1. U.S. General Talks Security in Latin America

    April 17, 2014 – UM’s Center for Hemispheric Policy’s symposium features a talk by Gen. John F. Kelly, commander of the U.S. Southern Command.

  2. Engineering Dedicates Cybersecurity Lab

    April 15, 2014 – The Fortinet CyberSecurity Laboratory will focus on research and education in the realm of cybersecurity.

  3. Putting Themselves in Her Shoes

    April 11, 2014 – About 70 male faculty, staff, and students donned red heels Thursday during UM’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, an event organized to help put an end to rape, sexual assault, and gender violence.

  4. President Shalala Honored with Truman Award

    April 11, 2014 – UM President Donna E. Shalala has received the Harry S. Truman Legacy of Leadership Award from the Harry S. Truman Library Institute.

  5. The Doyenne of Digital News

    April 09, 2014 – During a visit to UM, Arianna Huffington talks about the need to unplug and recharge in order to be successful.

  6. UM School of Law Receives M2 Gift

    April 09, 2014 – The law firm White & Case has made a gift to UM School of Law to support the International Arbitration Institute.

  7. From Art Deco Candy to New Apps

    April 04, 2014 – The UM School of Business awards $65,000 in prizes during the annual Business Plan Competition.

  8. Faculty Senate Honors ‘Champions of Excellence’

    April 03, 2014 – With UM President Donna E. Shalala, colleagues, administrators, and family members in attendance, UM honored three of the finest in their professions at the annual Faculty Senate Awards Ceremony.

  9. A Week of Discovery

    March 31, 2014 – International Week on the Gables Campus focuses on different cultures and geographic areas.

  10. Immersed in Social Awareness

    March 27, 2014 – The Tunnel of Oppression exhibit on campus shows that tolerance is the light at the end of the tunnel.

  11. Health Rights Clinic Makes Impact

    March 27, 2014 – Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic students save the life of an undocumented farmworker.

  12. Robot Moves

    March 26, 2014 – A robot “teacher” is helping elementary school students improve their health and fitness.

  13. A $2.5 Million Naming Gift to UM Hillel Announced

    March 25, 2014 – The new Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life will serve more than 2,000 Jewish students on campus.

  14. NAS VP Focuses on Science

    March 21, 2014 – Washington University Dean Barbara Schaal talks to UM scientists as part of the SEEDS Lecture Series.

  15. Transformative Change

    March 21, 2014 – UM Student Government President Bhumi Patel delivers the State of the U address, noting a year of “opportunity and growth.”

  16. Anything But Ordinary

    March 20, 2014 – UM Alternative Breaks provided students an opportunity to visit new areas, get involved with social and environmental projects and find new passions.

  17. Generous Donation from Alumna Hilarie Bass Announced

    March 20, 2014 – Gift to the UM School of Law will support school’s Legacy of Legal Education.

  18. Hanging Ten at Surf Camp

    March 19, 2014 – Children with autism will be attending the seventh annual surf camp sponsored by CARD and the City of Miami Beach Parks & Recreation.


  19. UM’s Whitely Takes Reins as NASPA Board Chair

    March 19, 2014 – Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia A. Whitely is the first UM administrator to chair NASPA’s board of directors.

  20. A Shout-Out for Kindness

    March 18, 2014 – Fans broadcast live compliments to friends and family at the inaugural University of Miami Day of Kindness.

  21. Innovating Solutions

    March 18, 2014 – UM students are participating in this year’s Clinton Global Initiative University, which seeks solutions to pressing global issues.

  22. Women Who Moved Miami

    March 14, 2014 – 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.

  23. Watching How the Brain Works

    March 12, 2014 – University of Miami researchers develop a method to visualize protein interactions in a living organism’s brain.

  24. Catherine Poole, first woman to lead UM radiology department, passes away

    March 12, 2014 – Catherine Poole, first woman to lead UM radiology department, passes away


  25. Miller School of Medicine Vaults into Top 50

    March 11, 2014 – The Miller School of Medicine rises to No. 46 in the U.S. News & World Report rankings.

