With support from the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation and UM, eight new Stamps Scholars can "realize their highest aspirations.”
Flu season has arrived, and everybody in the UM community is encouraged to be safe, be wise, and get their flu shots, which Um President Julio Frenk and his wife, Felicia Knaul, did last week.
At the first public event of his presidency, Julio Frenk shared his vision for the U's second century, and invited students, faculty, and staff to share their ideas and aspirations for UM over the next 100 days.
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is teaming up with South Florida firefighters to understand why they face a high risk of cancer.
Since its inception seven years ago, The Launch Pad at Toppel has helped students and alumni transform their ideas for new ventures into nearly 300 start-up companies, but that's not how the unique entrepreneurship resource center measures its success.
UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (September 25, 2015) — Thirty years after NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti promised his newly paralyzed son, Marc, they would see a cure for spinal cord injuries one day, father and son are ever-closer to that goal, thanks in large part to the 30th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner […]
UM News President Julio Frenk is continuing his ambitious listening exercise, visiting schools, colleges, and other constituencies. CORAL GABLES, Fla. (September 25, 2015) — As promised during the recent Town Hall, University of Miami President Julio Frenk is continuing his ambitious listening exercise initiative, visiting schools and colleges, talking with faculty, staff, and students, and meeting […]
By Marie Guma-Diaz UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (September 22, 2015) – Just as in the well-known children’s story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, something good happens when things are done in moderation, rather than in extremes. Now, a new study has translated “not too hot or too cold, just right” to the quantum […]
By Bárbara Gutiérrez UM News Coral Gables, Fla. (September 24, 2015) – Steven Joel Sotloff was a devoted journalist from Miami whose passion for his craft took him to faraway places to cover important stories and dangerous conflicts. In September of 2014, he lost his life at the hands of ISIS militants who had kidnapped him. “He […]
The Well ’Canes Marketplace will return this Wednesday, September 30, to the Coral Gables campus, and debuts at the Miller School on Thursday, October 8. Support our local vendors and meet fellow UM students, faculty, and staff as you fill your senses with the sights and smells of baked goods, artisanal cheeses, local honey, marinades, […]
UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (September 24, 2015) – As dean of freshman at Stanford University during the early 2000s, Julie Lythcott-Haims noticed a disturbing trend: more and more parents, determined to play a role in the day-to-day existence of their college-enrolled children, were coming to campus and not wanting to leave. The trend set […]
UM News CORAL GABLES, Fla. (September 23, 2015) — Why do babies smile at their parents? Are they trying to achieve something or is it a random act? In the September 23 issue of PLOS ONE, a team of computer scientists, roboticists, and developmental psychologists confirm what most parents already suspect: when babies smile, they […]
Special to UM News MIAMI, Fla. (September 22, 2015) — A University of Miami study aimed at identifying early signs of Alzheimer’s among Latinos and Hispanics could help delay or even prevent the onset of the disease, thanks to a $5.67 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Aging. “This study will examine health […]
Special to UM News Khemraj Hirani, director of regulatory affairs and quality assurance at the Diabetes Research Institute, has been named associate vice provost for human subject research. As associate vice provost, Hirani will be responsible for overall leadership of the Human Subject Research Office (HSRO), overseeing the activities of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) […]