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  1. NASA’s Weightless Wonder

    August 29, 2014 – Engineering students take a ‘magical and mind-boggling’ ride on NASA’s weightless wonder.

  2. Rocket Research Confirms X-Ray Glow Emanates from Galactic Hot Bubble

    August 27, 2014 – A University of Miami scientist led a NASA rocket mission to measure the diffuse X-ray background in space, revealing a “local hot bubble” and settling a debate.

  3. University of Miami Welcomes Stamps Scholars

    August 27, 2014 – The prestigious Stamps Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation.

  4. Bird’s Eye View of the U

    August 26, 2014 – About 1,000 UM freshmen and other students assembled on the Foote Green to form a giant U.

  5. Inspiring Future Lawyers

    August 25, 2014 – Speaking to UM law students, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy challenged them to become “trustees” of the legal profession.

  6. Reboot: Artist Transforms Tech into Art

    August 25, 2014 – The exhibit, which uses components from a Pegasus supercomputer, is on display at Gables One Tower.

  7. Students Urged to Find Their ‘Unique Value Contribution’

    August 21, 2014 – At UM’s New Student Convocation, award-winning journalist Thomas Friedman gave freshmen a look at the world they now live in.

  8. Shalala Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

    August 21, 2014 – A host of UM officials, including President Donna E. Shalala, are getting soaked for a cause – all to benefit ALS research.

  9. Let the Adventure Begin

    August 20, 2014 – More than 1,800 freshmen moved into residential colleges at UM this week.

  10. UM to Host Clinton Global Initiative University

    August 19, 2014 – The eighth annual CGI U event will take place in March 2015.

  11. Study Analyzed Conservation Status of Trophy Fish

    August 15, 2014 – Scientists find that species threatened with extinction are targeted for trophy fishing records

  12. University Names New VP of Enrollment Management

    August 14, 2014 – John Haller has held leadership posts at St. Joseph's, Vanderbilt, and Drexel.

  13. Interactive Media’s ‘Zoo Rush’ Wins Good Gaming Award for Raising Sickle Cell Awareness

    August 11, 2014 – Student game developers win award for raising awareness to sickle cell disease.

  14. Settlement Reached Regarding Univ. of Maryland’s Departure from ACC

    August 08, 2014http://www.theacc.com/#!/news-detail/agreement_08-08-14_lryjmo

  15. Yoga Wednesdays

    August 07, 2014 – The RSMAS campus provides a picturesque setting for the Well 'Canes Yoga Wednesdays. View the slideshow.

  16. Places & Spaces Will Change How People See the World

    August 04, 2014 – Exhibition of Artistic Visualizations Presents Big Data in Exciting New Ways

  17. Vaulting Into History

    August 04, 2014 – UM's Alysha Newman wins bronze medal in pole vault at Commonwealth Games.

  18. Cultural Migration Visualized

    August 01, 2014 – A UM physicist is part of a multidisciplinary team that explored cultural migration through big data visualization.

  19. RoboCanes Perform on the Pitch

    July 31, 2014 – The RoboCanes soccer team takes second place in the 2014 World RoboCup Tournament in Brazil.

  20. House Designed by UM Architecture Students Would ‘Answer Prayers’

    July 30, 2014 – Designed by UM School of Architecture students, a new two-story group home for residents with severe cases of cerebral palsy would be a significant upgrade over their current facility.

  21. Dusty Beginnings

    July 28, 2014 – UM study shows that Saharan dust played a major role in forming the Bahamas.

  22. First Class

    July 25, 2014 – UM’s first Bachelor of Science in Public Health graduating class learned how to help a community heal.

  23. Investigating Pre-Columbian Artifacts

    July 23, 2014 – UM Anthropology Students help Frost Museum of Science catalog and date items from South and Central America.

  24. Kidney Exchange Success

    July 22, 2014 – A small army of medical personnel with the Miami Transplant Institute performed the first successful three-way paired kidney exchange in the state.

  25. School of Architecture Helps Allapattah Get Its ‘Beautiful Little Corner’

    July 18, 2014 – A mural commissioned by the School of Architecture and the Dominican American National Foundation transforms a bustling city corner of Miami.

