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.

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Inspires Ninth Graders to Find Their Passion

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Inspires Ninth Graders to Find Their Passion

In a visit to the University of Miami campus as part of a college-bound enrichment program for ninth graders, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen told the youngsters to “never stop learning.”

Renowned Violinist Charles Castleman Joins the Music Faculty

Renowned Violinist Charles Castleman Joins the Music Faculty

Castleman spent nearly 40 years at the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester in New York, where he chaired the strings department for eight years. He is one of the world’s most active performers and pedagogues on the violin today.

Reboot: Artist Transforms Tech into Art

Reboot: Artist Transforms Tech into Art

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 […]

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Make a Move: Professor’s Board Game Helps Young Immigrants Plot Their Futures

Make a Move: Professor’s Board Game Helps Young Immigrants Plot Their Futures

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 […]

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Clinton Global Initiative University Returns to UM in 2015

Clinton Global Initiative University Returns to UM in 2015

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, […]

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Dining Services Unveils New Dining Options, Venues, and Employee Dining Plans

Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 14, 2014) — Faculty and staff are in for a number of culinary surprises as students return and the University begins another exciting academic year. To enhance the campus dining experience, Dining Services has spent the summer implementing its Dining Master Plan by adding new, healthy food […]

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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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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 […]


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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 […]


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