Exploration in the Bay

November 15, 2018

A Glassblowing Artist in the Making

October 31, 2018

Senior Kimberly Diaz never imagined she would love glassblowing at UM this much

Celebrating Poetic Prose

October 8, 2018

The Stage is Set at the Ring

September 19, 2018

The Jerry Herman Ring Theatre kicks off its 2018-2019 season

Forging New Collaborations in Research & Science

September 17, 2018

University of Miami Associate Professor acknowledged as a global scholar by Canadian-based research institute, CIFAR.

Keeping Their Stories Alive

September 13, 2018

The trailer for a documentary exploring the relationships between UM students and Holocaust survivors wins a Telly Award

Finding Solutions to Water Insecurity

August 17, 2018

University of Miami associate professor teams up with global research network to address water insecurity around the world.

Encouraging Kid’s Creativity—Old-School Style

August 10, 2018

UM alumna creates board game with husband to tackle today’s “creativity crisis”

A Year in Words

July 19, 2018

New research by UM psychologists underscores the importance of language development in low-income, high-risk children

Perceptions on Zika

June 27, 2018

New research shows that key messaging tailored to gender and education can help prevent future Zika outbreaks in Miami-Dade County

The Language of Facial Expressions

June 14, 2018

The eyes have it: eye wrinkles intensify expressions of happiness and sadness.

Stories from the City

June 7, 2018

Invited scholars share their experiences on how Miami shaped their lives

Celebrating a Young Scientist

May 31, 2018

Chemistry Professor Wins 2018 Beckman Young Investigators Award

Honoring Excellence in the Art of Short Fiction

May 16, 2018

Creative Writing Professor Wins 2018 PEN/Malamud Award

Celebrating A&S Faculty Accomplishments

May 10, 2018

The College of Arts & Sciences Recognized Faculty for an Outstanding Year of Creative and Scholarly Work at the Annual Faculty Reception.

An Esteemed Career, an Esteemed Recognition

April 27, 2018

University of Miami Professor of Psychology receives the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the American Psychological Association.

Proving What Can’t Be Seen

April 12, 2018

An astrophysicist at the University of Miami is unlocking the secrets to dark matter.

UM Graduate Student Wins Prestigious National Award

April 10, 2018

English doctoral student Samina Ali wins Yarbrough Fellowship for project on representations and treatment of Latin American and South Asian women after 9/11

CARD at 25

March 29, 2018

Following the Money

March 22, 2018

A University of Miami marine ecologist says just follow the money to understand how our financial systems have fueled coastal development

Enthralled by a Puppet and a Tony Award

March 19, 2018

Musical theatre students spent quality time learning (and laughing) with Jeff Marx

Yeast Cells at Work

March 8, 2018

A new study by University of Miami researchers used yeast cells to study movement in artificial environments that could relate to human activity in the natural world

East Meets West

February 27, 2018

University of Miami Philosophy Professor Travels to China to Attend Conference in His Name

Remembering Professor Webb

February 16, 2018

Clearing the Forest, with Consequences

February 15, 2018

University of Miami professors study the relationship between human welfare and environmental stressors on Brazil’s Amazon

A Window to the Past

February 9, 2018

Peering into the Cosmos

January 25, 2018

UM astrophysicist leads NASA mission to study X-ray emissions from the Milky Way and outer space

Crop Failure in the Andes

January 16, 2018

University of Miami researcher simulates how climate change can affect crop production in the rural Andes.

A Lasting Legacy

November 29, 2017

Defending the Science of Infant Imitation

November 16, 2017

UM psychologist who studies social behavior in infants finds flaws in 2016 study that claims newborn babies do not imitate.

Military Wellness

November 10, 2017

Stay Focused, If You Can

November 8, 2017

UM researchers study how individual differences in brain dynamics influence a person’s self-control when faced with temptation

GIS Day 2017 at UM

October 31, 2017

The continuing evolution of geographic information systems (GIS) technology and its increasing prominence in today’s world will be on display at GIS Day 2017 on November 15.

Advocating for the Humanities

October 18, 2017

A significant grant from the Mellon Foundation will help researchers discern how the public regards the humanities.

Combating Mental Illness with Religious Intervention

October 12, 2017

A pilot study will examine whether integrating religious interventions into an existing mental illness treatment—and offering the therapy at a religious institution—will help keep participants engaged and on the road to wellness

Communing Across the Centuries

October 5, 2017

New Weeks Chair explores lingering impact of colonialism on contemporary literature—and life.

Extending A Hand to Scholars in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean

October 5, 2017

University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences invites professors and graduate students to continue their research at UM

Lost City of Arabia Revealed

August 18, 2017

Archeological research by University of Miami professor featured in popular TV series Unearthed

SEEDS “You Choose” Leadership Award Applications Due October 10

August 2, 2017

Awards foster diversity, career development, and academic support for University of Miami faculty across all campuses

Predicting Future Outcomes in the Natural World

June 22, 2017

A study reveals how computer-based modeling can help researchers predict the optimal outcome to save natural habitats from invasive plants

Brain Development and Aging

June 1, 2017

New study by UM psychologists reveals that brain signals in specific regions change over a lifespan in ways that might be important for maintaining flexibility.

Building Bridges between Humanities and Science

May 24, 2017

The University of Miami hosted its first medical humanities conference focused on the interdisciplinary studies of health, medicine, and the human experience.

Building Mental Toughness Off the Field—It’s All About Practice

May 18, 2017

A new study reveals that mindfulness training, but not relaxation training, benefits college athletes' attention. Practice engagement and program adherence are key.

Can Trusting Your Doctor Help Reduce Pain?

May 4, 2017

A new study indicates how perceptions of clinician-patient similarity and trust can reduce pain at the doctor’s office

Antiquities and Archeological Mysteries

April 17, 2017

UM professor awarded distinguished fellowship in Jerusalem to continue archeological research

Social Signals in Infants

April 13, 2017

UM psychologist will study the social behavior of infants with NSF grant support

Finding a Solution Against Violence

March 20, 2017

UM professor wins ACLS grant to continue his studies on violence and the human condition.

Sub-second System Seizures

March 8, 2017

UM physicist studies the unexpected consequences of sub-second delays on fast-moving data systems

The Observer, the Storyteller, the Photographer

February 8, 2017

The University of Miami welcomes renowned photojournalist and documentarian Susan Meiselas as a Distinguished Presidential Fellow.

A Star-Studded Night for a Miami Luminary

February 7, 2017

UM Psychology Professor Recognized for His Dedication to Fostering Diversity and Inclusion of People with Autism and Related Disabilities

Two University of Miami History Professors Awarded NEH Fellowships

February 6, 2017

Students benefit by learning and understanding the human experience

Hitting the Right Notes

January 26, 2017

A UM biologist studied how songbirds in remote areas of Costa Rica learn new duets when paired with a new mate

Mapping the Mind of Worms

January 9, 2017

Biologists identify signals that drive distinct behavior in microscopic nematode worms—and hold lessons for human brains

Exposing Young Minds to Poetry & Prose

January 3, 2017

UM Graduate Student Awarded Grant to Launch Creative Writing Summer Camp for Kids

Unique Adaptations Help Ducks Thrive in the Andes

December 19, 2016

An international group of biologists discover how torrent ducks manage to thrive in low-oxygen environments.