  26. Sustainable Support

    July 16, 2014 – UM researchers are examining which building span designs and materials are the most eco-friendly.

  27. Power of an Apology

    July 14, 2014 – UM researchers explore how conciliatory gestures promote human forgiveness.

  28. UQuit Helps Diverse Smokers Kick the Habit

    July 11, 2014 – More than half of study subjects stopped smoking by end of four-week program.

  29. Frost School Enters the Online Frontier

    July 11, 2014 – With the launch of two online master’s degree programs this fall, and a third in 2015, Frost will be the first school at the University of Miami to offer the accessibility and flexibility of the virtual classroom.

  30. New Insights into Deeper Reefs

    July 09, 2014 – Study compares bioerosion on deeper reef systems to better understand structural sustainability.

  31. Leadership Statements on Sexual Battery

    July 08, 2014 – University President Donna E. Shalala and Director of Athletics Blake James respond to allegations.

  32. ID Card for People with Autism Builds Understanding

    July 07, 2014 – Created by UM-NSU CARD, the new tool helps people with autism interact with police, EMTs, and others.

  33. UM Alumnus, WW II Vet, POW Tells His Story

    July 02, 2014 – As part of a StoryCorps project, UM alum Jack Diamond shared his story about the war and surviving a German POW camp.

  34. Health Rights Clinic Win

    July 02, 2014 – UM School of Law’s clinic has a unit of veterans helping veterans with free legal advice for urgent legal needs.

  35. Urban Sprawl Bad for Health

    July 01, 2014 – A UM study shows that people living in west Miami-Dade walk less and face greater risks for obesity.

  36. Staying Fit and Safe During the Summer

    June 30, 2014 – UM fitness trainer offers some tips on how to handle the heat and stay fit this summer.

  37. Tiny Submarines Make Cell Delivery

    June 30, 2014 – UM researchers are exploring the use and behavior of nanoparticles to deliver molecules to target cells.

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  38. Looking Good

    June 27, 2014 – People are more open to buying something if the object is considered attractive to them, UM study shows.

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  39. Forecasting Latin America

    June 25, 2014 – Symposium features leading global economist discussing the region's economic future.

  40. Climate Change and Economic Risks

    June 24, 2014 – UM President Donna E. Shalala says everyone needs to step up and address climate change and its impacts.

  41. UM Student Named Point Scholar

    June 23, 2014 – Jacob Rudolph is the first UM student to receive the higher education scholarship for LGBTQ students.

  42. Music to Medical Ears

    June 20, 2014 – Medical and nursing students learn a lot about teamwork from a string quartet.

  43. Five New Plays and Musicals on Tap at Ring Theatre

    June 19, 2014 – The 2014-2015 season promises a varied mix of performances that begin September 24.

  44. Teaching Writing Diversifies

    June 18, 2014 – Technology and team-teaching are among methods used now to benefit students.

  45. Ending the ‘I Don’t Knows’ of Haiti’s History

    June 16, 2014 – New Haiti Legacy Project preserves and passes on Haiti’s endangered history.

  46. Unraveling the Secrets of Speciation

    June 13, 2014 – Using birds as a primary study subject, a University of Miami professor of biology travels to the Solomon Islands to study the process by which new species are created.

  47. Miami Law’s Moot Court Ranks in Top 10

    June 11, 2014 – The Moot Court Board posted one of its best finishes in recent memory.

  48. Deepwater Horizon Impact on Mahi-Mahi

    June 11, 2014 – UM scientists determine that crude from the Gulf oil spill impairs juvenile mahi-mahi fish.

  49. Pulled Toward Public Service

    June 09, 2014 – Miami Law student Nejla Calvo receives prestigious Ella Baker Internship this summer.

  50. UM Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Science Education

    June 09, 2014 – The Howard Hughes Medical Institute grant will be used to improve how science is taught.

  51. A Virtual Learning Achievement

    June 06, 2014 – Students from countries as far away as Colombia, Spain, and Sweden accepted newly minted degrees at the University of Miami Global Academy’s fourth high school graduation.

