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Miller scientist dies at age 70
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Miller scientist dies at age 70

Professor Walter A. Scott, a researcher at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine since 1975, passed away Jan. 28. A professor for biochemistry and microbiology, Scott was an exceptional developer in HIV/AIDS research funded by the National Institutes of Health. “His first love was the laboratory,” his wife of 42 years, Dr. Gwendolyn…

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Exhibit tells story of HIV, AIDS struggles

The Florida Department of Health is trying to break down the stigma of living with HIV. The Faces of HIV exhibit will will be on campus on Friday on the Rock from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. The display shares the stories of Florida residents living with HIV and AIDS and break down the stereotypes…

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Outdated policy offensive, invalid

On Aug. 18, I wandered aimlessly around campus with a friend of mine, a hobby of ours from high school. We stumbled upon the blood drive and decided to donate since we both like to help out whenever we can and had nothing better to do. Unfortunately, I couldn’t donate because of the medicine I…

UM sexologist provides ‘serious’ sex tips, promotes sexual health and HIV awareness
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UM sexologist provides ‘serious’ sex tips, promotes sexual health and HIV awareness

Tuesday night’s event, entitled “Sex on the Beach,” changed that. The discussion was organized by students as part of the University of Miami’s “A Week for Life,” a week-long series of events to spread awareness about HIV/AIDS and promote sexual health. The discussion took place in the University Center’s I-Lounge, which was filled with decorations, food and even virgin Daiquiris. Each guest donned a lei necklace and sat on one of the many sofas that were arranged in the shape of a circle.

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