News Archive

Below are brief abstracts and links to articles that have been published regarding University of Miami President Julio Frenk by both UM News and external media outlets.

A Winning Team


A new scholarship provided by Payless ShoeSource enables a student from the Caribbean to attend UM.  Read More >

Internationally Significant Collection Donated to UM, MDC


UM’s share of the Kislak materials - valued at $20 million - will become part of the Richter Library’s Special Collections Division.  Read More >

Creation of the Frost Institutes for Science and Engineering


UM’s public commitment to enhance the preeminence of Miami as a leader in scientific inquiry and innovation. Read More >

A Cause for Celebration


The Lennar Foundation Medical Center dazzles in its debut on the Coral Gables campus. Read More >

Forum Spotlights Relevant Issues


A three-day conference hosted by the University of Miami and Florida International University examined the critical issues of climate change, sustainability and energy security. Read More >

First Distinguished Presidential Fellow Named


Cuban independent journalist Yoani Sánchez is now one of the University’s 100 Talents, an initiative launched by UM President Julio Frenk at his inauguration. Read More >

Celebrating the U’s Magnetic Pull


UM President Julio Frenk opens the University’s ‘We are One U’ tour in the Big Apple. Read More >

Commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month


On the eve of Breast Cancer Awareness Month coming up in October, Dr. Felicia Marie Knaul, director of the University of Miami Institute for the Americas, has a message for the many women around the world who have been confronted with the devastating disease. Read More >

Wearing Their Stories


Members of the UM community shared personal stories that inspire them daily at the recent Dear World event. Read More >

UM Hosts Panel Discussion on Zika


University of Miami President Julio Frenk called on Congress to approve emergency federal funding for Zika research, treatment, and monitoring at a Zika forum hosted by UM Thursday. "We need to weigh the cost of inaction with the modest price tag of this proposal," Frenk said, referring to a deadlock in Washington over allocating $1.1 billion to $1.9 billion to address this immediate public health threat. Read More >

Campeche and UM Join Hands to Improve Public Health


The University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Universidad Autónoma de Campeche and INDESALUD (the Instituto de Servicios Descentralizados de Salud Publica del Estado de Campeche), to foster collaboration on education, training, clinical, and research initiatives, and to encourage the exchange of their respective faculty members and students. Read More >

Julio Frenk, el primer presidente mexicano de la Universidad de Miami


El académico, que se desempeñó anteriormente como Ministro de Salud de México durante la presidencia de Vicente Fox, recuerda cómo el país azteca adoptó a su familia inmigrante y el rol de las universidades en el siglo XXI. Read More >

A Growing eMerge Perspective


B2B tech conference demonstrated UM’s vast potential as the core institution of a new innovation ecosystem. Read More >

May 2016 Commencement Special Report


View student profiles, articles, photo galleries, and commencement speaker speeches in this report on the 2016 spring commencement exercises held at the BankUnited Center on the Coral Gables campus. Read More >

Hemispheric Collaboration to Solve Pressing Problems


University of Miami Center for Computational Science, Yucatan State Government’s Information Technologies Innovation Center ‘Heuristic’ sign strategic agreement to create “UM Computational Science Center for the Americas.” Read More >

Working Groups Developing UM’s Roadmap to Our New Century


Four-member teams known as Quads are investigating and identifying projects that will lead UM to fulfill its mission to be the hemispheric university, the excellent university, the relevant university, and the exemplary university. Read More >

Cuban-Americans Welcome President Frenk and Dr. Knaul


University of Miami President Julio Frenk and his wife, Dr. Felicia Knaul, director of the Miami Institute for the Americas and professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the Miller School of Medicine, shared in a celebration of Cuban history and heritage. Read More >

Engineering Week Explores Diversity, STEM


Hundreds of students attend a week of events to learn more about engineering and change the perception that it's not for women or minorities. Read More >

Inauguration Week Concludes at Rosenstiel


UM President Julio Frenk and Dean Roni Avissar talk about research, knowledge, and academic passion. Read More >

The Inauguration of President Julio Frenk


In an inspiring inaugural address, UM’s first Hispanic president charted a new course for the institution’s next century. Read More >

Julio Frenk Installed as UM’s Sixth President


Thousands attend the installation ceremony, during which Frenk announces a $100 million innovative gift to support basic and applied science and engineering at UM. Read More >

Quick Talks Pack a Powerful Punch


’Cane Talks presenters share their exciting visions for a brighter, bolder future through scholarship in action. Read More >

Miller School of Medicine Celebrates Inauguration


Transformative gifts from two Miami families are recognized at Thursday’s event that stresses the importance of the Miller School in UM’s mission. Read More >

UM Milestones


Hundreds attend the ‘Firsts at UM’ inauguration week event to learn about the U’s traditions and pioneers. Read More >

Lights On for Inauguration


Iconic buildings turn on the lights, in orange and green, to honor UM President Julio Frenk. Read More >

The Love of Sport


Inauguration Week shifted into gear Sunday with a lunch celebration honoring women’s athletics. Read More >

Alumni Celebrate Frenk Inauguration


Alumni across the country join in celebrating the inauguration of Julio Frenk as the sixth president of the University of Miami. Read More >

Let the Listening Process Continue


President Julio Frenk is continuing his ambitious listening exercise, visiting schools, colleges, and other constituencies. Read More >

Join the Conversation


President Frenk launches his Listening Exercise during a Town Hall, urging everyone in the UM community to share their ideas. Read More >

President Frenk Wants to Hear from You


UM President Julio Frenk is looking forward to talking with you at Thursday’s Town Hall at the BankUnited Center. Read More >

A New Twist on an Old Tradition


President’s New Student Picnic held on University Center Patio and Foote Green. Read More >

Looking and Listening


President Julio Frenk spends his first day talking with students and parents as he visited several areas of the Gables campus. Read More >

Starting at the U


The Julio Frenk era begins as the University of Miami’s sixth president takes the helm. Read More >

On UM, Global Connectivity, and the Future


UM’s new president, Julio Frenk, discusses the uniqueness of UM, his views on diversity, and the challenges ahead. Read More >

University of Miami Names Harvard Dean Dr. Julio Frenk as Its Sixth President


Former Health Minister of Mexico to Succeed Donna E. Shalala. Read More at the Presidential Search Website >