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New innovations attempting to rescue coral reefs

Scientists are predicting more intense weather because of climate change, but they're also warning that one of the best existing sources of protection from ...

Miller School of Medicine

Founders of Successful Private Practice Invest in the Future of Dermatology

Motivated by their passion for mentoring the next generation of physicians, as well as a desire to give back to their new hometown, the ...

Miller School of Medicine

University of Miami Family of Physicians Establishes Endowed Chair to Further Health Equity Initiative

Multiple generations of the Chen family have graduated from the University of Miami and the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. And like the ...

Chewy exec: ‘Learn from wherever and whoever you can’

Sumit Singh, CEO of the nation’s leading online retailer of pet food and related products, highlighted how a workplace culture that encourages debate and ...

Entrepreneurs extraordinaire share startup tips

Board of Trustees chair Laurie Silvers teamed with her husband and business partner, Mitchell Rubenstein, to share insights with budding entrepreneurs about their experiences ...

Miami Herbert alumnus invests in sustainable open ocean aquaculture

Gabriel Diaz, MSPM ’11, MBA ’12, an owner and board member of the largest open-ocean farm in the world, believes in feeding people through ...

Miami Herbert non-degree executive education programs debut as No. 5 in Financial Times ranking

Miami Herbert non-degree executive education programs debut as No. 5 in Financial Times ranking

Miami Herbert celebrates its fifth annual Chief Sustainability Officer Summit & Symposium

The Summit brought together top professionals and faculty for discussions on the major developments and trends in sustainable business.

Miami Herbert Repeats as top-ranked Poets&Quants Undergraduate Business School in Florida

Miami Herbert Business School climbs six spots in Poets&Quants for Undergrads’ latest ranking.

Financial Times names Miami Herbert MBA #1 in the world for teaching business law

The ranking, as voted by alumni, demonstates that graduates value the highly interactive classes, supplementary opportunities, and accessibility to faculty.

Miami Herbert Business School

Miami Herbert Business School leads initiatives in cryptocurrency and blockchain

Leadership and faculty welcome Miami’s new standing as a national hub for business technology and entrepreneurship.

Miami Herbert Business School

Experts see current crypto shakeout as healthy for industry

Crypto markets have tumbled along with the general economy, a novel alignment for the new technologies. Miami Herbert Business School faculty members expect it ...

Brighter Health

Bascom Palmer Is No. 1 for the 21st Year and Sylvester Enters Top 50

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is once again ranked No. 1 in ophthalmology in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings, while ...

Children’s Hearing Program Hits a Home Run for Hearing Loss Awareness

Inspired by the upcoming film “Rally Caps,” which features a young, baseball-playing character with cochlear implants, The Children’s Hearing Program (CHP) at the UHealth ...

Castaways Against Cancer Complete Carry On Tour

To accelerate research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, the nonprofit group Castaways Against Cancer completed their 23rd annual kayak paddle on June 17 in ...

LGBTQ+ graduates encouraged to live their ‘true colors’

Student and alumni speakers shared pearls of wisdom at the eighth annual Lavender Celebration on Monday evening, when achievements of graduates and award recipients ...

Permanent exhibit to highlight the history of Black students

With a significant gift from Johnny C. Taylor Jr., alumnus and member of the University of Miami Board of Trustees, an interactive display will ...

Well-Being Study to Compare Mental and Overall Health Among Haitian and Haitian American Groups

Celine Jose, a first-year biology major at Stetson University, first developed an interest in research when she received a bone marrow transplant to treat ...

University of Miami opens Center for Global Black Studies

The center will serve as a unifying platform to assist in the coordination of initiatives that address structural racism and inequalities throughout society.

Athletics

Trio of Hurricanes Picked on Final Day of MLB Draft

University of Miami’s Jacob Burke, Jake Garland and Andrew Walters were taken on the third and final day of the 2022 MLB First-Year ...

Brighter Health

Radiologists hope to use AI to improve readings

The Miller School of Medicine Department of Radiology is working with the University’s Institute for Data Science and Computing to design an artificial intelligence ...

Brighter Health

Implanted device turns thoughts into motion

Using an implanted brain-computer interface, researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis have been able to help quadriplegic German Aldana Zuniga regain some ...

