UM Dedicates Cutting-Edge Facility for Hurricane and Marine Life Research

UM Dedicates Cutting-Edge Facility for Hurricane and Marine Life Research

The $50 million complex designed to improve coastal resiliency, hurricane forecasting, and shed light on how the oceans could help treat human diseases includes a 38,000-gallon wave tank.

Coral Gables City Commission Proclaims September 17 ‘Norman C. Parsons, Jr. Day’

Coral Gables City Commission Proclaims September 17 ‘Norman C. Parsons, Jr. Day’

The man whose name is synonymous with “wellness” at the University will be celebrated throughout the city as he readies to retire after 43 years of service.

The U’s Historic ‘Front Door’ Wins Three Preservation Awards

The U’s Historic ‘Front Door’ Wins Three Preservation Awards

Once riddled with leaks, mold, rot, and termite damage, the wooden building at 1300 Campo Sano that served as the University’s first registration and administration center has won three major preservation awards.

Network and Complexity Scientists Paint Big Picture of Cultural History

Network and Complexity Scientists Paint Big Picture of Cultural History

A UM physicist is part of a multidisciplinary team that explored cultural migration through big data visualization.

School of Architecture Nurtures Allapattah’s  ‘Beautiful Little Corner’

School of Architecture Nurtures Allapattah’s ‘Beautiful Little Corner’

A mural commissioned by the School of Architecture and the Dominican American National Foundation transforms a bustling city corner of Miami.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Ranks No. 1 for the 11th Straight Year

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Ranks No. 1 for the 11th Straight Year

The ranking by U.S. News & World Report is a testament to the incomparable excellence and dedication found at every level of the eye institute.

Melissa Institute Conference Focuses on Preventing Bullying

Melissa Institute Conference Focuses on Preventing Bullying

By Richard Westlund Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 9, 2015)–Strengthening peer relationships, conducting genetic research, limiting access to firearms, and developing more effective family-centered interventions are important steps to reducing childhood violence, according to several counseling and clinical professionals at the University of Miami. Debra J. Pepler, distinguished research professor of psychology […]

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UM Receives $1 Million to Train Healthcare Scientists

CORAL GABLES, Fla.  (October 1, 2014)—The National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities has awarded the School of Nursing and Health Studies more than $1 million over five years to educate a new generation of health disparities scientists. The grant will support a training program to identify promising minority undergraduate students […]

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An Acoustic Repertoire:  Study Shows Fish Larvae Make Sounds

An Acoustic Repertoire: Study Shows Fish Larvae Make Sounds

Researchers suggest that these sounds are key to maintaining group cohesion. MIAMI, Fla. (October 1, 2014) – A new study from researchers at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science has documented for the first time that fish larvae produce sound. These “knock” and “growl” sounds may help small larvae maintain group cohesion in […]

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Miller Center’s ‘Doyenne of Philanthropy’ Receives President’s Medal

Miller Center’s ‘Doyenne of Philanthropy’ Receives President’s Medal

By Robert C. Jones Jr. UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 1, 2014) – She handled all of the fundraising and public programming for the University of Miami’s Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies since its inception, raising millions of dollars and organizing lectures, conferences, and symposia. But more than that, Maxine […]

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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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UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 15, 2014)—Lynn K. “Nick” Shay, a longtime editorial board member of Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, has been named editor in chief of the international journal for research related to the dynamical and physical processes governing atmospheres, oceans, and climate. A professor in the Division of Meteorology and Physical […]


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By Nancy M. Molina Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 25, 2014) – Collaborating with the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences, student game developers in the School of Communication have created Zoo Rush, an award-winning adventure game that aims to increase awareness about sickle cell disease and reduce the […]


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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 7, 2014) — Three cloud-based data storage and file-sharing solutions will be rolled out by University of Miami Information Technology over the next few months. Box, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive will enable faculty, staff, and students to easily store and manage content in a secure online environment, as well as […]


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