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University of Miami students in Paris reported safe after terror attacks, detail experience
Crime and Safety, International, News

University of Miami students in Paris reported safe after terror attacks, detail experience

All 10 of the University of Miami students studying abroad in Paris have been reported safe following the attacks, according to Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia Whitely. Gunmen and suicide bombers coordinated attacks throughout the City of Light on Friday, setting off bombs and shooting hostages. Targets included restaurants, a soccer stadium and the…

CGIU conference showcases power of big data
CGIU, News

CGIU conference showcases power of big data

The Clinton Global Initiative University’s “The Power of Big Data” event addressed data, data and more data. Held in the University of Miami’s BankUnited Center, the event showcased how big data is making a big impact. Opening the event, Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton introduced students from around the country who have launched initiatives. “Young people…

Week of Cuban Culture: ‘Cuban Carnaval’
Campus Life, News

Week of Cuban Culture: ‘Cuban Carnaval’

Celebrating Cuban culture, the University of Miami’s Federacion de Estudiantes Cubanos (FEC) planned a weeklong series of events to promote Cuban culture through food, art and music. “Cuban Carnaval,” the week’s biggest event, featured vendors from the community who displayed Cuban art and artifacts.

Iron Arrow Honor Society inducts spring 2015 members
Campus Life, News

Iron Arrow Honor Society inducts spring 2015 members

The Iron Arrow Honor Society, the highest honor attained at the University of Miami, finished tapping its newest members into the Tribe Thursday. Founded in 1926 with the university’s opening, Iron Arrow recognizes individuals from the UM community who exemplify the five qualities of Iron Arrow: love of alma mater, character, leadership, scholarship and humility. This…

Week of Cuban Culture kicks off
Campus Life, News

Week of Cuban Culture kicks off

In a celebration of Cuban culture, the University of Miami’s Federacion de Estudiantes Cubanos (FEC) has planned a weeklong series of events to promote Cuban culture through food, art and music. The week officially kicked off Friday with opening ceremonies and a trip to the baseball game, followed by a barbecue on the Green on…

Lady Canes lose to Wake Forest after last-second shot
Basketball, Sports

Lady Canes lose to Wake Forest after last-second shot

WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina – Miami had just experienced back-to-back games with heartbreak endings. Wake Forest made it a third straight. Wake Forest guard Amber Campbell hit a jump shot as time expired to give Wake Forest a dramatic 60-59 victory over Miami Thursday night at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum. Miami (18-10, 8-7 ACC) had lost its…

USpeak hosts Miami author Jaquira Diaz
Community, Edge

USpeak hosts Miami author Jaquira Diaz

Award-winning essayist, fiction writer and Miami native Jaquira Diaz will serve as the featured speaker at the USpeak Flash Fiction & Poetry Performance event at 7 p.m. Thursday. The Wesley House welcomes writers and listeners to another USpeak as part of the bimonthly series held by the College of Arts and Sciences, the English Department’s…

Debate team finds success in competition, communication
News

Debate team finds success in competition, communication

With individuals facing controversial issues around the globe each day, the skill of debate is one that is greatly sought after. It is also a skill that the University of Miami debate team has mastered. The team has won four tournaments in policy debate, which has helped it climb the rankings to No. 1 in the country. The team…

Canes to host Virginia Tech in yet another critical game
Basketball, Sports

Canes to host Virginia Tech in yet another critical game

Following a thrilling double overtime victory at Boston College, Head Coach Jim Larrañaga’s University of Miami Hurricanes hope to keep its NCAA tournament hopes alive against the Virginia Tech Hokies 7 p.m. Wednesday at the BankUnited Center. Last week, Larrañaga said his team needs its rating percentage index (RPI) to be in the top 40 to make the NCAA…

On-campus research magazine asks for funding
News

On-campus research magazine asks for funding

Voting for Student Government (SG) elections has officially begun and will end Wednesday at 4 p.m. In addition to choosing a new SG president, vice president and senate chairs, University of Miami students will also have the opportunity to vote “yes” or “no” for the UMiami Scientifica referendum. Scientifica Magazine is UM’s first undergraduate research magazine, and launched…

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