Beaux Arts Festival of Art Still a Popular Draw Decades After Its Debut

Beaux Arts Festival of Art Still a Popular Draw Decades After Its Debut

Thousands of visitors enjoyed the 64th annual Beaux Arts festival of Art held on the Coral Gables campus January 17 and 18.

UM’s Newest ’Canes Urged to ‘Tackle Big Problems’

UM’s Newest ’Canes Urged to ‘Tackle Big Problems’

Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd gave the fall class of 2014 a tough assignment before they received their diplomas: “You’ve lived through two decades of political paralysis, so this is your challenge—lead us out of this mess,” he said.

Students Transform Industrial Site into Hialeah’s Own Midtown Miami

Students Transform Industrial Site into Hialeah’s Own Midtown Miami

Students tasked with turning an industrial site in Hialeah into a place where people would want to live gave Hialeah officials glimpses of the area’s “boundless potential.”

Dauer Electron Microscopy Lab Provides Rare Opportunities

Dauer Electron Microscopy Lab Provides Rare Opportunities

The electron microscope can magnify objects up to 1.2 million times and slice a layer of cells into segments just 60 nanometers—one-billionth of a meter—-thick.

$2 Million Gift Will Advance Research at UHealth Sports Performance and Wellness Institute

$2 Million Gift Will Advance Research at UHealth Sports Performance and Wellness Institute

Just about everyone in South Florida can benefit from the Institute's collaborative research, which includes the development of goggles for the early detection of concussions.

Lowe Receives $1.5 Million Gift from Beaux Arts

Lowe Receives $1.5 Million Gift from Beaux Arts

The gift from the Lowe Art Museum's partner of 63 years will support enhanced programming, upgrades, and outreach, as well as the new position of Beaux Arts Director and Chief Curator of the Lowe Art Museum.

Nation’s Top Zebrafish Experts Gather at UM

Nation’s Top Zebrafish Experts Gather at UM

Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, FLA. (January 14, 2015 — Zebrafish are only about one inch long – but these tiny fish are helping scientists answer big questions about genetics and how diseases emerge. Zebrafish embryos are clear, and they grow outside of the mother’s body, allowing researchers to observe their development from the […]

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UM Trustee Robert Mann Makes $1M Gift to Athletics

UM Trustee Robert Mann Makes $1M Gift to Athletics

UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (January 14, 2015) — The University of Miami Athletics Department announced a gift last Wednesday of $1 million from UM Trustee and alumnus Robert A. Mann to create the Robert A. Mann Endowed Fund for the Department of Athletics. This endowment gift, which will support Hurricanes football, basketball, baseball, and emergency […]

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Peace Corps Recruiter to Join the Toppel Career Center

Coral Gables, Fla. (January 8, 2015) – The Peace Corps has awarded a grant to the University of Miami to hire a Peace Corps recruiter dedicated to increasing the participation of UM students in the international service organization, which remains dear to UM President Donna E. Shalala, one of the Peace Corps’ first volunteers. “This new position […]

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Grant Funds New Educational Resource on Ocean Health

Grant Funds New Educational Resource on Ocean Health

By Barbara Gutierrez UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (January 9, 2015) –The University of Miami’s Department of Cinema and Interactive Media at the School of Communication has received a two-year grant of over $405,000 from the Friends of Stark Parks in conjunction with the Herbert W. Hoover Foundation. The funding will go towards the creation […]

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Veritas, the print-format faculty and staff newsletter produced by University Communications from 1960 to 2008, is now available online through the University Archives, joining a number of other historic University publications digitized through the collaborative efforts of UM Libraries’ Digital Initiatives, Preservation, Cataloging and Metadata, and Web and Emerging Technologies teams.


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UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (January 8, 2015) — A moment of silence and candlelight vigil are among the commemorations planned on Monday, January 12 when the University of Miami marks the five-year anniversary of Haiti’s catastrophic earthquake. In addition, a special report detailing UM’s many efforts and partnerships in Haiti debuts today at haiti.miami.edu. […]


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By Megan Ondrizek UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (January 8, 2015) – The University of Miami has been selected to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. As a first-time recipient of the classification, UM joins a growing list of more than 360 United States institutions proven […]


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The Center for Computational Science’s (CCS) Fellows Program, which inspires a new generation of leaders in computational science, has announced its second cohort of fellows. These four outstanding students, who were selected for the 2014-15 academic year, will receive the expertise and resources to work on the cross-disciplinary project of their choice: Katherine Dale, Foote […]


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UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (December 19, 2015)— Brian Blake, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of the Graduate School, has been named editor in chief of IEEE Internet Computing, effective January 1. Blake currently serves as associate editor in chief of the magazine, a top-ranked publication that provides peer-reviewed, journal-quality evaluations and reviews of […]


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