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2021 Award Recipient of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Leading Edge Fellowship



Professional development supports faculty

When Tatiana Perrino joined the Graduate School as associate dean in 2016, little did she know she would have to shift her focus to expanding faculty resources and support as the associate provost for faculty development.


Prado elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Guillermo “Willy” Prado, vice provost for faculty affairs, dean of the Graduate School, and professor of nursing and health studies, is recognized by the prestigious National Academy of Medicine for his scholarship in prevention science.


McKnight fellowships awarded to doctoral students

Thirteen doctoral candidates in programs historically underrepresented by Black and Hispanic students received McKnight Doctoral or Dissertation Fellowships that offer financial, counseling, and professional development support. When these students complete their degrees, they become eligible to teach at the collegiate level.


Frost student awarded first dissertation fellowship

The Frost School of Music congratulates Michael Dudley, M.M. ’18, on receiving the prestigious Dissertation Fellowship Award from the University of Miami Graduate School and becoming the first Frost school student to be awarded this honor.


Medical experts: Flu vaccines have many benefits, few side-effects

University of Miami physicians urge everyone, including students, faculty, and staff to get vaccinated against the flu—and COVID-19—to protect themselves, their families, and the community at-large.


Researchers work to find strategies to produce seafood

The Rosenstiel School’s growing Aquaculture Program trains students to cultivate high-demand fish using techniques they develop and refine at the Experimental Fish Hatchery.



Important Reads

Virtual Career Event

The Clinical Research Services (CRS) department in the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is expanding and is hiring multiple Clinical Research, Regulatory, and Research Nurse professionals. CRS is a centralized clinical trials office that provides regulatory, clinical, and quality assurance services to physician Investigators at the medical campus in Miami and at 6 satellite locations. To learn more about the available jobs and how to apply, click here.

Research!America is Seeking a Social Science Graduate Assistant

Research!America is seeking a graduate student in the social sciences for a report about civic science. The position will involve background research, some survey design, live interviews, and administrative duties. This is a remote work opportunity with a highly flexible schedule of 10-15 hours per week through January. For more information, please send your resume to:

Apply Now for the IDSC Fellows Program

The vision of the Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) Fellows Program is to inspire a new generation of leaders in data science to cross the traditional boundaries between disciplines. IDSC Fellow is a prestigious designation awarded each year to two undergraduate students (sophomore level or above), and two graduate students. IDSC Fellows develop their computational skills and expand their research experience under the guidance of two faculty mentors. At the close of each academic year, IDSC Fellows present their work at a spring symposium. No stipend is offered, but a small cash prize is awarded. Applicants may be from any School or College at the University of Miami and must be in good standing. To apply, click here. The deadline to apply is October 31, 2021 by midnight. 

Cancer Epidemiology Postdoctoral or Faculty Position

The Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University invites applications for a full-time faculty or postdoctoral fellowship position in cancer epidemiology to join the investigative team of the longstanding Black Women’s Health Study. Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter stating interest in the position and desired academic rank, curriculum vitae, a statement of current research interests and future research plans, and the names of three references. Materials should be emailed to Richard Vezina: Application review began October 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, click here


Important Dates


12:00 pm

Toppel Career Center Event - From CV to Resume


3:00 pm

Faculty Showcase 2021


8:30 am

Flash Writing Friday


11:59 pm

ETD Deadline to Defend


12:00 pm

Toppel Career Center Event - Writing Effective Cover Letters


12:00 pm

Surviving End-Of-Semester Burnout


12:00 pm

Toppel Career Center Event - Effective Interviewing Skills


11:59 pm

ETD Deadline to Submit Full Draft