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Honor society members share experiences
Campus Life, News

Honor society members share experiences

Four members of Iron Arrow, the University of Miami’s highest honor society, shared how their experiences at UM influenced their lives during the “My U” event Thursday night in the Student Activities Center. The panel, which included Norm Parsons Jr., Elizabeth Rodriguez, John Routh and Jonathan Vilma, represented a diverse range of alumni who returned…

Canes in uniform share stories about service, college transition
News, Student Organization

Canes in uniform share stories about service, college transition

Four University of Miami students transitioning from battlefields to the classroom shared stories about their military experiences and adjustments as university students during the Canes in Uniform event Thursday night in the Student Activities Center. The panel of American, Singaporean and Israeli UM students – Tyler DerDerian, April Ripley, Marcus Lim and Abir Gitlin – reflected on…

Art class gives creativity a cause
Academics, Community, News

Art class gives creativity a cause

Billie Grace Lynn, an associate professor in the University of Miami Department of Art and Art History, wants to make the world a better place through art. She is inspired by socially engaged art projects like Project Row Houses, in which a team of artists and volunteers restored derelict houses for low-income African-American families in the Third Ward area of…

Ancient Greek heroine Antigone has modern relevance
Academics, News

Ancient Greek heroine Antigone has modern relevance

Anastasia Bakogianni presented a fresh take on the nearly 2,500-year-old Greek play “Antigone” Monday at the University of Miami’s Richter Library. Bakogianni, who teaches courses on Greek literature and the reception of classics at the University of London, gave a lecture titled “Antigone: On Stage and Screen,” and described how Sophocles’ titular heroine is still…

Homecoming service day proves fruitful
Community, Homecoming 2014, News

Homecoming service day proves fruitful

After making it through a week of classes, about 200 students from various campus organizations spent their Saturday morning participating in Hurricanes Help the Hometown (HHTH), a Homecoming event that happens to be one of the longest-standing service days at the University of Miami. This annual event was planned out six months ahead of Homecoming…

Scientific leader Alan Leshner encourages ethical approach to science
Campus Life, News, Science and Technology

Scientific leader Alan Leshner encourages ethical approach to science

Alan Leshner, executive publisher of the journal Science, explored the relationship between societal beliefs and scientific findings in his talk to students and faculty members at the University of Miami Wednesday night. Leshner visited campus as part of the Adrienne Arsht Distinguished Speaker Series in Ethics, which brings speakers to campus through donations from philanthropist Adrienne Arsht in…

Annual benefit concert draws awareness to spinal cord injuries
Community, Culture

Annual benefit concert draws awareness to spinal cord injuries

A diverse crowd gathered at Peacock Park in Coconut Grove on Sept. 27  to celebrate the annual Woodystock benefit concert. Artists offered canvases and brushes for visitors to paint with, vendors sold refreshments to combat the afternoon sun, and musicians played tunes ranging from classical violin to reggae to indie soul. Woodystock, which boasts both local…

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