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  1. Bridge for the ‘Safety of Future Generations’ Has Its Ceremonial Groundbreaking

    April 23, 2015 – The overpass would ensure safe passage for pedestrians, many of them UM students, crossing at the intersection of US 1 and Mariposa Court.

  2. Lake Osceola Gets a Collective Hug as UM Community Celebrates Earth Day

    April 22, 2015 – Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff attended the annual event, including a newcomer: UM President-Elect Julio Frenk.

  3. UM Alumnus Rubio Runs for Nation’s Highest Office

    April 14, 2015 – Sen. Marco Rubio announced his Republican bid Monday at the Freedom Tower.

  4. Harvard Dean Named UM’s Sixth President

    April 13, 2015 – Dr. Julio Frenk, Mexico's former Minister of Health, will begin at UM on September 1.

  5. Studying How Species Evolve

    April 10, 2015 – Documentary film ‘Islands of Creation’ captures UM researcher’s fascinating speciation studies.

  6. International Week Celebrates Cultural Diversity Around the World

    April 07, 2015 – Join the Council of International Students and Organizations on a trip around the world as International Week continues on the Coral Gables campus.

  7. UM Hosts “Know Justice, Know Peace” Symposium

    April 02, 2015 – Discussion touched on issues of race and the ongoing struggle for social justice.

  8. Architecture Students Use Smartphone Technology to Survey East Little Havana

    March 30, 2015 – During the inaugural U-Serve Day, School of Architecture students and faculty inventoried more than 430 properties in the historic neighborhood.

  9. Pioneering Research Recognized

    March 30, 2015 – Three faculty members are recipients of the 2015 Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity.

  10. Women’s Commission Breakfast Looks at the Status of Women at UM

    March 26, 2015 – President Shalala delivers keynote address and receives the May A. Brunson Award.

  11. Stories About the U

    March 23, 2015 – Iron Arrow hosted an event where panelists talked about traditions and what makes UM special.

  12. A Celebration of All Things Haiti: Haitian Culture Week Gets Underway

    March 23, 2015 – Activities focus on the culture, food, music, and art of that island nation.

  13. Naming Gift for New Recital Hall

    March 20, 2015 – A $7.5 million Knight Foundation grant will help fund a new recital hall at the Frost School of Music.

  14. Haitian Culture Week on Tap

    March 18, 2015 – The student organization Planet Kreyol hosts Haitian Culture Week featuring dance, food, and fun.

  15. RSMAS Scientist Develops Model for Paleo-Climate Study

    March 16, 2015 – Tracking marine plankton provides new information to reconstruct past climate.

  16. Men’s Basketball Plays NIT Game Tuesday

    March 16, 2015 – Tuesday's game is a 7 p.m. tipoff at the BankUnited Center.

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  17. From Service to Commitments

    March 09, 2015 – The CGI U event at UM ended with a service day and more than 700 student Commitments to Action.

  18. Transforming the World

    March 09, 2015 – CGI U meetings Saturday focused on global issues and the ideas students have to tackle them.

  19. Clintons, Shalala Inspire CGI U Students to ‘Give Flight to the Possible’

    March 06, 2015 – More than 1,100 students from 80 countries and 200 universities join innovators, thought-leaders, and civically engaged celebrities for three days of sessions, networking, and service.

  20. Sweat has its Rewards: Giving Back to the Community

    March 06, 2015 – Participating in the UM Day of Service, about 100 faculty and staff help spruce up Liberty City's Charles R. Drew K-8 Center.

  21. A Taste of Cuba Comes to UM

    March 06, 2015 – Discover Cuba event showcases the cuisine, culture, and history of Cuba.

  22. UM Projects for CGI U Receive Grants

    March 04, 2015 – In all, 13 student projects will receive funding ranging from $500 to $1,250.

  23. The Singing Wrens of Costa Rica

    March 02, 2015 – Research on the songs of plain wrens may help understand more about human conversation.

  24. Studying Dengue Fever in West Africa

    March 02, 2015 – A team of scientists has determined that dengue is being misdiagnosed as malaria in Ghana, and possibly elsewhere in Africa.

  25. Local High School Girls Encouraged to ‘Change the World’ through Engineering

    February 27, 2015 – As part of E-Week activities at the College of Engineering, more than 220 teenaged girls attended Introduce A Girl to Engineering Day on the UM campus.

  26. Celebrate Cuban Culture

    February 26, 2015 – Events for Week of Cuban Culture include lots of food, parties, a domino tournament, and more.

