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2020 Graduate + Postdoctoral Research Symposium

Keynote speaker and agenda now available! Register now!

Dr. Hansel Tookes, Assistant Professor and alumnus of the Miller School of Medicine, and Founder and Medical Director of Florida's IDEA Exchange syringe access program, will headline the half-day symposium on March 5. Register now!



Apply to be a graduate student speaker for Spring 2020 Commencement!

The application deadline for Spring 2020 Commencement Student Speakers is March 6, 2020.


Making University history with the National Cancer Institute

Microbiology and immunology doctoral student, Cameron Bader, speaks on his accomplishment of receiving a prestigious award from the National Cancer Institute.


Benjamin Borenstein, PhD marketing student, takes first place in Three Minute Thesis Competition

The Fourth Annual University of Miami Three Minute Thesis Competition took place on February 5, 2020, at the Kislak Center.


Students help fuel recovery and resilience for Bahamian businesses

A cadre of graduate students with the Miami Herbert Business School’s interdisciplinary action project class met with Bahamian students and local businesses in Freeport to share ideas and inspire hope.


Important Reads

Make your voice heard to build a better campus!

Take the 2020 Campus Climate Survey to end sexual violence on campus! Survey results will help guide efforts to foster an inclusive campus. Complete the survey now!

Apply for the Department of Energy's funding program for doctoral students by May 6!

The Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for its funding program. The SCGSR program provides supplemental funds for graduate awardees to conduct part of their thesis research at a host DOE laboratory/facility. Graduate students currently pursuing Ph.D. degrees in areas of physics, chemistry, material sciences, biology (non-medical), mathematics, engineering, computer or computational sciences, or specific areas of environmental sciences that are aligned with the mission of the Office of Science are eligible to apply. For full eligibility requirements and instructions to apply, visit

Tinker and UMIA Summer Field Research Grants for Graduate Students

The Institute for the Advanced Study of the Americas (UMIA) is pleased to announce spring competitions for two summer field research grants for graduate students of all levels and disciplines. The first grant, awarded by the Tinker Foundation, will support early-career research experiences in Latin America and the Spanish Caribbean. For students working in countries elsewhere in the Caribbean, or with immigrant populations from Latin America or the Caribbean, UMIA is offering the complementary UMIA Field Research Grants. Apply by March 1, 2020.

Qualitative data analysis software, NVivo, available free for students

NVivo software is a qualitative data analysis software package that works with very rich text-based and/or multimedia information, where deep levels of analysis on small or large volumes of data are required. NVivo helps users organize and analyze non-numerical or unstructured data. It allows users to classify, sort and arrange information; examine relationships in the data; and combine analysis with linking, shaping, searching, and modeling. The researcher or analyst can test theories, identify trends and cross-examine information in a multitude of ways using its search engine and query functions. Download now!

Take your yearbook portrait today!

The Ibis Yearbook is taking yearbook portraits for the 2019-2020 school year! All students are encouraged to stop by and take their portrait. Portraits are being held in the Shalala Student Center on the Second Floor, from Feb 17-28 (weekdays only) from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. All of those graduating must make an appointment at Both a sitting fee and business attire is required. For more information, visit or email

Apply to open postdoc positions at the University of Miami

Graduating in spring and looking to stay in Miami? The University has over 30 open positions for postdoctoral fellows from a variety of disciplines. Visit to view openings and apply!


Important Dates


12:00 pm

Racial Bias Awareness: Power and Privilege


12:00 pm

Time Management / Procrastination Workshop


3:00 pm

Race Talk Workshop- RSMAS


12:00 pm

Race Talk Workshop- Gables


12:15 pm

2020 Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium


11:59 pm

Application deadline for Graduate Student Commencement Speaker