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UM Surpasses $1.6 Billion M2 Goal

Capping off University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala’s last commencement ceremony on May 9, Stuart Miller, chair of UM’s Board of Trustees and of the UM Miller School of Medicine Momentum2 campaign, announced a “breakthrough” gift of $55 million. The gift from longtime UM supporters, the Miller family, was greeted with cheers by the medical school graduates, faculty, families, and friends and lifted the University over its $1.6 billion Momentum2: The Breakthrough Campaign for the University of Miami goal, a stunning accomplishment that occurred more than a year ahead of schedule.    more...

Alumni Weekend 2015 is November 5-8
presented by Hialeah Park Racing & Casino

Alumni Weekend and HomecomingWhether it’s been two days or 20 years since you last set foot on campus, Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2015 is the perfect time to come back. There’s a WHOLE NEW U to see, as Hurricanes past and present continue to transform the sights, sounds, and successes of our beloved University.
Mark your calendars for the ultimate celebration of your place in Hurricane History!    more...

Superheroes: The Amazing Frost Band of the Hour Marches Out of a Comic Book

Frost Band of the HourThe Frost Band of the Hour held its band banquet last month, when photographer Kirk Sibley's video chronicling the band's 2014 season premiered with memorable moments jumping off the pages of a comic book to—what else?—the song 'Superheroes.'    View the video

UM Honored for Community Engagement

Haiti Remembrance CeremonyThe University of Miami has been selected to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. As a first-time recipient of the classification, UM joins a growing list of more than 360 United States institutions proven to demonstrate practices of community engagement through mission, culture, leadership, resources, and practices.    more...

A $50 Million Gift to Name UM’s New Health Care Facility

The Lennar Foundation Medical Center The Lennar Foundation, the charitable arm of The Lennar Corporation, one of the nation’s largest builders of quality homes, has given a lead gift of $50 million to name the UHealth at Coral Gables ambulatory center. A ceremonial groundbreaking event for The Lennar Foundation Medical Center took place Wednesday afternoon.
To be located on the UM Coral Gables campus, this 200,000-square-foot outpatient center will provide easy access to UHealth’s leading physicians for surrounding communities as well as UM students, faculty, and staff. It is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2016.    more...


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