Arts and Culture

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Haitian Culture Week on Tap

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

  5. A Taste of Cuba Comes to UM

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.”

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Frost Student Wins Award

    January 23, 2015 – The Encouragement Award was presented at the Florida Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

  11. Beaux Arts Festival of Art Still a Popular Draw

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

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. VizUM Picks Up Where Places & Spaces Leaves Off

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

  15. 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.

  16. Amazing Opportunity

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

  17. International Students Celebrate Thanksgiving with Global Flair

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

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. UM Presidential Search Committee Named

    October 10, 2014 – UM Board of Trustees Chairman Stuart A. Miller appointed members to the Presidential Search Committee.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

  26. From Coral Gables to Tinseltown

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

  27. 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.

  28. A Symbiotic Way of Life

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

  29. Connecting Marine Populations

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

  30. Short Films Hit the Big Screen

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

  31. 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.

  32. A Week of Discovery

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

  33. 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.

  34. 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.

  35. 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.

  36. 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.

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

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

  38. Paws for Pride Awareness Week

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

  39. 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.

  40. Universal Music U @ Frost

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

  41. A Week of Cuban Culture

    February 14, 2014The University of Miami’s Federacion de Estudiantes Cubanos (FEC) student organization hosts a weeklong series of cultural events for the community.

  42. 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.

  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. 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.

  45. Grammy Time

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

  46. 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.

  47. Connecting Black Histories

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

  48. 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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  49. 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.

  50. 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.

  51. 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.

  52. 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.

  53. CaneFair Opens

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

  54. International Day of Thanks

    November 22, 2013 – UM’s international students share cuisine and culture during the annual International Thanksgiving celebration.

  55. Bullish on Books

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


  56. Lowe Collections Now Online

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

  57. “Mad Men” of Cuba

    October 08, 2013 – University of Miami’s Cuban Heritage Collection honors Ricardo Arregui, one of Cuba’s original “Mad Men.”


  58. 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.

  59. Exploring the Changing Face of Aging

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

  60. Researching Hispanic Culture

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

  61. 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.


  62. Famed Cuban Hunger Striker Visits CHC

    August 14, 2013 – Guillermo Fariñas Hernández is latest Cuban dissident to visit the noted collection.

  63. Grammy-Winning Artist Gloria Estefan to Open Festival Miami

    July 23, 2013 – Annual music festival celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.

  64. Cuban Heritage Collection Gets New Chair

    June 17, 2013 – Maria R. Estorino named Esperanza Bravo de Varona Chair of the CHC.

  65. Arnold Center Produces New Documentary on Aging

    June 17, 2013 – "The Silver Mirror" examines critical issues surrounding aging in the 21st century.

  66. Student-Created Web Series Wins Top Awards

    May 06, 2013 – 'To Live & Die in Opa Humpka' receives top honors at LA WebFest.

  67. Berta Soler Visits UM’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies

    May 06, 2013 – Leader of Cuba's Ladies in White thanks Miami's exile community for supporting dissidents on the island.


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  68. Renowned Primatologist Jane Goodall Offers Reason for Hope

    April 30, 2013 – Even in the face of melting polar ice caps and rising sea levels, Goodall remains hopeful that our planet can be saved.

  69. Miami Law to Screen ‘Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry’

    April 08, 2013 – Conversation with filmmaker Alison Klayman to follow screening.

  70. Cities 2030

    April 04, 2013 – Conference to Examine the Future of Cities and Urban Sustainability

  71. Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez visits UM

    April 02, 2013 – Dissident Journalist tours UM's Cuban Heritage Collection.

  72. Addressing Serious Health Conditions Abroad

    March 04, 2013 – Health communication projects focus on AIDS, malnutrition, and other illnesses.

  73. UM Celebrates Chinese New Year

    February 25, 2013 – Event featured dances, demonstrations, themed tents, and more.

  74. A Vision for a New Cathedral in Port-au-Prince

    January 29, 2013 – Exhibition at School of Architecture features top designs for rebuilding the Notre Dame de l’Assomption Cathedral.

