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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”

UM welcomes new LGBTQ+ Student Center director Gisela Vega

Gisela Vega, a passionate leader in the LGBTQ+ community of South Florida, joins the UM staff as the new director of the LGBTQ+ Student Center.

The State of the U is ‘strong and rising,’ Frenk says...

President Julio Frenk gave his first "State of the U" address Monday night at the Watsco Center, touching on his "Roadmap to our New Century," and opened the floor to students afterward.

Frenk to unveil details of 10-year plan at first annual ‘State...

Students have not had a chance to formally discuss the details of the plan, and how it might impact them. President Julio Frenk said he hopes the "State of the U" town hall meeting Monday night will change that.

Knaul discusses upcoming initiatives at ‘Meet the First Lady’

Live salsa music and fiesta-inspired refreshments accompanied Dr. Felicia Knaul's student forum.

UM: Trump travel ban exempts international students

University officials say they have received inquiries from students in the affected countries and from others as well. However, they point out that the ban does not pertain to students with the proper student visas and documentation.

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.

Meet Henri Ford, new dean of the Miller School of Medicine

Henri Ford calls the position his "dream job." Meet the new dean of Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine – a Haitian-American pediatric surgeon who wants to serve "every person" in South Florida.

Whitely Women’s Leadership Symposium helps women overcome obstacles to success

From one "self-made" woman to many aspiring ones, Whitely Women's Leadership Symposium is looking to provide female students the skillset to prosper during and after college.

Meet the nation’s first atheism, humanism and secular ethics chair

It has taken more than a year for the University of Miami to announce who will hold the nation's title as first atheism, humanism and secular ethics chair. But starting July 1, Anjan Chakravartty will occupy the position.

No back-up parking policy effective Feb. 19, new scanning technology to...

Say goodbye to backing up your car into a tight parking space. New parking policies are on their way, including a transition to digital permits.

Donna Shalala to become member of Congress?

Donna Shalala spent eight years as the nation's secretary of health and human services. Shortly after, she spent 14 years as the University of Miami's president. Now, she said she might have her eyes set on spending time on Capitol Hill.