Hurricane Ian destroyed homes and scattered debris throughout Fort Myers Beach, as seen in the aftermath on Sept. 29. Photo: The Associated Press

University community unites to aid devastated southwest Florida

In the wake of Hurricane Ian’s destruction, relief efforts will explore assisting agencies on Florida’s West Coast, collecting essential supplies, and providing other help that may be needed.


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’Canes Community Stands with the Victims of Hurricane Ian

 University President Julio Frenk is photographed on stage during the State of the University address at the Shalala Student Center on Thursday, Sept. 15. Photo: Joshua Prezant/University of Miami

A resilient University marches toward its centennial

During his State of the U Town Hall, President Julio Frenk told the University of Miami community that the institution is on course to meet the goals of the Roadmap to Our New Century strategic plan by 2025.


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Roadmap to Our New Century

  Samantha Camposano is a senior research associate at the University of Miami’s Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies. Photo: Joshua Prezant/University of Miami

Tropical cyclone expert tests critical forecasting tools

As a child, Samantha Camposano tracked hurricanes while she grew up on Florida’s West Coast. Now, as a hurricane researcher, she’s at the forefront of helping to improve storm predictions and preparation.


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Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies

  Workers attend to tropical plants and flowers at a nursery in Homestead, Florida, in this file photo from 2013. Photo: The Associated Press

Librarians to launch study on Florida’s farmworker population

With funding from a new grant, library researchers will conduct community forums to gather information on the most pressing needs of this vulnerable population.


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University of Miami Libraries

climate resilience

New class aims to foster climate-savvy leaders

The University is offering its first cross-disciplinary course focused on climate resilience and taught by key faculty members from across the institution.


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Climate Resilience Academy | Course Information

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 Marine Biology and Ecology associate professor Diego Lirman teaches students in the Saltwater Semester coral cohort how to measure and survey coral varieties along the seawall at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park on Key Biscayne. Photo: Diana Udel/University of Miami

Saltwater Semester offers students hands-on learning

Through a new program at the Rosenstiel School, undergraduates learn critical skills for marine research and spend quality time in the ocean and the lab.

 Rendering courtesy of Jesper Brenner.

Architecture students reimagine West Grove community

The students devoted their time to re-creating the future of the community in a way that it could maintain its historical ambiance and provide housing for a mixture of income levels.

Saltwater Semester offers students hands-on learning

Through a new program at the Rosenstiel School, undergraduates learn critical skills for marine research and spend quality time in the ocean and the lab.

Architecture students reimagine West Grove community

The students devoted their time to re-creating the future of the community in a way that it could maintain its historical ambiance and provide housing for a mixture of income levels.



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#OneDayOneU

Powering education, innovation, research, service, students: #OneDayOneU

For 24 hours on October 12, ’Canes around the world come together to harness the collective power of giving in our annual all-digital Giving Day.

LaFontaine Oliver, B.B.A. ’99

From child actor to public radio champion

LaFontaine Oliver’s first love was the stage. Now he works to amplify diverse perspectives and elevate community-based storytelling as board chair of National Public Radio.

 As a biology major at the U, Sandra Aronberg (inset) spent many hours working on research projects in the Florida Everglades.

Driven by gratitude

Crediting the influence of the Department of Biology, Sandra Aronberg has built a distinguished career in medicine and public health and a steadfast record of giving to her alma mater.

 Prominent members of the University community gathered to participate in a panel discussion at the Lakeside Village Auditorium on Thursday, Aug. 25. Photo: Matthew Rembold/University of Miami

Alumni panel calls to restore civility in defense of democracy

Distinguished alumni shared perspectives on civil discourse, trust in institutions, and more during a spirited discussion hosted by the School of Communication.

#OneDayOneU

Powering education, innovation, research, service, students: #OneDayOneU

For 24 hours on October 12, ’Canes around the world come together to harness the collective power of giving in our annual all-digital Giving Day.

From child actor to public radio champion

LaFontaine Oliver’s first love was the stage. Now he works to amplify diverse perspectives and elevate community-based storytelling as board chair of National Public Radio.

Driven by gratitude

Crediting the influence of the Department of Biology, Sandra Aronberg has built a distinguished career in medicine and public health and a steadfast record of giving to her alma mater.

Alumni panel calls to restore civility in defense of democracy

Distinguished alumni shared perspectives on civil discourse, trust in institutions, and more during a spirited discussion hosted by the School of Communication.