Brighter Planet

Architecture students compete to build the best houseboat

The Summer Design Studio has teamed up with Go Friday, a design company in Portugal, and students have entered a contest that could bring ...

Brighter Planet

Unlocking Ocean Secrets: The Florida Current

The University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is conducting a five-year study on the Florida Current.

Brighter Opportunities

University of Miami to establish The George P. Hanley Democracy Center

The center, set to launch this fall, will study the practice of democratic politics both in the United States and globally and will offer ...

Brighter Health

Sylvester announces transformational cancer research building

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is celebrating the groundbreaking of a 244,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Transformational Cancer Research Building slated to open in 2024. The 12-story facility ...

Brighter Health

Dr. Wael El-Rifai Honored with Second Endowed Chair from Esteemed Alumnus

From his humble start as a University of Miami student to the pinnacle of his public relations career, John K. Schulte was a steadfast ...

Sylvester Launches New Brain Tumor Project with Help of Celebrity Chef

Spurred on by a health crisis in her family, celebrity chef Lorena Garcia recently opened her Wynwood restaurant — and her menu — to ...

Student co-wrote book to help explain NFTs, cryptocurrency

Zsa Zsa Goldstrom co-authored a guide to help others understand the basics of cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens, and blockchain, as well as learn ways to ...

Entrepreneurs extraordinaire share startup tips

Board of Trustees chair Laurie Silvers teamed with her husband and business partner, Mitchell Rubenstein, to share insights with budding entrepreneurs about their experiences ...

Chewy exec: ‘Learn from wherever and whoever you can’

Sumit Singh, CEO of the nation’s leading online retailer of pet food and related products, highlighted how a workplace culture that encourages debate and ...

Miami Herbert Repeats as top-ranked Poets&Quants Undergraduate Business School in Florida

Miami Herbert Business School climbs six spots in Poets&Quants for Undergrads’ latest ranking.

Miami Herbert non-degree executive education programs debut as No. 5 in Financial Times ranking

Out of 70 schools, Miami Herbert ranked No. 5 nationally and No. 30 overall in its first-ever appearance on this list.

Miami Herbert celebrates its fifth annual Chief Sustainability Officer Summit & Symposium

The Summit brought together top professionals and faculty for discussions on the major developments and trends in sustainable business.

Miami Herbert alumnus invests in sustainable open ocean aquaculture

Gabriel Diaz, MSPM ’11, MBA ’12, an owner and board member of the largest open-ocean farm in the world, believes in feeding people through ...

MBA program meets demand for careers in blockchain

As Miami continues to grow as a main tech hub, Miami Herbert Business School prepares future leaders for the field.

Innovation investment guru: ‘Volatility is not a bad word’

Cathie Wood, founder and CEO/CIO of ARK Invest, outlined the unique approach of her firm to invest solely in disruptive innovation and spurn traditional ...

Miller School Remembers Dr. Bernard Fogel, Former Dean and Pediatrician

Bernard “Bernie” Fogel, M.D., who served as the dean of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for a 14-year period during ...

College of Engineering to launch digital tech initiative with gift from José Milton Foundation

The foundation’s contribution will support new courses, programs, and degrees in software engineering; fellowships; lectures; and a digital technology conference to be held at ...

Brighter Planet

Climate Resilience Academy ushers in new era of research, solutions

The University of Miami will launch a new Climate Resilience Academy, a functional research and coordinating hub supporting the University’s academic units and pursuing ...

Miami Holds Eighth Annual Celebration of Women's Athletics presented by adidas

Miami Athletics held its eight annual Celebration of Women’s Athletics presented by adidas Sunday, honoring 11 female student-athletes at the Carol Soffer Indoor Practice ...

Brighter Health

Miller School Dedicates the Estefan Voice Studio

Thanks to a generous donation from world-renowned musical talent and University of Miami alumna and trustee Gloria Estefan, an innovative voice studio has been ...

Scholarships bring brighter opportunities within reach

Students and donors gathered for the University of Miami Scholarship Donor Celebration to spotlight the power of scholarships to change lives.

Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center Celebration

Jackson Health Foundation, along with Jackson Health System, UHealth – University of Miami Health System, and The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis hosted a ...

Castaways Against Cancer Announces Five-Year Commitment to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

On February 4, World Cancer Day, the non-profit group Castaways Against Cancer announced at their annual kickoff celebration a new, five-year partnership with Sylvester ...

