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.

Nobel Laureate Urges Graduates to Change the World

Nobel Laureate Urges Graduates to Change the World

Oscar Arias, former president of Costa Rica and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, told students "the world is depending on you" to make a difference, a message graduates at Friday's commencement ceremonies heard from a trio of luminaries.

Commencement Speakers Bring Global Views

Commencement Speakers Bring Global Views

The former foreign minister of Mexico, the former president of Costa Rica, the Canadian director of AIDS-Free World, and the British U.S. managing editor of the Financial Times will speak at spring commencement.

A Big Hug for a Big Cause

A Big Hug for a Big Cause

Joining Earth Day observances around the globe, students, faculty, administrators, staff, and guests circled Lake Osceola in a symbolic “hug” last Friday, the same week UM released it's in-depth Climate Change Special Report.

Goldschmidt  Retires as Miller School Dean

Goldschmidt Retires as Miller School Dean

Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., will retire as dean of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine at the end of May to follow his passion for international medicine. During a sabbatical, he will explore opportunities for the Miller School and UHealth – the University of Miami Health System in other countries and advise Steven […]

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CARD Aims to Awaken Autism Entrepreneurs

CARD Aims to Awaken Autism Entrepreneurs

Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 26, 2016)—Michael Alessandri, clinical professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and executive director of the UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD), was awarded a $515,000 multi-year grant from The Taft Foundation for his proposal to help employ adults with autism and […]

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Professor Gets Galápagos Scoop, Imparts Lesson

Professor Gets Galápagos Scoop, Imparts Lesson

By Maya Bell UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 26, 2016) — Shortly after arriving in the Galápagos Islands to lead his summer study-abroad course, School of Communication Professor Joseph B. Treaster dropped by the office of the Galápagos National Park and Galápagos Marine Reserve, hoping to catch the interim director at his desk. Instead, the […]

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UM Hosts Black Graduate Psychology Conference

UM Hosts Black Graduate Psychology Conference

Special to UM News Sixty student researchers from throughout the country had an opportunity to present their papers and posters, learn from faculty, and network with their colleagues at the 22nd annual Black Graduate Conference on Psychology (BGCP), held at the University of Miami’s Shalala Student Center May 19-22. “We had a record number of […]

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UM News MIAMI, Fla. (May 26, 2016) — Robert A. Weinberg, Ph.D., winner of the U.S. National Medal of Science in 1997, was the featured speaker at the 17th annual Zubrod Memorial Lecture and Cancer Research Poster Session, hosted by Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the Lois Pope LIFE Center auditorium and the Schoninger Research […]


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As Auxiliary Services has announced, the transformation of the UM Bookstore into the Campus Store is in progress and is scheduled for completion by the end of July, barring any difficulties. During the construction phase, the store will remain open, with regular summer hours of operation: Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., […]


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UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 19, 2016)—Eugene W. Anderson, dean of the University of Miami’s School of Business Administration (SBA) for the past five years, has announced that he will step down from his post when his term ends this summer. He will stay on until an interim dean is appointed. “It has been […]


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Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 9, 2016)—Gloria Pelaez, director of teacher preparation and accreditation for the School of Education and Human Development, was recently installed as president-elect of the executive board of the Florida Association for Colleges of Teacher Education (FACTE), an affiliate of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. She […]


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Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 13, 2016) — The University of Miami Office of the Vice Provost for Research, in a joint effort with the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), has announced the recipients of the first SPRINT (São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration) Award: Rafael Nepomechie, of UM’s Department of Physics, […]


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