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.
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…
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.
Del Toro Shoes, a student-run company set in West Palm Beach brought a niche product that blended expensive taste with affordable price—customized velvet slippers.
William Alton, 25, a manager at a Borders bookstore always wanted to start a record label, but never thought it could happen.
Student-made Videos are one of the many technological and interactive innovations UM’s Graduate School hopes will attract prospective students into applying for admission.