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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

 

El Nuevo Herald: Retiro: Nueva Vida y Nuevo Potencial

La transition a esta etapa puede presentar también desafíos particulares por primera vez a algunas personas, ya sean financieros, emocionales, sociales o relacionados con la salud. “El retiro es un momento especial”, recuerda Ed Rosasco, de 79 años, retirado y anteriormente CEO de Mercy Hospital. 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

 

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

 

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