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Study abroad resumes fall trips, kickstarts new UBarcelona Program

After canceling all study abroad arrangements for more than a year, the Study Abroad Office has reinstated a select number of programs for the fall semester and is expanding offerings for the spring.

University leaders work to increase minority representation at RSMAS, rated lowest...

According to the University of Miami’s 2020-2021 factbook, 53% of undergraduate students at UM are Black, Latino, Asian-American, Pacific Islanders or American Indian. At...

Hurricanes interested in service realize their potential with civic scholars

“Civic scholars kept me motivated to participate in voluntarism,” said Farrell. “Civic Scholars always kept me aware of my community and opened my eyes to what the school does offer.”

Student opinion on new Canelink layout divided one week since launch

Last week, a brand new version of CaneLink was introduced to students featuring a new-look interface with a more polished aesthetic and a schedule...

UM updates COVID guidelines as infection slows and vaccination rates increase

The University of Miami announced that outdoor mask mandates on the Coral Gables and marine campuses have been suspended in an email to the...

Spotty Wi-Fi connection causes concern for on-campus students

Since the first week of classes, students are complaining about the “unreliableness” of “CaneNet Wireless,” the student Wi-Fi network across campus.

New CaneLink offers ‘fresh look and feel’

Beginning Sept. 30 students are seeing a new and improved CaneLink, a student information system that many said long needed overhaul.

Julio Frenk and community leaders talk COVID-19, racial justice at ‘State...

The University of Miami returned with the first in-person edition of 'State of the University' since the start of the pandemic Tuesday. The town...

Frost Institute for Chemistry and Molecular Science set to open in...

“It is going to be a great opportunity for doing undergraduate research. It is also going to bring in a great amount of infrastructure and it will be very important to expand the scientific research that we can do,” said Marc Knecht, a chair and professor in UM’s Department of Chemistry.

UM School of Law’s Florida Bar passage rate ranked second...

While the increased Florida Bar passage rate is undoubtedly an accomplishment for the university, the news comes just two months after UM President Julio Frenk abruptly fired law school Dean Anthony Varona, publicly claiming that the law school needed “a dean with the required vision and effectiveness of execution to bring the school to new levels of excellence."

UM administrators to host Town Hall in preparation for fall semester....

Despite rising COVID-19 infection rates in South Florida, the University of Miami will open its doors for in-person classes on Aug. 23 after announcing updated safety protocols to prevent the spread of the Delta variant.

UM law community seeks answers on fired dean as transitional replacement...

Following the July 1 appointment of acting Dean Stephen J. Schnably, a respected, long-time professor at UM law, faculty members released a letter criticizing UM’s firing of Varona and demanding answers from Frenk.