Elizabeth De Armas

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Civic Scholars recognized leadership, academics

The Office of Civic and Community Engagement (CCE) partnered with the William R. Butler Center for Volunteer Service and Leadership and created the University of Miami Civic Scholars Program, which recognized students for their academic success and leadership roles in the community. This program was designed to allow students to continue the requirements for their…

Opinion

Chase dreams, passion during college

Fourteen years ago I sported orange and green hair, a Sebastian tattoo on my right cheek and a University of Miami cheerleading outfit. I stood on top of the bleachers at the Orange Bowl and cheered for the football team. I was as close to my dream as I thought I ever would be, until…

Edge, Reviews

Thoroughly Modern Millie roars through the ’20s

Set in the roaring 1920’s in New York City, “Thoroughly Modern Millie” is anything but boring. And at The Roxy Theatre, there is no exception. The play tells the story of small-town girl Millie Dillmount, who moves to the Big Apple in search for a husband with money, not in search for a husband with…

Campus Life, News

Civic Scholars recognizes leadership, academics

The Office of Civic and Community Engagement (CCE) has partnered with the William R. Butler Center for Volunteer Service and Leadership to create the University of Miami Civic Scholars Program, which will recognize students for their academic success and leadership roles in the community. This program is designed to allow students to continue the requirements…

Greek Life, News

Kappa Sigma returns for 75th anniversary

After four years of being banned from campus, Kappa Sigma Fraternity is returning to the University of Miami just in time to celebrate its 75th year anniversary on campus. According to a report published by The Miami Hurricane in February 2009, Kappa Sigma was punished by its international office due to “social and alcohol violations…

News

Launch Pad initiative targets start-up companies

In 2008, The Launch Pad opened its doors at the University of Miami with the goal to facilitate students’ business endeavors. Four years later, the Pad has gone viral. The Launch Pad has collaborated with public and private sectors, which include the Miami Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and Miami-Dade County, to create the Tech Accelerator….

News

UM drops seven spots in diversity ranking

The University of Miami once held the No. 1 spot for being the most diverse college campus in Princeton Review’s 2011 guidebook, The Best 373 Colleges. But when the 2013 guidebook, The Best 376 Colleges, was released last week – UM was ranked No. 8 – a demotion of seven spots in the category of…

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Jim Morris synonymous with Canes baseball

Morris became a coach at the young age of 24. He never realized how lucky he was until he looked back at all his accomplishments: playing professional baseball for the Boston Red Sox’s minor league team, travelling around the world representing the USA team as head coach twice, receiving a master’s degree in education, completing all the requirements for his Ph.D. except his dissertation, numerous “Coach of the Year” honors, and coaching several top-of-the-line college baseball teams, including UM.

Baseball, Sports

Jim Morris synonymous with Canes baseball

Morris became a coach at the young age of 24. He never realized how lucky he was until he looked back at all of his accomplishments: playing professional baseball for the Boston Red Sox minor league team, traveling around the world twice representing the USA team as head coach, receiving a Master’s degree in Education, completing all the requirements for his Ph.D. except his dissertation, numerous Coach of the Year honors and coaching several top-of-the-line college baseball teams, including UM.

Voices of Haiti
Edge

Voices of Haiti

Two years ago, journalists from all over the world took the first flight to Haiti to report the facts and details of the devastating earthquake. Included in this herd was the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, which decided to take on a different approach. They put a face behind the words to tell the story…

News

Students find time to give to less fortunate, volunteer in community

Volunteering is the reason for the season at the University of Miami. Students, faculty and alumni are putting on their Santa hats and getting ready to deliver gifts to children and elderly in need. Holiday Hope Tree (HHT), coordinated by the Butler Center for Leadership and Development, is the longest running toy drive on campus….

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