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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. Engineering Dedicates Cybersecurity Lab

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  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. 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. Robot Moves

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

  12. 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.

  13. NAS VP Focuses on Science

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

  14. 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.”

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. Innovating Solutions

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

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. Catherine Poole, first woman to lead UM radiology department, passes away

    March 12, 2014 – Catherine Poole, first woman to lead UM radiology department, passes away


  23. 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.

  24. Tracking Loggerheads

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

  25. 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.

  26. Recounting the Iron Progress of Women

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

  27. We Bleed Orange and Green

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

  28. 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.

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

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

  30. 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.

  31. Universal Music U @ Frost

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

  32. 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.

  33. 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.

  34. UHealth at Coral Gables Announced

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

  35. UM Hosts Leadership Symposium for First Time

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

  36. 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.

  37. 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.

  38. Sand in Her Shoes

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

  39. 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.


  40. 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.

  41. 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.

  42. The Benefits of Obnoxious

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

  43. 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.

  44. 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.

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

    February 08, 2014

  46. 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.

  47. 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.

  48. Black Awareness Month Gets Underway at UM

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

  49. UM Celebrates Black Awareness Month

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

  50. Resourceful Endeavor

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

  51. Grammy Time

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

  52. 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.

  53. 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.

  54. 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.

  55. 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.

  56. 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.

  57. 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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  58. Major Jewish Resource

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

  59. 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.

  60. 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.

  61. Dispatches from Orlando

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

  62. 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.

  63. 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.

  64. Focus on Health Care

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

  65. SCOPE Study Underway

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

  66. 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…

  67. Keeping Fit

    December 04, 2013 – University of Miami ranks among the Top 50 “fittest” colleges in the country; tops in Florida.

  68. Historic Visit to UM

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

  69. 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.

  70. UM, City of Coral Gables Tout Fruitful Partnership

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

  71. 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.

  72. Bullish on Books

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


  73. Saluting Our Veterans

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

  74. 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.

  75. 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.


  76. 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.

  77. UM’s Shelly Berg leads music education in groundbreaking direction

    September 30, 2013 – The accomplished pianist became dean of UM's Frost School in 2007.

  78. Exploring the Changing Face of Aging

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

  79. UM Citizens Board Hosts Kick-Off Luncheon

    September 19, 2013 – New CB president urges members to build relationships that can result in "impactful gifts."

  80. Course exposes students to the hot-button issue of immigration reform

    September 10, 2013 – Students interact with top government, private sector, and media figures to address immigration reform from all angles.

  81. 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.


  82. Charles Eckman Appointed Dean of Libraries at University of Miami

    September 04, 2013 – Innovative research librarian will lead and manage UM's vast library network.


  83. Statement from President Donna E. Shalala

    August 27, 2013 – UM community mourns the passing of Jim Bauer, senior associate dean of Enrollment Management.

  84. Breathe Freely: Coral Gables Campus Goes 100 Percent Smoke Free

    August 01, 2013 – New policy is part of UM’s commitment to a safe, healthy environment.

  85. School of Nursing and Health Studies Appoints New Associate Dean for Doctoral Programs

    July 26, 2013 – Julie Barroso is a nurse educator and clinician who has studied HIV-related fatigue.


  86. Holtz Children’s Hospital Ranks Among Nation’s Best

    June 11, 2013 – Hospital ranked in six specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals rankings

  87. Statement from President Donna E. Shalala

    February 19, 2013 – Response to NCAA Notice of Allegations

  88. Statement from President Donna E. Shalala

    February 18, 2013 – Update on NCAA internal investigation.

  89. Natoli Wins SFBJ’s CFO of the Year Award

    February 01, 2013 – Joe Natoli, UM’s senior vice president, has won South Florida Business Journal’s CFO of the Year Award.

  90. Miami Law Dean Named One of Nation’s Most Influential Educators

    December 10, 2012 – Miami Law Dean Named One of Nation's Most Influential Educators

  91. UM One of Nation’s Most Connected Universities

    December 03, 2012 – U.S. News ranks UM No. 4 in its first-ever ranking of Most Connected Colleges.

  92. Successful Partnership

    December 03, 2012 – UM, City of Coral Gables officials hold annual meeting to discuss Development Agreement.

  93. Destination Fashion Raises $31 Million for The Miami Project

    November 19, 2012 – Fundraising amount includes $25 million gift from philanthropist Christine E. Lynn.


  94. Rudolph “Rudy” Green Appointed Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer

    November 15, 2012 – Green will be responsible for creating a robust compliance environment that can be recognized as best practice in research and academic medical center universities.

  95. UM Receives Charity Navigator Four-Star Rating

    November 13, 2012 – Rating is the 12th in a row for UM and highest-possible score.

  96. BOT Chair Leonard Abess Pens Miami Herald Op-Ed on Momentum2 Milestone

    November 06, 2012 – BOT Chair Leonard Abess Pens Miami Herald Op-Ed on Momentum2 Milestone

  97. School-Based Leadership for Momentum2 Campaign Announced

    October 22, 2012 – Team will spearhead fundraising priorities for schools, colleges, athletics, libraries, and Citizens Board.


  98. A Homecoming Celebration in Orange and Green

    October 19, 2012 – “The Tried, The True, The U,” the theme of this year’s annual celebration.

  99. President Shalala Pens Miami Herald Article on ‘Celebrating the Humanities and Arts at the U’

    October 01, 2012 – President Shalala Pens Miami Herald Article on 'Celebrating the Humanities and Arts at the U'

  100. A Giant Step Forward

    July 31, 2012 – Miami Project to Cure Paralysis gets green light to begin human clinical trial.


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