Managing Stress Together in Cancer Patients and Family Caregivers

December 5, 2016

UM research examines biological and psychological health mechanisms in cancer patients and their caregivers

Democracy to Combat Vector-Borne Diseases on a Local Level

November 29, 2016

Political Science professor studies how civil engagement in Brazil helps abate mosquitos and improve local health care services

Brain Pattern Flexibility and Behavior

November 21, 2016

Researchers analyzed how brain regions are connected to each other in a way that facilitates high-level cognitive processing.

Cooper Fellow Lecture Series: “Photography: From Romanticism to Structuralism”

November 18, 2016

Professor of Art & Art History, J. Tomas (Tom) Lopez, discussed the art of photography and shared his portfolio of work captured over the years with UM faculty, students, and staff.

Scholarship on Brazil

November 9, 2016

The Portuguese Program in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures welcomes Brazilian scholars to UM through a Fulbright exchange program

Remembering Nancy Clasby

November 7, 2016

Study Identifies Post-Disaster Risks for Increased Substance Abuse

October 28, 2016

By using a mixed-methods approach, a recent study found that natural disasters can cause lasting damage to a population in another way—through increased risk of substance use.

Understanding a Child's Social World

October 17, 2016

Psychology researchers will team up with physicists to monitor children’s real-time, movement-based interactions in preschool classrooms.

The College Remembers Walter Darby Bannard

October 4, 2016

Sept. 23, 1934 – Oct. 2, 2016

Mission to Employ the Full Spectrum is an ‘Upstander’

September 30, 2016

Starbucks ‘Upstanders’ series includes a film about a South Florida family, who with UM’s help, founded a car wash company that employs people with autism.

A Community of Literacy and Creativity Behind the Razor Wire

September 7, 2016

UM’s Writing Center partners with non-profit Exchange for Change to nurture the writer in prisoners at a South Florida correctional institution

Contagion in Popular Places: From Zika to Political Extremism

August 3, 2016

UM researchers show how human movement through popular places shapes outbreaks

Anthropology Professor Joins Scholars, Artists, Scientists, and Policymakers at Esteemed Residency Program in Italy

July 27, 2016

The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center connects scholars from diverse backgrounds to collaborate and seek solutions for today’s global issues.

The Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy Awards UM Undergraduate Students 1st Place for their Collaborative Research

July 13, 2016

Research suggest ways to improve Havana’s wastewater issues and earns top honors in national competition

Failed Satellite Mission Reveals Vital Data on Galaxy Cluster

July 13, 2016

UM physicist a member of collaborative X-ray satellite mission with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and NASA

RoboCanes Soccer Team Excels at 2016 RoboCup World Championship in Germany

July 8, 2016

UM College of Arts and Sciences artificial intelligence humanoids among top 10 teams in the world at robot league competition

Women’s Connections in Extreme Networks

June 29, 2016

A study reveals that although women remain under the radar in terrorist organizations, they hold the networks together

Doing the Math on Zika and Sex

June 28, 2016

Study Examines the Role Sex Plays in Zika's Spread

A Visionary Leader

June 21, 2016

UM psychology professor recognized for community service by local chamber

Awakening The Autism Entrepreneur

May 25, 2016

UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities receives grant to help entrepreneurs employ people with autism

NASA Honors Physics Professor with Distinguished Science Award

May 18, 2016

Award recognizes collaboration with the Goddard Space Center and University of Miami to launch X-ray rocket into outer space

The Future of 4D Printing

May 11, 2016

University of Miami researchers build 4D printer with goal to construct a cell’s surface

Raising a Child with Autism

May 4, 2016

Research sheds light on relationship between optimism, coping strategies, and depressive symptoms of Hispanic parents of children with autism

UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Joins Launch of SPARK, Nation’s Largest Autism Research Study

April 21, 2016

Groundbreaking initiative combines web-based registry with DNA analysis to accelerate autism research and speed discovery of treatments, support

A Vital Player in the Process for Building Peace in Colombia

April 19, 2016

UM College of Arts & Sciences professor to be a special advisor to Colombia’s president as the country continues peace talks with FARC leaders

Hip Hop and the Global Influence of American Cultural Politics

April 12, 2016

The genre has “not only infiltrated the language, discourse, and hearts and minds of the U.S., but it has also widely begun to occupy the world around us,” Dr. Marcyliena Morgan said.

University of Miami Physics Professor Delivers Keynote Speech at UNICEF Conference in Washington, D.C.

April 12, 2016

Event dedicated to reducing violence in conflict-torn countries through education

Exposing America’s Young Minds to Science

April 12, 2016

UM College of Arts & Sciences Psychology Professor to Attend Inaugural Childhood STEM Summit at the White House

Understanding Genes Linked to Autism-Relevant Behavior in High-Risk Siblings

April 6, 2016

UM College of Arts & Sciences psychology researchers find that dopamine genes could shine a light on early communication

A Cultural Experience in Italy

April 6, 2016

UM College of Arts & Sciences undergraduate student to teach English abroad through selective volunteer program

Neuroscience Junior Presents Research Related to Cancer and Health at the 2016 American Psychosomatic Society Conference

April 6, 2016

UM College of Arts & Sciences student was one of only 80 undergraduates invited to attend scientific forum

New Interdisciplinary Minor Programs Combine Humanities and Social Sciences with Health Care

March 30, 2016

Medical Humanities and Social Science & Medicine minors launching Fall 2016

Big City, Big Challenges

March 29, 2016

University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences researchers are finding solutions to urban challenges both locally and abroad

College of Arts & Sciences Receives Top 50 Ranking in "Best Graduate Schools"

March 17, 2016

The 2017 rankings of ‘Best Graduate Schools’ are released by U.S. News & World Report.

Children with Autism Ride the Waves at Surf Camp

March 17, 2016

UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities and the City of Miami Beach Partner for the 9th Annual Surf Camp

Relationships in Distress Find Support in Web-based Program, OurRelationship.com

March 16, 2016

Nationwide study by University of Miami psychologists show unhappy couples significantly improved relationship satisfaction, reduced depression and anxiety

Spring Issue of Literary Journal Mangrove to Launch at USpeak

March 10, 2016

The USpeak Flash Fiction & Poetry Performance Series takes places Monday, March 21 at Books & Books in Coral Gables

Dynamic Connections in the Brain

March 9, 2016

In a departure from traditional cognitive neurosciences, UM researchers have applied a new approach, known as human connectomics, to explain how functional connections in the brain change over time

A Ticket to Outer Space

March 8, 2016

University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences alumna among first civilians to travel to space

DILS Students Celebrate International Multicultural Night

March 2, 2016

The DILS Annual International Multicultural Night brought diversity and new cultures to the University of Miami community.

Learning About The Amazing Brain

March 2, 2016

Field trip tour of the neuroscience building at the University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences impresses local grade school students

UM College of Arts and Sciences Psychology Professors Appointed Rising Stars

February 25, 2016

The Association of Psychological Science has recognized two professors from the Department of Psychology as Rising Stars in their field.

