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Hitting a High Note
Student a cappella group BisCaydence wins quarterfinals and advances to the next round in the international competition made famous by Pitch Perfect.
Ten Questions with Jacqueline Travisano
A closer look at the University of Miami's executive vice president for business and finance and chief operating officer.
The Global Influence of Graham
The popular Christian minister preached to more people than any other evangelist in history.
Honoring Lives Lost
A vigil on the University of Miami campus, organized by UM students who graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, honors those lost in the “senseless attack.”
Sea Secrets: Acclaimed Journalist Talks Sea-Level Rise
The latest speaker in the popular lecture series at the Rosenstiel School, Jeff Goodell, shared insights into his new book exploring sea-level rise.
Electronic Devices in Classroom: Help or Hindrance?
At the University of Miami, the professor has the last word on whether students can use their laptops and iPhones in the classroom.
UM Responders Look for Lessons in Tragedy
Members of the University of Miami first response teams remind us of resources available and what to do if crisis hits.
Suffering Through the Violence
Mexican activist, poet and novelist Javier Sicilia deplored the violence stemming from the “drug war” in Mexico that claimed his son’s life.
From the North Pole to the South Pole and everywhere in between, the art of UM alumnus Xavier Cortada bridges conflict, inspires action, and teaches the world about science that matters.
University of Miami Experts Comment on Parkland Shooting
A Discussion About Climate Change
A panel of University of Miami faculty talked about the impacts of climate change during a meeting of the UM Citizens Board.
‘If Not Now, When?’
UM Hillel transforms a blank wall into a call to action to build engagement and bring effective change.
Blending Technology and Talent
Students in the Laptop Ensemble at the Frost School of Music are among the first in the country to use laptops as their primary performance instruments to create contemporary masterpieces.
Statement from University of Miami President Julio Frenk on the Appointment of the New Harvard University President
In response to the selection of the new leader of Harvard University, University of Miami President Julio Frenk issued the following statement:
How Fleeing Venezuelans Fare in South Florida and Colombia
A UM study explores why they are leaving and how they acclimate to their new lands.
Exploring Atheism and Secularism
The creation of an endowed chair for the study of Atheism, Humanism, and Secular Ethics demonstrates UM’s commitment to a leadership role in pursuing new knowledge, information and ideas.
A Sinkhole to the Past
The University of Miami is hosting a full-day conference on the archeological significance of Little Salt Spring.
Advancing Scholarship across the Americas
The University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas announces 11 seed grants for 23 faculty across the University.
Luis Santeiro Shares His Memoir
Nearly 200 people turned out for a reading by the lead writer of the popular bilingual sitcom, ‘¿Qué Pasa, USA?’
Enhancing the Patient Experience with Technology
Students in the School of Architecture's Healthcare Design Studio create a talking exam-room wall to help ease patient stress.
Ellie Goldenberg Lives on in Memorial Scholarship
Three UM B.F.A. musical theatre majors are the first recipients of scholarship named in honor of the UM student who died tragically.
Advancing Interdisciplinary Research to Tackle Societal Problems
Five interdisciplinary teams are the inaugural recipients of grant funding from U-LINK—the UM Laboratory for INtegrative Knowledge.
Writing Beyond the Margins
At Students of Color Symposium, motivational speaker Octavia Yearwood encourages students to expand their boundaries.
The Power of Miami
The University of Miami’s business school has changed its name to be more in tune with the city it represents and the aspirations of its students.
Out of the Darkness
A student event featuring an interactive tunnel displaying images, videos and other elements sheds light on oppression.
Aboard the F.G. Walton Smith
Explore the Rosenstiel School’s distinctive resource for scientific research—a 96-foot, state-of-the-art catamaran—in this interactive, special feature.
Impacts of an Oil Spill
Rosenstiel School professor talks about the devastating impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and perhaps a “silver lining.”
Bring DREAMers Fully into American Life
Presidents at three higher education institutions in Miami "lend our unified voices” to the call for bringing DREAMers fully into American life.
Helping Brazilian English Teachers Build Professional Skills
Thirty high school English teachers from Brazil are spending six weeks at UM in a new skill-building program.
A ‘Glocal’ Response
Global and local efforts needed to respond to biological threats, UM President Julio Frenk warned at a biodefense forum.
A Weather Forecast for Your Life?
As artificial Intelligence takes hold, tech visionary David Kenny stresses keeping human values in the mix of data and innovation to “protect humanity.”
’Canes in the Capital
UM’s First Black Graduates Project committee visits an iconic D.C. museum for inspiration to create a Coral Gables campus mural honoring history and inclusion.
Art in the Heart of Campus
The Beaux Arts Festival of Art debuts at a new site with picture-perfect weather and a panoply of original works of art.
King’s Legacy Lives
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision for a “Beloved Community” has inspired a number of University of Miami alumni and faculty. Read their recollections below.
One Million Jobs Available for Cyber Security Professionals
UM launches three cyber security certificate programs to equip professionals for the growing employment demand.
Shaping the Future of South Florida Business
The second annual Big Data Conference and Workshop hosted by UM Center for Computational Science encouraged business leaders, including UM alumni, to dive into big data.
Beaux Arts Festival of Art on the Move
Now in its 67th year, the Beaux Arts Festival will move to the Foote University Green.
University of Miami Business School’s Florida 50 Stock Index gains more than 28% during 2017
UMIAMIFL also outperformed two key S&P benchmarks by more than nine percent.
2017: The Year in Review
Here’s a look at what transpired at the U over the past year.
Miami faces Wisconsin in the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl
Read UM News reporter Robert Jones’ blog for behind-the-scenes reports.
Susan T. Jones, Stalwart Leader at UM, Passes Away
She touched the lives of many in the community and during her years at the University of Miami. She died Christmas day.
Partnering to Improve Care
SONHS simulation training hones skills of entry-level nurses at UM Hospital.
New Senior Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations Named
Josh Friedman comes to the University of Miami from Arizona State University Foundation.
Top Honors for 'All the Buzz'
William W. Sandler Jr. Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Education earns national recognition for its interactive, peer-designed program.
Graduates Urged to ‘Swing for the Fences’
Retired baseball star Alex Rodriguez gives "Major League" advice to UM’s fall graduating class.
Commencement Profile: Dennis Lejardi
Becoming the Man of the Hour
Commencement Profile: Sandra Lopez Neill
Always a little bit of a flair for the dramatic.
Paying It Forward
A scholarship created by retired Major League Baseball star Alex Rodriguez and born out of his love for the Boys and Girls Clubs has helped a UM student realize his dream of graduating from college.
Gulf Coast Universities Team Up to Address Hurricane Resilience
New Multi-State Institute Focuses on Reducing Damage from Severe Storms
Commencement Profile: Daniela Deu
Daniela Deu was drawn to both architecture and urbanism, believes architecture can change communities.
Commencement Profile: Chaisson Allen
Canes Basketball player development assistant will graduate with MSED in Sport Administation.
Commencement Profile: David J. Louis, Jr.
UOnline graduate will earn his M.S. in Health Informatics
Commencement Profile: Vanessa Tercero
Seeking a college experience within a diverse community, this graduate found her home away from home at the University of Miami.
Commencement Profile: S. Molly Dominick
Graduating with Comedic Timing
Commencement Profile: Claudia Campano
The top graduate from UM's School of Education and Human Development shines in the classroom.
Commencement Profile: Tracy Ehrlich
‘Part-Time Junior’ Sculpts Her Way to a B.F.A.
Do You Know Numbers?
Numbers and the Making of Us by Caleb Everett, professor and chair of the University of Miami's Anthropology Department, named a “Top 10 Science Book”
One Book, One U
Make Your Home Among Strangers, a UM common reading book, seeks to promote a campus-wide conversation about family, identity, and immigration.
Real-Life Learning Rewards
Students in University of Miami’s School of Communication’s Orange Umbrella Student Consultancy garner real-life experience collaborating with clients.
Cultivating Passion for Civic Participation
Through its new Leadership UMiami program, the Butler Center for Service and Leadership is empowering UM students to be engaged citizens at the local and national level.
Commencement Profile: Sterlie Achille
A Biomedical Engineering Major and campus leader, Sterlie Achille involved herself in many activities outside the classroom.
Music Power, Right On!
UM faculty and staff "closet musicians" take the stage to celebrate an unforgettable era.
Estefan Honored by Kennedy Center
University of Miami alumna Gloria Estefan was among five artists recognized for enriching the human spirit.
Major League Speakers Share Their Magic
Major League Baseball legend Alex Rodriguez will give his advice to undergraduates and Magic Leap, Inc. founder Rony Abovitz will address graduate students.
UM News reporter Robert Jones is headed to North Carolina for the ACC championship game. Read his blog posts for the latest insights and behind-the-scenes look at championship weekend.
Donna Arbide Named Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at The George Washington University
Arbide leaves the University of Miami after 31 years in Development and Alumni Relations.
Pedestrian Bridge Over U.S. 1 Dedicated
The long-awaited project provides safe passage across U.S. 1 between the University Metrorail station and Mariposa Court.
Sea Hare Reveals Secrets about Learning
Study of the sea hare, with its far simpler nervous system and physiology, has taught us much about how we learn and remember, says Lynne Fieber, associate professor at RSMAS
Keeping the American Dream Alive
UM forum highlights contributions of immigrants, aims to launch a movement toward sensible immigration reform
A Preschool that Strives to Make a Difference
The Miami Lighthouse for the Blind’s New School Provides an Inclusive Setting for Sighted and Visually Impaired Students
Power of Faith
At the entrance of the University of Miami’s Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies, a group of statues bring aspects of traditional Judaism to life.
UM Police Department's Innovative Fundraiser Sells Abandoned Bikes to Support United Way
A Solid Business Partner for the Caribbean
The 41st annual conference on the Caribbean and Central America held a special program at the University of Miami School of Business Administration, gathering experts and entrepreneurs to contextualize what the technology revolution in business and industry means for the region.
University of Miami School of Business Receives Major Gift to Support Entrepreneurship
The Finker-Frenkel Legacy Foundation gift will establish the Business Plan Competition Endowed Fund.
Canada’s Health Systems Not an Apt Model for U.S.
C. David Naylor, a UM Presidential Scholar and public health policy expert, provided insight into health systems and what works.
American Caravan for Peace
A cohort of five religious leaders from Miami, including a rabbi and imam from the University of Miami, attended the American Peace Caravan in Morocco in October to promote peace and understanding.
Gabrielle Union Inspires Students to Be Authentic
Hollywood actress and star of the hit BET series Being Mary Jane gets real about gender, race and courage in the face of adversity.
UM, City of Coral Gables Share Accomplishments
The annual development agreement meeting is a time for the city and University to share information and insights.
UM School of Business Administration Partners with Burson-Marsteller
December’s Crisis Management Course is the first such partnership between Burson-Marsteller and an academic institution.
ESPN College GameDay to Broadcast Live from UM Campus
Students, community encouraged to attend live show on Coral Gables campus.
University of Miami Student Will Always Remember this Veteran
Emi Kopke designed a special commemorative shirt that veteran John Seelie wore to Pearl Harbor anniversary.
Student Publications Receive Top Awards
Ibis Yearbook, Distraction Magazine receive awards from the Associated Collegiate Press Association.
UM Continues to Welcome Scholars from Hurricane Hit Areas
The University of Miami continues to welcome professors and eligible students from Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean territories impacted by the recent hurricanes to support their research and scholarship.
Students Keep Homecoming Traditions Alive
From decorating ornaments for the Spirit Tree to an a cappella remix of the Alma Mater, Homecoming week competitions engage students in annual traditions.
The Danger of the Status Quo
Partners In Health co-founder Dr. Jim Yong Kim shared insights on global health and lessons learned during a Q & A session at UM’s Cosford Cinema.
UM Scientist Awarded Grant Aimed to Increase U.S. Aquaculture Production
The award is part of $9.3 million NOAA has slated to help spur the development and growth of shellfish, finfish and seaweed aquaculture businesses.
Building the Instinct for Affordable Housing
A minimum-wage worker would have to hold three full-time jobs to afford an average market-rate apartment in Miami, a city with the nation’s highest share of severely cost-burdened renters—individuals and families who spend at least 50 percent of their income on housing.
Chinese Influences on Life and Religion in Cuba
Chinese and African diasporas in Cuba have uniquely blended social, cultural and religious aspects on the island, and understanding this may help areas of anthropology.
Cuban Lecturer Inspires Students through Stories of Resilience
Joan Martínez Evora was a lawyer in Cuba before coming to the U.S. and now teaching at the University of Miami.
Language and the Negotiation of Identities
A UM sociolinguist works to unveil and address the subtle nuances of historical and sociocultural context in languages from the Caribbean.
Exploring Shipwrecks in the Caribbean
Rosenstiel's resident underwater archaeologist explores sunken pirate ships in the Caribbean.
A Winning Team
A new scholarship provided by Payless ShoeSource enables a student from the Caribbean to attend UM.
Student Organizations Embrace Caribbean Culture
Cultural student groups on campus take pride in UM's hemispheric approach to diversity.
Tracing Circuitous Lines of the Black LGBTQ experience
UM anthropologist works to uncover the LGBTQ experience in the Caribbean region.
Helping Hands in Haiti
Faculty and students at several University of Miami schools and colleges have forged strong relationships with Haitians.
El Mar y Él
In an award-winning film, a UM student filmmaker shares his uncle's story of escaping communist Cuba.
Unearthing the Mysteries of the Caribbean
Forensic anthropologist Monica Faraldo employs her passion for bones and puzzles to shed light on ancient migratory routes in the Caribbean.
A Unique Cultural Perspective
A love of language, literature and theatre brings the first Cuban student in decades on a student visa to UM for her doctoral studies.
A Conversation with Yoani Sanchez
The Cuban independent journalist is critical of the Castro regime, and wants more free speech for her country.
Science as Diplomacy
The Rosenstiel School's final lecture of the 2017 Sea Secrets series focused on using science diplomacy to bring marine science together in the U.S. and Cuba and was held at the new Frost Science Museum.
Father of Dust
UM Professor Emeritus Joseph M. Prospero analyzes the effects of Saharan dust on air quality in the Caribbean Basin.
Protecting Flora, Fauna and Humans in the Caribbean Biological Corridor
A University of Miami anthropologist is working to study and protect the unique native flora and fauna-and the people that depend on these environments-in the Caribbean Biological Corridor, which includes Haiti, Dominican Republic, and Cuba.
A Pregnancy Exam for Jaws
Shark expert Neil Hammerschlag administers ultrasounds on sharks at Tiger Beach in the Bahamas.
Finding Keys to Coral Survival
Corals in Cuba, considered to be some of the most pristine in the Caribbean, may help determine how these ecosystems can survive climate change.
Influencing Hurricane Intensity
Rosenstiel School researchers are analyzing whether warmer freshwater from South American rivers is impacting the strength of hurricanes in the Caribbean Sea.
Working Together to Build a Sustainable Future
The UM Chapter of Engineers without Borders travels to the Dominican Republic for the first step in creating a water system engineering project.
Exploring Energy Options for Cuba
A College of Engineering faculty member begins modeling a Net Zero Energy Community for Cuba's future energy infrastructure.
A Museum of Marine Life
Since the 1930s, UM scientists and students have been adding to a vast collection of marine invertebrate species, considered one of the largest in the world.
This is Not a Drill
UM's student-run 'Canes Emergency Response Team puts their training into action to assist with recovery efforts on campus.
It's Back to School
UM undergraduate students resumed classes Monday, some ready, some not, but everyone glad to be back.
What a Ride
UM students recount how they rode out the storm called Hurricane Irma.
Students living in residential housing are returning to campus and classes with renewed resolve after Hurricane Irma.
Full Recovery Mode after Hurricane Irma
The University is moving swiftly and diligently to clear widespread downed trees, power lines and other obstacles to coordinate a safe return to the Coral Gables campus.
Safeguarding Students Amid Irma
The University's decision to close classes well in advance of the hurricane enabled the successful evacuation of 4,300 students and a well-orchestrated safety plan for those unable to leave.
Category 5 Teamwork
Classes resume on the Coral Gables campus after the removal of 4 million pounds of landscape debris.
President Julio Frenk's Videos and Letters
University of Miami President Julio Frenk engaged with the UM community during the recent spate of hurricanes affecting Florida, keeping students, staff and faculty aware of storm preparations, and response and recovery efforts.
Mapathon Aims to Aid Relief
Universities across the country are working on updating maps of disaster areas to speed relief efforts to impacted areas.
UM Students from Puerto Rico Weather Hurricane Maria
Recovery efforts led by students and faculty continue as Puerto Rican students stuck on island return.
Serving a Community in Need
UM students fan out across South Florida to help local neighborhoods rebound from the impacts of Hurricane Irma.
Bascom Palmer's Vision Van Provides Relief Care to the Keys
A volunteer team from Bascom Palmer Eye Institute spent three days in Key West providing urgently needed vision care in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
'Canes Family Lends a Helping Hand
The University of Miami joined forces with several agencies to aid victims of recent natural disasters in the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean.
