Soar with the Ibises: Attend The Lennar Foundation Medical Center’s Open House January 29

Soar with the Ibises: Attend The Lennar Foundation Medical Center’s Open House January 29

From the soaring ibises in the windowed lobby to the soothing garden on the roof-top terrace, UHealth’s new Coral Gables home provides a welcoming, healing, and streamlined experience.

Festival Miami Opens This Week with Something for Everyone

Festival Miami Opens This Week with Something for Everyone

From a live-to-screen concert featuring music from Netflix’s House of Cards to jazz and opera with mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran, there’s something to please every musical palate during Festival Miami’s opening week.

With Pencils and Drones, Architects Put Informal Cities on the Map

With Pencils and Drones, Architects Put Informal Cities on the Map

Mixing activism with architecture, two University of Miami professors use drones and face-to-face encounters with locals to give often-ignored map informal cities in Latin America their place on the map.

Former UM President Donna Shalala Honored at Fall Commencement

Former UM President Donna Shalala Honored at Fall Commencement

The estimated 975 students who received degrees at the largest fall ceremony in UM history heard advice from the familiar and beloved figure.

School of Communication Opens Two State-of-the-Art Centers

School of Communication Opens Two State-of-the-Art Centers

UM ushered in the interactive age with the dedication of the Koenigsberg & Nadal Interactive Media Center and the Robert & Lauren Mann Broadcast Center.

UM Launches State’s First Needle Exchange Program

UM Launches State’s First Needle Exchange Program

Last week, on World AIDS Day, a needle exchange pilot program finally authorized by the Legislature began in Miami-Dade, giving the Miller School another evidence-based intervention to prevent HIV infection.

Join Team Hurricanes in the Fight Against Cancer

Join Team Hurricanes in the Fight Against Cancer

You’re invited to join Team Hurricanes for the Dolphins Cancer Challenge (DCC) on Saturday, February 11. Every dollar raised during DCC directly funds cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, a part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System. Since its inception in 2010, DCC has raised $16.5 million for cancer research at Sylvester, and it’s one of our cancer […]

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Celik Receives Presidential Early Career Award

Celik Receives Presidential Early Career Award

Special to UM News Outgoing President Obama honored Nurcin Celik, associate professor in the College of Engineering’s Department of Industrial Engineering, with a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). This award is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their […]

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Surveys Explore Sad State of Water in Cuba

Surveys Explore Sad State of Water in Cuba

By Barbara Gutierrez UM News MIAMI, Fla. (January 17, 2017)—When Evaristo lived in his native Cuba, hardly a day went by where he wasn’t dealing with water-related problems such as contaminated drinking water, leaky pipes or streets flooded with raw sewage. The 60-year-old emigrated to the United States two years ago, leaving those problems behind. But when he returned […]

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Martha Stewart: ‘Embrace Change’

Martha Stewart: ‘Embrace Change’

By Megan Ondrizek UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (January 20, 2017) –Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart urged nearly 1,200 Miami-Dade women gathered for the “sweet” 16th Annual United Way Women’s Leadership Breakfast at the University of Miami Watsco Center last week to never stop evolving. “When you’re done changing, you’re through,” Stewart advised. Presented by The Lennar […]

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Registration for the 2017 Take Our Children to Work Day on the Coral Gables campus on Thursday, February 2 will continue through Friday, January 27, space permitting. The cost is $10 per child and $10 per adult, and includes a parent-child luncheon at the Student Activities Center with a special appearance by Sebastian the Ibis. To […]


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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (January 18, 2017) – The Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center is spicing up spring with a brand new cooking series lineup. Join award-winning chef Robyn Webb on consecutive Saturdays, January 28 and February 4, as she offers an introduction into the essential cooking techniques of iconic dishes from a variety of cuisines. No matter the climate, […]


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The University of Miami’s inaugural Smart Cities Conference, to take place in Miami’s Design District on Thursday, February 23, will bring together leaders in academia, professional practice, and industry to examine the Smart Cities phenomenon in relation to emerging trends and technology. The focus will be on infrastructure and the built environment, as well as new potential for business […]


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The performance management process is changing February 1. TALK for Success focuses on ongoing conversations between supervisors and their direct reports. To learn more, sign up for a webinar or read frequently asked questions at www.miami.edu/talk. Here’s what you need to know: Performance evaluations will be conducted in Workday from February 1 through March 31, 2017. The Workday process includes brief questions […]


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UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (January 12, 2017) — The University of Miami and City of Coral Gables held their annual joint Development Agreement meeting Thursday, gathering in the Great Room of the Coral Gables Adult Activity Center in the heart of the City Beautiful. Coral Gables Mayor James Cason told the group of city […]


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