  27. A Magic Leap into Entrepreneurism

    February 25, 2015 – UM alumnus Rony Abovitz, a successful entrepreneur, told students that if they want to chase their dreams they need to be bold and unafraid.

  28. CGI U Announces Speakers, Agenda for Meeting on UM Campus

    February 25, 2015 – Three-day event will bring more than 1,000 college students from around the world to UM.

  29. UM Rings in the Lunar New Year with a ‘Journey Down the Silk Road.’

    February 24, 2015 – Festivities included dances, music, demonstrations, East Asian cuisine, crafts, and more.

  30. New HIV Inhibitor Identified

    February 24, 2015 – A collaborative research team found that an antibody-like molecule provides long-term protection against HIV/AIDS infection.

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  31. Pitch perfect: UM dedicates Patricia Louise Frost Music Studios

    February 20, 2015 – The 41,089-square-foot complex, which includes 77 chamber music and teaching studios, will unite the Frost School’s 770 students and 125 faculty “like never before.”

  32. Student Government ‘For U’ Ticket Wins

    February 20, 2015 – Students Brianna Hathaway, Ishtpreet Singh, and Robert Renfro are members of the new executive board.

  33. Cuban Heritage Collection Receives $2M Gift

    February 19, 2015 – The Goizueta Foundation gift will endow a Graduate Fellowship Program and support the continued growth of the CHC.

  34. Home for Rafters and Combatants

    February 17, 2015 – A panel of lawyers explored the fight for freedom of Cuban rafters and Haitians held at Guantanamo in the mid-1990s.

  35. A Bromance for the Books

    February 13, 2015 – NBA coach, business mogul talk friendship, family, and the value of failure.

  36. UM Honors Its Scholarship Recipients and the Donors Who Make Their Dreams Possible

    February 12, 2015 – The Scholarship Donor Recognition Luncheon celebrated the benefactors whose generosity enables students to attend UM.

  37. Steinem Discusses Making Contributions and More

    February 11, 2015 – Feminist, author, and activist Gloria Steinem urges students to take action against injustices.

  38. Spotlight on Venezuela

    February 11, 2015 – A UM Center for Hemispheric Policy event explored the deepening political and economic instability in Venezuela.

  39. Cyclists Hit the Streets for a Wheel Good Cause—Fighting Cancer

    February 09, 2015 – Dolphins Cycling Challenge V raises millions for UM’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  40. A Powerhouse of Tiny Technology

    February 06, 2015 – BioNIUM’s “clean room” filters the minutest particles from the air, a necessity to create devices on the nanoscale.

  41. Nicole Henry’s Expressive, Soulful Voice Helps Launch Black Awareness Month Events at UM

    February 06, 2015 – The UM alumna performed and gave advice to students during BAM Opening Ceremonies at the Student Activities Center.

  42. John Paul Stevens to Address Symposium

    February 03, 2015 – The University of Miami Law Review symposium will feature the retired U.S. Supreme Court justice.

  43. Jazz Vocalist Nicole Henry Headlines Black Awareness Month Events at UM

    February 02, 2015 – Events will also include exhibits, lectures, a poetry slam, and more.

  44. As U.S.-Cuba Relations Thaw, ICCAS Hosts Historic Meeting

    February 02, 2015 – Cuban dissidents meeting at UM’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies call for a dialogue on the democratic future of Cuba.

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    community, cuba
  45. Legal Ties

    January 28, 2015 – Beloved scholar M. Minnette Massey, former acting dean of Miami Law, passes the torch to Charlton Copeland.

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    law, academics
  46. Combating Human Trafficking

    January 28, 2015 – A forum held at UM looked to cast an ever-brighter spotlight on the local illicit trade in people trapped in lives of forced labor or commercial sex.

  47. New Food Offerings Showcased

    January 28, 2015 – The Hurricane Food Court and Hecht Stanford Dining Hall officially opened this week.

  48. Sharing the Secret to ‘Results’

    January 21, 2015 – Alumnus Sam Daley-Harris shared his journey from musician to global activist during his Distinguished Alumni Lecture.

  49. Pro Bowler Calais Campbell Endows Athletics Scholarship

    January 21, 2015 – The $1.6 million donation is the largest gift from a former student athlete to UM Athletics.

  50. Beaux Arts Festival of Art Still a Popular Draw

    January 20, 2015 – The 64th annual event featured more than 220 fine art exhibitors.

  51. Students honor the legacy of MLK by helping others.

    January 19, 2015 – On the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., more than 120 students helped beautify Brownsville Middle School.

