Events

Last Day of Classes
(December 10)

Study Days
(December 10-11)

Final Examinations
(December 12-17)

Commencement
(December 16)

Winter Term
(January 2-21)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
(January 16)

Spring Term Classes Begin
(January 23)

Advice from Alumni

  • Take a Good Teacher

    openquoteAnybody who goes into the workforce with those degrees is going to have a step above other people, especially in the beginning of their career, when it's really about can you get things done, and can you communicate clearly.closequote


    - Douglas Tirola (Miami, 1988), writer, director, producer, and filmmaker

    Take a Good Teacher Video Transcript

  • Try a Lot of Different Things

    openquoteTry a lot of different things. I am a huge believer in internships. They provide you with great ways to take what's happening beyond Miami and then bring it back to your classes and try and figure out how to apply what you've learned to the classes that you're taking.closequote


    - Susan W. Brooks (Miami, 1982), U.S. Congresswoman

    Try a Lot of Different Things Video Transcript

  • Soft Skills Are Important

    openquoteWhether you're trying to get a grant, whether you're trying to get a job, if you're trying to influence people working on important problems, it really is your ability to connect with people.closequote


    - Cathie Spino (Miami, 1983), Research Associate Professor

    Soft Skills Are Important Video Transcript