In a milestone occasion, University dedicates its Student Services Building

The Harold Long Jr. and H.T. Smith Student Services Building becomes the first structure in the University of Miami’s history named after Black alumni.

Miller School of Medicine Dedicates Desai Sethi Urology Institute

In a major step toward becoming a global leader in urology, the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine officially dedicated the ...

School of Law

Leading in Big Law - Based on Employment Success Miami Law Ranks in Top 50 and ...

The University of Miami School of Law is in the big leagues, making Law.com’s 2022 Go-To Law Schools hiring report. The Go-To Law Schools ...

South Florida Transplants Dan and Brett Sundheim Commit $5 Million to Fund Growth at UHealth

Dan Sundheim and his wife, Brett, have brought their passion for investing in health care development to their new home city of Miami, and ...

School of Law

Students Advocate for Investor Protection and End to Mandatory Arbitration

In collaboration with the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association, student interns in the summer Investor Rights Clinic met with the staff of U.S. senators ...

School of Law

Immigration Clinic Helps Overturn Florida’s Racist Anti-Immigrant Law in Federal Court

Miami Law's commitment to immigration law and human rights law is center stage. A federal court ruled recently that key sections of Florida’s anti-sanctuary ...

School of Law

With Focus on Human Rights and Trial Advocacy, 3L Miami Scholar Serves Country and Those in ...

Maxwell Zoberman can picture himself in the future prosecuting human rights offenses for the United States Department of Justice. In the meantime, he has ...

School of Law

Health Care Law: Miami Law Students Partner with Community Alliances and Miller School of Medicine on ...

Miami Law's Center for Ethics and Public Service Health Disparities Project continues its work into the fall with two inaugural student fellows.

School of Law

Criminal Law and Civil Rights Expert and Grad Built Toolkit at Miami Law to Serve Justice

Sara Yousuf, J.D. ‘05, has been an unstoppable force in her pursuit of truth-finding, community engagement, and meaningful advocacy towards social justice.

School of Law

Technology and the Law - Miami Law Alumnus Leads in the Cryptocurrency Industry

Technology Law is on the move and as Miami Law keeps up with offering current classes in the emerging field, its alumni are also ...

School of Law

Health Care Law Externship Leads to Successful Legal Career in the Field

Double Cane and Miami Law Alumna, Jennifer Prevatte Jordan B.A. ’06 and J.D. ’12, is empowering women and families in both the legal and ...

School of Law

Strong Incoming Class Reflects Miami Law’s Legacy of Illustrious Women Lawyers

Miami Law held its first in-person orientation in more than a year and welcomed its academically strongest class ever of 393 students and the ...

Apple executive: ‘Environmental responsibility is one of our core values’

Lisa Jackson, vice president for Environment, Policy, and Social Initiatives, celebrated the intrinsic compatibility of Apple’s business model that safeguards planetary concerns while producing ...

Financial technology exec hypes consumer-centric approach

Alan Chang, a Revolut executive, discussed the neobank’s expansion strategy during a webinar with the Miami Herbert Business School.

International business leader lays down roots as executive-in-residence at Miami Herbert

After several decades traveling the globe in executive roles, former CEO of IBM Asia Pacific Randy Walker chooses Miami as his home.

Miami Herbert Business School

Miami Herbert Repeats as top-ranked Poets&Quants Undergraduate Business School in Florida

Miami Herbert Business School climbs six spots in Poets&Quants for Undergrads’ latest ranking.

Miami Herbert Business School

Program fosters startup skills, mindset for students of color

The UStart program, a six-day intensive residency launched by the Miami Herbert Business School and with participation from personnel across the University, aims to ...

Medical Students Show off Research Chops at Otolaryngology Meeting

A University of Miami Miller School of Medicine student, Jake Langlie, and research fellow, Ariel Feinberg, were honored at the recent Florida Combined Otolaryngology ...

Deep Brain Stimulation Brings Hope to Patients with Movement Disorders

When medications can no longer control muscle tremors or spasms, deep brain stimulation therapies offered by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s ...

UM Cardiologist Plays Major Role in Updated Heart Care Guidelines

University of Miami interventional cardiologist Mauricio Cohen, M.D., has joined seasoned colleagues from around the U.S. to update the national coronary artery revascularization guidelines.

