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MOMENTUM2 The Breakthrough Campaign for the University of Miami

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“The University of Miami is one of the great success stories of U.S. higher education. Fueled by record levels of generosity, we are poised to make even more extraordinary contributions in the years to come.� Donna E. Shalala President



The world has never been known for its ability to stay still. Neither has the University of Miami.

• We’ve made it our business to keep

exploring new directions—and to tirelessly pursue fresh answers to the questions that the world never tires of posing.

• We believe

that our job is to push the envelope of what’s possible. That, as the globe shrinks, our responsibilities expand. And that breaking

Welcome to our world. through to new ways of doing things means forever breaking the mold.

• We are at home in a multicultural kaleidoscope of a city that

reflects the face of tomorrow. Our community inspires us, partners with us, and directly benefits from the insights and innovations that are constantly emerging from every corner of the U.

• At the

University of Miami, discovery never ends. Real-world impact is the goal of all we do. And every breakthrough is a new beginning. T h e B r e a k t h r o u g h C a m pa i g n f o r t h e U n i v e r s i t y o f M i a m i



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More than 2.7 billion people worldwide live within 60 miles of a shoreline.*




An estimated 75 percent of the U.S. population will live along the coast by 2025.*

*National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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The intensity, frequency, and destructive impact of hurricanes on coastal areas has climbed dramatically over the past 40 years.*

*United States Global Research Program 4


Miami’s average number of feet above sea level:

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“We need to better understand the enormous loads exerted by waves during tsunamis and hurricanes. When they move into coastal areas, these waves can destroy everything in their paths, from buildings to cars to ships. So we are studying how waves generate, propagate, and dissipate their energy. The goal is to discover how to make coastal structures more resilient and protect life and property during extreme weather events.” Brian Haus, a professor of applied marine physics at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, is principal investigator of UM’s planned SUSTAIN (Surge-Structure-Atmosphere Interaction) laboratory. SUSTAIN will be the only facility in the world with a wind-wave-storm surge simulator capable of generating hurricane-force winds in a 3-D test environment.

Harold Wanless, chair of the Geological Sciences Department at UM’s College of Arts and Sciences, is an outspoken advocate for raising awareness of the dangers of climate change and rising sea levels.


Lisa Beal, an associate professor at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, led a global scientific team in a study examining the potential impact of leakages in the Agulhas Current, which runs along the east coast of Africa, on global climate change.

“Research directed at the development of stronger and safer structures and communities is critical for the well-being of society,” says Antonio Nanni, professor and chair of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at the College of Engineering and co-principal investigator of the SUSTAIN project.


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Miami-Dade County has the most metro areas,* and is one of the five 8


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* United States Census Bureau, 2010 ** United Nations Development Programme





“South Florida is a wonderfully multicultural region. As the United States’ gateway to the Americas, Miami is a natural site for advocacy on behalf of diverse populations here at home and on the world stage. Our clinic uses the language and principles of human rights law to promote equality and address the problems of our community and the larger world around us.” Caroline Bettinger-Lopez regularly litigates and appears before regional and international courts and human rights bodies, including the Inter-American Human Rights system and the United Nations. She is associate professor of clinical legal education and director of Miami Law’s Human Rights Clinic, where students engage in human rights litigation and advocacy in the U.S. and beyond.


Victoria Behar Mitrani, associate dean for research and professor at the School of Nursing and Health Studies, is co-principal investigator of the school’s NIH-funded El Centro (Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research), which conducts community-based research to improve the well-being of B r e a k t h r o udiverse g h C apopulations. m pa i g n f o r t h e U n i v e r s i t y

Robin Bachin is the Charlton W. Tebeau Associate Professor of History and assistant provost of the University’s Office of Civic and Community Engagement, where she leads efforts to leverage academic knowledge into scalable strategies for positive social change. of Miami

Etiony Aldarondo, associate professor in the School of Education and director of UM’s Dunspaugh-Dalton Community and Educational Well-Being Research Center, oversees the Immigrant Children Affirmative Network (ICAN), which helps undocumented immigrant minors connect with their heritage and envision their futures.


Each year, about 1.2 million people in the U.S. have heart attacks. About half of them die.*



Those who don’t— currently more than 5 million Americans— suffer serious damage to their hearts and greater risk for premature death, major disability, and frequent hospitalizations.*

*National Institutes of Health

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“Some of our patients had damage to their hearts from heart attacks more than a decade earlier. Stem cell injections improved function in the damaged area of the heart and then reduced the size and scarring of the heart—even injuries dating from long-ago heart attacks. This could represent a major breakthrough in improving the health and well-being of heart patients. It’s a big deal.” Joshua M. Hare, director of the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, is senior author of a study reporting on a clinical trial in which stem cells injected into the enlarged hearts of heart attack survivors reduced heart size and scar tissue while improving function. The research team, co-led by interventional cardiologist Alan Heldman, found that heart size decreased an average of 15 to 20 percent—about three times what is possible with current medical therapies.


Karen Young, assistant professor of clinical pediatrics in the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine Division of Neonatology, received the 2010 Micah Batchelor Award for Excellence in Children’s Health Research for her quest to identify factors that impair development of lung cells in premature infants.

William O’Neill, an interventional cardiologist and the executive dean for clinical affairs at the Miller School, implants heart valves in patients too frail to undergo openheart surgery through a minimally invasive procedure tested on more than 100 UM patients and recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

Rosa Maria Gonzalez-Guarda, an assistant professor at the School of Nursing and Health Studies, served with University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala on a major Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Institute of Medicine study pursuing strategies to improve quality, accessibility, and efficiency of health services.


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According to employers, what’s the very best preparation for success in the highly competitive global economy? 16


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The overwhelming (and perhaps surprising) consensus:




A broad liberal arts education, through which students achieve “significantly higher gains in critical thinking, complex reasoning, and writing skills.�*

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* Social Science Research Council study, 2011




P owerf u l I nsights for a C hanging W orld

“Fostering our students’ ability to transfer knowledge from theory to performance, from aural training to music history, even from math or linguistics to music is key in developing their ability to thrive in a complex and volatile environment. The most rewarding part of teaching this curriculum is seeing the tremendous progress in students’ abilities. I hope they learn not what to think, but how to think.” Juan Chattah, assistant professor of theory and composition at the Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music, played a pivotal role in implementing the Frost School’s Experiential Music Curriculum, a novel, multidisciplinary approach to music education that is now integrated into every facet of the school. The Frost School was the first accredited school in the U.S. to significantly revise its undergraduate curriculum to make it more relevant for today’s world.

