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Announcing the 2013-2014 UM Fulbright Students

Nine UM students have been have awarded Fulbright scholarships to study, teach and conduct research abroad.  Gary Bonnewell, Natalie Cain, Wendy Castillo, Marie Hanewinckel, Francisca Hoffman, Shersil Prentice, Megan Roy, Juan Pablo Ruiz, and Cheryl Walker are among the approximately 1,700 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2013-2014 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and represent the largest class of outbound UM Student Fulbright Scholars. Read more…

CoE Grad Earns Gilliam & NIH/Oxford-Cambridge Scholarships

Juan Pablo Ruiz (‘13) is the first UM student to be awarded the prestigious National Institute of Health-Oxford Cambridge Scholarship.  Juan was also selected to receive the Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, which supports up to four years of study for a Ph.D in the life sciences. Read more…

Junior Neuroscience Major Named 2013 Goldwater Scholar

Dina Dajani, a junior majoring in Neuroscience, has been selected as a 2013 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar. The prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program awards outstanding sophomores and juniors pursuing science or math degrees scholarships of up to $7,500.  Read more…

Five UM Students Receive NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholarships

Five University of Miami students have received scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program. Read more…

Goldwater Scholar Receives Award for Civic Engagement

UM Junior Christopher Sanchez, a 2012 Goldwater Scholar,  was recently honored with the 2013 Newman Civic Fellow Award for his commitment to finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the nation. The award is named for Frank Newman, one of the founders of Campus Compact, a national coalition of almost 1,200 college and university presidents who are committed to fulfilling the civic purposes of higher education. Read more…

UM Senior Awarded Second Critical Language Scholarship

Political science and international studies major Andrew Szarejko (‘13) was awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Turkish in Turkey for the second year in a row. Andrew was one of the first UM applicants to win the CLS award in 2012 and was among the approximately 630 U.S. undergraduate and graduate students selected for the U.S. Department of State’s CLS Program study Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Indonesian, Japanese, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, or Urdu languages. Read more…

UM’s 2013 ACC-IAC Creativity and Innovation Scholars

UM students Shaida Escoffery, Patrick Davies, Jefferson Iles, Xin Jin and Lily Udumukwu were selected to receive grants to carry out student-driven projects as part of the 2013 ACC-IAC Fellows Program in Creativity and Innovation.  The ACC-IAC Fellowships support undergraduates involved in student-driven projects at each of the ACC member campuses. Read about their projects…