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Frost Music Studios opens bigger, better building
Academics, News

Frost Music Studios opens bigger, better building

The Frost School of Music has received a face-lift. On Friday, the school unveiled its new Patricia Louise Frost Music Studios, which will serve as a space for music students and faculty to practice their craft. The 41,089-square-foot building includes 77 teaching studios and two classrooms. The studios, featuring a LEED Platinum designation for efficiency and environmental sensitivity,…

SunSmart 5k fights melanoma
Campus Life, Community, News

SunSmart 5k fights melanoma

South Florida is renowned for its sunny climate, perfect for sunbathers and people looking to get a tan. Yet this can have potentially devastating repercussions. Excessive exposure to the sun may lead to melanoma, or skin cancer. To help raise awareness about this topic, medical students at University of Miami have set up the SunSmart…

Plus One Scholarship helps enrich studies
Academics, Administration, News

Plus One Scholarship helps enrich studies

Students now have the option of staying an extra year at the University of Miami. The Plus One Scholarship Program will provide students the option to take a tuition-free fifth year or an extra semester at UM. To qualify for this program, students must demonstrate that they are able to meet all the requisites required…

Smart Meals program promotes teacher-student communication
News

Smart Meals program promotes teacher-student communication

More professors may be making their way to the dining halls thanks to Smart Meals, a Student Government (SG) program that extends students’ interactions with their professors beyond the classroom and office hours. SG developed Smart Meals to allow students to ask a professor to share a free lunch with them in the Mahoney-Pearson or…

Class offers chance to honor survivors
Academics, Community, News

Class offers chance to honor survivors

As the time gap between the Holocaust and the present widens, the University of Miami’s Holocaust Survivors Support Internship Program (HSSIP) aims to raise awareness, educating students on the Holocaust by pairing them with survivors. The two semester program matches thirty survivors with a maximum of forty students. The students meet with their individual survivors…

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