Academics

The University office is highlighting its programs and the importance of gaining a global perspective, as well as celebrating international students and international exchange students, during International Education Week.

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University launches effort to ‘revolutionize the undergraduate experience’

The University’s inaugural Academic Innovation Fellows are hoping to craft novel degree tracks that revolutionize the way students study and learn in the coming years.

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University launches effort to ‘revolutionize the undergraduate experience’

The University’s inaugural Academic Innovation Fellows are hoping to craft novel degree tracks that revolutionize the way students study and learn in the coming years.

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University launches effort to ‘revolutionize the undergraduate experience’

The University’s inaugural Academic Innovation Fellows are hoping to craft novel degree tracks that revolutionize the way students study and learn in the coming years.

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University launches effort to ‘revolutionize the undergraduate experience’

The University’s inaugural Academic Innovation Fellows are hoping to craft novel degree tracks that revolutionize the way students study and learn in the coming years.

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Climate and racial justice talks inspire students, new course

After their fourth dialogue exploring the ramifications of climate change on disadvantaged communities, a University of Miami Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge team is ready to tackle its next goals.

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Climate and racial justice talks inspire students, new course

After their fourth dialogue exploring the ramifications of climate change on disadvantaged communities, a University of Miami Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge team is ready to tackle its next goals.

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Climate and racial justice talks inspire students, new course

After their fourth dialogue exploring the ramifications of climate change on disadvantaged communities, a University of Miami Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge team is ready to tackle its next goals.

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Homecoming provides memorable backdrop for Class of 2020

In the first commencement exercise held in the Watsco Center since December 2019, the Class of 2020 enjoyed their long-awaited in-person graduation during a special ceremony.

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Homecoming provides memorable backdrop for Class of 2020

In the first commencement exercise held in the Watsco Center since December 2019, the Class of 2020 enjoyed their long-awaited in-person graduation during a special ceremony.

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Rosenstiel School awards two endowed chairs

Two longtime supporters of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science—the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation and the late Professor Robert N. Ginsburg—are celebrated in a recent chair installation ceremony.

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Rosenstiel School awards two endowed chairs

Two longtime supporters of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science—the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation and the late Professor Robert N. Ginsburg—are celebrated in a recent chair installation ceremony.

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Student examines resilience with a personal lens

Ruth Gaelle St. Fleur grew up in Haiti where she had to overcome several obstacles, and she is now exploring the trait of resilience in cancer survivors as part of her doctorate research.

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Student examines resilience with a personal lens

Ruth Gaelle St. Fleur grew up in Haiti where she had to overcome several obstacles, and she is now exploring the trait of resilience in cancer survivors as part of her doctorate research.

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Cuban Heritage Collection to host fourth New Directions Conference

More than 40 experts on Cuba will convene virtually to discuss relevant topics to the island nation and its exile community, including social media, the arts, and the role of race in the dissident movement.

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Inspire U program celebrates 10th anniversary

The mentorship program, which is housed under the School of Education and Human Development, brings together University of Miami students with Booker T. Washington Senior High School students to learn about college life and share life experiences.

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Distinguished physician-scientist takes the helm of Frost Institute

Trained as a chemist, biophysicist, internist, and cardiologist, Mark Yeager is eager to propel the Frost Institute for Chemistry and Molecular Science into a leading research center.

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McKnight fellowships awarded to doctoral students

Thirteen doctoral candidates in programs historically underrepresented by Black and Hispanic students received McKnight Doctoral or Dissertation Fellowships that offer financial, counseling, and professional development support. When these students complete their degrees, they become eligible to teach at the collegiate level.

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McKnight fellowships awarded to doctoral students

Thirteen doctoral candidates in programs historically underrepresented by Black and Hispanic students received McKnight Doctoral or Dissertation Fellowships that offer financial, counseling, and professional development support. When these students complete their degrees, they become eligible to teach at the collegiate level.

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Professors build understanding of city, county budgets

Four University of Miami faculty members are training local residents how to engage in budget processes for the City of Miami and Miami-Dade County and how to develop proposals for community improvement projects.

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Professors build understanding of city, county budgets

Four University of Miami faculty members are training local residents how to engage in budget processes for the City of Miami and Miami-Dade County and how to develop proposals for community improvement projects.

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Will ending standardized tests improve teaching, learning?

University of Miami education experts weigh in on the proposal by Gov. Ron DeSantis and its possible effect on Florida students.

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Will ending standardized tests improve teaching, learning?

University of Miami education experts weigh in on the proposal by Gov. Ron DeSantis and its possible effect on Florida students.

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Online talk tracks triumphs, tragedies of polar exploration

Kislak Collections curator Arthur Dunkelman highlighted some of the more than 1,000 artifacts relating to polar exploration held in the University of Miami Libraries Special Collections in a virtual presentation that tracked the fateful adventures of polar explorers.

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Online talk tracks triumphs, tragedies of polar exploration

Kislak Collections curator Arthur Dunkelman highlighted some of the more than 1,000 artifacts relating to polar exploration held in the University of Miami Libraries Special Collections in a virtual presentation that tracked the fateful adventures of polar explorers.

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University awards new Public Voices fellowships

Twenty faculty members at the University of Miami will participate in a yearlong fellowship designed to amplify the voices of women and other underrepresented thought leaders in the public discourse.

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University awards new Public Voices fellowships

Twenty faculty members at the University of Miami will participate in a yearlong fellowship designed to amplify the voices of women and other underrepresented thought leaders in the public discourse.

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Faculty members use PETAL platform to bolster teaching talents

The University of Miami is elevating the art of teaching by launching the Platform for Excellence in Teaching and Learning website, which makes new resources available to all faculty members looking to refresh their skills.

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Faculty members use PETAL platform to bolster teaching talents

The University of Miami is elevating the art of teaching by launching the Platform for Excellence in Teaching and Learning website, which makes new resources available to all faculty members looking to refresh their skills.

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‘Evicted’ selected for One Book, One U

The Pulitzer Prize-winning book studies eight poor families in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads; it also integrates the landlord’s perspective. Harvard professor Matthew Desmond, the author, will join a discussion with the University of Miami community in February.

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‘Evicted’ selected for One Book, One U

The Pulitzer Prize-winning book studies eight poor families in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads; it also integrates the landlord’s perspective. Harvard professor Matthew Desmond, the author, will join a discussion with the University of Miami community in February.

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