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  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Commencement Speakers Announced

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

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. A Week of Discovery

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

  11. 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.

  12. Statement from President Shalala on Passing of UM Student

    March 27, 2014 – The University of Miami community mourns the death of Melissa Ribeiro after a short illness. Melissa was an outstanding freshman at the School of Business…

  13. 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.

  14. Robot Moves

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

  15. 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.

  16. 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.”

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  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. Innovating Solutions

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

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. Recounting the Iron Progress of Women

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

  24. We Bleed Orange and Green

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

  25. 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.

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

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

  27. Paws for Pride Awareness Week

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

  28. 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.

  29. Journalists Discuss Venezuelan Crisis with Students

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

  30. Universal Music U @ Frost

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

  31. 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.

  32. 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.

  33. UM Hosts Leadership Symposium for First Time

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

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

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

  35. Sand in Her Shoes

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

  36. Williams Takes Silver in Women’s Bobsled

    February 19, 2014 – Lauryn Williams entered Wednesday as one of the top women’s bobsledders in the world. Two runs later, she was a silver medalist.

  37. 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.

  38. The Benefits of Obnoxious

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

  39. 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.

  40. 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.

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

    February 08, 2014http://everitas.univmiami.net/2014/02/07/lester-goran-a-bright-light-that-shone-on-many-writers-dies-at-age-85/

  42. 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.

  43. 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.

  44. Black Awareness Month Gets Underway at UM

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

  45. 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.

  46. 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.

  47. 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.

  48. UM Celebrates Black Awareness Month

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

  49. Grammy Time

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

  50. 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.

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

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

  52. 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.

  53. 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.

  54. Connecting Black Histories

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

  55. 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.

  56. 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.

  57. 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.

  58. Joining Forces

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

  59. 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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  60. 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.

  61. 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.

  62. Dispatches from Orlando

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

  63. 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.

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  64. 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.

  65. Commencement Day

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

  66. 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.

  67. Discovering Health Care Science

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

  68. Combining Energy and Dedication

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

  69. 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.

  70. Commencement Highlight

    December 16, 2013 – As commencement nears, Canfield clan celebrates another ‘Cane.

  71. Hurricanes Going Bowling

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

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  72. Historic Visit to UM

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

  73. 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.

  74. UM, City of Coral Gables Tout Fruitful Partnership

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

  75. 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.

  76. 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.

  77. Dershowitz on Dershowitz

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

  78. 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.

  79. Bullish on Books

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

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  80. Saluting Our Veterans

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

  81. Lowe Collections Now Online

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

  82. 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.

  83. Amid the Buzz and Excitement of Homecoming, UM Dedicates Its Student Center Complex

    November 07, 2013 – The Student Center Complex is comprised of the 119,000-square-foot Student Activities Center, renovated Whitten University Center, redesigned UC Patio, and the U Statue.

  84. UM Dedicates Kornspan Study Lounge

    November 07, 2013 – Located on the first floor of the Student Activities Center, the new study lounge will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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  85. Haiku for the U

    November 01, 2013 – Read haikus being submitted, and send in your best haiku about the U in honor of Homecoming and Alumni Weekend.

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  86. Challenge to Benefit Simulation Hospital

    October 31, 2013 – Philanthropist R. Kirk Landon establishes a matching gift challenge to benefit the School of Nursing and Health Studies project.

  87. UM to Celebrate Homecoming and Alumni Weekend

    October 29, 2013 – Events will range from a stop-hunger drive and concert to a parade, the Hurricane Howl, and football game.

  88. Data and Privacy Rights

    October 23, 2013 – Media and law scholar Siva Vaidhyanathan discusses Google and the NSA.

  89. University of Miami Leadership Addresses NCAA Report

    October 22, 2013 – University accepts findings and additional penalties, and will not appeal.

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  90. Honoring Students and Donors

    October 22, 2013 – More than 200 people attended the recent School of Law Donor Scholarship Luncheon.

  91. Preventing Identity Theft

    October 10, 2013 – To mark Cyber Security Awareness Month, UM professors offer tips to safeguard personal information online.

  92. Examining Foreign Policy

    October 07, 2013 – Alberto Mora discusses terrorism and interrogation at Louis Henkin Lecture on Human Rights.

  93. UM Dedicates Schwartz Center for Athletic Excellence

    October 04, 2013 – The 34,000-square-foot facility will serve UM's more than 400 student-athletes with resources such as a new academic center and expanded training facilities.

  94. Ray Lewis Inspires Students on Return Visit to UM

    October 03, 2013 – The former UM star football player and retired NFL linebacker shared stories from his past and gave advice to students.

  95. UM Mourns the Passing of Longtime Trustee Nicholas A. “Nick” Crane

    October 01, 2013 – Crane, a two-time UM graduate, was elected to the board in 1986 and provided major support to a variety of University initiatives.

  96. Iconic Sports Figures Gather to Help Raise Funds for Spinal Cord Injury Research

    October 01, 2013 – 28th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner benefits The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis

  97. Exploring the Changing Face of Aging

    September 25, 2013 – UM-produced film, The Silver Mirror, screens October 8 at Cosford Cinema

  98. Researching Hispanic Culture

    September 19, 2013 – The University Libraries exhibit celebrates Hispanic culture during Hispanic Heritage Month.

  99. Miller School Team Supports Diana Nyad’s Marathon Swim

    September 10, 2013 – Two UM physicians accompany Nyad aboard her escort boat during the 111-mile swim.

  100. UM Maintains Top-Tier Status in Latest U.S. News Rankings

    September 10, 2013 – University ranked No. 47; remains No. 1 ranked school in Florida.

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