Aurora Ephraim, a University of Miami junior from New Jersey who lived in the University Village, passed away, according to an email from UM President Donna E. Shalala sent Monday afternoon.
Ephraim was a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in physics with minors in biology and math.
She was involved in the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Society of Physics Students and Scientifica Magazine.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends,” Shalala wrote. “As always, University Chaplains are available to assist students, as well as the Counseling Center…”