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  1. A Celebration of Involvement

    April 23, 2014 – UM honors students for volunteer efforts and leadership abilities.

  2. UHealth: Leader in Breakthrough Technology

    April 23, 2014 – Becomes the first academic medical center in the world to use the new da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System

  3. Raising Earth Week Awareness

    April 22, 2014 – Dozens of University of Miami students, staff and faculty turned out at Lake Osceola Tuesday afternoon for the annual “Hug the Lake” event to mark…

  4. Estefan Tapped into Iron Arrow

    April 22, 2014 – Gloria Estefan, a Grammy-winning superstar and a UM Board of Trustees member, was tapped into Iron Arrow.

  5. Matches Made in Cyberspace

    April 21, 2014 – UM alumnus Steven Reubenstone has launched Collaborizm, a Web-based platform that matches people interested in collaborating on projects.

  6. Singers Celebrate the Human Voice and the UM Experts Who Take Care of It

    April 21, 2014 – Students celebrate the finest musical instrument ever made during World Voice Day.

  7. Commencement Speakers Announced

    April 21, 2014 – UM welcomes an extraordinary lineup of speakers and honorary degree recipients during May Commencement ceremonies May 8-10.

  8. We Robot and You

    April 16, 2014 – School of Law conference examines the impact of robots on society.

  9. Engineering Dedicates Cybersecurity Lab

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

  10. 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.

  11. New Student Government Takes Office

    April 10, 2014 – Student Government President Alessandria San Roman wants to follow through on her campaign slogan to “Unite The U.”

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. UM’s Week of Well-Being Gets Underway

    April 07, 2014 – UM’s second annual Week of Well-Being got underway Monday with an urban farmer giving advice on the importance of sustainable food systems, while Kathy Murphy, president of Fidelity Personal Investing, spoke on financial planning for women.

  15. UM MBA Students Tour China

    April 01, 2014 – "I learned things that no classroom could teach me," remarked one student after returning from a business visit to Asia's largest economy.

  16. Champion Olympic Sprinter and Bobsledder Lauryn Williams Inspires Scholarship Recipients

    March 28, 2014 – 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.

  17. 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.

  18. Health Rights Clinic Makes Impact

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

  19. 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.

  20. Crude Oil Impact on Fish Development

    March 24, 2014 – A study by UM researchers shows heart abnormalities in fish embryos exposed to crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill.

  21. Recounting the Iron Progress of Women

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

  22. We Bleed Orange and Green

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

  23. 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.

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

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

  25. Former Saks CEO Stephen Sadove Talks Retail

    March 04, 2014 – The retail executive also doled out advice to School of Communication students during a Q&A session at Shoma Hall.

  26. Paws for Pride Awareness Week

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

  27. An Enchanting Evening of Music and Memories

    March 04, 2014 – The UM Theatre Arts Program celebrates its 75th anniversary with a gala concert honoring alum Jerry Herman.

  28. Journalists Discuss Venezuelan Crisis with Students

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

  29. Universal Music U @ Frost

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

  30. 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.

  31. 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.

  32. Fisherman Hooks Fossilized Tooth

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

  33. UHealth at Coral Gables Announced

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

  34. UM Hosts Leadership Symposium for First Time

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

  35. 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.

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

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

  37. Sand in Her Shoes

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

  38. 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.

  39. 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.

  40. The Benefits of Obnoxious

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

  41. 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.

  42. 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.

  43. 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.

  44. Lester Goran, Founder of UM Creative Writing Program, Passes Away

    February 08, 2014

  45. 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.

  46. 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.

  47. Black Awareness Month Gets Underway at UM

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

  48. 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.

  49. The Civil War and the Bible

    February 03, 2014 – Visiting professor lectures about the impact the Bible had on the Civil War.

  50. 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.

  51. UM Celebrates Black Awareness Month

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

  52. Following the Lava Flow

    January 30, 2014 – UM researchers find a large magma chamber under the world’s most active volcano.

  53. 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.

  54. Resourceful Endeavor

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

  55. Grammy Time

    January 28, 2014 – The Frost School of Music community celebrates with several wins at the 2014 Grammy Awards ceremony.

  56. New High-Tech Digs

    January 23, 2014 – 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.

  57. Lauryn Williams Named to U.S. Olympic Team

    January 19, 2014 – Former UM track star is one of six women named to bobsled team.

  58. 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.

  59. 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.

  60. Connecting Black Histories

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

  61. Curious by Nature

    January 16, 2014 – UM marine researcher studies the curious and mysterious tiger shark, which resides at the top of the food chain.

  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. Academic Minute: Prof. Fernandes Studies Impact of Political Ads

    January 14, 2014 – 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.

  65. Academic Minute: Prof. Beron-Vera Discusses Black Holes of Sea

    January 14, 2014 – Dr. Francisco Beron-Vera discusses vortices that transport bodies of water around the globe.

  66. 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.

  67. Joining Forces

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

  68. 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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  69. Visual Journalism

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

  70. Remarkable Animals

    January 08, 2014 – A UM researcher and experts from across the globe form the Global Invertebrate Genomic Alliance to network and share information.

  71. 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.

  72. 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.

  73. Ahead of the Curve

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

  74. Dispatches from Orlando

    December 29, 2013 – Robby Chiste, a senior accounting major, files "dispatches" from the Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando.

  75. 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.

  76. Commencement Day

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

  77. Hurricane Spirit Marches On

    December 18, 2013 – As the Frost Band of the Hour prepares for its performance in the December 28 football bowl game, take a look at photos from this season.

  78. Discovering Health Care Science

    December 18, 2013 – Dennis Barbon wants to use his knowledge to influence both the administrative and design perspectives of hospitals.

  79. Combining Energy and Dedication

    December 18, 2013 – School of Law graduate Kathryn Walker is focusing on mental health law.

  80. 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.

  81. Frost’s Berg, Alums Nominated for Grammys

    December 16, 2013 – UM Frost School of Music Dean Shelly Berg and UM alums receive 2014 Grammy nominations.

  82. Formula for Action

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

  83. Focus on Health Care

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

  84. Siting Soccer

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

  85. From Browsing to Buying

    December 10, 2013 – Consumers sometimes experience "choice overload" when shopping online, research by a UM professor finds.

  86. SCOPE Study Underway

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

  87. Hurricanes Going Bowling

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


  88. Stories of Thanks

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

  89. Voice of Influence

    December 05, 2013 – Actor, activist, and online icon George Takei inspires students to be agents of change.

  90. CaneFair Opens

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

  91. Keeping Fit

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

  92. Building Confidence

    December 03, 2013 – An exchange student studying abroad at UM writes about her experience here.

  93. Historic Visit to UM

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

  94. 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.

  95. Hip-Hop Music Explored

    November 25, 2013 – The School of Law hosts a roundtable discussion on a new book that explores the impact of hip-hop music.

  96. International Day of Thanks

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

  97. C-SPAN Bus Makes Stop

    November 21, 2013 – An interactive, multimedia presentation center on wheels, the bus stopped by campus to showcase resources and technology.

  98. UM, City of Coral Gables Tout Fruitful Partnership

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

  99. 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.

  100. 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.


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