The University Communications Collection, featuring historical images, videos, publications, and news clippings of the U from the 1980s to 2000s, is now available at the University Archives.

 

Article announces that Aida T. Levitan, Ph.D. has been elected Chair of the Amigos of the Cuban Heritage Collection (CHC).

 

Article highlights the fall 2016 exhibit Winner Takes All? Three Centuries of Games in Special Collections.

UM Libraries’ access publication is featured in announcement of UM Communications’ awards.

Dean Charles Eckman and Nancy Zavac, head of the Weeks Music Library, quoted in announcement of the Camner Family Music Collection, featuring rare musical scores from the 18th through 20th centuries.

 

Article describes Cuban literature doctoral student’s powerful first visit to the Cuban Heritage Collection (CHC) as she realized that “everything she needed was at her fingertips.”

 

Learning & Research Services Librarian Lauren Fralinger is quoted in article on UM Libraries’ celebration of Banned Books Week.

Article highlights the opening of Pink Powder, an exhibition of renowned works from the de La Cruz Collection, on view at Richter Library.

UM Special Collections featured as one of the top 20 special collections accounts on Instagram.

Article about the Cuban Heritage Collection highlights the CHC’s history as an archive and discusses the breadth and depth of its holdings.

Historical timeline of Hurricanes football stadiums features materials from the University Archives.

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Beatrice Skokan (Manuscripts Librarian) discusses the Caribbean Diaspora Oral History Project celebrated at a July 13 reception.

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Article about the Dialogues in Cuban Art project features visit of Cuban artists to the Cuban Heritage Collection.

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Article by Cristina Favretto (Head of Special Collections) on the Pan Am World Airways, Inc. Records at UM Libraries.

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Inauguration Week magazine spread highlights UM Libraries’ archival support at the Firsts at UM event and its Spring/Summer exhibition Pan American University.

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Lauren Fralinger (Learning and Research Services Librarian) quoted in article announcing UM Libraries’ recent awards for marketing materials in the American Library Association’s PR Xchange Awards Competition.

Meiyolet Méndez (Interim Chair of the Cuban Heritage Collection) quoted in article about recent donation to the CHC, a family movie taken during one of the last cruises to Havana more than half a century ago.

Cristina Favretto (Head of Special Collections) quoted in article highlighting the “unique assemblage of Florida memories” at Special Collections.

The Cuban Heritage Collection cited as a research resource on the historic Cuban beer La Tropical in a video broadcast reporting the beer’s recent comeback.

Op-Ed piece includes mention of the Cuban Heritage Collection’s work in preserving Cuban-American history and cultural memory. Also published May 1 in el Nuevo Herald.

CLIR Fellow Dr. Martin Tsang quoted in article about the Objects in the Archive exhibition.

Manuscripts Librarian Beatrice Skokan is quoted in article about Special Collections’ efforts to help Scott Carver housing residents document their community’s stories.

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Article on Cuban artists’ Miami visit highlights the Cuban Heritage Collection and its “wealth of uncensored history.”

Interview with Dr. Paige Morgan, UML’s Digital Humanities Librarian, on her path from earning a PhD in English to becoming a librarian.

Professor William Walker featured in article about his genealogical presentation, Hop into the Jalopy at Richter Library.

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Article on fundraising dinner, An Evening with the Cuban Heritage: Welcoming President Julio Frenk and Dr. Felicia Knaul.

Dean Charles Eckman quoted in article about the March 1 dinner welcoming President Julio Frenk and Dr. Felicia Knaul.

Article announcing merge of three separate library catalogs at the University of Miami through collaboration of seven libraries across the Coral Gables, Miller School of Medicine, and Rosenstiel campuses.

CHC Librarian Meiyolet Méndez and former chair Esperanza B. De Verona are quoted in article about the history and mission of the Cuban Heritage Collection.

Article about the life of Jackie Gleason, who would have celebrated his 100th birthday in February, highlights the Jackie Gleason Collection at UM Special Collections and other South Florida connections.

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Article announcing An Evening with the Cuban Heritage Collection: Welcoming President Julio Frenk and Dr. Felicia Knaul at the Newman Alumni Center on March 1.

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Article on Arva Moore Parks’ book presentation at the Richter Library sheds light on Merrick’s influence on the Coral Gables campus.

