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LUCID inspires eco-friendly lifestyles
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LUCID inspires eco-friendly lifestyles

LUCID energy-monitoring dashboards were installed into Hecht and Stanford residential colleges, the Hecht-Stanford Dining Hall, three University Village buildings and the MacArthur Engineering Building in August. The initiative came to fruition after months of work between Student Government’s Energy and Conservation Organization (ECO), Green U and the University of Miami’s Facilities Management Department. “You can…

SLIDESHOW: Autism Field Day
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SLIDESHOW: Autism Field Day

        (Photos by Holly Bensur) On Friday afternoon, the University of Miami hosted a field day for children and teens with autism in Miami. April is Autism Awareness Month and UM students had the opportunity to join the UM Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) at the UM Field Day for…

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New park brings greener grass to downtown Miami

Nestled in the concrete heart of downtown Miami, a new environmentally-friendly green space is scheduled to open by the end of October or the beginning of November. Grand Central Park, as the location is called, is expected to attract locals and tourists alike to an outdoor space designed for public events, festivals, farmers markets and…

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Plans for campus bike rental program delayed

The campus bike rental program will not be launched this fall semester. Jake Krupa, treasurer for Student Government (SG), worked with the Department of Parking and Transportation Services last spring to initiate a bike rental program this fall. “Unfortunately, because of the new parking system being implemented, the bike rental program hasn’t seen much more…

Stockholm program offers multiple opportunities
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Stockholm program offers multiple opportunities

“Going Green in Stockholm” is a learning experience that allows students to engage in the environment. The session will be led by Knight Chair and former New York Times correspondent, Joseph B. Treaster, while Professor Anita Cava, Director of the University of Miami’s Ethics Programs, will talk to students prior to the trip about the environment and ethical issues.

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UN Day advance

United Nations Day has been celebrated at UM for the past four years to honor thediplomatic organization’s charter, which was created in 1947 to promote international peace and cooperation.

Demonstration ignites fire safety awareness
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Demonstration ignites fire safety awareness

The fire was part of a live burn demonstration of two mock dorm rooms hosted by the security office in the Department of Housing and Residence Life Wednesday afternoon on the university green. As a part of National Fire Safety Awareness Month, the office staged the burn, giving away free pizza, drinks, T-shirts and refrigerator magnets to call students’ attentions to fire safety issues.

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