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Congratulations to the winners of the 2021-2022 Graduate Annual Awards!

The Graduate School is proud to announce the student and faculty winners for our Graduate Annual Awards. The winners were announced on Monday, April 18, 2022. Congratulations to all the nominees!



2022 Graduate + Postdoctoral Research Symposium

The Graduate School hosted the Fourth Annual Graduate + Postdoctoral Research Symposium on Friday, April 1, 2022, at the Shalala Student Center on the Coral Gables Campus. Click here for a recap and to watch a video of the keynote address and Ted-like talk presentations. 


Ukrainian student charts a concert to benefit his homeland

The Frost School of Music will present musical selections—featuring faculty members along with students, alumni, and special guest artistic director Marina Radiushina—to raise money for humanitarian aid for Ukraine on Friday, April 1.


Researchers detect a tropical plant species presumed to be extinct

Associate professor Kenneth Feeley and graduate student Riley Fortier were part of a research group that rediscovered a plant called Gasteranthus extinctus, named to anticipate its extinction.


Find summer camp opportunities for your child

No matter your child’s interests, explore a list of summer camps and programs at the University this summer.


Students share their lyrical verses during National Poetry Month

University of Miami students who are majoring or minoring in poetry discuss their craft and offer up samples of their writing.


Miami Herbert alumnus invests in sustainable open ocean aquaculture

Gabriel Diaz, MSPM ’11, MBA ’12, an owner and board member of the largest open-ocean farm in the world, believes in feeding people through the responsible use of the ocean.



Important Reads

Position Open: Senior Program Coordinator

The Graduate School is hiring for a full-time Senior Program Coordinator to support activities that align with the mission and goals of the Graduate School, Postdoctoral Programs Office, and Office of Faculty Affairs, including recruitment, training programs, diversity and inclusion initiatives, events management, marketing, communications, public relations, and web and media development. To learn more about the position and apply, click here

Position Open: 2022 Racial Justice Grant Program Graduate Assistant

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Office of Civic and Community Engagement, and the Butler Center for Service and Leadership organize the Racial Justice Grant Program to support research, service, and/or programmatic activities that center on race, racial justice, and racial equity. We seek to support teams of students, faculty, staff, and community partners to implement tangible initiatives to fight racism. Racial Justice Grant Program applications are solicited to support community-based scholarship and activities that will promote lasting change in our local and/or campus communities related to racial justice. To assist with this project, we are seeking a graduate assistant to support our grant programmatic efforts. To learn more, click here.

Position Open: Climate Gentrification VISTA Summer Associate AFVN

The Office of Civic and Community Engagement in partnership with the UM School of Law and the department of Geography is investigating the relationship between climate impacts and urban displacement. The Climate Gentrification: Designing A Comprehensive Assessment Tool of Historical, Social, and Geographic Factors to Guide Actionable and Equitable Neighborhood Resilience project addresses the growing interest and limitations in existing research on the relationship between climate impacts and urban displacement. The VISTA Summer Associate will support the efforts of the Changing Neighborhood Data Analytics VISTA project through identifying the pressures and pain points of gentrification and urban displacement caused by climate impacts. They will also support UM's interdisciplinary team to engage with communities experiencing development pressure. Program start and end dates: May 23, 2022 - July 29, 2022. To learn more, click here

Position Open: Civic Engagement High School Partnership Coordinator

The Office of Civic and Community Engagement at the University of Miami is looking for a Graduate Assitant Coordinator to enhance the delivery of the Civic Engagement High School Partnership Program. This program connects University of Miami students with local High School teachers in history, language arts, and STEM fields to enhance the curriculum, give guest lectures and hands-on demonstrations, mentor students and promote a college-going culture among underserved youth. Qualified applicants should send an updated résumé, letter of interest, and names and contact information for references to To learn more about the qualifications, click here

2022 Conference of Florida Graduate Schools at UCF

The University of Central Florida hosted the 2022 Conference of Florida Graduate Schools (CFGS) on April 19th-20th. The UM Graduate School sponsored the participation of several graduate students. Brandon Applewhite, Brittney Davis, Kayla Minesinger, Larissa Montas Bravo, Sameena Sheikh-Wu, and Leonor Teles gave poster presentations, and Joan Brown and Liv Williamson competed in the state-wide Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.

Congratulations to Leonor Teles for winning the Engineering Award and to Liv Williamson for winning the 3MT People's Choice Award!


Important Dates


1:00 pm

Preparing an Institutional Review Board Protocol


11:59 pm

ETD Deadline for Producing Final PDF


11:59 pm

ETD Deadline for Completion


10:00 am

Graduate Commencement Ceremony (Morning)


3:00 pm

Graduate Commencement Ceremony (Afternoon)