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Airlines to waive certain fees for Irma-related student travel changes
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Airlines to waive certain fees for Irma-related student travel changes

The University of Miami announced today that American Airlines and JetBlue will waive certain fees for students with flights scheduled for the end of the fall semester. Students traveling on American Airlines from Miami (MIA), Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) or West Palm Beach (PBI) with original travel dates from Monday, Dec. 11 through Saturday, Dec. 16 are…

University announces date classes will resume, residential colleges to open Sept. 22
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University announces date classes will resume, residential colleges to open Sept. 22

UPDATE, 7:40 p.m., Sept. 14, 2017: 24 hours after UM announced a slew of dates when classes will resume and changes to the fall semester’s academic calendar, a new advisory sent out today details the school’s recovery progress. The 11th alert, now called a storm recovery alert, said the university has made “significant progress in the…

Being kind to oneself and others during a crisis
Hurricane

Being kind to oneself and others during a crisis

Ben Stocking is the University of Miami Counseling Center psychologist who is staying with students at the university shelter during Hurricane Irma. These are his tips for coping with a crisis like a hurricane. Acknowledge the feelings Crisis situations can bring about feelings of distress, guilt and worry. Stocking says “be present” with those emotions…

Hurricane Irma Liveblog
Blogs, Cover, Hurricane

Hurricane Irma Liveblog

Hurricane Irma is expected to make a turn toward Florida in the next 24 to 48 hours. The size and strength of the storm drove the largest evacuation in the state’s history. Thousands of residents are in shelters. Even more left the state entirely. Most of our reporters and staff at The Miami Hurricane left…

UM students arrested in prostitution sting
Crime and Safety, News

UM students arrested in prostitution sting

Two University of Miami students, 23-year-old Acacia Friedman and 21-year-old Maury Noun, were arrested on March 29 in a prostitution sting by the Coral Gables Police Department. A third student, Samara Charlotin, 19, was also arrested. Charlotin self-reported as a Florida International University student, but she appears on the UM student database, as do Friedman…

Women’s center bill passed, pending approval by Vice President for Student Affairs
News, Student Government

Women’s center bill passed, pending approval by Vice President for Student Affairs

Student Government (SG) Senate voted almost unanimously March 29 to pass a recommendation that the university create a women’s and gender resource center. The authors of the bill, senators David Mejia, Milind Khurana, Dominique Hardy and Justin Grauer and students Carolina Bendaña and Shannon Casey, were relieved to see the project make some progress after…

BREAKING: Student dies at Red Road Commons
Crime and Safety, News

BREAKING: Student dies at Red Road Commons

Update, 5:12 p.m., March 30, 2017: The University of Miami Division of Student Affairs confirmed the identity of the student who died as Nicolas de Lavalette in an email sent to students Thursday afternoon.  De Lavelette was a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences studying economics with a minor in entrepreneurship, according to the statement…

UM announces Jacqueline Travisano as new COO
Administration, Finance, News

UM announces Jacqueline Travisano as new COO

  University of Miami President Julio Frenk announced in a message to the UM community Thursday that Jacqueline Travisano will be the new executive vice president for business and finance and chief operating officer. This means she will handle all financial functions of the university, from campus planning to entertainment and dining facilities, information technology…

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