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A University Archives exhibit is featured in article about “Firsts at UM” inauguration week event at the Newman Alumni Center. Featured photo shows Archives Assistant Marcia Heath guiding Pres. Frenk on a tour of the exhibit.

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Digital Media Lab Manager Vanessa Rodriguez quoted in article about recent renovations and upgrades at the lab.

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Dean Charles Eckman quoted in article about Arva Moore Parks’ presentation of her new book, George Merrick, Son of the South Winds, at Richter Library.

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Article on inaugural Academic Art Museum and Library Summit hosted by the University of Miami Libraries and Lowe Art Museum.

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Article on CHC event featuring conversation with Quince Sellos Cubanos artist María Martínez-Cañas and professor J. Tomás López.

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Article on GIS Day 2015, a November 18 event co-sponsored by UM Libraries and the Department of Geography.

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Jay Sylvestre (Special Collections Librarian) and Book Traces’ Andrew Stauffer and Kara McClurken quoted in article about the Book Traces event.

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Article on UML’s first Book Traces event with quotes from Jay Sylvestre (Special Collections Librarian) and students in their search for unique library books.

Cristina Favretto (Head of Special Collections) discusses the department’s wide variety of rare and historical materials and the role of archives in preserving the past.

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Article on Yeidy M. Rivero’s presentation of Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial Television, 1950-1960 at the Cuban Heritage Collection.

Beatrice Skokan (Manuscripts Librarian) and Maria Estorino Dooling (Chair of the Cuban Heritage Collection) quoted in article about the culinary exhibition series at the Otto G. Richter Library.

Article reporting on the Cuban Heritage Collection and Cuban Museum’s event held in honor of Roberto Estopiñán.

Maria Estorino Dooling (Chair of the Cuban Heritage Collection) and others interviewed in video broadcast from Roberto Estopiñán event.

Article preceding a May 28 event honoring Cuban sculptor Roberto Estopiñán at the Cuban Heritage Collection. The event was co-hosted with the Cuban Museum.

Article about Special Collections’ Tropical Gastronomies, a panel discussion with local food experts, launching the Culinary History Collection of Florida.

Beatrice Skokan (Manuscripts Librarian) quoted in article about Special Collections’ screening and panel discussion of the film Food Chains: The Revolution in America’s Fields.


Maria Estorino (Chair of the Cuban Heritage Collection) and Meiyolet Mendez (CHC Librarian) quoted in article about event and exhibition celebrating the legacy of Maestro Manuel Ochoa.

Cover story kicking off the Federation of Cuban Students’ Week of Cuban Culture quotes Gladys Gomez-Rossie (Community Relations Coordinator, Cuban Heritage Collection, and FEC’s advisor since 1998). The article leads with the news of CHC’s $2 million gift from The Goizueta Foundation.

Article about $2 million gift from The Goizueta Foundation that will endow the fellowships program at CHC and support preservation and digitization of CHC’s resources.

Article announcing $2 million gift from The Goizueta Foundation includes quotes from Sergio M. Gonzalez (Senior Vice President for University Advancement and External Affairs, UM), Charles D. Eckman (Dean, UM Libraries), Maria Estorino (Chair, Cuban Heritage Collection), former doctoral fellow Anita Casavantes Bradford.

Charles D. Eckman (Dean, UM Libraries) and Nancy Zavac (Head of Weeks Music Library) quoted in article about event celebrating the music library’s tenth anniversary and acquisition of the Roger Gross Opera Collection. The event was presented with the Frost School of Music.

Emily Gibson (Archivist, Special Collections) and Cristina Favretto (Head of Special Collections) quoted in article about event celebrating the completion of two-year cataloging effort for the Pan Am World Airways, Inc. Collection.

Article highlights book talk by author, architect, and UM alum Hermes Mallea, who presented latest work, Escape: The Heyday of Caribbean Glamour, at the Otto G. Richter Library.

Article about unbuilt, exotic Opa-Locka hotel draws from research at Special Collections (page 86); showcases historical architectural rendering from the archives.

Charles D. Eckman (Dean, UM Libraries), students, and others featured in TMHtv special on banned books week.

