The sixth president of the UM, Dr. Julio Frenk, was installed January 29, as alumni played a supportive role in the historical celebration. At his installation ceremony, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and delegates from nearly 100 universities and colleges watched Frenk announce his greatest aspirations leading into UM’s centennial. Throughout the full week preceding President Frenk’s inauguration, UM alumni welcomed the new leadership with a message from 'Canes Communities worldwide, Tip-Off Parties, Corporate Gatherings, and a celebration of 300+ businesses owned and operated by Florida alumni via the launch of a new interactive map. Read more.
Calling all 'Canes alumni and fans, a time-limited campaign is under way to bring the University of Miami License Plate to the state of Georgia. The Georgia Department of Revenue requires a commitment of 1,000 paid applications before the specialty plate can be issued by the state. Georgia 'Canes, share your 'Canes pride by signing up to purchase a plate and refer a friend using #UMGAPlate. Learn more and purchase a plate.
As the new year began, nearly 160 ‘Canes had contributed more than $50,000 across six CaneFunder campaigns that aim to move the needle forward on UM education. Thanks to our donors, several campaigns have reached their funding goal. From scholarships to the Frost Band of the Hour , there are still ways ‘Canes can show their support. Make your gift today.
Congratulations to UM alumnus Sylvester Stallone for his Golden Globe win for his portrait of an aging Rocky Balboa in the Philly-set Creed. It was the first Golden Globe win of his acting career. Within days, Stallone was also nominated for an Oscar for his Creed performance and won the Critics' Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor. Read more.
In the News: Miami attorney Hilarie Bass will lead American Bar Association
Expert to Lead Planning of LGBTQ Center
Guillermo “Willy” Prado Named New Dean of the Graduate School
Alumna Dr. Nancy Targett Appointed as University of New Hampshire Provost
Alumni Headed to 2016 Sundance Film Festival to Showcase Latest Film
U.S. Attorney Willy Ferrer Works to Instill Passion for Reading
Jan: Presidential Inauguration Ceremony
Jan: Inauguration 'Canes Communities Tip-Off Parties & Corporate Gatherings
Dec: London Distinguished Alumni Lecture
Dec: Madrid Distinguished Alumni Lecture
Nov: Alumni Weekend & Homecoming