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Register now to attend the Three Minute Thesis Competition

An 80,000 word dissertation takes approximately 9 hours to present, these students have only 3 minutes. Join us for the Fourth Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition on February 5, 2020, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the University of Miami Kislak Center. Register now!



Miller School student named to Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ list for program addressing health disparities

Annette Grotheer is dedicated to addressing health disparities and improving outcomes for African-American men.


Graduate + Postdoctoral Research Symposium agenda announced

The Graduate + Postdoctoral Research Symposium will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2020, from 12:15 to 6:30 p.m.


The Florida Education Fund awards Dr. Guillermo "Willy" Prado with Presidential Award

The Florida Education Fund (FEF) is an organization that provides an avenue to ensure that educational advancement is possible for minorities.


Pioneering librarians shine in their U-LINK roles

University of Miami Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge grantees learn more about the science of team science, and the critical roles University librarians are forging.


Important Reads

Apply for the U-LINK Predoctoral Fellowship by February 14!

The University of Miami’s Laboratory for INtegrative Knowledge (U-LINK) is seeking applications for this year’s U-LINK Predoctoral Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Research. The Fellowship is for doctoral students who are interested in completing an interdisciplinary, problem-based dissertation that addresses one (or more) of society’s significant problems. Each applicant will be required to identify at least two UM faculty advisors, representing at least two distinct disciplines, with whom to complete his/her dissertation work. The U-LINK Predoctoral Fellowship comprises a stipend of $40,000 for a 12-month period (beginning August 1st each year) plus a 100% health insurance subsidy while the student is supported by the U-LINK fellowship. Click here to learn more.

Graduate assistantships for the Spring 2020 semester

The Office of Civic and Community Engagement is excited to announce two graduate student opportunities for the Spring 2020 semester, including a data visualization research assistant and a civic engagement high school partnership coordinator. Apply now!

Apply for the Gulf Research Program Fellowship by March 4

The Gulf Research Program’s Science Policy Fellowship program helps scientists hone their skills by putting them to practice for the benefit of Gulf Coast communities and ecosystems. Fellows gain first-hand experience as they spend one year on the staff of federal, state, local, or non-governmental environmental, natural resource, oil and gas, and public health agencies in the Gulf of Mexico region. The Gulf Research program is currently accepting applications for the Science Policy Fellowship and Early-Career Research Fellowship, both exciting opportunities for graduating students and/or early career professionals interested in issues at the intersection of human health and community resilience, environmental protection, and offshore energy system safety. For eligibility requirements and further information, including how to apply, click here.

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!

SONHS screens ‘5B’ featuring Cliff Morrison, MSN ’79 on January 24

The nursing alum is at the heart of this major documentary about the heroic nurses at San Francisco General who revolutionized patient care in the early days of AIDS. Click here to learn more.

Quantum physics and the oneness of the universe

Chabad of Miami is hosting a special event with Dr. Dovid Imbo. On Friday, January 24, hear his fascinating journey as he went from the violent streets of the Near West Side of Chicago, to the halls of Harvard University, to the orthodox synagogues of West Rogers Park. Then, on Saturday, January 25, he will discuss some novel and bizarre features of the physics of the ultra-microscopic "quantum" realm, and relate the resulting conceptual worldview to that of the Kabbalistic and Chassidic masters. Special attention will be given to the notions of existence, identity, logic, creation, and the infinite. Click here to learn more.


Important Dates


5:30 pm

Managing Transitions: Coping with Life Changes


9:30 am

ETD Resources Workshop: Morning session


4:30 pm

ETD Resources Workshop: Afternoon session


11:30 am

Strategies for Effective Team Authorship Decisions


6:00 pm

Fourth Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition