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Miami Climate Symposium

Examining climate extremes

The Miami Climate Symposium 2020: Predicting and Living with Extremes, a three-day event hosted by the University of Miami, featured scientists from across the country discussing the impacts of climate change. The findings were presented at a community forum on campus with a panel discussion that included alumnus Michael Jarro, B.S.M.E. '97, and highlighted advocacy work by Xavier Cortada, A.B. '86, J.D. '91, M.P.A. '91.




New year, new you

New Year's resolutions? Tell us about them and see how the UM Alumni Association can help you along the way. 


Education for life

The UM Alumni Association now offers free, self-paced online courses on coaching and cybersecurity. Courses start February 3.


Honoring a lifetime of wellness

The Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center’s 18,000-square-foot fitness room was named in honor of Norman C. Parsons Jr., the center’s former executive director.


Alumnus donates $1 million to UM baseball facility

Alumnus Tommy Adams, B.B.A. '57, has made the largest gift in support of the baseball program by a former UM baseball student-athlete.


Side Notes

Two leaders from the University of Miami named 2020 Herald Influencers

Hurricanes announce 2020 football schedule

Beloved Broadway composer Jerry Herman remembered

Alumna giving back to her adopted Bahamas

Frost professor, four alumni win Grammys

Empowering Haitians to build a better future

Leadership UMiami creates pathways to success

The sights and sounds of the Beaux Arts Festival

Alumnus and producer Federico Vindver credits his success to Frost


Alumni Profiles


Jenna Edwards, B.S.C. '04

Former Miss UM's foundation brings tea parties and more to kids with cancer. 


Nikita Shiel-Rolle, B.A.M.A. '10

Alumna works towards sustainable development and education in her native Bahamas. 


Get Involved

New ways to engage with LGBTQ ’Canes

Join the LGBTQ ’Canes affinity group and complete a brief survey to help plan events and enhance communications. 

Share your U love story

Did you meet your significant other at the U? Send us your story! 

Volunteer at the Lowe

Volunteer to help guide and facilitate discussions that ignite a sense of curiosity at the Lowe Art Museum.


Scene On Campus

Beaux Arts Festival

The annual Beaux Arts Festival took place on the Foote Green on the Coral Gables campus on January 19-20.





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Mentorship 101

In honor of mentorship month, UM faculty and staff share advice on being a successful mentor. 



Upcoming Events


6:00 pm

The Oscars at the U – Reception and Screening


5:00 pm

Panel: Tackling Opioid Addiction


8:00 am

Dolphins Cancer Challenge (DCC)


6:00 pm

Meet the CEO: Charlotte, N.C.


5:00 pm

Burgers and Baseball


9:00 am

’Canes Day of Service


6:30 pm

Alumni Night at the Ring


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