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A private research university with more than 16, students from around the world, the University of Miami is a vibrant and diverse academic community focused on teaching and learning, the discovery of new knowledge, and service to the South Florida region and beyond. Before-N-After is a Medical Spa that has two locations in Southwest Riverside County and North County San Diego. Take the first step in achieving your weight loss and aesthetic goals and schedule a consult at one of our convenient locations.
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The Women's Commission also sought more equitable funding for women's sports. Henry King Stanford became UM's third president in Under Stanford, in , UM began to recruit international students. In , Edward T. Foote II became the school's fourth president.
Foote was succeeded by Donna Shalala , who assumed the UM presidency in The university's academic quality and student quality also have improved as a result. Starting in ,  UM conducted a fundraising campaign titled "Momentum: On February 28, , custodial workers at the University of Miami, who are contracted to the university by a Boston, Massachusetts-based company, UNICCO, began a strike prompted by allegations of unfair labor practices, substandard pay, lack of health benefits, and workplace safety.
After students began a hunger strike and on-campus vigil, the strike was settled on May 1, The settlement resulted in a card count which led to the recognition of the first union-represented bargaining unit at UM.
In —09, UM responded to the economic slowdown by tightening expenditures. In , UM was ranked the nation's most fiscally-responsible nonprofit organization by Worth magazine , in a report issued in collaboration with nonprofit watchdog Charity Navigator.
On April 13, , the university announced that Julio Frenk would be the university's sixth president. Frenk previously served as dean of Harvard University's T. UM's main campus spans acres 0.
Most of the University of Miami's academic programs are located on the main campus in Coral Gables, which houses seven schools and two colleges including the University of Miami School of Law. The university also has a campus theater, the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre , which is used for student plays and musicals. Gifford Arboretum , a campus arboretum and botanical garden , is located on the northwest corner of the main campus in Coral Gables. Perez Architecture Center is the lecture hall and gallery of the School of Architecture that displays exhibitions focusing on architecture and design.
The UM campus is about a minute train ride from Downtown and Brickell. Miami also has a Zipcar service. There is also a lake called Lake Osceola located at the center of campus. It contains a large fountain, which serves as a landmark to many university students. The Coral Gables campus houses 4, enrolled students. This group is disproportionately freshmen 90 percent of new freshmen live on campus compared with 39 percent of all degree undergraduates.
The residential colleges are divided into two dormitory -style residence halls and three suite-style residence halls. The McDonald and Pentland Towers of Hecht Residential College  and the Walsh and Rosborough Towers of Stanford Residential College  are commonly referred to as the "Freshman Towers", as the single-sex by floor with shared bathroom facilities co-ed dormitories generally house new students.
In addition to these five residential colleges, Miami also has an area called the University Village  which consists of seven buildings with apartment -style annual contract housing, fully furnished with kitchen facilities. The University Village is only open to juniors and seniors, but was previously open to graduate students and students of the School of Law up until July 31, ; after this date, there has been no housing available for any graduate students on the Coral Gables campus.
Miller School of Medicine campus, located in Miami city proper in Civic Center , trains 1, students in various health-related programs. The medical center includes three UM-owned hospitals: Situated in the Miami Health District, the hospital is close to the Jackson Memorial Hospital, which has been used by the UM students and faculty to provide patient care for many years.
MD candidates were admitted to either the Miami or Boca Raton programs and spent the first two years studying on the selected campus and the last two on the main campus in Miami. In , when Florida Atlantic University made plans to establish their own medical school, no future classes of the regional campus were accepted.
The last class to complete the first three years of training in Boca Raton is the Class of In , construction began on the Rickenbacker Causeway to make Virginia Key accessible by car. The county offered to give UM a part of the island adjacent to the Miami Seaquarium in exchange for UM operating the aquarium. Additional buildings were added in , and The campus was acquired immediately following World War II and provided classrooms, housing, and other amenities for about 1, students mostly freshmen for two academic years.
In it was repurposed as a research facility. Dunlap Marine Conservation Program to educate students on the importance of protecting the marine environment. In , undergraduates were composed of: Graduate students were composed of: As of , UM reported the following graduation rates: UM received a record 34, undergraduate applications for fall and reported an acceptance rate of There are currently 2, full-time faculty members, with 97 percent of regular faculty holding doctorates or terminal degrees in their field.