  52. Rescuing Corals

    June 04, 2014 – Rosenstiel researchers are rushing to save corals and other creatures that could be destroyed when the Port of Miami channel is dredged.

  53. Focusing on STEM

    June 04, 2014 – The Howard Hughes Medical Institute awards the University of Miami $1.5 million to improve science education.

  54. New Lowe Art Museum Director Named

    June 03, 2014 – Jill Deupi, who serves as director of University Museums at Fairfield, is the new director of the Lowe Art Museum.

  55. Drawing an Inspiration

    May 30, 2014 – A new art collection at the Toppel Career Center offers opportunities for reflection, motivation and creativity.

  56. ‘Vocal Fry’ and the Workplace

    May 29, 2014 – UM researcher and collaborators find that using a creaky, low pitch voice gives women a negative image.

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  57. As Hurricane Season Starts, UM “StormReady”

    May 28, 2014 – The University this week received the “StormReady” designation from the National Weather Service.

  58. Supporting a Hero’s Intellectual Journey

    May 27, 2014 – Religious Studies Professor David Graf makes a special connection with a wounded veteran.

  59. Top Economists and Academics Debate Latin America’s Future Prosperity

    May 24, 2014 – UM’s Center for Hemispheric Policy hosted a group of leading experts on Latin America for a discussion on the economic and political challenges facing the region.

  60. From Coral Gables to Tinseltown

    May 21, 2014 – Top student films to be shown at ’Canes Film Showcase in Hollywood.

  61. School of Architecture Dean Named

    May 20, 2014 – Rodolphe el-Khoury, a distinguished leader in contemporary architecture and urbanism, has been named the new dean.

  62. Law School Gift Announced

    May 19, 2014 – UM Trustee Laurie Silvers and her husband, Mitchell Rubenstein, will establish two scholarships supporting students at the School of Law.

  63. Plotting Haiti’s New Population Center

    May 16, 2014 – The School of Architecture hosts a charrette to transform Haiti’s north coast into a less earthquake-prone population center.

  64. University of Miami Names New Board of Trustees Chair and Members

    May 16, 2014 – Stuart A. Miller takes the helm of UM’s board; Hilarie Bass and Richard D. Fain elected vice chairs.

  65. Showcasing Student Works

    May 15, 2014 – The annual Master of Fine Arts Candidates Exhibition 2014 is on display at the Lowe Art Museum through June 1.

  66. The Impact of Thermoelectric Properties

    May 14, 2014 – UM physicist and collaborators provide new insight into thermoelectric materials that may boost green technologies.

  67. Celebrating Success, Life and What’s Next

    May 11, 2014 – More than 3,500 graduates and undergraduates received their University of Miami diplomas this week during six commencement ceremonies at the BankUnited Center.

  68. Graduates Cheer UM as the Perfect Place

    May 09, 2014 – At three undergraduate degree ceremonies held in the BankUnited Center, UM’s newest alumni accepted newly minted degrees while reflecting on some of the projects they embarked upon as students to help change the world.

  69. Graduate Degree Ceremony Features Hugs, Kisses and Tears

    May 08, 2014 – The graduate degree commencement ceremony was the first of six graduation exercises to be held at the BankUnited Center between Thursday and Saturday.

  70. Senior Mwambo Celebration

    May 08, 2014 – The ceremony marks the achievements of black UM students and honors the transition to life beyond graduation.

  71. Focus On Regenerative Medicine

    May 07, 2014 – Miller School of Medicine researchers are developing strategies to use the body’s own cells to fight cancer, diabetes, and other problems.

  72. Technology on Parade

    May 06, 2014 – With robots that play soccer and lead group exercise classes, advances in telemedicine, and aerial drones that can map cities, UM showed off some of its technological wonders at the eMerge Americas Techweek Expo and Summit.

  73. A Symbiotic Way of Life

    May 05, 2014 – UM researchers discover a “simple and elegant mechanism” that regulates relationships between insects and bacteria.

  74. Connecting Marine Populations

    May 05, 2014 – RSMAS researchers examined how coral and fish larvae are interconnected on Caribbean reefs.