Dramatizing his passion for creating brandnew works “for which there is no template,” Henry Fonte, chair of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Theatre Arts, has led innovative collaborations with Miami’s Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and Broadway legend Tommy Tune.

Professor of Biology Keith Waddington created and teaches a novel class called ArtScience, which encourages students from both the humanities and the sciences to explore opportunities for creative cross-fertilization among their disciplines.

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Mihoko Suzuki, professor of English and founding director of the Center for the Humanities, in collaboration with several College of Arts and Sciences colleagues, has fostered a lively calendar of events and activities.


Making a World of Difference From a dazzling variety of study abroad opportunities to clinical training initiatives that improve health across the hemisphere, the University of Miami’s global perspective is vividly reflected in more than 400 different programs and partnerships worldwide.

[ ] Study Abroad


UM students spend unforgettable semesters at University programs in Rome, Prague, Galilee, and Galapagos. They study water resources management in China and staff primary care clinics in rural Mexico and Chile. They explore dance in Indonesia and visual journalism in Spain. These and many other life-changing study abroad learning experiences span more than 130 programs in some 40 countries.

[ ] Research How can we optimize the study and practice of law in a globalized world? What’s the best way to build a high-tech water tunnel test facility in Panama? University of Miami faculty and students are pursuing the answers to these and other provocative questions through international research programs. Momentum2

[ ] Medical Training

[ ] Memorandums of Understanding

For 45 years, the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine has offered residencies, observerships, and other advanced medical training opportunities to medical students and physicians from 23 nations in Latin America and the Caribbean through the William J. Harrington Medical Training Programs.

Agreements in progress are laying the foundation for novel partnerships with academic institutions on six continents to expand education and service learning opportunities in medicine, engineering, business administration, and other disciplines.

A Productive Local Partnership Sharing both cultural ties and community goals, the University of Miami has always been deeply involved in the life of South Florida. This close relationship encompasses an evergrowing array of academic programs and volunteer activities that afford unique learning experiences while enhancing the well-being of our region and its people. Among countless examples, University students and faculty provide health care to the underserved, legal services to the powerless, marketing assistance to area nonprofits, mentoring and learning opportunities to at-risk children and teens, and cultural resources and activities for all to enjoy. For more information on the University’s many outreach activities, visit

[ ] Other Initiatives

The Breakthrough

Creatively communicating the urgent issue of universal access to clean, safe water. Unearthing the human stories behind international development goals. Helping the people of Haiti build a sustainable health care infrastructure. Varied University programs touch lives around the world— and are transformational experiences for the UM students and faculty who C a m pparticipate a i g n f o r tin h ethem. University

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M apping o u r W ay F orward

The University of Miami is one of the great success stories of U.S. higher education. Fueled by our transformational Momentum campaign, which inspired record levels of generosity among alumni, friends, and partners and ultimately raised $1.4 billion, the University made historic progress during the past decade. In recent years the University’s ambitious goals and boundless energy have continued to attract powerful support. Today we are clearly on the map of top-tier institutions that are making a major impact on the world. Wherever you look at the U, you can see our passion for excellence and innovation. There is truly so much to be proud of: from the opportunities we offer outstanding students to the superb teaching and scholarship of our talented faculty, from the care we provide vulnerable neighbors to the entrepreneurial spirit that spawns exciting cross-disciplinary initiatives. Yet it is not the University of Miami way to rest on its laurels. With our dynamic leadership in place and a well-crafted plan for our future, we are poised to make even more extraordinary contributions in the years to come. We will prepare tomorrow’s leaders, cure devastating diseases, develop indispensable technologies, and build societal and environmental well-being. By investing in vital resources at this pivotal moment, Momentum2 will reward our shared commitment and multiply the University’s beneficial impacts on our community and the world. We are eager to have you at our side. Donna E. Shalala President 24


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T he S t u dent E x perience

Enhancing Learning, Transforming Lives The world is full of bright young minds burning to make their mark—and to make a difference. Momentum2 seeks to extend that opportunity to many more deserving students—and maximize the lifelong impact of a magnificent education.

A UM education is a game-

A scholarship is a life-

Learning takes place 24/7.

Great education transcends

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the classroom. UM students

imaginable background and pursuing a dazzling array of dreams, our students share passion, energy, and the potential to inspire and enlighten each other. This continual cross-fertilization energizes our campus environment—and helps prepare our students to thrive in the complex world that awaits them.

scholarship student and you’ll discover the power of philanthropy to open doors to the deserving. When financial barriers prevent young people from attending or completing their education at UM, it’s a loss to us all. That’s why raising some $200 million in scholarships to the University is one of the top priorities of Momentum2.

The University’s campus environments have come a long way in recent years, but there’s much more to do. Momentum2 will make it possible for the University to facilitate education in the round, from technology-rich classrooms to informal gathering places— and to attract the very best and brightest students.

conduct intricate research in high-tech labs, provide services in the local community, and gain hands-on experience in locales from Latin America to Southeast Asia. Momentum2 will make these high-impact learning experiences available to many more students.

Momentum2 will maximize the power of higher education at UM, transforming today’s energetic, ambitious students into tomorrow’s most enterprising and successful leaders.



Expanding Young Horizons

UM is committed to offering its students an education that prepares them to work and live in cultures around the world. In addition to established programs with more than 80 partner universities in 32 nations, UM recently developed distinctive “on-location” semester programs in Rome, the Galapagos Islands (left), the Galilee, and Prague. New programs in China, India, Africa, and Spain are now being planned. Study abroad is an increasingly critical element of a first-rate education, yet financial costs put this experience out of the reach of many students. Momentum2 goals include scholarships to greatly expand the number of UM students who can take advantage of global learning opportunities.

