Gift of $50 Million to Name UM’s New Health Care Facility

Gift of $50 Million to Name UM’s New Health Care Facility

The Lennar Foundation Medical Center will deliver breakthrough health care to South Florida starting in 2016.

Off-Field Battles Forged UM and NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly

Off-Field Battles Forged UM and NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly

Jim Kelly faced some of the NFL’s fiercest defenders as a quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. His toughest battles, however, would be fought away from the field.

UM Dedicates Cutting-Edge Facility for Hurricane and Marine Life Research

UM Dedicates Cutting-Edge Facility for Hurricane and Marine Life Research

The $50 million complex designed to improve coastal resiliency, hurricane forecasting, and shed light on how the oceans could help treat human diseases includes a 38,000-gallon wave tank.

Coral Gables City Commission Proclaims September 17 ‘Norman C. Parsons, Jr. Day’

Coral Gables City Commission Proclaims September 17 ‘Norman C. Parsons, Jr. Day’

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.

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.

Alan Leshner Addresses the ‘Turbulence’ Between Science and Societal Values

Alan Leshner Addresses the ‘Turbulence’ Between Science and Societal Values

By Annette Gallagher UM News CORAL GABLES. Fla. (October 24, 2014) — As the Arsht Distinguished Speaker in Ethics, Alan I. Leshner told a full house of UM students, faculty, and invited guests last week that one should “never discuss floods with Noah in the audience,” a light-heartened reference to the fact that he is […]

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Florida Campus Compact Honors UM for Its ‘Culture of Engagement’

 By Megan Ondrizek UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 22, 2014)—The University of Miami was recognized with two awards from Florida Campus Compact at the Annual Awards Gala on Wednesday, October 15 at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Through the work of the Office of Civic and Community Engagement, along with the William R. Butler Center for […]

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UStop Diabetes Event Features Free Screenings, Healthy Snacks, and a Wealth of Information

UStop Diabetes Event Features Free Screenings, Healthy Snacks, and a Wealth of Information

Even Sebastian the Ibis realizes the importance of getting screened for diabetes, a chronic but manageable disease that affects nearly 26 million children and adults in the U.S. UM’s fine-feathered mascot was among the hundreds who attended the second annual UStop Diabetes event on the University Center Lakeside Patio last Wednesday. Organized by the American […]

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School of Nursing and Health Studies Launches New Programs in Nursing and Health Informatics

Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 15, 2014)—The School of Nursing and Health Studies will launch two new Master’s degree programs, one in Nursing Informatics (MSN-NI) and the other in Health Informatics (MS-HI) in the 2014 fall semester. Certificate programs in NI and HI will be launched at the same time, with a […]

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UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (September 26, 2014) – The University of Miami is now registering students for two new, fully online degree programs: a Master’s in Finance and a Master’s in Sport Administration. Both programs will begin classes in January 2015. The programs are among the University of Miami’s innovative efforts to respond to […]


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With more than 39,500 lives lost to suicide each year, a community of hundreds participated in an annual walk on the UM campus to raise awareness about suicide prevention. UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (September 22, 2014) – The numbers are both saddening and shocking: Every 13.3 minutes, someone in the United States commits suicide. […]


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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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