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News Briefs 3/30
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News Briefs 3/30

Health Outreach Peer Educator Health Outreach Peer Educators (HOPE) are looking for students interested in being part of the program. HOPE members are trained to teach fellow students about pertinent health issues. Those interested will have the opportunity to learn about sexual health, relationships, hazing, discrimination, stress, time management, gambling and more. To apply, visit…

Vigil celebrates the life of Aurora Ephraim
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Vigil celebrates the life of Aurora Ephraim

On Thursday night, family, friends and administrators gathered to share stories and celebrate the life of Aurora Ephraim, a 20-year-old junior who passed away on March 15. Ephraim was a physics major from New Jersey and involved on campus with organizations including the American Society of Civil Engineers, National Organization for Women at UM (NOW), Scientifica…

Miami Music Week closes with weekend performances
Edge, Music, Ultra

Miami Music Week closes with weekend performances

Downtown Miami will be lit up next week as the biggest names in electronic dance music (EDM) play their best music and release new songs at the world-renowned Ultra Music Festival. Students who love the music and can’t get enough EDM can explore what the rest of Miami Music Week has to offer. For more…

News Briefs 3/26
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News Briefs 3/26

Miller Recognition Dr. Pascal J. Goldschmidt, dean of UM Miller School of Medicine, announced in a university-wide email Tuesday that Miller’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of four Florida cancer centers, and the only one in South Florida, to receive recognition as a state-designated Cancer Center of Excellence. The Cancer Center of Excellence award…

Senate Recap: SAC renaming, hand-sanitizing stations, freshman forgiveness rule
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Senate Recap: SAC renaming, hand-sanitizing stations, freshman forgiveness rule

Student Government’s (SG) Senate is winding down on long-term projects and beginning applications for new positions. Ralph Cabrera, a candidate running to be the mayor of Coral Gables, spoke about improvements he intends on making to campus if elected. The former commissioner plans on improving safety on San Amaro Drive by illuminating the cross walk and signs whenever…

Shows to see during Miami Music Week
Community, Edge, Music, Ultra

Shows to see during Miami Music Week

People from around the world have been waiting for Ultra Music Festival (UMF) to light up downtown Miami and enjoy today’s top electronic dance music (EDM) DJs. While ticket prices to Ultra have become so expensive that it has inhibited fans from going, Miami Music Week provides a platform for big-name DJs to perform individual shows that won’t make your wallet cry. Here…

Business plans brought to life with help of Launch Pad
Finance, News

Business plans brought to life with help of Launch Pad

For an alumnus like Chuck Woodard, his time at the university allowed him to catapult a simple idea into a booming business. Woodard is the creator of Chill-N Nitrogen Ice Cream, a business that the Launch Pad helped shape. He began with an idea to create natural flavored ice cream with liquid nitrogen and is…

News Briefs 3/23
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News Briefs 3/23

Know Justice, Know Peace A panel of speakers will take part in “Know Justice, Know Peace: A Symposium on Race, Policing and Social Justice in the 21st Century,” including Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin and co-founder of the Trayvon Martin Foundation. Jelani Cobb, contributor for The New Yorker and associate professor of history at…

News Briefs 3/19
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News Briefs 3/19

Women’s Leadership Symposium The committee for Women’s Leadership Symposium is hosting a student-run conference supporting women’s empowerment from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. “Constructing You” will include networking with successful women in South Florida and workshops to explore various issues affecting society. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. The event is free for students….

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