  52. Finding Answers to Big Questions

    January 15, 2015 – The tiny zebrafish is helping scientists answer questions about genetics and disease.

  53. Find UM Cuba Experts

    January 15, 2015 – With restrictions being lifted on travel to Cuba, UM faculty experts can offer insight.

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  54. Dig Yields Clues about Prehistoric Culture in Florida Keys

    January 12, 2015 – Students unearth artifacts that shed light on “prehistoric occupants of the Everglades.”

  55. Beaux Arts Festival of Art returns for its 64th year January 17-18

    January 07, 2015 – A South Florida tradition, the festival will bring more than 220 fine art juried exhibitors to the grounds of the Lowe Art Museum.

  56. The Perfect Patient

    January 06, 2015 – Unique collaboration between Arts and Sciences, Medicine, and Nursing prepares future health professionals.

  57. 2014: The Year in Review

    December 23, 2014 – UM experienced another year of transformative change and progress. Here’s a look at what transpired at the U over the past year.

  58. Rod Wellens, Longtime Chair of Psychology, Passes Away

    December 19, 2014 – Albert Rodney “Rod” Wellens, professor and longtime chair of the Department of Psychology who left an indelible mark on the University, the community,…

  59. UM’s Newest ’Canes Urged to “Tackle Big Problems”

    December 18, 2014 – In his fall 2014 commencement address, Chuck Todd, moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press, told graduates to build and grow a better society.

  60. Santa’s Sporty Elves Help Kids Give an allCanes Christmas

    December 15, 2014 – Underprivileged children do a little holiday shopping with the help of UM coaches, their wives, and volunteers during the 14th annual allCanes Holiday Shopping Spree for Kids.

  61. Prominent Leaders Convene at UM to Discuss the Future of the Americas

    December 11, 2014 – UM President Donna E. Shalala welcomes her former boss, Bill Clinton, and a roster of distinguished international leaders to begin a dialogue on what the next 20 years will hold for the region.

  62. Students Transform Industrial Site Into Hialeah’s Own Midtown Miami

    December 09, 2014 – Keeping the historic train station as a dominant feature, students proposed mixed-use developments with shops, offices, and residential units that would encourage walking.

  63. Business Expands Online Programs

    December 08, 2014 – The School of Business Administration is now offering a new online Master of Professional Accounting program.

  64. Going Bowling

    December 07, 2014 – Football accepts bid to face South Carolina in Independence Bowl.

  65. The Lure of the Caribbean

    December 03, 2014 – UM alumnus Hermes Mallea talks about the elegance of the Caribbean playgrounds of the rich and famous.

  66. Edna C. Shalala Passes Away

    December 02, 2014 – Centenarian was an accomplished lawyer, tennis champion, and mother of UM President Donna E. Shalala.

  67. Targeting HIV in Women

    December 01, 2014http://www.miamiherald.com/living/health-fitness/article4207134.html

  68. International Students Celebrate Thanksgiving with Global Flair

    November 25, 2014 – IEP students weave international customs into America’s traditional holiday.

  69. UM Joins Partnership for a Healthier America

    November 25, 2014 – The three-year commitment will look at ways to make campuses healthier.

  70. Lab Provides Unique Opportunity

    November 20, 2014 – The Dauer Electron Microscopy Lab provides undergraduate students a remarkable research opportunity.

  71. President Shalala Gets Key to the City and a Day Named in Her Honor

    November 19, 2014 – Honor comes during annual Development Agreement meeting between UM and city of Coral Gables.

  72. Rosenstiel School Receives $29 Million for Research

    November 19, 2014 – Researchers will use the money to study the impact of oil spills on fish and how pollutants spread through water.

  73. A Soldier’s Journey

    November 18, 2014 – Army Major Stephen Snyder-Hill will speak at UM about serving in the armed services before, during, and after DADT.

  74. Challenges in Our Changing World

    November 14, 2014 – Admiral James Stavridis, delivering the Cobb Leadership Lecture, said that building bridges is the key to a secure world.

  75. Fighting Crime Through Crowdsourcing

    November 14, 2014 – Researchers are looking at using crowdsourcing to help in facial recognition.

  76. Pizza and Research

    November 13, 2014 – Undergraduate students use a lunchtime seminar to practice research presentations.

  77. UM Honors a Generation of Veterans During a Tribute to Our Troops

    November 11, 2014 – From World War II veterans to the servicemen and servicewomen engaged in the war on terror, UM honors the brave men and women of the armed forces.