The Faces of AIDS

February 24, 2016

University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences professor reflects on photos he captured of individuals with AIDS; story published in prominent AIDS magazine

University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences Hosts Former U.S. District Representatives Joe Garcia and Anthony Weiner

February 17, 2016

Congressmen conduct a Q&A with political science students to discuss Latino politics and the 2016 Presidential Primary Elections

Tony-Winning Actor Ben Vereen Holds Center Stage at The Ring

February 17, 2016

Vereen, of ‘Pippin’ and ‘Roots’ fame, conducts a master class for UM College of Arts & Sciences B.F.A. in Musical Theatre students.

The University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences Announces A New Master’s Program in the Department of Anthropology

February 9, 2016

The innovative Master of Arts in the Professional Practice of Anthropology is designed to partner faculty and students in the development of professional research careers.

Swimming in the Flood

February 9, 2016

University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences geographer provides support for targeted evacuation assistance

Preventing Divorce for Lower-Income Couples Under Stress in the United States is the Goal for University of Miami Professor

February 2, 2016

Web-based program receives $4.9 million grant to continue assisting couples in distress and conduct 5-year research study

The Impact of Prehistoric Humans In The Everglades

January 26, 2016

Research by University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences archaeologist emphasizes how humans play a vital role in tree island formations

Rocket Launch Into Space Helps University of Miami Scientist Study X-Rays From Our Solar System

January 26, 2016

NASA and UM College of Arts & Sciences researcher collaborate to seek answers about a 10-million-year-old supernova explosion

The Importance of Children at Play

January 19, 2016

Research highlights positive strengths in developmental learning for Latino children in low-income households based on their interactive play skills

Finding The Perfect Grouping

January 12, 2016

University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences researcher applies mathematical formulas to understand how disparate parts come together

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Presidential Historian Jon Meacham Shares Lessons On Leadership From The American Presidency

January 6, 2016

Set for Tuesday, January 26 at 7:00 p.m., this event is one of several presented by the College of Arts & Sciences during the week of University of Miami President Julio Frenk’s inauguration

Confronting Terrorism: France and United Kingdom Consuls Respond to Paris Attacks

December 15, 2015

The European Union Center at the University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences Hosted European Consuls to Discuss the Terrorist Attacks in Paris

The Human Brain - A Great Frontier in Science Research

December 10, 2015

The state-of-the-art laboratories in the College of Arts & Sciences’ Neuroscience building are home to some of UM’s top researchers and scientists

Achieving the Courage to Enjoy the Adventure of Air Travel

December 2, 2015

University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences program partners with Miami International Airport to help individuals with autism enjoy air travel

Connecting the Dots and Finding the Patterns in Big Data

November 24, 2015

University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences’ interdisciplinary initiative to elevate complexity science research unifies professors from diverse disciplines

The Power of GIS Technology

November 24, 2015

The continuing evolution of geographic information systems (GIS) technology and its increasing prominence in today’s digital world was on display at GIS Day 2015

Exploration and Research on Brain, Behavior, and Health at the Forefront of Neuroscience Facility

November 18, 2015

University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences faculty showcased their cutting-edge research in the fields of scientific brain and genetic discoveries to alumni and visitors at the facility’s first open house event

Relying on Faith, Culture, and Family Cohesiveness To Reduce The Stress of Caring for a Person with Mental Illness

November 3, 2015

A culturally informed family therapy is proven helpful to caregivers of loved ones with schizophrenia

Lowe Art Museum Presents Rare Portrait Drawings and Oil Sketches in New Exhibition

October 13, 2015

CONTEMPLATING CHARACTER: Portrait Drawings and Oil Sketches from Jacques-Louis David to Lucian Freud opens October 23, 2015

New Director of UM's College of Arts & Sciences' Women's and Gender Studies to Participate in Special Report Addressing Social Change

October 13, 2015

Associate Professor Merike Blofield is a coordinating lead author of a chapter on pluralizing families in the report to be published in 2017

UM College of Arts & Sciences Welcomed Artists, Philosophers, and Researchers to Discuss the Sensation of Color

October 7, 2015

College hosted the 11th Annual Conference of the American Synesthesia Association at the Coral Gables campus, Oct. 2 – 4

Theatre Arts Department of the University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences Hires Acclaimed Playwright and Miami Native

October 6, 2015

Tarell Alvin McCraney returns home not only to teach at the U, but also inspire and connect with local community through civic engagement program


October 2, 2015

Presentation, hosted by University of Miami Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences Leonidas Bachas, included a panel discussion by esteemed UM faculty and opening remarks by President Julio Frenk

Dr. Felicia Knaul Presents Study On Global Health and Breast Cancer At Women’s and Gender Studies Inaugural Colloquium Luncheon

September 29, 2015

Speaking openly about her personal and emotional battle with breast cancer, Dr. Knaul also shared research on health care reform in Mexico and the implementation of Seguro Popular

Babies Time Their Smiles To Make Their Moms Smile In Return

September 23, 2015

But they do so while trying to smile as little as possible

A New Study Predicts A Quantum Goldilocks Effect

September 22, 2015

Everything in moderation

The University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences Launches New Master’s Degree in Mathematical Finance, Application Period Begins Dec. 2015

September 22, 2015

New interdisciplinary program offers a fast-paced, rigorous curriculum in mathematics and financial instruments, and prepares students for a rewarding career in the financial industry

University of Miami Graduate Students In The Humanities Gain Valuable Knowledge and Skills For Acquiring Careers Outside Academia

September 16, 2015

UM College of Arts & Sciences’ Center for the Humanities Presents Career Opportunities Workshops for Ph.D. Students

Finding Iconicity in Spoken Languages

September 8, 2015

Researchers from the University of Miami and the University of Wisconsin-Madison show that iconicity is spread across the vocabulary of spoken languages and suggest that iconicity plays a key role in word learning, similar to what is found in signed languages

New Model of Cognitive Flexibility Gives Insight into Autism Spectrum Disorder

September 3, 2015

Being in the present means constantly changing: University of Miami researchers propose a model of cognitive flexibility that helps scientists understand autism spectrum disorder and other behavioral and neurological disorders

The University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences Launches New “Alt-Ac” Program for Doctoral Students

August 27, 2015

The UGrow program brings alternative career opportunities for graduate students beyond teaching in academia

Is Nature Mostly a Tinkerer or an Inventor?

August 20, 2015

University of Miami study reveals the evolutionary trajectory of the KLF/SP gene family elucidating some of the molecular genetic processes underlying the transition of life from single-cell organisms to multicellular animals

Candidate Voice Pitch Influences Voters

August 17, 2015

As the 2016 election season heats up, two new studies show that the tone of a political candidate’s voice can influence whether he or she wins office

Math Professor Shigui Ruan Included Among Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers

August 11, 2015

UM College of Arts & Sciences Professor of Mathematics Shigui Ruan is one of the world’s leading scholars in the sciences, according to Thomson Reuters.