Supporting Student Success Varied University programs enable students to strengthen their skills, develop and apply their creativity and knowledge, and contribute to the University and South Florida communities. The award-winning Launch Pad mentors students in starting new ventures—both for-profit and nonprofit—and links them to the South Florida business community. The Toppel Career Center helps students identify and explore career options. The Camner Academic Resource Center sharpens study skills and offers individualized tutoring. The Office of Academic Enhancement provides academic advocacy for all students, with a special focus on those from underrepresented groups, including assistance to students applying for prestigious postThe Launch Pad at Toppel, led by Susan Amat (right), promotes college scholarships. The entrepreneurship as a career. Office of Civic and Community The dynamic program has more Engagement offers service than 2,000 student and alumni learning opportunities that members and has been replicated at six other universities. engage students in helping solve pressing community problems. Such programs represent significant opportunities to help students do their best and apply their learning in consequential ways.

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The School of Nursing and Health Studies is a leader in simulation training, which utilizes lifelike patient simulators in learning experiences that improve expertise and patient care.

Design for Learning The University of Miami’s campus environment was transformed in profound ways by major gifts received during the first Momentum campaign and in the years since. An array of further improvements—supporting learning and discovery in disciplines ranging from the lively arts to health care education—will foster the most relevant and powerful learning experiences possible and help attract the very best students to the ’Cane family. They include: State-of-the-art labs for neuroscience and nanotechnology research A full-featured simulation hospital at the School of Nursing and Health Studies, providing powerful training experiences for students and health professionals High-definition broadcast capabilities and other urgently needed technology upgrades in the School of Communication A Center for Experiential Music with flexible spaces that facilitate the Frost School of Music’s innovative, interactive approach to music education A new Theatre Arts Complex with a 600-seat proscenium theatre, sophisticated technical facilities, and faculty offices Major upgrades in studio space and design/fabrication laboratories for architecture and art students



When Dany Accilien came from Haiti to the United States at the age of 6, attending college was not on his list of dreams and aspirations. No one in his family had ever studied beyond high school—and financial resources for college were far beyond them. Today, however, Accilien is a UM sophomore in the School of Education, studying exercise physiology on a premed track—thanks to a first-generation Ronald A. Hammond scholarship made possible by the Coca-Cola Foundation. “Education,” Accilien says, “is the most important thing you can give to another person.”

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Born into a family active in both entrepreneurship and education, scholarship student Dhrushti Desai plans to apply the expertise she is gaining at the University’s School of Business Administration to the marketing of creative enterprises in New York City. “The financial support I received is one of the main reasons I was able to attend the University of Miami,” she says. “It’s given me the opportunity to further my education not only in terms of academics, but through diverse learning experiences. Scholarships can make a world of a difference for a bright student who wants to build a strong future—one scholarship, one chance, one lifetime.” 30


As a UM undergraduate, Sandra Suarez conducted studies with possible applications for wildlife management under the mentorship of faculty members including biology professor Michael Gaines.

Passion for Discovery The Student Experience: Key goals Enhance and improve the campus environment Expand scholarships to ensure access and diversity

It’s never too early to nurture a thirst for discovery. Sandra Suarez, B.S. ’11, first fell in love with scientific research at the age of 14. As an honors biology student at UM, she conducted intensive studies of a fungal glycoprotein that fosters regrowth of wildlife grazing areas in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. The University’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Community Outreach offers mentored research opportunities in virtually every academic discipline and on all three campuses. The office also provides summer lab experiences for local high school students, who learn how to conduct research while working alongside University students. Campaign funds will allow the office to expand its varied programs. “Research promotes critical thinking and is great preparation for many disciplines,” says biology professor Michael Gaines, who directs the program. “We provide students with experiences that allow them to get into competitive graduate programs and pursue their goals.” Suarez, for example, is now a graduate student in molecular biology at Vanderbilt University, where she is studying the biochemical pathways of breast cancer.

Deepen support for life-changing learning opportunities

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R esearch P rograms and F ac u lt y D e v elopment

Elevating Scholarship, Advancing Insights Stellar faculty, outstanding scholars, and a singular environment for nurturing learning and fostering discovery are at the heart of every great research university. All are central goals of Momentum2.

Outstanding programs demand a powerful com-

Excellent faculty require resources to be extraor-

Increasing our momentum demands major infra-

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to oceanography, mechanical engineering to molecular pharmacology, the University is home to acclaimed programs in diverse disciplines—including 12 now ranked among the top half nationwide by the prestigious National Research Council. Momentum2 will allow the University to devote additional resources to those programs that are poised to make major contributions to urgently important fields.

scholars are at the top of their fields. Their insights are reported in major media and published in prestigious journals. Through Momentum2, the University will support a breadth and depth of research and graduate programs comparable to those found among members of the AAU (Association of American Universities), which include the nation’s most respected research institutions.

Cutting-edge inquiry demands sophisticated laboratories, high-caliber core facilities, and robust administrative support. Excellent resources also allow research teams to garner major federal grants that fund important research and lead to real-world progress. Momentum2 is designed to improve key infrastructure— a cornerstone of success.

New knowledge yields endless dividends. Growing our cohort of topflight investigators will reduce teaching loads and allow a greater focus on research. Endowed chairs, expanded fellowships, and enhanced graduate stipends will attract world-class minds, support sophisticated studies, and inspire many of today’s undergraduate students to become tomorrow’s influential scholars.

Momentum2 will allow the University of Miami to build on a broad array of important breakthroughs—and take significant steps toward fulfilling its limitless potential.



Kerry Burnstein (right), director of the Sheila and David Fuente Graduate Program in Cancer Biology, reviews research conducted by Samia Khan, a doctoral student in the program.

Nurturing Next-Generation Knowledge Imagine working on ways to help our bodies’ immune systems fight cancer. Predict killer storms. Protect fragile coral reefs. Prevent global warming. Improve the lives of children with autism. Graduate students at the University are engaged in these and hundreds of other research endeavors. In addition to gaining preparation for future scholarly pursuits of their own, graduate students provide vital assistance to faculty members and inspiration and instruction to undergraduate students. Building greater support for graduate fellowships is a key priority of Momentum2. Competitive tuition grants and research stipends make it possible for graduate and doctoral students to pursue their studies and complete their programs without debt—thus allowing the University to attract stellar young scholars who promise to make superb contributions to their fields.

