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UM Alumnus develops lightweight solution to stay active in all environments.

A Winning Team

A new scholarship provided by Payless ShoeSource enables a student from the Caribbean to attend UM.

UM’s First Black Graduates Recall Triumphs over Adversity

Trailblazing students, who are being honored this month by UM, look back at the early days of desegregation.

Gardnar Mulloy 1914-2016

Gardnar Mulloy, UM alumnus and founder of the UM tennis team, leaves a legacy of success.

Alumnus Uses Business Skills to Launch Charity

Mughal founded an online crowdfunding platform, called Seed Out, which directly connects donors with potential entrepreneurs in Pakistan.

Alumnus Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Named Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, was announced today as People Magazine's 2016 "Sexiest Man Alive."

UM Alumnus Named to White House Post

Reince Priebus, a Miami Law alumnus and chairman of the Republican National Committee, has been tapped to be White House chief of staff for President-elect Donald J. Trump.

Alumnus Knighted for Preservation of Historic Barbados Real Estate

Recognized for his work preserving Barbados’ most historic buildings and real estate, 1969 University of Miami graduate Paul Bernard Altman was awarded the title of Knight Bachelor, as part of the British Honours System.

School of Business Alumna Named Second Vice President of Peru

School of Business alumna Mercedes Araoz (MA ’91), who became Peru’s first female finance and economics minister in December 2009, became second vice president of her home country July 28. Araoz is part of the cabinet of Peru’s new president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.

Research by UM Alumnus Inspires Needle Exchange Program

To help slow the spread of infectious diseases among intravenous drug users, the M·A·C AIDS Fund has awarded the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine a $100,000 grant to operate a needle exchange program that will be the first of its kind in Florida.

Inaugural UOnline Students Celebrate Graduation in Miami

32 UOnline students from across the country received their graduate diplomas alongside hundreds of their campus-based peers. While some students have additional credits to complete during the summer term, they were overjoyed to participate in the formal ceremonies ahead of their official graduation this summer.

Alumna Among First Civilians to Travel to Space

A 1995 graduate of the University of Miami is one of the few ticket holders to take part in the first XCOR Space Expedition. The private aerospace company is slated to send the first “commercial astronauts” into space. College of Arts & Sciences alumna Elisa Mallis, B.S. ’95, recently visited the University of Miami campus with her husband and two sons after more than 20 years since her graduation.

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