The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy arrives in Los Angeles Friday, March 27. Photo: Associated Press

Alumnus is on a mission to serve patients

John Rotruck, chief medical officer of the USNS Mercy, credits the U with preparing him for what is needed during this pandemic.

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Miller School of Medicine

 Medical researchers developing rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19

Researchers developing rapid test for COVID-19

Biomedical researchers are developing a point-of-care, rapid diagnostic test in collaboration with biopharmaceutical company Heat Biologics.

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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

 A green tree frog, which is native to Florida, peers out of a pipe used for temporarily trapping reptiles and amphibians to document their presence in the Everglades. Photo courtesy of Hunter Howell/University of Miami.

The changing climate’s impact on reptiles, amphibians

Researcher Chris Searcy is studying the effects of climate change on Everglades wildlife, as well as imperiled reptiles and amphibians throughout the country.

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Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan

 Black Swan events are those that are considered rare; with extreme impact, especially on the economic system; and, in retrospect, highly predictable. Photo: Associated Press

In the midst of a Black Swan event

The COVID-19 pandemic fits the definition of a Black Swan event—rare, impactful, improbable, and in retrospect, predictable.

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Black swan theory

University of Miami Coral Gables Campus

Latest information on COVID-19

The University of Miami has extended online learning through the end of the semester. Review all you need to know about the proactive measures being taken by the University.

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Magic Leap founder Rony Abovitz sees a future where spatial computing and other emerging technologies will amplify the presence and knowledge of health care providers. Photo: Christopher Bared/University of Miami

Nursing students leap into the future

From simulating fires in the operating room to incivility in the workplace, the School of Nursing and Health Studies is an enthusiastic testing ground for Magic Leap technology.

University of Miami students celebrated a fun day with grade-schoolers with Streamline Miami, working on  projects and other activities.

United Black Students hosts a day of service

The student group partnered with two local, nonprofit organizations to beautify a playground and connect with 20 elementary schoolchildren.

Nursing students leap into the future

From simulating fires in the operating room to incivility in the workplace, the School of Nursing and Health Studies is an enthusiastic testing ground for Magic Leap technology.

United Black Students hosts a day of service

The student group partnered with two local, nonprofit organizations to beautify a playground and connect with 20 elementary schoolchildren.



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Online courses

Bringing the U to you

While in-person events are on hold, there are numerous ways to stay connected to your ‘Canes community. Find digital resources to connect, learn, stay well, and explore during this time.

Joel Perlman, Island Star

Explore the Sculpture Garden on campus at the U

The Lowe Art Museum curates a public art collection on display throughout the Coral Gables Campus. Learn more and take a visual tour of the sculptures.

Dr. Pat Whitely, vice president for student affairs

Responding to students in the midst of the crisis

Dr. Pat Whitely, vice president for student affairs, puts the needs of her students first.

’Cane Biz owners

Your guide to ’Cane Biz updates during COVID-19

’Cane Biz owners across the country have been stepping up to support their communities. See which alumni-owned businesses are operating in your area.

Online courses

Bringing the U to you

While in-person events are on hold, there are numerous ways to stay connected to your ‘Canes community. Find digital resources to connect, learn, stay well, and explore during this time.

Explore the Sculpture Garden on campus at the U

The Lowe Art Museum curates a public art collection on display throughout the Coral Gables Campus. Learn more and take a visual tour of the sculptures.

Responding to students in the midst of the crisis

Dr. Pat Whitely, vice president for student affairs, puts the needs of her students first.

Your guide to ’Cane Biz updates during COVID-19

’Cane Biz owners across the country have been stepping up to support their communities. See which alumni-owned businesses are operating in your area.