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Black History Month

Celebrating Black excellence

The University of Miami Black Alumni Society invites you to Our Story: Black Excellence, a three-day virtual reunion featuring forums centered on building wealth, health, and education, led by prominent institutional, student, and alumni leaders. 

With an impressive line-up of speakers including Dr. Donald Spivey, special advisor to the president for racial justice, Dr. Laura Kohn-Wood, dean of the School of Education and Human Development, and Dr. Henri Ford, dean of the Miller School of Medicine, the event is sure to promote enriching conversations that increase awareness and help ignite change.

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Alumni Wins

Alumna recounts journey ‘from Everest to Embassies’ in new memoir

Whether it was climbing Everest or becoming a U.S. ambassador, Sue M. Cobb, J.D. ’78, never shied away from a challenge.

Doctor feeds off-duty passion with Good Samaritan meals

A nonprofit co-founded by Evan Peskin, M.D. ’17, delivers thousands of pounds of edible but hard-to-sell food to the needy.

’Canes find love at the U

Roses are red, violets are blue. These ’Canes found love, here at the U. From secret relationships to Homecoming first dates, check out this year's ’Cane Couples stories.

Artistic skills, winding path lead to successful career

University of Miami alumnus Eddie Alvarez excels as a newspaper designer and is now an art director at The Washington Post.

More Alumni Stories



Breaking down the Hurricanes' 2021 football schedule

‘Courageous Conversations’ spark dialogue about diversity and inclusion

Patricia Whitely, Aileen Ugalde named senior vice presidents

University positioned to be a pipeline for technology boom

The Economist ranks MBA faculty quality No. 8 worldwide

Lifelong learning opportunities available to alumni




’Canes join the community to tackle cancer

Join Team Hurricanes and walk, run, ride, or go virtual as the Dolphins Challenge Cancer and fundraise for life-saving research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.



Researchers seek recruits for COVID-19 immunity study

How long does immunity last after a person has had COVID-19 or receives the vaccine? Miller School of Medicine researchers are hoping to find the answer in a new study.

Learn more


Upcoming Events


5:00 pm

Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series: The Future of the Supreme Court


10:30 am

University of Miami Black Alumni Society Reunion Our Story: Black Excellence


5:30 pm

’Cane Conversations: Let’s Taco About Hospitality


5:30 pm

’Cane Conversations: Women Who Lead


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