The College of Arts & Sciences Welcomes Dr. Felicia Knaul As Director of the Miami Institute for the Americas

August 7, 2015

International health economist and expert in Latin American health systems begins new academic venture in the College on Aug. 16, 2015

Rita Deutsch, Longtime Associate Dean of Students in the College of Arts & Sciences, Passes Away at Age 83

August 5, 2015

Deutsch’s Mark on the Thousands of Students She Guided and People She Mentored Will be Remembered by Future Generations

University Of Miami Jerry Herman Ring Theatre Annouces Its 2015-16 Season, Interim Artistic Director

July 30, 2015

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 24, 2015) – The University of Miami (UM) College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Theatre Arts kicks off its 2015-2016 season at the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre with a collection of short plays from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams, with Tennessee’s Treasures premiering on Sept. 23 and running through Oct. 3, 2015.

College of Arts & Sciences Art History Professor Selected as NEH Summer Scholar

July 21, 2015

Karen Mathews is Attending a Four-Week Institute at the Historic Alhambra in Granada, Spain

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Teams Up With University Of Miami Neuroscientist For Mindfulness And Relaxation Project

July 15, 2015

Innovative Research Study Will Investigate Effect of Mindfulness and Relaxation Training on Miami-Dade Firefighters

Worldwide Sports Scholars Gathered for the 43rd Annual NASSH Conference Hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences History Department

July 14, 2015

Personal Reflections from the Son of the legendary Leroy “Satchel” Paige were among the Conference Highlights

Researchers Identify A Novel Disease Gene Causing Neurodegenerative Disorders

July 13, 2015

An international consortium led by University of Miami researchers finds a novel disease gene causing neurodegenerative conditions

Theatre Students Share the Stage with Tony Nominee Terrence Mann

July 7, 2015

University of Miami theatre students set to appear in CRT’s Les Miserables

A glimpse into Professor Wilson’s Study of Symbiosis

July 7, 2015

A&S biology professor and students work together to research aphid amino acid transporters. Watch the 4 episodes here.

Predicting Happiness Of Couples Raising Children With Autism

July 6, 2015

Psychology Researchers at the University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences find personality traits that predict relationship satisfaction among parents of children with autism spectrum disorder

College of Arts & Sciences Political Science Professor Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to New Zealand

June 30, 2015

Louise Davidson-Schmich will Spend Five Months in Kiwi Capital Studying Female Prime Ministers

College of Arts & Sciences Alum to Study ‘Citizen Energy’ Movement in Berlin

June 24, 2015

MAIA Program Grad Alexis Fernandez Receives Scholarship from German Academic Exchange Service

History Professor Michael Miller Named Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin

June 16, 2015

Michael Miller, professor of history in the UM College of Arts & Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin for the fall semester.

University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences Assistant Professor Wins 2015 Erdős–Rényi Prize

June 8, 2015

Assistant Professor of Physics Chaoming Song Receives Prize in Network Science at Conference in Zaragoza, Spain

New Study Shows Boys Will Be Boys— Sex Differences Aren’t Specific To Autism

June 8, 2015

University of Miami researcher leads an international team of scientists in a study showing that sex differences in children with autism are no different than those in other children

College of Arts & Sciences Beyond the Book Scholarships Extend Student Learning Outside the Classroom

June 2, 2015

14 Students Received Grants to Pursue Individual Research Projects this Summer

Zebrafish Model Gives New Insight on Autism Spectrum Disorder

May 26, 2015

University of Miami study of zebrafish reveals how dysfunction of SHANK3 or SYNGAP1 genes play a role in the development of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Award-Winning Short Story Author Helps Students Prepare for the ‘Writing Life’

May 26, 2015

College of Arts & Sciences Creative Writing Professor Amina Gautier Wins Elixir Press Award for Forthcoming Story Collection The Loss of All Lost Things

Record-High Nine University of Miami Students Awarded U.S. Fulbright Student Program Grants

May 19, 2015

Students – six from the College of Arts & Sciences, two from the Miller School of Medicine, and one from the College of Engineering – will Teach English and Conduct Research in Europe, Asia and Latin America

UM College of Arts & Sciences Researcher Earns Grant from Florida Department of Health to Eliminate Racial Disparities in Smoking Cessation

May 14, 2015

Associate Professor of Psychology Monica Webb Hooper Receives $1.9 Million to Examine the Effects of CBT on Racial/Ethnic Minority Smokers

Brain Gain

May 13, 2015

Multidisciplinary Neuroscience Major Provides Undergraduate Research Opportunities

College of Arts & Sciences Grad Receives Boren Scholarship to Address Critical Future Security Concerns

May 11, 2015

Neuroscience Major Maura Lapoff will Study in Jordan through Prestigious Government Program

College of Arts & Sciences English Professor Receives National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend

May 6, 2015

Frank Palmeri Funded for Project on Censorship in Narrative and Visual Culture in 19th-Century England

College of Arts & Sciences Highlights Faculty Accomplishments at Recognition Reception

April 30, 2015

Dean Leonidas Bachas Named Cooper Fellows and Acknowledged Promotions and Awards of Tenure, Retirements

Holocaust Survivors Support Internship Program Legacy Luncheon Celebrates Intergenerational Connections

April 29, 2015

Unique University of Miami Program Pairs Students and Survivors for Two Semesters of Sharing

First Student Graduates from UM College of Arts & Sciences Independent Major Program

April 29, 2015

Playwright and Author William Hector Designed His Own Major with a Curriculum in Politics, Philosophy and Economics to Fit His Unique Career Goals

South Florida Autism Community to Gather for 2015 UM-NSU CARD Tropical Nights Gala

April 27, 2015

Annual Event Will Honor Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho and School Board Member Raquel Regalado

College of Arts & Sciences Graduating Senior in Biochemistry Receives Prestigious NIH Oxford-Cambridge Fellowship

April 22, 2015

Audrey Winkelsas will Earn Ph.D. Under Mentorship of Scientists in U.K. and America

College of Arts & Sciences Anthropology Professor Named Andrew Carnegie Fellow

April 22, 2015

Caleb Everett Among Just 32 Scholars Recognized in Inaugural Fellowship Class

College of Arts & Sciences Professor’s New Book Wins Prestigious Award, Expected to Become New Text of Record on the Italian Renaissance

April 14, 2015

Department of History Honors Guido Ruggiero’s Long and Distinguished Scholarly Career

Studying How Species Evolve

April 10, 2015

Documentary film ‘Islands of Creation’ Captures UM College of Arts & Sciences Researcher’s Fascinating Speciation Studies

College of Arts & Sciences Chemistry Student Earns Support for Energy Conservation Project Through Clinton Global Initiative

April 8, 2015

Sam Peurifoy’s USolar Action Commitment Wins Resolution Project Social Venture Challenge During CGI U Weekend at UM

University of Miami Biologists Host 50 South Florida Girl Scouts for Naturalist Badge Day Activities

April 8, 2015

College of Arts & Sciences Ph.D. Student in Biology Allie Graham Inspires Young Girls to Explore the Fun in Science through Educational Event on Bugs and Flowers

College of Arts & Sciences Anthropology Undergraduate Student Earns Prestigious Smithsonian Internship

April 1, 2015

Junior Andreana Cunningham to Conduct Forensic Anthropology Research on Artifacts from National Museum of Natural History

World-Renowned Expert on Michelangelo Will Discuss Sistine Chapel Ceiling at the University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences

April 1, 2015

Center for the Humanities Stanford Distinguished Professor Lecture with Dr. William Wallace to Take Place on Thursday, April 9

Children with Autism Hang Ten at CARD Surf Camp

March 25, 2015

UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Partners with Miami Beach Parks and Recreation Department for Seventh Annual Camp

Discovering Age-Specific Brain Changes in Autism

March 20, 2015

Researchers at the University of Miami find that large-scale connectivity in autism changes with age

University of Miami and Israeli Think Tank to Launch Web-Based Global Jewish Town Hall Initiative: Your Voice Matters!

