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  1. Bridge for the ‘Safety of Future Generations’ Has Its Ceremonial Groundbreaking

    April 23, 2015 – The overpass would ensure safe passage for pedestrians, many of them UM students, crossing at the intersection of US 1 and Mariposa Court.

  2. Faculty Senate Honors ‘Change Agents’ at Annual Awards Ceremony

    April 16, 2015 – Jay S. Skyler, Mary E. Mckay, and René Sacasas were honored for their contributions in research, teaching, and service.

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  3. UM Alumnus Rubio Runs for Nation’s Highest Office

    April 14, 2015 – Sen. Marco Rubio announced his Republican bid Monday at the Freedom Tower.

  4. Harvard Dean Named UM’s Sixth President

    April 13, 2015 – Dr. Julio Frenk, Mexico's former Minister of Health, will begin at UM on September 1.

  5. Laboratory in Flight

    April 13, 2015 – RSMAS unveiled its innovative helicopter observation platform, a game-changer for research missions.

  6. Studying How Species Evolve

    April 10, 2015 – Documentary film ‘Islands of Creation’ captures UM researcher’s fascinating speciation studies.

  7. International Week Celebrates Cultural Diversity Around the World

    April 07, 2015 – Join the Council of International Students and Organizations on a trip around the world as International Week continues on the Coral Gables campus.

  8. UM Hosts “Know Justice, Know Peace” Symposium

    April 02, 2015 – Discussion touched on issues of race and the ongoing struggle for social justice.

  9. Pioneering Research Recognized

    March 30, 2015 – Three faculty members are recipients of the 2015 Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity.

  10. Celebrating Match Day

    March 25, 2015 – Cheers and tears mark the Miller School of Medicine's 2015 Match Day event as students find out where they will spend their residency.

  11. Stories About the U

    March 23, 2015 – Iron Arrow hosted an event where panelists talked about traditions and what makes UM special.

  12. A Celebration of All Things Haiti: Haitian Culture Week Gets Underway

    March 23, 2015 – Activities focus on the culture, food, music, and art of that island nation.

  13. Navigating with Courage

    March 23, 2015 – Pat Whitely Passes the NASPA Reins at Record-Breaking Conference

  14. Scholarships Propel UM’s Next Success Stories

    March 20, 2015 – Alumna Alice Vilma addresses students at UM Black Alumni Society and Woodson Williams Marshall Association Scholarship Reception.

  15. Naming Gift for New Recital Hall

    March 20, 2015 – A $7.5 million Knight Foundation grant will help fund a new recital hall at the Frost School of Music.

  16. Haitian Culture Week on Tap

    March 18, 2015 – The student organization Planet Kreyol hosts Haitian Culture Week featuring dance, food, and fun.

  17. RSMAS Scientist Develops Model for Paleo-Climate Study

    March 16, 2015 – Tracking marine plankton provides new information to reconstruct past climate.

  18. Men’s Basketball Plays NIT Game Tuesday

    March 16, 2015 – Tuesday's game is a 7 p.m. tipoff at the BankUnited Center.

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  19. From Service to Commitments

    March 09, 2015 – The CGI U event at UM ended with a service day and more than 700 student Commitments to Action.

  20. Transforming the World

    March 09, 2015 – CGI U meetings Saturday focused on global issues and the ideas students have to tackle them.

  21. Clintons, Shalala Inspire CGI U Students to ‘Give Flight to the Possible’

    March 06, 2015 – More than 1,100 students from 80 countries and 200 universities join innovators, thought-leaders, and civically engaged celebrities for three days of sessions, networking, and service.

  22. Sweat has its Rewards: Giving Back to the Community

    March 06, 2015 – Participating in the UM Day of Service, about 100 faculty and staff help spruce up Liberty City's Charles R. Drew K-8 Center.

  23. A Taste of Cuba Comes to UM

    March 06, 2015 – Discover Cuba event showcases the cuisine, culture, and history of Cuba.

  24. UM Projects for CGI U Receive Grants

    March 04, 2015 – In all, 13 student projects will receive funding ranging from $500 to $1,250.

  25. The Singing Wrens of Costa Rica

    March 02, 2015 – Research on the songs of plain wrens may help understand more about human conversation.

  26. Studying Dengue Fever in West Africa

    March 02, 2015 – A team of scientists has determined that dengue is being misdiagnosed as malaria in Ghana, and possibly elsewhere in Africa.

  27. Local High School Girls Encouraged to ‘Change the World’ through Engineering

    February 27, 2015 – As part of E-Week activities at the College of Engineering, more than 220 teenaged girls attended Introduce A Girl to Engineering Day on the UM campus.

  28. Celebrate Cuban Culture

    February 26, 2015 – Events for Week of Cuban Culture include lots of food, parties, a domino tournament, and more.

