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University of Miami

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The University of Miami is a private university in the city of Coral Gables, Florida in metropolitan Miami, Florida. The university is ranked among the top academic institutions in the southeastern United States and is well-known for business, medicine, marine biology, and music. It has a student body of over 15,000.

The university was founded in 1926, when a major hurricane hit the area. For this reason, the university adopted the moniker "Hurricanes" for its athletic programs.

Its president is former Clinton cabinet member and Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala.

The university has been very successful in major collegiate sports, winning five national championships in American football and four in baseball.

Famous alumni

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This page was last modified 22:52, 4 December 2008 by Andrew Sylvia. Based on work by dKosopedia user(s) Corncam, Allamakee Democrat, Dkos and Kerry04. Content is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.

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