UM to Welcome Scholars from Hurricane Hit Areas
The University of Miami is offering professors and graduate students a place to continue their work.
Miller School Mobilizes to Help Puerto Rico and the Caribbean
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is mobilizing its resources to help Puerto Rico's medical community after the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
Bringing Support to the Island
The Miller School of Medicine pediatric team delivered supplies and support to Puerto Rico's physicians.
UM School of Education Receives $6.5 Million Grant
The grant will help Miami-Dade teachers engage students with diverse learning needs.
Catalonia’s Vote for Independence
A native of the region, UM’s Joaquin Roy explores the ramifications of Catalonia’s independence referendum.
Focus on Food
UM community dishes out treats and information during Food Day 2017
Tropical Depression 18 - Advisory 1
The University is monitoring the storm. All classes, events, and clinical activities are operating on a regular schedule.
New Leadership Team Moves the U Forward
Open house enables UM community to meet and mingle with new student and administrative leaders
Alma Mater, Stand Forever
Before The Great Miami Hurricane brought them together in 1926, she escaped Armenia on the back of a camel, and he arrived in Miami “over the backs of alligators.” Their separate but extraordinary lives were briefly but forever entwined when they wrote the University of Miami “Alma Mater” together.
UM Dedicates Game-Changing 3D Lab
New College of Engineering-Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing Center of Excellence Collaborative Laboratory will be a hub for innovation and collaboration.
Infusing New Blood into a Shakespearean Classic
School of Communication alumni, students and faculty shoot an LGBT interracial vampire romance in Greece.
Emeritus Trustee and Alumnus M. Lee Pearce Passes Away
Dr. Pearce, described as “a tough and savvy investor,” was elected to UM’s Board of Trustees in 1993.
Scaling to New Heights
Master flautist Sir James Galway says that to become an accomplished musician, “practice your scales like there’s no tomorrow.”
The Power of Art
University of Miami’s Wynwood Art Gallery holds its annual faculty exhibition featuring thought-provoking art pieces in a variety of mediums.
Celebrating Innovation and Creativity in Our Nation's Capital
From a game simulating how whales navigate to a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, the U showcased some of its best talent and research at an ACC festival at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
The Witches of Venice
A University of Miami Ph.D. student in the Department of History sheds light on the dark history of witchcraft in 16th century Venice.
Blues and Reds Game To Aid Research
A new mobile game called Blues and Reds, now available worldwide, aims to help researchers study interactive behavior.
A Global Pain Crisis
A major Lancet Commission report, a three-year project headed by UM’s Professor Felicia Knaul and co-authored by President Julio Frenk, finds almost 26 million people die suffering, most without a 3-cent morphine tablet that could alleviate their pain.
CLaRO to Address Health Issues in High-Risk Latino Communities
With a $6.8 million NIH grant, the UM School of Nursing and Health Studies and FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work partnership shows continued excellence in health disparities research.
Seafarers and Sagas
A summer 2017 excursion unlike any other united a group of University of Miami students and faculty throughout parts of Norway, Iceland and England.
A Police Captain’s Journey
John Barkley of the Naples Police Department is earning a MPA degree through UM’s online program.
UM Trustee Robert Mann Passes Away
Alumnus and WVUM co-founder’s influential gifts and service strengthened the U
'Hamilton' star Joshua Henry, B.M. '06
'Hamilton' star Joshua Henry on why kids in the audience bring him to tears
UM to Welcome Scholars from Hurricane Hit Areas
The University of Miami is offering professors and graduate students a place to continue their work.
Miller School Mobilizes to Help Puerto Rico and the Caribbean
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is mobilizing its resources to help Puerto Rico’s medical community after the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
Mapathon Aims to Aid Relief
Universities across the country are working on updating maps of disaster areas to speed relief efforts to impacted areas.
University of Miami Welcomes Class of 2021 Stamps Scholars
UM students awarded prestigious Stamps Scholarships.
Autism Experts and Community Members Work Together
The Center for Autism Related Disabilities (CARD) has joined a national team to address the needs of with children on the autism spectrum.
Millions Left in Dark After Irma
With power knocked out for millions of people throughout Florida after Hurricane Irma, does putting power lines underground make sense.
A Vision Becomes Real
The dedication of the Simulation Hospital at the School of Nursing and Health Studies ushers in a new era of engaged learning.
A Post-Hurricane Irma Message to Airlines
A Post-Hurricane Irma Message to Airlines on Behalf of the Provost Jeffrey L. Duerk, Ph.D.
The Psychological Impacts of Natural Disasters on Youth
Research examines new criteria for studying post-traumatic stress disorder better suited for children exposed to a natural disaster.
It’s Back to School
UM undergraduate students resumed classes Monday, some ready, some not, but everyone glad to be back.
Simulation Hospital Ushers in New Era of Education
The bold vision for advancing health care education and practice manifests itself this Thursday, September 28.
What a Ride
UM students recount how they rode out the storm called Hurricane Irma.
Serving a Community in Need
UM students fan out across South Florida to help local neighborhoods rebound from the impacts of Hurricane Irma.
Category 5 Teamwork
Classes resume on the Coral Gables campus after the removal of 4 million pounds of landscape debris.
Students living in residential housing are returning to campus and classes with renewed resolve.
This Is Not a Drill
UM’s student-run ’Canes Emergency Response Team puts their training into action to assist with recovery efforts on campus.
New Forecast Model to Help Severe Weather Preparation
The two year project looks to improve forecast predictions that would look three to four weeks out, considered the “new frontier” in forecasting.
Safeguarding Students amid Irma
The University’s decision to close classes well in advance of the hurricane enabled the successful evacuation of 4,300 students and a well-orchestrated safety plan for those unable to leave.
Coral Gables Campus in Full Recovery Mode after Hurricane Irma
The University is moving swiftly and diligently to clear widespread downed trees, power lines, and other obstacles to coordinate a safe return to the Coral Gables campus.
Hurricane Irma - Advisories
The University of Miami continues the recovery effort from Hurricane Irma.
University Issues Statement on DACA
UM Earns 4-Star LGBTQ Rating for Campus Inclusivity
The Campus Pride Index has ranked UM a 4-star university, making it one of just 17 universities in the South with a 4-star or higher rating.
Focus on the Barcelona Terrorist Attack
University of Miami hosts a panel discussion about the terrorist attack and remembers the victims from the area.
Data Science Computes Bright Futures for Miami’s At-Risk Youth
UM’s Center for Computational Science partnered with teens from Miami to prepare for careers in computational science.
AFROTC Members Recognized
Two members of the University of Miami ROTC Detachment receive top national recognition at a summer training exercise.
Cane Kickoff Welcomes Incoming Students to UM
The University of Miami welcomed students back with ‘Cane Kickoff, a week of events to introduce them to life as a Miami Hurricane.
Celestial Event Adds Flare to First Day of Classes
Students and faculty gathered at the Rock to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse.
Under Construction: The Next Generation in On-Campus Housing
The University of Miami has embarked on an ambitious 10-year housing plan that will transform the student life experience into the 21st century.
Provost Jeffrey Duerk Is Here to Move the Needle
UM’s new chief academic officer holds some 40 patents, and in 2017 was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors.
All Aboard the Carbon Cruise
University of Miami students and researchers are blogging during a month-long expedition in the Gulf of Mexico to study ocean acidification.
UM Names Vice President for Hemispheric and Global Affairs
María de Lourdes Dieck-Assad, a world-renowned economist and former ambassador, fills a new role for the University.
A New Journey Begins at the University of Miami for Dreamers
Through the U Dreamers program, DACA students find essential support as they pursue their college degrees, and a better future.
Emmi and Connor Talk About Summer Internships in NYC
UM students talk about their internships up north in a city that never sleeps.
In Memoriam: William W. Sandler, Jr.
Former University of Miami Dean of Students William W. ‘Bill’ Sandler, Jr. passed away on August 6 at the age of 83
Scientists Improve Forecast of Increasing Hazard on Ecuadorian Volcano
Researchers use a powerful technique known as Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar to show an increase in volcanic danger on Ecuador's Cotopaxi.
Building Trust from Trauma
UM’s First Star Academy supports foster care youth.
Mixing Sports and Music
Derrick Hardy shares his experience as a student in UOnline’s Master of Education in Sport Administration program.
Eastern Airlines Archive Lands at UM
Recently donated to the University of Miami by the Eastern Airlines Retirees Association, the Eastern Airlines Archive is a treasure trove of photographs and other materials.
Bringing Attention to Mental Health and Bullying
Miss UM, sophomore Jessica Bayuk, has taken her own personal experiences with mental health and turned them into positive messages for others.
Dispatches from Abroad
Read the latest entries from UM students who are spending part or all of their summer visiting different countries across the world.
Empowering People through Technology
Global Sigma, a UM student organization founded by Harold Tapamo, has donated refurbished computers to Syrian refugee families living in Miami-Dade.
Fostering a Generation of Entrepreneurs
Looking back on 15 years of the University of Miami Business Plan Competition, hosted by the School of Business Administration.
The Data Machine
Value in the Era of Analytics
UM Student Brings Power of Writing to Opa-Locka
Summer Creative Writing Camp Inspires Young Writers to Release Their Emotions Onto the Page.
UM Names Andy Gomez Interim Director of ICCAS
Gomez, an expert on human values and attitudes in post-Castro Cuba, will serve as interim director of Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies effective August 15, 2017.
Munro Appointed UM School of Nursing Dean
The University of Miami announced the appointment of Cindy Munro as the new dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies
JPMorgan Chase Expands Commitment to Affordable Housing in Miami
University of Miami’s Office of Civic and Community Engagement harnesses technology to seek affordable housing solutions through JPMorgan Chase-backed mapping tool, leadership training program.
Wonder Women of Science
UM female scientists share some insight on women in science, science in Hollywood and how Wonder Woman is an icon of strength and smarts.
Student Affairs Newbie Wins NASPA Outstanding New Professional Award
UM Student Affairs Advocacy Coordinator Heather Stevens has been awarded the William Leftwich Award for Outstanding New Professional in NASPA Region III.
Innovation Is a Contact Sport
President Julio Frenk makes the case for collaboration at eMerge Americas.
eMerge Americas Dissects Future of Innovation
UM College of Engineering Dean Jean-Pierre Bardet and alumnus Rony Abovitz share the stage in a discussion moderated by Knight Foundation’s Matt Haggman.
From Environmental Sensors to Climate-Proof Corals
UM showcases its technology initiatives and projects at eMerge Americas
A Hemispheric Partnership to Introduce Innovative Solutions
The University of Miami Center for Computational Science and the Fastrack Institute sign an agreement to address hemispheric challenges and implement solutions through big data and technologies.
University of Miami Stands with Paris Accord
UM President Julio Frenk signed onto a declaration in support of upholding pledges under the Paris Climate Agreement.
UM College of Engineering Establishes the CDR. and Mrs. Donald C. Pette Sr. Memorial Scholarship
Grandsons Gregory A. and Geoffrey A. Pette donated the scholarship in memory of their grandparents.
Rare Violin Honors a Rare Woman
In the prodigious hands of Frost School of Music violin student Miclen LaiPang, a 300-year-old Guarneri violin makes its University of Miami debut while honoring community leader, philanthropist, and education advocate Sue Miller.
Quelch Appointed Dean of UM’s School of Business Administration
John Quelch is an internationally recognized scholar on the marketing implications of globalization and a former dean of two international business schools.
Symposium Examines Health Effects of Climate Change
Experts weigh in on emerging health challenges associated with rising temperatures and other climatic conditions
UM Names Accomplished Academic and Inventor as New Provost
Jeffrey L. Duerk, dean of the School of Engineering at Case Western, has been named the new provost at UM.
The Rosenstiel School annual photo competition captures stunning images of marine life from around the world.
Building Mental Toughness Off the Field
A new study reveals that mindfulness training, but not relaxation training, benefits college athletes' attention. Practice engagement and program adherence are key.
University of Miami President Julio Frenk Joins Mexico’s El Colegio Nacional
Frenk delivered his inaugural lecture Wednesday, officially joining the most prestigious group of Mexican intellectuals from all fields of science and the arts.
School of Communication Alumnus Named ABC Correspondent in Miami
Victor Oquendo, BSC ’09, is following in his parents’ footsteps.
Science as Diplomacy
The Rosenstiel School’s final lecture of the 2017 Sea Secrets series focused on using science diplomacy to bring marine science together in the U.S. and Cuba and was held at the new Frost Science Museum.
Scientists Study Atmospheric Waves Radiating out of Hurricanes
Researchers believe they have found a new way to monitor the intensity and location of hurricanes from hundreds of miles away by detecting atmospheric waves radiating from the centers of these powerful storms.
Special Report: 2017 Commencement
The University of Miami welcomed nearly 3,800 new graduates into the UM alumni family during six ceremonies at the Watsco Center this week.
Lessons for the Class of 2017
Speakers urge UM’s graduating students to use their skills and talents to make a difference.
Education Key to Making a Difference
Thursday’s graduate degree ceremony was the largest in UM history
School of Communication Graduate Nabs Job as Host of Morning Television Show
Even in high school Danny New had a strategy on how to be a television personality.
University of Miami Named One of America's Best Employers by Forbes
Independent survey reflects employee pride
With a career trajectory that included Pan Am flight attendant, non-traditional track nursing student accomplishes her dream career goal in only one year
Student leader and activist unites the LGBTQ ‘Canes community to create positive change.
U Pup Co-President Lindsey Slavin graduates with one of her angels at her side.
Miami Hurricanes Athletics celebrates an historic groundbreaking ceremony for the Carol Soffer Football Indoor Practice Facility.
New UM Trustees Elected to Board
Eight new members of the University of Miami Board of Trustees were elected to terms on May 5.
UM Mourns Passing of 'Treasured Alumni Leader' Arthur Hertz
A senior member of the UM Board of Trustees, Hertz died on Wednesday at the age of 83.
After four years of helping make the University of Miami an amazing experience for all students, he graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and a minor in Business Law.
U.S. Marine Veteran and Frost School of Music graduate to treat symptoms of PTSD with music therapy at the Miami VA Healthcare System.
Nicolas Delgado Alcega
The son of a designer and a systems engineer, he learned to love design and drawing at a young age in his native Venezuela.
UM’s first Point Scholar graduates with a degree in political science and minors in music, LGBTQ studies, and communication.
The Phoenix native spent his summers building a sports business digital news outlet.
Illinois native’s interest in public service and international affairs shaped by Model United Nations experience.
Roberto Efraín Díaz
California-bound da Vinci Scholar will pursue his Ph.D. in biochemistry.
As a UM Foote Fellow, he was able to pursue various interests on a path outside of a traditional academic curriculum.
UM Signs on with American Talent Initiative
The growing alliance of public and private colleges and universities aims to enroll and graduate talented students regardless of socioeconomic status.
Sharing Advice on Bettering Our World
Six extraordinary people will speak at the spring commencement exercises May 10-12 at the Watsco Center on the Coral Gables campus.
The New Jersey native found an inclusive culture on UM’s campus.
The first-generation college graduate and Miami native leaves her mark on commuter student life at the University of Miami.
The Houston native found her college experience transformed through her involvement with UM’s Butler Center for Service and Leadership.
Trivedi shares a note to her fellow graduates.
Jeffrey Mark Pierce
The Law + Music joint degree student performs lead in UM’s "The Drowsy Chaperone"
The graduating senior discusses his lifelong passion for journalism.
UNIVEN Hosting Donation Boxes for Venezuela
The University of Miami student organization, UNIVEN, is collecting donations to send to those in need in Venezuela.
The U Honors Two of Its Angels
UM alumni Maurice R. Greenberg and Corinne P. Greenberg, Class of 1949, were recognized at the 2017 Alumni Awards Ceremony, hosted by the UM Alumni Association in New York City.
Remembering the Holocaust
UM marks Holocaust Remembrance Day with a reading of names and recollections of a survivor.
Truths and Answers about the Amazon
A recent paper argues that not only have researchers just scratched the surface of analyzing the Amazon, but the plots of land that are analyzed may have biases that are not accounted for.
Panel Assesses President Trump’s First 100 Days
The period of the first 100 days in office is a telling gauge for a president's full term in the White House.
In Her Shoes
UM students, staff and faculty join the worldwide march to end men’s violence against women.
Greek Week Raises Over $50,000 for Cerebral Palsy Awareness
Greek Week at the University of Miami is committed to raising money and awareness for United Cerebral Palsy.
A Question of Why
Carlos Bustamante, a Presidential Distinguished Scholar, kicked off his series of lectures about genetics, DNA and who we are.
Md Monzur Rabbi
Fulbright Scholarship helps Bangladesh lawyer realize dreams with International Arbitration LLM
UM Student Named Truman Scholar
Junior Kristiana Yao is the first named at UM in the last 33 years.
