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.

Special Report on Climate Change Highlights UM Research

Special Report on Climate Change Highlights UM Research

Debuting in advance of Earth Day, the University of Miami's Climate Change Special Report features more than 40 articles on UM research, dozens of interviews with faculty, alumni, and students, and opportunities for interactive engagement.

UM President Frenk Receives Bouchet Award

UM President Frenk Receives Bouchet Award

Yale University President Peter Salovey presented UM President Julio Frenk with the prestigious Bouchet Leadership Award Medal at the annual conference on diversity and graduate education at Yale University.

Scholars Honored for Their Pioneering Achievements

Scholars Honored for Their Pioneering Achievements

An oceanographer who specializes in remote satellite sensing, and otolaryngologist who has identified new genes hearing loss, and a chemist who contributed to the explosion of molecular logic gates, are the recipients of the 2016 Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity.

Zika Forum Spotlights the Epidemic

Zika Forum Spotlights the Epidemic

Researchers and physicians from the Miller School and elsewhere discussed the science of the virus, public health safety, and ethics.

Team UM Runs Past the Pack at Corporate Run

Team UM Runs Past the Pack at Corporate Run

UM News MIAMI, Fla. (April 29, 2016) — Turning off their computers and putting projects and other responsibilities on temporary hold, more than 1,900 University of Miami employees left work a little early last Thursday, descending on downtown Miami to show off their U pride in the 2016 Mercedes-Benz Miami Corporate Run. In all, more […]

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

By Charisse Lopez-Mason Special to UM News Lisandra Afanador walked into the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute more than 11 years ago gripping her small son’s hand as tightly as she would at the edge of a cliff. Her head was spinning, and her heart was heavy with emotion. She was sad, hopeful, anxious, and afraid. […]

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Researchers SPARK the Nation’s Largest Autism Study

Researchers SPARK the Nation’s Largest Autism Study

Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 21, 2016) – Researchers from the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD) in UM’s Department of Psychology just helped launch the Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge, or SPARK, an online research initiative designed to become the largest autism study ever undertaken in the […]

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Tad Foote Remembered with Stories, Songs, and Love

Tad Foote Remembered with Stories, Songs, and Love

By Robert C. Jones Jr. UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 27, 2016)—It was a simple wave of the hand that made a then-8-year-old Edward “Thad” Thaddeus Foote III “feel good.” Amid all the pomp and circumstance of his father’s inauguration as the University of Miami’s fourth president in 1981, “he found me in the […]

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UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 28, 2016) – Roberta “Bosey” Fulbright Foote, who came to Miami in 1981 when her husband, Edward T. “Tad” Foote II became the University of Miami’s fourth president, always made it her mission to turn the school’s grounds into a “Campus in a Tropical Garden.” UM’s former first lady, […]


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Special to UM New UM College of Arts & Sciences professor to be a special advisor to Colombia’s president as the country continues peace talks with FARC leaders Elvira Maria Restrepo, assistant professor of geography and regional studies at the University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences, is taking a public service leave for […]


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UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 21, 2016) — Call it an annual rite of spring. With classes officially over, a carnival-like atmosphere enveloped the University of Miami campus last Friday as students celebrated the end of spring-semester classes, enjoying a variety of activities at ’Canes Carnival. The daylong event, presented by Hurricane Productions, featured […]


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UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 18, 2016)—The Graduate School recognized its top graduate students and faculty at the 2015-2016 Graduate Awards Ceremony, including the Miller School’s WayWay M. Hlaing as the Outstanding Graduate Program Director and the Rosenstiel School’s M. Danielle McDonald as Faculty Mentor of the Year. The ceremony, held April 15 on […]


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As the university-wide e-newsletter providing pertinent news and information to faculty and staff throughout the University of Miami, e-Veritas is an essential element of internal communications at UM. It’s been several years since University Communications launched the current version of the publication—an email linked to full content online—and we are now engaged in a process […]


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