Miller School of Medicine

New Partnership Will Increase Pediatric Cancer Research at Sylvester

To honor the legacy of his son, Sebastian, Oscar Ortiz founded an organization dedicated to the pursuit of a cure for childhood cancer.

Citizens Board supports impactful student projects

For 24 years, the Changemakers Student Fund, created by the Citizens Board, has supported innovative projects across the University of Miami that propel change, ...

01.27.22| Brighter Health

Why the Yankana Family Is Giving Back

For this ’Canes family, health care innovation is a philanthropic priority

University Libraries

Donation features historical documents from pre-republic Cuba

Paul Cejas, emeritus trustee, alumnus, and former ambassador, has donated a treasure trove of materials—manuscripts, letters, and books—to the University of Miami Libraries’ Cuban ...

Student Affairs

Construction of Centennial Village back on track

After active site work for Centennial Village was paused because of the pandemic, the project ramps up this month to prepare for the demolition ...

12.17.21|

Eliza And Hugh Culverhouse Jr. Make a $1 Million Donation to the Desai Sethi Urology Institute ...

As a display of immense gratitude, Eliza and Hugh Culverhouse Jr., have made an extraordinary $1 million donation to further the Desai Sethi Urology ...

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Human Trafficking in the Healthcare Setting

Dean’s Lecture Series presents SONHS Visiting Scholar Heidi E. Schaeffer, M.D. ’98

School of Law

School of Law receives $2.5 million gift

Donated by Laurie Silvers, chair of the University of Miami Board of Trustees, and her husband, Mitchell Rubenstein, the gift provides a substantial boost ...

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

Rosenstiel School awards two endowed chairs

Two longtime supporters of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science—the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation and the late Professor Robert N. Ginsburg—are celebrated ...

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

Ved Chirayath, Ph.D.

Ved Chirayath, Ph.D., G. Unger Vetlesen Professor of Earth Sciences and Director, Aircraft Center for Earth Studies

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

Gregor Eberli, Ph.D.

Gregor Eberli, Ph.D. Ginsburg chair and director of the Comparative Sedimentology Laboratory, Department of Marine Geosciences, University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and ...

Miami Herbert Business School

Miami Herbert MBA program ranks No. 6 in the U.S. in Corporate Knights’ 2021 sustainability rankings

The Business School continues to be recognized as a leader in business sustainability education.

Miami Herbert Business School

Procter & Gamble executive: ‘Sustainability is good business’

In a Miami Herbert Business School webinar, Virginie Helias, chief sustainability officer for the consumer goods firm, shared information on product innovations and how ...

‘Ever Brighter’ campaign a highlight at Homecoming

The public launch of Ever Brighter, the University of Miami’s Campaign for Our Next Century, was celebrated Friday evening during a series of events ...

Brighter Champions

$5 million gift names Miami Herbert Business School’s graduate career advancement center

The gift from the Carmen and Joe Unanue Family Foundation will bolster resources for career development and help propel graduate students toward successful careers.

The Desai Sethi Family Foundation commits $20 million to fund the creation of a urology institute ...

The gift will fund the creation of a Urology Institute and affirm the Miller School of Medicine as a global leader in the field.

Lowe Art Museum

Life experiences spark inspiration in museum educator

Hope Torrents heads the Fine Art of Health Care program—created for students and professionals and uses art and discussion to fine-tune observational, analytical, and ...

Miami Herbert Business School

A Miami Herbert community flourishes within Wall Street

Bermont Carlin scholars find support in each other and a dedicated leadership team to undertake careers within the country’s most competitive financial spheres.

Miami Herbert Business School

Miami Herbert’s MBA Program continues to rise in Bloomberg Businessweek Rankings

Miami Herbert was among the strongest performers in the latest Bloomberg Businessweek MBA ranking, rising 26 places from No. 72 in 2019 when the ...

Brighter Science

Prado elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Guillermo “Willy” Prado, vice provost for faculty affairs, dean of the Graduate School, and professor of nursing and health studies, is recognized by the ...

