Academics

All students—both residential and non-residential—must test negative for COVID-19 before returning to campus for the fall semester.

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First Star mentorship fosters respect and resiliency

Student and faculty mentors and their foster-care teen mentees both reap rich rewards through interaction with the First Star University of Miami Academy.

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First Star mentorship fosters respect and resiliency

Student and faculty mentors and their foster-care teen mentees both reap rich rewards through interaction with the First Star University of Miami Academy.

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First Star mentorship fosters respect and resiliency

Student and faculty mentors and their foster-care teen mentees both reap rich rewards through interaction with the First Star University of Miami Academy.

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First Star mentorship fosters respect and resiliency

Student and faculty mentors and their foster-care teen mentees both reap rich rewards through interaction with the First Star University of Miami Academy.

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New student-centered service now fully operational

’Canes Central provides undergraduate and graduate students with easy, efficient support for registration and records, billing and payment, financial aid, and ’Cane Cards.

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New student-centered service now fully operational

’Canes Central provides undergraduate and graduate students with easy, efficient support for registration and records, billing and payment, financial aid, and ’Cane Cards.

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New student-centered service now fully operational

’Canes Central provides undergraduate and graduate students with easy, efficient support for registration and records, billing and payment, financial aid, and ’Cane Cards.

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Library combats racial injustice through education

University of Miami Libraries works to facilitate equity in the community by offering access to valuable information.

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Library combats racial injustice through education

University of Miami Libraries works to facilitate equity in the community by offering access to valuable information.

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President Frenk addresses the reopening of campus

President Julio Frenk sent a message Tuesday morning outlining the University of Miami’s adaptive and responsive approach to resuming classes. View the video and read the text below.

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President Frenk addresses the reopening of campus

President Julio Frenk sent a message Tuesday morning outlining the University of Miami’s adaptive and responsive approach to resuming classes. View the video and read the text below.

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Remote-learning option available to students

Students have until Monday, July 27, to opt in to fully virtual/remote learning for the fall semester.

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Remote-learning option available to students

Students have until Monday, July 27, to opt in to fully virtual/remote learning for the fall semester.

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University of Miami joins lawsuit opposing deportation of international students

Universities are banding together to oppose a new immigration policy that could adversely impact international students studying in the U.S.

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Graduate School eliminates testing requirements for admissions

Hoping to ease hurdles for students to apply to master’s and doctoral programs, a new policy will remove the GRE and GMAT requirement from most of the University’s applications.

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University leaders host town halls to share plans about the fall semester

During Tuesday’s virtual events, members of the University of Miami leadership discussed the essential steps that will be taken to safely resume campus activities.

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Prominent higher education leaders emphasize the importance of research in a crisis

During an Aspen Institute lecture, “The Future of Higher Education: How research universities are responding to COVID-19,” top leaders, including President Julio Frenk, discussed the critical role that higher education institutions play in society.

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Prominent higher education leaders emphasize the importance of research in a crisis

During an Aspen Institute lecture, “The Future of Higher Education: How research universities are responding to COVID-19,” top leaders, including President Julio Frenk, discussed the critical role that higher education institutions play in society.

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Group provides mentorship for community youth

Streamline Miami works to promote academic success for elementary school students in disadvantaged neighborhoods.

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Group provides mentorship for community youth

Streamline Miami works to promote academic success for elementary school students in disadvantaged neighborhoods.

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World-renowned aerosol scientist and engineer is named dean of the College of Engineering

Pratim Biswas, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, is a pioneer in his field recognized for applying aerosol science and engineering to multiple areas, such as energy and environmental nanotechnology, solar energy, air pollution control, and medicine.

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World-renowned aerosol scientist and engineer is named dean of the College of Engineering

Pratim Biswas, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, is a pioneer in his field recognized for applying aerosol science and engineering to multiple areas, such as energy and environmental nanotechnology, solar energy, air pollution control, and medicine.

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University of Miami announces plans for in-person, on-campus fall semester

University of Miami President Julio Frenk released plans for on-campus classes, housing, and orientation—as well as a revised academic calendar—in a message to the University community.

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University of Miami announces plans for in-person, on-campus fall semester

University of Miami President Julio Frenk released plans for on-campus classes, housing, and orientation—as well as a revised academic calendar—in a message to the University community.

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National prison project tracks the pandemic behind bars

Public health scientists at the University of Miami and two other institutions launch the COVID Prison Project to encourage policies and procedures that protect one of the most vulnerable but least-cared-about populations.

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National prison project tracks the pandemic behind bars

Public health scientists at the University of Miami and two other institutions launch the COVID Prison Project to encourage policies and procedures that protect one of the most vulnerable but least-cared-about populations.

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Leaders promote the positives of higher education

To highlight National Higher Education Day on June 6, members of the University of Miami leadership analyze the benefits of advanced schooling.

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Leaders promote the positives of higher education

To highlight National Higher Education Day on June 6, members of the University of Miami leadership analyze the benefits of advanced schooling.

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New leaders rev up for an unprecedented era in education

Public health experts Erin Kobetz and Guillermo “Willy” Prado officially join Provost Jeffrey Duerk’s leadership team as the University fine-tunes operations amid the pandemic.

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New leaders rev up for an unprecedented era in education

Public health experts Erin Kobetz and Guillermo “Willy” Prado officially join Provost Jeffrey Duerk’s leadership team as the University fine-tunes operations amid the pandemic.

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