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Miller School of Medicine surgery professor Omaida Velazquez (left), the David Kimmelman Endowed Chair in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, is working with colleague Zhao-Jun Liu on translational studies of new ways to promote wound healing.

Endowing Excellence From leading insights in complex legal disciplines to pursuing cures for devastating disease, endowed faculty at the University of Miami are advancing knowledge in a multitude of ways. An endowed faculty chair provides the resources to fund a distinguished faculty member’s work, reward academic achievement, and support research breakthroughs or innovative teaching methods. Among the very highest honors a scholar can achieve, endowed chairs are a vital recruitment tool in the highly competitive world of higher education. Endowed professorships attract and honor leading scholars in path-breaking fields, providing vital flexibility to meet varied programmatic needs. All such endowments also help lower student-to-faculty ratios and free up University operating funds to meet other financial commitments. Momentum2 seeks to add faculty endowments across the University. Honoring their donors’ name in perpetuity, these gifts will serve to attract and recognize outstanding scholars who bring not only prominence to the University, but the innovation, leadership, and research that inspire students, advance knowledge, and invigorate the entire University community.



Rachel Silverstein, a doctoral student at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, received graduate scholarships from both the University of Miami and the National Science Foundation for her studies of coral reefs, which “host a huge majority of known life forms,” she says. “I’m trying to answer major questions about the future of our marine environment.” Silverstein notes that the financial support she received was as vital as the Rosenstiel School’s unique location in her decision to come to UM: “Gifts to graduate students are often the key factor in determining what they study, what discoveries they make, and where they make them.” T h e B r e a k t h r o u g h C a m pa i g n f o r t h e U n i v e r s i t y o f M i a m i


Biology professor Akira Chiba, an expert in molecular neuroscience, has been conducting groundbreaking studies of protein interactions in vivo—research that he likens to “a new kind of ecology, played out at the scale of nanometers.� An important tool in this work is an innovative photon-based microscope designed in collaboration with UM colleague and former student Daichi Kamiyama. Chiba has trained more than 20 doctoral and postdoctoral students in his laboratory, and advised doctoral students completing theses in mechanical engineering, biophysics, biochemistry, and computer science.



The new Cox Neuroscience Annex will add 37,700 square feet of state-of-the-art research space to UM’s interdisciplinary Cox Science Center.

Infrastructure to Support Inquiry Research Programs and Faculty

Technological advances are turbo-charging every aspect of modern life—and every academic discipline. It’s simply not possible to stay abreast of influential new developments, let alone lead them, without superb facilities and resources. This mandate acutely affects every aspect of graduate studies and research at the University.

Development: Key goals Enhance support for outstanding graduate students Strengthen infrastructure to facilitate discovery and attract stellar faculty Endow chairs and professorships to support transformative scholarship Build distinctive programs with strategic

A host of new and enhanced University facilities are planned to meet this need. Some, such as the Cox Neuroscience Annex on the Coral Gables campus and the SUSTAIN laboratory complex at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, have attracted significant federal support; all call for state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment representing an array of attractive naming opportunities. Shared resources play a major role in supporting research endeavors across the University. Now among the nation’s top 50 research library systems, University Libraries has made a major commitment to digitizing holdings that help foster discovery and collaboration. The Center for Computational Science’s supercomputing resources and support teams allow researchers to crunch unprecedented amounts of data and engage in productive investigations in genomics, meteorology, and many other fields. And the Office of Research provides an integrated network of services to facilitate scholarly activity, scientific discovery, and the responsible conduct of research. Momentum2 will present significant giving opportunities for philanthropic partners who wish to support the University’s quest for sophisticated new insights that hold the key to real-world innovation.


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B old S trides in B iomedicine

Saving Lives, Protecting Health A top 20 academic medical center drawing patients from near and far, a global force for better health, a locus of vital discoveries and biotech expertise: The Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine’s vision for 2020 is crystal clear.

Medicine moves fast— especially here. Miami is a

dynamic place to learn, to innovate, to practice health care that rises to—and transcends— every challenge it faces. The Miller School of Medicine sets the pace, providing living proof of the transformational impact of a superb and deeply collaborative biomedical enterprise.

Bench-to-bedside care isn’t just a catchphrase; it’s our

Every day, we open up

bedrock. From expertise that

Through comprehensive services in five counties and scores of outreach programs, the Miller School touches lives in countless ways. Our international medicine programs foster educational and clinical partnerships that attract patients from around the world, improve care in distant locales, and forge unforgettable lessons in healing.

swings immediately into action for life-or-death emergencies to the complexities of treating cancer or preserving eyesight for a lifetime, our patient care reflects state-of-the-art insights and interdisciplinary teamwork. Philanthropic support plays a vital role, allowing our physician-scientists to discover what’s possible—then make it happen.

new worlds of well-being.

Effective care tomorrow demands outstanding education today. Medicine is decoding the human genome in unprecedented detail—yet still fights deadly diseases and vast health disparities. Highly trained physicians and scientists will lead the charge and light the way. That’s why scholarships and fellowships for future health care professionals—and the educational resources to prepare them for productive careers in a rapidly changing field—are key Momentum2 goals.

Momentum2 will make it possible for the University of Miami to meet today’s health care needs. To anticipate tomorrow’s. And to make historic progress toward the major advances that are now within our grasp.



Leading an Ambitious Fundraising Initiative

Stuart Miller, a University trustee and executive board member of the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, is the standard-bearer of his family’s outstanding tradition of generosity and commitment to the medical school, which received a $100 million naming gift from the Miller family during the first Momentum campaign. To lead the Miller School of Medicine’s quest to raise $1 billion in the new campaign, Miller is serving as chair of the Momentum2 Medical School Leadership Committee.

