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Haiti conference
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Haiti conference

The University of Miami hosted a two-day workshop for scientists and engineers across the globe to come together and make recommendations on how to rebuild Haiti and decrease the threat of future disasters.

Life and art of the Carribbean
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Life and art of the Carribbean

What had been the publics’ perception on the Caribbean? White, sandy beaches, palm trees and your favorite tropical drink? The majority of people believed that because of the Caribbean’s portrayal in tourism brochures, TW commercials and films.

Providing an artistic escape
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Providing an artistic escape

On the second floor of an art studio in Little Haiti, small groups of UM law students in white shirts moved art pieces and furniture around to start repainting its walls dark blue. UM’s chapter of the Law Student Division (LSD), along with attorneys and local lawyer organizations, volunteered Saturday at the annual “Raising the…

Helping Haitians in Miami
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Helping Haitians in Miami

The University of Miami and Center for Haitian Studies hosted a training session on Feb. 13th, for volunteers to assess if the earthquake has caused psychological trauma among the Haitian community.

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How to help Haiti

The Haitian Student Organization (HSO), along with the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), hosted a roundtable discussion last night at the Wesley Center discussing initiatives that UM will commit to for helping Haiti.

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Concert to benefit Haiti

On Feb. 14, the BankUnited Center will welcome the “One Love for Haiti” concert, a benefit relief event that will have a slew of Caribbean and Haitian musicians.

Volunteers donate their time packaging goods for Haiti
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Volunteers donate their time packaging goods for Haiti

Outside of a warehouse in the city of Doral, UM Senior, Peggy Laguerre stood in front of a mountain of packages, bags and suitcases filled with donations for Haiti from toiletries to toys to spoons. On Saturday, volunteer supervisors told Laguerre and 43 other students they needed to hurry up before the rain set in. If the rain came the items would be ruined and thrown away.

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