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Neuroscience building open house honors varied research

  More than $300 million is spent annually on research expenditures at the University of Miami, and the neuroscience building on the Coral Gables campus...

Julio Frenk and community leaders talk COVID-19, racial justice at ‘State...

The University of Miami returned with the first in-person edition of 'State of the University' since the start of the pandemic Tuesday. The town...

As English major shrinks, department rethinks outreach

The number of undergraduate English majors dropped from 294 to 214 between 2002 and 2012, a decrease of approximately 27 percent over 10 years....

Fired law school dean to remain at UM as tenured faculty

“I gave it my all,” Varona said in highlighting his accomplishments as dean – including admitting what he said was the strongest law class in more than 30 years, raising $8 million, launching an environmental law program, and adapting learning models to the COVID-19 pandemic.

School of Engineering welcomes Dean Jean-Pierre Bardet

President Julio Frenk and a new class of students are not the only fresh arrivals at the University of Miami campus this fall. On...

Student opinion on new Canelink layout divided one week since launch

Last week, a brand new version of CaneLink was introduced to students featuring a new-look interface with a more polished aesthetic and a schedule...

UM law community seeks answers on fired dean as transitional replacement...

Following the July 1 appointment of acting Dean Stephen J. Schnably, a respected, long-time professor at UM law, faculty members released a letter criticizing UM’s firing of Varona and demanding answers from Frenk.

School of Nursing breaks ground for simulation hospital

The School of Nursing and Health Studies (SONHS) broke ground on construction of one of the nation’s first education-based simulation hospitals Thursday afternoon. The five-story, 41,000 square-foot...

Sculpture program develops art, creativity

Sculpted: Students make art in the hand-built ceramics class taught by professor Bryan Moore. The class only has 12 students, but they are allowed...

Academic calendar revisions “not set in stone,” students react to announcement

Decisions on the resumption of classes and changes to the academic calendar were part of the announcement that many members of the UM...

Law school evacuated after air conditioner malfunctions

Classes were temporarily suspended Wednesday afternoon when a ruptured air conditioner belt sent smoke through the vents in law school Building F.

Speakers bring diverse backgrounds to immigration reform

“Immigration Reform: The Current Debate” is a new class that features four professors with varying backgrounds and perspectives on the issue. “We wanted to expose...