Ramon Galiana


Lessons in going beyond the book

Academics are more than just cracking open books and regurgitating ideas on a midterm. Funded by a donation from alumna Jill Viner, the College of Arts and Sciences is sponsoring the Beyond the Book scholarship for undergraduate students in the college to execute independent research proposals. “The scope of proposals is limited only by the…


Learning from the University of Miami’s leader

In 1962, a Peace Corps volunteer began her two-year visit to southern Iran to teach English to locals in a small village. She wanted to volunteer in the Middle East, particularly because her family is Lebanese. Forty-six years later, she would share her experiences with about 20 students who were thinking about embarking on a…


Professional schools on rise

Despite economic pressures to cut funding and other challenges facing the university, two of UM’s professional schools and one program continue to improve. According to the 2011 edition of U.S. News and World Report, the University of Miami’s professional schools have risen again in national rankings. The UM Miller School of Medicine, formerly ranked No….


‘STAY’: UMPD’s new safety emergency plan

The next time the Coral Gables campus is flooded with red and blue lights, it won’t just be up to the police to keep students safe. In a statement released on Feb. 22 to the university community, the University of Miami Police Department (UMPD) issued a new policy regarding on-campus incidents that reinforces personal responsibility…


News briefs

The University of Miami was ranked No. 1 among charitable organizations that consecutively rank with four-stars, according to Charity Navigator. This year marks the tenth consecutive year that UM receives a four-star rating.

Trespasser seen on campus

Trespasser seen on campus

On Monday, April 19 at approximately 12:45 p.m., the University of Miami Police Department issued an e-mail “safety alert” to the university community about a former student who is banned on all UM campuses.

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