March 18, 2015

Israel’s Re’ut Institute/Flexigidity Project and UM’s Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies/Program in Judaic Studies Will Open the Discussion on March 25

Leading Conspiracy Theory Scholars Assemble at University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences for Two-Day Conference

March 18, 2015

UM’s Political Scientist Joseph Uscinski Organized International Meeting

Traffic Fatalities Spike During Spring Break

March 18, 2015

University of Miami study finds that at popular spring break destinations, there is a spike in traffic fatalities during the spring break season. The authors offer some simple and inexpensive policy suggestions for local governments to reduce the impact.

College of Arts & Sciences Labs Named ‘Lab of the Year’ for Excellent Safety and Compliance Records

March 11, 2015

Dean Bachas’ Lab is Recognized for Second Year in a Row, Associate Professor Captain Honored for First Time

UM College of Arts & Sciences Colloquium Investigates Islam, Art, Gender and Sexuality

March 4, 2015

Professors of Religious Studies, and Art and Art History Offer Different Perspectives on Islamic Issues Expressed in Art

DILS Students Bring a World of Cultures to the College of Arts & Sciences

March 3, 2015

Annual International Multicultural Night Featured Diverse Sights, Sounds and Tastes

The Hidden Burden of Dengue Fever in West Africa

March 2, 2015

University of Miami researcher leads a team of scientists in a study that finds dengue unrecognized and obscured by malaria in Ghana

UM Students and Recent Grad to Represent U.S. as Student Ambassadors at World’s Fair Expo in Milan

February 25, 2015

Two Students from College of Arts & Sciences and One from School of Communication Selected Among only 120 Youth Nationwide

The Lowe Dedicates New Art Research Center to Hands-On Learning

February 23, 2015

The new Stella M. Holmes Art Research Center (ARC) was officially dedicated in the heart of the College of Arts & Sciences’ Lowe Art Museum last Thursday, giving UM students even more unique opportunities for hands-on learning about the museum’s world-class collection.

Leading Mathematician S.R. Srinivasa Varadhan Delivers 7th Annual McKnight-Zame Lecture at UM College of Arts & Sciences

February 20, 2015

Varadhan Discussed the Various Contexts of ‘Entropy’ in Math and Science

College of Arts & Sciences Professor of Spanish Receives Gold Medal in 2014 Florida Book Awards

February 17, 2015

‘La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence’ Edited by Viviana Díaz Balsera Selected from More Than 200 Submissions

Minds at Attention: Military and Mindfulness

February 12, 2015

A New Study Led by a University of Miami Neuroscientist Finds that Even Short-Form Mindfulness Meditation Training Can Help Active Duty Soldiers Perform Better and Improve Cognitive Resilience

The University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences Will Be the New Home to VONA/Voices Workshops for Writers of Color

February 9, 2015

Application Period for 2015 VONA/Voices Workshops at UM is Now Open for Writers of Color Throughout the US

Boycott/Divestment/ Sanctions, the Quest for Israeli-Arab Peace, and Israel’s Relationship with America

February 6, 2015

Public Affairs Expert Ethan Felson and Bestselling Author Ari Shavit to Speak on Contemporary Israeli Issues at UM This Month

College of Arts & Sciences Computer Science Professor Selected as Distinguished Alumnus Lecturer at Japan’s Leading Science University

February 3, 2015

Dr. Mitsunori Ogihara’s Speech at Tokyo Institute of Technology Addressed the Possibilities of Data Mining

College of Arts & Sciences Biology Professor Kathryn Tosney Awarded Outstanding Educator Prize

February 3, 2015

Society for Developmental Biology Recognizes Tosney’s Contributions to Teaching and Professional Development

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Former U.S. Poet Laureate and UVA Professor Rita Dove to Present Book-Length Poem at UM College of Arts & Sciences

January 28, 2015

‘Sonata Mulattica’ Brings Violin Virtuoso George Polgreen Bridgetower to Life

Choice Magazine Names Book by College of Arts & Sciences Anthropology Professor an ‘Essential Academic Title’

January 28, 2015

Dr. J. Bryan Page’s ‘The Social Value of Drug Addicts’ Recognized by American Library Association Publication

Climate Affects The Development of Human Speech

January 26, 2015

Researchers from the University of Miami, the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics discover a correlation between climate and the evolution of language

Nation’s Top Zebrafish Experts Gather at UM College of Arts & Sciences for Research Symposium

January 14, 2015

Zebrafish Help Scientists Answer Big Questions about Genetics and Diseases

The Perfect Patient

January 5, 2015

Unique Collaboration Between College of Arts & Sciences and Schools of Medicine, Nursing Prepares Future Health Professionals

Noted Sociologist Presents Her Research on Women in Science at UM College of Arts & Sciences During SEEDS Event

December 17, 2014

Zippel Discusses how International Research Collaborations Offer Women Both Opportunities and Challenges

'Closet Musicians' from Across UM Present Musical Finale to UM College of Arts & Sciences Course on The Sixties

December 10, 2014

Faculty, Staff and Students Share an Evening of Music to Conclude Popular Class

Two Faculty from UM College of Arts & Sciences Named Top Black Educational Leaders of 2014

December 9, 2014

Legacy Magazine Recognized History Professor Donald Spivey and Associate Professor of English Patricia Saunders

Former Foote Fellow and Research Assistant in UM College of Arts & Sciences Pursuing Ph.D. in Politics at Princeton University

December 2, 2014

Alex Ades, A.B. ’12, Credits His Success to Time Teaching and Learning at UM

2014 Theatre Arts Grad Alanna Saunders to Take the Stage as Tiger Lily in Peter Pan Live!

November 24, 2014

Musical Will Air on NBC on December 4 at 8 p.m.

Modern Language Professors’ Book Recognized as Top Collaborative Project by the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women

November 24, 2014

Professors Anne J. Cruz and Maria Galli Stampino Co-Edited Award-Winning Book

Opinion Article Published in The Prestigious Nature Reviews Neuroscience

November 24, 2014

The online issue of Nature Reviews Neuroscience, November 19, 2014 features an opinion article authored by Lucina Q. Uddin, assistant professor of Psychology in the University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences.

