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  1. 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,…

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Pooches Take the ‘Ruffness’ Out of Finals Week

    December 09, 2014 – With the fall semester coming to an end, students enjoy Puppies on the Green, hammocks in the Palm Court area, and manmade snow to relieve the stress of final exams.

  6. Two Faculty Recognized as 2014’s Top Black Educators

    December 09, 2014 – Legacy Magazine Recognized History Professor Donald Spivey and Associate Professor of English Patricia Saunders

  7. 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.

  8. Former ’Cane Football Player Donates $1.5M to Athletics

    December 05, 2014 – Ken Hunt's gift will endow a full scholarship in perpetuity for the running back position.

  9. 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.

  10. Edna C. Shalala Passes Away

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

  11. Targeting HIV in Women

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

  12. UM Joins Partnership for a Healthier America

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

  13. Lab Provides Unique Opportunity

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

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. Fighting Crime Through Crowdsourcing

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

  19. Pizza and Research

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

  20. Congressman Ryan Touts Mindfulness

    November 12, 2014 – The Ohio Democrat says that practicing mindfulness can bring success and happiness.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. Exploring Embryonic Development

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

  25. 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.

  26. 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.

  27. 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.

  28. Strengthening U.S. Competitiveness

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

  29. Pride and Spirit Abound as UM Community Celebrates ’Canes Spirit Day

    October 29, 2014 – The 4th Annual ’Canes Spirit Day featured food, giveaways, a dunk tank contest, and, of course, plenty of UM pride.

  30. 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."

  31. 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.

  32. 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.

  33. 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.

  34. 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.

  35. Off-field battles forged UM and NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly

    October 17, 2014 – Jim Kelly, who will serve as grand marshal for UM’s 2014 Alumni Weekend and Homecoming festivities, faced some of the NFL’s fiercest defenders as a quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. His toughest battles, however, would be fought away from the field.

  36. 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.

  37. 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.

  38. UM Presidential Search Committee Named

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

  39. Bullying Focus of Institute Conference

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

  40. 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.

  41. #KellyTough Hurricane Comes Home

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

  42. Sports Legends Dinner Huge Success

    September 30, 2014 – A sold-out crowd celebrated the 29th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner, which benefits research at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.

  43. 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.

  44. UM Launches New Online Programs

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

  45. 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.

  46. Neonatal Touch Therapy Pioneer Honored

    September 19, 2014 – Miller School's Tiffany Field receives Golden Goose Award in Washington

  47. Tropical Tribute to a Legendary ’Cane

    September 18, 2014 – Hundreds of 'Canes turn out for a retirement tribute to Norm Parsons.

  48. Behind the Scenes of Peace Talks

    September 18, 2014 – Colombian peace negotiators shared their accounts of ongoing talks with FARC rebels.

  49. Thoughts on 9/11

    September 12, 2014 – UM students and staff signed a banner, donated items for homeless veterans, and held a vigil to remember those lost on 9/11.

  50. Presidential Leadership Program Announced

    September 11, 2014 – UM President Donna E. Shalala and UM Trustee Carlos Gutierrez named to advisory committee of the national program.

  51. Reconstructing Mega-Earthquakes

    September 10, 2014 – In a new study, researchers analyze sediment records to reveal the Indian Ocean region’s tsunami potential.

  52. UM Holds Strong to Top-Tier Ranking

    September 09, 2014 – For the sixth year in a row, UM is ranked in the top 50 in U.S. News' "Best Colleges" issue.

  53. President Shalala to Step Down

    September 08, 2014 – UM President Donna E. Shalala announces she will step down next year.

  54. Miami Law Bricks Named

    September 08, 2014 – The popular courtyard is named ‘Hilarie Bass Bricks’ for the superstar lawyer, community leader, and loyal ‘Cane.

  55. Data Visualizations ‘Worth a Million Words’ Unveiled at UM

    September 05, 2014 – Places & Spaces: Mapping Science, a traveling exhibition of 100 maps that present data in visually stunning formats, debuts at UM.

  56. Social Networking Accord

    September 04, 2014 – Researchers developed a model that tries to show how people reach consensus within social networks.

  57. UM Student Examines Bird Colonies in Namibia

    September 03, 2014 – The research is focused on the collaborative nest building behavior of weaver birds.

  58. Are Cigarette Substitutes Safe?

    September 02, 2014 – Researchers note that alternatives to cigarette smoking may still pose a risk to humans due to over-use.

  59. NASA’s Weightless Wonder

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

  60. 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.

  61. 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.

  62. 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.

  63. 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.

  64. 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.

  65. 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.

  66. Let the Adventure Begin

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

  67. UM to Host Clinton Global Initiative University

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

  68. University Names New VP of Enrollment Management

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

  69. 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.

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

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

  71. Yoga Wednesdays

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

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

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

  73. Cultural Migration Visualized

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

  74. RoboCanes Perform on the Pitch

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

  75. 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.

  76. Investigating Pre-Columbian Artifacts

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

  77. 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.

  78. Sustainable Support

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

  79. Power of an Apology

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

  80. UQuit Helps Diverse Smokers Kick the Habit

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

  81. 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.

  82. Leadership Statements on Sexual Battery

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

  83. 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.

  84. 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.

  85. 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.

  86. 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.

  87. 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.

  88. 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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  89. 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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  90. Forecasting Latin America

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

  91. 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.

  92. UM Student Named Point Scholar

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

  93. Music to Medical Ears

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

  94. 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.

  95. 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.

  96. 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.

  97. Deepwater Horizon Impact on Mahi-Mahi

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

  98. Pulled Toward Public Service

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

  99. 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.

  100. 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.

 

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