After 21 years in the U.S. Army, Taylor Skelton, B.S.N. ’20, graduated from the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies and became a critical care nurse in a COVID-19 unit.

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Alumni Stories

A life well lived

World War II veteran Simon Zayon, B.B.A. ’52, reflects on his time in the U.S. Navy.

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Alumni Stories

Finding hope, and healing, through service

Former University of Miami Veteran Student Organization President Derek Auguste, B.A. ’20, finds healing through service.

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Alumni Stories

ROTC alumna finds her calling in family law

A former communications systems analyst in the U.S. Air Force, Afi Johnson-Parris, B.B.A. ’94, helps others through family and veterans’ disability law.

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Alumni Stories

Veteran ’Canes

Our U alumni veterans reflect the diversity of our campus as a whole. They come from all walks of life and, though their experiences in the military differ, they all share a commitment to serving their country and to making an impact both during and after their time in the military.


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Helping to shape the future of healthcare

The National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program, the largest research study currently underway in the United States, is recruiting one million people across the country to build one of the most comprehensive and diverse health databases in history.

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