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  1. 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.

  2. Sustainable Support

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

  3. Power of an Apology

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

  4. UQuit Helps Diverse Smokers Kick the Habit

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

  5. 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.

  6. Leadership Statements on Sexual Battery

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Forecasting Latin America

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

  15. 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.

  16. UM Student Named Point Scholar

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

  17. Music to Medical Ears

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

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. Deepwater Horizon Impact on Mahi-Mahi

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

  22. Pulled Toward Public Service

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

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. Focusing on STEM

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

  26. 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.

  27. Drawing an Inspiration

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

  28. As Hurricane Season Starts, UM “StormReady”

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

  29. Supporting a Hero’s Intellectual Journey

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

  30. 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.

  31. Historic Gift to Sylvester

    May 22, 2014 – The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research has presented its largest gift ever - $4.5 million - to the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  32. 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.

  33. 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.

  34. 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.

  35. 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.

  36. The Impact of Thermoelectric Properties

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

  37. 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.

  38. 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.

  39. 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.

  40. Senior Mwambo Celebration

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

  41. 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.

  42. 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.

  43. A Symbiotic Way of Life

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

  44. Connecting Marine Populations

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

  45. Students Thank Donors Who Help Dreams Come True

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

  46. 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

  47. 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…

  48. 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.

  49. Animal Kingdom Communication

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

  50. 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.

  51. 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.

  52. Commencement Speakers Announced

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

  53. 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.

  54. 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.

  55. Engineering Dedicates Cybersecurity Lab

    April 15, 2014 – The Fortinet CyberSecurity Laboratory will focus on cybersecurity.

  56. Putting Themselves in Her Shoes

    April 11, 2014 – About 70 male faculty, staff, and students donned red heels Thursday during UM’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, an event organized to help put an end to rape, sexual assault, and gender violence.

  57. President Shalala Honored with Truman Award

    April 11, 2014 – UM President Donna E. Shalala has received the Harry S. Truman Legacy of Leadership Award from the Harry S. Truman Library Institute.

  58. The Doyenne of Digital News

    April 09, 2014 – During a visit to UM, Arianna Huffington talks about the need to unplug and recharge in order to be successful.

  59. UM School of Law Receives M2 Gift

    April 09, 2014 – The law firm White & Case has made a gift to UM School of Law to support the International Arbitration Institute.

  60. UM’s Week of Well-Being Gets Underway

    April 07, 2014 – UM’s second annual Week of Well-Being got underway Monday with an urban farmer giving advice on the importance of sustainable food systems, while Kathy Murphy, president of Fidelity Personal Investing, spoke on financial planning for women.

  61. From Art Deco Candy to New Apps

    April 04, 2014 – The UM School of Business awards $65,000 in prizes during the annual Business Plan Competition.

  62. Faculty Senate Honors ‘Champions of Excellence’

    April 03, 2014 – With UM President Donna E. Shalala, colleagues, administrators, and family members in attendance, UM honored three of the finest in their professions at the annual Faculty Senate Awards Ceremony.

  63. Robot Moves

    March 26, 2014 – A robot “teacher” is helping elementary school students improve their health and fitness.

  64. A $2.5 Million Naming Gift to UM Hillel Announced

    March 25, 2014 – The new Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life will serve more than 2,000 Jewish students on campus.

  65. NAS VP Focuses on Science

    March 21, 2014 – Washington University Dean Barbara Schaal talks to UM scientists as part of the SEEDS Lecture Series.

  66. Transformative Change

    March 21, 2014 – UM Student Government President Bhumi Patel delivers the State of the U address, noting a year of “opportunity and growth.”

  67. Anything But Ordinary

    March 20, 2014 – UM Alternative Breaks provided students an opportunity to visit new areas, get involved with social and environmental projects and find new passions.

  68. Generous Donation from Alumna Hilarie Bass Announced

    March 20, 2014 – Gift to the UM School of Law will support school’s Legacy of Legal Education.

  69. UM’s Whitely Takes Reins as NASPA Board Chair

    March 19, 2014 – Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia A. Whitely is the first UM administrator to chair NASPA’s board of directors.

  70. A Shout-Out for Kindness

    March 18, 2014 – Fans broadcast live compliments to friends and family at the inaugural University of Miami Day of Kindness.

  71. Innovating Solutions

    March 18, 2014 – UM students are participating in this year’s Clinton Global Initiative University, which seeks solutions to pressing global issues.

  72. Women Who Moved Miami

    March 14, 2014 – Participating in a discussion on social activism, four women, including University of Miami Trustee Thelma Gibson, described some of the efforts they led to effect change in Miami.

  73. Watching How the Brain Works

    March 12, 2014 – University of Miami researchers develop a method to visualize protein interactions in a living organism’s brain.

