The UM chapter of this international program has worked on several community-driven development projects, including a solar panel initiative for a rural community in Peru and the creation of a drainage system and improved hygiene education for the village of Las Mercedes in Ecuador.
College of Engineering
Solo-Gabriele, Helena M
The IAC is one of 26 centers supported by the U.S. Department of Energy at universities across the country. It provides no cost energy, waste and productivity assessments to small and medium-sized manufacturers.
College of Engineering
Dr. Shihab Asfour
Worldwide access of digital resources including archives of South Florida culture and history and Cuban culture and history.
Nestled within the University’s lush tropical campus is a treasure trove of outdoor sculptures. Thanks to the generosity of donors, the University of Miami has been acquiring these outdoor works of art for more than a decade. The University currently has more than thirty sculptures varying in style, size and medium. One of the permanent collections of the Lowe Art Museum, the Public Sculpture Program features pieces by respected local, regional and international artists.
Lowe Art Museum
The University has more than 200 acres to enjoy. Jog, walk, or stroll the campus along the 2.59 mile Ibis Walking Trail which weaves along a paved path throughout the campus. The Gifford Arboretum, with plants and trees native to the tropics and South Florida, is located on the northwest corner of the campus. A butterfly garden, located behind Eaton Residential College, is a perfect spot to enjoy the beauty of the University. Lake Osceola, with its calm waters and picturesque views, is the natural centerpiece of the campus. Or you can meander through the labyrinth, a centuries-old meditative path located near the Florida Keys Arboretum.
The Butler Center offers resources on volunteerism for students, student organizations, faculty, staff and members of the Miami community. Service days, donation drives, long-term partnerships and many other initiatives are supported by the office to promote service in the community. Also, through their many programs such as Women’s Leadership Symposium, Leadership Summit and IMPACT Leadership Retreat the Butler Center encourages the development of leadership skills in UM students.
This contest, which is open to the public,receives more than 800 entries from amateur photographers across the world. A free traveling exhibit of winning images visits many South Florida schools and summer camp programs and is used to educate communities about underwater ecosystems.
The mission of R.J. Dunlap Marine Conservation Program is to advance STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) literacy and marine conservation by conducting cutting edge scientific research and involving graduate, undergraduate and high school students through hands-on field and virtual learning experiences. RJD research and STEM activities will expose students and teachers from across the globe to the importance of the ocean and terrestrial environments in their daily lives. They will be made aware of the threats facing our oceans and coasts and to the solutions for conservation. Education opportunities will be made especially for those in land-locked communities as well as those from underserved populations.
The Rosenstiel School offers free educational programs throughout South Florida including tours of laboratories and research vessel, scientific presentations in classrooms and assemblies, participating in career day programs and educational booths at fairs. Community partnership programs include Fairchild Tropical Garden’s Environmental Immersion Day, Miami Science Museum’s IMPACT/Upward Bound Program, and the National Ocean Sciences Bowl.
A monthly lecture series featuring distinguished scientists and explorers. All lectures are open to the public and are held from January through May at the Rosenstiel School on Virginia Key.
Oversees various projects and programs in the areas of business, bioethics, environmental, genetic and geriatric ethics. The Business Ethics Speaker Series is designed to highlight issues of business ethics and corporate social responsibility, and is open to the community.
Middle and High School curriculum that teaches the importance of water as a sustainable resource worldwide.
School of Communication
1H2O is an international network of journalists and media makers whose purpose is to generate the most compelling journalism relating to water and human life, focusing on the challenges facing the planet with regard to the availability of safe potable water.
School of Communication