Weekend Extras


All Weekend Long

  • Campus Tours
  • Otto G. Richter Library
  • Lowe Art Museum
  • Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center
  • Visit the John C. Gifford Arboretum


Scheduled Events

Date: Wednesday, October 29
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The Department of Auxiliary Services, Logo Licensing presents ’Canes Spirit Day. Wear your Orange and Green to celebrate our UM traditions and show support for student athletes. Enter the ’Canes Spirit Day Photo Contest to win prizes. Visit miami.edu/canespirit or find us on Facebook, search Canes Spirit Day.
Contact: Marco G. Gonzalez, B.B.A. ’92, mggonzalez@miami.edu

Department of Biology
Title: SymbiosisFest
Date: October 30, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Wilson Lab (Cox 253, 2nd floor of the Cox Science Center
on the north side of the building)
Join members of the UM Department of Biology and the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences to learn about symbiosis, a close partnership between different species that enables both partners to thrive. We will be showcasing our research on the symbiotic relationships we study, including those between insects and beneficial bacteria and between corals and microscopic algae. This lab open house on the Coral Gables Campus will feature live corals and insects, as well as demonstrations of tools we use to study symbiosis. In addition, we will offer fun activities for all ages, such as DNA extractions using regular household items, and an opportunity to try some edible symbioses! We welcome all ages to this event.
Website: N/A
Phone: (305) 284-2003
RSVP Details: RSVP to Rebecca Duncan at rduncan@bio.miami.edu
Email Address: rduncan@bio.miami.edu

Delta Sigma Theta Tau Rho Homecoming 10th Anniversary
Date: Thursday, October 30 - Sunday, November 2
Description: Join the sisters of Tau Rho as we commemorate the achievements of the past ten years during Alumni Weekend and Homecoming. To celebrate these achievements, we are coming together for a weekend of fun and fellowship. We hope that you join us for this monumental occasion.
Event Contact Person: Tau Rho Reunion Committee
RSVP Details: RSVP at taursodst@gmail.com

Planet Kreyol (Haitian Student Organization) 10th Anniversary Time Capsule Reveal
Date: Thursday, October 30
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Dooley Memorial Building Patio
Description: Join us as we celebrate our organization's history of promoting Haitian culture as we unveil the time campsule placed by the Class of 2004. The fun will continue on Friday as we invite alumni and students to walk together in the Homecoming parade.
Event Contact Person: Tau Rho Reunion Committe
RSVP Details: RSVP at taurhodst@gmail.com

Renew your love at the Love Bridge
Date: Friday, October 31
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Patti and Alan Herbert Love Bridge,
1241 Dickinson Drive
Coral Gables, Fl 33146
Cost: Complimentary
Description: Renew your love for the University of Miami and the lasting relationships you made here, whether you met the love of your life or your best friend. Join us as we commemorate your special relationship with a photo and keepsake momento.
Event Contact Person: Mike Piacentino, B.S.C. ’14
RSVP Details: RSVP at wellnesscenter@miami.edu

Undergraduate Legacy Admission Forum
Date: Friday, October 31
Time: 2 to 4 p.m.
Location: Newman Alumni Center
Cost: Complimentary
Description: Alumni are the heart of UM's history. We pay special attention to our relationship with alumni and couldn't be more pleased than when they send their children and grandchildren to the U. As admission to UM becomes increasingly more selective, it's important we take exceptional care in evaluating legacy applications. Please join the UM Alumni Association for the undergraduate information session designed for legacy applicants.
Contact: Erica Arroyo, B.S.C. ’08 at earroyo@miami.edu

United Black Students & UM Black Alumni Society Welcome Back Reception
Date: Friday, October 31
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Student Activities Center
Description: Join United Black Students and the Black Alumni Society as we welcome alumni back to campus to reconnect and each other current students.
Event Contact Person:
RSVP Details: University of Miami Alumni Association, www.miami.edu/alumniweekend

Hurricane Athletics: #Building Champions - A Conversation with Blake James
Date: Friday, October 31
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Theodore G. Schwartz and Todd G. Schwartz Center for Athletic Excellence
Cost: Complimentary
Description: Join Blake James, University of Miami Athletic Director as he shares an update on Hurricane athletics and his vision for the future. Stay for a tour of the Theodore G. Shwartz and Todd G. Schwartz Center for Athletic Excellence. Space is limited; don't miss your chance to participate in this unique opportunity.

Graduate Legacy Admission Forum
Date: Friday, October 31
Time: 4 to 5 p.m.
Cost: Complmentary
Description: Please join the UM Alumni Association for the graduate information session designed for the children/grandchildren of UM alumni applying for any of the graduate School of Business Administration programs and/or School of Law.
Contact: Erica Arroyo, B.S.C. ’03, M.A.L.S. ’08 at earroyo@miami.edu

Former Student Leader Reception
Date: Friday, October 31
Time: 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Rathskellar, Student Activities Center
Cost: Complimentary
Description: Patricia Whitely, Ed.D. '94, and the Division of Student Affairs invites all former student leaders to network with current student leaders. You won't want to miss it! RSVP required.
Contact: Jackie Guevara, B.S.C. ’09, M.P.A. '12 jguevara@miami.edu

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmosphere Science - Waterfront Happy Hour
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Date: October 31, 2014
Location: Rosenstiel School Commons (Wetlab)
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Virginia Key, Fl 33149
(next to the Miami Seaquarium)
Join us for the Waterfront Happy Hour at the Wetlab. Cash bar (all UM Alumni welcome)
RSVP Details: Contact: Erica Towle, (914) 500-5659 or etowle@rsmas.miami.edu
Cost Per Person: TBD

Band of the Hour Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Date: Friday, October 31
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Rehearsal Center 102,
Henry Fillmore Band Hall,
5501 San Amaro Dr.
Coral Gables, Fl 33146
Cost: Complimentary
Description: Join us we induct the newest members. Seating is limited.
Contact: RSVP to BandoftheHourAssociation@yahoo.com

Pre-Shabbat Cocktail Reception and Alumni Shabbat Dinner
Date: Friday, October 31
Time: 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Location: International Lounge (2nd Floor),
Whitten University Center
Cost: $18
Description: Join your fellow UM Hillel alumni to toast a l'chaim to the wonderful memories we've shared at the U and to bring in Shabbat together with current UM students... then stay for Shabbat service & dinner! RSVP to Sara Greene, sgreene@miamihillel.org or (305) 284-1800 and send a check to UM Hillel, or visit www.miamihillel.org to pay by credit card, or to make a donation.

Events will be added as they are confirmed. Check back often for the latest updates on opportunities!

Weekend Extras Submission Form

If you want your event to be included in the printed brochure, then you must have your form submitted by July 14, 2014. If you have questions please contact Cie Cochran at (305) 742-4109 or cie@miami.edu