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  1. #KellyTough Hurricane Comes Home

    October 01, 2014 – UM and NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will lead the 2014 Homecoming activities.

  2. Sports Legends Dinner

    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.

  3. Guantánamo’s Past and Future

    September 30, 2014 – A traveling exhibit aimed at building public awareness of the long history of Guantánamo will be featured at UM's CAS Gallery through October.

  4. UM Launches New Online Programs

    September 29, 2014 – The two Master's degree programs are in Sport Administration and Finance, designed for working professionals.

  5. 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.

  6. Hundreds Walk ‘Out of the Darkness’ to Shed Light on Suicide Prevention

    September 22, 2014 – With more than 39,500 lives lost to suicide each year, a community of hundreds participated in an annual walk on the UM campus to raise awareness about suicide prevention.

  7. Neonatal Touch Therapy Pioneer Honored

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

  8. Tropical Tribute to a Legendary ’Cane

    September 18, 2014 – Hundreds of 'Canes turn out for a retirement tribute to Norm Parsons.

  9. Behind the Scenes of Peace Talks

    September 18, 2014 – Colombian peace negotiators shared their accounts of ongoing talks with FARC rebels.

  10. RSMAS Part of $21 Million Research Program

    September 15, 2014 – The collaborative program will study the Southern Ocean's role in climate regulation.

  11. Thoughts on 9/11

    September 12, 2014 – UM students and staff signed a banner, donated items for homeless veterans, and held a vigil to remember those lost on 9/11.

  12. Presidential Leadership Program Announced

    September 11, 2014 – UM President Donna E. Shalala and UM Trustee Carlos Gutierrez named to advisory committee of the national program.

  13. Reconstructing Mega-Earthquakes

    September 10, 2014 – In a new study, researchers analyze sediment records to reveal the Indian Ocean region’s tsunami potential.

  14. UM Holds Strong to Top-Tier Ranking

    September 09, 2014 – For the sixth year in a row, UM is ranked in the top 50 in U.S. News' "Best Colleges" issue.

  15. President Shalala to Step Down

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

  16. Miami Law Bricks Named

    September 08, 2014 – The popular courtyard is named ‘Hilarie Bass Bricks’ for the superstar lawyer, community leader, and loyal ‘Cane.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. Social Networking Accord

    September 04, 2014 – Researchers developed a model that tries to show how people reach consensus within social networks.

  20. UM Student Examines Bird Colonies in Namibia

    September 03, 2014 – The research is focused on the collaborative nest building behavior of weaver birds.

  21. Are Cigarette Substitutes Safe?

    September 02, 2014 – Researchers note that alternatives to cigarette smoking may still pose a risk to humans due to over-use.

  22. NASA’s Weightless Wonder

    August 29, 2014 – Engineering students take a ‘magical and mind-boggling’ ride on NASA’s weightless wonder.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. Bird’s Eye View of the U

    August 26, 2014 – About 1,000 UM freshmen and other students assembled on the Foote Green to form a giant U.

  26. Inspiring Future Lawyers

    August 25, 2014 – Speaking to UM law students, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy challenged them to become “trustees” of the legal profession.

  27. Reboot: Artist Transforms Tech into Art

    August 25, 2014 – The exhibit, which uses components from a Pegasus supercomputer, is on display at Gables One Tower.

  28. 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.

  29. Let the Adventure Begin

    August 20, 2014 – More than 1,800 freshmen moved into residential colleges at UM this week.

  30. UM to Host Clinton Global Initiative University

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

  31. Study Analyzed Conservation Status of Trophy Fish

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

  32. University Names New VP of Enrollment Management

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

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

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

  34. Yoga Wednesdays

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

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

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

  36. Cultural Migration Visualized

    August 01, 2014 – A UM physicist is part of a multidisciplinary team that explored cultural migration through big data visualization.

  37. RoboCanes Perform on the Pitch

    July 31, 2014 – The RoboCanes soccer team takes second place in the 2014 World RoboCup Tournament in Brazil.

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

    July 30, 2014 – 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 over their current facility.

  39. Dusty Beginnings

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

  40. First Class

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

  41. Commercial Fishing’s Impact on Sharks

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

  42. Investigating Pre-Columbian Artifacts

    July 23, 2014 – UM Anthropology Students help Frost Museum of Science catalog and date items from South and Central America.

  43. Kidney Exchange Success

    July 22, 2014 – A small army of medical personnel with the Miami Transplant Institute performed the first successful three-way paired kidney exchange in the state.

  44. 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.

  45. Sustainable Support

    July 16, 2014 – UM researchers are examining which building span designs and materials are the most eco-friendly.

  46. Power of an Apology

    July 14, 2014 – UM researchers explore how conciliatory gestures promote human forgiveness.

  47. UQuit Helps Diverse Smokers Kick the Habit

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

  48. 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.

  49. New Insights into Deeper Reefs

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

  50. Leadership Statements on Sexual Battery

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

  51. 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.

  52. UM Alumnus, WW II Vet, POW Tells His Story

    July 02, 2014 – As part of a StoryCorps project, UM alum Jack Diamond shared his story about the war and surviving a German POW camp.