New Medical School Dean Named
Edward Abraham, M.D., has been named Dean of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, beginning July 1.
Denim Day at the U
UM community wears jeans in show of support for sexual assault awareness.
Annual Juried Student Art Show
The 2017 exhibition, at the University’s art gallery in Wynwood, features multiple mediums and showcases the talents of UM’s student artists.
Showing Our Colors for Pride
The University of Miami is celebrating Campus Pride Month with a colorful collection of events throughout April.
Population Geneticist Shares His Knowledge
Carlos D. Bustamante begins his tenure as a University of Miami Distinguished Presidential Scholar with lectures across the University.
Trainers Transform Lives
Whether looking to enhance strength, endurance, or quality of life, Herbert Wellness Center trainers are equipped to customize programming to fit an individual's needs.
UM Recognized for Voter Engagement by Campus Vote Project and NASPA
The University of Miami joins the ranks as one of 83 campuses in 23 states named “Voter-Friendly.”
University of Miami to Begin Phase 2 Zika Vaccine Trial
Multi-site study will evaluate NIH’s experimental DNA vaccine.
Opening Doors for UM’s Newest Canes
Housing and Residential Life’s program for freshmen residents ensures first-year students immediately engage with campus resources.
A Winning Team
A new scholarship provided by Payless ShoeSource enables a student from the Caribbean to attend UM.
Greg Norman and Alex Rodriguez Offer Tips for Success at UM Sport Industry Conference
More than 250 participants met at the UM Fieldhouse at the Watsco Center to learn more from industry experts.
CHAMPION! Dinsmore Wins Platform at NCAA Championships
Redshirt freshman diver David Dinsmore won the NCAA national championship in the men’s 10-meter platform at the 2017 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.
UM junior Gina Panarese was surprised on campus Thursday by the Ellen DeGeneres show and asked to participate in Ellen’s “Cash at Your Car” segment.
How Female Business Leaders Succeed
A conversation with Belén Garijo and Felicia Marie Knaul.
University of Miami Names New COO
Nova Southeastern University’s Jacqueline A. Travisano will be UM’s Executive Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Operating Officer.
UM Selects Investment Advisory Firm
U.S. Trust will provide advisory services for UM’s long-term growth portfolio.
Revealing His Soul
Sir James Galway, Distinguished Presidential Scholar, inspires flute students with his artistry and masterful teaching.
#BlackLivesMatter Co-Founder Urges Students to Make a Difference
Activist and community organizer Alicia Garza stresses the need for a richness of ideas to help solve society’s problems.
Sub-Second System Seizures
UM physicist studies the unexpected consequences of sub-second delays on fast-moving data systems
James Galway Named Presidential Scholar
The world renown flautist joins the Frost School of Music
Science and Art Weave a Story on Climate Change
A fluid multi-platform exhibition examines the impacts of climate change through art, research, media, and curated archival items at UM’s Richter Library.
UM’s Rosetta Stone
A unique program in the College of Arts and Sciences provides students the opportunity to learn languages not offered in course catalogs.
Bringing History to Life
UTrailblazers honors UM’s first black graduates and champions of integration and taps into priceless personal histories of life on campus in the 1960s and 1970s.
University Reaffirms Support of Transgender Community
The University of Miami continues to encourage students, faculty, staff, and visitors on campus to use bathrooms and facilities that correspond with their gender identity.
A highlight of National Engineers Week is inviting high school girls to UM to discover how analytical thinking and critical reasoning are skills each engineer needs to succeed.
Toppel Career Center Recognizes Career Champions
Members of the University of Miami community and UM partners recognize those who support career readiness with the Toppel Awards.
A Personal Fight Against Prejudice
In a lecture presentation at UM Hillel, a former skinhead shared his inspirational story of overcoming a life of hatred and violence.
4th Annual ‘Drag Out’, Raises Money for local LGBTQ Youth Charity
Drag Out, an annual event sponsored by the student organization SpectrUM, brings attention to the LGBTQ community through a lively drag show fundraiser.
Innovators for the Americas: Striving to Solve Some of Latin America’s Pressing Issues
Five international teams develop, present and defend business plans, leveraging their entrepreneurial and technological expertise along with the help of UM and in-country Latin American business professors.
UM’s School of Business Administration Announces Gift from New York Yankees All-Star Alex Rodriguez
The $500,000 gift will enhance curriculum for pro athletes and others earning MBAs at the University of Miami.
Mothers and Infants Connect Through Song
Research from the Frost School of Music provides insight into the importance of song for both mothers and infants.
UM’s First Black Graduates Recall Triumphs over Adversity
Trailblazing students, who are being honored this month by UM, look back at the early days of desegregation.
A Call for Stronger Democracy in Latin America
Former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe guest lectured to students enrolled in UM’s Executive MBA en Español program.
The College and the Arts
The College of Arts and Sciences showcases a wide breadth of art forms, from theatre to painting to photography, that feature work by students, faculty, staff, and the global community.
Maker Faire Miami
U-SoA and RAD-UM are proud organizers of the Maker Faire Miami event, April 8-9th, in partnership with Miami Dade College, MANO and Maker Media!
UM Celebrates the Year of the Rooster
Lunar New Year celebration on the Lakeside Patio features themed booths, food, and performances
A screening at the Cosford gives UM President Julio Frenk an opportunity to talk to one of the creative forces behind the Academy Award-nominated ‘Moonlight.’
UM’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Sees Rapid Growth
OLLI offers more than 50 classes to seniors who want to remain active in mind and body.
Alumnus Uses Business Skills to Launch Charity
A crowdfunding program called Seed Out has helped dozens of entrepreneurs with their business enterprises.
Muslim Ban Teach-In Dissects Presidential Executive Order
Yale law professor spoke about the national proliferation of lawyers defending people denied entry at airports.
Two University of Miami History Professors Awarded NEH Fellowships
The UM fellowships were among $16.3 million in grants awarded nationwide by the National Endowment for the Humanities for 290 projects.
UM Announces Support for DACA Students and Employees
The University of Miami is committed to providing its students, faculty, and staff of all nationalities and citizenship status with opportunities to nurture their talents and achieve their goals.
Students Honor MLK with a Day of Service
More than 100 UM students re-seed a community garden and package meals for needy families.
Bringing Tolerance into the Conversation
UM’s ninth Tunnel of Oppression, sponsored by the Butler Center for Service and Leadership, aims to create awareness around different forms of oppression.
Internationally Significant Collection Donated to UM, MDC
UM’s share of the Kislak materials - valued at $20 million - will become part of the Richter Library’s Special Collections Division.
Poisoning A River of Grass
Due to a variety of factors, toxic algal blooms are an added threat to the unique Everglades ecosystem.
Creation of the Frost Institutes for Science and Engineering
UM’s public commitment to enhance the preeminence of Miami as a leader in scientific inquiry and innovation.
UM Junior Selected to Inaugural Student Advisory Board
Stefanie Rodriguez, a political science major, has been selected to the Campus Vote Project’s inaugural Student Advisory Board.
Cuba Water Hassles
An interdisciplinary study at UM is looking at how Cubans on the island cope with water issues that result in health and hygiene concerns.
UM Students Host Social Justice Week
This year’s programming aims to spread awareness of the various injustices that affect the campus, local, and global community.
It All Adds Up
UM’s Mathematics Department is involved in research that cuts across disciplines and real-world issues – sometimes with a hemispheric focus.
A Recreation of the Real World
An interdisciplinary approach at the University of Miami is using drones and new mapping technologies to view historic buildings in 3-D.
Spotlight on Coral Bleaching
New high-resolution model predictions of annual coral bleaching can help prioritize reefs for conservation.
UM and Marcus Lemonis Announce "Match Marcus" Campaign
UM Athletics, in partnership with Miami native and the star of CNBC show “The Profit”, Marcus Lemonis, announced the 'Match Marcus' fundraising campaign for Student-Athlete Excellence.
Student-Managed Investment Fund Yields More Than Dividends
Five years since the Cat 5 Student Managed Investment Fund was created, many of the Fund’s students have started their careers in equity research and investment management.
School of Business Guiding CIBER on the Roadmap to Hemispheric Innovation
Although UM’s Center for International Business Education & Research (CIBER) is based at the School of Business, students studying all disciplines and at all levels can participate.
Mixing activism with architecture, two University of Miami professors use drones and face-to-face encounters with locals to map informal cities in Latin America.
Remarks by Donna E. Shalala at the University of Miami fall commencement on Thursday, December 15, 2016.
Former UM President Donna Shalala Honored at Fall Commencement
An estimated 975 students received newly minted degrees at the largest fall graduation ceremony in UM’s history.
Unique Adaptations Help Ducks Thrive in the Andes
An international group of biologists discover how torrent ducks manage to thrive in low-oxygen environments.
Prestigious Paths Followed
UM’s Office of Prestigious Awards & Fellowships helped place 23 students in competitive programs, nationally and abroad, during the past year.
UM Receives $1M Grant for Lifelong Learning
The gift from The Bernard Osher Foundation is the second endowment grant awarded to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UM.
Pedestrian Bridge Installed Over US 1
Early Saturday morning, the bridge was raised over U.S. 1 to link the east side of the highway with the Metrorail station.
Holiday Toy Selection for Children with Autism
University of Miami experts share tips for parents and families when selecting holiday toys for children on the Autism Spectrum.
UMIA Celebrates New Name and New Home
With welcome remarks from Director Dr. Felicia Marie Knaul, Dean Leonidas Bachas, and President Julio Frenk, the Pick Hall location of the institute was officially inaugurated to become a research hub of the University on hemispheric issues.
Dreamers in Miami-Dade County Can Pursue Their Passions at UM
Qualified high school students in Miami-Dade may be eligible for full tuition funding through the new need-based program.
Cuba Experts Agree Trump Likely to Undo Obama's Rapprochement
The panel of experts met at Casa Bacardi before a large audience of academics and community members.
Festival Miami: The Impact Beyond the Orchestra
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter-pianist Bruce Hornsby performs with fellow UM Frost School of Music alumnus and bassist Chris Croce on February 4 at Festival Miami.
Designing a Resilient South Florida
Hosted by the University of Miami School of Architecture, teams of experts, students, and local policy leaders presented solutions to adapt to climate change.
‘Sinking City’ Showcases Diverse Voices
The new online literary journal published by graduate students hopes to drive conversations about the environment and other important issues.
New Needle Exchange Program Launches on World AIDS Day
The UM-led program is just the latest in the University’s arsenal of work and research to fight HIV/AIDS.
How Castro Shaped Cuban Identity and What His Death Means to those Exiled
Editor’s note: This article first appeared in The Conversation US on December 1, 2016.
The University of Miami Earns the State Title for Service to Local Communities
The University of Miami was honored with Florida Compact's Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Engaged Campus Special Award.
A Cause for Celebration
The Lennar Foundation Medical Center dazzles in its debut on the Coral Gables campus.
Boxing Paintings to Display During Art Basel
Painting by UM alumnus Runcie Tatnall will be on display at Fight Club in Wynwood during the Art Basel Miami.
Nursing Scientist Anne Norris Named Interim Dean
Anne Norris, associate dean for the Ph.D. program and professor in the School of Nursing and Health Studies, has been named interim dean of the school, effective January 3, 2017.
International Thanksgiving Helps Bridge Cultural Divides
IEP students showcase the cuisine and culture of their homelands
Brain Pattern Flexibility and Behavior
Researchers analyzed how brain regions are connected to each other in a way that facilitates high-level cognitive processing.
UM Alumnus Named to White House Post
A graduate of Miami Law, Reince Priebus was named chief of staff for President-elect Donald J. Trump.
University of Miami student-athletes posted a Graduation Success Rate of 90 percent, above the national average of 84 percent.
UM Hillel Celebrates 75 Years of Jewish Culture and Belonging on Campus
Guests and students joined UM Hillel to celebrate past achievements and raise awareness of future endeavors.
Election Night Takes Campus by Storm
The University of Miami hosted two watch parties on campus where students were encouraged to support their candidates as the election unfolded.
Susan Miller Passes Away
Philanthropist, community advocate, and friend of the University of Miami, Sue Miller championed causes that touched many lives.
A Major Ocean Current Is Widening as Climate Warms
A UM Rosenstiel School Agulhas Current study has important implications for global climate.
McCraney Gives Miami Voices Their Close-Up
A professor of theatre and civic engagement and playwright whose work inspired the film Moonlight, Tarell Alvin McCraney nurtures Miami’s homegrown artistic talent.
Making a Difference
UM student, award-winning community activist Monica Bustinza shares her experience of leading Get Out the Vote.
The Beauty of Blogging
UM alumna and award-winning blogger Patrice Grell Yursik, also known as Afrobella, is back to talk to students as part of the USpeak program at Books & Books.
Climate Change Puts Focus on Miami
UM climate researchers are featured in the Emmy Award-winning National Geographic series Years of Living Dangerously.
London Career Crawl
The Toppel Career Center’s Crawl Program lets students experience career paths in cities of interest.
Forum Spotlights Relevant Issues
A three-day conference hosted by the University of Miami and Florida International University examined the critical issues of climate change, sustainability and energy security.
Could a Pill Treat Concussions?
A $16 million grant to UM will fund cannabinoid research in hopes of discovering the first real treatment option for concussions.
U PUP’s Founding Father Heads to Grad School, Leaves His Legacy in Good Paws
Trenton, U PUP’s first graduate, is passing the leash to his successor, Dolce, and more than 150 members of the University’s new service club dedicated to raising canine companions for people with disabilities.
The Power to Tell a Story
Cuban journalist Yoani Sánchez, the newly named UM Distinguished Presidential Fellow, spoke about challenges faced by reporters and the state of an independent media in Cuba.
UM Launches New Business Certificate Program for Public Health Workforce
UM’s School of Business Administration and Miller School of Medicine partner with the de Beaumont Foundation to launch interdisciplinary BEAM program.
University Communications Recognized for Excellence
Projects created by University Communications – from newsletters to dedicated websites – win awards from global marketing association.
Networking For Careers on Wall Street
The Bermont/Carlin Scholars Program provides a glimpse into the talent that is being nurtured at UM’s School of Business Administration.
First Distinguished Presidential Fellow Named
Yoani Sanchez, Cuban independent journalist and brazen defender of free speech named.
A Nation’s Crisis Hits Home
Venezuelan students at UM follow daily news reports on their embattled country, and worry about friends and family still living there.
The University of Miami is Now 90 Years Strong
Ninety years ago today, a mere 30 days after the storm, the University of Miami welcomed its first class of 646 full-time students.
Helping Those Impacted by Hurricane Matthew
University of Miami students, doctors pull resources together for aid and relief efforts.
UM Trustee Donates ‘Exhilarating’ Music Treasures to Weeks Library
Alfred Camner, and his family, have made a donation to the University of rare and valuable scores composed by musical giants.
Student Organizations Make an Impact
UM students and staff share thoughts on how student organizations better student life on campus and themselves.
UM Ranked High in Inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings
University ranks 37th out of over 1,000 institutions, scoring high marks in engagement and student diversity.
Miami Announces the Watsco Center
The University of Miami announced the naming of its multi-purpose entertainment facility as the Watsco Center.
Forum Focuses on Bridging the Women’s Cancer Divide
Clinicians, health systems experts, and advocates gathered at the University of Miami to improve the care of Latin American and Caribbean women who are dying form preventable and treatable cancers.
Hurricane Matthew – Advisory 6
All of the University of Miami campuses have been surveyed for damage, and conditions are safe for movement on each campus.
Other UM Information Regarding Hurricane Matthew
Below you will find information pertaining to Hurricane Matthew and the impact the storm may have on the University of Miami and surrounding area.
Leonardo DiCaprio Screens His Epic Film on Climate Change at UM
During a Q&A moderated by the actor, a panel that included UM scientist Kenny Broad warned of the disastrous consequences from climate change.
A Unique Cultural Perspective
A love of language, literature and theater brings the first Cuban student in decades on a student visa to UM for her doctoral studies.
Safety Fair Aims to Inform Students of Available Resources
The University of Miami Police Department and the Florida Department of Transportation hosted a full day of informational tips, games and giveaways at the annual Safety Fair / ‘Put it Down Campaign Kick-Off at the Rock Plaza.
UM Named Member of NSF-funded Consortium for Advancing Research Computing Practices
The National Science Foundation has awarded a consortium of 28 universities, which includes the University of Miami, a $750,000 grant to fund a Research Coordination Network.
UM Named Member of MetroLab Network Consortium
The partnership between local governments and universities allows members to research, develop and deploy solutions to address challenges faced by urban areas.
‘Women’s Cancers in the Americas’
In a first of its kind symposium, health experts explore ways to help women in Latin America fight breast and cervical cancer.
Discovering the Unknown About Turtles
UM researchers study a unique ecology in coastal Colombia that hosts large numbers of sea turtles during a growth period that has remained a mystery to experts.
Celebrating the U’s Magnetic Pull
UM President Julio Frenk opens the University’s ‘We are One U’ tour in the Big Apple.
