Academics

The temporary move to drop standardized testing requirements will hopefully eliminate some of the stress students are feeling during the pandemic.

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New undergraduate health course seizes the perfect teaching moment

As the coronavirus swept into South Florida, students in the inaugural Your Health, Your Immune System, Your Microbiota course had firsthand lessons about protecting their health as they watched history—and science—in the making.

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New undergraduate health course seizes the perfect teaching moment

As the coronavirus swept into South Florida, students in the inaugural Your Health, Your Immune System, Your Microbiota course had firsthand lessons about protecting their health as they watched history—and science—in the making.

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New undergraduate health course seizes the perfect teaching moment

As the coronavirus swept into South Florida, students in the inaugural Your Health, Your Immune System, Your Microbiota course had firsthand lessons about protecting their health as they watched history—and science—in the making.

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New undergraduate health course seizes the perfect teaching moment

As the coronavirus swept into South Florida, students in the inaugural Your Health, Your Immune System, Your Microbiota course had firsthand lessons about protecting their health as they watched history—and science—in the making.

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Faculty member believes in teaching with compassion

Ashmeet Oberoi, director of the Community and Social Change master’s degree program, believes that when you respect students’ lives outside the classroom, it enhances their academic experience.

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Faculty member believes in teaching with compassion

Ashmeet Oberoi, director of the Community and Social Change master’s degree program, believes that when you respect students’ lives outside the classroom, it enhances their academic experience.

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Faculty member believes in teaching with compassion

Ashmeet Oberoi, director of the Community and Social Change master’s degree program, believes that when you respect students’ lives outside the classroom, it enhances their academic experience.

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Student goes from the football field to finance

For graduating senior Dewayne Washington, the immediate past chief of the Iron Arrow Honor Society, life was always about more than just football.

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Student goes from the football field to finance

For graduating senior Dewayne Washington, the immediate past chief of the Iron Arrow Honor Society, life was always about more than just football.

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Senior discovers ‘what matters’ during undergraduate studies

Keegan Gibson, the organizer of the University of Miami Student Government’s flagship interactive What Matters to U lecture series, discusses his academic journey.

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Senior discovers ‘what matters’ during undergraduate studies

Keegan Gibson, the organizer of the University of Miami Student Government’s flagship interactive What Matters to U lecture series, discusses his academic journey.

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Architecture graduate will soon begin to build his dream career

A full-time job awaits Kyle Ferry at RLF Architects in Orlando.

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Architecture graduate will soon begin to build his dream career

A full-time job awaits Kyle Ferry at RLF Architects in Orlando.

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Couple cherish their memories at the U

University of Miami graduates Remi Petit and Alexander Cohorsky reflect on their favorite undergraduate moments at the U.

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European Union celebrates its 70th anniversary amid fight against coronavirus

A European Union leader details the steps taken to mitigate the physical and economic ravages of the pandemic across 28 member nations.

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Virtual ceremonies celebrate students of color and LGBTQ+ graduates

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and the LGBTQ Student Center hosted events to recognize graduates for their leadership, achievements, and contributions to the University community.

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Student goes from being a selective freshman to a selfless leader

Senior Anil Dalling made his mark as a member for a host of campus organizations and evolved as a leader during his time at the University.

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Student goes from being a selective freshman to a selfless leader

Senior Anil Dalling made his mark as a member for a host of campus organizations and evolved as a leader during his time at the University.

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Health science graduate is driven to eradicate health disparities

Cachay Byrd, Iron Arrow Honor Society’s next chief, combines her passion for service and science to expand her career path.

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Health science graduate is driven to eradicate health disparities

Cachay Byrd, Iron Arrow Honor Society’s next chief, combines her passion for service and science to expand her career path.

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Blackhawk helicopter pilot targets success in nursing

Taylor Skelton graduated from the School of Nursing and Health Studies following a career in the U.S. Army.

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Blackhawk helicopter pilot targets success in nursing

Taylor Skelton graduated from the School of Nursing and Health Studies following a career in the U.S. Army.

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Future law student hopes to become ‘effective agent for change’

After completing her undergraduate degree this spring, Daria Pietropaolo will continue her studies at the University of Miami School of Law as part of the 3+3 Dual-Degree Program.

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Future law student hopes to become ‘effective agent for change’

After completing her undergraduate degree this spring, Daria Pietropaolo will continue her studies at the University of Miami School of Law as part of the 3+3 Dual-Degree Program.

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Architecture graduate wants to design and build inviting structures

Sydney Maubert, a first-generation college student, is credited with having a strong work ethic and passion for design.

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Architecture graduate wants to design and build inviting structures

Sydney Maubert, a first-generation college student, is credited with having a strong work ethic and passion for design.

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Veteran completed his degree on the coronavirus front line

Jeffrey Eberhardt, a mechanical engineering major, is a veteran special forces medical sergeant in the military who finished his degree while serving COVID-19 patients in a New York hospital.

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Veteran completed his degree on the coronavirus front line

Jeffrey Eberhardt, a mechanical engineering major, is a veteran special forces medical sergeant in the military who finished his degree while serving COVID-19 patients in a New York hospital.

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Special Report: Graduating from the U in 2020

Read a few profiles of graduating students, find information about the Miller School’s virtual commencement, and get other information about this year’s class.

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Special Report: Graduating from the U in 2020

Read a few profiles of graduating students, find information about the Miller School’s virtual commencement, and get other information about this year’s class.

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