Join the Conversation about the 100 Talents Roadmap Initiative

Join the Conversation about the 100 Talents Roadmap Initiative

Share your thoughts about the proposal to add 100 endowed chairs. Are there other disciplines that should be included? What kinds of visiting chairs would enhance research, teaching, learning, and the arts at UM?

UM Researchers Develop Blueprint to Thwart ISIS Online

UM Researchers Develop Blueprint to Thwart ISIS Online

UM physicist Neil Johnson and his research team employed a mathematical equation to isolate and potentially disrupt serious social media support groups for the Islamic State, or ISIS.

Roadmap Proposals Ready for Review and Comment

Roadmap Proposals Ready for Review and Comment

The draft proposals for the “Roadmap to Our New Century” that President Julio Frenk outlined at his inauguration are now online for the University community to consider and shape.

Researcher to Study Effect of Smoke on the Climate

Researcher to Study Effect of Smoke on the Climate

The first-of-its-kind experiment a significant contributor to regional climate warming begins June 1 from Ascension Island in the southeastern Atlantic Ocean.

UM Launches $1M Revolving Reserve to Seed Green Initiatives

UM Launches $1M Revolving Reserve to Seed Green Initiatives

The first UGRR project aimed at reducing the U's energy costs and carbon footprint will be a light swap in the Wellness Center's gym, but faculty and staff could help decide what's next.

Richard D. Fain Named Chair of UM’s Board of Trustees

Richard D. Fain Named Chair of UM’s Board of Trustees

Outgoing UM Board of Trustees Chair Stuart A. Miller passed the gavel of leadership to Richard D. Fain at Friday's Board of Trustee meeting.

Study Examines Sex’s Role in Zika’s Spread

Study Examines Sex’s Role in Zika’s Spread

By Robert C. Jones Jr. UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 23, 2016)—Before British long jumper Greg Rutherford departs for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this summer, he’ll leave an important part of himself behind: a sample of his frozen sperm. Rutherford, whose wife has expressed the desire to have more children, is preserving […]

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Anuj Mehrotra Named Interim Business Dean

Anuj Mehrotra Named Interim Business Dean

UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 22, 2016) – Anuj Mehrotra, professor of management science and vice dean of the School of Business Administration, has been named interim dean of the school following the departure of Eugene W. Anderson, who stepped down after his five-year term ended this summer. In making the announcement, UM Executive […]

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‘Witch Doctors’ Flex Skills on BattleBots

‘Witch Doctors’ Flex Skills on BattleBots

By Barbara Gutierrez UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 23, 2016)—Folktales tell us that most witch doctors believe in healing. But this Witch Doctor is bent on maiming, scorching, and annihilating anything in its path. Designed by a team that includes two University of Miami alumni, Witch Doctor is a 220-pound robot, which, with its […]

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Shark Week Highlights UM Research

Shark Week Highlights UM Research

MIAMI, Fla. (June 20, 2016)—Discovery Channel’s Shark Week continues Tuesday, June 28, with  “Air Jaws: Night Stalker,” an epic adventure featuring UM shark biologist Neil Hammerschlag, shark photographer Chris Fallows, and shark expert Jeff Kurr. Using a variety of  new technologies, including imaging sonar and special low-light cameras, they investigate how great whites actively hunt seals in the […]

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Effective June 1, the Title IX coordinator reports to Rudolph Green, the vice president and chief compliance officer in University Compliance Services. Doug Horr has been designated the interim Title IX coordinator and as such will serve as the central resource for the University on all issues related to Title IX, and will work closely with the […]


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By Maya Bell UM News MIAMI, Fla. (June 17, 2016)—Ocean acidification is such an invisible threat to Florida’s coral reefs, fisheries, and tourism economy that three of the four “stakeholder” panelists invited to discuss the topic didn’t know what it was before they accepted. And they included two charter boat fishermen who make their livelihoods […]


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Special to UM News University of Miami’s Toppel Career Center is welcoming recruiters from across the country to partake in this personalized conference/retreat opportunity. CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 14, 2016)— The University of Miami’s Patricia and Harold Toppel Career Center is hosting the fourth annual Hire-A-Cane Academy recruiter conference on Thursday and Friday, July 7 […]


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Special to UM News David F. Ertel, the chief financial officer of Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia, has been named chief financial officer and chief strategy officer for health affairs. As CFO, Ertel will be responsible for the business systems of the Miller School of Medicine and UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, reporting […]


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Summer is a great time to take advantage of the complimentary health assessments offered by the University’s Guardrails Prevention and Performance program. In about 15 minutes, UM employees can receive a non-invasive assessment of their nutritional, cardiovascular, metabolic, and musculoskeletal health, as well as a six-week nutrition and exercise plan. Developed by the School of […]


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