Delivering Progress to Patients Even groundbreaking insights would have limited impact without sophisticated facilities where cuttingedge therapies can be provided. Momentum2 priorities for the Miller School of Medicine include modernized laboratories, diagnostic technologies, and renovated patient care facilities at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. The University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park, which opened its first building in 2011, will unite research, clinical trials, and patient services in several Miller School of Medicine centers of excellence.

University of Miami Hospital, a clinical cornerstone for the Miller School and UHealth – University of Miami Health System, is slated for improvements including a new clinical/administrative tower and renovations of several patient care facilities—appealing opportunities for donors seeking to make a direct impact on patient care. Other key Momentum2 biomedical enterprise priorities include a comprehensive initiative to implement the latest surgical technologies in operating facilities throughout the medical campus.

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Studies such as those led by Cherie Stabler, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and director of tissue engineering at the Diabetes Research Institute, receive major support from the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation.

Turning Visions into Reality Across the Miller School of Medicine and UHealth, pioneering discoveries are paving the way to unprecedented patient care. At the Diabetes Research Institute, physicians, scientists, and other investigators continue in their singular quest to find a cure for diabetes in our lifetime. At the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics and Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics, researchers are unlocking the genetic secrets of devastating diseases —insights that will bring effective new treatment strategies into view. At the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, transplants of living cells are repairing damaged hearts, improving outcomes for cancer patients, and closing painful wounds. At the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, researchers are learning how to use viruses—notorious for their ability to target human cells—as delivery systems for cancer vaccines. At the Biomedical Nanotechnology Institute, physician-scientists and biomedical engineers are designing nanotechnology devices smaller than the width of a human hair that could, some day soon, diagnose and even capture tumor cells before they turn deadly. And at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, a novel therapy for spinal cord injuries—Schwann cell transplantation—is now entering clinical trials, a milestone made possible by philanthropic support. These and many other research endeavors offer exciting opportunities to advance lifesaving biomedical discoveries during Momentum2.



Growing up in Iowa, Matt Pipho, M.S. ’11, always knew he wanted to become a physician. His first step on the path to achieving that goal was an Eldredge endowed athletic scholarship at the University, where he played various positions along the offensive line of UM’s football team while tackling a rigorous, science-heavy course load. Before completing his undergraduate studies, Pipho volunteered at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Now, after graduating with a major in biology, he is a scholarship student at the Miller School of Medicine and plans to become a radiologist.

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Maria Abreu, professor of medicine and the Martin H. Kalser, M.D., Ph.D. Endowed Chair of Gastroenterology at the Miller School of Medicine, leads a research team studying diseases such as Crohn’s disease, IBD (inflammatory bowel disease), and colorectal cancer. Abreu and her colleagues have made significant discoveries about the development of colorectal cancer, the third-deadliest malignancy in the U.S., and have created a large tissue and DNA database that could yield fresh insights into IBD. Abreu notes that endowed chairs, stipends for post-doctoral research fellows, and other generous donations contribute significantly to her research: “Philanthropy is, in many ways, the catalyst for the work we do.” 42


University rescue activities after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti began with medical relief services led by the Miller School’s Barth Green, cofounder of Project Medishare.

Building a Healthier Community Miller school

Miller School of Medicine public health initiatives, many made possible by philanthropic support, make an enormous positive impact on the lives of our neighbors. These programs include advocacy and education to help underserved neighborhoods fighting chronic disease, primary health services for children in several Miami-Dade schools, and annual health fairs staffed by UM medical students.

of medicine: key goals Build a biomedical research powerhouse Invest in leading-edge facilities and equipment Transform the face of medicine/clinical initiatives Train the next generation of physician-scientists

The Miller School’s definition of “community” extends beyond South Florida. Reaching out to the people of Haiti after the devastating earthquake of January 2010, UM medical faculty members began arriving in Port-au-Prince within 24 hours to deliver emergency care for survivors— the first, urgently needed steps in what would become a massive, University-wide relief effort. The University is dedicated to leveraging its distinctive intellectual assets in transformative ways to spearhead new public health insights—and to produce a generation of leaders with the expertise to promote well-being across diverse populations. Toward that end, the University has recently launched an innovative M.D./M.P.H. program at the Miller School, as well as a B.S. program in public health at the School of Nursing and Health Studies. When our neighbors are healthier, so is our community as a whole—which is why gifts to public health research, education, and services provide truly priceless benefits.

and public health leaders

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C ampaign G oals

Enriching Learning across the University The University of Miami encompasses an unusual variety of schools, colleges, and programs for a private academic institution of its size, providing students with extraordinary opportunities to explore their interests and customize their studies. The more than 157,000 living alumni whose lives were transformed by both their academic experiences and their participation in the U’s unique campus community are among the University’s most important constituencies.

UM alumni contributed in record numbers to the first Momentum campaign and will play a key role in Momentum2. In addition to giving generously to their respective programs and new initiatives, alumni are the

cornerstone of the University’s Annual Fund. This vital resource complements capital campaign efforts by providing immediate, flexible support for top priorities such as student aid and enhanced learning opportunities.

The Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center, a magnificent facility funded exclusively by alumni contributions, vividly reflects the generosity of UM alumni during the first Momentum campaign.

For more information on the campaign goals highlighted in the pages that follow, visit To learn more about the Annual Fund, visit



School of Architecture Innovation and tradition bring out the best in each other at the School of Architecture, where a hands-on curriculum inspires students to pursue excellence in every facet of the built environment. The school—a global leader in the influential New Urbanism movement—emphasizes dynamic learning experiences that range from community planning and creating a vision for Miami’s public waterfront to designing innovative buildings. With support from Momentum2, the school plans to endow one named professorship for distinguished faculty and add stateof-the-art studio and fabrication space. Study abroad programs, curriculum offerings in interior design and real estate development, and the school’s digital resources, which include the archives for New Urbanism, will be expanded. Undergraduate and graduate scholarships will provide outstanding students the opportunity to research and travel. The school also welcomes inquiries from supporters who are interested in naming opportunities to further strengthen this extraordinary resource for the quality of urban and residential life in the 21st century.