UM’s Elvira Maria Restrepo Helps Colombia Heal
As Colombia votes on its historic agreement with the FARC rebels, the assistant professor of geography and regional studies lays the foundation for societal reconciliation.
Reflections on the 2016 Presidential Election
UM experts and scholars provide insights into the presidential debates and other topics influencing the upcoming presidential election.
Commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Pink Powder, an exhibit of renowned works from the de la Cruz Collection, is now on display at the Richter Library.
UM Students Conceive and Pursue Eco-Friendly Projects
Passionate, professional, and driven ECO Agency members pursue the same goal: to make the U more sustainable.
University of Miami Issues Statement on Milo Yiannopoulos
Xbox Case Under Review by Supreme Court
A Miami Law class action expert analyzes Microsoft v. Baker case in inaugural Cert Talk, the law school’s lecture series.
Tips on Watching Clinton-Trump Debate
UM debate expert David Steinberg advises viewers to take notes during the debate and fact-check statements that do not sound credible.
Peru’s President Brings Hemispheric Vision to UM
Peruvian economy highlighted in annual Americas Conference, focusing on the future of Latin America.
FDA Commissioner Sees a Future Where Gene-Editing Will Cure Disease
Robert M. Califf delivers keynote address at UM-sponsored clinical trials symposium
UM Experts Testify at Miami Beach Hearing
University clinicians and researchers urge a proactive approach to controlling the Zika virus.
Wearing Their Stories
Members of the UM community shared personal stories that inspire them daily at the recent Dear World event.
UM Among Leaders in Least Student Debt
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Miami one of the top-tier research universities graduating students with the least amount of debt.
UM Scientists Conduct “Drift Card” Experiment in Biscayne Bay
Miami’s community joins together to minimize water pollution
UM Hosts ‘Reflections After 15 Years’
Members of the UM community gathered at the Rock Plaza to remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorism attacks.
’Cane Talk Reveals Links between Big Data and Terrorism
Fifteen years after the twin towers fell, Physics Professor Neil Johnson is changing the way the world looks at how future attacks could be prevented.
The Future of Ph.D.’s
University of Miami UGrow fellowship keeps Ph.D. students ahead of trends when seeking careers.
UM Hosts Panel Discussion on Zika
Forum addresses research priorities, clinical care, and public health challenges of the virus
UM Experts Discuss Zika
A panel discussion focusing on efforts to understand the Zika virus.
Zika Just the Latest Pathogen to Emerge
Globalization, increased travel, and climate change are all contributing to the spread of vector-borne diseases.
Campeche and UM Join Hands to Improve Public Health
The agreement establishes collaboration in training, clinical and research initiatives
UM Weaves Many Cultural Threads into a Fabric of Belonging
UM is weaving new patterns of engagement to ensure all identities feel connected to its cultural tapestry.
UM Welcomes Class of 2020 Stamps Scholars
UM students awarded prestigious Stamps Scholarships
Outreach in the Community
First-year and transfer students dedicate their Saturday to volunteerism, service in the local Miami community.
The Beauty of the Bowl
UM Libraries is featuring a student-curated exhibit on the rich history of the Orange Bowl, home to the Hurricanes for decades.
Reportajes peligrosos: Cómo sobreviven los periodistas en México
Un estudio inédito realizado por un profesor de la Universidad de Miami y otros analizó las tácticas que utilizan los periodistas mexicanos para evitar que los maten por el tipo de cobertura que dan a ciertos casos.
University Monitoring Invest 99L
The storm has the potential to intensify, and the University’s Crisis Decision Team will continue to monitor and assess the situation over the coming days.
Dangerous Assignments: How Journalists Stay Alive in Mexico
A first-of-its-kind study by a University of Miami professor and others has examined the tactics used by Mexican journalists to avoid being killed due to the stories they cover.
2016 Elections Course Brings ‘Living History’ to Students
As the first guest speaker, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen urged the class to register for the Nov. 8 election
Zeroing in on Zika
The University of Miami focuses its medical might on the Zika virus through research, treatment and education.
Update on Zika Virus and UM Preparedness Actions
Advisory No. 3 - August 23, 2016
Indian Cinema in Miami
UM filmmakers' unusual experiment produces a love story for the world.
UM Campus Awakens as Students Move In
Thousands of students move into the residential colleges as a new academic year begins
Salzburg in the Summer
Students in the UM Frost School of Music are participating in a study abroad program in Salzburg, Austria.
Election Course Features Frontline Perspectives
From the Pillars of Democracy to the Dynamic Presidential Race, Election Course Offers an Engaging Curriculum for UM Students
UM alumnus Sam Dorman, MAE ’14, teamed up with Michael Hixon to win a silver medal in the synchronized 3-meter springboard event at the 2016 Games.
Fishing for an LL.M. in Maritime Law
The Bait to Retool Career and Land Veteran Lawyer in New Sea
Surgical Residents Score Wins as Medical Volunteers in Rio
Sarah Eidelson and Charles Karcutskie, general surgery residents at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, volunteer at the games.
New Director of LGBTQ Student Center On Board
Van Bailey, the former director of BGLTQ Student Life at Harvard College, is the new inaugural director at UM.
GIS Mapping Aims to Improve Health Care Access for Older Adults
A UM geographer teamed up with geriatricians and other geographers to conduct the first age-adjusted analysis of socially and medically vulnerable older adults in South Florida.
Reflections on Rio and the 2016 Olympics
UM experts reflect on issues occurring in Rio de Janeiro as the 2016 Summer Olympics play out from August 5 to August 21.
Stunning Art at Shops at Sunset Place
Izia Lindsay, UM Department of Art and Art History graduate student, brought the entrance to Sunset Place alive with a tropical-themed art.
UHealth Physicians Join Medical Team in Rio
UHealth in Rio - Part 1
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Launches Dynamic New Master’s Degree
World’s first master’s program in vision science and ophthalmology
Sigma Delta Tau Sorority Selected for Diamond Chapter Award
The University of Miami Chapter of Sigma Delta Tau, Alpha Mu, was selected as one of nine chapters to be honored with the Diamond Chapter Award.
An Extraordinary Patient Experience
An Advance Look at UHealth Coral Gables in The Lennar Foundation Medical Center
From Black Holes to Dark Matter
UM physicist helps develop a space telescope to study the secrets of the cosmos.
VONA/Voices Provides Safe Space for Writers of Color
The annual conference at UM nurtures voices that open minds and deepen human understanding.
The Miami Hurricane Honored
The heralded student newspaper took home 10 SPJ Florida Sunshine State Awards, including nine first place finishes.
NFL Players ‘Prepare for Life after Football’
More than 30 current and former NFL players graduated from the new Miami Executive M.B.A. for Artists and Athletes program.
The RoboCanes, a team of autonomous, soccer-playing robots developed by students and faculty, reached new heights at the 2016 RoboCup Championship in Germany.
Examining the Role of Women in Extreme Networks Such as ISIS
A UM study reveals that although women remain under the radar in terrorist organizations, they hold the networks together.
Embracing Community Service
More than 12,500 UM students recorded 157,489 hours of community service in the 2014-2015 academic year.
15 Things to Know About the School of Business Today
Business Magazine presents interesting factoids describing UM's School of Business Administration today.
Cuban Dissident Condemns Obama During UM Visit
In his first trip outside of Cuba, Oscar Elias Biscet received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from former President George W. Bush and the keys to Coral Gables from Mayor James Cason, formerly the chief U.S. diplomat in Cuba.
Doing the Math on Zika and Sex
In a first-of-its-kind study, UM researchers created a mathematical model in an attempt to determine how much of a role sexual transmission plays in the spread and control of Zika.
Researchers Employ Multiple Disciplines in Study of Vector-Borne Diseases
‘Witch Doctors’ Flex Skills on BattleBots
Most witch doctors believe in healing, but this Witch Doctor, designed by a team that includes two alumni, will be bent on maiming, scorching, and annihilating other robots.
UM Science Kicks Off Shark Week
Highly anticipated Discovery Channel program highlights shark research by UM’s Neil Hammerschlag.
Conference Spotlights ‘Other C02 Problem’
Forum aimed to raise awareness about ocean acidification, an invisible threat to Florida’s coral reefs, fisheries, and tourism economy.
Analyzing How ISIS Recruits Through Social Media
UM researchers apply the laws of physics to study how terrorist support groups grow online, and how law enforcement can track activities.
The Hurricanes will be featured in the College World Series for the second straight season, and the 25th time in program history. Games begin June 18.
Next Stop, Super Regional
Next up for the third-seeded Hurricanes is an NCAA Super Regional beginning this weekend at Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field.
The Road to Omaha Runs through Miami
Aiming for a fifth College World Series title, the third-seeded Hurricanes host NCAA Baseball's Coral Gables Regional.
Virtual to Reality
Christopher Ortiz, who is earning a master's degree from UM's online program, reflects on his first visit to campus.
Professor Gets the Galápagos Scoop, Imparts a Lesson
UM SoC Professor Joseph B. Treaster files a breaking news story to the New York Times while with study abroad students in the Galápagos.
A Growing eMerge Perspective
B2B tech conference demonstrated UM’s vast potential as the core institution of a new innovation ecosystem.
Gift Establishes Chair in Atheism, Humanism, and Secular Ethics
Louis J. Appignani says he hopes his $2.2 million gift will help end discrimination against atheists.
Feast or Ramen
O’Shane Elliott heats up TV’s culinary competition.
Shark Show Features UM Researcher
Rosenstiel School shark researcher Neil Hammerschlag appears in a National Geographic show May 22.
A Composite Future
University of Miami researchers unveil a new corrosion-resistant bridge made without a drop of steel.
Richard D. Fain Named Chair of UM’s Board of Trustees
Hilarie Bass reinstalled as vice chair, H.T. Smith named vice chair, and Noor Joudi appointed student trustee.
Networking with Sport Business Leaders
It’s this passion for building relationships that brought over 200 attendees together for the inaugural UM Sport Industry Conference.
Special Report: 2016 Commencement
The University of Miami held its spring commencement exercises May 5-7 at the BankUnited Center on the Coral Gables campus.
Nobel Laureate Urges Graduates to Change the World
Oscar Arias, former president of Costa Rica and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, told students at Friday's commencement that "the world is depending on you" to make a difference.
‘No Truck with Trump’
Honorary degree recipient Jorge Castañeda urges graduates to help debunk Donald Trump's message
Lavender Graduation Celebrates Students Across the Spectrum
The University's Lavender Celebration recognized the accomplishments of LGBTQ students and the strides the U has made to create a safe, inclusive campus.
A single mom, Jackson is a nursing major who has excelled in the classroom and in campus leadership positions.
The first generation American is the first in his family to graduate from college.
The College of Arts and Sciences senior is focused on making a global impact in LGBT communities.
With a newly minted doctoral degree, Larson is part of the new generation of researchers studying Earth’s changing climate.
Class of 2016 Graduate: Stephanie Wagner
Stephanie Wagner is a member of the University of Miami women's tennis from Amberg, Germany, and is graduating this weekend with a degree in economics.
Champiny conducted research that would make many graduate students and postdocs envious.
Once an aspiring doctor, Leonardo Valle now plans to impact patients’ lives as a nurse.
Always a ’Cane at heart, Stephen Bashore earns a UM degree to make it official.
A native of California who grew up in St. Augustine, Florida, she graduates this spring with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications Studies and Political Science and a minor in Spanish.
Frost School of Music students take home 15 DownBeat Magazine Student Awards, including Veronica O'Brien, who won an Outstanding Performance Award in the undergraduate vocal jazz soloist category.
Strong Job Prospects for 2016 Graduates Even Better for Those Skilled at Self-Promotion
Illustrious Commencement Speakers Bring Global Views
Speakers to address the University of Miami’s commencement exercises May 5-7, when more than 3,500 graduates walk the stage at the BankUnited Center.
Burns Selected in First Round of 2016 NFL Draft
Miami Hurricanes defensive back Artie Burns was selected with the 25th overall draft pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night.
Family, Friends, and Colleagues Remember UM President Edward ‘Tad’ Foote
More than 400 people attended the memorial service in honor of UM’s fourth president.
UM’s Innovative Technology Featured at eMerge Americas
B2B Technology Event Showcases Work of UM Researchers
Champion of Change
In a White House ceremony, Ph.D. candidate Valerie Halstead is recognized for her work combating sexual assault on campus.
Students Spring Into ’Canes Carnival
Event featured Star Wars-themed laser tag, carnival rides, food trucks, and a concert.
In his talk at eMerge Americas, UM President Frenk says the University can be the hub to link intellectual capital in Latin America.
UM Debate Shines
Debaters Renee Reneau and Michael Fuentes won the ACC Coastal Division Championship, and finished second overall in the ACC Debate Tournament.
School Of Nursing and Health Studies Receives $1.7M Helene Fuld Health Trust Grant
Green U Hosts Sea-Level Rise Panel Discussion
Green U kicks off UM’s Earth Week with a panel discussion on the financial, legal and policy implications of sea-level rise in South Florida.
Memorial Service for UM President Foote Set for April 26
The University of Miami’s fourth president passed away on February 15 at age 78.
UM Adds Ablution Room for Muslims
Located in the Storm Surge room at University Center, the space allows Muslims to perform a cleansing ritual before prayers.
Baseball Ranked No. 1 for First Time Since 2008
Winners of nine straight games and 20 of its last 22 contests, the UM baseball team ascended to the top of the college baseball polls released Monday.
UM President Frenk Receives Bouchet Award
The prestigious honor is named for Yale alumnus Edward A. Bouchet, who in 1876 became the first African-American to earn a Ph.D. in any discipline from an American university.
International Week Celebrates Diversity Around the Globe
This year’s event features a “Local Experience” theme and is aimed at honoring victims of terrorism.
Students Dress for Success with Sebastian’s Closet
The initiative allows students to rent clothing for job interviews and other functions for free.
Colaboración Hemisférica Para Resolver Problemas Acuciantes A Través De La Investigación
El Centro de Ciencia Computacional de la Universidad de Miami y el Centro “Heuristic” de Innovación de Tecnología Informática del Gobierno del Estado de Yucatán firman acuerdo estratégico para crear el “Centro de Ciencia Computacional de la Universidad de Miami (UM) para el continente americano”.
University of Miami Center for Computational Science, Yucatan State Government’s Information Technologies Innovation Center ‘Heuristic’ sign strategic agreement to create “UM Computational Science Center for the Americas.”
Chasing a Dream
UM senior Bernie Berges has been named to the U.S. Quidditch National Team, which will compete in Germany in July.
Canes in Color
About 200 students attended the first annual Electronic Dance Music paint party event on the Foote Green.
UM Forum Addresses Concerns about Zika Virus
Researchers and physicians from the Miller School and elsewhere discuss the science of the virus, public health safety, and ethics.
Rolling Stones Legend Jams with Frost Students
Drummer Charlie Watts made a surprise visit to Monday’s jazz session at the Frost School of Music.
Celebrating Match Day 2016
Match Day 2016 Launches Exciting New Chapter for Miller School Students
Brief Cited by Supreme Court Authored by UM Law Professor
The high court cited the brief written by UM Professor Sergio Campos in a case involving Tyson Foods.
How Sweet It Is
Angel Rodriguez led the third-seeded Hurricanes over Wichita State 65-57 on Saturday to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.
UM Graduate Programs Ranked in Top Tier
The 2017 rankings of ‘Best Graduate Schools’ are released by U.S. News & World Report.
DOCS Health Fair in Liberty City
UM President Julio Frenk attends a DOCS Health Fair in Liberty City, where 200 people turned out for free health screenings.
@CanesWBB Receives No. 5 Seed in NCAA Tournament
For the 11th time in program history and the fifth time in the past six seasons, the University of Miami women’s basketball team is headed to the NCAA Tournament.
@CanesHoops Earns No. 3 Seed in NCAA Tournament
The Miami Hurricanes are back in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament for the first time since 2013 and the second time under head coach Jim Larrañaga.
Good Grades All-Around
The GOP presidential debaters kept it clean and classy in Miami.
All Eyes on the U as UM Hosts GOP Debate
Only days before critical races in five states and one territory, the Republican Party’s four remaining candidates faced off at UM’s BankUnited Center.
Out of This World
In commercial space race, alumna could be among first civilian astronauts.
Political Focus on South Florida
Republican and Democratic presidential debates will take place in South Florida on March 9 and March 10.
Celebrate Cuban Culture This Week
FEC’s largest event showcases Cuban culture through food, art, music, and discussion.
Engineering Week Explores Diversity, STEM
Hundreds of students attend a week of events to learn more about engineering and change the perception that it's not for women or minorities.
Exploring Greek Life
The week-long celebration includes UCP fundraisers at local restaurants and on-campus events open to the public.
South Florida Unites to Fight Cancer
Thousands of participants in the Dolphins Cancer Challenge raised millions for research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.
