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Navigating Personal Finance with NCAA champion Lauryn Williams

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This story courtesy of NCAA.org.

By Lander Eicholzer

Retrieved from Miami Hurricanes News

On the track, Lauryn Williams was a winner. As a star sprinter for Miami (Florida), Williams earned nine NCAA All-America honors and captured 11 Big East Conference …

By Keashla Marengo
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Toppel helps recent graduates market their skills

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New summer programs support Class of 2020 alumni who are navigating a difficult economic and employment landscape.

By Janette Neuwahl Tannen, Article from News@TheU

When senior Mollie Cole visited the spring career expo on the University of Miami’s campus in …

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COVID-19 ’Cane Biz Resources

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Our alumni-owned businesses are constantly innovating and driving growth in their regions. During this particularly difficult time, we want to help you build connections and provide resources and tools to assist you and your business.

Connect with us this Wednesday, …

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TV host and Cancer Survivor Finds New Purpose.

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Emmy-award winner Dave Aizer, B.S.C. ’96, was living the dream.

From hosting Nickelodeon’s popular Slime Time Live and the Kids’ Choice Award red carpet show, to Disney’s ESPN club, and even American Idol’s online content, he had built a successful career in …

By Nastasia Boulos
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Connecting ’Canes Networking Exchange

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Connecting ’Canes Networking Exchange

Sipping coffee provided by BrewBike Miami, the Whitman Lounge was filled with bustling conversation as the University of Miami alumni and students discussed career opportunities and shared stories about life at the U at the first …

By Sarah Seavey
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Pursuing her Passion in Architecture: Natividad “Nati” Soto, FAIA, Leed AP BD+C

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Nati Soto is President of Ferguson Glasgow Schuster Soto, Inc., a well-established Coral Gables Architecture & Interior Design firm with expertise in medical, civic, and recreational projects. The firm’s work includes Patient Floor Modernization for Jackson Health SystemCarrollton School …

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Alumni Jose Venegas Leads Design of Emeril Lagasse’s Kitchen House

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Orlando Community Partners for Wellness

Emeril Lagasse’s Kitchen House and Culinary Garden is a five-minute walk west of the ‘I4 Ultimate’, a 2.3 billion dollar project, near downtown Orlando (FL). The ‘Kitchen House’, as it is more affectionately known, is a brainchild of U-SoA Alumni, and …

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Elisa Mallis: Commercial astronaut

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A ’95 graduate of the University of Miami is one of the few ticket holders to take part in the first XCOR Space Expedition.

The private aerospace company is slated to send the first “commercial astronauts” into space. College of …

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Michael Mena: One of the youngest members of the Coral Gables City Commission

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With a campaign shaped around innovative solutions and ideas, alumnus has a visionary approach to lead the city of Coral Gables.

As one of the youngest members of the Coral Gables City Commission, Michael Mena, A.B. ’01, believes in the …

By Katy Hennig
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Patrick Cunnane: Journey from UM to the White House, and now ABC

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An alumnus of UM and the White House

We connected with Patrick Cunnane, BSC ’10, who took some time to do a Q&A before heading to Canada to shoot an episode of ABC’s Designated Survivor. He’s currently writing for the show …

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