attracted Kamphorst to attend Miami. But after a year in the program, Alex became skeptical of his career choice.
For the first time since the inception of the Lafayette Debates, a team composed of only women clinched the victory. On April 8, Leandra Lopez and Julia Lynch, top debaters representing the University of Miami, defeated the team from France’s École de Guerre to win the annual debate tournament held at the French Embassy in Washington D.C. As tournament champions, Lopez and Lynch, were awarded a Young Ambassadors study tour of Paris sponsored by the French Embassy.
Craig Robins, president and CEO of Dacra, is sharing his expertise with the University of Miami School of Communication, April 11 at 4 p.m. in CIB3053, Shoma Hall. This event will be moderated by award-winning journalist, Rula Jebreal, visiting professor in the School of Communication at the University of Miami.