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Senior spends summer with Major League Baseball
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Senior spends summer with Major League Baseball

Although she never hit a home run in her life, baseball brought senior Alexandria Rogers to the Dominican Republic (DR) last summer. She didn’t play the sport, but worked in the Caribbean nation as an intern with the Major League Baseball offices for 10 weeks. The Atlanta native found a way to combine her love…

Sweat with Vets
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Sweat with Vets

First-year MBA graduate student Aaron Hommerding did five box jumps during an obstacle course challenge and individual fitness event called “Sweat with Vets," helping out homeless veterans. The event was sponsored by The University of Miami Veteran Students Organization VSO on April 2nd on the green. Mingyue Bao // Contributing Photographer Sophomore Eric-Dillan Smith participated...
Education graduate program aims for global well-being
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Education graduate program aims for global well-being

To finish her master’s degree, UM graduate student Jasmine Rosa will pack her passion for making a difference and head off to Macedonia, a Balkan nation off the beaten path. In about seven months, she will head overseas in the Peace Corps as part of a recently developed School of Education graduate program. The master’s…

Professor takes different approach to elementary math
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Professor takes different approach to elementary math

A new after-school program that aims to make math education more effective and enjoyable has reconnected UM with a local elementary school. Jennifer Langer-Osuna, a School of Education professor, is working on a research project at West Lab Elementary School that looks into how kids work together to solve math problems. The School of Education…

Photos of the Week
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Photos of the Week

Zach Deputy looped and layered chord progressions, bass, beat boxing, drum sounds, vocals, and guitar at the Rathskeller on Tuesday night. Deputy is best known for his style of island-infused drum n' bass gospel ninja soul music. Victorica McKaba // Contributing Photographer Students were encourage to sign a Pledge to be Kind at the First...
Hillary Clinton visits BankUnited Center Wednesday night
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Hillary Clinton visits BankUnited Center Wednesday night

POLITICAL PROWESS: Former Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton visited campus Wednesday night to address students. President Donna E. Shalala, who served as United States Secretary of Health and Human Services while Clinton was first lady, introduced Clinton to the stage. “She is my friend and colleague and we share too many memories to count,”…

Chinese New Year
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Chinese New Year

Dragon dance performed by the John Wait Kung Fu Academy during the third annual lunar Chinese New Years celebration at the University of Miami on Feb. 3, 2014. The celebration that signified the beginning of the Lunar New Year was hosted by the Asian American Students Association (AASA) and the Chinese Students and Scholars Association...
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