Vincent Cardinal, former chairman of the theatre arts and producing artistic director of the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre, has resigned from his post. He is moving to Garden City, N.Y., where he accepted a position as associate dean of performing arts and director of a new performing arts center at Adelphi University. “It is a…
A new program instituted at the Frost School of Music will give a select group of incoming freshman the opportunity to work together for the four years of their undergraduate career.
Earlier this semester, two University of Miami students died within a month of each other while studying abroad. These tragedies have raised questions about the safety of participants in these programs. These deaths include Scott Monat, a sophomore and neurobiology major, and Michael Anderson, a sophomore and finance major. The cause of Monat’s death is…
Every fall, when new students come to the University of Miami to begin their college careers, they are constantly told that their class is the best one to have come to the university. According to the Annual report on Admissions and Undergraduate Student Quality presented to the Faculty Senate, this has been true for the last 13 years.
The University of Miami has created a new Web site designed to help faculty and staff with matters related to housing. The site helps both current and prospective faculty and staff with housing issues in South Florida.
Academy Award-nominated actor Andy Garcia came to the University of Miami Cosford Cinema Friday morning as the keynote speaker for the UM Cuba Conference.
In light of the recent reaccreditation by the Associate of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the University of Miami’s College of Arts and Sciences is entertaining the idea of implementing changes to the school’s General Education Requirements.
Despite the university’s plan to cut costs across the board as a response to the current and expected economic climate, the priority, according to President Donna E. Shalala, is still in attracting and retaining high caliber students for the next academic year.
University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala addressed the Faculty Senate in a meeting this afternoon. In light of worsening economic conditions, she outlined contingency plans that will take the university through the next two years and is geared towards lowering expenses and protecting the university’s in-hand cash.
From new paper clips to new hires to new buildings, the University of Miami has put in place aggressive cost-reduction policies, specifically a committee to manage the university’s expenditures, as a way to deal with the world financial crisis.
Some of the most powerful minds in the business world gathered last week at the University of Miami for a two-day conference that explored not only the state of the current economy but also the ways in which increased connectivity affects the business world.