1. UM to Host Clinton Global Initiative University

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      The eighth annual CGI U event will take place in March 2015

    2. Interactive Media’s ‘Zoo Rush’ Wins Good Gaming Award for Raising Sickle Cell Awareness

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      Student game developers win award for raising awareness to sickle cell disease.

    3. A Virtual Learning Achievement

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      Students from countries as far away as Colombia, Spain, and Sweden accepted newly minted degrees at the University of Miami Global Academy’s fourth high…

    4. Health Rights Clinic Win

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      UM School of Law’s clinic has a unit of veterans helping veterans with free legal advice for urgent legal needs.

    5. House Designed by UM Architecture Students Would ‘Answer Prayers’

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      Designed by UM School of Architecture students, a new two-story group home for residents with severe cases of cerebral palsy would be a significant upgrade…

    6. Investigating Pre-Columbian Artifacts

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      UM Anthropology Students help Frost Museum of Science catalog and date items from South and Central America.

    7. First Class

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      UM’s first Bachelor of Science in Public Health graduating class learned how to help a community heal.

    8. Unraveling the Secrets of Speciation

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      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…

    9. New Study Reveals Vulnerability of Sharks as Collateral Damage in Commercial Fishing

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      UM Rosenstiel School and Abess Center-led study provides new information for shark conservation efforts

    10. Rocket Research Confirms X-Ray Glow Emanates from Galactic Hot Bubble

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      A University of Miami scientist led a NASA rocket mission to measure the diffuse X-ray background in space, revealing a “local hot bubble” and settling…

    11. Dusty Beginnings

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      UM Rosenstiel scientists studied how fertilization of region could trigger carbonate formation

    12. Cultural Migration Visualized

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      A UM physicist is part of a multidisciplinary team that explored cultural migration through big data visualization. UM News

    13. Students Urged to Find Their ‘Unique Value Contribution’

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      At UM’s New Student Convocation, award-winning journalist Thomas Friedman gave freshmen a look at the world they now live in.

    14. Let the Adventure Begin

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      More than 1,800 freshmen moved into residential colleges at UM this week.

    15. RoboCanes Perform on the Pitch

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      The RoboCanes soccer team takes second place in the 2014 World RoboCup Tournament in Brazil.

    16. Music to Medical Ears

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      Medical and nursing students learn a lot about teamwork from a string quartet.

    17. Drawing Inspiration

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      A new art collection at the Toppel Career Center offers opportunities for reflection, motivation and creativity.

    18. Showcasing Student Works

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      The annual Master of Fine Arts Candidates Exhibition 2014 is on display at the Lowe Art Museum through June 1.

    19. Cyclists ‘Gear’ Up to Fight Cancer

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      Held over two days, the fourth DCC covered three counties and featured rides of different lengths. It concluded on Sunday, as hundreds of cyclists, cheered…

    20. A River’s Impact on Gulf Oil Spill

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      A study led by UM scientists examined the influence of the Mississippi River on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

    21. Spinning for a Cause

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      More than 100 University of Miami students and employees participated in the Dolphins Cycling Challenge Spin-a-Thon, an event geared to raise funds for…

    22. Instrumental Outreach

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      Frost MusicReach programs are making a pivotal impression on underserved and disadvantaged youth by enriching their lives with music.

    23. Rising Sea Levels Threaten Everglades Freshwater Plants

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      University of Miami researchers use satellite images to confirm the long-term impact of saltwater intrusion in the Everglades.

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    24. Robots Take Over

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      University of Miami researchers discover the sudden rise of a global ecology of interacting robots that trade on the global markets at speeds too fast…

    25. UM Helps Mine Data for the Community’s Good

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      Co-sponsored by UM, Hack for Change: Miami was part of the National Day of Civic Hacking.

    26. A New Take on Jaws

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      New research shows that great white sharks, long known as efficient hunters, also scavenge.

    27. Mathematics of Life

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      A three-day workshop held by the College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Mathematics examined the role of dispersal in life and health sciences.

    28. Different Digs

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      A sustainable eco-tent designed and built by UM School of Architecture students now stands at Everglades National Park.

    29. Staying off the Bubble

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      School of Business Administration study shows how to limit future real estate and stock market bubbles.

    30. Nonverbal Cues

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      A University of Miami study has found that nonverbal communication skills in babies can help predict autism.

    31. Kindergarten Readiness

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      University of Miami researchers identify specific attributes among young children that affect school performance.

    32. A United Effort

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    33. Hurricanes Lend a Helping Hand

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    34. For a Higher Cause

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      JW Marriott Marquis Miami and Miami Children’s Initiative Partner to host “Over the Edge” fundraising event–Participating philanthropists to rappel…

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    35. Aid to Overtown

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      Miller School Students Help Overtown Get Back to School

    36. Mission to Guatemala

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      Members of international outreach group work on service projects.

