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Undergraduate Course Offering
The Climate Resilience Academy is proud to offer a 3-credit interdisciplinary undergradate course for the Fall 2024 semester: "Climate Resilience: A Multi-Faceted Approach".  Modules include climate change, extreme weather, resilient structures and cities, climate gentrification, and more.
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Advancing Global Climate Resilience

The Climate Resilience Academy's Executive Director, Michael Berkowitz, recently participated in an international convening hosted by the Vatican entitled "“From Climate Crisis to Climate Resilience.”

Photo: Vatican Media

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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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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 85 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, was piloted in Fall 2022 and is being offered for the fifth time in Fall 2024.  The goal is to equip students with adaptive cognitive tools and critical thinking skills to navigate in a volatile world with conviction and creativity.  Click here for a news article on the course.

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.

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