College of Arts & Sciences Chemist Travels the Globe as Ambassador of Science and UM

November 18, 2014

Professor V. Ramamurthy Spent Two Months in Japan as JSPS International Fellow, Heading to India for Four Months as Fulbright-Nehru Senior Fellow

Helping Patients with Schizophrenia and their Caregivers

November 11, 2014

University of Miami Researchers are Developing a Novel, Culturally-Informed, Family Therapy for Schizophrenia

Fighting Crime through Crowdsourcing

November 11, 2014

University of Miami Researchers are Developing a Computing Model that uses Crowdsourcing to Combine and Optimize Human Efforts and Machine Computing, to Perform Complex Tasks.

Congressman Tim Ryan Visits UM to Share His Vision for A Mindful Nation

November 11, 2014

Lawmaker Draws 200 to UMindfulness Lecture

UM Scientifica Debuts

November 4, 2014

College of Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Students Create New Magazine to Bring Science to the Masses

College of Arts & Sciences and UM Libraries will Help the UM Campus Re-Discover the World through Geographic Information Systems

November 4, 2014

Department of Geography to Showcase the Power of Mapping through International GIS Day

The Inside Story: How the Brain and Skull Stay Together

November 4, 2014

University of Miami Researchers Discover a Network of Tissue Communication that Ensures that the Brain and Spinal Cord are Matched with the Skull and Spinal Column during Embryonic Development

Innovative production brings Bizet’s Carmen to 1958 Cuba

November 4, 2014

University of Miami Jerry Herman Ring Theatre Collaborates with New York’s Tectonic Theater Project to Perform New Musical Based on the Classic Opera with an Afro-Cuban Twist

Beaux Arts Endows Directorship of University of Miami Lowe Art Museum

November 3, 2014

The University of Miami’s Lowe Art Museum and Beaux Arts have been partners for 63 years. A $1.5 million gift from Beaux Arts, the Museum’s founding support group, has now enabled the creation of the position of Beaux Arts Director and Chief Curator of the Lowe Art Museum. The endowment will also support increased programming, community outreach, facility upgrades and other projects at the Lowe.

Colorful Image of a Pea Aphid Embryo Receives Honorable Mention in 2014 Nikon Small World Competition

October 30, 2014

UM Biology Department Imaging Core Facility Photo Recognized in Top 12 of 1,200 Entries

Goran's Gifts

October 27, 2014

Generations of UM Writers Gather to Remember Professor Lester Goran

Murder of Journalists Now Progapanda Tool of Choice for Extremists

October 22, 2014

International Journalist Ilene Prusher to speak at the University of Miami about the Targeting of Journalists Daniel Pearl and Steven Sotloff by Taliban and ISIS

Preserving Living History

October 9, 2014

University of Miami’s Miller Center and College of Arts & Sciences Become Home to Online Holocaust Theater Catalog

UM Arts & Sciences Professor Recieves Global Recognition for her Contribution in Creative Writing and Society

October 21, 2014

Program Director Among Top 100 Influential Filipina Women in the World

Unconventional Experimental Design

October 15, 2014

Biologists in UM College of Arts & Sciences Use Unique Tools to Investigate Squirrel Sounds and Gestures

Goran's Gifts: A Tribute to Creative Writing Professor Lester Goran

October 13, 2014

A memorial celebration of Professor Lester Goran’s Creative Writing Legacy at the University of Miami. Lester Goran began developing creative writing courses for undergraduates in 1961. He founded the MFA in Creative Writing Program and taught over 20,000 students in his 53 years at the University. Professor Goran published eight novels and three collections of short stories. His legacy includes scores of well-published writers. We are grateful for the gifts that Lester gave to his students.

Realizing the Promise of Education

October 9, 2014

An innovative partnership between the University of Miami Linda Ray Intervention Center and the Juvenile Court provides an effective early intervention program for substance exposed babies and toddlers.

Commissioner Discusses Civic and Environmental Issues in Miami Beach

October 1, 2014

Michael Greico Shared His Perspectives with Students in HIS290, History of the Beach

The Holocaust Theater Catalog is Coming to the University of Miami

October 1, 2014

HTC Launch will be Marked by a Public Reception and Screening of Acclaimed Filmed Play "The Soap Myth"

Annual Global Energy Conference at UM College of Arts & Sciences Focuses on Emerging Economies and Environmental Challenges

October 1, 2014

Leading International Scholars Address Energy Production and Consumption in the 21st Century

UM College of Arts & Sciences History Professor Receives 2014 Center for Austrian Studies Book Prize

September 22, 2014

Dominique Reill’s Nationalists Who Feared the Nation Recognized for Original Approach and Elegant Prose

Fall 2014 Dean's Message

September 4, 2014

UM College of Arts & Sciences Biology Ph.D. Student Investigates Weaver Bird Societies in Namibia

September 2, 2014

Gavin Leighton Finds that Family Bonds Strengthen Collaborative Nest Building Behavior

UM College of Arts & Sciences Immigration Reform Course Addresses Complex Issue Before 2014 Election

September 2, 2014

Unique Team-Taught Class Shows Perspectives from Diverse Faculty and Guest Speakers

Carlos Ripoll Endows José Martí Scholarship

August 21, 2014

Renowned Scholar and Philanthropist Supports Students Enrolled in the Humanities at the UM College of Arts & Sciences

Cultural Visionaries

August 13, 2014

Africana Studies and American Studies Programs’ New Directors Share their Vision

History Department Chair Elected Vice President of German Studies Association, First in Florida

August 5, 2014

Lindemann is the first scholar from a Florida institution to attain this leadership role

Places & Spaces Will Change How People See The World

August 4, 2014

Exhibition of Artistic Visualizations Presents Big Data in Exciting New Ways

History of Culture Visualized through Art History, Physics, Complexity

July 31, 2014

University of Miami Physicist on Multidisciplinary Team That Explored Cultural Migration Through Big Data Visualization

RoboCanes Soccer Team Takes Second Place in 2014 World RoboCup Tournament

July 30, 2014

UM College of Arts & Sciences Artificial Intelligence Humanoids Reach Finals in 3D Simulation League Competition

Glow in Space is Evidence of A Hot Bubble in Our Galaxy

July 27, 2014

University of Miami scientist led a NASA rocket mission to measure the diffuse X-ray background in space, revealing a “local hot bubble”

Early Warning Sign for Babies at Risk of Autism

July 24, 2014

Researchers at the University of Miami find that early joint attention—such as making eye contact to communicate about a toy, without smiling—predicts later autism symptoms. The findings help identify children that can benefit from early interventions

Study Finds Diabetes Among Hispanics Not Equal

July 24, 2014

People of Hispanic origin living in the U.S. are at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes and related cardiometabolic abnormalities, but the risk varies considerably among specific ethnic groups and according to other factors, including education and length of time living in the U.S.

