How can UM best position itself as a hub for innovation throughout the hemisphere? What existing services on campus should be expanded and how?
Do you have other ideas to help prepare students for dynamic roles in the next century? Are there particular advances in tools and platforms that you think hold promise? Are there particular skills or learning outcomes for students UM should emphasize?
Share your thoughts about the Basic and Applied Science and Engineering proposal. Are there other structural options for fostering collaboration or other content areas that should be in the problem-based clusters?
Share your thoughts about the proposed Hemispheric University Consortium. What additional criteria should be used to select consortium members? Are there other UM strengths that should be considered?
Share your thoughts about the proposal to add 100 endowed chairs. Are there other disciplines that should be included? What kinds of visiting chairs would enhance research, teaching, learning, and the arts at UM?
Hundreds of civic leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, and educators gather at UM to discuss Miami’s burgeoning tech and innovation ecosystem. By Jessica M. Castillo UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 21, 2016)—University of Miami President Julio Frenk kicked off the fourth annual One Community One Goal meeting, held on campus last Thursday, by highlighting the Hemispheric […]
Special to UM News In many ways, UHealth Coral Gables in The Lennar Foundation Medical Center is a model for patient care in the future. Along with the latest diagnostic and treatment technology, the new center has been carefully designed to meet the needs of patients, their families, and staff. “We looked outside the health […]
In a move that UM Director of Athletics Blake James says will “enhance the stature and visibility” of Miami athletics, ESPN and the Atlantic Coast Conference will launch the much-anticipated ACC Network, a multi-platform network that will give fans access to hundreds of exclusive live conference events via a digital channel available next month and […]
Special to UM News MIAMI—The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science research team led by Professor David Nolan has been awarded the American Meteorological Society’s (AMS) prestigious Banner Miller Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the science of hurricane and tropical weather forecasting published in an international journal during the previous four years. Nolan, […]
Special to UM News The School of Business Administration has named Arun Sharma, a professor of marketing, as interim vice dean for graduate business programs and executive education. Sharma, whose appointment is effective August 1, fills the position vacated when Anuj Mehrotra stepped down from that post to serve as interim dean of the business […]
Special to UM News MIAMI, Fla. (July 12, 2016)—The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County has appointed Frost School of Music Dean Shelly Berg as artistic advisor for its thrilling six-concert JAZZ ROOTS 2016-2017 season. A world-renowned musician, composer, and educator, Berg has been involved as a collaborator on JAZZ ROOTS […]
To better serve the UM community, University of Miami Information Technology (UMIT) has recently updated the UMIT Service Desk’s call menu. Now, when faculty or staff call the UMIT Service Desk at 305-284-6565 or 305-243-5999, they will hear the following menu options: To report an issue or submit a new request, press 1 For status on […]
Special to UM News For a select group of motion pictures students, a once in a lifetime opportunity to screen in Los Angeles began after winning ’Canes Film Festival in May 2016. Out of 85 entries submitted to ’Canes Film Festival, the School of Communication’s year-end film festival, five were selected by a jury of […]
Nerissa Morris, vice president for human resources, has been tapped to serve a three-year term on the board of directors of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, which serves more than 20,000 HR professionals and other campus leaders at more than 1,900 member organizations. She joined the board on July 1. Morris has been […]