  78. Carmen in 1958 Cuba

    November 11, 2014 – UM's Ring Theatre collaborates with the Tectonic Theater Project to perform the classic opera with an Afro-Cuban twist.

  79. Noted Journalist Speaks at UM About the Dangers Foreign Correspondents Face Abroad

    November 06, 2014 – In a gripping talk presented at UM’s Miller Center, international journalist Ilene Prusher explained that reporters are no longer only truth-seekers but also targets of extremist terrorist groups.

  80. Exploring Embryonic Development

    November 04, 2014 – UM researchers have discovered a network of tissue communication that occurs during early development.

  81. New Iron Arrow Members Honored and Humbled

    November 03, 2014 – Thirty one students, faculty, staff, and alumni were tapped into the University’s highest honor recently.

  82. Lowe Receives $1.5 Million Gift from Beaux Arts

    November 03, 2014 – The gift will enable the creation of the position of Beaux Arts Director and Chief Curator.

  83. Homecoming Pageantry and Pride Animate Campus

    October 31, 2014 – With an ‘Animate Your Story’ theme and Hurricanes great Jim Kelly as grand marshal, UM celebrated an unforgettable 2014 Homecoming and Alumni Weekend.

  84. Strengthening U.S. Competitiveness

    October 30, 2014 – UM’s Center for International Business Education and Research will use a grant to bolster innovative services.

  85. Between Science and Societal Values

    October 27, 2014 – Alan I. Leshner, Arsht Distinguished Speaker in Ethics, told his audience that one should “never discuss floods with Noah in the audience."

  86. Helping Out the Hometown

    October 27, 2014 – Hundreds of UM students give back to the community in one of the oldest service days at the University.

  87. A $50 Million Gift to Name UM’s New Health Care Facility

    October 23, 2014 – The Lennar Foundation Medical Center will deliver breakthrough health care to South Florida starting in 2016.

  88. Extremists Using Journalist Murders as Propaganda Tool

    October 23, 2014 – Journalist Ilene Prusher will speak at UM about Middle East conflicts and how journalists are now targets of terrorist groups.

  89. Business-Minded Youngsters Visit UM to Learn the Secrets to Entrepreneurial Success

    October 21, 2014 – Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club ‘Grow Your Own Business Challenge’ kicked off at the University of Miami on Monday with a launch event attended by more than 150 elementary and middle school students.

  90. UM Hillel Breaks Ground on New Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life

    October 16, 2014 – Center made possible by $2.5 million lead gift from two distinguished Miami families.

  91. UM spirit shines through as students and parents bond at Family Weekend 2014

    October 13, 2014 – A spirited pep rally and barbeque, meetings with academic deans, and informational sessions on a variety of topics were among the many activities offered during Family Weekend 2014.

  92. UM Presidential Search Committee Named

    October 10, 2014 – UM Board of Trustees Chairman Stuart A. Miller appointed members to the Presidential Search Committee.

  93. Bullying Focus of Institute Conference

    October 09, 2014 – Researchers and counselors noted that patterns and environment can influence behaviors in children.

  94. All Pinked Out: Zeta Tau Alpha Battles Breast Cancer

    October 08, 2014 – From a Survivors Celebration to T-shirt sales benefiting cancer research, Zeta Tau Alpha kicked off Think Pink Week on campus.

  95. UM Dedicates Cutting-Edge Facility for Hurricane and Marine Life Research

    October 03, 2014 – The $50 million Marine Technology and Life Sciences Seawater Complex will help improve coastal resiliency and hurricane forecasting and look to the oceans to shed new light on how to treat human diseases.

  96. #KellyTough Hurricane Comes Home

    October 01, 2014 – UM and NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will lead the 2014 Homecoming activities.

  97. Guantánamo’s Past and Future

    September 30, 2014 – A traveling exhibit aimed at building public awareness of the long history of Guantánamo will be featured at UM's CAS Gallery through October.

  98. UM Launches New Online Programs

    September 29, 2014 – The two Master's degree programs are in Sport Administration and Finance, designed for working professionals.

  99. Stepping Up the Fight against HIV/AIDS

    September 25, 2014 – $1 million grant from state of Florida will support HIV/AIDS research efforts at UM.

  100. Hundreds Walk ‘Out of the Darkness’ to Shed Light on Suicide Prevention

    September 22, 2014 – With more than 39,500 lives lost to suicide each year, a community of hundreds participated in an annual walk on the UM campus to raise awareness about suicide prevention.

 

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