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U N I V E R S I T Y I N F O R M A T I O N UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI 2 0 1 6 R U S S E L L AT H L E T I C B O W L 3 3 A private research university with more than 16,000 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. The University comprises 11 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 180 majors and programs. In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked UM No. 44 among the top national universities in the country in its “Best Colleges” listings. U.S. News also cites several of its programs in “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” Established in 1925 during the region’s famous real estate boom, UM is a major research university engaged in more than $324 million in research and sponsored program expenditures annually. While the majority of this work is housed at the Miller School of Medicine, investigators conduct hundreds of studies in other areas, including marine science, engineering, education, and psychology. UM offers 115 bachelors, 114 masters, and 63 doctoral programs, as well as dual-degree programs that combine undergraduate and graduate study, in biochemistry & molecular biology, biology, computer science, exercise physiology, Latin American studies, law, and marine geology. Three UM campuses and other facilities incorporate over 200 University owned buildings totaling over 11 million gross square feet on over 500 acres of land. The main campus, located on 239-acres in suburban Coral Gables, houses two colleges and seven schools. The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine is an academic medical center that transforms lives through teaching, research and service. The medical campus consists of 72 acres within the 153- acre UM/Jackson Memorial Hospital complex in Miami’s Health district, and includes three University-owned hospitals that make up UHealth - University of Miami Health System. UM’s Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science is one of the leading oceanographic research and education institutions in the nation. Located on an 18-acre waterfront campus on Virginia Key in Biscayne Bay, the School’s main campus is part of a 65-acre marine research and education park that includes two U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) research laboratories and the MAST Academy, the Miami-Dade County magnet high school for marine science and technology. In April 2015 Dr. Julio Frenk, dean at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Mexico’s former minister of health, was named the University’s sixth president. A noted leader in global public health and a renowned scholar and academic, President Frenk assumed the presidency on August 16. The University’s first Hispanic president, Frenk views Miami as uniquely positioned as a gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, and the University to be a leader in discourse throughout the hemisphere and beyond. UM alumni live in all 50 states and in 154 countries; over 95,308 reside in Florida, including over 52,155 in Miami-Dade County. There are just over 197,890 alumni in UM’s history. Dr. Julio Frenk President


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