  53. Health Rights Clinic Win

    July 02, 2014 – UM School of Law’s clinic has a unit of veterans helping veterans with free legal advice for urgent legal needs.

  54. Urban Sprawl Bad for Health

    July 01, 2014 – A UM study shows that people living in west Miami-Dade walk less and face greater risks for obesity.

  55. Staying Fit and Safe During the Summer

    June 30, 2014 – UM fitness trainer offers some tips on how to handle the heat and stay fit this summer.

  56. Tiny Submarines Make Cell Delivery

    June 30, 2014 – UM researchers are exploring the use and behavior of nanoparticles to deliver molecules to target cells.

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  57. Looking Good

    June 27, 2014 – People are more open to buying something if the object is considered attractive to them, UM study shows.

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  58. Forecasting Latin America

    June 25, 2014 – Symposium features leading global economist discussing the region's economic future.

  59. Climate Change and Economic Risks

    June 24, 2014 – UM President Donna E. Shalala says everyone needs to step up and address climate change and its impacts.

  60. UM Student Named Point Scholar

    June 23, 2014 – Jacob Rudolph is the first UM student to receive the higher education scholarship for LGBTQ students.

  61. Music to Medical Ears

    June 20, 2014 – Medical and nursing students learn a lot about teamwork from a string quartet.

  62. Five New Plays and Musicals on Tap at Ring Theatre

    June 19, 2014 – The 2014-2015 season promises a varied mix of performances that begin September 24.

  63. Teaching Writing Diversifies

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

  64. Ending the ‘I Don’t Knows’ of Haiti’s History

    June 16, 2014 – New Haiti Legacy Project preserves and passes on Haiti’s endangered history.

  65. 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.

  66. 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.

  67. Deepwater Horizon Impact on Mahi-Mahi

    June 11, 2014 – UM scientists determine that crude from the Gulf oil spill impairs juvenile mahi-mahi fish.

  68. Pulled Toward Public Service

    June 09, 2014 – Miami Law student Nejla Calvo receives prestigious Ella Baker Internship this summer.

  69. UM Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Science Education

    June 09, 2014 – The Howard Hughes Medical Institute grant will be used to improve how science is taught.

  70. Rescuing Corals

    June 04, 2014 – Rosenstiel researchers are rushing to save corals and other creatures that could be destroyed when the Port of Miami channel is dredged.

  71. Focusing on STEM

    June 04, 2014 – The Howard Hughes Medical Institute awards the University of Miami $1.5 million to improve science education.

  72. New Lowe Art Museum Director Named

    June 03, 2014 – Jill Deupi, who serves as director of University Museums at Fairfield, is the new director of the Lowe Art Museum.

  73. Drawing an Inspiration

    May 30, 2014 – A new art collection at the Toppel Career Center offers opportunities for reflection, motivation and creativity.

  74. ‘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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  75. As Hurricane Season Starts, UM “StormReady”

    May 28, 2014 – The University this week received the “StormReady” designation from the National Weather Service.

  76. Supporting a Hero’s Intellectual Journey

    May 27, 2014 – Religious Studies Professor David Graf makes a special connection with a wounded veteran.

  77. 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.

  78. Historic Gift to Sylvester

    May 22, 2014 – The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research has presented its largest gift ever - $4.5 million - to the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  79. From Coral Gables to Tinseltown

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

  80. 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.

  81. 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.

  82. 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.

  83. 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.

  84. 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.

  85. The Impact of Thermoelectric Properties

    May 14, 2014 – UM physicist and collaborators provide new insight into thermoelectric materials that may boost green technologies.

  86. Celebrating Success, Life and What’s Next

    May 11, 2014 – More than 3,500 graduates and undergraduates received their University of Miami diplomas this week during six commencement ceremonies at the BankUnited Center.

  87. Graduates Cheer UM as the Perfect Place

    May 09, 2014 – At three undergraduate degree ceremonies held in the BankUnited Center, UM’s newest alumni accepted newly minted degrees while reflecting on some of the projects they embarked upon as students to help change the world.

  88. Graduate Degree Ceremony Features Hugs, Kisses and Tears

    May 08, 2014 – The graduate degree commencement ceremony was the first of six graduation exercises to be held at the BankUnited Center between Thursday and Saturday.

  89. Senior Mwambo Celebration

    May 08, 2014 – The ceremony marks the achievements of black UM students and honors the transition to life beyond graduation.

  90. Focus On Regenerative Medicine

    May 07, 2014 – Miller School of Medicine researchers are developing strategies to use the body’s own cells to fight cancer, diabetes, and other problems.

  91. A Symbiotic Way of Life

    May 05, 2014 – UM researchers discover a “simple and elegant mechanism” that regulates relationships between insects and bacteria.

  92. Connecting Marine Populations

    May 05, 2014 – RSMAS researchers examined how coral and fish larvae are interconnected on Caribbean reefs.

  93. Short Films Hit the Big Screen

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

  94. ’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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  95. A Celebration of Involvement

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

  96. 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

  97. 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…

  98. 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.

  99. Animal Kingdom Communication

    April 22, 2014 – UM researcher discovers the most effective animal signal strategies.

  100. 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.

 

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