UM Among Peace Corps Top Volunteer Schools
The organization ranks colleges and universities by the number of alumni volunteering for service.
Noted Civil Rights Activist Assisting UM on LGBTQ Vision
Miami native Ronni Sanlo is one of the nation’s leading educators in sexual orientation issues.
Tony-Winning Actor Ben Vereen Holds Center Stage at The Ring
Vereen, of ‘Pippin’ and ‘Roots’ fame, conducts a master class for Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre students at UM.
Former UM President Foote Remembered
Review stories and articles focused on the tenure of Edward T. Foote II as UM's fourth president.
Edward T. Foote II, UM's Fourth President, Passes Away
Foote dramatically raised University’s academic and research stature during 20-year tenure
Marking the Lunar New Year
Hundreds of students turn out to share in an evening of fun, food, and recognize the Year of the Monkey.
A survey of shark scientists reveals that a majority favor sustainable fishing of the predators rather than a ban on shark fishing.
Community Collaboration in Harmony
Adrienne Arsht Center and Frost School of Music collaborate on a concert series that brings movie music to the community.
New Endowed Chairs Announced
Sylvester installs two endowed chairs as part of University of Miami’s “100 Talents for 100 Years” initiative.
FUNDAY Celebrates 33rd Annual Service Day
This year’s installment of the longest standing service event at UM endured rainy weather in the morning to give participants a fun-filled Saturday.
How Humans Impacted the Everglades
Excavations show the role early humans played in forming the tree islands that dot the river of grass.
LawWithoutWalls Kicks Off in Madrid with 200 Participants
Academic model brings together students, faculty, and practitioners from around the world to explore innovation in legal education.
Black Awareness Month 2016
The month-long celebration of black history and culture culminates with a day of service.
Guillermo “Willy” Prado Named New Dean of the Graduate School
The public health leader and UM alumnus will assume his new role effective February 1.
Inauguration Week Concludes at Rosenstiel
UM President Julio Frenk and Dean Roni Avissar talk about research, knowledge, and academic passion.
The Inauguration of President Julio Frenk
In an inspiring inaugural address, UM’s first Hispanic president charted a new course for the institution’s next century.
Julio Frenk Installed as UM’s Sixth President
Thousands attend the installation ceremony, during which Frenk announces a $100 million innovative gift to support basic and applied science and engineering at UM.
Quick Talks Pack a Powerful Punch
’Cane Talks presenters share their exciting visions for a brighter, bolder future through scholarship in action.
Hundreds attend the ‘Firsts at UM’ inauguration week event to learn about the U’s traditions and pioneers.
Miller School of Medicine Celebrates Inauguration
Transformative gifts from two Miami families are recognized at Thursday’s event that stresses the importance of the Miller School in UM’s mission.
Lights On for Inauguration
Iconic buildings turn on the lights, in orange and green, to honor UM President Julio Frenk.
Tunnel Sheds Light On Oppression
Interactive exhibit raises awareness about issues surrounding racism, religion, climate change, human trafficking, and more.
Mission to Haiti
UM senior Renee Reneau recounts her winter trip to Haiti with UM Catholic Campus Ministry to serve the poor.
Miami Overpowers Duke During Inauguration Week
Rodriguez dishes a career-high 11 assists in win.
The Love of Sport
Inauguration Week shifted into gear Sunday with a lunch celebration honoring women’s athletics.
UM Lands GOP Presidential Debate
The debate will take place at the University of Miami’s BankUnited Center on Thursday, March 10.
Alumni Celebrate Frenk Inauguration
Alumni across the country join in celebrating the inauguration of Julio Frenk as the sixth president of the University of Miami.
Visualization Goes High-Tech with CCS’s New Viz Lab
From an aerial shot of a shantytown to an image of brain dendrites, the lab offers the UM community a high-tech way to display, present, and analyze information.
Picture Perfect Day for An Art Festival
Miami’s oldest juried fine arts show returns for its 65th year with over 220 exhibitors, live entertainment, and a variety of dining options.
The Meza Brothers, UM alumni and Miami’s premier horror guys, are off to the Sundance Film Festival to showcase their latest film.
Making a Splash
Newly renovated University Center Pool reopens with fanfare, a swim team win, and a poolside party for all.
Haiti Remembrance Ceremony
Haitian student group Planet Kreyol is hosting a ceremony Tuesday to remember victims of the 2010 earthquake that killed tens of thousands.
Glaucoma Study for Haitians Announced
A generous gift to the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute will fund studies in the Haitian community.
Wei Li from China and Neide Nunes Rodrigues from Brazil are at UM this year as part of the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program.
Living La Vida Sofía
Alumna Raquel Sofía, who performed in UM’s Festival Miami last year, is a rising star in the music business.
Finding the Perfect Grouping
UM researcher applies mathematical formulas to understand how disparate parts come together.
Reading Made (Fun)damental
UM alumnus and U.S. Attorney Willy Ferrer works to instill a passion for reading in young children at risk.
CHP Founder Takes the Next Step in Her Career
Susan Kaufman Purcell stepping down from running UM’s think tank on Latin American Policy.
Alumnus Named to Lead Florida Bar
Michael J. Higer, a 1985 graduate of Miami Law, will be sworn in next year to lead the 100,000 member organization
Frost School Artists Receive Grammy Nominations
Two faculty and three alumni of the Frost School of Music received nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.
Inspired to Achieve the Impossible
Alumnus H.T. Smith tells 900 graduates at the 2015 fall commencement to chase their dreams.
Just Below the Surface
Students in the UM Scientific Diver Course take their final written exam underwater
A Passion for Journalism
UM sophomore and broadcast journalism major Carlen Dickerson is the first recipient of the Steven Joel Sotloff Memorial Scholarship, named in honor of the South Florida journalist who was brutally murdered by Islamic State militants in 2014.
Civil Rights Champion to Speak at Graduation
UM Trustee and Alumnus H.T. Smith Jr. is one of Miami's most distinguished lawyers and civic leaders.
Event Celebrates Dedication of New Jewish Center
The Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life at UM Hillel provides a comfortable space for the Jewish community.
Bringing Designs to Life
Complex schematics for everything from diabetes research to osteoarthritis studies take shape inside the College of Engineering’s high-tech Machine Shop.
The first woman to earn a Ph.D. in Computer Science at UM lands a job at Microsoft.
An Officer and a Lawyer
Brian Sattler, a Coast Guard Academy graduate, is making his mark as a 'Coastie' and School of Law student, and wants to work in the Coast Guard legal office after graduation in May.
‘This is Home’
Former UM quarterback Mark Richt, who achieved coaching stardom at the University of Georgia, returns to the U as Miami's 24th head football coach.
Richt Named New Football Coach
UM alumnus Mark Richt, the former coach of the University of Georgia, is tapped to lead the Hurricanes football program.
A New Focus on Haiti
UM professors will present their report on a "roadmap for change" in the Arcahaie region of Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.
The UM Debate Team held its last Bryan’s Café of the semester with spirited conversation around politics, ISIS, and the presidential election.
Deep Coral Reef Sediments May Reveal Past
Researchers say the sediment records may help understand the origins of coral reef biodiversity.
Organs on Chips
A UM researcher is creating functioning organs in containers that can mimic real organs in humans.
A Globally Flavored Thanks
UM’s 32nd Annual International Thanksgiving featured food, fellowship, and performances from around the world.
Altschuler Named CEO of UHealth, Senior VP of Health Affairs
Steven Altschuler, M.D., the former head of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, will serve as UM Senior Vice President of Health Affairs and CEO of UHealth.
Mr. and Mrs. Estefan Go to Washington
Miami Sound Machine Power Couple to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom in White House Ceremony Tuesday.
Vigil Held to Remember Terrorist Victims
Students and others gathered at The Rock Wednesday to pay tribute to the victims of recent terrorist attacks.
Drawing Out Big Data for the Public Good
Computational science and journalism students dive deep into data and discover new ways to visually represent their findings to non-scientific audiences.
Is Venezuela Coming Apart?
UM’s Center for Hemispheric Policy hosted a panel discussion about the future of Venezuela and upcoming elections.
Students receive live broadcasting experience while streaming dozens of UM Athletics games on ESPN3.
UM Stands in Solidarity with France
The University is in contact with 10 students studying in Paris, and offering assistance to French students here.
Miami Announces Football Head Coach Search Committee
University of Miami Director of Athletics Blake James announced today the retention of a search firm and the formation of a search advisory committee as the University seeks a new head football coach.
Miami Takes Center Stage as ‘Ground Zero’ for Climate Change
An international conference on climate change at the University of Miami explored the impacts in South Florida and around the world.
Simulation Hospital Breaks Ground to Transform Education and Patient Care
The 41,000-square foot hospital will replicate the flow of activities in a real hospital with life-like simulator patients and patient actors.
Learn About Atmospheric Sciences
If you're interested in tropical environments, climate, or weather, and how these interact with the oceans and continents, check out this video from the Rosenstiel School Department of Atmospheric Sciences.
Veteran Draws on Life Experiences for Career
Law School student and Army veteran Jason Scott Duey says he's "not too proud" to start his career in international arbitration law at 46.
A Homecoming Celebration for the Decades
'For My City' theme highlights UM and community milestones
Healthy Living Starts with Understanding Mental Health
Sophomore Austin Eng hopes a forum on mental health will enhance the dialogue on campus about mental health and resources available to address the issue.
Former Colombian President Criticizes His Successor's Peace Talks with the FARC
Álvaro Uribe spoke at UM as part of a forum hosted by the CHP
Iron Arrow Welcomes 40 New Members to Its Tribe
Started in 1926, Iron Arrow endures today as the highest honor attainable at UM.
The University of Miami Curbs Traffic
Efforts to reduce traffic in and around campus helps encourage a greener campus and promote alternatives.
Celebrating the U
Find information on all the events and happenings for the upcoming Alumni Weekend and Homecoming, including concerts, parades, and more.
President and CEO of PBS Visits SoC
As part of its Annual Conversation Series, the School of Communication welcomed President and CEO of PBS Paula Kerger on November 2.
UM Communications Wins Awards
The redesign of miami.edu and the University’s magazine Miami, take top honors in awards competition.
Miracle for Miami
An eight lateral play with no time left tops Duke.
University Of Miami Receives Charity Navigator Four-star Rating
A company that evaluates charities has recognized UM for its sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability.
Alliance Formed to Bolster Health Care Services in Mesoamerica
The University of Miami joins forces with the Carlos Slim Foundation and Inter-American Development Bank to improve health care for women and children.
UM Opens the Fate Bridge Across Lake Osceola
A 210-foot-long pedestrian overpass will increase campus mobility and provide direct access to the Student Center Complex.
Easterlin Named Distinguished Alumnus
Talented performer and UM alumnus John Easterlin is honored for his work during his Festival Miami appearance.
New Studio will 'Fuel Innovation'
The School of Architecture breaks ground on a new Design Studio that will change the way students are taught and learn.
Fish Migration Behaviors Studied
New research using a hurricane forecasting tool reveals that fish have an affinity for ocean fronts and eddies.
Students Compete in Ethics Bowl
Challenging real-life situations related to business, health, law, and the environment were debated during the 13th annual Ethics Bowl, hosted by the School of Business Administration.
Sylvester Flash Mob Takes the Fight Against Cancer to the Street
Dozens of dancers and breast cancer survivors danced in Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center's flash mob before Saturday's game.
UM Professor Works to Preserve Churches in Cuba
Architecture Professor Jorge L. Hernández’s involvement helped get the dozen churches recognized by the World Monuments Fund.
Study Examines Climate Variability
UM Rosenstiel School researchers suggest atmosphere drives decades-long climate variations.
New Fate Bridge to Open
A ceremony dedicating the new bridge, which spans Lake Osceola, will be held October 28.
UM alumna Ana Mari Cauce has been named president of the University of Washington.
Sports Legends Gather to Support Spinal Cord Injury Research
Great Sports Legends Dinner raises more than $12 million for The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis
Acclaimed Playwright Comes to UM
Miami native Tarell Alvin McCraney joins Theatre Arts faculty, launches civic engagement program
Producing Plays with a Purpose
Award-winning composer, playwright, and music therapist Andrea Green, B.M. ’76, is sharing music’s power to connect and inspire children around the world.
Iconic Cobb Fountain Goes Pink for a Cause
The UM chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority co-sponsors Think Pink Cobb Fountain Lighting ceremony in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Former UM President Donna E. Shalala Home from Hospital
UM is happy to share that former UM President Donna E. Shalala is out of the hospital having recovered from a stroke.
The play Unseamly, written by a UM Theatre Arts lecturer, makes its off-Broadway debut October 8.
Students Give Back during National Gandhi Day of Service
Nearly 900 students volunteered at more than 30 sites during UM’s largest service day of the year.
Study Abroad Set the Stage
UM alumnus Jonathan Dorsey says study abroad fine-tuned his global perspective.
Statement from University of Miami President Julio Frenk
UM community hopeful for the speedy recovery of former UM president Donna E. Shalala.
Food Fare Favorite Returns to Gables Campus
Well ’Canes Marketplace features a bounty of fresh treats
A Balanced Diet is Good for Corals Too, Study Finds
Researchers examine nutrient enrichment and bleaching resilience in Red Sea corals.
Examining Latin American Economies
The Center for Hemispheric Policy hosted a panel discussion on the state of economies in Latin America.
Let the Listening Process Continue
President Julio Frenk is continuing his ambitious listening exercise, visiting schools, colleges, and other constituencies.
New Stamps Scholars Welcomed
The University recently welcomed eight new Stamps Scholars to campus who will study an array of disciplines and be involved in opportunities to advance their leadership skills and musical talents.
Honoring Sotloff's Legacy
The parents of Miami journalist Steven Sotloff, who was murdered while shedding light on injustice in the Middle East, have established the Steven Joel Sotloff Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund to support journalism students at UM.
Bending Over Backwards to Stay Healthy
Wellness Center Hosts UM’s Largest Yoga Class
A new study suggests the universe was ‘cooked’ just right as it evolved.
UHealth stroke team uses a unique procedure to remove a dangerous blood clot in a 26-year-old patient.
Grant Awarded for Hispanic Health Study
UM researchers will study and gather health data from older Hispanics to help identify early signs of Alzheimer’s.
Cooking Part of Wellness Center's Popular Community Classes
Taught in the center's full kitchen and based on different themes, cooking classes range from Cuban Staples to Classic French.
Focus on Women In Tech Careers
A panel hosted by UM’s Center for Computational Science brought awareness to the lack of diversity in the industry.
Rwandan Debaters to Visit UM
The visit will feature a public debate about genocide recovery, forgiveness, and justice between the Rwandan debaters and the UM Debate Team.
Join the Conversation
UM President Julio Frenk launched his Listening Exercise during a Town Hall, urging everyone in the UM community to share their ideas.
UM junior O’Shane Elliott displayed his culinary talents on the Food Network’s hit cooking show Chopped.
Examining Commercial Television in Cuba
Researcher Yeidy M. Rivero discussed television in Cuba from 1950 to 1960 during a talk at UM’s Richter Library.
'Superwoman’ Bree Newsome Talks about Bringing Down the Flag
Newsome and fellow activist James Tyson discuss their bold act of removing the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State Capitol.
From Dürer to Rubens
Lowe Art Museum partners with Bass Museum of Art on exhibition of Renaissance and Baroque works
President Frenk Wants to Hear from You
UM President Julio Frenk is looking forward to talking with you at Thursday’s Town Hall at the BankUnited Center.
Research Switches Thinking about Flexible Cognition
UM researchers propose a new model of the ability to shift thoughts that could increase understanding of behavioral and neurological disorders
Students Display Good Will and Volunteer Spirit during Orientation Outreach
Approximately 270 UM students converted oil drums into trash bins, removed graffiti, spread mulch, and helped organize a Little Haiti thrift shop.
Diabetes Research Institute Successfully Transplants First Patient in BioHub Trial
The Diabetes Research Institute has successfully tested a novel technique in its FDA-approved clinical trial for transplanting insulin-producing cells.
Launch Pad Celebrates Seven Years of Empowering Decision-Makers
The first-of-its kind resource center for budding entrepreneurs has evolved nearly 300 ideas into start-up companies.
A New Twist on an Old Tradition
President’s New Student Picnic held on University Center Patio and Foote Green
Newmans Outfit Band of the Hour
Alumna Judi Prokop Newman and her husband, Robert Newman, made a major gift this summer to provide the Band of the Hour new uniforms and marching band instruments.
Tropical Storm Erika – Final Advisory
Tropical Storm Erika has dissipated into a trough of low pressure and is no longer an organized storm. All operations on all campuses throughout the University are normal.
NSF Awards $12 Million to Establish Urban Water Sustainability Research Network
UM Rosenstiel School scientists are part of multidisciplinary research team
Ocean Scientist Breaks Freediving Record
UM Rosenstiel School Professor Clair Paris freedives as part of her scientific research.
