Making a Splash – From SSP Alumnus to Marine Biology Major and Environmental Activist

Delaney Reynolds always thought she wanted to follow in her parents’ footsteps and attend college at the University of Miami. But it was getting her feet wet studying marine biology at UM’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science during the 2015 Summer Scholars Program for high school students that crystallized her goal of becoming a four-year ‘Cane. 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

UM Welcomes Scholars and Students From Hurricane Hit Areas

The University of Miami is welcoming professors and eligible students from Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean territories impacted by the recent hurricanes to continue their research and scholarship. Read More

University of Miami's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI at UM): Coral Gables Palace Residents Find that You're Never Too Old to Learn 

As youngsters return to school, so do the seniors living in the active retirement community. Read More

The New Tropic: Miami, Meet Your Local Shark Wranglers

Just a few miles off the northern tip of Key Biscayne, with downtown Miami still visible in the distance, a ragtag crew of University of Miami (high school Summer Scholars Program) students and shark researchers wrestle with a 500-pound great hammerhead shark. “Grab the head, grab the head guys!” shouts Stephen Cain, assistant director of the UM Rosenstiel School of Marine Science’s shark research and conservation program and leader of this particular shark tagging expedition. 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


Discover BGS Virtual Information Session

This will be a great opportunity to learn more about the Bachelor of General Studies, chat with the admissions team, receive information about financial aid options, and get insights from current students and their experience.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM 

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