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Alumni Couples Kick Off the I LOVE U Campaign

I LOVE U CampaignJoin us as we kick off the 2nd Annual I LOVE U Campaign to celebrate alumni couples this Valentine’s season. We're inviting all of our 'Canes Couples back to campus for a date night and to say "I LOVE U" at the men’s basketball game on Sunday, February 8 versus Clemson University at 6:30 p.m. at the BankUnited Center. The event will feature a Hurricanes Kiss Cam, vow renewal ceremony, and photo opportunity with Sebastian the Ibis and his girlfriend including a commemorative "I LOVE U" picture frame. Discounted tickets in our 'Canes Couples section are $15. Click here to purchase tickets. For more information call the UM Alumni Association at 1-866-862-5867 or email

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...

2014: The Year in Review

2014: The Year in ReviewFrom a visit by former Secretary of State and first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, to the dedication of a $50 million Marine Technology and Life Sciences Seawater Complex that will enable researchers to study why some storms rapidly and unpredictably intensify, to another No. 1 ranking for Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 2014 was a banner year for the University of Miami.    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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