Cyber Civil Rights Initiative Joins Miami Law
The Initiative, which offers opportunities for law students and other university students eager to apply their professional skills to a cutting-edge issue with real-world implications, recently settled into a new home at Miami Law.
Class of 2019 Moves In
Students, and the presidential family, get acclimated to their new home.
UM student Courtney “CJ” Jackson added yet another knockout to his record in his latest boxing match in Miami.
Looking and Listening
President Julio Frenk spends his first day talking with students and parents as he visited several areas of the Gables campus.
The Rhythm of the Remedy
Frost School alumna Stephanie Epstein mends through music at Jackson’s Holtz Children’s Hospital.
Starting at the U
The Julio Frenk era begins as the University of Miami’s sixth president takes the helm.
Voice and Politics
A study shows that a candidate’s voice tone could influence whether they win an election.
Health Concerns in Beach Sand
UM researcher and international team of scientists author landmark paper for monitoring beach sand to safeguard human health.
On UM, Global Connectivity, and the Future
UM’s new president, Julio Frenk, discusses the uniqueness of UM, his views on diversity, and the challenges ahead.
Boxing Takes Center Stage
Premed student Courtney "CJ" Jackson, who took up boxing as a hobby just a few years ago, is now in the professional ranks and making an impact.
Knaul Receives Interdisciplinary Appointment
A leader in global health and social policy in the Americas, Felicia Knaul is appointed to the UM faculty and will lead the Miami Institute for the Americas.
Jean-Pierre Bardet Named Dean of the College of Engineering
The distinguished engineer and water expert will join the University of Miami on August 15.
CIA Agent Honored Posthumously
Miami Law alumnus Gregg Wenzel died in a car accident in Ethiopia in 2003.
Study of ‘Senior Citizen’ Marine Snails
UM Rosenstiel School scientists show underlying mechanism that control age-related memory loss
Ring Theatre Announces 2015-16 Season
University of Miami Jerry Herman Ring Theatre announces new season, interim artistic director
Leadership Programs Motivate
A dozen UM students attended events with students around the country to explore ways to enhance student engagement.
Climate Change and the Cradle of Civilization
New study shows the earliest civilizations in the Fertile Crescent may have been affected by abrupt climate change.
Kaaya Selected to Manning Award Watch List
Sophomore quarterback Brad Kaaya listed amongst the 30 top quarterbacks in the nation heading into the 2015 season.
Scientists Study Predator-Prey Behavior Between Sharks and Turtles
Study is one of the first to investigate the ‘landscape of fear’ model on highly migratory ocean species
UM and adidas Unveil New 'Canes Uniforms
UM unveils new adidas Primeknit football uniforms for the 2015 season.
New Media Workshop Attracts—and Nurtures—Young Talent
Offered to 20 local high school students, the three-week Journalism and New Media Workshop focuses on the effects of climate change on South Florida.
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Retains No. 1 Ranking
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has been ranked the nation’s best in ophthalmology by U.S. News & World Report for the 12th consecutive year.
Mindfulness Training and Stress
UM researcher will team with Miami-Dade firefighters to study how mindfulness training can assist in coping with stress.
UM Researcher Helps Provide Extended Weather Forecasts to U.S. Navy
UM Rosenstiel School’s Ben Kirtman partners with Charles River Analytics on the effort.
Representing Lincoln Center
Recent Miami Law graduate Dana Vouglitois promotes the arts at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Researchers Identify Gene Causing Neurodegenerative Disorders
An international consortium led by University of Miami researchers finds a novel disease gene causing neurodegenerative conditions.
UM students help build a house in Guatemala during the summer break.
Examining Coral Reef Ecosystems
A UM study shows that the spawning cycle of coral reef species impacts the connectivity of species on coral reefs.
All That Jazz
Frost School alumnus Tal Cohen, who has a master's degree in jazz performance, is a finalist for a prestigious Freedman Jazz Fellowship.
Wheel to Live
Inspired by her mother, CC Schieffelin gears up against cancer.
Making News in Italy
The work of students in the Summer Studio in Italy is covered by the local media in Sicily.
UM Golfer in U.S. Women’s Open
Daniela Darquea will compete in the 2015 U.S. Women’s Open Golf Championship in Lancaster, Pa. this week.
UM alumna Halley Profita builds an award-winning “smart” dress to help wearers hear the world around them.
A $1 Million Pledge to UM Athletics
UM alumnus Scott Mueller makes a pledge to endow a scholarship for a student-athlete on the football team.
High Schoolers Learn What It Takes to Succeed
More than 50 youngsters from Miami-Dade and Broward counties listened to advice from community leaders at UHealth's Student Ambassador Seminar.
'Cane in Canada
UM sophomore Alexandra Damley-Strnad set to compete in the 2015 Pan American Games.
Puppy comes to college to learn how to help people.
Patient Safety Course Brings Students Together
Annual patient safety course brings nursing and medical students together.
Introducing the Inaugural Class of UOnline Programs
Students in the new master’s programs are located in 14 states throughout the country.
Center for Hemispheric Policy Hosts ‘Latin America Economic Forest 2016’
Economic policies, trade strategies, energy, and China’s expanding presence in the region were among the topics discussed.
Festival Miami Lineup Announced
The premiere music festival kicks off October 16 and features more than 20 extraordinary multi-genre performances.
Virtual School Students Celebrate Their Achievements at Live Commencement Exercise
The University of Miami Global Academy celebrates its fifth high school graduation.
Maria Elena Chelala Named Head of School for University of Miami Global Academy
A UM alumna, educator, and early childhood education advocate, Chelala plans to initiate experiential learning and professional growth at the online college preparatory school.
Baseball Recognized As Top GPA Holder at CWS
Miami boasted the highest GPA of any team participating in the 2015 College World Series, and was recognized in pre-tournament ceremonies.
Researchers’ Study Could Improve Forecasts of Hurricane Intensity
Throughout the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season, David Nolan, a professor of atmospheric science, and Ph.D. student Kieran Bhatia are testing a new system that could help forecasters to more accurately predict the wind speed of cyclones.
Celebrating UM Alumni
Alumnus Sylvester Stallone was honored with other award recipients at the inaugural Regional Alumni Awards Ceremony in L.A.
A trio of alumni is awarded $120,000 for a medical startup with musical roots.
Taking Center Stage
Acting major Samantha Dockser is starring in the premiere of Las Polacas: The Jewish Girls of Buenos Aires in Washington, D.C.
UM/Jackson's Holtz Children’s Hospital Ranks Among the Nation’s Best
Holtz is ranked in five specialties in the 2015-16 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
'Canes Film Showcase Screens Student Projects
An evening in Los Angeles celebrating the 10th annual showcase attracts 450 industry professionals and UM alumni.
Nationwide Precision Medicine Trial Coming to UM
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine will be one of the sites offering the landmark precision medicine trial, NCI-MATCH.
Claire Paris-Limouzy finds the sweet spot between scientific research and competitive free diving.
Hurricanes Fans Energize the Light as UM Advances to Super Regional
Hot dogs, pretzels, milkshakes, and photo ops with the Ron Fraser statue are all part of the ultimate baseball fan experience at The Light.
A Data Driven Look at Affordable Housing
University of Miami officials launch a new digital tool for identifying and predicting affordable housing needs.
Zebrafish Research Provides Clues on Autism
A UM study shows how the manipulation of two genes plays a role in the development of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
UM-Based Cooperative Receives $125 Million
UM-based ten-member research consortium provides increased understanding of the oceans and atmosphere
Baseball Earns One of Eight National Seeds
The University of Miami earned the No. 5 national seed and will begin postseason play this weekend at the Coral Gables Regional vs. No. 4 FIU.
A record-high nine UM students are selected to receive Fulbright scholarships to study in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
Wagner’s NCAA Singles Run Ends in Semifinals
Stephanie Wagner of the Miami women's tennis team fell to Jamie Loeb in the semifinals of the NCAA Singles Championship Sunday at Baylor's Hurd Tennis.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Cements His Stardom in Hollywood
Seeking a Competitive Edge
Alice Vilma, a Morgan Stanley executive, advises new alums to grow networks, use available resources, and “push the bar higher.”
Eighth-Inning Rally Propels Baseball to 9-5 W
Miami opened its run at the 2015 ACC Baseball Championship in thrilling fashion Wednesday afternoon, erasing a late deficit to take a 9-5 win.
Adapting Stephen King for Film
UM Motion Picture students are adapting Stephen King’s 9/11 story for the silver screen.
NERDLab Game is Unsavory
The downloadable game sheds light on restaurant workers who don’t receive paid sick days.
UM Surpasses $1.6 Billion M2 Goal
A $55 million “breakthrough” gift from the Miller family lifted the University of Miami over its goal – more than a year ahead of schedule.
Baseball to Open ACC Championship Wednesday
Second-seeded Miami will open play at the 2015 ACC Baseball Championship on Wednesday at 3 p.m. against the winner of a Tuesday play-in game...
RoboCanes Win RoboCup US Open 2015
UM students had a strong showing in the first of three events leading up to the annual World Championships, which will be held in China.
Immigration Clinic Helps Unaccompanied Border Children
The field of neuroscience explores the fundamental questions related to brain, behavior, and neurological disorders.
Students Earn Scholarships from The Villagers
Three UM School of Architecture students have been awarded scholarships by The Villagers, a local group dedicated to restoration and preservation in the Greater Miami area.
Army ROTC Graduates Celebrate
At a May 9 commissioning ceremony, 16 members of the Southern Strike Battalion graduated into military service.
Special Report: 2015 Commencement
Joyous celebrations erupt at the BankUnited Center over three days through May 9, as more than 3,500 newly-minted degrees are granted during six commencement ceremonies.
President Shalala Delivers Final Commencement Address
Miller School of Medicine graduates are told the “knowledge and skills you have learned here will make the world a better place, and your humanity will help to heal it."
A Checklist for Success
Singer, songwriter, and author Jimmy Buffett regales graduating students with tales from his life and why passion is key
Senior Mwambo Ceremony Honors UM’s Black Graduates
The ceremony, which began 23 years ago, marks the transition from their lives at UM to advanced education and professional careers.
Graduate Degree Students Focus on Success
More than 870 students received master's and Ph.D. degrees at UM's graduate degree ceremony, where outgoing UM President Donna E. Shalala urged them to apply what they have learned to serve others.
Inaugural Lavender Celebration Held
The event, held at more than 100 campuses nationwide, honors LGBTQ graduates and was organized by UM’s LGBTQ Task Force.
UM’s Former First Lady Passes Away
Roberta “Bosey” Foote, wife of former UM President Edward “Tad” Foote II and daughter of the late U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright, passed away May 5.
Job Market Outlook Favorable
Graduating students can benefit from working with UM’s Toppel Career Center on career goals and success.
Research on Public Health
Imani Williams is a Hammond Scholar who will be pursuing a Master’s in Public Health.
The Independent Man
William Hector is the first student to graduate from the CAS Independent Major Program.
Linking Health and Law
A soldier and board-certified health care executive, Noel Christian Pace is receiving his law degree with a focus on health and health IT.
Global Citizen Covets International Education
Audrey Winkelsas will be studying for a Ph.D. under the mentorship of scientists in the U.K. and America.
Focus on Telling the Story
Nick Swyter produced a documentary on immigration reform, spent time in Panama, and his heading to Phoenix this summer for another reporting project.
It’s All About The U
After his studies in the School of Communication, Matthew Fernandez is looking at law school as a next step.
Where Art and Architecture Meet
Letitia Gallego Cruz hopes what she learned in her double major will enhance her professional career.
Designing His Future
Edward Laird studied traditional and classical architecture, and enjoyed his travel abroad study in Rome.
Heading to Foreign Service
Elaine Golden will be working on a master’s degree before becoming a U.S. Foreign Service Officer.
The Art of Discovery
Innovations at the University of Miami are featured at the second annual eMerge Americas conference at the Miami Convention Center.
Margaritaville Comes to Commencement
Singer, songwriter, and author Jimmy Buffett is one of the commencement speakers at graduation ceremonies this week, during which 3,500 graduates will celebrate their achievements.
Seven Miami Players Picked in NFL Draft
The University of Miami football team had seven players selected in the 2015 NFL Draft over the course of the three-day event.
Referral Service Created to Benefit Community
Miami Law alumnus Jason Neufeld created a low fee referral service to assist low income people needing legal assistance.
The House that Shalala Built Is Renamed in Her Honor
In a moving tribute that included musical performances and words of praise, the University of Miami renames the Student Activities Center in President Donna E. Shalala’s honor.
'The Little Think Tank that Could' Marks a Decade of Symposia
A lively discussion on U.S.-Cuba relations and closing remarks by UM President Donna E. Shalala highlighted the tenth annual Latin America Conference.
Frost Students Capture Music Awards
Undergraduate and graduate students in the Frost School of Music won 18 awards in Downbeat magazine's 38th Annual Student Music Awards.
Three Canes in NCAA Individual Championships
Stephanie Wagner and Sinead Lohan made the Singles Championship, while Wagner and Lina Lileikite were tabbed for the Doubles Championship.
Students Celebrate the End of the Semester at ’Canes Carnival
Held on the Foote Green, the event featured food, games, and music.
President Shalala to Step Down
UM President Donna E. Shalala has announced she is stepping down at the end of the 2014-15 academic year.
Relief Efforts Underway in Nepal
Shaurya Joshi, a graduate student in the Miller School of Medicine, was able to get through to his family in Katmandu. But help is needed for the survivors.
Bridge Has Its Ceremonial Groundbreaking
The overpass would ensure safe passage for pedestrians, many of them UM students, crossing at the intersection of US 1 and Mariposa Court.
No. 13 Baseball to Host FSU in Rivalry Series
No. 13 Miami will host No. 12 Florida State in a rivalry weekend series at Mark Light Field beginning Friday, April 24 at 7 p.m
Annual Underwater Photography Contest Winners Announced
More than 500 underwater images were submitted for the 2015 Annual Underwater Photography Contest hosted by the UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.
Lake Osceola Gets a Hug on Earth Day
Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff attended the annual event, including a newcomer: UM President-Elect Julio Frenk.
Anthropology Professor Named Andrew Carnegie Fellow
Caleb Everett Among Just 32 Scholars Recognized in Inaugural Fellowship Class
@MiamiTrack Heads to UF for Tom Jones Meet
The Canes will be in a talented field of teams this weekend in Gainesville.
Sylvester Wins Cancer Center of Excellence Award
Florida Surgeon General Presents Cancer Center of Excellence Award to Sylvester
HurricaneTennis Defeats No. 70 FSU, 5-2
Women’s tennis defeats Florida State for the second time this season.
Care for Acute Stroke Treatment
Neurologist Helps Establish New Standard of Care for Acute Stroke Treatment
Faculty Senate Honors ‘Change Agents’
Jay S. Skyler, Mary E. Mckay, and René Sacasas were honored for their contributions in research, teaching, and service.
Sylvester Researchers Report Prevention of Lethal Prostate Cancer
A research team at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has found an effective way in both preventing and treating prostate cancer.
UM Alumnus Rubio Runs for Nation’s Highest Office
Sen. Marco Rubio announced his Republican bid Monday at the Freedom Tower.
Erectile Dysfunction Drug Plays Role in Novel Cancer Treatment
A Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center patient participated in a clinical trial that explored the role of a well-known erectile dysfunction drug.
Harvard Dean Named UM’s Sixth President
Dr. Julio Frenk, Mexico's former Minister of Health, will begin at UM on August 16.
UM Rosenstiel School Unveils New Helicopter Observation Platform
The one-of-a-kind flying laboratory supports critical climate and human health research.
Studying How Species Evolve
Documentary film ‘Islands of Creation’ captures UM researcher’s fascinating speciation studies.
International Week Celebrates Cultural Diversity Around the World
Join the Council of International Students and Organizations on a trip around the world as International Week continues on the Coral Gables campus.
Grad School Honors Students, Faculty, and Staff
The Graduate School recognized its top graduate students, faculty, and staff at the 2014-2015 Graduate Awards Ceremony recently.
No. 9 Baseball Sees Late Rally Fall Short
Late ninth-inning push falls short at Virginia 5-4.
UM Hosts “Know Justice, Know Peace” Symposium
Discussion touched on issues of race and the ongoing struggle for social justice.
Mens Tennis Fall to No. 14 Virginia Tech
UM battled but fell to No. 14 Virginia Tech at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.
Forum Looks at How Scholars Can Impact Social Change
Humor, blogs, and media outreach are among the ways that academics can impact social change, according to four distinguished scholars at Community Well-Being Forum.
Canes in Eighth Place at ACC Championships
The No. 26-ranked University of Miami women’s golf team sits in eighth following day one competition.
Summer Scholars Program Gives High Schoolers Taste of College
Summer Scholars offers six college credits in a dozen academic specialties.
Students Use Smartphone Technology in Little Havana
During the inaugural U-Serve Day, School of Architecture students and faculty inventoried more than 430 properties in the historic neighborhood.
Pioneering Research Recognized
Three faculty members are recipients of the 2015 Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity.