  74. Catherine Poole, first woman to lead UM radiology department, passes away

    March 12, 2014 – Catherine Poole, first woman to lead UM radiology department, passes away

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  75. Miller School of Medicine Vaults into Top 50

    March 11, 2014 – The Miller School of Medicine rises to No. 46 in the U.S. News & World Report rankings.

  76. Tracking Loggerheads

    March 07, 2014 – Study involving UM scientists provides new information about the sea turtle 'lost years.'

  77. Spring Break Not Just a Beach

    March 06, 2014 – Some UM spring breakers will hit the road to learn about social issues as part of an alternative spring break program.

  78. Recounting the Iron Progress of Women

    March 06, 2014 – Former NOW president Patricia Ireland speaks at UM Women’s Commission Breakfast

  79. We Bleed Orange and Green

    March 06, 2014 – The second annual Orange Festival to promote UM spirit and traditions takes place Friday.

  80. Operation Pedro Pan: No Fantasy of Flight

    March 05, 2014 – Children whisked away from Cuba in the early 1960s recount their struggle and survival to UM students at “A Week of Cuban Culture” event.

  81. An Unbreakable Bond to Debut at Miami International Film Festival

    March 04, 2014 – Film by Emilio Estefan chronicles efforts of Nick and Marc Buoniconti.

  82. An Enchanting Evening of Music and Memories

    March 04, 2014 – The UM Theatre Arts Program celebrates its 75th anniversary with a gala concert honoring alum Jerry Herman.

  83. Universal Music U @ Frost

    March 03, 2014 – Frost School of Music partners with Universal Music Classics on an innovative research initiative.

  84. Hillary Rodham Clinton Talks Social Change

    February 26, 2014 – The former U.S. secretary of state urges UM students to join the “participation generation,” and get involved.

  85. Fit for the Outdoors

    February 26, 2014 – Part of the UMove initiative, UM’s new outdoor fitness circuit includes seven resistance machines for every major muscle group.

  86. UHealth at Coral Gables Announced

    February 25, 2014 – University of Miami Health System brings UHealth to the Coral Gables campus.

  87. UM Hosts Leadership Symposium for First Time

    February 24, 2014 – ACC Leadership Symposium sparks new inspirations, collaborations and realizations of social change among students.

  88. Two-State Solution for Israel and Palestine?

    February 24, 2014 – The Palestinian ambassador to the U.S. presented a lecture at Miami School of Law to a standing room only crowd.

  89. Students thank scholarship donors for helping them pursue their passions

    February 20, 2014 – At the annual Scholarship Donor Recognition Luncheon, UM students gathered in a collective show of thanks to the philanthropists who have helped make their college education a reality.

  90. Sand in Her Shoes

    February 19, 2014 – President Shalala receives Miami’s highest honor.

  91. Magnetism and an Electric Field

    February 18, 2014 – University of Miami physicist and his collaborators describe a novel approach to switch on and off magnetism, which can lead to a new generation of better-performing electronic devices.

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  92. Wasps and Social Acceptance

    February 17, 2014 – UM biologist finds that social wasps are accepted more frequently into unfamiliar colonies when both the individual and the group are young.

  93. History professor’s lecture on Satchel Paige makes history–on C-SPAN

    February 14, 2014 – During a C-Span filming of Donald Spivey’s class on Sport in American History: The Black Athlete, the UM Arts and Sciences history professor talked about the impact Negro League baseball players had on the civil rights movement.

  94. The Benefits of Obnoxious

    February 12, 2014 – Author and writer Malcolm Gladwell talks about his new book and spins tales about powerful people.

  95. Online Master Programs

    February 12, 2014 – The Frost School of Music is offering two master's programs online this spring, and will be adding another program later.

  96. The Truth Marches On in Libraries’ Black History Month Exhibition

    February 12, 2014 – The Truth Marches On, an exhibition at the University of Miami Libraries marking Black History Month, is on display through March.

  97. Lester Goran, Founder of UM Creative Writing Program, Passes Away

    February 08, 2014http://everitas.univmiami.net/2014/02/07/lester-goran-a-bright-light-that-shone-on-many-writers-dies-at-age-85/

  98. Raising the Bar

    February 07, 2014 – The University officially dedicated its new state-of-the-art Patricia and Harold Toppel Career Center last week, setting a new standard for helping students prepare for employment.

  99. UM Announces More Than $12.5 Million in Giving from Swanee and Paul DiMare to Momentum2 Campaign

    February 07, 2014 – Couple's giving benefits schools of medicine, music, and education as well as athletics.

  100. Black Awareness Month Gets Underway at UM

    February 05, 2014 – Opening ceremonies featured spoken word performances that empowered African-American youth.

 

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