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University of Miami announces plans for in-person, on-campus fall semester

University of Miami President Julio Frenk released plans for on-campus classes, housing, and orientation—as well as a revised academic calendar—in a message to the University community.



Graduate student aims high in the fight against racial injustice

The founder of Protests Miami and Ketáb, Ahzin Bahraini moves her advocacy from the classroom to the street.


New leaders rev up for an unprecedented era in education

Public health experts Erin Kobetz and Guillermo “Willy” Prado officially join Provost Jeffrey Duerk’s leadership team as the University fine-tunes operations amid the pandemic.


Student organizers of Coral Gables protest focus on reforms

Student organizers are setting their sights on changing the conversation—and the system.


Frost student uses the power of music to connect and unite

Carlehr Swanson, a Frost School of Music master’s student and a Miss Florida contestant, uses her voice to bring awareness and joy to the Miami community.


World-renowned aerosol scientist and engineer is named dean of the College of Engineering

Pratim Biswas is a pioneer in his field recognized for applying aerosol science and engineering to multiple areas, such as energy and environmental nanotechnology, solar energy, air pollution control, and medicine.


Battling U.S. violence from Europe

The Coronavirus pandemic may have halted many research efforts, but for the Graduate School’s 2019-2020 Dissertation Fellowship recipient, Anastasiia Timmer, her findings pressed forward.

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Hurricanes receive fellowships for research at home and abroad

University of Miami students and staff were given fellowships and awards that will allow them to pursue their passions.

New master's program in Urban Sustainability and Resilience

A new Master of Professional Science in Urban Sustainability and Resilience will enroll its first students this fall. Students can select electives from other schools and divisions, including the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, College of Engineering, Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences, and Miami Herbert Business School. The program is open to students from all disciplines who wish to work in government, NGOs or private industry and devote their time to climate mitigation or adaptation issues, such as the role of chief resiliency officers. 

Apply now for the Barrett Prize for the best dissertation on Latin America and the Caribbean

The Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas (UMIA) and Latin American Studies Program (LASP) are pleased to offer the Barrett Prize for 2020, which is awarded to the doctoral student who has produced the best dissertation at the University of Miami in the past year on a topic related to any aspect of Latin America and the Caribbean. The Barrett Prize carries an award amount of $1,500. The deadline for submissions is Monday, July 20, 2020.

Everglades Foundation ForEverglades Scholarships

The Everglades Foundation is offering scholarship opportunities to students engaged in advanced research supporting the restoration of America's Everglades. The Foundation is committed to supporting graduate research students actively pursuing the development of innovative scientific methods to advance the understanding of Everglades physical, chemical or biological processes, or research in economic impacts of environmental changes. The application deadline is July 31, 2020.

Cancer epigenetics postdoctoral opportunities at the Sylvester Cancer Center

The Office of Education and Training at the Sylvester Cancer Center is recruiting for its T32 NCI funded training program in Cancer Epigenetics. The objective of the training program is to offer postdoctoral fellows a sophisticated, scientific environment with multidisciplinary expertise encompassing epigenetics and cancer. The program provides trainees with the ideal platform for successful careers as scientists, physicians, scientific administrators, and entrepreneurs who will identify novel agents and devices to treat cancer. Apply today!


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Town Hall for students


11:59 pm

ETD: Deadline to defend


11:59 pm

Dissertation Fellowship application deadline


11:59 pm

ETD: Deadline to submit full draft for formatting review