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See you at GradFest!

Join the Graduate Student Association for their annual academic year kick-off event, GradFest, on Thursday, August 22, 2019, from 5:00-9:00 p.m. at the Shalala Student Center.


U-LINK’s ‘big reveal’

The teams awarded grants from the UM Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge share their progress while Provost Jeffrey Duerk unveils plans to bring U-LINK to the classroom.


UM participates in the first-ever ACC 3MT® Competition and Research Forum

Konstantina Kritharidou, University of Miami 2019 3MT® champion, and Brandon Applewhite, Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering and McKnight Fellow, attended this one-of-a-kind event in Washington D.C.


Study abroad programs expand in London and Switzerland

Students interested in sport administration and environmental storytelling can now explore their passion for the subject in a new location.


Important Reads

New Graduate Student Orientation

The Graduate School is pleased to invite all new graduate students to the Fall 2019 Graduate Orientation on Friday, August 16, 2019, from 11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Lunch will be provided. At Orientation, representatives from various University offices address the general audience about key academic and non-academic matters essential for incoming graduate students. Register here!

Apply to become a GSA Senator

Every UM graduate department is represented by a senator in their program. Senators meet bi-weekly to discuss GSA matters with the E-board and relay all information to their respective departments. Click here for more information on the benefits of being a senator. Apply now!

Health insurance requirement and subsidy for graduate students

In preparation for the 2019-2020 academic year, students should review important information on health insurance and the student health insurance subsidy. Learn more here.

Learn a new language for free with the DILS program

Directed Independent Language Study (DILS) was created to offer students the opportunity to learn any language they want, provided the language of their choice is not already offered in the standard UM curriculum. DILS is a free not-for-credit program but language study in DILS is noted on the students’ transcripts. Students meet twice a week for one hour with an educated native speaker (a Language Partner) who assists them in their language study and practices the target language with them. Interested students can review the languages available for study and apply through the DILS website.

Attend the Women in Life Sciences Brunch on October 3

Join Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF) for the launch of the first Women in Life Sciences Brunch! Through the Women in Life Sciences Brunch, LSSF hopes to provide a space to cultivate relationships; share experiences and journeys about the meaning of intersecting identities as women in the life sciences world; and share insights about how degrees in the life sciences can manifest into exciting and meaningful career paths. Register here!

Postdoctoral Position at the Baker Institute for Animal Health, Cornell University

A postdoctoral associate position is available at the Baker Institute for Animal Health at Cornell University. The successful candidate will use a variety of technologies and approaches including cell and molecular biology, small molecule inhibitors, advanced imaging and microscopy, biochemistry and biophysics to study the roles of chromatin dynamics in the regulation of viral replication and pathogenesis. This work is focused on understanding the mechanisms that allow nuclear DNA viruses, such as herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) to establish both lytic and latent infections, thus addressing some of the most critical questions regarding their pathogenesis. Apply now!


Important Dates


11:30 am

New Graduate Student Orientation


8:00 am

First day of the Fall 2019 semester


5:00 pm