UM Anthropology Students Help Miami Science Museum Identify ‘Oldest Pieces of Human History’ in Pre-Columbian Collection

July 22, 2014

College of Arts & Sciences Professor Traci Ardren and Students Discover Classic Mayan Ceramic Vessels

UM College of Arts & Sciences Rising Senior Elaine Golden Named 2014 Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow

July 15, 2014

Highly Competitive Program Selects 40 Fellows Per Year for Intensive Preparation for Foreign Service Careers

The Power of Making Amends

July 15, 2014

A new study from researchers at the University of Miami reveals how conciliatory gestures promote human forgiveness

UM College of Arts & Sciences Grad/School of Education Student Receives $30,000 Global Grant Scholarship from Rotary Foundation

July 8, 2014

AmeriCorps VISTA Michael Matthiesen Will Study Disease Prevention and Treatment at University College London

UM Biology Ph.D. Student Receives Dissertation Support Grant from National Science Foundation

June 30, 2014

Joanna Weremijewicz’s Research Focuses on Microscopic Fungi that Help Plants Absorb Nutrients from Soil

UM Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Receives $3 Million Inaugural Breakthrough Prize

June 30, 2014

Professor Maxim Kontsevich of the University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences Among Five Mathematicians Recognized for Contributions to the Field

UM-Based Latin American and Caribbean Neural Tube Defects Consortium Conducts Outreach, Research at International Spina Bifida Conference

June 24, 2014

Researchers from the University of Miami Center for Latin American Studies and Hussman Institute for Human Genomics Aim to Develop Culturally Relevant Educational Programs on Genetic Medicine and Neural Tube Disorders


June 17, 2014

An Afro-Cuban infused co-production with Tectonic Theater Project, a co-production with the Adrienne Arsht Center, a quirky recent Broadway hit, a sharp comedic play, and an American classic.

Diversity in Writing Teaching Methods for a Diverse Student Body

June 17, 2014

English Composition Faculty Integrate Technology and Collaborate through Teaching Circles to Build Student Success

Brief Cognitive Behavioral or Relaxation Training Helps Women Reduce Distress During Primary Breast Cancer Treatment

June 13, 2014

University of Miami Researchers Say Confidence in Stress Management Techniques Improves After Five-Week Session

UM Outreach Partnership Helps At-Risk Youth Develop STEM Skills During Summer Sessions at Sea

June 11, 2014

College of Arts & Sciences and Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Join with Frost Museum of Science to Sponsor Shark Tagging Trips for Promising Future Scientists

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Awards University of Miami $1.5 Million to Improve Science Education

June 4, 2014

Grant Will Begin 21st Year of Partnership Between UM and HMMI

Canes Football Teams up with University of Miami Neuroscientist for "Cane Brain Project"

June 3, 2014

Innovative Research Study Will Investigate Effect of Mindfulness Training on College Football Players

Seven University of Miami Students Awarded Government-Funded Foreign Study Scholarships in 2014

May 28, 2014

Students Will Teach English, Conduct Research and Participate in Summer Institutes through Prestigious Fulbright Program

2014 Tropical Nights Gala Raises More Than $350,000 to Serve South Florida’s Autism Community

May 28, 2014

UM-NSU CARD Gala Event Honored UM Professor Dr. Rod Wellens

Supporting a Hero’s Intellectual Journey

May 21, 2014

Religious Studies Professor David Graf Makes a Special Connection with Wounded Veteran and 2014 Grad Felix Perez

Your High School GPA Could Affect Your Income

May 19, 2014

University of Miami Researchers Find that High School Grade Point Average is Tied to Earnings in Adulthood

Relaxation Training Helps Women During Primary Breast Cancer Treatment

May 16, 2014

University of Miami researchers say confidence in stress management techniques improve after five-week session

U.S. Department of State Awards Critical Language Scholarship to UM College of Arts & Sciences Student

May 15, 2014

First-Generation College Student Christine Lam Was Selected From Among over 5,000 Applicants to Study Language Abroad

Harm de Blij, Former Geography Chair, Dies at 78

May 15, 2014

One of America’s Most Distinguished Geographers Led UM Department to National Prominence

New Insight into Thermoelectric Materials May Boost Green Technologies

May 14, 2014

University of Miami physicist and his collaborators find remarkable thermoelectric properties for a metal that may impact the search for materials useful in power generation, refrigeration or energy detection

UM Computer Science’s Robot Soccer Team Takes Second Place in RoboCup U.S. Open

May 13, 2014

RoboCanes Move on to World Championships in Brazil in July 2014

Ceremony Marks Rite of Passage for Black Students Graduating from the University of Miami

May 9, 2014

Senior Mwambo Celebrates the Achievements of Black UM Students and Honors Transition to Life Beyond Graduation

Annual Faculty Reception Recognizes Accomplishments of Faculty in the Liberal Arts

May 7, 2014

UM College of Arts & Sciences’ Professors Hermann Beck, Tomas Lopez, and Daniel Messinger Named Cooper Fellows

A Symbiotic Way of Life

May 5, 2014

University of Miami researchers discover a “simple and elegant mechanism” that regulates mutually beneficial relationships between insects and bacteria

U.S. Government Lauds UM-Affiliated Autism Treatment Study

April 30, 2014

Research on Programs for Preschoolers with Autism Named One of Nation’s Most Significant Advances

University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences Senior Caps College Career with Awards and Recognition

April 30, 2014

Nicole Laviña Takes First Place in Undergraduate Research Forum, and Wins UM Student Employee of the Year Award

Senior Lecturer in UM College of Arts & Sciences Receives Prize for Teaching Portuguese

April 30, 2014

Leila Dacosta Earns Prestigious Brazilian International Press Award

University of Miami Students and Holocaust Survivors Share Journeys of Remembrance and Strength

April 30, 2014

Year-Long Holocaust Survivors Support Internship Program Culminates in Annual Legacy Luncheon

Senior Lecturer in UM College of Arts & Sciences Receives Prize for Teaching Portuguese

April 30, 2014

Leila Dacosta Earns Prestigious Brazilian International Press Award

UM Junior’s Work Wins Playwriting Contest, Then Hits the Small Stage at The Ring

April 28, 2014

When aspiring playwright William Hector sat down last spring to pen his latest work, he already knew how he wanted it to end, making his task one of reaching that predetermined conclusion.

University of Miami Sophomore in the College of Arts & Sciences Daniel Richter Awarded 2014 Goldwater Scholarship

April 23, 2014

Eric Keen (College of Arts & Sciences) and Joaquin Nunez (Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science) Receive Honorable Mention

University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences Launches Independent Major

April 23, 2014

Pilot Program Lets Students Customize A.B. or B.S. Degree

University of Miami Chemist is One of Four Scholars Selected by U.S. Department of State as Fulbright-Nehru Distinguished Chair

April 23, 2014

UM Professor V. Ramamurthy Will Conduct Scientific Outreach in India Through Prestigious Government Program

Best Practices in Communication for The Animal World

April 21, 2014

There are all sorts of signaling strategies in nature. Peacocks puff out their feathers and spread their colorful tails; satin bowbirds build specialized stick structures, called bowers, and decorate them with blue and shiny objects; and European bitterling males show off bright nuptial coloration during spawning season. Each species has evolved a unique method to communicate with others.