  29. A Magic Leap into Entrepreneurism

    February 25, 2015 – UM alumnus Rony Abovitz, a successful entrepreneur, told students that if they want to chase their dreams they need to be bold and unafraid.

  30. CGI U Announces Speakers, Agenda for Meeting on UM Campus

    February 25, 2015 – Three-day event will bring more than 1,000 college students from around the world to UM.

  31. UM Rings in the Lunar New Year with a ‘Journey Down the Silk Road.’

    February 24, 2015 – Festivities included dances, music, demonstrations, East Asian cuisine, crafts, and more.

  32. New HIV Inhibitor Identified

    February 24, 2015 – A collaborative research team found that an antibody-like molecule provides long-term protection against HIV/AIDS infection.

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  33. Pitch perfect: UM dedicates Patricia Louise Frost Music Studios

    February 20, 2015 – The 41,089-square-foot complex, which includes 77 chamber music and teaching studios, will unite the Frost School’s 770 students and 125 faculty “like never before.”

  34. Student Government ‘For U’ Ticket Wins

    February 20, 2015 – Students Brianna Hathaway, Ishtpreet Singh, and Robert Renfro are members of the new executive board.

  35. Cuban Heritage Collection Receives $2M Gift

    February 19, 2015 – The Goizueta Foundation gift will endow a Graduate Fellowship Program and support the continued growth of the CHC.

  36. Home for Rafters and Combatants

    February 17, 2015 – A panel of lawyers explored the fight for freedom of Cuban rafters and Haitians held at Guantanamo in the mid-1990s.

  37. A Bromance for the Books

    February 13, 2015 – NBA coach, business mogul talk friendship, family, and the value of failure.

  38. UM Honors Its Scholarship Recipients and the Donors Who Make Their Dreams Possible

    February 12, 2015 – The Scholarship Donor Recognition Luncheon celebrated the benefactors whose generosity enables students to attend UM.

  39. Steinem Discusses Making Contributions and More

    February 11, 2015 – Feminist, author, and activist Gloria Steinem urges students to take action against injustices.

  40. Spotlight on Venezuela

    February 11, 2015 – A UM Center for Hemispheric Policy event explored the deepening political and economic instability in Venezuela.

  41. Three Noteworthy Professors Honored

    February 10, 2015 – Faculty Senate awards highest accolades to René Sacasas, Mary E. Mckay, and Jay S. Skyler.

  42. Cyclists Hit the Streets for a Wheel Good Cause—Fighting Cancer

    February 09, 2015 – Dolphins Cycling Challenge V raises millions for UM’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  43. A Powerhouse of Tiny Technology

    February 06, 2015 – BioNIUM’s “clean room” filters the minutest particles from the air, a necessity to create devices on the nanoscale.

  44. Nicole Henry’s Expressive, Soulful Voice Helps Launch Black Awareness Month Events at UM

    February 06, 2015 – The UM alumna performed and gave advice to students during BAM Opening Ceremonies at the Student Activities Center.

  45. John Paul Stevens to Address Symposium

    February 03, 2015 – The University of Miami Law Review symposium will feature the retired U.S. Supreme Court justice.

  46. Researchers Develop Instrument to Monitor Atmospheric Mercury

    February 02, 2015 – Tool detects minute quantities of mercury to help better protect public health.

  47. Jazz Vocalist Nicole Henry Headlines Black Awareness Month Events at UM

    February 02, 2015 – Events will also include exhibits, lectures, a poetry slam, and more.

  48. As U.S.-Cuba Relations Thaw, ICCAS Hosts Historic Meeting

    February 02, 2015 – Cuban dissidents meeting at UM’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies call for a dialogue on the democratic future of Cuba.

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  49. Legal Ties

    January 28, 2015 – Beloved scholar M. Minnette Massey, former acting dean of Miami Law, passes the torch to Charlton Copeland.

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  50. Combating Human Trafficking

    January 28, 2015 – A forum held at UM looked to cast an ever-brighter spotlight on the local illicit trade in people trapped in lives of forced labor or commercial sex.

  51. New Food Offerings Showcased

    January 28, 2015 – The Hurricane Food Court and Hecht Stanford Dining Hall officially opened this week.

  52. Sharing the Secret to ‘Results’

    January 21, 2015 – Alumnus Sam Daley-Harris shared his journey from musician to global activist during his Distinguished Alumni Lecture.

  53. Pro Bowler Calais Campbell Endows Athletics Scholarship

    January 21, 2015 – The $1.6 million donation is the largest gift from a former student athlete to UM Athletics.

  54. Beaux Arts Festival of Art Still a Popular Draw

    January 20, 2015 – The 64th annual event featured more than 220 fine art exhibitors.

  55. Finding Answers to Big Questions

    January 15, 2015 – The tiny zebrafish is helping scientists answer questions about genetics and disease.

