Walking a Mile in Her Shoes

Walking a Mile in Her Shoes

’Canes community of men don red heels to fight violence against women.

Olympic Champion Lauryn Williams Inspires Scholarship Recipients

Olympic Champion Lauryn Williams Inspires Scholarship Recipients

Back from the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, where she won a silver medal in the two-woman bobsled, UM alumna and track and field legend Lauryn Williams advises students to learn the value of team work.

The Tradition Continues with a Drumbeat and a Tap by an Iron Arrow

The Tradition Continues with a Drumbeat and a Tap by an Iron Arrow

More than 30 consummate ’Canes were recently tapped into the Iron Arrow Society, the highest honor attainable at the University of Miami.

Hillary Rodham Clinton Talks Social Change

Hillary Rodham Clinton Talks Social Change

The former U.S. secretary of state urges UM students to join the “participation generation,” and get involved.

Ringing in the Year of the Horse

Ringing in the Year of the Horse

UM’s third Lunar New Year Celebration featured musical and dance performances, Kung Fu and Tai Chi demonstrations, food, and face painting.

Beaux Arts Festival of Art Draws Thousands

Beaux Arts Festival of Art Draws Thousands

Under clear skies and with temperatures in the 60s, the festival featured more than 230 fine art juried exhibitors showcasing works in 10 media, from oil and acrylics to ceramics, photography, sculpture, and watercolor.

Southcom Commander Talks Security Issues in Latin America and the Caribbean at CHP Symposium

Southcom Commander Talks Security Issues in Latin America and the Caribbean at CHP Symposium

By Robert C. Jones Jr. UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 17, 2014) – Even with a shortage of ships and planes, the U.S. Southern Command intercepted 132 tons of cocaine on the high seas last year, preventing the cache of drugs from reaching land where it would eventually be parceled out into small kilos. […]

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Stellar Lineup of Luminaries, Honorary Degree Recipients to Address May Graduates

UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 16, 2014) – From a child prodigy who started making music before he even learned to read, to an oceanographer who once lived beneath the sea in a small enclosure for two weeks, to a physician known for his contributions to public health, health care, and decision-making, the University of […]

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President Shalala Receives Harry S. Truman Legacy of Leadership Award

President Shalala Receives Harry S. Truman Legacy of Leadership Award

By Maya Bell UM News KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 11, 2014) – In 1948,President Harry S. Truman noted that leaders who ably serve their nation during trying times send a message to future generations: “Do your duty, and history will do you justice.” More than 65 years later, on the evening of Thursday, April 10, […]

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UM Experts Target the Small Bites and Big Threats Posed by Mosquitos

UM Experts Target the Small Bites and Big Threats Posed by Mosquitos

By Melissa Peerless UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 8, 2014) – More than one billion people in the world are suffering from mosquito-borne diseases, and about one million of these individuals will die from these illnesses this year. Mosquito-borne viruses, such as malaria and dengue fever, are becoming a more widespread threat as globalization […]

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Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 19, 2014)— For the second time, the University of Miami School of Law’s moot court team won the Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court, which ended in a tie. UM Law’s team, second-year student Benjamin Keime and third-year students Abirami Ananthasingam and Joseph Matthews, shares the top prize—including […]


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Robert C. Jones Jr. UM News BALTIMORE, Md. (March 18, 2014)—As a graduate student at the University of South Carolina 32 years ago, Patricia A. Whitely never envisioned she would one day ascend to the primary leadership role of the national organization that serves as the voice for her field. But on Tuesday, with family, […]


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By Scott Roy Special to UM News MIAMI, Fla. (March 14, 2014)—A star-studded roster of attendees came out for the world debut of An Unbreakable Bond, a film by Emilio Estefan that documents the relationship between NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti, his son Marc, and their nearly three-decade struggle to find a cure for […]


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Representatives from the University of Miami’s Office of Government and Community Relations participated in the Coral Gables and Greater Miami Chambers of Commerce Tallahassee Fly-Ins recently, meeting with state senators and representatives ahead of the 2014 Florida legislative session. On the agenda were issues relevant to UM and the municipalities in which the institution has […]


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