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.

Off-Field Battles Forged UM and NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly

Off-Field Battles Forged UM and NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly

Jim Kelly faced some of the NFL’s fiercest defenders as a quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. His toughest battles, however, would be fought away from the field.

International Students Celebrate Thanksgiving with Global Flair

International Students Celebrate Thanksgiving with Global Flair

Hailing from 20 countries from Angola to Venezuela, many of the 359 students in UM’s Intensive English Program celebrated Thanksgiving Friday by sampling turkey and other traditional Pilgrim fare while sharing the cuisines and cultures of their homelands. Allen Hall was transformed into a veritable United Nations for the annual extravaganza, with music and dances […]

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Reach Me Director and Actor Reach Out to Film and Theatre Students

Reach Me Director and Actor Reach Out to Film and Theatre Students

By Barbara Gutierrez UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (November 19, 2014)–On campus for the premiere of their newest movie, director John Herzfeld, a UM alumnus, and veteran actor Danny Aiello treated about 50 film and theatre students to a candid master class in the School of Communication’s Studio A, where they shared tricks of their […]

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Marine Scientists  Awarded More than $29M for Gulf Research

Marine Scientists Awarded More than $29M for Gulf Research

Special to UM News MIAMI, Fla. (November 19, 2014)—Researchers at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science were awarded more than $29 million in research grants from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) to lead the Consortium for Advanced Research on the Transport of Hydrocarbons in the Environment (CARTHE) and to study the […]

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President Shalala Gets Key to the City and a Day in Her Honor

President Shalala Gets Key to the City and a Day in Her Honor

UM and city of Coral Gables officials tout fruitful partnership at annual Development Agreement meeting, as President Donna E. Shalala is honored for her distinguished service. By Robert C. Jones Jr. UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (November 19, 2014) – Featuring updates on major infrastructure projects that improve the quality of life for students and […]

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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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With more than 39,500 lives lost to suicide each year, a community of hundreds participated in an annual walk on the UM campus to raise awareness about suicide prevention. UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (September 22, 2014) – The numbers are both saddening and shocking: Every 13.3 minutes, someone in the United States commits suicide. […]


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