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In a ceremony on Wednesday, the University of Miami celebrated the graduating class from the national program that prepares at-risk teens for college by providing on-campus residential stays and intensive learning during their high school summers.

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In the face of a pandemic, student retention rate improves

The University of Miami yielded a high spring enrollment based on its ability to support new first-year and transfer students during an atypical academic year.

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In the face of a pandemic, student retention rate improves

The University of Miami yielded a high spring enrollment based on its ability to support new first-year and transfer students during an atypical academic year.

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In the face of a pandemic, student retention rate improves

The University of Miami yielded a high spring enrollment based on its ability to support new first-year and transfer students during an atypical academic year.

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In the face of a pandemic, student retention rate improves

The University of Miami yielded a high spring enrollment based on its ability to support new first-year and transfer students during an atypical academic year.

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Student Government vice president selected for prestigious summer program

Ajiri Uzere, a senior at the University of Miami, was accepted into the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program. She shares how the experiences and opportunities provided to her have shaped who she is today.

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Student Government vice president selected for prestigious summer program

Ajiri Uzere, a senior at the University of Miami, was accepted into the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program. She shares how the experiences and opportunities provided to her have shaped who she is today.

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Student Government vice president selected for prestigious summer program

Ajiri Uzere, a senior at the University of Miami, was accepted into the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program. She shares how the experiences and opportunities provided to her have shaped who she is today.

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College of Engineering launches innovative department

The college has created a Department of Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering to fulfill new aspirations and address challenging issues.

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College of Engineering launches innovative department

The college has created a Department of Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering to fulfill new aspirations and address challenging issues.

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Students’ extended reality projects propel their education into the future

Four students are wrapping up projects this summer as part of the first XR Awards—grants that allowed them to explore a topic in their field of interest that is enhanced by using virtual, augmented, or mixed reality.

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Students’ extended reality projects propel their education into the future

Four students are wrapping up projects this summer as part of the first XR Awards—grants that allowed them to explore a topic in their field of interest that is enhanced by using virtual, augmented, or mixed reality.

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Alumnus appointed president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system

Terrence Cheng, who earned a M.F.A. in fiction from the University of Miami and is currently director of the University of Connecticut’s Stamford campus, will begin his new post on July 2.

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Alumnus appointed president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system

Terrence Cheng, who earned a M.F.A. in fiction from the University of Miami and is currently director of the University of Connecticut’s Stamford campus, will begin his new post on July 2.

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Study Abroad Office lauded for webinar on working internationally

The University’s unit, in collaboration with one of its providers, offered a two-day leadership summit that is a finalist for an Innovation in Diversity award.

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Class offers students an enhanced spiritual experience

An innovative special topics course explores the intersection of faith, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality.

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University continues test-optional admissions for a second year

With uncertainty about testing availability still a factor, admissions officials have waived the requirement for incoming first-year students to provide standardized test scores.

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Watch the highlights of the 2021 commencement ceremonies

Nearly 3,800 students were awarded degrees during the University’s first in-person commencement ceremonies since 2019, with many participating in the events at Hard Rock Stadium. Relive the sights and sounds of the momentous occasion.

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Watch the highlights of the 2021 commencement ceremonies

Nearly 3,800 students were awarded degrees during the University’s first in-person commencement ceremonies since 2019, with many participating in the events at Hard Rock Stadium. Relive the sights and sounds of the momentous occasion.

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Resilience, persistence, and achievement highlighted at Miller School of Medicine commencement

A number of speakers applauded the new graduates, urging them to embrace the challenges ahead and provide exceptional care to future patients.

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Resilience, persistence, and achievement highlighted at Miller School of Medicine commencement

A number of speakers applauded the new graduates, urging them to embrace the challenges ahead and provide exceptional care to future patients.

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Commencement speakers applaud persistence in the face of hardship

Three honorary degree recipients who know adversity told hundreds of undergraduates at Friday’s commencement ceremonies that their proven ability to overcome obstacles will serve them well.

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Commencement speakers applaud persistence in the face of hardship

Three honorary degree recipients who know adversity told hundreds of undergraduates at Friday’s commencement ceremonies that their proven ability to overcome obstacles will serve them well.

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Speakers advise graduate students to embrace the uncertainty

Thursday’s graduate commencement ceremonies featured speakers who recognized the pandemic’s grip on the world and urged graduates to thrive during this period of volatility and encouraged them to be the leaders of tomorrow.

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Speakers advise graduate students to embrace the uncertainty

Thursday’s graduate commencement ceremonies featured speakers who recognized the pandemic’s grip on the world and urged graduates to thrive during this period of volatility and encouraged them to be the leaders of tomorrow.

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School of Law honors its newest legal eagles

At the first in-person commencement exercise at the University of Miami since 2019, hundreds of University of Miami School of Law graduates accepted newly minted degrees and celebrated the close of an academic year that included lessons in resiliency and adaptability.

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School of Law honors its newest legal eagles

At the first in-person commencement exercise at the University of Miami since 2019, hundreds of University of Miami School of Law graduates accepted newly minted degrees and celebrated the close of an academic year that included lessons in resiliency and adaptability.

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Camner Center provides services to aid student success

Learning specialists and disability and tutoring services staff members from the Camner Center for Academic Resources all worked together to support students during this challenging academic year.

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Camner Center provides services to aid student success

Learning specialists and disability and tutoring services staff members from the Camner Center for Academic Resources all worked together to support students during this challenging academic year.

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Special Report: 2021 Commencement

Commencement will take place in person this week from May 12 through May 14, with seven ceremonies planned to celebrate new graduates. Get more details about the events and read about the special guest speakers.

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Special Report: 2021 Commencement

Commencement will take place in person this week from May 12 through May 14, with seven ceremonies planned to celebrate new graduates. Get more details about the events and read about the special guest speakers.

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