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  1. UM’s Newest ’Canes Urged to “Tackle Big Problems”

    December 18, 2014 – In his fall 2014 commencement address, Chuck Todd, moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press, told graduates to build and grow a better society.

  2. VizUM Picks Up Where Places & Spaces Leaves Off

    December 12, 2014 – New initiative will connect visualization efforts already in place at UM.

  3. Prominent Leaders Convene at UM to Discuss the Future of the Americas

    December 11, 2014 – 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.

  4. Pooches Take the ‘Ruffness’ Out of Finals Week

    December 09, 2014 – 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.

  5. Two Faculty Recognized as 2014’s Top Black Educators

    December 09, 2014 – Legacy Magazine Recognized History Professor Donald Spivey and Associate Professor of English Patricia Saunders

  6. Students Transform Industrial Site Into Hialeah’s Own Midtown Miami

    December 09, 2014 – Keeping the historic train station as a dominant feature, students proposed mixed-use developments with shops, offices, and residential units that would encourage walking.

  7. Business Expands Online Programs

    December 08, 2014 – The School of Business Administration is now offering a new online Master of Professional Accounting program.

  8. Going Bowling

    December 07, 2014 – Football accepts bid to face South Carolina in Independence Bowl.

  9. Former ’Cane Football Player Donates $1.5M to Athletics

    December 05, 2014 – Ken Hunt's gift will endow a full scholarship in perpetuity for the running back position.

  10. Edna C. Shalala Passes Away

    December 02, 2014 – Centenarian was an accomplished lawyer, tennis champion, and mother of UM President Donna E. Shalala.

  11. Amazing Opportunity

    December 01, 2014 – Theatre arts graduate Alanna Saunders will play Tiger Lily in NBC’s Peter Pan Live! on Thursday.

  12. Targeting HIV in Women

    December 01, 2014http://www.miamiherald.com/living/health-fitness/article4207134.html

  13. International Students Celebrate Thanksgiving with Global Flair

    November 25, 2014 – IEP students weave international customs into America’s traditional holiday.

  14. Challenges in Our Changing World

    November 14, 2014 – Admiral James Stavridis, delivering the Cobb Leadership Lecture, said that building bridges is the key to a secure world.

  15. Congressman Ryan Touts Mindfulness

    November 12, 2014 – The Ohio Democrat says that practicing mindfulness can bring success and happiness.

  16. UM Honors a Generation of Veterans During a Tribute to Our Troops

    November 11, 2014 – 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.

  17. Noted Journalist Speaks at UM About the Dangers Foreign Correspondents Face Abroad

    November 06, 2014 – 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.

  18. Homecoming Pageantry and Pride Animate Campus

    October 31, 2014 – With an ‘Animate Your Story’ theme and Hurricanes great Jim Kelly as grand marshal, UM celebrated an unforgettable 2014 Homecoming and Alumni Weekend.

  19. Pride and Spirit Abound as UM Community Celebrates ’Canes Spirit Day

    October 29, 2014 – The 4th Annual ’Canes Spirit Day featured food, giveaways, a dunk tank contest, and, of course, plenty of UM pride.

  20. A $50 Million Gift to Name UM’s New Health Care Facility

    October 23, 2014 – The Lennar Foundation Medical Center will deliver breakthrough health care to South Florida starting in 2016.

  21. Business-Minded Youngsters Visit UM to Learn the Secrets to Entrepreneurial Success

    October 21, 2014 – 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.

  22. Off-field battles forged UM and NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly

    October 17, 2014 – 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.

  23. UM Hillel Breaks Ground on New Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life

    October 16, 2014 – Center made possible by $2.5 million lead gift from two distinguished Miami families.

  24. UM Presidential Search Committee Named

    October 10, 2014 – UM Board of Trustees Chairman Stuart A. Miller appointed members to the Presidential Search Committee.

  25. All Pinked Out: Zeta Tau Alpha Battles Breast Cancer

    October 08, 2014 – From a Survivors Celebration to T-shirt sales benefiting cancer research, Zeta Tau Alpha kicked off Think Pink Week on campus.

  26. UM Dedicates Cutting-Edge Facility for Hurricane and Marine Life Research

    October 03, 2014 – 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.

  27. New Study First to Document the Voices of Fish Larvae

    October 02, 2014 – Researchers suggest that these sounds are key to maintain group cohesion

  28. Sports Legends Dinner Huge Success

    September 30, 2014 – A sold-out crowd celebrated the 29th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner, which benefits research at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.

