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Hope for Life: Organ Donor sign-up event

Hope for Life, a new student organization dedicated to advancing organ donation, will have a party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. next Wednesday at The Rock with free food and giveaways.

Budgetball Tournament Champions

The University of Miami’s Launch Pad team won the Budgetball tournament held Saturday and will be traveling to Washington, D.C., in June for the...

Red-shouldered hawks take refuge near Mahoney-Pearson, attack passersby

For the past three years, red-shouldered hawks have nested behind the Mahoney-Pearson dining hall, making it clear that the space is reserved only for them. And they're back, just in time for nesting season.

Budgetball panel urges students to ‘take action now’ in financial crisis

    It's the youth of the nation, like students at the University of Miami, who will be left to face the growing debt of America. As...

ChabadUM to present Purim concert

Chabad at the University of Miami presents “Purim Concert on the Patio” in celebration of the Jewish holiday Purim this Tuesday on the UC Patio. ChabadUM is sponsoring the free event. Organizations including Hillel, Zeta Beta Tau, Sigma Delta Tau and Sigma Alpha Mu will be participating in the event. Live music will be played by Hasidic rap star Dr. Laz.

Provost LeBlanc is third highest paid chief academic officer among private universities

UM's Provost Thomas J. LeBlanc has been named the third highest paid chief academic officer at a private institution, raking in more than $600,000 for the 2006-2007 fiscal year, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education.

UM online music provider Ruckus shuts its doors, takes school by surprise

Ruckus, an online music service geared towards universities including the University of Miami, closed its virtual doors on Feb. 6. The site, which allowed students to stream an unlimited amount of music, was designed to appeal to college students, offering a legal alternative to the piracy that can be found on many campuses.

UM takes precautions to prevent salmonella poisoning

Though salmonella spread via peanut butter is taking the nation by storm, the University of Miami sees no reason to worry.

Shalala speaks on Obama’s cabinet selections

UM's resident Cabinet member and president Donna E. Shalala answers questions about President-elect Barack Obama's selections thus far.

Student Activity Center delayed by economy, Rat could stay open throughout fall

The Rathskeller, originally supposed to close in spring 2009, will remain open the rest of the spring semester and more than likely into the fall semester as well.


New project, "Mt. Trashmore," Tickets on Sale for POWERade Jam Fest, UM Colombian Paramilitaries Conference

Candlelight vigil for Mumbai victims tomorrow night

A candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai will occur tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the UC Lower Lounge.
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