Supply Chain Services Aims for More Active Role in Transforming Lives

Supply Chain Services Aims for More Active Role in Transforming Lives

After saving the University nearly $10 million, the newly reorganized Supply Chain Services team is asking faculty and staff how it can help them better serve students and patients.

No Kidding! Dean Recognized Among the Nation’s Best Humor Columnists

No Kidding! Dean Recognized Among the Nation’s Best Humor Columnists

An international leader in community psychology, Isaac Prilleltensky has received many honors for tackling serious societal problems, and now he's being recognized by the National Newspaper Association for his humor.

Global Service

Global Service

Students help Guatemalan family get a roof over their heads.

Alumnus Makes $1 Million Pledge to UM Athletics

Alumnus Makes $1 Million Pledge to UM Athletics

Scott C. Mueller, the CEO of Dealer Tire in Cleveland who attended UM on a scholarship, has made a $1 million gift to help provide scholarships to student-athletes in the football program.

High Schoolers Learn What It Takes to Succeed at Ambassador Seminar

High Schoolers Learn What It Takes to Succeed at Ambassador Seminar

Local high school students heard stories about how failure teaches valuable lessons and perseverance pays dividends at UHealth's annual Student Ambassador Seminar.

Canine Companion: Puppy Comes to College to Learn How to Help People

Canine Companion: Puppy Comes to College to Learn How to Help People

Trenton will be learning house manners, public etiquette, and basic commands from volunteer puppy raisers on campus who are establishing a club dedicated to raising canine assistants for people with disabilities.

Two New Shows Added to Festival Miami’s Stellar Lineup

Two New Shows Added to Festival Miami’s Stellar Lineup

Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 17, 2015)—The University of Miami Frost School of Music, with presenting sponsor UHealth—University of Miami Health System, have added two two new shows to the lineup for its annual multi-genre music festival, Festival Miami, Florida’s premier live music festival, which runs from October 16 to November 7. […]

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Study Investigates ‘Landscape of Fear’ with Sharks and Turtles

Study Investigates ‘Landscape of Fear’ with Sharks and Turtles

Special to UM News MIAMI, Fla. (July 23, 2015)–Scientists at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and the Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy who examined predator-prey interactions between tiger sharks and sea turtles in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean found that tiger sharks alter their movements to take advantage of nesting turtles. The […]

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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Ranked No. 1 for 14th Time

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Ranked No. 1 for 14th Time

Special to UM News MIAMI, Fla. (July 21, 2015)—For the 12th consecutive year—and the 14th time overall—Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at UHealth—the University of Miami Health System has been ranked the nation’s best in ophthalmology by U.S. News & World Report in its 2015-2016 Best Hospitals edition. Every year since the rankings began 25 years […]

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New Media Workshop Attracts—and Nurtures—New Talent

New Media Workshop Attracts—and Nurtures—New Talent

UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 17, 2015)—Within an hour of arriving on campus July 5, the students in this year’s Peace Sullivan/James Ansin High School Journalism and New Media Workshop settled on the issue that would consume them for the next three weeks: how climate change will affect South Florida. Now more than half […]

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Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 13, 2015) – The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department will partner with University of Miami neuroscientist Amishi Jha on an innovative research study to investigate how mindfulness and relaxation training can help firefighters better cope with the high stress and challenging nature of their demanding service. A recent study […]


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Special to UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 16, 2015)—Alexander Muina, the assistant director for IT Audits in the Office of Audit and Advisory Services, is the 2015 recipient of the U.S. IDEA User of Excellence Award. The UM alumnus is being recognized for effectively using CaseWare IDEA to achieve organizational goals and involve department […]


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Special to UM News MIAMI, Fla. (June 10, 2015)—An international team led by researchers at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science has developed a new, timelier method to identify harmful bacteria levels on recreational beaches. The new model provides beach managers with a better prediction tool to identify when closures are required to […]


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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 8, 2015) – For the first time, leading authors and aspiring writers from the U.S. and marginalized writers from across the world are gathered at the University of Miami campus this month to participate in the renowned Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation (VONA)/Voices Workshops for Writers of Color, the only […]


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A week ago Saturday, the BankUnited Center held the last of 21 high school and non-UM college graduation ceremonies, wrapping up a breathtaking whirlwind of activity on campus that began with the confluence of two historic events. A live broadcast of the Billboard Latin Music Awards from the BUC and the renaming of the Student […]


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