Four years into the XR Initiative, University of Miami students and faculty and staff members conceive new ways to solve problems and improve education by using immersive technology to connect in a network of virtual worlds.

University community leaps into the ‘metaverse’

The XR Initiative has students and faculty members conceiving of new ways to solve problems and improve education by using immersive technology to connect virtual worlds.


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 David Major, associate professor of professional practice in Global Business Strategy and academic director of UStart@MiamiHerbert Entrepreneurship Immersion Program, and EllenMarie McPhillip, associate dean of programs in the School of Education and Human Development. Photo: Evan Garcia/University of Miami

UStart program fosters startup skills for students of color

Launched by the Miami Herbert Business School, the program empowers college students of color to pursue entrepreneurial careers that might ultimately support their communities.


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UStart@MiamiHerbert

 A worker stands in front of the James Webb Space Telescope, which was launched into space on Dec. 25, 2021. Photo: Courtesy of NASA

NASA’s Webb telescope will help unlock secrets of black holes

Nico Cappelluti, an assistant professor of astrophysics, will compete for observation time on the groundbreaking James Webb Space Telescope, hoping to learn more about mysterious super massive black holes.


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2021: The year in review

2021: The year in review

Here’s a look back at the biggest stories at the University of Miami during the past year.


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More than 1,100 graduates were conferred degrees during three ceremonies at the Watsco Center on Friday

Fall Commencement: ‘This is the beginning of your new mountain to climb’

More than 1,100 graduates were conferred degrees during three ceremonies at the Watsco Center on Friday. Speakers shared experiences of their past and pointed out to the graduates that they are our hope for the future.


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 Students table in the University Center breezeway.

Ambassadors worked to debunk vaccine myths

Seventeen students were selected as vaccine ambassadors throughout the summer and fall semesters to debunk myths about the COVID-19 vaccine.

 Music Industry Association members pose with TikTok star Avery Lynch during a recent event where the young artist talked about her journey and sharing original content on the app.

Club connects students to music, entertainment industry

The Music Industry Association is a student organization that provides workshops, panel discussions, and mixers to help aspiring artists succeed.

Ambassadors worked to debunk vaccine myths

Seventeen students were selected as vaccine ambassadors throughout the summer and fall semesters to debunk myths about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Club connects students to music, entertainment industry

The Music Industry Association is a student organization that provides workshops, panel discussions, and mixers to help aspiring artists succeed.



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 Ken Graff, B.B.A. '98, M.B.A. '03, immediate past president, and Matthew Beekhuisen, B.B.A. '91, president, Broward County 'Canes Community. Photo: Broward 'Canes Community

’Canes Giving Back for holidays

This holiday season, University of Miami alumni across the nation are showing meaningful ways of getting involved while giving back to their communities.

Michele Korver, J.D. ’01

Taking on the lawless side of crypto

As chief digital currency advisor for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Michele Korver, J.D. ’01, helps safeguard the financial system.

Young Alumni Leaders Council 30 Under 30

30 under 30 call for nominations

The Young Alumni Leaders Council 30 Under 30 program is now accepting nominations! The annual list focuses on the best and the brightest ’Canes making strides in their communities.

Communication Literacy in the Age of Misinformation

New MOOC for 2022

Communication Literacy in the Age of Misinformation will help you learn the building blocks of effective communications.

 Ken Graff, B.B.A. '98, M.B.A. '03, immediate past president, and Matthew Beekhuisen, B.B.A. '91, president, Broward County 'Canes Community. Photo: Broward 'Canes Community

’Canes Giving Back for holidays

This holiday season, University of Miami alumni across the nation are showing meaningful ways of getting involved while giving back to their communities.

Taking on the lawless side of crypto

As chief digital currency advisor for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Michele Korver, J.D. ’01, helps safeguard the financial system.

30 under 30 call for nominations

The Young Alumni Leaders Council 30 Under 30 program is now accepting nominations! The annual list focuses on the best and the brightest ’Canes making strides in their communities.

New MOOC for 2022

Communication Literacy in the Age of Misinformation will help you learn the building blocks of effective communications.