UM Senior Wins Prestigious Debate Award

By: Jabria Roscoe Julia Lynch, an avid debater and finance and legal studies major at UM, is the recipient of the prestigious Julia Burke Award for Character and Excellence. Lynch received the award at the American Debate Association National Championship tournament on Mar. 8 in Las...

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UM Debate Team Wins 2020 Social Justice Debates

The University of Miami is the 2020 Social Justice Debates National Champion. The UM team of Angelica Fromer, a senior studying international studies and public advocacy, and Delphine Leoue Ngoko Djomo, a sophomore studying political science, brought home the championship after several rounds of intense...

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2020 UM Presidential Debate Watch


The University of Miami debate team is working with the Commission on Presidential Debates to host virtual debate watches for the 2020 Presidential Debates on September 29 and October 22, and the Vice Presidential Debate on October 7.

• Pre-debate show featuring Q&A with Professors David Steinberg and Patrick Waldinger, Directors of UM Debate

• Viewer chat during the debate in real time

• Surveys conducted to measure audience response

• Moderated interactive post-debate discussion


*Registration required*

Click the debate below to register for the virtual debate watch

9/29 Presidential Debate

10/7 Vice Presidential Debate

10/22 Presidential Debate

Watch the 2017 ACC Debates

The 2017 ACC Debate Tournament streamed live from the University of Miami School of Communication in Coral Gables, Florida on April 1-2, 2017.