College of Arts and Sciences

School of Business Administration

Home to outstanding programs that reflect intellectual excellence, encourage discovery, and foster creative cross-fertilization across the spectrum of humanities, arts, and sciences—from theatre to biology and psychology to political science—the College of Arts and Sciences is the true heart of the University. Whether or not a UM student pursues a major in one of its many fields of study, all are touched by the college—the University’s largest academic unit—where they learn critical thinking skills that will last a lifetime, get exposed to global educational opportunities, and gain a deeper understanding of the world.   Innovative cross-learning “clusters” of scholarship and collaborative programs— interdisciplinary centers that combine the insights of humanities and the sciences— are central priorities at the college. New and improved facilities to be funded with assistance from Momentum2 include integrated science laboratories, state-of-theart functional MRI imaging equipment that will advance understanding of the brain and nervous system, and a new theatre to enhance performing arts presentations. Additional priorities are expansion of research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, resources for faculty development, endowed chairs, and the fostering of distinctive graduate programs.

The School of Business Administration develops innovative ideas and leaders to meet the pressing challenges facing global business and society. In its quest to become a premier institution for international business education and research, the school draws on impressive strengths: a world-class faculty, the University’s collaborative spirit, a location that provides exceptional access to business and the fast-growing markets of Latin America, and a worldwide network of high-achieving alumni and corporate partners.

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Through Momentum2, the school plans to expand international learning opportunities and programs, provide experiential learning activities that engage students in business and community organizations, and build distinctive programs in health care, real estate, and entrepreneurship. Its goals include support for exceptional students at all levels, as well as chaired and visiting professorships to bring outstanding faculty from around the world to the school. The school also hopes to develop new facilities that will provide the right space to support its strategy and keep pace with distinguished peer institutions. Inquiries are welcomed regarding potential naming opportunities related to centers, programs, and the school itself.


School of Communication


School of Education

College of Engineering

New media and converging technologies are transforming the way people around the world communicate with each other and address societal challenges. The School of Communication is embracing these trends while providing students with powerful learning opportunities in settings ranging from network news to international development. As a result of the school’s commitment to both rigor and relevance, its alumni are thriving in a broad array of communication careers while advancing the community connections and intercultural understanding that are so essential in our globalized world.

The School of Education is a comprehensive, highly regarded center of excellence for the study and promotion of physical, psychological, and intellectual well-being in multicultural communities. Among its recent achievements are an undergraduate degree program in human and social development; the Dunspaugh-Dalton Community and Educational Well-Being Research Center; dramatic growth in the exercise kinesiology program, with a new premedicine track; a master’s program in community and social change; and a newly approved master’s degree program in nutrition for health and human performance.

Customer-driven and productivity-focused, engineering has transformed the way we live and work in the 21st century. The College of Engineering, one of the nation’s most diverse centers of engineering education, helps students acquire the critical thinking, problem solving, and continuous learning skills necessary to build successful careers in the fast-changing world of engineered goods and services. In collaboration with other University schools, the college is renowned for its research in health care and technobiology, informatics and risk management, and sustainable systems.

To keep pace with the rapid changes in the field, the school seeks to upgrade its studios and facilities to allow for highdefinition broadcasts. Momentum2 gifts are also sought to support a technology fund in the school, diverse hands-on learning experiences for its students, endowed chairs in all of the school's programs, and the creation of new centers of excellence in disciplines such as strategic communication, health communication, interactive media, and global communication. The school, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2010, also welcomes inquiries regarding naming opportunities to honor a quarter-century of outstanding communication education and increase its influence on the world.

School needs to be met by Momentum2 include two endowed chairs—one to spearhead a new doctoral program in community research and action—and an endowed professorship for the counseling psychology program. Funds also will support student scholarships; new programs in nutrition, strength and conditioning, and other areas that complement the school’s holistic approach to enhancing well-being; and groundbreaking initiatives such as the Laboratory for Applied and Clinical Physiology, the Community and Educational Well-Being Research Center, the Institute of Individual and Family Counseling, and the master’s degree program for Teach For America participants and other education professionals.

The college’s Momentum2 goals include corporate endowments for multidisciplinary design projects that provide open-ended capstone experiences; named undergraduate scholarships and doctoral fellowships; named junior and senior professorships; and named research institutes within its centers of excellence. The college plans to migrate its research and educational software to a self-developed cloud of servers, to involve all undergraduates in the growing research enterprise, and to expand nanotechnology offerings in the disciplines of chemical and materials engineering. A near-doubling of tenure-track faculty, a tenfold increase in research funding, a near-tripling of master’s and doctoral students, and a new Engineering Innovation Complex will provide critical mass for the college’s ambitious initiatives.


School of Law With its strategic location, distinguished faculty, global perspective, and comprehensive curriculum, the School of Law is a living laboratory for legal education that primes graduates for success in a profession becoming more international every day. Among its many remarkable recent innovations is LawWithoutWalls, which brings together students, faculty, practitioners, and entrepreneurs from around the nation and the world to foster innovation in legal education and practice. Momentum2 will enable the school to provide scholarships for outstanding young students, support brilliant faculty at the peak of their productivity, expand visiting professorships, develop innovative strategies for global legal education, and fund community-based clinics. The school seeks funds to provide substantive support for its novel Legal Corps Postgraduate Fellowships Program, which provides stipends to recent graduates who take fellowship posts in the government or nonprofit sectors. An infusion of financial resources will help develop initiatives that foster entrepreneurial skills, collaborative programs focusing on specialized fields, and full use of new technologies. There also will be many naming opportunities in a major structural addition to the School of Law, part of a proposed and muchneeded renovation.  

Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music

The Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine is one of the nation’s leading centers of medical care and education and a global force for biomedical progress in the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, spinal cord injury, sight and hearing loss, congenital disorders in infants and children, and many other serious conditions. Among the school’s faculty are renowned experts in emerging biomedical disciplines such as genomics, stem cell therapies, fetal surgery, and nanotechnology. The school delivers care through a vast infrastructure that includes University of Miami Hospital, while its international programs span the world.

The nation’s premier innovator in higher music education, the Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music has honed an immersive, technology-rich model that cross-trains stellar young musicians. With 350 concerts each year on campus and beyond, as well as pioneering programs such as the M.M./J.D. music business and law degree, Frost Experiential Music Curriculum, Henry Mancini Institute, Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music program, Stamps Music Scholars program, Stamps Distinguished Visitors Series, Festival Miami, and Frost MusicReach outreach initiative, the school is deeply involved in South Florida’s cultural life. 

