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  1. Investigating Pre-Columbian Artifacts

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Sustainable Support

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

  5. Power of an Apology

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

  6. 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.

  7. Leadership Statements on Sexual Battery

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

  8. Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen Inspires Ninth Graders to ‘Find Their Passion’

    July 08, 2014 – In a visit to the University of Miami campus as part of a college-bound enrichment program for ninth graders, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen told the youngsters to “never stop learning.”

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Forecasting Latin America

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

  17. 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.

  18. UM Student Named Point Scholar

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

  19. Music to Medical Ears

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

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. Deepwater Horizon Impact on Mahi-Mahi

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

  23. Pulled Toward Public Service

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

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

  26. Focusing on STEM

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

  27. Drawing an Inspiration

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

  28. ‘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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  29. From Coral Gables to Tinseltown

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

  30. 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.

  31. 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.

  32. 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.

  33. 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.

  34. The Impact of Thermoelectric Properties

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

  35. 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.

  36. 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.

  37. 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.

  38. Senior Mwambo Celebration

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

  39. 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.

  40. Students Thank Donors Who Help Dreams Come True

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

  41. 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.

  42. The Long Road Well Traveled

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

  43. Networking a Key to Career

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

  44. Insight on Internships

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

  45. Fulfilled Search

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

  46. Championing a Career in Journalism

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

  47. Connecting with Communities

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

  48. 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.

  49. Advancing Environmental Focus

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

  50. Sharing Journeys of Remembrance and Strength

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

  51. 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

  52. 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.

  53. 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.

  54. Commencement Speakers Announced

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

  55. 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.

  56. 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.

  57. 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.

  58. 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.

  59. 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.

  60. A Week of Discovery

    March 31, 2014 – International Week on the Gables Campus focuses on different cultures and geographic areas.

  61. Champion Olympic Sprinter and Bobsledder Lauryn Williams Inspires Scholarship Recipients

    March 28, 2014 – Back from the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, where she won a silver medal in the two-woman bobsled, UM alumna and track and field legend Lauryn Williams advises students to learn the value of team work.

  62. Statement from President Shalala on Passing of UM Student

    March 27, 2014 – The University of Miami community mourns the death of Melissa Ribeiro after a short illness. Melissa was an outstanding freshman at the School of Business…

  63. Immersed in Social Awareness

    March 27, 2014 – The Tunnel of Oppression exhibit on campus shows that tolerance is the light at the end of the tunnel.

  64. Robot Moves

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

  65. 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.

  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. Innovating Solutions

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

  71. 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.

  72. 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.

  73. Recounting the Iron Progress of Women

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

  74. We Bleed Orange and Green

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

  75. 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.

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

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

  77. Paws for Pride Awareness Week

    March 04, 2014 – Pooches kicked off Pride Awareness Week, which continues with daily events through Friday.

  78. 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.

  79. Journalists Discuss Venezuelan Crisis with Students

    March 03, 2014 – The panel discussion provided insights into the rapidly changing situation in Venezuela.

  80. Universal Music U @ Frost

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

  81. 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.

  82. 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.

  83. UM Hosts Leadership Symposium for First Time

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

  84. With Concrete Canoes and Gumdrop Domes, Engineers Show Their Stuff

    February 20, 2014 – Engineering ingenuity is showcased at UM during National Engineers Week.

  85. Sand in Her Shoes

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

  86. Williams Takes Silver in Women’s Bobsled

    February 19, 2014 – Lauryn Williams entered Wednesday as one of the top women’s bobsledders in the world. Two runs later, she was a silver medalist.

  87. Toppel Career Center’s Christian Garcia Appointed to NACE Board of Directors

    February 13, 2014 – Garcia’s appointment comes as the career center he leads celebrates the opening of a new home.

  88. The Benefits of Obnoxious

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

  89. 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.

  90. 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.

  91. 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/

  92. 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.

  93. 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.

  94. Black Awareness Month Gets Underway at UM

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

  95. Ringing in the Year of the Horse

    February 04, 2014 – UM’s third Lunar New Year Celebration featured musical and dance performances, Kung Fu and Tai Chi demonstrations, food, and face painting.

  96. Super Bowl Cheerios Ad Created by UM Grads

    January 31, 2014 – The ad is a sequel to the Cheerios ad that created a viral buzz due to its featuring an interracial family.

  97. O Rings Back at the Rat

    January 31, 2014 – Onion rings have returned to UM's Rathskeller, thanks in large part to Coral Gables City Manager Pat Salerno.

  98. UM Celebrates Black Awareness Month

    January 30, 2014 – Activities will range from lectures and discussions to a scholarship pageant and gospel concert.

  99. Grammy Time

    January 28, 2014 – The Frost School of Music community celebrates with several wins at the 2014 Grammy Awards ceremony.

  100. New High-Tech Digs

    January 23, 2014 – Videoconferencing, live lecture capture, and a technology lab are just some of the features of the career resource center unveiled during a block party celebration.

 

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