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Don't Miss the 3MT® Competition on March 10th

Click here to register to attend the Sixth Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition where 10 courageous graduate students will take on the challenge of presenting their research in under three minutes! Click here to learn more about their research.



Student-led program aims to eradicate sexual assault on college campuses

The It’s On Us Ambassador Program at the University of Miami is recruiting new members to help advance its mission of keeping the campus community safe.


New course aims to train next generation of data scientists

Computer science professor Mitsunori Ogihara and graduate student Jerry Bonnell designed and taught a pilot class last fall in data science that aims to fill a widening gap of expertise in the field.


Student researches penguin species thriving in New Zealand

Biology graduate student Jeff White has been studying the Tawaki penguins for six years. Now, they are the focus of his dissertation.


Fresh Check Day offers students on-campus resources for mental health

The Healthy ’Cane Network hosted Fresh Check Day on the Foote University Green on Wednesday with interactive events and giveaways. The national initiative aims to prevent suicide and amplify the availability of mental health resources on university campuses.


Graduate student’s passions are out of this world

When she’s not learning to fly helicopters, Tuana Yazici conducts research on space law, coming up with ideas to make the exploration of space safer for all nations.


Duo aims to grow Team Hurricanes’ engagement with Dolphins Challenge Cancer

University administrators lead the charge to increase faculty and staff participation in this week’s DCC.


UM's It's On Us 2022 Campus Climate Survey is now open! This survey is done to help better understand UM student experiences with sexual violence, as well as the available prevention and awareness programs and resources. Click here to complete the survey.


Important Reads

Introductory IBM Academy Cognitive Cloud Workshop for UM Community

IDSC is offering a free, half-day IBM Academy Cognitive Cloud Workshop. The workshop will provide an overview of IBM's academic programs, an introduction to IBM Cloud services for Data & AI, and processing infrastructure. These services and infrastructure can be used to support a wide range of AI and cognitive-based research projects and curricula. The workshop will end with a project planning clinic where faculty can discuss proposed projects. All University of Miami faculty, students, and staff are welcome to attend: Friday, March 4, 12:00-3:30 PM, via Zoom. Click here to register.

Get your Ibis Yearbook Portrait Taken

The Ibis Yearbook team will be taking graduate student portraits starting on February 28th from 10am-6pm in the lower lobby of Whitten UC. Click here to schedule an appointment.

Apply for 2022-2023 Racial Justice Grants

The University of Miami’s Office of Civic and Community Engagement, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Butler Center for Service and Leadership are proud to announce the 2022 - 2023 Racial Justice Grants cycle to support service, research, and/or programmatic activities that center on race, racial justice, and racial equity with a focus on Black communities on campus and/or in South Florida. This grant program aims to support the development of UM’s diverse faculty, students and staff while fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applications are solicited to support community-based scholarship and activities that promote impactful and lasting change related to social justice among Black communities in the local South Florida community and/or the University. Award amounts will range from $500-$5000. The deadline to apply is March 14, 2022. Click here to apply.

Join the NCFDD's 14-day writing challenge!

Whether you want to boost your writing productivity in 2022 or you just want to test-drive the NCFDD's productivity tracker, WriteNow, consider joining the Spring 14-Day Writing Challenge! Registration ends on March 9th and the program runs from March 22-April 4, 2021. The 14-Day Writing Challenge is free to all NCFDD members. To activate your free NCFDD membership as a graduate student of the University of Miami, click here. Experiment with daily writing, online community, and supportive accountability, and register for the 14-Day Writing Challenge today!


Important Dates


1:00 pm

Applications Open for Commencement Speaker


11:59 pm

Deadline to apply for graduation


12:00 pm

Toppel Career Center: Job Search in the Era of Covid Event


6:00 pm

Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) 2022


11:59 pm

Deadline to apply to be Commencement Speaker


2:00 pm

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Participant Discussion Panel