Technology brings Imagined Jewish Homeland to Life

April 18, 2014

Researchers Share How Augmented Reality Technology Animates Unrealized Plans for a “City of Refuge for the Jews” with UM Students and Scholars

Association of American Geographers Recognizes UM College of Arts & Sciences Professor for his Contributions to Ethnic Geography

April 17, 2014

Senior Professor Thomas Boswell Receives Distinguished Career Award from Ethnic Geography Specialty Group

UM Student Sails 3,000 Nautical Miles to Find Academic Success and Adventure at Sea

April 17, 2014

Third-Year Biology/Marine Biology Student Beau Marsh Participates in Semester-Long Voyage

Symposium Addresses Transnational LGBTQ Issues

April 17, 2014

International Experts Convene at University of Miami to Discuss LGBTQ Activism

Leading Anthropologist Discusses Cultural Aspects of Human Evolution

April 11, 2014

Dr. Jonathan Marks Spoke to Students at the University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences

Annual Luncheon Showcases Flourishing SEEDS

April 10, 2014

UM Scientists and Engineers Joined Provost LeBlanc for the 5th Annual SEEDS Luncheon

UM Experts Join Forces to Investigate Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

April 10, 2014

College of Arts & Sciences Sponsors Cross-Disciplinary Seminar to Mark World Health Day

Award-Winning Mexican Journalist Details “The Drug Wars the ‘War on Drugs’ Created”

March 31, 2014

Alma Guillermoprieto Exposes the Harsh Truth about Drug Lords, Victims, and Ideologies during UM Lecture

Soccer Clinic Brings Benefits of Sport to Autistic Youth

March 26, 2014

UM Students Engage with Autistic Youth through CARD Program as a Chance to “Give Back”

National Academy of Sciences VP and Renowned Plant Biologist Addresses Women in Science, and Research on Rice Domestication

March 20, 2014

Washington University Dean Barbara Schaal Speaks to UM Scientists through SEEDS Lecture Series

Excessive Deer Populations Hurt Native Plant Biodiversity

March 20, 2014

Researchers from the University of Miami and University of Pittsburgh conclude that excess deer facilitate population explosion of exotic plants, while suppressing populations of native plants. This effect is reversible with deer exclusion.

Lowe Art Museum reopens Native American Wing

March 11, 2014

The Lowe Art Museum’s Barton Wing of Ancient and Native American Art was recently reopened, debuting its first complete redesign in over 20 years. Tina Osceola of the Seminole Tribe of Florida spoke at the grand reopening, addressing the importance of the strategic collecting, themes in the wing, and how art is central to telling a story.

Some Personal Characteristics Increase The Likelihood of Getting Married And Living Together

March 10, 2014

A team of researchers led by University of Miami health economists investigates the personal traits that influence a person’s likelihood of entering into a marriage or cohabitating relationship

Therapy for Your Marriage - Without the Therapy

March 10, 2014

Instead of trying to get your way, find a “third way,” advises new book co-authored by University of Miami professor.

Dr. Dan Gottlieb Shares His Mindful Journey from Trauma to Gratitude at UMindfulness Lecture

March 6, 2014

Psychologist and Radio Host Delivers Inaugural Presentation on Recovery from Near-Fatal Accident

An Enchanting Evening of Music and Memories

March 5, 2014

UM Theatre Arts Program Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Gala Concert Honoring Alum Jerry Herman

UM Veteran wins 20th Annual Webster Memorial Essay Award

March 4, 2014

Krystine Smith, a Marine Corps veteran, calls attention to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in “Songs of Freedom: Music Therapy with Veterans Suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder”

Experts Debate EU-U.S. Trade Agreement at UM

March 3, 2014

Academics and Politicians Come Together to Discuss Proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Experienced Journalists Discuss Venezuelan Crisis with UM Students

February 28, 2014

Event Sponsored by Center for Latin American Studies in UM’s College of Arts & Sciences

Borderland by Leah Brown

February 25, 2014

The University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences presents the Master of Fine Arts exhibition by Leah Brown at University of Miami Art Gallery at the Wynwood Building.

Controlling Magnetism With An Electric Field

February 20, 2014

University of Miami physicist and his collaborators describe a novel approach to switch on and off magnetism, which can lead to a new generation of better-performing electronic devices

What Cooperation And Conflict in An Insect’s Society Can Teach Us About Social Acceptance

February 20, 2014

University of Miami biologist finds that social wasps are accepted more frequently into unfamiliar colonies when both the individual and the group are young. By: Marie Guma-Diaz

College of Arts & Sciences’ Department of Mathematics Celebrated the 6th Annual McKnight-Zame Lecture with Mathematician Dusa McDuff

February 12, 2014

College of Arts & Sciences’ Department of Mathematics celebrated 6th Annual McKnight-Zame Series with Dusa McDuff’s lecture on “Symplectic Embeddings and Continued Fractions” on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Over 100 students, faculty, scholars, and alumni attended to hear the lecture by Professor McDuff, a world leading authority in Symplectic Geometry.

Angel de la Luna Honored by American Library Association

February 12, 2014

Teen Novel by Creative Writing Program Director Named to 2014 Amelia Bloomer List

Lester Goran, Founder of UM's Creative Writing Program, Dies at 85

February 7, 2014

College of Arts & Sciences and UM Community Mourn Founder of Creative Writing Program and 54-Year Professor of English

UM hosts 38th Annual National Council for Black Studies Conference with Renowned Attorney Willie Gary as Speaker

February 7, 2014

The University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences hosts the 38th National Council for Black Studies Conference, which provides a forum for the dissemination of scholarship and a venue for mentoring students who wish to pursue a career in Africana Studies.

Victor Mair, Stanford Distinguished Professor

February 6, 2014

The Tarim Basin Mummies, a Stanford Distinguished Professor Lecture with Victor Mair at 7 pm on February 20, 2014

The Bible in the Civil War

January 31, 2014

Leading American Religious History Scholar Discusses Controversy, Combatants, and Consequences in Department of History Speaker Series Lecture

Bachas Lab Awarded Lab of the Year

January 28, 2014

Dean's chemistry lab was recognized for long record of excellent safety and compliance

EMWJ receives Voyager Award

January 16, 2014

Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal, edited by College of Arts & Sciences faculty, receives 2013 Voyager Award

Remarkable Animals

January 8, 2014

A UM researcher and experts from across the globe form the Global Invertebrate Genomic Alliance to network and share information.

Fall 2013 Arts & Sciences magazine now available

December 4, 2013

Arts & Sciences is produced in the fall and spring by the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Miami. Through the magazine, we seek to increase awareness of the College’s activities by telling the stories of faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

McCracken named inaugural Kushlan Chair

September 25, 2013

Evolutionary geneticist Kevin G. McCracken has been named the inaugural Kushlan Chair in Waterbird Biology and Conservation at the University of Miami.

The True ‘Origin of Species’

August 15, 2013

Armed with DNA sequencing technology, an A&S researcher is closer than ever to solving the riddle of natural selection.

The End of Alzheimer’s

August 15, 2013

A&S researchers use powerful computers to find kinks in Alzheimer’s armor and plan their attack.

Evolutionary Psychology: An Interdisciplinary Approach

August 15, 2013

Evolutionary psychology isn’t a branch of psychology, McCullough explains. It’s an approach to understanding all of psychology by using the conceptual tools of evolutionary biology. The brain, evolutionary psychologists argue, has evolved according to the same rules of natural selection as any other organ or organism.