Brighter Education

SONHS Granted Simulation Accreditation

School’s Simulation Hospital for Advancing Research and Education receives favorable peer review from world’s largest health care simulation organization

Researchers work to find strategies to produce seafood

The Rosenstiel School’s growing Aquaculture Program trains students to cultivate high-demand fish using techniques they develop and refine at the Experimental Fish Hatchery.

Brighter Science

Turning Art into Science

UM professors are transforming the learning experience outside of the classroom.

Brighter Science

Exploring one of the most diverse biological entities on the planet—viruses

New biology course teaches undergrads about the relationship between viruses and humans

Brighter Health

Dynamic duo forms a research connection

Maria Jose Baeza Robba, second-year Ph.D. student, and Nicholas Metheny, assistant professor, joined forces to tackle grad school, research firsts, and COVID-19 concerns in ...

10.08.21| Brighter Health

New Miller School Program Focused on Leading Sleep Science Research, Training, and Community Empowerment

Girardin Jean-Louis, Ph.D., one of the world’s leading experts on advancing the science and practice of sleep and circadian sciences, will direct the new ...

Brighter Education

University dives into the esports academic arena

A new University of Miami certificate program will introduce participants to the burgeoning industry around competitive video games.

Brighter Planet

Campus community gives clothes a second life

UThrift, a student organization that runs a free pop-up store, features the swapping of clothing and accessories because reusing these items reduces waste and ...

Miller School of Medicine

Class of 2025 Welcomed as Most Competitive M.D. Class at the Miller School

First-year students at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine began their journey as physicians August 5 when they took part in the ...

Miller School of Medicine

Miller School Leads Nation in Medical Schools Granting Dual Degrees

Additional degrees help build careers and prepare students for leadership roles.

Miller School of Medicine

Match Day Brings Tears of Joy for Miller School Graduates

Big hugs, tears of joy, and shouts of excitement rang out at 12:01 p.m. on Friday, March 20, as the University of Miami Miller ...

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Three Nursing Students Lauded as 'Rising Stars'

School of Nursing and Health Studies trio presented posters on Alzheimer's disease, ICU family member satisfaction, and the need for breastfeeding support at virtual ...

Brighter Opportunities

2021 Minority Health Research Training Program Underway

SONHS administers NIH grant to help meet the need for more health disparities scientists from diverse backgrounds in the U.S.

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Symptom Science and Traumatic Brain Injury

PhD student Kathryn Gerber awarded Society of Trauma Nurses grant to embark on study that could improve care for TBI patients

School of Nursing and Health Studies

NIH Funds $3 Million Latinx Youth Mental Health Trial

Researchers to roll out parenting training program, eHealth Familias Unidas for Mental Health, in 18 South Florida clinics

School of Nursing and Health Studies

The beauty of vaccines: They require a small personal investment

As rates for routine vaccinations continue to fall, Cindy Munro, the dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies, explains why the advantages ...

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Is Cannabis Heart Healthy? NIH Funds Novel Study

SONHS is proud to announce a new four-year, $2.9 million NIH grant for PI Denise C. Vidot, assistant professor, to study the impact of ...

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Telomere Health and ICU Outcomes

Faculty study awarded Research Impact Grant.

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Taking ‘Baby Steps’

NICU nurses make virtual house calls with new grant

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Scholarship program puts career dreams of more diverse nurses in reach

The School of Nursing and Health Studies has received renewed federal funding to increase the number of primary care nurse practitioners for minority populations.

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Student makes ‘huge and lasting impact’ on Haiti school

University of Miami civic scholar Diane Stephen’s service project leaves 150 children, and their community, with improved health.

School of Education and Human Development

Learning with the Lowe

School of Law

Miami Law Launches Transactional Skills Program

The University of Miami School of Law rolled out a Transactional Skills Program with Marcia Narine Weldon at the lead. The program enables students ...

Miller School of Medicine

UHealth Offers New Treatment for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

A new spinal cord stimulation treatment for painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) is now available at UHealth – the University of Miami Health System. Patients ...

Miller School of Medicine

Sylvester Doctors Finding Ways to Identify Best Treatments for a Rare Cancer

New research supports changing how many oncologists approach breast angiosarcoma.

Miller School of Medicine

Miller School Researchers Present Leading-Edge Findings on Alzheimer’s Disease

Genetic researchers from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine presented findings on a wide range of topics including diversity inclusion, gene discovery ...