    37. Benefits of Exercise

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      Staying physically active improves quality of life for women undergoing breast cancer treatment.

    38. Cooking with Chemistry

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      Students Take to the Lab to Discover the Science Behind Great Food

    39. Hispanicness versus Americanness

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      A study from the School of Communication wins “Best Paper Award” at the annual conference of the American Academy of Advertising

    40. Autism’s Impact

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      A new study shows developmental delays in younger siblings of children with autism.

    41. Something in the Sand

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      Scientists create reference guide for potentially harmful germs in beach sand.

    42. Widespread Adaptability

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      Coral Reefs may be able to adapt to climate change with help from algae.

    43. Venice Still Sinking

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      UM researchers have collaborated on a study that confirms Venice is still sinking.

    44. Subliminal Selling

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      Study finds that Facebook and Twitter icons influence purchasing decision.

    45. Ecotourism and Sharks

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      Scientists use satellite technology to evaluate the effects of ecotourism on tiger sharks.

    46. Birds of a Feather

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      The first recipient of the Aresty Chair in Tropical Ecology studies tropical birds for clues to biodiversity concerns.

    47. Haitian Media Report

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      Report examines use of Haitian media in Miami before and after 2010 earthquake.

    48. A New Way to Fight Cancer

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      While most cancer cells are identified and eliminated by the immune system, a few may escape this surveillance and spawn tumors and metastases. In the…

    49. Coffee with a Cause

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      On Fridays the staff of the Coffee Beanery, one of the newest additions to the food and beverage outposts on the Miller School campus, don their khakis…

    50. Aid to Art

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      Art of all kinds was on display and up for sale during the annual Beaux Arts Festival, held January 7-8 on the grounds of the Lowe Art Museum. More than…

    51. Nurturing Hope for Haiti

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      Two years after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti—killing more than 300,000 people and displacing 1.5 million—signs of progress can be found…

    52. Targeting Deadly Disparities

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      From the islands of the Bahamas to inner-city Miami, UHealth physicians and Miller School scientists are pursuing the genetic factors behind aggressive…

    53. DOCS Help Little Haiti

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      Hundreds of people, many who lined up as early as 5 a.m., turned out for the Miller School’s 17th annual Little Haiti Health Fair organized by the

    54. Cycling for a Cause

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      The second annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge fulfilled its mission of doubling the first year’s fundraising goal. At Sunday’s Dolphins game, the Miami…

    55. Ocean Kids

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      About 200 students from elementary schools in high-needs districts throughout Miami-Dade County learned about shark conservation, overfishing, and other…

    56. Opera 2.0

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      With new technology and new subject matter but all the familiar drama, a 500-year-old art form is making its grand leap into the 21st century.

    57. A New Age for Nursing

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      UM nurses and health care experts are at the heart of a national debate about how to help improve health care in this country.

    58. Heartfelt Walk

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      More than 10,000 participants gathered for the annual Miami-Dade Heart Walk, uniting to inspire change, create hope, and celebrate success on World Stroke…

    59. Civic-Minded Initiative

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      New UM Initiative Uses Academic Resources to Solve Real-World Problems

    60. Helping Us Go Green

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      University of Miami Industrial Assessment Center receives funding from the US Department of Energy to train and place students in energy-related careers.

    61. Of Machines and Men

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      Working to narrow the intelligence gap between men and machines, researchers are gaining a new perspective on the species after which they’re modeling…

    62. Deep Science

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      UM is the lead institution on a major multicenter research study that seeks to amplify understanding of the BP oil spill.

    63. Promoting Student Safety

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      On October 5 the WalkSafe program at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine promoted student safety…

    64. Impact and Inspiration

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      Students and other members of the UM community take part in the annual National Gandhi Day of Service.

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    65. A New Era Begins

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      UM ushers in a new era with dedication of its Life Science & Technology Park.

    66. Biotech Park Resource Fair

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      Clutching a collection of brochures filled with information on employment opportunities, Chandra Holland walked out of Saturday’s Overtown Community…

    67. Hands-on Experience

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      Students in Associate Professor Michelle Maldonado's Guatemala: Its Land, Culture, and Religion course spent a week in San Lucas Toliman, working on community…

    68. Shark Encounter

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      The Center for Latin American Studies has worked closely with the Miami Science Museum and UM’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science to…

    69. Journeys of Discovery

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      From ocean dynamics in Australia to indigenous music in Uruguay, a record number of UM Fulbright Scholars embark on research endeavors around the globe.

