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VizUM Visualization Competition Deadline Extended to 7/23/2018

Your City, Your Neighborhood, and You Visualization for Civic Engagement  |   Registration Form For questions regarding the contest, please don’t hesitate to email vizum@miami.edu.   Objective and Overview The goal of this competition is to challenge designers, journalists, data scientists, statisticians, and professionals and scholars in any other field to design either: • A data visualization essay, story, or infographic based...

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Smart Cities featured at Inaugural World Innovation & Entrepreneurship Expo

UM School of Architecture Dean and CCS Smart Cities program director Rodolphe el-Khoury reported in from the inaugural WIEE  World Innovation and Entrepreneurship Expo 2018 in Shanghai:  "It turned out to be quite a good event and forum. UM was very visible, billed as 'founding partner,' and in great international company—MIT, Syracuse, UC San Diego, Aalto University, Tongji University, etc." Dean el-Khoury shared a few images of the...

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3nd Annual BIG DATA Conference & Workshop 12/6-7/18

SAVE THE DATES:  Thursday and Friday, December 6th and 7th, 2018, for the 3rd annual Big Data Conference & Workshop. For years, global companies like Airbnb, MasterCard, and Fitbit have used Big Data to better understand the dynamic landscape of business and consumer engagement. And, locally, in south Florida, the trending topic of Big Data continues to push business leaders toward the incorporation and understanding of advanced...

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Ben Kirtman Honored with Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity

  The recipients of the 2018 Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity are a gastroenterologist whose research could lead to better ways to treat inflammatory bowel disease, a physician-scientist dedicated to finding a cure for kidney diseases, a mathematician considered one of the foremost algebraic geometers of his generation, and an atmospheric scientist who studies the predictability of climate. Honored last week by Executive...

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2nd Smart Cities MIAMI Conference Positioned UM in the Vanguard

    The 2nd annual Smart Cities Miami Conference, presented this year by Hotwire Communications, explored the convergence of technology, design, and development in the shaping of a new urban landscape transformed by design innovation and disruptive technology. The School of Architecture Dean RODOLPHE EL-KHOURY (partner Khoury Levit Fong) kicked off the event with a survey of ongoing activities in UM’s Smart Cities Program...

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