  26. Spring Break Not Just a Beach

    March 06, 2014 – Some UM spring breakers will hit the road to learn about social issues as part of an alternative spring break program.

  27. Recounting the Iron Progress of Women

    March 06, 2014 – Former NOW president Patricia Ireland speaks at UM Women’s Commission Breakfast

  28. We Bleed Orange and Green

    March 06, 2014 – The second annual Orange Festival to promote UM spirit and traditions takes place Friday.

  29. Operation Pedro Pan: No Fantasy of Flight

    March 05, 2014 – Children whisked away from Cuba in the early 1960s recount their struggle and survival to UM students at “A Week of Cuban Culture” event.

  30. Spotlight on Community

    March 05, 2014 – GW Carver Middle School students are involved in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Competition, one of 15 national finalists.

  31. An Unbreakable Bond to Debut at Miami International Film Festival

    March 04, 2014 – Film by Emilio Estefan chronicles efforts of Nick and Marc Buoniconti.

  32. Paws for Pride Awareness Week

    March 04, 2014 – Pooches kicked off Pride Awareness Week, which continues with daily events through Friday.

  33. Journalists Discuss Venezuelan Crisis with Students

    March 03, 2014 – The panel discussion provided insights into the rapidly changing situation in Venezuela.

  34. Universal Music U @ Frost

    March 03, 2014 – Frost School of Music partners with Universal Music Classics on an innovative research initiative.

  35. Hillary Rodham Clinton Talks Social Change

    February 26, 2014 – The former U.S. secretary of state urges UM students to join the “participation generation,” and get involved.

  36. Fit for the Outdoors

    February 26, 2014 – Part of the UMove initiative, UM’s new outdoor fitness circuit includes seven resistance machines for every major muscle group.

  37. Fisherman Hooks Fossilized Tooth

    February 26, 2014 – UM researchers determine tooth is from an extinct relative of a great white shark.

  38. UHealth at Coral Gables Announced

    February 25, 2014 – University of Miami Health System brings UHealth to the Coral Gables campus.

  39. UM Hosts Leadership Symposium for First Time

    February 24, 2014 – ACC Leadership Symposium sparks new inspirations, collaborations and realizations of social change among students.

  40. Students thank scholarship donors for helping them pursue their passions

    February 20, 2014 – At the annual Scholarship Donor Recognition Luncheon, UM students gathered in a collective show of thanks to the philanthropists who have helped make their college education a reality.

  41. With Concrete Canoes and Gumdrop Domes, Engineers Show Their Stuff

    February 20, 2014 – Engineering ingenuity is showcased at UM during National Engineers Week.

  42. Sand in Her Shoes

    February 19, 2014 – President Shalala receives Miami’s highest honor.

  43. History professor’s lecture on Satchel Paige makes history–on C-SPAN

    February 14, 2014 – During a C-Span filming of Donald Spivey’s class on Sport in American History: The Black Athlete, the UM Arts and Sciences history professor talked about the impact Negro League baseball players had on the civil rights movement.

  44. A Week of Cuban Culture

    February 14, 2014The University of Miami’s Federacion de Estudiantes Cubanos (FEC) student organization hosts a weeklong series of cultural events for the community.

  45. Toppel Career Center’s Christian Garcia Appointed to NACE Board of Directors

    February 13, 2014 – Garcia’s appointment comes as the career center he leads celebrates the opening of a new home.

  46. The Benefits of Obnoxious

    February 12, 2014 – Author and writer Malcolm Gladwell talks about his new book and spins tales about powerful people.

  47. Online Master Programs

    February 12, 2014 – The Frost School of Music is offering two master's programs online this spring, and will be adding another program later.

  48. The Truth Marches On in Libraries’ Black History Month Exhibition

    February 12, 2014 – The Truth Marches On, an exhibition at the University of Miami Libraries marking Black History Month, is on display through March.

  49. New Study Examines the Stresses of Catch-and-Release Fishing on Sharks

    February 11, 2014 – Research led by UM scientists examines how coastal sharks deal with the stress from catch-and-release fishing.