  75. Students Thank Donors Who Help Dreams Come True

    May 02, 2014 – Students thank donors during the Leadership and Loyalty Recognition Reception.

  76. Five Languages and a Law Degree

    May 02, 2014 – Paulina Valanty immersed herself in UM’s Immigration Clinic, and will now join Homeland Security attorney program in Washington, D.C.

  77. The Long Road Well Traveled

    May 02, 2014 – Corey Gray grows from a child farmworker to a decorated soldier, to an accomplished lawyer.

  78. Networking a Key to Career

    May 02, 2014 – Zachary Bernheimer credits networking with his success in securing internships and a job.

  79. Insight on Internships

    May 02, 2014 – Graduate Laura Morcate says the internships she participated in helped prepare her for a career.

  80. Fulfilled Search

    May 02, 2014 – After graduation, Chelsea Wortham will go to work for Google, where she previously interned.

  81. Championing a Career in Journalism

    May 02, 2014 – Arianne Alcorta wants a career in journalism to give voice to the voiceless.

  82. Connecting with Communities

    May 02, 2014 – Graduate Tiffany Ford is focusing on a career in the public heath care sector.

  83. UM Graduate Plans to Grow His Business

    May 02, 2014 – Travis Montaque is the CEO of Splyst, a platform for discovery and information matching on the web.

  84. Advancing Environmental Focus

    May 02, 2014 – Katie Crosley receives the first doctorate degree from Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy.

  85. Sharing Journeys of Remembrance and Strength

    May 01, 2014 – Holocaust Survivors Support Internship Program culminates in annual Legacy Luncheon

  86. Short Films Hit the Big Screen

    April 29, 2014 – About 100 student films will debut at the 17th annual ’Canes Film Festival this weekend.

  87. Oasis in the Gables: UM students recharge at stress-reduction zone

    April 29, 2014 – With final exams underway, University of Miami students flocked to the Foote Green on Tuesday to unplug and recharge at The Huffington Post's Oasis.

  88. ’Miami Baseball Cracks Top 10

    April 28, 2014 – Winners of 19 of their last 20 games, the ’Canes have entered the top 10 in a number of national collegiate baseball polls.

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  89. University of Miami to Hold Spring Commencement

    April 28, 2014 – Over 3,500 Students to Graduate in 6 Ceremonies

  90. A Celebration of Involvement

    April 23, 2014 – UM honors students for volunteer efforts and leadership abilities.

  91. UHealth: Leader in Breakthrough Technology

    April 23, 2014 – Becomes the first academic medical center in the world to use the new da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System

  92. Raising Earth Week Awareness

    April 22, 2014 – Dozens of University of Miami students, staff and faculty turned out at Lake Osceola Tuesday afternoon for the annual “Hug the Lake” event to mark…

  93. Estefan Tapped into Iron Arrow

    April 22, 2014 – Gloria Estefan, a Grammy-winning superstar and a UM Board of Trustees member, was tapped into Iron Arrow.

  94. Animal Kingdom Communication

    April 22, 2014 – UM researcher discovers the most effective animal signal strategies.

  95. Matches Made in Cyberspace

    April 21, 2014 – UM alumnus Steven Reubenstone has launched Collaborizm, a Web-based platform that matches people interested in collaborating on projects.

  96. Singers Celebrate the Human Voice and the UM Experts Who Take Care of It

    April 21, 2014 – Students celebrate the finest musical instrument ever made during World Voice Day.

  97. Commencement Speakers Announced

    April 21, 2014 – UM welcomes an extraordinary lineup of speakers and honorary degree recipients during May Commencement ceremonies May 8-10.

  98. Imagined Jewish Homeland in New York

    April 18, 2014 – Researchers Share How Augmented Reality Technology Animates Unrealized Plans for a City of Refuge for the Jews.

  99. U.S. General Talks Security in Latin America

    April 17, 2014 – UM’s Center for Hemispheric Policy’s symposium features a talk by Gen. John F. Kelly, commander of the U.S. Southern Command.

  100. We Robot and You

    April 16, 2014 – School of Law conference examines the impact of robots on society.

 

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