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New helicopter hovers into university’s hands
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New helicopter hovers into university’s hands

The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) made a unique purchase this holiday season: a helicopter. The Airbus helicopter will be transformed into a research vessel to make scientific observations, such as physical, chemical and biological processes that occur near the Earth’s surface. The helicopter was acquired in December, in part with funding…

Flugtag team doubles its flight length, travels 60 feet
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Flugtag team doubles its flight length, travels 60 feet

  University of Miami’s American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) got wings this Saturday at the Redbull Flugtag competition. Held at Bayfront Park, Flugtag requires competitors to fly homemade flying machines with size and weight constraints. The aircraft was piloted by juniors Oliver Doggart, Ben Patterson and Jon Katzman, and seniors James Johnston and Samad…

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Former students launch website offering daily deals

Two University of Miami alumni are driving a hard bargain with their recent startup DealHomer.com, a website that recommends local deals to members. Launched in May 2011, the Miami-based website was founded by Fadi Bahri and Tarek Murad. DealHomer differentiates itself from other online competitors by featuring deals from affiliate websites such as Groupon, Townhog…

Seana Campbell memorial service Friday
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Seana Campbell memorial service Friday

If one had the chance to meet her, they could see the sparkle in her eyes and the charm in her smile that exuded the compassion and love that guided her life, and brought her within months of graduating from the University of Miami with magna cum laude honors. On Friday, Nov. 21, at 6…

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UM professor wins Pathfinder Award, UM student jumped and robbed on US1, UM Debate Team wins competition, Global Entrepreneurship Week “Launches” Nov. 17

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