UM is led by a board of trustees. Ex officio members, who serve by virtue of their positions in the university, include the president of the university; the president and immediate past president of the citizens board; and the president, president-elect and immediate past president of the alumni association.
In addition, UM has a division of continuing and international education and a program in executive education as part of its school of business administration. A partnership with nearby Florida International University , also allows students from both schools to take graduate classes at either university, allowing graduate students to take a wider variety of courses.
School of Medicine, provides free medical and other community services in Miami and surrounding communities. In the issue of U. News ' s ranking of U.
Miller School of Medicine as the 50th best medical school for research in the nation, while US News ranked the School of Law as the 65th best law school in the nation. The National Science Foundation ranks UM 89th out of research institutions in the number of granted doctorate degrees in its FY survey. It ranked 62nd out of institutions in terms of total research and development expenditures in Richter Library, the University of Miami's main library, houses collections that serve the arts, architecture, humanities, social sciences, and the sciences.
It is a depository for federal and state government publications. In addition to the Richter Library, the Libraries include facilities that support programs in architecture, business, marine science, and music:. Within the Miller School of Medicine are two specialized departmental libraries for ophthalmology and psychiatry that are open to the public:. Combined holdings of the libraries include over 3. In January , the Jay I. Kislak Foundation announced that it was making a substantial donation of rare books, maps, and manuscripts to the UM Libraries and to Miami Dade College.
The collection includes the earliest published copies of Columbus's letter on the first voyage. UM is classified as an "R1" institution: UM built a brain imaging annex to the James M. Science Center within the College of Arts and Sciences. The building includes a human functional magnetic resonance imaging fMRI laboratory, where scientists, clinicians, and engineers can study fundamental aspects of brain function.
UM maintains one of the largest centralized academic cyber infrastructures in the country with numerous assets. Over that time the core has grown from a zero HPC cyberinfrastructure to a regional high-performance computing environment that currently supports more than 1, users, TFlops of computational power, and more than 3 Petabytes of disk storage. The university is affiliated with 31 fraternities and sororities. Since , students have published The Miami Hurricane newspaper twice-weekly.
UM has appointed individuals in the various departments to handle students' problems and complaints called "Troubleshooters. The university has a number of student honor societies. The Iron Arrow Honor Society which also inducts faculty, staff, and alumni is the highest honor awarded by the university. The University of Miami's athletic teams are the Hurricanes , commonly referred to as the "Canes". They compete as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I level, competing primarily in the Atlantic Coast Conference for all sports since the —05 season.
Men's teams compete in baseball , basketball , cross-country , diving , football , tennis , and track and field ; while women's teams compete in basketball, cross-country, diving, golf, rowing , soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.
The University of Miami's mascot is Sebastian the Ibis. Its marching band is the Band of the Hour. The Miami Maniac is the mascot for baseball games. The football program has been named national champion five times over the past three decades , , , , and  and has appeared in the AP Top 25 frequently during this time.
Manny Diaz was hired as the 25th head football coach on December 30, For 70 years, from through , the Hurricanes played their home football games at the Miami Orange Bowl. Beginning with the season, the University of Miami began playing its home football games at Hard Rock Stadium  in Miami Gardens.
The university signed a year contract to play there through The UM baseball team, coached currently by Jim Morris , has won four national championships , , and A smaller facility, Cobb Stadium , is located on the University of Miami campus and is used by the university's women's soccer and men's and women's track and field teams.
Katie Meier is the head coach of UM's women's basketball team. Alumni of the University of Miami include a number of prominent people, including entertainers such as actors and musicians, i.
Edit Read in another language University of Miami. This article is about the university in Florida. For the university in Ohio, see Miami University. University of Miami custodial workers' strike. Coral Gables campus Edit See also: Miller School of Medicine. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Miller School of Medicine University of Miami School of Law In addition, UM has a division of continuing and international education and a program in executive education as part of its school of business administration.
In addition to the Richter Library, the Libraries include facilities that support programs in architecture, business, marine science, and music: Mary and Edward Norton Library ophthalmology Pomerance Library psychiatry Combined holdings of the libraries include over 3.
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