Momentum2 will support the Miller School’s quest to build a 21st-century biomedical enterprise that not only responds effectively to disease and disability, but creates proactive interventions to support health over a lifetime. New support for education and research programs, scholarships, infrastructure, and translational medicine initiatives will enable the Miller School to become one of the nation’s top 20 medical schools by 2020 as well as a premier medical destination for South Florida and points beyond, emerge as a major international biotechnology and biomedical hub, increase its international reach, and enhance Miami’s reputation.

The Frost School’s top priority is a LEEDcompliant Experiential Music Building with state-of-the-art multimedia and interactive capabilities. Also planned are a new Recital Hall and a grand entrance and music quad to integrate newer buildings with the Weeks Music Library and Weeks Center for Recording and Performance. Endowed scholarships and student stipends will allow the school to compete effectively for outstanding students. Other goals include endowments to retain top faculty, recruit renowned musicians as visiting or permanent faculty, and expand traveling programs, as well as increased support for community outreach and mentorship programs.

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School of Nursing and Health Studies A center of groundbreaking education and research, the School of Nursing and Health Studies nurtures a culturally diverse faculty and student population of visionaries who are transforming 21st-century health care. Global multicultural initiatives include the NIH-funded Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research (El Centro), dedicated to improving minority health, and the prestigious WHO/ PAHO Collaborating Centre, dedicated to achieving “Health for All.” The school also houses the International Academy for Clinical Simulation and Research. Through Momentum2, the school aspires to a groundbreaking dream: building a five-story simulation hospital on the Coral Gables campus. This state-of-the-art facility, which would be the only one of its kind in the U.S., will use cutting-edge methods to educate students and the South Florida and global health care communities. Endowed chairs in patient safety, cancer, and obesity/diabetes are also a priority to enhance the school’s multicultural and diverse programs. New support is also sought for scholarships that will enable the school to attract and educate the next generation of nursing professionals. Funds raised through Momentum2 will help ease the nursing shortage and educate future generations of health care leaders prepared to meet the challenges of providing high-quality, safe, and accessible health care for everyone. 48

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Located in a richly varied marine region that reflects environmental sensitivities and issues at all scales, the Rosenstiel School is one of the nation’s premier oceanographic and atmospheric research and education institutions. Areas of special focus include marine ecosystems conservation; fisheries management; tropical storm (e.g., hurricane) prediction and impacts on the built environment; global and regional climate; marine acidification; marine biomedicine; and marine geology. The school’s distinctive curriculum includes UGalapagos, an immersive experience in a unique island ecosystem, and the Professional Master of Science program. Central priorities for the school include endowments to attract exceptional faculty members and top graduate students, scholarships, and a state-of-the-art seawater research building to foster greater understanding of air-sea interactions and the marine environment. With all its facilities more than 30 years old, the school’s infrastructure requires extensive updates to support leading-edge research, remain competitive for major federal grants, and attract outstanding faculty and students. Funds raised through Momentum2 will help position the school at the pinnacle of institutions pursuing effective solutions for urgent marine and atmospheric issues on a local, regional, and global scale.

Department of Intercollegiate Athletics The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, which includes 17 intercollegiate athletic teams and 150 staff members, is dedicated to developing and supporting the University’s 400+ student-athletes in their efforts to achieve personal, academic, and athletic excellence. UM student athletes have won 21 team National Championships, 71 individual National Championships, and earned 400-plus AllAmerica honors. In the academic arena, the Hurricanes continue to raise their profile by outperforming the NCAA averages. The department-wide Graduation Success Rate (GSR) was a record 89 percent in 2011 and has been steadily improving over the last seven years. In order to fund a nationally competitive program and provide our student-athletes with the resources they need to achieve excellence, Athletics must aggressively grow its support base and further develop infrastructure through private giving. Momentum2 is critical to providing studentathletes with the necessary resources to reestablish the University’s athletic excellence and build upon the academic growth of the last decade.


University Libraries

Lowe Art Museum

A valuable partner in the scholarship and research enterprises of the University, UM Libraries have recently taken bold steps to expand and digitize important collections while concurrently enhancing physical infrastructure. Collections now include 3.5 million volumes, including many e-books, and more than 80,000 current print and electronic serials, placing the system among the top 50 research libraries in North America.

A vital part of the University and one of the region’s most extraordinary cultural resources, the Lowe Art Museum offers an array of exhibitions and educational programs, contributes to scholarly research, and preserves historically significant art and artifacts. Since opening in 1952 as the first freestanding art museum in South Florida, the Lowe, now administered by the College of Arts and Sciences, has vividly reflected the area’s rich cultural diversity and dramatic growth over six decades.

Momentum2 will empower the Libraries to build the UM Virtual Library, providing access to information anywhere at any time, and access will be broadened to services in the digital humanities, digital scholarship, and the e-sciences. The campaign also will support innovation in the presentation and documentation of scholarship in digital spaces, and UM’s Academic Computing and Digital Media Labs will be expanded to help students to work in these new frontiers. Another key goal is to build unique and distinctive collections: the Special Collections, the University Archives, and the Cuban Heritage Collection. Momentum2 will support the acquisition and preservation of rare source materials to build even more distinctive, important holdings at the University. The campaign will also provide endowment for key positions to lead centers of excellence.

Through resources raised in Momentum2, the Lowe plans to enhance its service to the University and the community at large by expanding programming such as family days, named lectures by noted experts, and workshops for students and the general public. The museum’s role as a center of education will be strengthened through the creation of an arts study center where students can work directly with art objects, and a new sculpture garden will provide a dramatic setting for outdoor events. Endowed funds are sought for the directorship of the museum to ensure continuity of outstanding leadership in this critical position. Among the Lowe’s campaign goals are philanthropic donations for the acquisition of art that advances the museum’s specific collecting needs; gifts of such works are also welcome.