  29. Stepping Up the Fight against HIV/AIDS

    September 25, 2014 – $1 million grant from state of Florida will support HIV/AIDS research efforts at UM.

  30. Neonatal Touch Therapy Pioneer Honored

    September 19, 2014 – Miller School's Tiffany Field receives Golden Goose Award in Washington

  31. President Shalala to Step Down

    September 08, 2014 – UM President Donna E. Shalala announces she will step down next year.

  32. Young and Old Learn How to Save a Life

    September 08, 2014 – UM hosted CPR Day on September 6, providing free instruction to people on the lifesaving technique.

  33. Data Visualizations ‘Worth a Million Words’ Unveiled at UM

    September 05, 2014 – Places & Spaces: Mapping Science, a traveling exhibition of 100 maps that present data in visually stunning formats, debuts at UM.

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

    August 27, 2014 – 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 a debate.

  35. University of Miami Welcomes Stamps Scholars

    August 27, 2014 – The prestigious Stamps Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation.

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

    August 21, 2014 – At UM’s New Student Convocation, award-winning journalist Thomas Friedman gave freshmen a look at the world they now live in.

  37. Shalala Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

    August 21, 2014 – A host of UM officials, including President Donna E. Shalala, are getting soaked for a cause – all to benefit ALS research.

  38. UM to Host Clinton Global Initiative University

    August 19, 2014 – The eighth annual CGI U event will take place in March 2015.

  39. Study Analyzed Conservation Status of Trophy Fish

    August 15, 2014 – Scientists find that species threatened with extinction are targeted for trophy fishing records

  40. University Names New VP of Enrollment Management

    August 14, 2014 – John Haller has held leadership posts at St. Joseph's, Vanderbilt, and Drexel.

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

    August 11, 2014 – Student game developers win award for raising awareness to sickle cell disease.

  42. Settlement Reached Regarding Univ. of Maryland’s Departure from ACC

    August 08, 2014http://www.theacc.com/#!/news-detail/agreement_08-08-14_lryjmo

  43. Yoga Wednesdays

    August 07, 2014 – The RSMAS campus provides a picturesque setting for the Well 'Canes Yoga Wednesdays. View the slideshow.

  44. Places & Spaces Will Change How People See the World

    August 04, 2014 – Exhibition of Artistic Visualizations Presents Big Data in Exciting New Ways

  45. Vaulting Into History

    August 04, 2014 – UM's Alysha Newman wins bronze medal in pole vault at Commonwealth Games.

  46. Dusty Beginnings

    July 28, 2014 – UM study shows that Saharan dust played a major role in forming the Bahamas.

  47. First Class

    July 25, 2014 – UM’s first Bachelor of Science in Public Health graduating class learned how to help a community heal.

  48. Commercial Fishing’s Impact on Sharks

    July 23, 2014 – New UM study measures the survival rates of 12 shark species.

  49. School of Architecture Helps Allapattah Get Its ‘Beautiful Little Corner’

    July 18, 2014 – A mural commissioned by the School of Architecture and the Dominican American National Foundation transforms a bustling city corner of Miami.

  50. UQuit Helps Diverse Smokers Kick the Habit

    July 11, 2014 – More than half of study subjects stopped smoking by end of four-week program.

  51. Frost School Enters the Online Frontier

    July 11, 2014 – With the launch of two online master’s degree programs this fall, and a third in 2015, Frost will be the first school at the University of Miami to offer the accessibility and flexibility of the virtual classroom.

  52. New Insights into Deeper Reefs

    July 09, 2014 – Study compares bioerosion on deeper reef systems to better understand structural sustainability.

  53. Leadership Statements on Sexual Battery

    July 08, 2014 – University President Donna E. Shalala and Director of Athletics Blake James respond to allegations.

  54. Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen Inspires Ninth Graders to ‘Find Their Passion’

    July 08, 2014 – In a visit to the University of Miami campus as part of a college-bound enrichment program for ninth graders, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen told the youngsters to “never stop learning.”

  55. ID Card for People with Autism Builds Understanding

    July 07, 2014 – Created by UM-NSU CARD, the new tool helps people with autism interact with police, EMTs, and others.

  56. Teaching Writing Diversifies

    June 18, 2014 – Technology and team-teaching are among methods used now to benefit students.

  57. Unraveling the Secrets of Speciation

    June 13, 2014 – 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.

  58. Miami Law’s Moot Court Ranks in Top 10

    June 11, 2014 – The Moot Court Board posted one of its best finishes in recent memory.

  59. A Virtual Learning Achievement

    June 06, 2014 – 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 school graduation.

