Tag Archives: UM Homecoming

Off-Field Battles Forged Hall of Famer

Cancer free, quarterback Jim Kelly returns to the U It was the game that put Miami Hurricanes football on the map—a November 1979 road matchup against powerful Penn State. Making his first collegiate start at quarterback for Miami was Jim Kelly, a kid from East Brady, Pennsylvania, who grew up dreaming about playing for the […]

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Big Picture Winter 2014

Big Picture A snapshot of the U today       Light Up the Night Alumni Weekend 2013 drew more than 1,800 ’Canes from around the globe. Nick Gangemi, ’16, The Miami Hurricane’s assistant photo editor, took the opportunity to showcase the U’s newest building, the Student Activities Center, illuminated by brilliant pyrotechnics.

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Big Picture Spring 2013

Big Picture A snapshot of the U today Fire, Fire, Burning Bright UM’s boat burning tradition, first launched in 1956 before the big game against the Pitt Panthers, continued on October 19, 2012, during Homecoming. According to lore, if the boat’s mast breaks and hits water before the flaming craft sinks, the ’Canes will carry […]

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