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Undergraduate Experience Undergraduate learning grounds a University of Miami education. To continue its upward trajectory and ever-improving quality, the University’s strategic plan calls for the strengthening of a distinctive and vibrant undergraduate experience that will allow the University to attract even more of the nation’s most accomplished high school students. Resources raised by Momentum2 will improve facilities and programs that are essential to vital student life, including the Student Activities Center Complex, the new Toppel Career Center, the Patti and Alan Herbert Wellness Center, and the Launch Pad. Key campaign priorities include support for the Office of Academic Enhancement, which strengthens a UM education through scholarships and other assistance, and the Office of Civic and Community Engagement, which applies academic study and inquiry to the enrichment of community life. Campaign funds will also support essential study abroad programs, undergraduate research opportunities, and a new University-wide health care career advising center.


F u lfilling E d u cation ’ s Vast P otential

As native Miamians, we have been enormously gratified as our vibrant, multicultural city—and the University that shares both its name and its spirit—gain broad recognition for their unique contributions to every aspect of contemporary life. Today the University of Miami is, indisputably, one of the world’s great academic institutions. The University’s remarkable achievements are the direct result of a clear vision and relentless focus on getting better every day. These achievements, in turn, attract outstanding students and faculty, further improving the quality of education and research at the U. Continuing this cycle of progress demands strategic investments in institutional priorities such as innovative interdisciplinary programs, state-of-the-art facilities, and the recruitment of outstanding scholars. Student scholarships, which make such a dramatic difference in young lives, offer wonderful philanthropic opportunities. And, to ensure the University’s long-term stability, its endowment must be greatly strengthened. The University of Miami’s commitment to excellence has inspired, in our own family, a tradition of service to the University for more than 85 years—and an emotional connection that has deepened as our own son pursues his education at UM. The Momentum2 campaign promises to build the University’s beneficial impact in countless ways—including many that none of us can yet imagine. We invite you to join us in this historic initiative. Leonard and Jayne Abess Campaign Chairs 50


Playing a Pivotal Role The volunteer vice chairs of the Momentum2 campaign are visionary partners of the University of Miami. Their extraordinary support spans decades, programs, and geography—and their campaign leadership reflects the energetic spirit and broad reach of Momentum2. Tracey and Bruce Berkowitz

Eddie and Joanne Dauer

Paul and Swanee DiMare

Ana and Joe Echevarria

Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia

Ted and Christine Schwartz

Roe and Penny Stamps

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Continuing our Momentum Supporting academic resources, learning opportunities, and strategic initiatives throughout the University of Miami, Momentum2 will firmly establish the University as one of the nation’s most renowned centers of higher education, research, and innovation: a place where breakthroughs and beginnings continually replenish each other in a dynamic cycle that nurtures tomorrow’s leaders, expands knowledge, and enhances quality of life for our community and our world. We look forward to partnering with you in this exciting endeavor. Sergio M. Gonzalez Senior Vice President for University Advancement and External Affairs


K e y C ampaign G oals

(2000 – 2007)

$1.4 billion raised

Scholarships and Student Support

$ 210 M


Faculty Support and Research

$ 580M

$1.6 billion goal

Programs and General Support

$ 470M

TOTAL: $3 billion to propel

New Buildings and Facility Improvements

$ 340M

the University of Miami into the


$ 1.6B

(2008 – 2016)

uppermost echelon of higher education in the U.S.

For more details about Momentum2, please contact the Division of University Advancement at 305-284-4443 or visit .



University of Miami Board of Trustees Leonard Abess Chair Wayne E. Chaplin Vice Chair William L. Morrison Vice Chair Senior Members Michael I. Abrams Betty G. Amos Stanley H. Arkin Jose P. Bared Fred Berens M. Anthony Burns Charles E. Cobb Nicholas A. Crane Edward A. Dauer Carlos M. de la Cruz, Sr. Enrique C. Falla Phillip Frost

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Phillip T. George Rose Ellen Greene Arthur H. Hertz David Kraslow Arva Parks McCabe Carlos A. Saladrigas Eduardo M. SardiĂąa Ronald G. Stone Robert C. Strauss Patricia W. Toppel David R. Weaver G. Ed Williamson II Thomas D. Wood National Members Adrienne Arsht Nicholas A. Buoniconti Steven J. Green Carlos M. Gutierrez Lois Pope f o r Alex t h eE.URodrĂ­guez niversity of

Regular Members Leonard Abess Hilarie Bass Jon Batchelor Tracey P. Berkowitz Joaquin F. Blaya Norman Braman Marc A. Buoniconti Alfred R. Camner Wayne E. Chaplin Dara Collins Laura G. Coulter-Jones Paul J. DiMare Joseph Echevarria David L. Epstein Richard D. Fain George Feldenkreis Michael B. Fernandez Thelma V. A. Gibson Barbara Hecht Havenick J. Holifield M i aMarilyn mi

John P. Hussman Manuel Kadre William A. Koenigsberg Bernard J. Kosar Jayne Sylvester Malfitano Robert A. Mann Roger J. Medel Stuart A. Miller William L. Morrison Judi Prokop Newman Jorge M. Perez Aaron S. Podhurst Hal F. Rosenbluth Matthew E. Rubel Steven J. Saiontz M. Christine Schwartz Laurie S. Silvers H. T. Smith, Jr. Steven Sonberg E. Roe Stamps, IV Barbara A. Weintraub

Ex Officio Members Patrick K. Barron Alumni Association Steven J. Brodie, Esq. Citizens Board John E. Calles Alumni Association Dany Garcia Alumni Association Peggy M. Hollander Citizens Board Donna E. Shalala President of the University

Emeriti Members Bernyce Adler Paul L. Cejas Victor E. Clarke Edward W. Easton Gloria Estefan Alfonso Fanjul Peter T. Fay David I. Fuente Florence Hecht M. Lee Pearce Fredric G. Reynolds Frank Scruggs Marilyn Segal Robert H. Simms Gonzalo Valdes-Fauli Marta S. Weeks Frances L. Wolfson Charles J. Zwick As of February 2012

University of Miami Division of University Advancement P.O. Box 248073 Coral Gables, Florida 33124

305-284-4443 Phone 305-284-4985 Fax

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