Student Publications Take Top Awards
The Ibis yearbook, Distraction magazine, and The Miami Hurricane are honored by the College Media Association.
Women’s Commission Breakfast Looks at the Status of Women at UM
President Shalala delivers keynote address and receives the May A. Brunson Award.
Celebrating Match Day
Cheers and tears mark the Miller School of Medicine's 2015 Match Day event as students find out where they will spend their residency.
Stories About the U
Iron Arrow hosted an event where panelists talked about traditions and what makes UM special.
Haitian Culture Week Gets Underway
Activities focus on the culture, food, music, and art of that island nation.
Navigating with Courage
Pat Whitely Passes the NASPA Reins at Record-Breaking Conference
Scholarships Propel UM’s Next Success Stories
Alumna Alice Vilma addresses students at UM Black Alumni Society and Woodson Williams Marshall Association Scholarship Reception.
Naming Gift for New Recital Hall
A $7.5 million Knight Foundation grant will help fund a new recital hall at the Frost School of Music.
Frost MusicReach Program Re-Named to Honor Shalala
The community music program will be known as the Donna E. Shalala MusicReach Program.
Haitian Culture Week on Tap
The student organization Planet Kreyol hosts Haitian Culture Week featuring dance, food, and fun.
Shalala To Lead Clinton Foundation
The Clinton Foundation names President Shalala president and CEO of the foundation.
RSMAS Scientist Develops Model for Paleo-Climate Study
Tracking marine plankton provides new information to reconstruct past climate.
NIT Matchup Tuesday
Tuesday's game is a 7 p.m. tipoff at the BankUnited Center.
Medical School Noted
Miller School of Medicine moves up again in U.S. News & World Report medical school research rankings.
From Service to Commitments
The CGI U event at UM ended with a service day and more than 700 student Commitments to Action.
Transforming the World
CGI U meetings Saturday focused on global issues and the ideas students have to tackle them.
Dispatches from CGI U
Read blog posts about CGI U this weekend from UM employee, master's student, and CGI U participant Sasha Dolgicer.
Clintons, Shalala Inspire CGI U Students to ‘Give Flight to the Possible’
More than 1,100 students from 80 countries and 200 universities join innovators, thought-leaders, and civically engaged celebrities for three days of sessions, networking, and service.
President Shalala Tapped to Lead Clinton Foundation
Bill Clinton made the announcement at the opening of the Clinton Global Initiative University event Friday night.
Sweat has its Rewards: Giving Back to the Community
Participating in the UM Day of Service, about 100 faculty and staff help spruce up Liberty City's Charles R. Drew K-8 Center.
A Taste of Cuba Comes to UM
Discover Cuba event showcases the cuisine, culture, and history of Cuba.
University of Miami Statement on Delta Kappa Chapter
The outpouring of care and support felt for the Delta Kappa Chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma has been nothing short of amazing.
UM Projects for CGIU Receive Grants
In all, 13 student projects will receive funding ranging from $500 to $1,250.
The Singing Wrens of Costa Rica
Research on the songs of plain wrens may help understand more about human conversation.
Studying Dengue Fever in West Africa
A team of scientists has determined that dengue is being misdiagnosed as malaria in Ghana, and possibly elsewhere in Africa.
Local High School Girls Encouraged to ‘Change the World’ through Engineering
As part of E-Week activities at the College of Engineering, more than 220 teenaged girls attended Introduce A Girl to Engineering Day on the UM campus.
Celebrate Cuban Culture
Events for Week of Cuban Culture include lots of food, parties, a domino tournament, and more.
A Magic Leap into Entrepreneurism
UM alumnus Rony Abovitz, a successful entrepreneur, told students that if they want to chase their dreams they need to be bold and unafraid.
CGI U Announces Speakers, Agenda for Meeting on UM Campus
Three-day event will bring more than 1,000 college students from around the world to UM.
UM Rings in the Lunar New Year with a ‘Journey Down the Silk Road.’
Festivities included dances, music, demonstrations, East Asian cuisine, crafts, and more.
New HIV Inhibitor Identified
A collaborative research team found that an antibody-like molecule provides long-term protection against HIV/AIDS infection.
Pitch perfect: UM dedicates Patricia Louise Frost Music Studios
The 41,089-square-foot complex, which includes 77 chamber music and teaching studios, will unite the Frost School’s 770 students and 125 faculty “like never before.”
Student Government ‘For U’ Ticket Wins
Students Brianna Hathaway, Ishtpreet Singh, and Robert Renfro are members of the new executive board.
Cuban Heritage Collection Receives $2M Gift
The Goizueta Foundation gift will endow a Graduate Fellowship Program and support the continued growth of the CHC.
Home for Rafters and Combatants
A panel of lawyers explored the fight for freedom of Cuban rafters and Haitians held at Guantanamo in the mid-1990s.
A Bromance for the Books
NBA coach, business mogul talk friendship, family, and the value of failure.
UM Honors Its Scholarship Recipients and the Donors Who Make Their Dreams Possible
The Scholarship Donor Recognition Luncheon celebrated the benefactors whose generosity enables students to attend UM.
Steinem Discusses Making Contributions and More
Feminist, author, and activist Gloria Steinem urges students to take action against injustices.
Spotlight on Venezuela
A UM Center for Hemispheric Policy event explored the deepening political and economic instability in Venezuela.
Three Noteworthy Professors Honored
Faculty Senate awards highest accolades to René Sacasas, Mary E. Mckay, and Jay S. Skyler.
Cyclists Hit the Streets for a Wheel Good Cause—Fighting Cancer
Dolphins Cycling Challenge V raises millions for UM’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.
A Powerhouse of Tiny Technology
BioNIUM’s “clean room” filters the minutest particles from the air, a necessity to create devices on the nanoscale.
Nicole Henry’s Expressive, Soulful Voice Helps Launch Black Awareness Month Events at UM
The UM alumna performed and gave advice to students during BAM Opening Ceremonies at the Student Activities Center.
Contemporary Israeli Issues to be Discussed
Public affairs expert Ethan Felson and bestselling author Ari Shavit to speak at UM in February.
Award-Winning Author Featured
Edwin Black will speak Feb. 23 on "Modern-Day Eugenics: America's Efforts to Create a Master Race."
John Paul Stevens to Address Symposium
The University of Miami Law Review symposium will feature the retired U.S. Supreme Court justice.
Researchers Develop Instrument to Monitor Atmospheric Mercury
Tool detects minute quantities of mercury to help better protect public health.
Jazz Vocalist Nicole Henry Headlines Black Awareness Month Events at UM
Events will also include exhibits, lectures, a poetry slam, and more.
As U.S.-Cuba Relations Thaw, ICCAS Hosts Historic Meeting
Cuban dissidents meeting at UM’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies call for a dialogue on the democratic future of Cuba.
Beloved scholar M. Minnette Massey, former acting dean of Miami Law, passes the torch to Charlton Copeland.
Combating Human Trafficking
A forum held at UM looked to cast an ever-brighter spotlight on the local illicit trade in people trapped in lives of forced labor or commercial sex.
New Food Offerings Showcased
The Hurricane Food Court and Hecht Stanford Dining Hall officially opened this week.
Frost Student Wins Award
The Encouragement Award was presented at the Florida Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.
Sharing the Secret to ‘Results’
Alumnus Sam Daley-Harris shared his journey from musician to global activist during his Distinguished Alumni Lecture.
Pro Bowler Calais Campbell Endows Athletics Scholarship
The $1.6 million donation is the largest gift from a former student athlete to UM Athletics.
Beaux Arts Festival of Art Still a Popular Draw
The 64th annual event featured more than 220 fine art exhibitors.
Students honor the legacy of MLK by helping others.
On the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., more than 120 students helped beautify Brownsville Middle School.
Finding Answers to Big Questions
The tiny zebrafish is helping scientists answer questions about genetics and disease.
Find UM Cuba Experts
With restrictions being lifted on travel to Cuba, UM faculty experts can offer insight.
A $1 Million Gift to Athletics Announced
The endowment gift from UM Trustee and alumnus Robert Mann will support several programs and other needs in Athletics.
Law Students Explore Ethics Issues
Law Students Explore Ethics Issues
UM Honored for Community Engagement
UM receives Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation.
The Perfect Patient
Unique collaboration between Arts and Sciences, Medicine, and Nursing prepares future health professionals.
Beaux Arts Festival of Art returns for its 64th year January 17-18
A South Florida tradition, the festival will bring more than 220 fine art juried exhibitors to the grounds of the Lowe Art Museum.
Dig Yields Clues about Prehistoric Culture in Florida Keys
Students unearth artifacts that shed light on “prehistoric occupants of the Everglades."
2014: The Year in Review
UM experienced another year of transformative change and progress. Here’s a look at what transpired at the U over the past year.
Rod Wellens, Longtime Chair of Psychology, Passes Away
UM’s Newest ’Canes Urged to “Tackle Big Problems”
In his fall 2014 commencement address, Chuck Todd, moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press, told graduates to build and grow a better society.
UM Cuba Experts
UM Cuba Experts
UM Schools Named to Consortium
The School of Architecture and Miller School of Medicine will research how basic design affects public health.
Despite Making Sacrifices, Iris Barrios Still Earns Her Degree
UM employee cared for her cancer-stricken mother while attending classes.
Santa’s Sporty Elves Help Kids Give an allCanes Christmas
Underprivileged children do a little holiday shopping with the help of UM coaches, their wives, and volunteers during the 14th annual allCanes Holiday Shopping Spree for Kids.
VizUM Picks Up Where Places & Spaces Leaves Off
New initiative will connect visualization efforts already in place at UM.
Prominent Leaders Convene at UM to Discuss the Future of the Americas
UM President Donna E. Shalala welcomes her former boss, Bill Clinton, and a roster of distinguished international leaders to begin a dialogue on what the next 20 years will hold for the region.
Pooches Take the ‘Ruffness’ Out of Finals Week
With the fall semester coming to an end, students enjoy Puppies on the Green, hammocks in the Palm Court area, and manmade snow to relieve the stress of final exams.
Two Faculty Recognized as 2014’s Top Black Educators
Legacy Magazine Recognized History Professor Donald Spivey and Associate Professor of English Patricia Saunders
Students Transform Industrial Site Into Hialeah's Own Midtown Miami
Keeping the historic train station as a dominant feature, students proposed mixed-use developments with shops, offices, and residential units that would encourage walking.
Business Expands Online Programs
The School of Business Administration is now offering a new online Master of Professional Accounting program.
Football accepts bid to face South Carolina in Independence Bowl.
Former ’Cane Football Player Donates $1.5M to Athletics
Ken Hunt's gift will endow a full scholarship in perpetuity for the running back position.
The Lure of the Caribbean
UM alumnus Hermes Mallea talks about the elegance of the Caribbean playgrounds of the rich and famous.
Edna C. Shalala Passes Away
Centenarian was an accomplished lawyer, tennis champion, and mother of UM President Donna E. Shalala.
Gonzalez Elected to Advocacy Board
Sergio Gonzalez, senior vice president for University Advancement and External Affairs, will serve on the board of the National Council of LaRaza.
Theatre arts graduate Alanna Saunders will play Tiger Lily in NBC’s Peter Pan Live! on Thursday.
Targeting HIV in Women
UPride’s Jacob Rudolph has plenty to be proud of.
International Students Celebrate Thanksgiving with Global Flair
IEP students weave international customs into America’s traditional holiday.
UM Joins Partnership for a Healthier America
The three-year commitment will look at ways to make campuses healthier.
UM Statement on FSU Tragedy
Lab Provides Unique Opportunity
The Dauer Electron Microscopy Lab provides undergraduate students a remarkable research opportunity.
President Shalala Gets Key to the City and a Day Named in Her Honor
Honor comes during annual Development Agreement meeting between UM and city of Coral Gables.
Rosenstiel School Receives $29 Million for Research
Researchers will use the money to study the impact of oil spills on fish and how pollutants spread through water.
A Soldier’s Journey
Army Major Stephen Snyder-Hill will speak at UM about serving in the armed services before, during, and after DADT.
Challenges in Our Changing World
Admiral James Stavridis, delivering the Cobb Leadership Lecture, said that building bridges is the key to a secure world.
Fighting Crime Through Crowdsourcing
Researchers are looking at using crowdsourcing to help in facial recognition.
Pizza and Research
Undergraduate students use a lunchtime seminar to practice research presentations.
Levin Gift Supports UHealth Sports Medicine
The gift will establish the Petra and Stephen A. Levin Endowed Chair for UHealth Sports Performance and Wellness.
Congressman Ryan Touts Mindfulness
The Ohio Democrat says that practicing mindfulness can bring success and happiness.
UM Honors a Generation of Veterans During a Tribute to Our Troops
From World War II veterans to the servicemen and servicewomen engaged in the war on terror, UM honors the brave men and women of the armed forces.
Carmen in 1958 Cuba
UM's Ring Theatre collaborates with the Tectonic Theater Project to perform the classic opera with an Afro-Cuban twist.
UM Presidential Search Website
UM Presidential Search Website
Noted Journalist Speaks at UM About the Dangers Foreign Correspondents Face Abroad
In a gripping talk presented at UM’s Miller Center, international journalist Ilene Prusher explained that reporters are no longer only truth-seekers but also targets of extremist terrorist groups.
Exploring Embryonic Development
UM researchers have discovered a network of tissue communication that occurs during early development.
New Iron Arrow Members Honored and Humbled
Thirty one students, faculty, staff, and alumni were tapped into the University’s highest honor recently.
Lowe Receives $1.5 Million Gift from Beaux Arts
The gift will enable the creation of the position of Beaux Arts Director and Chief Curator.
School of Nursing and Health Studies Launches New Programs in Nursing and Health Informatics
The School of Nursing and Health Studies will launch two new Master’s degree programs, one in Nursing Informatics (MSN-NI) and the other in Health Informatics (MS-HI) in the 2014 fall semester. Certificate programs in NI and HI will be launched at the same time, with a Certificate in Public Health Informatics to follow in 2015.
New Science Infographics Course Offered for Spring 2015
This Spring 2015, the University of Miami School of Communication, in partnership with the Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, will offer a new course in Explanatory Graphics with an emphasis on science-based research and visual design.
Homecoming Pageantry and Pride Animate Campus
With an ‘Animate Your Story’ theme and Hurricanes great Jim Kelly as grand marshal, UM celebrated an unforgettable 2014 Homecoming and Alumni Weekend.
Strengthening U.S. Competitiveness
UM’s Center for International Business Education and Research will use a grant to bolster innovative services.
Pride and Spirit Abound as UM Community Celebrates ’Canes Spirit Day
The 4th Annual ’Canes Spirit Day featured food, giveaways, a dunk tank contest, and, of course, plenty of UM pride.
Between Science and Societal Values
Alan I. Leshner, Arsht Distinguished Speaker in Ethics, told his audience that one should “never discuss floods with Noah in the audience."
Helping Out the Hometown
Hundreds of UM students give back to the community in one of the oldest service days at the University.
A $50 Million Gift to Name UM’s New Health Care Facility
The Lennar Foundation Medical Center will deliver breakthrough health care to South Florida starting in 2016.
Extremists Using Journalist Murders as Propaganda Tool
Journalist Ilene Prusher will speak at UM about Middle East conflicts and how journalists are now targets of terrorist groups.
Business-Minded Youngsters Visit UM to Learn the Secrets to Entrepreneurial Success
Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club ‘Grow Your Own Business Challenge’ kicked off at the University of Miami on Monday with a launch event attended by more than 150 elementary and middle school students.
Off-field battles forged UM and NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly
Jim Kelly, who will serve as grand marshal for UM’s 2014 Alumni Weekend and Homecoming festivities, faced some of the NFL’s fiercest defenders as a quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. His toughest battles, however, would be fought away from the field.
UM Hillel Breaks Ground on New Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life
Center made possible by $2.5 million lead gift from two distinguished Miami families.
UM spirit shines through as students and parents bond at Family Weekend 2014
A spirited pep rally and barbeque, meetings with academic deans, and informational sessions on a variety of topics were among the many activities offered during Family Weekend 2014.
UM Presidential Search Committee Named
UM Board of Trustees Chairman Stuart A. Miller appointed members to the Presidential Search Committee.
Bullying Focus of Institute Conference
Researchers and counselors noted that patterns and environment can influence behaviors in children.
All Pinked Out: Zeta Tau Alpha Battles Breast Cancer
From a Survivors Celebration to T-shirt sales benefiting cancer research, Zeta Tau Alpha kicked off Think Pink Week on campus.
UM Dedicates Cutting-Edge Facility for Hurricane and Marine Life Research
The $50 million Marine Technology and Life Sciences Seawater Complex will help improve coastal resiliency and hurricane forecasting and look to the oceans to shed new light on how to treat human diseases.
New Study First to Document the Voices of Fish Larvae
Researchers suggest that these sounds are key to maintain group cohesion
#KellyTough Hurricane Comes Home
UM and NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will lead the 2014 Homecoming activities.
