Ghanaian triple jumper and University of Miami employee Nadia Eke hopes to improve on her personal best of 14.33 meters and capture gold at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan. Photo: Diego Meza-Valdes/University of Miami

University employee heads to the Olympics

Nadia Eke’s Olympic dream is about to become reality. The University of Miami staff member will represent her home country of Ghana in the triple jump at the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.


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Loggerhead Key Lighthouse. Photo courtesy Hannah Ditzler

Student conducts sea turtle research at remote outpost

Hannah Ditzler, a graduate student in the master of professional science program, is working on Loggerhead Key to research ways to help conserve loggerhead and green sea turtles.


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  The oceanfront Champlain Towers South condominium in Surfside, Florida, partially collapsed the early morning of June 24. Photo: The Associated Press

University training center helps first responders at Surfside

The Gordon Center for Simulation and Innovation in Medical Education has taught advanced practice interventions to firefighters and paramedics for decades, including the members of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Florida Task Force 1.


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 Kathleen Sullivan Sealey guides a long fiberglass tube holding clear plastic sample bottles over the edge of an open fisherman boat in Lower Matecumbe Key. Photos: Janette Neuwahl Tannen/University of Miami

Student team analyzes water quality in the Keys

Led by biology professor Kathleen Sullivan Sealey, the group is working to detect and evaluate how and where the water on the archipelago is changing, particularly in many of its canals.


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 Neha Godbole, an M.D./M.P.H. student at the Miller School of Medicine, swabs the escalator at the Brickell Metrorail station as part of Global City Sampling Day 2021. Photo: Evan Garcia/University of Miami

Students swab rail stations to identify, map microbes across Miami

As part of Global City Sampling Day, teams of University of Miami students fanned out across Miami-Dade County on Monday taking microbial samples on surfaces at each of the 23 Metrorail stops.


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 Students developed an extended reality application for the International Inn, a historic hotel in northern Miami Beach.

Students’ extended reality projects propel education

Four projects are part of the first XR Awards—grants that allowed students to explore a topic enhanced by mixed reality.

 NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 13 (GOES-13) captured this natural-color image of Hurricane Sandy on October 28, 2012. Photo: NOAA

A focus on hurricanes

The student group, ’Canes on ’Canes, explain tropical cyclone research at the Rosenstiel School and an outlook on the 2021 hurricane season.

Students’ extended reality projects propel education

Four projects are part of the first XR Awards—grants that allowed students to explore a topic enhanced by mixed reality.

A focus on hurricanes

The student group, ’Canes on ’Canes, explain tropical cyclone research at the Rosenstiel School and an outlook on the 2021 hurricane season.



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Kayla Abramowitz

Planting seeds of hope

Through the ’Canes Community Scholarship Program, established in 2018, alumni provide life-changing opportunities for students in their communities.

Alumna Haley Moss.  Photo: Courtesy Talilly Photography

Extraordinarily different

Alumna Haley Moss, known as the first openly autistic attorney in Florida, uses her platform to promote awareness of neurodiversity.

Connor Golden found healing through music and developed an app for music producers.

Healing with music

After losing his leg in a mysterious bombing in Central Park, Connor Golden found healing through music and developed an app for music producers.

Young Alumni Leaders Council

Young Alumni Leaders Council aims to engage recent grads

After a three-year hiatus, the Young Alumni Leaders Council relaunches with a talented new Executive Council, an efficient structure, and a plan for increasing engagement among young alumni.

Kayla Abramowitz

Planting seeds of hope

Through the ’Canes Community Scholarship Program, established in 2018, alumni provide life-changing opportunities for students in their communities.

Extraordinarily different

Alumna Haley Moss, known as the first openly autistic attorney in Florida, uses her platform to promote awareness of neurodiversity.

Healing with music

After losing his leg in a mysterious bombing in Central Park, Connor Golden found healing through music and developed an app for music producers.

Young Alumni Leaders Council aims to engage recent grads

After a three-year hiatus, the Young Alumni Leaders Council relaunches with a talented new Executive Council, an efficient structure, and a plan for increasing engagement among young alumni.