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UM ranks No. 48 in 2015 U.S. News and World Report
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UM ranks No. 48 in 2015 U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of Miami No. 48 in the 2015 edition of its “Best Colleges” list, released Tuesday. UM is tied with the University of Florida, and shares the spot for the No. 1 college in Florida. UM was ranked No. 44 in 2013 and No. 38 in 2012, the…

Professor makes the grade on RateMyProfessors.com
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Professor makes the grade on RateMyProfessors.com

Near the end of each semester, sophomore Juliana Vallejo makes the annual visit to RateMyProfessors.com. She deciphers anonymous comments that range from helpful expectations of a course to extreme backlashes against a professor. “I use it for making my class schedules,” she said. “It’s funny because people are like ‘I hate this teacher; he gave…

Work ethic shapes reputation
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Work ethic shapes reputation

The strong academic culture that makes the University of Miami an elite institution shows a shift in focus from days in the sun to nights in the stacks. It’s hard to believe that UM was officially ranked the best college in Florida by the U.S. News & World Report only four years ago. It’s even…

Football, academics not defined by numbers
Opinion

Football, academics not defined by numbers

We have seen a recent change in our university’s rankings. On Sunday, the Associated Press named our football team No. 15 in the country. On Tuesday, the U.S. News & World Report ranked UM No. 47 in, you know, academics. (I’d like to note that the University of Miami is ahead of the University of…

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Rising national rankings boost UM status

This year we witnessed the meteoric rise of coach Larranaga and the men’s basketball team, from starting unranked, rising to as high as No. 2 in national polls and winning the ACC Championship. As the philosopher Aubrey Graham says, “Started from the bottom, now we’re here.” This deserves celebration, but in the end, even Shane…

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UM climbs nine spots in annual college rankings

The University of Miami was ranked No. 38 in the 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” issue. “This has truly been a climb to excellence,” UM President Donna E. Shalala said in a press release. “The road to excellence means investments in our students, in our faculty, in our facilities.”…

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Faculty member, school honored by prestigious business journal

A study recently published in The Management International Review recognized the University of Miami and its faculty as some of the best in the world in the field of international business. The Management International Review is an economic journal that deals with several aspects in the field of international management. Research members reached their results by…

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UM climbs nine spots in survey

The University of Miami was ranked No. 38 in the 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” issue. “This has truly been a climb to excellence,” UM President Donna E. Shalala said in a press release. “The road to excellence means investments in our students, in our faculty, in our facilities.”…

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Ranking improves, UM gets healthier

In 2010, the University of Miami improved its ranking on the Trojan brand condoms Fifth Annual Sexual Health Report. It moved from No. 68 to No. 56 out of the 161 universities that were ranked from most sexually healthy, Columbia University, to the least, University of Idaho. The university remains above other Florida schools, such as…

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