First UHealth Image Campaign Spotlights Commitment to Patients

First UHealth Image Campaign Spotlights Commitment to Patients

With the theme of “What sets us apart is who we bring together,” the ads and commercials showcase world-renowned experts focused on the health and well-being of each patient.

On UM, Global Connectivity, and the Future

On UM, Global Connectivity, and the Future

Julio Frenk, the Harvard dean and physician who takes the reins of UM on August 16, shares why he's so enthusiastic about the University's future and becoming the institution's sixth president.

Patient Satisfaction Soars at UMH’s Emergency Department

Patient Satisfaction Soars at UMH’s Emergency Department

The dramatic rise in patient satisfaction in the Emergency Department at University of Miami Hospital shows what is possible when management commits to change and staff is motivated by improved performance.

Supply Chain Services Aims for More Active Role in Transforming Lives

Supply Chain Services Aims for More Active Role in Transforming Lives

After saving the University nearly $10 million, the newly reorganized Supply Chain Services team is asking faculty and staff how it can help them better serve students and patients.

No Kidding! Dean Recognized Among the Nation’s Best Humor Columnists

No Kidding! Dean Recognized Among the Nation’s Best Humor Columnists

An international leader in community psychology, Isaac Prilleltensky has received many honors for tackling serious societal problems, and now he's being recognized by the National Newspaper Association for his humor.

Global Service

Global Service

Students help Guatemalan family get a roof over their heads.

1300 Campo Sano Wins City Beautiful Award

1300 Campo Sano Wins City Beautiful Award

UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 20, 2015)—Continuing to draw notice for its restoration, the two-story former art building known by its 1300 Campo Sano address won Coral Gables’ City Beautiful Award  for its outstanding renovation and was formally recognized at the Good Morning Coral Gables Breakfast on Thursday, August 20 at the Biltmore Hotel. The 1947 […]

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Researchers Shed Light on Nature, the Tinkerer

Researchers Shed Light on Nature, the Tinkerer

By Marie Guma-Diaz UM News University of Miami study reveals the evolutionary trajectory of the KLF/SP gene family, elucidating some of the molecular genetic processes underlying the transition of life from single-cell organisms to multicellular animals CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 18, 2015) – The Krüppel-like factor and specificity protein (KLF/SP) genes are found across many […]

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Campus Tours Highlight Best of the U, Career Advice

Campus Tours Highlight Best of the U, Career Advice

By Bárbara Gutiérrez UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 19, 2015) –Natalia Elling is a veteran of college campus tours. As she strolled the University of Miami grounds recently, she was on her tenth college tour. The 17-year-old high school senior from Delaware came away very impressed. “I really loved it and found it so thorough,” said Elling, […]

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Creative Writing Professor Honored for Short Fiction

Creative Writing Professor Honored for Short Fiction

Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 18, 2015) — Amina Gautier,  an award-winning short story author and creative writing professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ English Department, received the Gold Medal Award in Short Fiction from the Florida‌ Authors & Publishers Association (FAPA) for her second collection of short stories, Now We […]

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UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 20, 2015)—For the fifth consecutive year, UM’s Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Student Chapter, which has created two videos and hosted a Girl Scout Engineering Day to introduce high school students and young girls to engineering, has received the IIE’s Gold Award for overall achievements in 2014-15. Comprised of […]


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UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 18, 2015) —The Patricia and Harold Toppel Career Center has been recognized among the Top 25 Career Centers on Social Media in JobBrander’s annual review of the effectiveness and influence on social media of the nation’s university career centers. Ranking the Toppel Career Center seventh on the list, JobBrander noted […]


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Tickets for the Town Hall Meeting with President Julio Frenk at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 10 are available for faculty, staff, alumni, and friends on a first-come, first-served basis through the BankUnited Center’s online system. Go to miami.edu/frenktownhall to set up an account and get your ticket, which will be emailed to you as a […]


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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 17, 2015)—The University of Miami has been named one of the 2015 Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs at Research Institutions by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, an honor that recognizes UM’s Student Affairs for its commitment to workplace diversity, equitable staffing practices, and […]


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UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 14, 2015)—Four UM scholars are included in Thomson Reuters’ Highly Cited Researchers 2014, which recognizes scientists whose published works are most cited by fellow researchers. Earning the “mark of exceptional impact” were Philip D. Harvey, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences; A. “Parsu” Parasuraman, chair of the Department of […]


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