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Director of Cuban Collections joins HistoryMiami Museum
Administration, News

Director of Cuban Collections joins HistoryMiami Museum

The Richter Library’s extensive collection of historic Cuban documents, artifacts and books will be under the care of a new director after the departure of Maria Estorino. Estorino officially became the director of Collections Management and Programming at the HistoryMiami Museum on Oct. 5. She spent the last 14 years with UM, most recently serving…

Sukkah Design Build fuses Jewish holiday Sukkot with engineering, architecture
Campus Life, News, Religious Life

Sukkah Design Build fuses Jewish holiday Sukkot with engineering, architecture

The start of the Jewish holiday Sukkot on Sunday marked the fifth annual Sukkah Design Build Competition on the Foote Green. Six teams of architecture and engineering students spent weeks designing and building their Sukkah: small, temporary structures to celebrate the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot. The teams followed the biblical specifications for the building…

Library technician calls for feral cat adoption
Campus Life, News

Library technician calls for feral cat adoption

All over campus, there are small communities of feral cats coexisting with students. Library technician Gisela Hernandez has been taking care of 13 feral cats that live around the music library for seven years now – working holidays and weekends – and doesn’t see an end in sight. The area around the Rathskeller and the…

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