2000:

School of Communication welcomes its first four Ph.D. students

UM Menís Basketball team advances to "Sweet 16" of the NCAA Tournament and wins a share of the Big East regular season title

School of Medicine dedicates Lois Pope LIFE Center; houses the Universityís neuroscience research programs and the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

2001:

President Edward T. Foote retires; becomes UM Chancellor

Donna Shalala becomes fifth President of the University of Miami

UM Baseball Team wins its fourth College World Series national championship

Francis L. Wolfson Building dedicated; becomes new home to the School of Communication

Groundbreaking for Ryder Convocation Center

School of Medicine dedicates new Batchelor Childrenís Research Institute

2002:

Fifth football national championship after the Rose Bowl victory over the University of Nebraska