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May 2023
’Canes Day of Service

’Canes Come Together in the Spirit of Service

In April, hundreds of alumni and friends of the University of Miami turned out in 16 ’Canes Communities across the country to participate in local service projects as part of our third annual ’Canes Day of Service.

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Alumnus’ gift will allow fine arts students to flourish

Alumnus’ gift will allow fine arts students to flourish

University’s research and tech innovations on display at eMerge Americas

eMerge Americas

A look back at the Alumni Baseball Pregame Celebration

Alumni Baseball Pregame Celebration

Remembering the life and legacy of Dr. Karl Muench

Dr. Karl Muench

Rosenstiel School professor is on a mission to map the world’s oceans

Rosenstiel School

Interested in volunteering in your ’Canes Community? Click to get started!

’Canes Community
Juliana Wheeler

Modern skills meet an ancient rite

Juliana Wheeler, B.A. ’92, M.A. ’94, has worked in financial journalism, communications, and marketing. Her latest role: helping to manage communications for the coronation of King Charles III.


An industrial engineer in broadcast media

Vanessa Sabatier, B.S.I.E. ’13, director of field operations for NBCUniversal Telemundo, wants engineering students to know they can play a critical role in the media industry.

Vanessa Sabatier


That is the number of undergraduate and graduate students who received their degrees this spring and joined the worldwide ’Canes family!

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May 22 | 6 p.m.

Palm Beach ’Canes Mental Health Awareness Symposium

May is Mental Health Awareness month, and the Palm Beach ’Canes Community invites you to hear from Miller School of Medicine experts about the importance of taking care of your mental health. Join us to receive information on resources and local care providers and attend a networking reception after the panel discussion. Tickets include refreshments and all proceeds benefit the Palm Beach ’Canes Community Scholarship Fund.

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June 8 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Broward County ’Canes Social Hour

Join the Broward County ’Canes Community at Tap 42 Craft Kitchen and Bar in Davie, Florida to connect with fellow alumni, foster a shared affinity for the U, and strengthen professional and personal relationships.

June 14 | 6 - 8:30 p.m.

Chicago ’Canes Community: An Evening at the Shedd Aquarium

Calling all Chicago ’Canes! Join us at this historic venue for a fun, informative evening of networking and conversation, and hear from Rosenstiel School alumni Ross Cunning, Ph.D. ’13, and Andrew Kough, Ph.D. ’14, as they discuss their efforts to boost coral reef resilience and save the queen conch, an iconic species at risk from overfishing in the Bahamas. Tickets include refreshments and all proceeds benefit the Chicago ’Canes Community Scholarship Fund.

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June 16 | 12 p.m. (ET)

Juneteenth: Building a H.O.M.E. – History, Orientation, Movement, and Education

The University of Miami Black Alumni Society and LGBTQ+ ’Canes invite you to commemorate Juneteenth with this virtual panel discussion, moderated by attorney and activist Shenika “Nik” Harris, exploring the intersections of the Black and LGBTQ+ experiences. All are welcome!

October 27 + 28 | Save the dates

Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2023

Mark your calendars and join us as the Miami Hurricanes take on the University of Virginia Cavaliers. Stay tuned for details!

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