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Announcing the 2014-2015 UM Fulbright Students
Seven UM students have been have awarded Fulbright scholarships to study, teach and conduct research abroad. Alejandro Arboleda, Jenna Boller, Riana Brown, Brigitte Frett, Sergio Giro, Elizabeth Haynes and Alexa Fernandez are among the approximately 1,900 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2014-2015 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. During their time abroad, program participants meet, work and live with, and learn from the people of their host country. Read more…


UM's 2014 ACC-IAC Creativity and Innovation Scholars
UM students Alexander Aldred, Mohammad Arsalan, Sierra Farquhar David Leon, Sumedh Sha, and Jonah Udall were selected to receive grants to carry out student-driven projects as part of the 2014 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…


UM Microbiology and Immunology Major Awarded Critical Language Scholarship
After focusing on scientific pursuits during her time in the University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences, Christine Lam will spend the summer honing her language skills. Lam, who graduates on Friday with a degree in microbiology and immunology – and minors in biology, chemistry and psychology – will study in Chinese in China this summer through the U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship, awarded to approximately 10% of the more than 5,000 applicants from across the United States. The program funds undergraduate and graduate students to attend intensive language institutes in 13 countries. Read more…


Eight UM Students Receive NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholarships
Eight University of Miami students have received scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program. Read more…


CoE Grad Earns Gilliam and NIH/Oxford-Cambridge Awards
Biomedical engineering and creative writing double major 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…


Sophomore Physics Major Named 2014 Goldwater Scholar
Daniel Richter, a sophomore majoring in applied physics and computer science, has been selected as a 2014 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…