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Climate Resilience Academy
The Climate Resilience Academy is a functional unit at the University of Miami (UM) that supports interdisciplinary problem-driven research and education to train the next generation and deliver solutions to climate change impacts and environmental stressors, in partnership with industry, government, universities, and other stakeholders.
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Founding Gift
The University of Miami is grateful to local businessman and philanthropist Eric T. Levin, who has generously provided a $5 million gift to the Climate Resilience Academy.  The gift will be used to recruit the Eric T. Levin Endowed Chair in Climate Resilience.
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Inaugural Symposium
The inaugural Climate Resilience Academy Symposium, bringing together the UM community and engaged stakeholders, was held on April 25th, 2022.
A functional unit that supports University of Miami Schools and Colleges in interdisciplinary, problem-driven research and education, training of the next generation, and delivery of solutions to climate change impacts and related stressors, in partnership with, industry, government, universities, and other stakeholders.
There are over 60 projects, many of them interdisciplinary across multiple schools and colleges, that address climate or related resilience issues.  These projects align with three overlapping thematic platforms: infrastructure and environment; human and societal health; and economic development.

An innovative new problem-based undergraduate course on Resilience, involving many experts in the field, will begin in Fall 2022.  The goal is to equip students with adaptive cognitive tools and critical thinking skills to navigate in a volatile world with conviction and creativity.

The University of Miami holds regular symposia in climate resilience.  These include the Miami Climate Symposium, Subtropical and Tropical Coastal Resilience, the Climate and Health Symposium, and the first Climate Resilience Academy Symposium.