Lauren Fralinger (Liaison Librarian, UM Libraries) and Jay Sylvestre (Special Collections Librarian, UM Libraries) quoted in cover story about Freedom to Read “Read Out” in Richter Library. Coverage also included an online quiz about banned books.

Maria Estorino (Chair, Cuban Heritage Collection, UM Libraries) quoted in article about book presentation for La Belle Creole, co-hosted with Books and Books at the Cuban Heritage Collection.

Charles D. Eckman (Dean, UM Libraries) and several librarians quoted in article about the This Space, This Place exhibition at Richter Library and the Libraries’ role in co-hosting the campus-wide traveling exhibition Places & Spaces: Mapping Science.

Maria Estorino (Chair, Cuban Heritage Collection, UM Libraries) quoted in article “Biography chronicles the life of Cuba’s first female published author.” Relates to book talk in the Cuban Heritage Collection jointly hosted with Books and Books.

Cristina Favretto (Head, Special Collections, UM Libraries) quoted in article about a visit to Special Collections by a young group from GEM, a Miami-based summer arts and sciences program.

Maria Estorino (Chair, Cuban Heritage Collection, UM Libraries) quoted in article about the Cuban Heritage Collection’s exhibition commemorating the achievements of Cuban engineers.

“History according to Cristina Favretto” (Head, Special Collections, UM Libraries) in Ocean Drive magazine.

Charles D. Eckman (Dean, UM Libraries) profiled in Miami Magazine.

Maria Estorino (Chair, Cuban Heritage Collection, UM Libraries) and Meiyolet Méndez (CHC Archivist) quoted in article about the Undergraduate Scholars Symposium hosted by the Cuban Heritage Collection.

Lauren Fralinger (Liaison Librarian, UM Libraries), Koichi Tasa (University Archivist), and others quoted in article about UM Libraries’ Origins and Influence exhibition commemorating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Eva Cisnero Reyes (Conservation Assistant, UM Libraries) quoted in article discussing the Cuban Heritage Collection’s spring exhibition on the life and work of Cuban writer Gastón Baquero.

Cristina Favretto (Head, Special Collections, UM Libraries) quoted in article about “cut-paper” artist Béatrice Coron’s presentation at Special Collections.

Maria Estorino (Chair, Cuban Heritage Collection, UM Libraries). Article relates to Estorino’s participation in a panel discussion “Olga Connor: ¿Habrá libros en las bibliotecas del futuro?” (“Olga Connor: Will there be books in the libraries of the future?”).

Allison Jai O’Dell (Special Collections Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, UM Libraries) interviewed about her work in facilitating access to Special Collections’ print and manuscript materials.

Article about “Women Who Move Miami” event held at Special Collections and co-hosted with the Office of Civic and Community Engagement.

Beatrice Skokan (Manuscripts Librarian) quoted in article about photography presentation at Special Collections by UM faculty member and award-winning photojournalist Maggie Steber.

Maria Estorino (Chair, Cuban Heritage Collection, UM Libraries) quoted in article “Cuba’s Own ‘Mad Man’” about Cuban advertising executive Carlos Arregui, who donated his archive to the Cuban Heritage Collection.

Article announces the Cuban Heritage Collection’s acquiring of Brothers to the Rescue archive.

Marcia Heath (University Archives Technician), Beatrice Skokan (Manuscripts Librarian), and others quoted in article about The Truth Marches On, an exhibition at Richter Library commemorating Black History Month.

Maria Estorino (Chair, Cuban Heritage Collection, UM Libraries) quoted in article announcing donation of Brothers to the Rescue archive to the Cuban Heritage Collection.

Maria Estorino (Chair, Cuban Heritage Collection, UM Libraries) quoted in article “Ode to Rescue Brothers.”

Maria Estorino (Chair, Cuban Heritage Collection, UM Libraries). Article about the donation of Brothers to the Rescue Archive.

Article on the donation of Brothers to the Rescue Archive.

Beatrice Skokan (Manuscripts Librarian) quoted in article about the Collaborative Archive of the African Diaspora, a searchable Web portal developed at the Libraries with local historical organizations.

Maria Estorino (Chair, Cuban Heritage Collection, UM Libraries). Article discusses visit of three Cuban dissidents to the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies and the Cuban Heritage Collection, where Estorino provided them with a tour.