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COVID-19 updates: Specific information relating to Graduate School matters

As graduate students come back to continue their classes and research after an extended Spring break, the Graduate School encourages all students to review some important updates regarding our operations for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. Click here to read.


Stay up-to-date with

The University’s dedicated COVID-19 site, which can be found at, is updated regularly and will continue to serve as the best and most up-to-date source of information regarding the University’s response to COVID-19.

Commencement postponed

Graduate commencement ceremonies scheduled for May will be postponed until December 18, 2020. Click here for full details.

Deadline for Annual Graduate Award nominations extended

The Graduate School has reopened the nomination period for the Annual Awards. The new nomination deadline is March 30, 2020. Nominate today!



An afternoon of research and inquiry

The Graduate + Postdoctoral Research Symposium took place on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at the Shalala Student Center on the Coral Gables Campus.


Chemists create new artificial enzyme

Designed at the University of Miami, the triple-stranded molecule may help put chemistry’s holy grail in reach.


Graduate student studies rivers in the skies

Long, narrow regions in the sky, atmospheric rivers transport most of the water vapor outside of the tropics and can pack a powerful punch.


Research shows verbal bias against Latinxs

A School of Education and Human Development study of three U.S. history textbooks documents a biased treatment of Latinx people.


Important Reads

Counseling Center Telemed appointments

To support students during this challenging time, the Counseling Center will be providing students continued care through a Telemental Health Option (Phone or Video). For full details, click here

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!

CDC fellowship opportunities

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development offers several fellowships for graduate students. The Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) is open to doctoral or master's level scientists in public health, epidemiology, informatics, or other related disciplines. The Laboratory Leadership Service Fellowship (LLS) is open to doctoral level scientists in a lab-related discipline. The Prevention Effectiveness Fellowship Program (PE) is open to doctoral level decision scientists in public policy, policy analysis, health-related sciences and more. For more information on all the fellowships the CDC offers for master's and doctoral students, click here.

Title IX team ensures equal opportunity for all

Title IX is a federal civil rights law passed as part of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. This law protects individuals—students, employees, and others—from discrimination based on sex in educational programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. The University’s Title IX Office manages the implementation of this law as well as policies regarding sexual harassment and sexual assault. 


Important Dates


11:59 pm

Annual Awards Nomination Deadline


11:59 pm

ETD Process: Revised Deadline to Defend


11:59 pm

ETD Process: Revised Deadline to Submit Full Draft for Formatting Review


11:59 pm

ETD Process: Revised Deadline for Producing Final PDF