Students Transform Industrial Site into Hialeah’s Own Midtown Miami

Students Transform Industrial Site into Hialeah’s Own Midtown Miami

Students tasked with turning an industrial site in Hialeah into a place where people would want to live gave Hialeah officials glimpses of the area’s “boundless potential.”

Dauer Electron Microscopy Lab Provides Rare Opportunities

Dauer Electron Microscopy Lab Provides Rare Opportunities

The electron microscope can magnify objects up to 1.2 million times and slice a layer of cells into segments just 60 nanometers—one-billionth of a meter—-thick.

$2 Million Gift Will Advance Research at UHealth Sports Performance and Wellness Institute

$2 Million Gift Will Advance Research at UHealth Sports Performance and Wellness Institute

Just about everyone in South Florida can benefit from the Institute's collaborative research, which includes the development of goggles for the early detection of concussions.

Lowe Receives $1.5 Million Gift from Beaux Arts

Lowe Receives $1.5 Million Gift from Beaux Arts

The gift from the Lowe Art Museum's partner of 63 years will support enhanced programming, upgrades, and outreach, as well as the new position of Beaux Arts Director and Chief Curator of the Lowe Art Museum.

Homecoming Pageantry and Pride Animate Campus

Homecoming Pageantry and Pride Animate Campus

Floats, fireworks, food trucks, a football victory and a parade led by legendary quarterback and cancer survivor Jim Kelly made Homecoming and Alumni Weekend memorable for thousands of alumni, students, faculty, and staff.

Gift of $50 Million to Name UM’s New Health Care Facility

Gift of $50 Million to Name UM’s New Health Care Facility

The Lennar Foundation Medical Center will deliver breakthrough health care to South Florida starting in 2016.

VizUM Picks Up Where Places & Spaces Leaves Off

VizUM Picks Up Where Places & Spaces Leaves Off

By Annette Gallagher UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (December 12, 2014)—Places & Spaces: Mapping Science, the extraordinary Indiana University exhibition of 100 artistic big-data visualizations that debuted on the University of Miami campus in September, held its capstone event last week. But it signaled a beginning, not an end. “There are no endings,” said Sawsan […]

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Don Stacks Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Don Stacks Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (November 26, 2014)—Don Stacks, a professor of public relations and a leader in public relations research and education, received the 2014 PRIDE Contribution to Public Relations Education Award from the National Communication Association’s Public Relations Division last week. He was nominated for the lifetime achievement award by five of his […]

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Researchers Develop Novel Family Therapy for Schizophrenia

Researchers Develop Novel Family Therapy for Schizophrenia

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (November 11, 2014)—University researchers have developed a family-focused, culturally informed treatment for schizophrenia (CIT-S), one of first to incorporate elements of the patient’s cultural background as part of therapy. Their findings are published online ahead of print in the Journal of Family Psychology. The novel treatment aimed to reduce patients’ symptoms and improve […]

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Meet the Press’s Chuck Todd to Speak at Fall Commencement

Meet the Press’s Chuck Todd to Speak at Fall Commencement

UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (November 22, 2014)—Chuck Todd, the political director of NBC News and the moderator and managing editor of the network’s flagship “Meet the Press” Sunday morning public affairs program—the longest-running broadcast in television history—will be the speaker at the University’s fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 18. A […]

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UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (December 2, 2014) – Sergio M. Gonzalez, senior vice president for University Advancement and External Affairs, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. The NCLR Board of Directors […]


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The Division of Continuing Medical Education will host the Neurology Update and Stroke Intensive 2015 conference January 22-24, 2015, at the Mayfair Hotel and Spa, 3000 Florida Avenue, in Miami. The course is designed to provide clinicians with the most recent developments in the diagnosis and management of neurological disorders, including stroke. It will cover the […]


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Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 31, 2014)–The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a grant of more than $1 million to the University of Miami to continue supporting its Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), which has been housed at the School of Business Administration. The Center will receive more […]


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Thirty one students, faculty, staff and alumni were tapped into the University’s highest honor last week. By Mike Piacentino Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2014) – David Birnbach, vice provost for faculty affairs and director of the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital Center for Patient Safety, thought he was meeting with Provost […]


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UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (September 26, 2014) – The University of Miami is now registering students for two new, fully online degree programs: a Master’s in Finance and a Master’s in Sport Administration. Both programs will begin classes in January 2015. The programs are among the University of Miami’s innovative efforts to respond to […]


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