  60. ‘Vocal Fry’ and the Workplace

    May 29, 2014 – UM researcher and collaborators find that using a creaky, low pitch voice gives women a negative image.

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  61. Top Economists and Academics Debate Latin America’s Future Prosperity

    May 24, 2014 – UM’s Center for Hemispheric Policy hosted a group of leading experts on Latin America for a discussion on the economic and political challenges facing the region.

  62. From Coral Gables to Tinseltown

    May 21, 2014 – Top student films to be shown at ’Canes Film Showcase in Hollywood.

  63. School of Architecture Dean Named

    May 20, 2014 – Rodolphe el-Khoury, a distinguished leader in contemporary architecture and urbanism, has been named the new dean.

  64. Law School Gift Announced

    May 19, 2014 – UM Trustee Laurie Silvers and her husband, Mitchell Rubenstein, will establish two scholarships supporting students at the School of Law.

  65. Plotting Haiti’s New Population Center

    May 16, 2014 – The School of Architecture hosts a charrette to transform Haiti’s north coast into a less earthquake-prone population center.

  66. University of Miami Names New Board of Trustees Chair and Members

    May 16, 2014 – Stuart A. Miller takes the helm of UM’s board; Hilarie Bass and Richard D. Fain elected vice chairs.

  67. Showcasing Student Works

    May 15, 2014 – The annual Master of Fine Arts Candidates Exhibition 2014 is on display at the Lowe Art Museum through June 1.

  68. Technology on Parade

    May 06, 2014 – With robots that play soccer and lead group exercise classes, advances in telemedicine, and aerial drones that can map cities, UM showed off some of its technological wonders at the eMerge Americas Techweek Expo and Summit.

  69. Students Thank Donors Who Help Dreams Come True

    May 02, 2014 – Students thank donors during the Leadership and Loyalty Recognition Reception.

  70. Five Languages and a Law Degree

    May 02, 2014 – Paulina Valanty immersed herself in UM’s Immigration Clinic, and will now join Homeland Security attorney program in Washington, D.C.

  71. The Long Road Well Traveled

    May 02, 2014 – Corey Gray grows from a child farmworker to a decorated soldier, to an accomplished lawyer.

  72. Networking a Key to Career

    May 02, 2014 – Zachary Bernheimer credits networking with his success in securing internships and a job.

  73. Insight on Internships

    May 02, 2014 – Graduate Laura Morcate says the internships she participated in helped prepare her for a career.

  74. Fulfilled Search

    May 02, 2014 – After graduation, Chelsea Wortham will go to work for Google, where she previously interned.

  75. Championing a Career in Journalism

    May 02, 2014 – Arianne Alcorta wants a career in journalism to give voice to the voiceless.

  76. Connecting with Communities

    May 02, 2014 – Graduate Tiffany Ford is focusing on a career in the public heath care sector.

  77. UM Graduate Plans to Grow His Business

    May 02, 2014 – Travis Montaque is the CEO of Splyst, a platform for discovery and information matching on the web.

  78. Advancing Environmental Focus

    May 02, 2014 – Katie Crosley receives the first doctorate degree from Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy.

  79. Sharing Journeys of Remembrance and Strength

    May 01, 2014 – Holocaust Survivors Support Internship Program culminates in annual Legacy Luncheon

  80. Short Films Hit the Big Screen

    April 29, 2014 – About 100 student films will debut at the 17th annual ’Canes Film Festival this weekend.

  81. Oasis in the Gables: UM students recharge at stress-reduction zone

    April 29, 2014 – With final exams underway, University of Miami students flocked to the Foote Green on Tuesday to unplug and recharge at The Huffington Post's Oasis.

  82. ’Miami Baseball Cracks Top 10

    April 28, 2014 – Winners of 19 of their last 20 games, the ’Canes have entered the top 10 in a number of national collegiate baseball polls.

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  83. University of Miami to Hold Spring Commencement

    April 28, 2014 – Over 3,500 Students to Graduate in 6 Ceremonies

  84. A Celebration of Involvement

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

  85. 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

  86. 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…

  87. 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.

  88. 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.

  89. 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.

  90. Commencement Speakers Announced

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

  91. We Robot and You

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

  92. Engineering Dedicates Cybersecurity Lab

    April 15, 2014 – The Fortinet CyberSecurity Laboratory will focus on cybersecurity.

  93. 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.

  94. 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.”

  95. 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.

  96. 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.

  97. 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.

  98. 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.

  99. 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.

  100. 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.

 

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