  50. Raising the Bar

    February 07, 2014 – The University officially dedicated its new state-of-the-art Patricia and Harold Toppel Career Center last week, setting a new standard for helping students prepare for employment.

  51. UM Announces More Than $12.5 Million in Giving from Swanee and Paul DiMare to Momentum2 Campaign

    February 07, 2014 – Couple's giving benefits schools of medicine, music, and education as well as athletics.

  52. Black Awareness Month Gets Underway at UM

    February 05, 2014 – Opening ceremonies featured spoken word performances that empowered African-American youth.

  53. Ringing in the Year of the Horse

    February 04, 2014 – UM’s third Lunar New Year Celebration featured musical and dance performances, Kung Fu and Tai Chi demonstrations, food, and face painting.

  54. Super Bowl Cheerios Ad Created by UM Grads

    January 31, 2014 – The ad is a sequel to the Cheerios ad that created a viral buzz due to its featuring an interracial family.

  55. O Rings Back at the Rat

    January 31, 2014 – Onion rings have returned to UM's Rathskeller, thanks in large part to Coral Gables City Manager Pat Salerno.

  56. UM Celebrates Black Awareness Month

    January 30, 2014 – Activities will range from lectures and discussions to a scholarship pageant and gospel concert.

  57. UM Debate Team Hosts Bilingual Tournament

    January 29, 2014 – Student debaters from around the Western Hemisphere gathered in Miami to compete in the first-ever Pan American University Debating Championship.

  58. Resourceful Endeavor

    January 29, 2014 – ’Canes Care for ’Canes Resource Fair reaches out to students with information on services created just for them.

  59. Benefiting UM’s Lowe Art Museum, Beaux Arts Festival of Art Draws Thousands

    January 19, 2014 – 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.

  60. Celebrating the Life of MLK

    January 17, 2014 – With several UM student organizations leading the way, the UM community will observe MLK Day with a weeklong series of events.

  61. Connecting Black Histories

    January 17, 2014 – Time chasers preserve and share the history of South Florida’s Black communities.

  62. Clinton Visit February 26

    January 16, 2014 – The University of Miami welcomes Hillary Rodham Clinton, former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator from New York.

  63. Ambassadors Tour UM Life Science & Technology Park

    January 15, 2014 – The group of 34 diplomats explored economic and trade opportunities in Miami as part of a U.S. State Department program.

  64. Remembering Haiti

    January 14, 2014 – UM students marked the four-year anniversary of the Haiti earthquake with a vigil, while some students spent winter break on the island nation.

  65. Taming Wandering Minds

    January 14, 2014 – A study by UM researchers shows a form of mental training called mindfulness training can improve focus and learning.

  66. Joining Forces

    January 11, 2014 – The UM Special Olympics Club’s Unified Basketball Team competes with plenty of skill and fun.

  67. Cuban Heritage Collection Acquires Brothers to the Rescue Archives

    January 10, 2014 – 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.


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  68. Major Jewish Resource

    January 09, 2014 – The 2013 American Jewish Year Book, co-edited by UM’s Ira Sheskin, makes its debut.

  69. Visual Journalism

    January 08, 2014 – UM professor delivers a keynote address during the Google for Media Summit in Miami.

  70. Benefiting Haiyan Survivors

    January 07, 2014 – UM and Louisville fans participate in volunteer event before Russell Athletic Bowl to benefit those impacted by typhoon in the Philippines.

  71. Statement from President Shalala on Academic Boycott Efforts Against Israel

    January 04, 2014 – UM president opposes actions of American Studies Association and Modern Language Association.

  72. Ahead of the Curve

    January 02, 2014 – A new certification course prepares nursing students to educate new mothers about the benefits of breastfeeding.

  73. Football Falls in Russell Athletic Bowl

    December 29, 2013 – Bridgewater threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score to help No. 18 Louisville rout Miami 36-9 on Saturday night.


  74. 2013: The Year in Review

    December 22, 2013 – A few words to describe the past year at UM would include transformative, engaging, inspirational, innovative and community-focused.

