According to the New York Times, University of Miami had the 46th most cases out of more than 1,900 schools they tracked. As UM has continued to promote the semester as a success, many faculty disagree.
9,433 students have received their seasonal flu vaccine, while another 3,413 have not according to UM.
Democrats in Florida lost big on Election Day, with the state moving firmly to the right in elections for president and Congress, including an unexpected unseating of South Florida Reps. Donna Shalala (D-27) and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-26).
Although members of the community were concerned about the possible use of facial recognition to identify individuals on campus recently, specifically participants at the “die-in” protest, evidence points to the university using camera footage along with Cane Card swipes and WiFi connectivity to pinpoint students on campus.
Looks like the party is over. The punishments for Sigma Chi and Pi Kappa Alpha are the first reported punishments for fraternities at UM in violation of the university’s Covid-19 protocols barring parties of any kind.
Sigma Chi and Pi Kappa Alpha, commonly referred to as Sig Chi and Pike, have been ordered to cease operations and are facing probable suspension, according to administration.
Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin and political activist, will be the fifth speaker in the series, this time to be held digitally.
Three days after University of Miami’s president, Julio Frenk, sat for a contentious live interview on national television where he was pressed about the total number of Covid-19 cases at UM and refused to answer, UM has updated it’s Covid-19 dashboard to display cumulative statistics. However, the numbers are different than previously reported, raising more questions.
These changes include limiting the use of the ceremonial drum in the tapping ceremony, discontinuing student leadership titles of chief, son of chief and medicine man, as well as the folding of the arms.