The search for student housing for next year just became a little more difficult. In an email to students and faculty at the end of the winter break, the University of Miami announced the closing of the student apartment area after this semester.
Although it may have to face the economic realities of the recession to continue some of its projects, the University of Miami chapter of Engineers Without Borders has already showed that they mean business.
As he sat at his desk one afternoon, sending off e-mails and getting ready for his next meeting, College of Engineering professor and associate dean Shihab Asfour received one e-mail that both surprised and pleased him.
The McKnight Doctoral Fellows Conference, sponsored by the Florida Education Fund (FEF), awarded him the William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Award.