  75. Dean Plater-Zyberk Helps Select Winners of Competition on Redesign of Haitian Cathedral

    January 22, 2013 – Puerto Rican architect Segundo Cardona and a team from his firm are winners of a competition in which entrants submitted drawings for the design and rebuilding…

  76. University of Miami Student Organization Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    January 17, 2013 – United Black Students to host week of programming activities in honor of the civil rights activist

  77. Documentary Featuring UM Libraries’ Ralph M. Munroe Collection Wins Suncoast Emmy

    January 08, 2013 – The film explores the legacy of the Barnacle, the house built on Biscayne Bay by the American yacht designer and early resident of Coconut Grove.

  78. Frost School Dean Shelly Berg Nominated for Grammy Award

    December 18, 2012 – Berg nominated in the category of "Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)."

  79. Actor Stephen Root to Visit UM for Screenings and Conversation

    November 09, 2012 – Root will discuss Office Space, Unthinkable, and other film and TV work.

  80. Ring Theatre, Arsht Center Partner on ‘Girls vs. Boys: A Rock Musical’

    November 06, 2012 – The University of Miami Department of Theatre Arts

  81. Grant Will Expand Cuban Theater Digital Archive

    November 06, 2012 – Mellon Foundation gift to UM Libraries will support software development of important resource.


  82. ‘On Cities’ Examines the Past, Present, and Future of Life in Cities

    October 18, 2012 – Innovators, Forward-Thinkers, and Citizens Across the Globe Take Part in International Virtual Gathering to Discuss the Challenges of City Life and the Cities of Tomorrow

  83. 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'

  84. East Meets West in ArtLab @ The Lowe

    September 18, 2012 – The Lowe Art Museum Explores Western Influences on Art in 20th Century Japan

  85. An Evening with The Capitol Steps

    September 06, 2012 – The troupe of congressional staffers-turned-comedians who satirize the people and places that once employed them performs Wednesday, September 12 at UM.

  86. Mixed-Media Works by Mariah Fox and Bryan Allen Moore on View at UM Gallery in Wynwood

    August 24, 2012 – A playful mixed-media homage to some of the 20th century’s most influential cultural icons and abstract explorations of the grandeur and fragility of…

  87. M.F.A. Exhibition to Feature Works in Varied Media

    August 13, 2012 – From ceramics and painting to printmaking and photography, the works of incoming Master of Fine Arts students will be on display from August 21 to September…

  88. Piñera On Stage

    August 13, 2012 – UM to stage international festival of Cuban playwright Virgilio Piñera's works.

  89. UM Jerry Herman Ring Theatre Announces 2012-2013 Season

    August 07, 2012 – The University of Miami (UM) College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Theatre Arts presents…

  90. New Funding Enhances Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute

    August 02, 2012 – Gift from Virginia "Ginny" Mancini supports the artistic director position.


  91. Cinema Professor Nominated for a 2012 Emmy Award

    July 23, 2012 – The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has nominated Jeffery Stern, a faculty member in the Department of Cinema and Interactive…

  92. The Deem Team

    July 23, 2012 – Coach Amy Deem hopes to lead the Women's U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team on a gold rush in London.

  93. Piñera On Stage

    July 23, 2012 – UM to stage international festival of Cuban playwright Virgilio Piñera's works.

  94. Bascom Palmer Ranked No. 1

    July 17, 2012 – Top ranking by U.S.News & World Report is Bascom Palmer's ninth in a row.

  95. Famed Composer’s Works Find a Home at UM

    July 16, 2012 – Richter Library acquires Aldemaro Romero Music Score Archives.

  96. Grant to Enhance Access to Pan Am Collection

    July 02, 2012 – A generous grant will allow the University of Miami Libraries' Special Collections division to enhance access to the Pan Am Collection.


  97. Pharrell Williams Records with Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra

    June 18, 2012 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music announces that multi-Grammy Award winning music producer, singer, rapper and composer Pharrell Williams was…

  98. Beaux Arts Gift Provides Boost for the Lowe

    June 18, 2012 – Volunteer Group presents $182,000 check to Lowe as part of its pledge to Momentum2 campaign.

  99. Oscar-Winning Producer Visits UM

    April 16, 2012 – Jon Landau shared behind-the-scenes secrets from the making of his blockbuster movies.

  100. Cooking the Books: Edible Books Festival Showcases Tasty Creations

    April 09, 2012 – Book and food lovers converged to admire and enjoy tasty creations at the University of Miami Libraries’ third annual Edible Books Festival, held in…


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