Sanchez, a brazen defender of free speech who founded the island’s first independent daily digital news platform, is one of the 100 Talents, an initiative introduced during UM President Julio Frenk’s inauguration.
In a sign of the changing relationship between the U.S. and Cuba, doctoral student Dainerys Machado Vento is the first Cuban citizen in decades to come to UM on an F-1 student visa.
The partnership between local governments and universities allows members to research, develop, and deploy solutions to address challenges faced by urban areas.
Providing refuge from South Florida's sudden storm and intense heat, the 81,800-square-foot facility will feature two field-turf fields and will be located on the current practice grounds.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Miami fifth among the nation's top-tier research universities that are graduating students with the least debt.
‘'We take this threat very seriously," UM President Julio Frenk said at the forum, noting that the University of Miami Zika Global Network is "collaborating locally, nationally, and internationally to deal with this global threat."
By Andres Tamayo UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 20, 2016 —Fires blaze in the streets. Newborn babies sit in cardboard boxes. Thousands of Venezuelans march shoulder-to-shoulder protesting the government. Food is rationed, schools are closed due to lack of financial support, and corruption is commonplace. To many students at the University of Miami, […]
A new UM People website, developed by the Web and Digital Communications team, is in the testing phase and will replace the existing people search on the University’s top-tier website when it goes live this November. Please browse it and provide feedback. Basic information that appears on each person’s profile page was created using data from Workday, which employees can edit and […]
UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 21, 2016) — The plant-based menu—peanut soba noodles, cauliflower with goat cheese, and sweet potato casserole—at this pre-Word Food Day discussion last week was eye- and palate-pleasing. And the topic—how we need to change our food habits and agriculture practices as the climate warms—was eye opening for South Florida, […]
By Barbara Gutierrez UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 20, 2016)—A University of Miami (UM) and Florida International University (FIU) conference called “Consequences of the Fall: Energy Security, Sustainable Development and Global Warming,” will examine the effects of the decline of oil prices in 2014-2015. Dozens of experts will gather on October 27-29 on both […]
With revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) set to go into effect December 1, the University of Miami will begin notifying affected employees of FLSA classification changes this week. Depending on the “job profile,” some employees will transition from exempt to non-exempt, even if their salary meets or exceeds the new FLSA salary […]
By Myranda Tarr Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 19, 2016) – Everyone longs to find their true calling in life. For Aprile Tampa, B.B.A., ’09, that calling is swimming. So it was no surprise the University of Miami alumna became an aquatics instructor. When the opportunity to teach youth and adult aquatics community classes at […]
By Meredith Camel UM News Stepping onto the stage in 6-inch heels and a long, silken weave flipped over his left shoulder, actor and singer Alex Newell captivated the audience at the Shalala Student Center with his sultry voice and soulful heart. Presented by the UM LGBTQ Student Center, Newell’s visit on Monday, October 18, […]
University of Miami employees have access to the entire suite of Office 365 products at no cost! Not familiar with the products? Consider taking this free course offered Thursday, November 3 by University of Miami Information Technology (UMIT) in conjunction with Microsoft to learn more and get an overview of Office 365 applications, including Sway, […]
In what Director of Athletics Blake James called “an exciting new chapter for the University of Miami,” the University has announced a new name for its multi-purpose entertainment facility: the Watsco Center. “Watsco has supported us in many ways through the years and we are thrilled to solidify their commitment over the long-term given their care and passion […]