Sir James Galway Dazzles with His Flute and Talent for Teaching

Sir James Galway Dazzles with His Flute and Talent for Teaching

Sir James Galway, Distinguished Presidential Scholar, inspires flute students with his artistry and masterful teaching at a master class last week.

Science and Art Weave a Story on Climate Change

Science and Art Weave a Story on Climate Change

A fluid multi-platform exhibition examines the impacts of climate change through art, research, media, and curated archival items at UM’s Richter Library.

UM’s First Black Graduates Recall Triumphs Over Adversity

UM’s First Black Graduates Recall Triumphs Over Adversity

Trailblazing students, who are being honored this month by UM, look back at the early days of desegregation.

UM Investigators Win $13M in State Zika Research Grants

UM Investigators Win $13M in State Zika Research Grants

University of Miami investigators received the largest share more than half of the $25 million the state awarded to develop vaccines and new diagnostic tests for the Zika virus.

UM Announces Creation of the Frost Institutes for Science and Engineering

UM Announces Creation of the Frost Institutes for Science and Engineering

Recognizing the need to grow a global, interdisciplinary network focused on scientific discovery and solutions, the University of Miami is creating the Frost Institutes for Science and Engineering to elevate STEM disciplines to help solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.

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.

UM Names New Executive VP and COO

UM Names New Executive VP and COO

Nova Southeastern University’s Jacqueline A. Travisano will be UM’s Executive Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Operating Officer. UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 23, 2017) – Jacqueline A. Travisano, a business and financial expert in higher education currently at Nova Southeastern University, has been named executive vice president for business and finance and […]

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Physics Professor Wins Air Force Grant

Physics Professor Wins Air Force Grant

By Andrew Boryga Special to UM News He Wang, an assistant professor of physics, joined the University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences just last August but she is already making big waves. Late last year, Wang was notified that she won a grant from the prestigious 2017 Air Force Office of Scientific Research […]

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The Iron Arrow Tribe Expands

The Iron Arrow Tribe Expands

With the telltale beating of a drum, the approach of a solemn procession, and a tap on the shoulder with an iron arrow, 41 members of the University of Miami community were inducted last week into the University’s most prestigious honor society, which recognizes those who exemplify love of alma mater, character, leadership, scholarship, and […]

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UM Community Engaged in Provost Search

UM Community Engaged in Provost Search

By Meredith Camel UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 23, 2017)—The executive vice president and provost is the University’s chief academic officer and a principal voice on all aspects of daily activity and future progress. To garner feedback from the UM community about the kinds of skills, experience, and qualities the University’s next provost should […]

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This is the final issue of e-Veritas, which will be replaced starting next Monday, April 3, with Veritas, a more streamlined and flexible weekly newsletter aimed at keeping faculty and staff on all campuses and satellites up to date on University news, events, announcements, and opportunities. Designed by the web services and creative teams in […]


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A conversation with Belén Garijo and Felicia Marie Knaul By Alexandra Bassil UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 23, 2017)—During Women’s History Month, the University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas and the School of Business Administration’s Center for Health Sector Management and Policy and Women in Business Group presented real-world tips […]


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The world renown flautist  joins the Frost School of Music  UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 6, 2017) – Sir James Galway, the internationally acclaimed flautist from Belfast, Northern Ireland, is joining the Frost School of Music as a Distinguished Presidential Scholar, as part of an initiative introduced by UM President Julio Frenk. “Sir James Galway […]


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Special to UM News MIAMI, Fla. (February 24, 2017)—The inaugural Smart Cities Miami Conference, hosted last week by the School of Architecture and Center for Computational Science, brought industry visionaries, technology experts, government planners, and the public together to focus on the “disruptive power” that the mobilization of new technology will have in our cities […]


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The Frost School of Music’s 33rd Annual Festival Miami wrapped up this past weekend after more than 20 performances that featured Frost School ensembles, Grammy-Award winners, Broadway performers, chart-topping DJs, international legends, and rising stars, including Emily Estefan, whose festival debut drew such celebrities as her parents, Emilio and Gloria Estefan, and Jackie Cruz, star of […]


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