Vice Admiral James Crawford III
Friday, January 19, 2018

Vice Admiral James W. Crawford III, LL.M. ’92, understands the importance of the law of the sea. “Many nations desire to extend their sovereignty over offshore waters,” said Crawford. “There are issues over fishing rights, oil and gas...

Image of children working in a classroom
Friday, January 19, 2018
First Star Academy

The room is filled with possibility, and promise. Ten soon-to-be ninth-graders, members of the University of Miami’s inaugural First Star Academy, are being taught to envision a future most of them would...

Bill VanderWyden
Thursday, January 18, 2018

William P. VanderWyden III lives a blessed life. He has passion: in his shepherding of Miami Law students as assistant dean of professionalism, in his work in his church, with his family, in his travels, in music, and in engaging in...

Professor Andrew Dawson
Thursday, January 18, 2018

A major commercial bankruptcy has ripple effects that extend far beyond the company’s shareholders and creditors. “People lose their jobs, landlords lose tenants and vendors lose a customer,” said Professor Andrew Dawson, a Miami Law faculty...

Doug Gaston
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Dawn breaks quietly in the Atlantic Ocean on the edge of the warm and swift Gulf Stream current off the coast of Lighthouse Point, Florida. Wavelets slap at the sides of Doug Gaston’s Game On!, a 40-foot Cabo Express, as bait joins hooks and...

George Harper
Thursday, January 18, 2018

After attorney George “Rocky” Harper passed away in early 2017, members of his firm, friends, and family established an endowed scholarship at Miami Law as a tribute to Harper’s deep commitment to his alma mater. 

Judge Jordan
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Judge Adalberto “Bert” Jordan, J.D. ’87, believes in the importance of lifelong learning. Throughout his distinguished career in private practice and public service, including his current role on the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals,...

Patricia Redmond
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Patricia A. Redmond, B.A. ’75, J.D. ’79, has stayed closely connected to Miami Law throughout her professional career. She enjoys teaching bankruptcy courses as an adjunct professor, coaching the bankruptcy moot court team, and helping...

Donna Shalala and Manny Diaz
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Former Miami Mayor and Miami Law graduate Manny Diaz, J.D. ’80, is giving back to the school that helped launch his career—in the hopes of doing the same for others. It’s a gift based on personal experience, with a view toward the future....

Sergio Campos
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Professor Sergio J. Campos enjoys challenging the accepted wisdom. “I like to take something that is considered common sense and take a fresh look at the concept,” he said. “I’m also a great believer in the power of creativity—in students,...