    70. Excavating Jurash

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      UM archaeologist David Graf’s exploration of Jurash establishes the site as an important stop along the ancient pre-Islamic caravan trade route.

    71. Agents of Change

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      A new master’s program at the School of Education prepares students for leadership roles in the not-for-profit…

    72. Count On Us

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      HOPE Public Interest Resource Center volunteers assist low-income residents prepare taxes for free.

    73. Healthy Living

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      Business School undergraduates bring lessons to Miami’s inner-city youths during Hyperion Service Day.

    74. Judgment Day

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      More than 70 University of Miami faculty, staff, and students served as judges at the Miami-Dade Science and Engineering Expo last month at the Miami Dade…

    75. Citizen Journalism

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      Cesarin L. Febles is an eighth-grade teacher in Santa Cruz del Seibo in the Dominican Republic, a town 130 miles east of the capital.

    76. Collegetown Discussion

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      Using the knowledge and acumen she often employed as the nation’s longest-serving secretary of health and human services, UM President Donna E. Shalala…

    77. Pursuing Insights

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      Able to perform trillions of calculations in a single second, UM’s newest supercomputer is a portal to new research frontiers.

    78. Archipelago to Remember

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      UGalapagos provides students with an unforgettable learning experience in one of the most unique places on Earth.

    79. Rebuilding Haiti

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      Rising from the rubble like harbingers of hope, projects and plans intended to aid in Haiti’s reconstruction have brought tangible signs of a quake-ravaged…

    80. Honoring Civil Rights

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      Stripped of its familiar University of Miami signage, the old Hurry ’Cane Shuttle had been parked for hours in the middle of the patio area known as…

    81. Props for Pop

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      Pop Culture in Education, a new course in the School of Education’s Department of…

    82. Island Explorations

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      Nikita Shiel-Rolle, A.B. ’10, may well have seawater running through her veins. The 23-year-old Irish-Bahamian is never far from her beloved ocean—whether…

    83. La Vida International

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      Born to Russian-Panamanian parents, Kristina Rosales, A.B. ’10, had lived in Eastern Europe, Central America, and Washington, D.C., by age 14. “I love…

    84. Eclectic Achievements

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      Orlando native Michael Kaplan was originally drawn to UM by the diverse learning opportunities offered through the University’s prestigious Foote Fellows…

    85. A Fine-Tuned Plan

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      UM student and Singer Scholarship recipient Katie Silliman pursues music and marine science.

    86. Interdisciplinary Advocate

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      Although he’s just entered medical school, Kartik Telukuntla has already racked up an impressive record of public service.

    87. A Champion for Children

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      The Children’s Trust of Miami-Dade County recognized the University of Miami’s Linda Ray Intervention Center with the Excellence in School Readiness…

    88. Sustaining Life and Property

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      Hurricanes are the costliest natural disasters that strike the United States—and as more and more Americans gravitate toward the coasts, their negative…

    89. Campus ‘Canstruction’

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      Teams of students and employees from the School of Architecture and other colleges competed in the Center…

    90. A Day of Service

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      More than 750 University of Miami students gave back to the local community on October 2.

    91. Music for Young Minds

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      Incorporating music into everyday learning activities, the Infant and Toddler Music Curriculum Project created by a Frost School faculty member is helping…

    92. Extreme Ecosystem

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      The University of Miami led a multidisciplinary expedition of scientists and experts to bring the secrets of a little-known underwater world to light.

    93. Answering the Call to Serve

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      More than 250 University of Miami students traveled to different sites around Miami-Dade County recently to participate in Orientation Outreach.

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    94. Spreading Hope

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      From a small patch of weed-covered land at a historic Virginia Key beach to a dining hall where the homeless gather daily for hot meals, University of…

    95. ‘Mobile’-izing Clinic Support

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      UM's Pediatric Mobile Clinic provides primary health care services free of charge to children who urgently need and have limited or no access to health…

    96. Building Better Medical Care

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      his summer School of Architecture faculty members Jan Hochstim, Adam Krantz, and Ari Millas accompanied eight of…

    97. Exploring Local Architecture

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      Filled with curious high school students representing the next generation of architects, the bus rumbled along Aragon Avenue in Coral Gables one recent…

    98. Football Fights Malaria

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      The University of Miami women’s soccer team will partner with the Malaika for Life charity to raise funds to battle malaria in Africa.

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    99. Looking Back in Time

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      Seeking insights about the origins and future of the universe, a UM physicist is studying Big Bang baby pictures—remnants of light from the dawn of creation.

    100. Opening a Door to Hope

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      Wexford Science+Technology, a real estate investment and development company, and the Urban Research Park recently presented Camillus House with a $100,000…