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The White House Nominates UM Instructor Judge Rodney Smith to Serve as District Judge

President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate a thirteenth wave of judicial nominees and seventh wave of United States Marshal nominees. 

If confirmed, Rodney Smith of Florida will serve as a District Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Read More

 

UM Mourns Julia Cayuso, the Director of the University of Miami’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Cayuso, who worked at the Division of Continuing & International Education for more than 29 years, leaves behind an enduring legacy. Read More

 

Paralegal Certificate Program Instructor Judge Rodney Smith To Be Nominated for South Florida Federal Bench

President Donald Trump plans to nominate former federal prosecutor Roy Altman and Miami-Dade Circuit Judges Rodolfo Ruiz and Rodney Smith to three openings on the federal bench in South Florida, according to sources familiar with the selections. Read More

 

Miami Herald: There’s Plenty For Seniors To Do Around South Florida 

It’s no secret that the Sunshine State has long been a haven for retirees and snowbirds, who come here to thaw their bodies and their souls. UM's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has grown its enrollment by 140 percent in the past four years, namely by attracting retired baby boomers who want to keep learning. Read More 

 

Actor Jack Black Talks Global Warming With SSP Alumna and Activist Delaney Reynolds

Sunny Miami could be under water within decades because of climate change. We should find a solution for this sooner—rather than later. 16-year-old Summer Scholars Program Alumna, Delaney Reynolds, meets with actor Jack Black to discuss her passion of educating other school kids about sea level rise and how they can be a part of the solution to climate change. Read More 

 

U.S. News & World Report: Many noncredit online courses, experts say, allow working adults to prep for certification exams in various fields

"Careers are changing at a very rapid rate," says Rebecca Fox, dean of continuing and international education at UM, which offers both types of courses and programs. "Because of a need for certain skills in various areas, it is becoming more and more common for people who are in jobs to want to take noncredit certificates simply to give themselves an edge." Read More

 

UM President Frenk Announced a $1M Grant for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

UM President Julio Frenk announced a $1M grant for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UM (OLLI at UM) from the Bernard Osher Foundation. Noting the University’s commitment to “education as a lifelong pursuit,” President Frenk made the announcement during OLLI's member holiday party. The momentous $1 million grant in the form of a $950,000 endowment and a $50,000 bridge grant will support the Institute’s continued work. This is the second endowment grant the Foundation has awarded the Institute, the first being a $1 million grant in 2014. Read more

 

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Coral Gables, FL 33146

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