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University fine arts students display work at local gallery

Under the guidance of senior lecturer Carlos Enrique Prado, one recent graduate and three students present “Circle of Influence,” an art exhibition at the Kendall Art Cultural Center through June 24.


University graduate receives a surprise commencement

Yamile Fornaris couldn’t make it to her May graduation ceremony because of her father’s illness. University faculty members and parents and colleagues at the elementary school where she teaches, brought the celebration to her this month.


Mile-wide asteroid to make close encounter with Earth

Traveling 47,200 miles per hour, Asteroid 7335 is the size of a small island and is expected to make a close flyby of Earth on May 27. University of Miami scientists answered questions about the giant space rock and how other near-Earth objects are tracked.


Medical student receives Osler Medal for essay

Daniel Castañeda, a third-year M.D./M.P.H. candidate at the Miller School of Medicine, is the recipient of this year’s Osler Medal—an award given to medical students in the United States and Canada for the best unpublished essay on a historical medical topic.


Hemispheric University Consortium offers virtual research internships

In its second year, the internships allow graduate and undergraduate students from any of the consortium universities a chance to explore a myriad of topics.


Fragile ecosystems

A University Ph.D. candidate studies how different types of shorelines affect fish populations along Biscayne Bay.


Important Reads

Graduate Assistantship Position in Hemispheric and Global Affairs

Hemispheric and Global Affairs (HGA) is looking for a graduate student to support the work of this office and the broader internationalization efforts of the University of Miami. This position is for 20 hours per week with a monthly stipend of $1,500. Please send resumes to Benjamin Tortolani at Please click here to view the job description.

New ’Cane Card Process for Incoming Students

The University streamlined the ’Cane Card production and new student check in processes by allowing incoming students to upload their ’Cane Card photos electronically before they arrive on campus.  Incoming students will receive an email to their UM email address to prompt them to upload their ’Cane Card photo if they (a) submitted their deposit and were matriculated, (b) were issued a UM email address, and (c) have not previously received a ’Cane Card through a prior academic program (e.g., Summer Scholars, Undergraduate, etc.).  Students who had a picture from a prior academic program will not submit a new photo. Click here to learn more and submit today.

Activate your Free NCFDD Membership

As a reminder, all graduate students are eligible for a free personal membership to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). Click here to learn how to activate your membership in three quick steps.


Important Dates


11:59 pm

Deadline to apply for the Dissertation Fellowship


11:59 pm

Summer 2022 Deadline to Defend


11:59 pm

Summer 2022 Deadline to Submit Full ETD Draft for Formatting Review


11:59 pm

Summer 2022 Deadline for Producing Final ETD PDF