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Dean Shepherd to leave lasting legacy at School of Communication

“As a result of the kind and compassionate tone he has set as a leader, the School of Communication is one of the most collegial and truly interdisciplinary places I’ve ever worked”

Student leaders share why UM needs more Black faculty

Under President Julio Frenk, the number of Black faculty at the university increased 26 percent from 159 to 200 individuals, making up 5.1 percent of the faculty.

Executive Vice President, Provost Jeffery Duerk talks about his first year...

It's been about a year since the University of Miami announced Jeffrey Duerk as the successor to former provost Thomas LeBlanc. Here's how he's spent his first nine months.

UM’s updated Covid-19 dashboard differs from previously reported cases

Three days after University of Miami’s president, Julio Frenk, sat for a contentious live interview on national television where he was pressed about the total number of Covid-19 cases at UM and refused to answer, UM has updated it’s Covid-19 dashboard to display cumulative statistics. However, the numbers are different than previously reported, raising more questions.

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...

Planned Gables UHealth facility named at groundbreaking

The University of Miami Health System site that will be located on the Coral Gables campus near the BankUnited Center was named The Lennar...

Vice President for Student Affairs Pat Whitely wins ‘Woman of Distinction...

Plaza Health Network honors six to eight women in South Florida a year. Dr. Patricia Whitely, vice president for student affairs at the University of Miami, was honored for her contributions to UM and the South Florida community.

Post-election letter drafted by faculty accumulates 502 signatures

Update, 2:42 p.m., Dec. 1, 2016:  This story has been updated to include information about a letter released by student leaders of several University...

María de Lourdes Dieck-Assad named VP for Hemispheric and Global Affairs

María de Lourdes Dieck-Assad began her tenure on Tuesday as the University of Miami's vice president for Hemispheric and Global Affairs. She will oversee...

President Frenk outlines his plan for a return this fall

University of Miami President Julio Frenk is confident that in-person instruction will resume come August. However, during a Zoom roundtable discussion with student media leaders on April 30, Frenk said the campus environment students return to will be very different.

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...

‘Pancakes with Pat’ returns to Hecht Residential College Sept. 11

Wednesday night, Sept.11 marks the third year of the popular late-night breakfast, where between 750 to 1,000 pancakes are given out.