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  1. Imagined Jewish Homeland in New York

    April 18, 2014 – Researchers Share How Augmented Reality Technology Animates Unrealized Plans for a City of Refuge for the Jews.

  2. U.S. General Talks Security in Latin America

    April 17, 2014 – UM’s Center for Hemispheric Policy’s symposium features a talk by Gen. John F. Kelly, commander of the U.S. Southern Command.

  3. We Robot and You

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

  4. Engineering Dedicates Cybersecurity Lab

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

  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. 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.”

  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. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. A Week of Discovery

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

  13. 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…

  14. Health Rights Clinic Makes Impact

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

  15. Robot Moves

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

  16. 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.

  17. NAS VP Focuses on Science

    March 21, 2014 – Washington University Dean Barbara Schaal talks to UM scientists as part of the SEEDS Lecture Series.

  18. 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.”

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. A Shout-Out for Kindness

    March 18, 2014 – Fans broadcast live compliments to friends and family at the inaugural University of Miami Day of Kindness.

  23. Innovating Solutions

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

  24. 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.

  25. Watching How the Brain Works

    March 12, 2014 – University of Miami researchers develop a method to visualize protein interactions in a living organism’s brain.

  26. 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.

  27. Tracking Loggerheads

    March 07, 2014 – Study involving UM scientists provides new information about the sea turtle 'lost years.'

  28. Spring Break Not Just a Beach

    March 06, 2014 – Some UM spring breakers will hit the road to learn about social issues as part of an alternative spring break program.

  29. Recounting the Iron Progress of Women

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

  30. We Bleed Orange and Green

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

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

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

  32. 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.

  33. 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.

  34. Journalists Discuss Venezuelan Crisis with Students

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

  35. Universal Music U @ Frost

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

  36. 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.

  37. Fisherman Hooks Fossilized Tooth

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

  38. UHealth at Coral Gables Announced

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

  39. UM Hosts Leadership Symposium for First Time

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

  40. Two-State Solution for Israel and Palestine?

    February 24, 2014 – The Palestinian ambassador to the U.S. presented a lecture at Miami School of Law to a standing room only crowd.

  41. 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.

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

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

  43. Magnetism and an Electric Field

    February 18, 2014 – University of Miami physicist and his collaborators describe a novel approach to switch on and off magnetism, which can lead to a new generation of better-performing electronic devices.


  44. Wasps and Social Acceptance

    February 17, 2014 – UM biologist finds that social wasps are accepted more frequently into unfamiliar colonies when both the individual and the group are young.

  45. 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.

  46. 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.

  47. The Benefits of Obnoxious

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

  48. 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.

  49. 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.

  50. 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.

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

    February 08, 2014

  52. 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.

  53. 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.

  54. The Civil War and the Bible

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

  55. UM Celebrates Black Awareness Month

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

  56. Following the Lava Flow

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

  57. 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.

  58. Resourceful Endeavor

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

  59. Grammy Time

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

  60. 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.

  61. 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.

  62. Connecting Black Histories

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

  63. 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.

  64. 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.

  65. 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.

  66. 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.

  67. Taming Wandering Minds

    January 14, 2014 – A study by UM researchers shows a form of mental training called mindfulness training can improve focus and learning.

  68. Joining Forces

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

  69. 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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  70. Major Jewish Resource

    January 09, 2014 – The 2013 American Jewish Year Book, co-edited by UM’s Ira Sheskin, makes its debut.

  71. The Power of Packaging

    January 08, 2014UM and Cal. Institute of Technology researchers show how the brain considers visual cues and taste when making everyday food choices.

  72. 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.

  73. Hovering Over Environmental Research

    January 06, 2014 – The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science adds a high-tech helicopter to its fleet of research vessels.

  74. 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.

  75. Ahead of the Curve

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

  76. Dispatches from Orlando

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

  77. 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.


  78. 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.

  79. Commencement Day

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

  80. Discovering Health Care Science

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

  81. Combining Energy and Dedication

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

  82. 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.

  83. 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.

  84. Commencement Highlight

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

  85. Formula for Action

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

  86. Focus on Health Care

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

  87. Siting Soccer

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

  88. From Browsing to Buying

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

  89. SCOPE Study Underway

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

  90. Victor E. Clarke, UM Trustee, Philanthropist, had a Passion for Music

    December 06, 2013 – Whenever Victor E. Clarke would meet with University of Miami Frost School of Music Dean Shelton “Shelly” Berg, he would always talk about his fascination…

  91. Statement from President Shalala on the Passing of Nelson Mandela

    December 05, 2013 – UM president comments on the death of former South African president and champion for equality.

  92. Voice of Influence

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

  93. CaneFair Opens

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

  94. 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.

  95. 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.

  96. UM, City of Coral Gables Tout Fruitful Partnership

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

  97. 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.

  98. Dershowitz on Dershowitz

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

  99. UM Professor Honored for Oceanographic Research

    November 15, 2013 – Oceanographer Andrew Bakun is awarded the Prince of Monaco’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

  100. How Haiyan Became a Super Typhoon

    November 11, 2013 – University of Miami hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy talks about Super Typhoon Haiyan in an interview with Popular Mechanics.


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