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.
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.
A UM physicist is part of a multidisciplinary team that explored cultural migration through big data visualization.
A mural commissioned by the School of Architecture and the Dominican American National Foundation transforms a bustling city corner of Miami.
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.
By Megan M. Ondrizek UM News GABLES, Fla. (September 5, 2014)—Screening the first 3-D film shown on campus, The Lego Movie, last week, the Bill Cosford Cinema inaugurated the ambitious technology upgrades the Division of Student Affairs, in partnership with the School of Communication and the student Cinematic Arts Commission (CAC), completed over the summer. […]
By Meredith Camel UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 21, 2014) —When Miami artist Patricia Van Dalen saw the motherboards, microprocessors, and heat sinks in storage at the University’s Center for Computational Science (CCS), she didn’t see an electronics graveyard. “Instead I saw a ‘liveyard,’ with endless possibility,” she says. The components are the remnants of […]
By Barbara Gutierrez UM News MIAMI, Fla. (August 20, 2014)—Life in the United States for the thousands of young, unaccompanied, and undocumented immigrants who continue to arrive from Central America can be daunting. Many end up in detention centers where they must make legal decisions that will determine their future. University of Miami School of […]
Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 15,2014)—President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will host the eighth annual Clinton Global Initiative University meeting March 6-8, 2015 at the University of Miami. The meeting will bring together more than 1,000 innovative student leaders to make Commitments to Action in CGI U’s five focus areas: Education, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Special to UM News MIAMI, Fla. (July 28, 2014)—A new study from scientists at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and colleagues confirms rising levels of water vapor in the upper troposphere—a key amplifier of global warming—will intensify the impact of climate change over the next decades. “The study is the first to […]
A University of Miami scientist led a NASA rocket mission to measure the diffuse X-ray background in space, revealing a “local hot bubble” and settling a debate. By Marie Guma-Diaz and Annette Gallagher CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 27, 2014) — When we look up to the heavens on a clear night, we see an immense […]