Sports Legends Dinner Huge Success
A sold-out crowd celebrated the 29th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner, which benefits research at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.
Guantánamo's Past and Future
A traveling exhibit aimed at building public awareness of the long history of Guantánamo will be featured at UM's CAS Gallery through October.
UM Launches New Online Programs
The two Master's degree programs are in Sport Administration and Finance, designed for working professionals.
Stepping Up the Fight against HIV/AIDS
$1 million grant from state of Florida will support HIV/AIDS research efforts at UM.
Hundreds Walk ‘Out of the Darkness’ to Shed Light on Suicide Prevention
With more than 39,500 lives lost to suicide each year, a community of hundreds participated in an annual walk on the UM campus to raise awareness about suicide prevention.
Neonatal Touch Therapy Pioneer Honored
Miller School's Tiffany Field receives Golden Goose Award in Washington
Tropical Tribute to a Legendary ’Cane
Hundreds of 'Canes turn out for a retirement tribute to Norm Parsons.
Behind the Scenes of Peace Talks
Colombian peace negotiators shared their accounts of ongoing talks with FARC rebels.
RSMAS Part of $21 Million Research Program
The collaborative program will study the Southern Ocean's role in climate regulation.
Thoughts on 9/11
UM students and staff signed a banner, donated items for homeless veterans, and held a vigil to remember those lost on 9/11.
Presidential Leadership Program Announced
UM President Donna E. Shalala and UM Trustee Carlos Gutierrez named to advisory committee of the national program.
In a new study, researchers analyze sediment records to reveal the Indian Ocean region’s tsunami potential.
UM students are planning several events to remember the September 11 terrorist attacks.
UM Holds Strong to Top-Tier Ranking
For the sixth year in a row, UM is ranked in the top 50 in U.S. News' "Best Colleges" issue.
President Shalala to Step Down
UM President Donna E. Shalala announces she will step down next year.
Miami Law Bricks Named
The popular courtyard is named ‘Hilarie Bass Bricks’ for the superstar lawyer, community leader, and loyal ‘Cane.
Young and Old Learn How to Save a Life
UM hosted CPR Day on September 6, providing free instruction to people on the lifesaving technique.
Data Visualizations 'Worth a Million Words' Unveiled at UM
Places & Spaces: Mapping Science, a traveling exhibition of 100 maps that present data in visually stunning formats, debuts at UM.
Social Networking Accord
Researchers developed a model that tries to show how people reach consensus within social networks.
A Look at Immigration Reform
A Look at Immigration Reform
UM Student Examines Bird Colonies in Namibia
The research is focused on the collaborative nest building behavior of weaver birds.
Are Cigarette Substitutes Safe?
Researchers note that alternatives to cigarette smoking may still pose a risk to humans due to over-use.
Students Learn From 'Best and Brightest' During New York Experience
SoC students learned at the center of media production this summer during the sixth annual New York Experience course.
Interactive Media’s ‘Zoo Rush’ Wins Good Gaming Award for Raising Sickle Cell Awareness
Student game developers win award for raising awareness to sickle cell disease.
Places & Spaces Will Change How People See the World
Exhibition of Artistic Visualizations Presents Big Data in Exciting New Ways
University of Miami Welcomes Stamps Scholars
The prestigious Stamps Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation.
Investigating Pre-Columbian Artifacts
UM Anthropology Students help Frost Museum of Science catalog and date items from South and Central America.
School of Architecture Helps Allapattah Get Its ‘Beautiful Little Corner’
A mural commissioned by the School of Architecture and the Dominican American National Foundation transforms a bustling city corner of Miami.
Music to Medical Ears
Medical and nursing students learn a lot about teamwork from a string quartet.
Unraveling the Secrets of Speciation
Using birds as a primary study subject, a University of Miami professor of biology travels to the Solomon Islands to study the process by which new species are created.
UM Graduate Plans to Grow His Business
Travis Montaque is the CEO of Splyst, a platform for discovery and information matching on the web.
Networking a Key to Career
Zachary Bernheimer credits networking with his success in securing internships and a job.
Plotting Haiti’s New Population Center
The School of Architecture hosts a charrette to transform Haiti’s north coast into a less earthquake-prone population center.
School of Architecture Dean Named
Rodolphe el-Khoury, a distinguished leader in contemporary architecture and urbanism, has been named the new dean.
Engineering Dedicates Cybersecurity Lab
The Fortinet CyberSecurity Laboratory will focus on cybersecurity.
UM MBA Students Tour China
"I learned things that no classroom could teach me," remarked one student after returning from a business visit to Asia's largest economy.
Matches Made in Cyberspace
UM alumnus Steven Reubenstone has launched Collaborizm, a Web-based platform that matches people interested in collaborating on projects.
UM Gives Chanté Parker Many Reasons to Smile
Medical Education Pioneer is a Donor for All Seasons
Michael Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., revolutionized medical education around the world and continues to make change at UM.
A Week of Discovery
International Week on the Gables Campus focuses on different cultures and geographic areas.
Champion Olympic Sprinter and Bobsledder Lauryn Williams Inspires Scholarship Recipients
Back from the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, where she won a silver medal in the two-woman bobsled, UM alumna and track and field legend Lauryn Williams advises students to learn the value of team work.
Academic Minute: UM's Neil Johnson
Dr. Neil Johnson, professor of physics at the University of Miami, studied the patterns of children's cries and used that information to make some interesting conclusions.
Statement from President Shalala on Passing of UM Student
The University of Miami community mourns the death of Melissa Ribeiro after a short illness.
Immersed in Social Awareness
The Tunnel of Oppression exhibit on campus shows that tolerance is the light at the end of the tunnel.
Health Rights Clinic Makes Impact
Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic students save the life of an undocumented farmworker.
A robot “teacher” is helping elementary school students improve their health and fitness.
A $2.5 Million Naming Gift to UM Hillel Announced
The new Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life will serve more than 2,000 Jewish students on campus.
Crude Oil Impact on Fish Development
A study by UM researchers shows heart abnormalities in fish embryos exposed to crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill.
NAS VP Focuses on Science
Washington University Dean Barbara Schaal talks to UM scientists as part of the SEEDS Lecture Series.
UM Student Government President Bhumi Patel delivers the State of the U address, noting a year of “opportunity and growth.”
Excessive Deer Impacts Native Plants
Researchers conclude that excess deer facilitates the population explosion of exotic plants and stunts native plant growth.
Anything But Ordinary
UM Alternative Breaks provided students an opportunity to visit new areas, get involved with social and environmental projects and find new passions.
Generous Donation from Alumna Hilarie Bass Announced
Gift to the UM School of Law will support school’s Legacy of Legal Education.
Hanging Ten at Surf Camp
Children with autism will be attending the seventh annual surf camp sponsored by CARD and the City of Miami Beach Parks & Recreation.
UM's Whitely Takes Reins as NASPA Board Chair
Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia A. Whitely is the first UM administrator to chair NASPA’s board of directors.
A Shout-Out for Kindness
Fans broadcast live compliments to friends and family at the inaugural University of Miami Day of Kindness.
UM students are participating in this year’s Clinton Global Initiative University, which seeks solutions to pressing global issues.
Women Who Moved Miami
Participating in a discussion on social activism, four women, including University of Miami Trustee Thelma Gibson, described some of the efforts they led to effect change in Miami.
Watching How the Brain Works
University of Miami researchers develop a method to visualize protein interactions in a living organism’s brain.
Catherine Poole, first woman to lead UM radiology department, passes away
Catherine Poole, first woman to lead UM radiology department, passes away
Miller School of Medicine Vaults into Top 50
The Miller School of Medicine rises to No. 46 in the U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Study involving UM scientists provides new information about the sea turtle 'lost years.'
Recounting the Iron Progress of Women
Former NOW president Patricia Ireland speaks at UM Women’s Commission Breakfast
Spring Break Not Just a Beach
Some UM spring breakers will hit the road to learn about social issues as part of an alternative spring break program.
We Bleed Orange and Green
The second annual Orange Festival to promote UM spirit and traditions takes place Friday.
Operation Pedro Pan: No Fantasy of Flight
Children whisked away from Cuba in the early 1960s recount their struggle and survival to UM students at “A Week of Cuban Culture” event.
Spotlight on Community
GW Carver Middle School students are involved in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Competition, one of 15 national finalists.
Javi Salas tosses a perfect game as Miami shuts out Villanova 17-0.
An Enchanting Evening of Music and Memories
The UM Theatre Arts Program celebrates its 75th anniversary with a gala concert honoring alum Jerry Herman.
An Unbreakable Bond to Debut at Miami International Film Festival
Film by Emilio Estefan chronicles efforts of Nick and Marc Buoniconti.
Former Saks CEO Stephen Sadove Talks Retail
The retail executive also doled out advice to School of Communication students during a Q&A session at Shoma Hall.
Paws for Pride Awareness Week
Pooches kicked off Pride Awareness Week, which continues with daily events through Friday.
Universal Music U @ Frost
Frost School of Music partners with Universal Music Classics on an innovative research initiative.
Journalists Discuss Venezuelan Crisis with Students
The panel discussion provided insights into the rapidly changing situation in Venezuela.
Super Bowl Cheerios Ad Created by UM Grads
The ad is a sequel to the Cheerios ad that created a viral buzz due to its featuring an interracial family.
O Rings Back at the Rat
Onion rings have returned to UM's Rathskeller, thanks in large part to Coral Gables City Manager Pat Salerno.
Following the Lava Flow
UM researchers find a large magma chamber under the world’s most active volcano.
UM Celebrates Black Awareness Month
Activities will range from lectures and discussions to a scholarship pageant and gospel concert.
’Canes Care for ’Canes Resource Fair reaches out to students with information on services created just for them.
UM Debate Team Hosts Bilingual Tournament
Student debaters from around the Western Hemisphere gathered in Miami to compete in the first-ever Pan American University Debating Championship.
The Frost School of Music community celebrates with several wins at the 2014 Grammy Awards ceremony.
New High-Tech Digs
Videoconferencing, live lecture capture, and a technology lab are just some of the features of the career resource center unveiled during a block party celebration.
Lauryn Williams Named to U.S. Olympic Team
Former UM track star is one of six women named to bobsled team.
Benefiting UM’s Lowe Art Museum, Beaux Arts Festival of Art Draws Thousands
Under clear skies and with temperatures in the 60s, the festival featured more than 230 fine art juried exhibitors showcasing works in 10 media, from oil and acrylics to ceramics, photography, sculpture, and watercolor.
Celebrating the Life of MLK
With several UM student organizations leading the way, the UM community will observe MLK Day with a weeklong series of events.
Connecting Black Histories
Time chasers preserve and share the history of South Florida’s Black communities.
Curious by Nature
UM marine researcher studies the curious and mysterious tiger shark, which resides at the top of the food chain.
Clinton Visit February 26
The University of Miami welcomes Hillary Rodham Clinton, former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator from New York.
Ambassadors Tour UM Life Science and Technology Park
Diplomats explore economic and trade opportunities in Miami.
Academic Minute: Prof. Fernandes Studies Impact of Political Ads
Dr. Juliana Fernandes of the University of Miami earned the award in the Listener Choice category for her description of the downside of negative political ads.
Academic Minute: Prof. Beron-Vera Discusses Black Holes of Sea
Dr. Francisco Beron-Vera discusses vortices that transport bodies of water around the globe.
UM students marked the four-year anniversary of the Haiti earthquake with a vigil, while some students spent winter break on the island nation.
Taming Wandering Minds
A study by UM researchers shows a form of mental training called mindfulness training can improve focus and learning.
Cuban Heritage Collection Acquires Brothers to the Rescue Archives
A search-and-rescue organization that saved thousands of Cuban rafters adrift in the Florida Straits has donated its extensive archives to the University of Miami’s Cuban Heritage Collection.
Major Jewish Resource
The 2013 American Jewish Year Book, co-edited by UM’s Ira Sheskin, makes its debut.
The UM Special Olympics Club’s Unified Basketball Team competes with plenty of skill and fun.
The Power of Packaging
UM and Cal. Institute of Technology researchers show how the brain makes everyday food choices.
UM professor delivers a keynote address during the Google for Media Summit in Miami.
A UM researcher and experts from across the globe form the Global Invertebrate Genomic Alliance to network and share information.
Benefiting Haiyan Survivors
UM and Louisville fans participate in volunteer event before Russell Athletic Bowl to benefit those impacted by typhoon in the Philippines.
Hovering Over Environmental Research
The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science adds a high-tech helicopter to its fleet of research vessels.
Ahead of the Curve
A new certification course prepares nursing students to educate new mothers about the benefits of breastfeeding.
UM architecture students design Miami’s fantasy soccer stadium and learn about reality.
New Music Trivia Game Benefits UM’s Ocean Research and Education
UM marine biologists have partnered with a mobile game development company to launch a music trivia game for mobile devices.
Living with Climate Change
UM architecture students are researching how to modify residences to incorporate sustainability and deal with climate change.
Researchers Uncover 48 New Genetic Variants Associated with Multiple Sclerosis
Study brings to 110 known risk factors and provides important insight into disease mechanism
Iconic Sports Figures Gather to Help Raise Funds for Spinal Cord Injury Research
28th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner benefits The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis
Gary Keller Receives 2013 Phillip Frost Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship
Jazz saxophone faculty member Gary Keller was awarded the 2013 Phillip Frost Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship at a Frost School of Music faculty meeting on August 20, 2013.
Miller School Team Supports Diana Nyad’s Marathon Swim
Two UM physicians accompany Nyad aboard her escort boat during the 111-mile swim.
Lancet Study Outlines First Risk Calculator for Pediatric Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Researchers analyzed cases of more than 1,000 children from 98 centers in the U.S. and Canada enrolled in the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry.
Songs and sounds that can help amputees walk better, safer, stronger? Frost School of Music researchers are blending music, engineering, and medical disciplines to make sure there’s an app for that.
Mining Data for the Community’s Good
Co-sponsored by UM, Hack for Change: Miami was part of the National Day of Civic Hacking.
School of Architecture Dean Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk to Step Down
Plater-Zyberk helped establish a philosophy centered on design as a means to address community issues.
A Design-Build Upgrade
Gifts will enhance workspace for School of Architecture students.
Dean Patricia White Ranked by ‘National Jurist’ as Influential in Education
Law Dean is the most influential woman in legal education in the U.S., according to journal.
Architecture’s Design Build Studio Creates Eco-Tent
Sustainable tent built by Architecture students now stands at Everglades National Park.
Dean Plater-Zyberk Helps Select Winners of Competition on Redesign of Haitian Cathedral
Puerto Rican architect Segundo Cardona and a team from his firm are winners of a competition in which entrants submitted drawings for the design and rebuilding…
A Vision for a New Cathedral in Port-au-Prince
Exhibition at School of Architecture features top designs for rebuilding the Notre Dame de l’Assomption Cathedral.
LawWithoutWalls Law Ed Program Announces Six New Schools
LawWithoutWalls expanded to include students and faculty members from a total of 17 schools.
CLAS, School of Architecture Partner to Explore Informal Cities in Upcoming Symposium
Informal cities, also sometimes known as slums, informal settlements, shantytowns, are “off-the-map” urban communities: undocumented, illegal,…
Architect’s Lecture to Delve Into the Rich Architectural Heritage of the South
Architecture alumnus and partner with the Atlanta-based architectural firm Historical Concepts to lecture.
Creating Eco-Friendly Digs for the Everglades
Architecture students are creating a prototype for eco-friendly digs at Everglades National Park.
Etiony Aldarondo Receives Prestigious Beckman Award
School of Education professor wins award for inspiring students to help solve pressing social problems.
Achieving Diversity in Engineering
Gift Funds Scholarships for African-American Engineering Students.
Researcher Develops New Way to Assess Risk for Chemicals
Engineering professor develops novel approach to analyzing health hazards.
Researcher Develops New Way to Assess Risk for Chemicals
Scientists from UM develop methods to measure how well schools implement teaching programs for autistic children
Engineering Professor’s Bright Idea
Researcher helps develop smaller, longer-lasting LED light.
UM honors award-winning author, holds ceremonial groundbreaking for Net-Zero water project.
School of Education Revolutionizes Ways to Teach English Language Learners
Research shows students who participate in hands-on inquiry science instruction achieve higher scores on FCAT.
UM School Of Nursing And Health Studies Launches New Doctorate In Nursing Program
The University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies announces a new Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) program to begin in January 2009.
University of Miami El Centro Announces First Class of Summer Scholars
El Centro, at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, is proud to announce its first class of Summer Scholars.
University Of Miami Graduates Class Of 2008
More than 3,300 students will graduate at the University of Miami during six ceremonies being held May 8 – 10 and on May 18 at the BankUnited Center.
University Of Miami Graduates Class Of 2008
More than 3,300 students will graduate at the University of Miami during six ceremonies being held May 8 – 10 and on May 18 at the BankUnited Center.