On December 27, the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH) celebrated its twentieth birthday. This is the day that in 1996 the Cortes Valencianas approved founding the UMH, and it was a few months later, in September 1997, that the UMH began teaching its very first classes. To mark this anniversary, the UMH has constituted a commission to put several activities in motion.
The Board of Trustees at the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH) has announced the winners of the twelfth edition of the Board of Trustees Awards in all of its categories. A public ceremony to present the awards will be held on March 16, starting at twelve o'clock in the Auditorium of the Rectorado & Consejo Social building on the Elche Campus.
The Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH) and the Alicante Press Association (APA) have announced the seventh edition of the Pepe Andreu Radio Award for journalism, which was created in 2008 by both institutions to honor this Elche journalist. This award, endowed with 3,000 euros in prize money, strives to stimulate the work of radio professionals.
The Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH) has initiated a pioneering project among Spanish universities based on creating a white paper on innovative learning spaces. This initiative is being funded by the UMH Vice Rectorate for Infrastructure, and organized by the Vice Rectorate for Research and Innovation and Campus Habitat 5U. Its objective is to produce a complete specifications manual for the construction of the next university building, which is intended for the journalism and audiovisual communication programs.
The Plenary of the Board of Trustees of the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH) has approved in its ordinary session the academic institution's 2017 budget, a figure that increases to 101,044,627 euros. This amount represents an overall increase of 3.7% with respect to the preceding year.