  56. Find UM Cuba Experts

    January 15, 2015 – With restrictions being lifted on travel to Cuba, UM faculty experts can offer insight.

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  57. A $1 Million Gift to Athletics Announced

    January 14, 2015 – The endowment gift from UM Trustee and alumnus Robert Mann will support several programs and other needs in Athletics.

  58. UM Honored for Community Engagement

    January 12, 2015 – University receives Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

  59. Dig Yields Clues about Prehistoric Culture in Florida Keys

    January 12, 2015 – Students unearth artifacts that shed light on “prehistoric occupants of the Everglades.”

  60. Beaux Arts Festival of Art returns for its 64th year January 17-18

    January 07, 2015 – A South Florida tradition, the festival will bring more than 220 fine art juried exhibitors to the grounds of the Lowe Art Museum.

  61. The Perfect Patient

    January 06, 2015 – Unique collaboration between Arts and Sciences, Medicine, and Nursing prepares future health professionals.

  62. 2014: The Year in Review

    December 23, 2014 – UM experienced another year of transformative change and progress. Here’s a look at what transpired at the U over the past year.

  63. Rod Wellens, Longtime Chair of Psychology, Passes Away

    December 19, 2014 – Albert Rodney “Rod” Wellens, professor and longtime chair of the Department of Psychology who left an indelible mark on the University, the community,…

  64. 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.

  65. Despite Making Sacrifices, Iris Barrios Still Earns Her Degree

    December 16, 2014 – UM employee cared for her cancer-stricken mother while attending classes.

  66. Santa’s Sporty Elves Help Kids Give an allCanes Christmas

    December 15, 2014 – Underprivileged children do a little holiday shopping with the help of UM coaches, their wives, and volunteers during the 14th annual allCanes Holiday Shopping Spree for Kids.

  67. VizUM Picks Up Where Places & Spaces Leaves Off

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

  68. 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.

  69. 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.

  70. 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

  71. 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.

  72. Business Expands Online Programs

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

  73. The Lure of the Caribbean

    December 03, 2014 – UM alumnus Hermes Mallea talks about the elegance of the Caribbean playgrounds of the rich and famous.

  74. Edna C. Shalala Passes Away

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

  75. Amazing Opportunity

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

  76. Targeting HIV in Women

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

  77. International Students Celebrate Thanksgiving with Global Flair

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

  78. UM Joins Partnership for a Healthier America

    November 25, 2014 – The three-year commitment will look at ways to make campuses healthier.

  79. Lab Provides Unique Opportunity

    November 20, 2014 – The Dauer Electron Microscopy Lab provides undergraduate students a remarkable research opportunity.

  80. President Shalala Gets Key to the City and a Day Named in Her Honor

    November 19, 2014 – Honor comes during annual Development Agreement meeting between UM and city of Coral Gables.

  81. Rosenstiel School Receives $29 Million for Research

    November 19, 2014 – Researchers will use the money to study the impact of oil spills on fish and how pollutants spread through water.

  82. A Soldier’s Journey

    November 18, 2014 – Army Major Stephen Snyder-Hill will speak at UM about serving in the armed services before, during, and after DADT.

  83. 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.

  84. Fighting Crime Through Crowdsourcing

    November 14, 2014 – Researchers are looking at using crowdsourcing to help in facial recognition.

  85. Pizza and Research

    November 13, 2014 – Undergraduate students use a lunchtime seminar to practice research presentations.

  86. Congressman Ryan Touts Mindfulness

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

  87. 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.

  88. Carmen in 1958 Cuba

    November 11, 2014 – UM's Ring Theatre collaborates with the Tectonic Theater Project to perform the classic opera with an Afro-Cuban twist.

  89. 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.

  90. Exploring Embryonic Development

    November 04, 2014 – UM researchers have discovered a network of tissue communication that occurs during early development.

  91. New Iron Arrow Members Honored and Humbled

    November 03, 2014 – Thirty one students, faculty, staff, and alumni were tapped into the University’s highest honor recently.

  92. Lowe Receives $1.5 Million Gift from Beaux Arts

    November 03, 2014 – The gift will enable the creation of the position of Beaux Arts Director and Chief Curator.

  93. 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.

  94. Strengthening U.S. Competitiveness

    October 30, 2014 – UM’s Center for International Business Education and Research will use a grant to bolster innovative services.

  95. 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.

  96. Between Science and Societal Values

    October 27, 2014 – Alan I. Leshner, Arsht Distinguished Speaker in Ethics, told his audience that one should “never discuss floods with Noah in the audience."

  97. Helping Out the Hometown

    October 27, 2014 – Hundreds of UM students give back to the community in one of the oldest service days at the University.

  98. 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.

  99. Extremists Using Journalist Murders as Propaganda Tool

    October 23, 2014 – Journalist Ilene Prusher will speak at UM about Middle East conflicts and how journalists are now targets of terrorist groups.

  100. 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.

 

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