  75. Commencement Day

    December 19, 2013 – Watch a webcast repeat of the UM graduation ceremony.

  76. Latin America Focus

    December 16, 2013 – Assistant Secretary of State Roberta S. Jacobson discussed U.S. initiatives in Latin America during her Coral Gables visit.

  77. Formula for Action

    December 13, 2013 – University of Miami physicist and his collaborators discover a mathematical law that explains a variety of human confrontations.

  78. Focus on Health Care

    December 13, 2013 – President Shalala delivers Institute of Medicine’s prestigious Rosenthal Lecture.

  79. Siting Soccer

    December 11, 2013 – UM architecture students design Miami’s fantasy soccer stadium and learn about reality.

  80. SCOPE Study Underway

    December 09, 2013 – UM researchers leading study of how oil and pollutants migrate in offshore Gulf ocean currents.

  81. Hurricanes Going Bowling

    December 08, 2013 – Miami to Face Louisville in Russell Athletic Bowl


  82. Victor E. Clarke, UM Trustee, Philanthropist, had a Passion for Music

    December 06, 2013 – Whenever Victor E. Clarke would meet with University of Miami Frost School of Music Dean Shelton “Shelly” Berg, he would always talk about his fascination…

  83. Stories of Thanks

    December 06, 2013 – University of Miami international students participated in a Thanksgiving Day Matchup Program with UM host families.

  84. Statement from President Shalala on the Passing of Nelson Mandela

    December 05, 2013 – UM president comments on the death of former South African president and champion for equality.

  85. CaneFair Opens

    December 04, 2013 – The 6th Annual CaneFair, featuring UM student art, is now open in the Wynwood Building.

  86. Keeping Fit

    December 04, 2013 – University of Miami ranks among the Top 50 “fittest” colleges in the country; tops in Florida.

  87. Historic Visit to UM

    December 02, 2013 – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón discusses the road to peace on historic UM visit

  88. ’Canes Deliver T-Day Meals to Overtown Church

    November 29, 2013 – Football players serve up turkeys, not touchdowns, at Greater Mercy Missionary Baptist Church.

  89. Handling Holiday Stress

    November 27, 2013 – Take a look at three Mindfulness Tips for surviving the holiday season, even when you’re not having that much fun.

  90. International Day of Thanks

    November 22, 2013 – UM’s international students share cuisine and culture during the annual International Thanksgiving celebration.

  91. UM, City of Coral Gables Tout Fruitful Partnership

    November 20, 2013 – Development Agreement meeting serves as platform for exchange of information.

  92. Miami Kicks Off “Uniendo La Familia” Nov. 23

    November 20, 2013 – DJ Laz and Mafio to perform at kickoff event of 365-day fan appreciation campaign.

  93. On Top of the World

    November 19, 2013 – A Miami Law husband and wife team, and former HOPE Fellows, work for the U.S. Foreign Service in Nepal.

  94. Living with Climate Change

    November 18, 2013 – UM architecture students are researching how to modify residences to incorporate sustainability and deal with climate change.

  95. Dershowitz on Dershowitz

    November 18, 2013 – Celebrated lawyer and Harvard Law School professor tells tales of his life and the law.

  96. A Look Back

    November 14, 2013 – Take a look back at the sights and sounds of Homecoming and Alumni Weekend through our multimedia video, photos and more.

  97. Bullish on Books

    November 13, 2013 – While some big bookstore chains have folded during the Internet Age, Miami’s Books & Books continues to flourish.


  98. Saluting Our Veterans

    November 12, 2013 – UM Veterans Day Ceremony honors the bonds and sacrifices of veterans of all ages.

  99. Lowe Collections Now Online

    November 11, 2013 – The Lowe Art Museum has electronically catalogued nearly half its collection into an online database.

  100. Homecoming Festivities Abound on Campus

    November 09, 2013 – Themed floats, food trucks, fireworks, and activities for children highlighted this year’s Alumni Weekend and Homecoming.