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University to launch redesigned website
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University to launch redesigned website

Navigating the University of Miami’s webpage may become a new and exciting experience in the coming weeks. A redesigned website will be launching either later this month or in early March. Web and Digital Communications and Marketing, a team working in University Communications, got the opportunity to create a redesigned website about a year ago…

Plus One Scholarship helps enrich studies
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Plus One Scholarship helps enrich studies

Students now have the option of staying an extra year at the University of Miami. The Plus One Scholarship Program will provide students the option to take a tuition-free fifth year or an extra semester at UM. To qualify for this program, students must demonstrate that they are able to meet all the requisites required…

Office of Financial Aid urges new form
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Office of Financial Aid urges new form

The Office of Financial Aid is aiming to alleviate some of the costs of attending the University of Miami, the most expensive school in Florida. Financial Aid is encouraging students to complete an additional document called the College Scholarship Service (CSS) Profile in addition to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to…

Office relocations aim to improve student traffic
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Office relocations aim to improve student traffic

Over winter break, the second floor of the Whitten University Center (UC), which formerly housed ballrooms and meeting spaces, received a makeover with new floors and offices to bring six departments closer to students. Students can now visit the offices of International Admissions, Financial Assistance, Market Research & Communications division of Enrollment Management, Student Employment and Dean…

Wellness Center executive director lands in Miami
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Wellness Center executive director lands in Miami

The first order of business for the Wellness Center’s new director, Scott Levin, is to become familiar with the University of Miami’s culture. “I’m still learning how to do the U,” said Levin, who previously served as the Director of Recreational Services in Georgia State University starting in 2000. There, he opened a $33 million…

Administrator elected to national post
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Administrator elected to national post

Pat Whitely, vice president for Student Affairs, has become the first University of Miami administrator to be elected chair of NASPA’s (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) board of directors. She assumed her new post March 18 and will serve a one-year term. Founded in 1919, NASPA is an association dedicated to the advancement, health…

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Wellness Center director to retire

Norm Parsons, executive director of the Wellness Center, announced his retirement Friday. When Parsons officially steps down in October, it will mark his 43rd year at the university. “To be honest, it’s time to try to go on, I’ve got a couple of grandkids and some grand cats that I need to visit,” he said….

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Dean wins award for chemistry research

Leonidas Bachas, the dean for the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), won Lab of the Year for his chemistry research lab on Friday. The award was given out by the Office of Environmental Health and Safety. Environmental Health recognizes one lab each year in one of the university’s three campuses. There are more than…

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