Rabbi Arthur Schneier will be the recipient of the Doctor of Humane Letters degree

Rabbi Arthur Schneier will be the recipient of the Doctor of Humane Letters degree

We are pleased that Rabbi Arthur Schneier will be the recipient of the Doctor of Humane Letters degree for his leadership on behalf of religious freedom, human rights, and peaceful coexistence.
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Two extraordinary men who have spent their lives fighting malevolent forces that have destroyed so many other lives will be the speakers at the University of Miami’s fall commencement exercises on Thursday, Dec. 12, when more than 1,100 students cross the Watsco Center stage for their degrees.

Dr. Rodrigo Guerrero-Velasco, a Colombian epidemiologist, academician, and policymaker who pioneered a data-driven approach to combating urban violence, will address more than 550 students at the 10 a.m. undergraduate ceremony. Rabbi Arthur Schneier, a Holocaust survivor who founded the Appeal of Conscience Foundation to promote tolerance, religious freedom, and human rights around the world, will share his advice with more than 560 doctoral and master’s students at the 2 p.m. graduate degree ceremony.