Academics

Five University of Miami students and two alumni are heading overseas this summer to study and learn new languages after being conferred prestigious national scholarship awards.

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University of Miami Debate Team wins second ACC championship

Delphine Djomo and Iman Sami made up the team that defeated Wake Forest University in a virtual debate, bringing the trophy to Coral Gables. Besides winning the top spot as a duo, Djomo and Sami were each recognized as the top two individual debaters of the competition.

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University of Miami Debate Team wins second ACC championship

Delphine Djomo and Iman Sami made up the team that defeated Wake Forest University in a virtual debate, bringing the trophy to Coral Gables. Besides winning the top spot as a duo, Djomo and Sami were each recognized as the top two individual debaters of the competition.

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University of Miami Debate Team wins second ACC championship

Delphine Djomo and Iman Sami made up the team that defeated Wake Forest University in a virtual debate, bringing the trophy to Coral Gables. Besides winning the top spot as a duo, Djomo and Sami were each recognized as the top two individual debaters of the competition.

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University of Miami Debate Team wins second ACC championship

Delphine Djomo and Iman Sami made up the team that defeated Wake Forest University in a virtual debate, bringing the trophy to Coral Gables. Besides winning the top spot as a duo, Djomo and Sami were each recognized as the top two individual debaters of the competition.

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Watch: Highlights of the 2022 commencement ceremonies

More than 4,200 graduates from the University of Miami’s 12 schools and colleges were awarded degrees during spring commencement exercises, which were celebrated May 11 through May 13 at the Watsco Center on the Coral Gables Campus. Watch the sights and sounds.

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Watch: Highlights of the 2022 commencement ceremonies

More than 4,200 graduates from the University of Miami’s 12 schools and colleges were awarded degrees during spring commencement exercises, which were celebrated May 11 through May 13 at the Watsco Center on the Coral Gables Campus. Watch the sights and sounds.

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Watch: Highlights of the 2022 commencement ceremonies

More than 4,200 graduates from the University of Miami’s 12 schools and colleges were awarded degrees during spring commencement exercises, which were celebrated May 11 through May 13 at the Watsco Center on the Coral Gables Campus. Watch the sights and sounds.

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Medical sociologist strives to give a voice to the powerless

Newly minted Ph.D. Oshea Johnson has studied the impact of mass incarceration on the health of inmates and their significant others. He will soon begin a two-year postdoc as an epidemic intelligence service officer with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and hopes his research will serve as a platform for reform in the criminal legal and penal systems.

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Medical sociologist strives to give a voice to the powerless

Newly minted Ph.D. Oshea Johnson has studied the impact of mass incarceration on the health of inmates and their significant others. He will soon begin a two-year postdoc as an epidemic intelligence service officer with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and hopes his research will serve as a platform for reform in the criminal legal and penal systems.

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Neuroscience graduate sets her sights on a future in research

Eboni Arnold credits self-advocacy, mentorship, and early exposure to her career path for her undergraduate success. She now looks forward to new challenges from the doctoral program she has chosen to pursue and someday hopes to be a role model.

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Neuroscience graduate sets her sights on a future in research

Eboni Arnold credits self-advocacy, mentorship, and early exposure to her career path for her undergraduate success. She now looks forward to new challenges from the doctoral program she has chosen to pursue and someday hopes to be a role model.

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Speakers celebrated undergraduates’ abilities to excel despite challenges

During undergraduate commencement exercises on Friday, nearly every speaker noted how the students contended with and endured the difficulties of the pandemic, which equipped them with resilience to forge new careers and chase dreams with renewed passion.

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Speakers celebrated undergraduates’ abilities to excel despite challenges

During undergraduate commencement exercises on Friday, nearly every speaker noted how the students contended with and endured the difficulties of the pandemic, which equipped them with resilience to forge new careers and chase dreams with renewed passion.

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University offers free online courses to Ukrainian students affected by the war

The students would enroll as visiting exchange students, taking virtual courses taught by University of Miami faculty members.

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The University ‘has taught me about patience, diligence, and being a consistent leader’

Landon Coles, former Student Government president, acknowledged how a combination of mentorship and challenges helped to develop him into the confident leader he is today.

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Student looks forward to making inroads in health care

Senior David Oliver hopes to use his biomedical engineering degree to improve the health care arena for all patients.

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Senior works to destigmatize disabilities, on and off campus

Ian Malesiewski, who graduates this week with a degree in neuroscience, spent his free time working with leaders at the University, in the local school district, and across the country to improve opportunities for anyone living with a disability.

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Senior works to destigmatize disabilities, on and off campus

Ian Malesiewski, who graduates this week with a degree in neuroscience, spent his free time working with leaders at the University, in the local school district, and across the country to improve opportunities for anyone living with a disability.

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Graduate commencement ceremonies celebrate more than 1,300 students

During Thursday’s two commencement exercises, Ricardo Lagos, a former Chilean president, encouraged graduates to strengthen democracy and respect the dignity of all humans, while Catherine Lhamon, with the U.S. Department of Education, implored students to “make the choice to stand for others and for equity.”

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Graduate commencement ceremonies celebrate more than 1,300 students

During Thursday’s two commencement exercises, Ricardo Lagos, a former Chilean president, encouraged graduates to strengthen democracy and respect the dignity of all humans, while Catherine Lhamon, with the U.S. Department of Education, implored students to “make the choice to stand for others and for equity.”

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Miller School of Medicine graduates met challenges with resilience

At a commencement ceremony at the Watsco Center on the Coral Gables Campus, more than 190 medical school graduates were lauded for their achievements.

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Miller School of Medicine graduates met challenges with resilience

At a commencement ceremony at the Watsco Center on the Coral Gables Campus, more than 190 medical school graduates were lauded for their achievements.

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David Yellen named dean of the University of Miami School of Law

A brilliant barrister who has argued a case before the Supreme Court and innovated in the classroom, Yellen has served as a dean at two prestigious schools of law and is known as one of the most influential figures in legal education.

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David Yellen named dean of the University of Miami School of Law

A brilliant barrister who has argued a case before the Supreme Court and innovated in the classroom, Yellen has served as a dean at two prestigious schools of law and is known as one of the most influential figures in legal education.

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Senior Mwambo ceremony celebrates Black graduates

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs hosted the annual rite of passage on Tuesday and honored graduating Black students as they prepare for the next chapter in their lives.

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Senior Mwambo ceremony celebrates Black graduates

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs hosted the annual rite of passage on Tuesday and honored graduating Black students as they prepare for the next chapter in their lives.

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Nursing makes graduate feel empowered and connected to his mom

Sammy Kumar transformed his childhood loss into his life’s mission and is heading to the National Children’s Hospital for work.

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Nursing makes graduate feel empowered and connected to his mom

Sammy Kumar transformed his childhood loss into his life’s mission and is heading to the National Children’s Hospital for work.

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New class explores learning in the metaverse

Students and faculty members discover some of the possibilities for the future of education through the University’s first course conducted in virtual reality.

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New class explores learning in the metaverse

Students and faculty members discover some of the possibilities for the future of education through the University’s first course conducted in virtual reality.

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