A University of Miami Life Science and Technology Park is being built near the Miller School of Medicine, causing residents of Overtown to ask for one percentage of the development’s economic projected input to the help the community in the long-term.
After two months of difficult negotiations, 32 BJ SEIU, the union that represents these university workers, got a three-year contract with increased wages, seniority status, increased vacation time and other benefits.
Plans to renovate the UC resulted in this upheaval, causing administrators and student organizations on the second floor to be relocated or displaced. According to Dan Westbrook, director of the UC, the plan was formulated when the university discovered last spring they were eligible for money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Caldas told the story of how she went on vacation with her family for her sister’s wedding. One night she had too much to drink and was raped. The day after, Caldas pretended as if nothing happened. She smiled for wedding photos. Nine months would pass until she told her mother. She was 16 years old.
The Coral Gables City Commission approved a settlement on Tuesday that will pay almost $2 million for medical bills of a University of Miami student who was struck last fall by a street sweeper, according to a story in The Miami Herald. A settlement of $1,960,500 will help cover Milov’s medical bills that come to $1,250,000.
Many of us have trouble remembering the name of an acquaintance we met a month ago; the phone number of a best friend or even what we had for breakfast this morning. But a University of Miami student has proven that with practice, people can improve their memory.
Out on the Green, near the path to Richter Library, stands a rather large tent. Scattered few feet away are some glow sticks, a deck of cards, shoes and stuffed animals. On a cold Miami night, wearing a blue bathrobe over his clothes, senior Kemy Joseph tried selling these items to pay for his meals.